Latest Data (2017)
Population 15,520
Nationwide Rank 2224

Quick Facts

Payson, Arizona is the 2,224th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Payson, Arizona is a town.

Payson, Arizona is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Payson had its largest population ever.

Payson, Arizona's growth is about average. 49% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Payson, Arizona Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2214 Mitchell, South Dakota 15,603 6.8%
2215 Berea, Kentucky 15,597 37.6%
2216 Middleburg Heights, Ohio 15,587 0.2%
2217 La Grange, Illinois 15,581 0.0%
2218 Pataskala, Ohio 15,566 49.9%
2219 Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan 15,560 -8.9%
2220 New Haven, Indiana 15,560 16.9%
2221 Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania 15,554 -16.7%
2222 Ammon, Idaho 15,540 138.0%
2223 Fairburn, Georgia 15,520 148.7%
2224 Payson, Arizona 15,520 13.4%
2225 Jasper, Indiana 15,519 17.7%
2226 Traverse City, Michigan 15,515 6.8%
2227 River Falls, Wisconsin 15,510 22.2%
2228 Dickson, Tennessee 15,509 20.1%
2229 Los Lunas, New Mexico 15,501 53.2%
2230 Westbury, New York 15,493 7.7%
2231 Johnstown, Colorado 15,478 246.1%
2232 Hueytown, Alabama 15,460 -5.1%
2233 Addison, Texas 15,458 9.2%
2234 Rutland, Vermont 15,440 -10.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Arizona

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1287 Kingman 29,472 40.1%
1292 Sahuarita 29,318 676.0%
1441 Florence 26,074 50.6%
1532 Fountain Hills 24,583 20.0%
1814 Nogales 20,076 -3.9%
1888 Eloy 19,168 82.3%
2155 Douglas 16,165 -2.5%
2160 Somerton 16,120 113.1%
2224 Payson 15,520 13.4%
2343 Paradise Valley 14,293 4.3%
2577 Coolidge 12,698 49.1%
2684 Cottonwood 12,023 28.1%
2738 Chino Valley 11,705 41.7%
2829 Camp Verde 11,201 18.0%
2848 Show Low 11,098 40.3%
2998 Sedona 10,336 0.8%
3141 Safford 9,641 4.3%
3184 Winslow 9,402 -1.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 15,520 2,224
2016 15,476 2,214
2015 15,345 2,219
2014 15,245 2,210
2013 15,245 2,199
2012 15,215 2,196
2011 15,253 2,180
2010 15,301 2,153
2009 15,547 2,098
2008 15,473 2,091
2007 15,409 2,079
2006 15,039 2,105
2005 14,458 2,153
2004 14,265 2,157
2003 14,099 2,150
2002 14,007 2,143
2001 13,818 2,149
2000 13,681 2,157
1990 8,682 2,752