Latest Data (2016)
Population 1,615,017
Nationwide Rank 5

Quick Facts

Phoenix, Arizona is the 5th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Phoenix, Arizona is a city.

Phoenix, Arizona is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Phoenix had its largest population ever.

Phoenix, Arizona is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 72% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Phoenix, Arizona Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
1 New York, New York 8,537,673 6.5%
2 Los Angeles, California 3,976,322 7.3%
3 Chicago, Illinois 2,704,958 -6.5%
4 Houston, Texas 2,303,482 16.4%
5 Phoenix, Arizona 1,615,017 21.7%
6 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1,567,872 3.5%
7 San Antonio, Texas 1,492,510 28.2%
8 San Diego, California 1,406,630 14.6%
9 Dallas, Texas 1,317,929 10.6%
10 San Jose, California 1,025,350 13.4%
11 Austin, Texas 947,890 41.0%
12 Jacksonville, Florida 880,619 19.5%
13 San Francisco, California 870,887 12.0%
14 Columbus, Ohio 860,090 20.1%
15 Indianapolis, Indiana 855,164 9.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 1,615,017 5
2015 1,563,025 6
2014 1,537,058 6
2013 1,513,367 6
2012 1,488,750 6
2011 1,464,214 6
2010 1,445,632 6
2009 1,593,659 5
2008 1,569,917 5
2007 1,538,431 5
2006 1,510,609 6
2005 1,470,302 6
2004 1,424,000 6
2003 1,392,602 6
2002 1,371,454 6
2001 1,348,132 6
2000 1,326,997 6
1990 988,983 10
1980 789,704 9
1970 581,562 20
1960 439,170 29
1950 106,818 99