Latest Data (2017)
Population 1,626,078
Nationwide Rank 5

Quick Facts

Phoenix, Arizona is the 5th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Phoenix, Arizona is a city.

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

Phoenix, Arizona is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 66% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Phoenix, Arizona Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1 New York, New York 8,622,698 7.5%
2 Los Angeles, California 3,999,759 7.9%
3 Chicago, Illinois 2,716,450 -6.1%
4 Houston, Texas 2,312,717 16.9%
5 Phoenix, Arizona 1,626,078 22.5%
6 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1,580,863 4.4%
7 San Antonio, Texas 1,511,946 29.9%
8 San Diego, California 1,419,516 15.7%
9 Dallas, Texas 1,341,075 12.6%
10 San Jose, California 1,035,317 14.5%
11 Austin, Texas 950,715 41.4%
12 Jacksonville, Florida 892,062 21.1%
13 San Francisco, California 884,363 13.7%
14 Columbus, Ohio 879,170 22.7%
15 Fort Worth, Texas 874,168 60.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 1,626,078 5
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