Latest Data (2015)
Population 1,563,025
Nationwide Rank 6

Quick Facts

Phoenix, Arizona is the 6th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Phoenix, Arizona is a city.

Phoenix, Arizona is as large as it has ever been. In 2015 Phoenix had its largest population ever.

Phoenix, Arizona is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 60% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Phoenix, Arizona Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
1 New York, New York 6.6%
2 Los Angeles, California 7.2%
3 Chicago, Illinois -6.0%
4 Houston, Texas 16.0%
5 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 3.5%
6 Phoenix, Arizona 17.7%
7 San Antonio, Texas 26.2%
8 San Diego, California 13.7%
9 Dallas, Texas 9.1%
10 San Jose, California 13.6%
11 Austin, Texas 38.6%
12 Jacksonville, Florida 17.8%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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