Latest Data (2017)
Population 59,792
Nationwide Rank 629

Quick Facts

Pontiac, Michigan is the 629th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Pontiac, Michigan is a city.

Pontiac, Michigan is currently 15.9% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Pontiac, Michigan's growth is extremely below average. 100% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Pontiac, Michigan Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
619 Lakewood, Washington 60,296 3.2%
620 Gardena, California 60,224 3.9%
621 Bristol, Connecticut 60,223 -0.1%
622 Millcreek, Utah 60,192
623 La Mesa, California 60,021 9.5%
624 Woodland, California 60,012 20.6%
625 Taylorsville, Utah 59,992 2.0%
626 West Allis, Wisconsin 59,934 -1.8%
627 Meriden, Connecticut 59,927 2.8%
628 Chapel Hill, North Carolina 59,862 24.6%
629 Pontiac, Michigan 59,792 -11.6%
630 Novi, Michigan 59,715 25.7%
631 Lancaster, Pennsylvania 59,708 5.1%
632 St. Clair Shores, Michigan 59,635 -5.3%
633 Owensboro, Kentucky 59,404 9.5%
634 Sanford, Florida 59,317 51.3%
635 Springfield, Ohio 59,208 -10.1%
636 Porterville, California 59,145 28.7%
637 Royal Oak, Michigan 59,112 -1.4%
638 Ocala, Florida 59,110 24.3%
639 Bartlett, Tennessee 59,102 33.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In Michigan

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
239 Lansing 116,986 -1.9%
321 Flint 96,448 -22.6%
334 Dearborn 94,491 -3.4%
338 Livonia 94,105 -6.5%
404 Troy 83,813 3.4%
413 Westland 81,747 -5.7%
419 Farmington Hills 81,050 -1.2%
460 Wyoming 75,938 9.1%
463 Kalamazoo 75,807 -1.5%
477 Rochester Hills 74,205 7.6%
482 Southfield 73,208 -6.5%
606 Taylor 61,276 -7.1%
629 Pontiac 59,792 -11.6%
630 Novi 59,715 25.7%
632 St. Clair Shores 59,635 -5.3%
637 Royal Oak 59,112 -1.4%
680 Dearborn Heights 55,758 -4.4%
743 Kentwood 51,747 13.9%
752 Battle Creek 51,286 -3.8%
788 East Lansing 48,844 4.8%
790 Portage 48,816 8.6%
796 Saginaw 48,677 -20.9%
819 Roseville 47,501 -1.1%
909 Midland 41,950 0.3%
1009 Muskegon 38,131 -4.8%
1050 Lincoln Park 36,655 -8.4%
1147 Holland 33,366 -4.7%
1156 Bay City 33,188 -9.6%
1174 Jackson 32,704 -9.7%
1176 Eastpointe 32,511 -4.4%
1264 Madison Heights 30,050 -3.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 59,792 629
2016 59,698 620
2015 59,917 612
2014 59,808 608
2013 59,887 594
2012 60,175 583
2011 59,857 579
2010 59,515 573
2009 66,247 491
2008 66,104 486
2007 66,174 474
2006 66,445 466
2005 66,714 459
2004 67,017 445
2003 66,853 443
2002 67,230 437
2001 67,754 425
2000 67,653 419
1990 71,136 328