Latest Data (2016)
Population 59,698
Nationwide Rank 620

Quick Facts

Pontiac, Michigan is the 620th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Pontiac, Michigan is a city.

Pontiac, Michigan is currently 16.1% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Pontiac, Michigan's growth is extremely below average. 98% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Pontiac, Michigan Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
610 Petaluma, California 60,530 10.3%
611 Vineland, New Jersey 60,525 8.4%
612 Taylorsville, Utah 60,436 2.8%
613 Idaho Falls, Idaho 60,211 17.8%
614 Noblesville, Indiana 60,183 100.2%
615 Bristol, Connecticut 60,147 -0.2%
616 West Allis, Wisconsin 60,087 -1.6%
617 Gardena, California 60,048 3.6%
618 La Mesa, California 59,948 9.3%
619 St. Clair Shores, Michigan 59,775 -5.1%
620 Pontiac, Michigan 59,698 -11.7%
621 Meriden, Connecticut 59,622 2.3%
622 Dublin, California 59,583 94.3%
623 Coconut Creek, Florida 59,405 34.3%
624 Casper, Wyoming 59,324 19.3%
625 Owensboro, Kentucky 59,273 9.2%
626 Ocala, Florida 59,253 24.6%
627 Chapel Hill, North Carolina 59,246 23.3%
628 Pflugerville, Texas 59,245 146.2%
629 Lancaster, Pennsylvania 59,218 4.3%
630 Novi, Michigan 59,211 24.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Michigan

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
239 Lansing 116,020 -2.7%
315 Flint 97,386 -21.9%
333 Dearborn 94,444 -3.4%
334 Livonia 94,041 -6.5%
398 Troy 83,641 3.2%
414 Westland 81,545 -5.9%
418 Farmington Hills 81,129 -1.1%
454 Kalamazoo 75,984 -1.3%
458 Wyoming 75,567 8.6%
478 Rochester Hills 73,422 6.4%
479 Southfield 73,100 -6.6%
597 Taylor 61,177 -7.2%
619 St. Clair Shores 59,775 -5.1%
620 Pontiac 59,698 -11.7%
630 Novi 59,211 24.7%
634 Royal Oak 59,006 -1.6%
671 Dearborn Heights 55,761 -4.4%
741 Kentwood 51,689 13.7%
742 Battle Creek 51,534 -3.4%
774 Saginaw 48,984 -20.4%
779 East Lansing 48,870 4.9%
788 Portage 48,508 7.9%
805 Roseville 47,602 -0.9%
898 Midland 42,096 0.7%
991 Muskegon 38,349 -4.2%
1038 Lincoln Park 36,720 -8.2%
1132 Holland 33,543 -4.2%
1134 Bay City 33,511 -8.7%
1160 Jackson 32,918 -9.1%
1166 Eastpointe 32,673 -3.9%
1255 Madison Heights 30,088 -3.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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