Latest Data (2018)
Population 192,364
Nationwide Rank 129

Quick Facts

Tempe, Arizona is the 129th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Tempe, Arizona is a city.

Tempe, Arizona is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Tempe had its largest population ever.

Tempe, Arizona's growth is about average. 43% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Tempe, Arizona Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
119 Montgomery, Alabama 198,218 -1.7%
120 Akron, Ohio 198,006 -8.6%
121 Little Rock, Arkansas 197,881 7.9%
122 Huntsville, Alabama 197,318 23.2%
123 Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia 196,939 0.9%
124 Port St. Lucie, Florida 195,248 118.9%
125 Grand Prairie, Texas 194,614 51.9%
126 Columbus, Georgia 194,160 4.1%
127 Tallahassee, Florida 193,551 26.5%
128 Overland Park, Kansas 192,536 26.9%
129 Tempe, Arizona 192,364 21.0%
130 McKinney, Texas 191,645 242.2%
131 Mobile, Alabama 189,572 -4.6%
132 Cape Coral, Florida 189,343 83.2%
133 Shreveport, Louisiana 188,987 -5.7%
134 Frisco, Texas 188,170 433.3%
135 Knoxville, Tennessee 187,500 6.3%
136 Worcester, Massachusetts 185,877 7.7%
137 Brownsville, Texas 183,392 27.9%
138 Vancouver, Washington 183,012 24.8%
139 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 182,595 6.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Arizona

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
82 Chandler 257,165 43.2%
85 Scottsdale 255,310 24.9%
87 Glendale 250,702 13.0%
88 Gilbert 248,279 111.6%
129 Tempe 192,364 21.0%
152 Peoria 172,259 55.2%
198 Surprise 138,161 327.1%
318 Yuma 97,908 23.7%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 192,364 129
2017 185,038 133
2016 182,498 133
2015 175,826 138
2014 172,816 142
2013 168,228 143
2012 166,842 144
2011 163,736 145
2010 161,719 145
2009 178,519 130
2008 175,692 130
2007 172,571 130
2006 169,460 132
2005 166,698 134
2004 165,070 132
2003 162,168 134
2002 161,396 133
2001 159,995 131
2000 158,860 130
1990 142,056 127