Latest Data (2016)
Population 182,498
Nationwide Rank 133

Quick Facts

Tempe, Arizona is the 133rd largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Tempe, Arizona is a city.

Tempe, Arizona is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 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
2000-2016
123 Salt Lake City, Utah 193,744 6.5%
124 Huntsville, Alabama 193,079 20.6%
125 Mobile, Alabama 192,904 -2.9%
126 Tallahassee, Florida 190,894 24.7%
127 Grand Prairie, Texas 190,682 48.8%
128 Overland Park, Kansas 188,966 24.5%
129 Knoxville, Tennessee 186,239 5.6%
130 Port St. Lucie, Florida 185,132 107.6%
131 Worcester, Massachusetts 184,508 6.9%
132 Brownsville, Texas 183,823 28.2%
133 Tempe, Arizona 182,498 14.8%
134 Santa Clarita, California 181,972 16.9%
135 Newport News, Virginia 181,825 0.8%
136 Cape Coral, Florida 179,804 73.9%
137 Providence, Rhode Island 179,219 3.0%
138 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 178,752 4.4%
139 Chattanooga, Tennessee 177,571 13.2%
140 Rancho Cucamonga, California 176,534 36.7%
141 Oceanside, California 175,464 8.3%
142 Santa Rosa, California 175,155 17.3%
143 Garden Grove, California 174,858 5.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Arizona

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
84 Chandler 247,477 37.8%
85 Scottsdale 246,645 20.7%
86 Glendale 245,895 10.8%
93 Gilbert 237,133 102.1%
133 Tempe 182,498 14.8%
156 Peoria 164,173 47.9%
202 Surprise 132,677 310.1%
330 Yuma 94,906 19.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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