Latest Data (2015)
Population 175,826
Nationwide Rank 138

Quick Facts

Tempe, Arizona is the 138th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Tempe, Arizona is a city.

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

Tempe, Arizona's growth is about average. 51% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Tempe, Arizona Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
132 Newport News, Virginia 1.1%
133 Santa Clarita, California 17.1%
134 Port St. Lucie, Florida 101.1%
135 Providence, Rhode Island 3.0%
136 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 4.3%
137 Chattanooga, Tennessee 12.6%
138 Tempe, Arizona 10.6%
139 Oceanside, California 8.4%
140 Garden Grove, California 6.0%
141 Rancho Cucamonga, California 35.7%
142 Cape Coral, Florida 69.5%
143 Santa Rosa, California 17.2%
144 Vancouver, Washington 17.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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