Latest Data (2017)
Population 15,515
Nationwide Rank 2226

Quick Facts

Traverse City, Michigan is the 2,226th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Traverse City, Michigan is a city.

Traverse City, Michigan is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Traverse City had its largest population ever.

Traverse City, Michigan's growth is about average. 59% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Traverse City, Michigan Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2216 Middleburg Heights, Ohio 15,587 0.2%
2217 La Grange, Illinois 15,581 0.0%
2218 Pataskala, Ohio 15,566 49.9%
2219 Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan 15,560 -8.9%
2220 New Haven, Indiana 15,560 16.9%
2221 Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania 15,554 -16.7%
2222 Ammon, Idaho 15,540 138.0%
2223 Fairburn, Georgia 15,520 148.7%
2224 Payson, Arizona 15,520 13.4%
2225 Jasper, Indiana 15,519 17.7%
2226 Traverse City, Michigan 15,515 6.8%
2227 River Falls, Wisconsin 15,510 22.2%
2228 Dickson, Tennessee 15,509 20.1%
2229 Los Lunas, New Mexico 15,501 53.2%
2230 Westbury, New York 15,493 7.7%
2231 Johnstown, Colorado 15,478 246.1%
2232 Hueytown, Alabama 15,460 -5.1%
2233 Addison, Texas 15,458 9.2%
2234 Rutland, Vermont 15,440 -10.4%
2235 Talladega, Alabama 15,426 -10.9%
2236 Americus, Georgia 15,400 -9.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In Michigan

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1264 Madison Heights 30,050 -3.2%
1276 Oak Park 29,654 -8.4%
1302 Southgate 29,084 -4.4%
1303 Port Huron 29,051 -9.9%
1318 Burton 28,643 -5.7%
1379 Allen Park 27,156 -7.8%
1409 Garden City 26,650 -11.3%
1453 Mount Pleasant 25,847 -0.1%
1505 Wyandotte 24,977 -10.9%
1518 Walker 24,822 12.6%
1540 Norton Shores 24,501 8.5%
1542 Inkster 24,453 -18.7%
1600 Romulus 23,457 1.8%
1608 Auburn Hills 23,296 15.6%
1696 Hamtramck 21,752 -5.3%
1731 Birmingham 21,142 9.7%
1738 Ypsilanti 21,076 -5.6%
1769 Adrian 20,689 -7.1%
1775 Marquette 20,629 -0.2%
1815 Ferndale 20,070 -9.0%
1830 Monroe 19,875 -9.8%
1965 Trenton 18,255 -6.9%
2068 Wayne 16,947 -11.1%
2116 Hazel Park 16,489 -12.8%
2136 Mount Clemens 16,312 -5.8%
2182 Grandville 15,970 -2.1%
2219 Grosse Pointe Woods 15,560 -8.9%
2226 Traverse City 15,515 6.8%
2245 Berkley 15,331 -1.2%
2310 Fraser 14,608 -4.3%
2319 Owosso 14,539 -7.3%
2403 Wixom 13,831 3.4%
2419 Harper Woods 13,743 -3.6%
2436 Sault Ste. Marie 13,631 -4.6%
2517 Rochester 13,029 23.8%
2603 Woodhaven 12,486 -0.6%
2624 New Baltimore 12,380 62.3%
2649 Escanaba 12,223 -6.8%
2668 Riverview 12,107 -8.8%
2694 Clawson 11,946 -6.0%
2731 South Lyon 11,741 15.5%
2734 East Grand Rapids 11,731 8.9%
2809 Fenton 11,286 5.6%
2826 Niles 11,208 -8.0%
2832 Ionia 11,188 -3.1%
2844 Grosse Pointe Park 11,125 -10.6%
2875 Grand Haven 10,905 -2.3%
2876 Highland Park 10,900 -34.9%
2884 Sturgis 10,824 -4.0%
2897 Coldwater 10,764 3.4%
2899 Muskegon Heights 10,735 -10.8%
2938 Farmington 10,578 1.6%
2965 Cadillac 10,445 4.2%
2967 Beverly Hills 10,425 0.0%
2983 Big Rapids 10,378 -4.2%
2994 Melvindale 10,341 -3.6%
3062 Alpena 9,997 -11.4%
3071 Flat Rock 9,955 16.4%
3096 Benton Harbor 9,860 -12.8%
3123 Marysville 9,706 0.1%
3159 Howell 9,524 1.8%
3202 Saline 9,291 15.0%
3211 Ecorse 9,226 -17.8%
3233 Grosse Pointe Farms 9,158 -6.2%
3239 Plymouth 9,138 1.2%
3252 Charlotte 9,057 2.0%
3264 Alma 8,995 -3.2%
3355 Lapeer 8,712 -5.3%
3423 Greenville 8,441 5.5%
3435 Mason 8,409 16.4%
3442 Tecumseh 8,375 -3.3%
3446 St. Joseph 8,363 -4.7%
3481 Albion 8,285 -9.2%
3488 Center Line 8,273 -2.9%
3532 Menominee 8,148 -10.4%
3540 Hillsdale 8,141 -1.3%
3561 Ludington 8,061 -3.7%
3595 Flushing 7,949 -4.7%
3613 Grand Blanc 7,889 -4.1%
3614 Houghton 7,888 11.7%
3615 St. Johns 7,887 1.6%
3643 Grand Ledge 7,802 -0.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 15,515 2,226
2016 15,479 2,213
2015 15,218 2,235
2014 15,042 2,236
2013 15,018 2,224
2012 14,911 2,224
2011 14,825 2,224
2010 14,674 2,225
2009 14,172 2,252
2008 14,308 2,225
2007 14,310 2,202
2006 14,308 2,185
2005 14,381 2,158
2004 14,460 2,133
2003 14,441 2,103
2002 14,435 2,089
2001 14,403 2,080
2000 14,516 2,060
1990 15,156 1,765