Latest Data (2016)
Population 530,706
Nationwide Rank 33

Quick Facts

Tucson, Arizona is the 33rd largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Tucson, Arizona is a city.

Tucson, Arizona is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Tucson had its largest population ever.

Tucson, Arizona's growth is below average. 67% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Tucson, Arizona Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
23 Detroit, Michigan 672,795 -28.8%
24 Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 660,388 20.9%
25 Memphis, Tennessee 652,717 -5.4%
26 Portland, Oregon 639,863 20.7%
27 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 638,367 25.7%
28 Las Vegas, Nevada 632,912 30.6%
29 Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky 616,261 11.2%
30 Baltimore, Maryland 614,664 -5.2%
31 Milwaukee, Wisconsin 595,047 -0.3%
32 Albuquerque, New Mexico 559,277 24.1%
33 Tucson, Arizona 530,706 8.4%
34 Fresno, California 522,053 21.2%
35 Sacramento, California 495,234 21.0%
36 Mesa, Arizona 484,587 20.2%
37 Kansas City, Missouri 481,420 8.8%
38 Atlanta, Georgia 472,522 12.1%
39 Long Beach, California 470,130 1.7%
40 Colorado Springs, Colorado 465,101 28.4%
41 Raleigh, North Carolina 458,880 58.1%
42 Miami, Florida 453,579 24.8%
43 Virginia Beach, Virginia 452,602 6.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Arizona

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
33 Tucson 530,706 8.4%
36 Mesa 484,587 20.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 530,706 33
2015 531,641 33
2014 527,972 33
2013 526,116 33
2012 524,295 33
2011 523,168 33
2010 520,116 33
2009 543,910 32
2008 540,653 32
2007 536,752 32
2006 530,349 32
2005 524,830 32
2004 517,246 32
2003 510,276 32
2002 504,134 32
2001 496,358 32
2000 489,355 31
1990 417,139 34
1980 330,537 45
1970 262,933 53
1960 212,892 54