Latest Data (2016)
Population 134,432
Nationwide Rank 197

Quick Facts

Waco, Texas is the 197th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Waco, Texas is a city.

Waco, Texas is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Waco had its largest population ever.

Waco, Texas's growth is about average. 44% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Waco, Texas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
187 Fullerton, California 140,721 11.2%
188 Orange, California 140,504 8.1%
189 Dayton, Ohio 140,489 -15.2%
190 Miramar, Florida 138,449 85.7%
191 Thornton, Colorado 136,703 64.1%
192 West Valley City, Utah 136,574 25.0%
193 Olathe, Kansas 135,473 44.3%
194 Hampton, Virginia 135,410 -7.5%
195 Warren, Michigan 135,125 -2.1%
196 Midland, Texas 134,610 41.6%
197 Waco, Texas 134,432 17.2%
198 Charleston, South Carolina 134,385 35.7%
199 Columbia, South Carolina 134,309 12.5%
200 Denton, Texas 133,808 59.9%
201 Carrollton, Texas 133,351 20.9%
202 Surprise, Arizona 132,677 310.1%
203 Roseville, California 132,671 63.1%
204 Sterling Heights, Michigan 132,427 6.2%
205 Murfreesboro, Tennessee 131,947 86.2%
206 Gainesville, Florida 131,591 16.4%
207 Cedar Rapids, Iowa 131,127 7.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In Texas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
80 Laredo 257,156 43.2%
83 Lubbock 252,506 26.1%
91 Irving 238,289 24.1%
95 Garland 234,943 8.7%
116 Amarillo 199,582 14.6%
127 Grand Prairie 190,682 48.8%
132 Brownsville 183,823 28.2%
147 McKinney 172,298 207.7%
157 Frisco 163,656 363.8%
166 Pasadena 153,351 8.0%
181 Mesquite 143,736 14.9%
182 Killeen 143,400 59.0%
184 McAllen 142,212 32.8%
196 Midland 134,610 41.6%
197 Waco 134,432 17.2%
200 Denton 133,808 59.9%
201 Carrollton 133,351 20.9%
223 Abilene 122,225 5.4%
227 Round Rock 120,892 99.2%
233 Beaumont 118,299 4.2%
234 Odessa 117,871 30.2%
249 Pearland 113,570 146.5%
250 Richardson 113,347 22.8%
255 College Station 112,141 62.7%
287 Tyler 104,798 24.0%
288 Wichita Falls 104,724 0.5%
289 Lewisville 104,659 33.4%
297 League City 102,010 122.3%
303 San Angelo 100,702 13.8%
307 Allen 99,179 119.9%
368 Sugar Land 88,177 35.8%
374 Edinburg 87,650 79.1%
399 Mission 83,563 79.9%
400 Bryan 83,260 26.2%
409 Conroe 82,286 111.4%
411 Longview 82,055 12.5%
438 Pharr 77,320 63.1%
453 Baytown 75,992 14.0%
466 Missouri City 74,561 39.3%
474 New Braunfels 73,959 91.6%
476 Temple 73,600 33.3%
477 Flower Mound 73,547 42.0%
503 North Richland Hills 69,798 24.7%
511 Cedar Park 68,918 163.7%
525 Victoria 67,670 11.7%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 134,432 197
2015 132,356 200
2014 130,194 199
2013 129,030 197
2012 127,018 200
2011 126,438 197
2010 124,805 198
2009 126,222 194
2008 124,525 192
2007 122,648 195
2006 120,532 197
2005 119,746 197
2004 118,728 195
2003 117,085 199
2002 115,967 198
2001 115,054 197
2000 114,627 198
1990 103,924 192