Latest Data (2017)
Population 136,436
Nationwide Rank 193

Quick Facts

Waco, Texas is the 193rd largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Waco, Texas is a city.

Waco, Texas is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Waco had its largest population ever.

Waco, Texas's growth is about average. 43% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Waco, Texas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
183 Mesquite, Texas 143,949 15.1%
184 Syracuse, New York 143,396 -1.8%
185 McAllen, Texas 142,696 33.3%
186 Pasadena, California 142,647 6.0%
187 Orange, California 140,560 8.1%
188 Fullerton, California 140,392 10.9%
189 Dayton, Ohio 140,371 -15.3%
190 Miramar, Florida 140,328 88.2%
191 Olathe, Kansas 137,472 46.4%
192 Thornton, Colorado 136,978 64.5%
193 Waco, Texas 136,436 19.0%
194 Murfreesboro, Tennessee 136,372 92.4%
195 Denton, Texas 136,268 62.9%
196 West Valley City, Utah 136,170 24.6%
197 Midland, Texas 136,089 43.2%
198 Carrollton, Texas 135,710 23.0%
199 Roseville, California 135,329 66.4%
200 Warren, Michigan 135,022 -2.2%
201 Charleston, South Carolina 134,875 36.2%
202 Hampton, Virginia 134,669 -8.0%
203 Surprise, Arizona 134,085 314.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In Texas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
80 Laredo 260,654 45.2%
83 Lubbock 253,888 26.7%
93 Irving 240,373 25.2%
95 Garland 238,002 10.1%
117 Amarillo 199,826 14.8%
125 Grand Prairie 193,837 51.3%
135 Brownsville 183,299 27.8%
136 McKinney 181,330 223.8%
142 Frisco 177,286 402.4%
168 Pasadena 153,520 8.1%
181 Killeen 145,482 61.3%
183 Mesquite 143,949 15.1%
185 McAllen 142,696 33.3%
193 Waco 136,436 19.0%
195 Denton 136,268 62.9%
197 Midland 136,089 43.2%
198 Carrollton 135,710 23.0%
221 Round Rock 123,678 103.8%
228 Abilene 121,885 5.1%
232 Pearland 119,940 160.4%
233 Beaumont 119,114 4.9%
240 Odessa 116,861 29.0%
241 Richardson 116,783 26.5%
253 College Station 113,564 64.8%
287 Lewisville 106,021 35.2%
291 Tyler 104,991 24.3%
292 League City 104,903 128.6%
295 Wichita Falls 104,747 0.6%
304 Allen 100,685 123.3%
306 San Angelo 100,119 13.2%
362 Edinburg 90,280 84.4%
371 Sugar Land 88,485 36.3%
397 Mission 84,424 81.8%
399 Conroe 84,378 116.7%
403 Bryan 84,021 27.4%
415 Longview 81,522 11.7%
434 Pharr 79,487 67.7%
438 New Braunfels 79,152 105.1%
451 Baytown 76,804 15.2%
454 Flower Mound 76,681 48.1%
466 Cedar Park 75,704 189.7%
474 Temple 74,503 34.9%
475 Missouri City 74,497 39.2%
508 Georgetown 70,685 147.1%
509 North Richland Hills 70,441 25.8%
516 Mansfield 68,928 142.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 136,436 193
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