Culiacan, Mexico Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Culiacan, Mexico metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Culiacan in 2021 is 856,000, a 2.03% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Culiacan in 2020 was 839,000, a 2.07% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Culiacan in 2019 was 822,000, a 2.24% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Culiacan in 2018 was 804,000, a 2.16% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Mexico
City Name Population
Mexico City 21,919,000
Guadalajara 5,259,000
Monterrey 4,956,000
Puebla 3,245,000
Toluca de Lerdo 2,522,000
Tijuana 2,181,000
Leon de los Aldamas 1,849,000
La Laguna 1,674,000
Ciudad Juarez 1,540,000
Queretaro 1,364,000
San Luis Potosi 1,235,000
Merida 1,181,000
Mexicali 1,140,000
Aguascalientes 1,125,000
Cuernavaca 1,091,000
Chihuahua 1,076,000
Tampico 1,017,000
Saltillo 1,001,000
Acapulco de Juarez 992,000
Cancun 972,000
Morelia 962,000
Veracruz 930,000
Reynosa 917,000
Villahermosa 914,000
Hermosillo 884,000
Tuxtla Gutierrez 865,000
Culiacan 856,000
Xalapa 787,000
Oaxaca de Juarez 715,000
Celaya 690,000
Pachuca de Soto 646,000
Durango 643,000
Tlaxcala 607,000
Matamoros 571,000
Poza Rica de Hidalgo 571,000
Tepic 558,000
Puerto Vallarta 530,000
Cuautla Morelos 525,000
Orizaba 481,000
Mazatlan 462,000
Irapuato 460,000
Nuevo Laredo 453,000
Colima 418,000
Minatitlan 406,000
Coatzacoalcos 400,000
Ciudad Obregon 380,000
Zacatecas 375,000
Ciudad Victoria 368,000
Monclova 366,000
Cordoba 356,000
Tehuacan 347,000
Ensenada 341,000
Uruapan 337,000
Los Mochis 319,000
Culiacan - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 856,000 2.03%
2020 839,000 2.07%
2019 822,000 2.24%
2018 804,000 2.16%
2017 787,000 2.08%
2016 771,000 2.25%
2015 754,000 2.17%
2014 738,000 2.22%
2013 722,000 2.12%
2012 707,000 2.17%
2011 692,000 2.22%
2010 677,000 2.42%
2009 661,000 2.32%
2008 646,000 2.54%
2007 630,000 2.27%
2006 616,000 2.33%
2005 602,000 2.03%
2004 590,000 2.08%
2003 578,000 1.94%
2002 567,000 1.98%
2001 556,000 2.02%
2000 545,000 1.68%
1999 536,000 1.71%
1998 527,000 1.54%
1997 519,000 1.57%
1996 511,000 2.40%
1995 499,000 3.53%
1994 482,000 3.43%
1993 466,000 3.56%
1992 450,000 3.69%
1991 434,000 3.58%
1990 419,000 3.20%
1989 406,000 3.31%
1988 393,000 3.15%
1987 381,000 3.25%
1986 369,000 3.07%
1985 358,000 3.17%
1984 347,000 3.27%
1983 336,000 3.38%
1982 325,000 3.17%
1981 315,000 2.94%
1980 306,000 5.88%
1979 289,000 5.86%
1978 273,000 5.81%
1977 258,000 6.17%
1976 243,000 5.65%
1975 230,000 5.99%
1974 217,000 5.85%
1973 205,000 6.22%
1972 193,000 6.04%
1971 182,000 5.81%
1970 172,000 6.83%
1969 161,000 7.33%
1968 150,000 7.14%
1967 140,000 7.69%
1966 130,000 6.56%
1965 122,000 7.96%
1964 113,000 6.60%
1963 106,000 8.16%
1962 98,000 6.52%
1961 92,000 8.24%
1960 85,000 4.94%
1959 81,000 6.58%
1958 76,000 5.56%
1957 72,000 5.88%
1956 68,000 4.62%
1955 65,000 6.56%
1954 61,000 5.17%
1953 58,000 5.45%
1952 55,000 5.77%
1951 52,000 6.12%
1950 49,000 0.00%