Tampico, Mexico Metro Area Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Tampico, Mexico metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Tampico in 2020 is 1,001,000, a 1.52% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Tampico in 2019 was 986,000, a 1.54% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Tampico in 2018 was 971,000, a 1.46% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Tampico in 2017 was 957,000, a 1.59% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Mexico
City Name Population
Mexico City 21,782,000
Guadalajara 5,179,000
Monterrey 4,874,000
Puebla 3,195,000
Toluca de Lerdo 2,467,000
Tijuana 2,140,000
Leon de los Aldamas 1,825,000
La Laguna 1,615,000
Ciudad Juarez 1,519,000
Queretaro 1,339,000
San Luis Potosi 1,217,000
Merida 1,161,000
Mexicali 1,121,000
Aguascalientes 1,106,000
Cuernavaca 1,075,000
Chihuahua 1,055,000
Tampico 1,001,000
Saltillo 984,000
Acapulco de Juarez 979,000
Morelia 949,000
Cancun 944,000
Veracruz 919,000
Reynosa 899,000
Villahermosa 898,000
Hermosillo 868,000
Tuxtla Gutierrez 848,000
Culiacan 839,000
Xalapa 776,000
Oaxaca de Juarez 705,000
Celaya 681,000
Pachuca de Soto 633,000
Durango 631,000
Tlaxcala 596,000
Poza Rica de Hidalgo 565,000
Matamoros 563,000
Tepic 546,000
Cuautla Morelos 517,000
Puerto Vallarta 516,000
Orizaba 475,000
Mazatlan 455,000
Irapuato 453,000
Nuevo Laredo 447,000
Colima 410,000
Minatitlan 401,000
Coatzacoalcos 395,000
Ciudad Obregon 372,000
Zacatecas 369,000
Ciudad Victoria 362,000
Monclova 361,000
Cordoba 352,000
Tehuacan 342,000
Ensenada 335,000
Uruapan 330,000
Los Mochis 313,000
Tampico - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,001,000 1.52%
2019 986,000 1.54%
2018 971,000 1.46%
2017 957,000 1.59%
2016 942,000 1.51%
2015 928,000 1.53%
2014 914,000 1.44%
2013 901,000 1.58%
2012 887,000 1.49%
2011 874,000 1.51%
2010 861,000 1.41%
2009 849,000 1.43%
2008 837,000 1.33%
2007 826,000 1.35%
2006 815,000 1.49%
2005 803,000 1.26%
2004 793,000 1.41%
2003 782,000 1.43%
2002 771,000 1.31%
2001 761,000 1.47%
2000 750,000 1.35%
1999 740,000 1.51%
1998 729,000 1.39%
1997 719,000 1.41%
1996 709,000 1.43%
1995 699,000 1.45%
1994 689,000 1.32%
1993 680,000 1.49%
1992 670,000 1.36%
1991 661,000 1.54%
1990 651,000 1.72%
1989 640,000 2.07%
1988 627,000 1.95%
1987 615,000 2.16%
1986 602,000 1.86%
1985 591,000 2.07%
1984 579,000 2.12%
1983 567,000 1.98%
1982 556,000 2.02%
1981 545,000 2.06%
1980 534,000 3.29%
1979 517,000 3.61%
1978 499,000 3.53%
1977 482,000 3.43%
1976 466,000 3.56%
1975 450,000 3.69%
1974 434,000 3.33%
1973 420,000 3.70%
1972 405,000 3.58%
1971 391,000 3.44%
1970 378,000 4.71%
1969 361,000 5.56%
1968 342,000 5.56%
1967 324,000 5.54%
1966 307,000 5.50%
1965 291,000 5.43%
1964 276,000 5.75%
1963 261,000 5.24%
1962 248,000 5.53%
1961 235,000 5.86%
1960 222,000 2.78%
1959 216,000 3.35%
1958 209,000 2.96%
1957 203,000 3.05%
1956 197,000 2.60%
1955 192,000 3.23%
1954 186,000 2.76%
1953 181,000 3.43%
1952 175,000 2.94%
1951 170,000 3.03%
1950 165,000 0.00%