Xalapa, Mexico Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Xalapa, Mexico metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Xalapa in 2021 is 787,000, a 1.42% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Xalapa in 2020 was 776,000, a 1.57% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Xalapa in 2019 was 764,000, a 1.46% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Xalapa in 2018 was 753,000, a 1.62% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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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
Xalapa - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 787,000 1.42%
2020 776,000 1.57%
2019 764,000 1.46%
2018 753,000 1.62%
2017 741,000 1.51%
2016 730,000 1.53%
2015 719,000 1.41%
2014 709,000 1.58%
2013 698,000 1.45%
2012 688,000 1.62%
2011 677,000 1.50%
2010 667,000 1.68%
2009 656,000 1.86%
2008 644,000 1.74%
2007 633,000 1.77%
2006 622,000 1.80%
2005 611,000 1.83%
2004 600,000 1.87%
2003 589,000 1.73%
2002 579,000 1.76%
2001 569,000 1.79%
2000 559,000 2.38%
1999 546,000 2.44%
1998 533,000 2.70%
1997 519,000 2.57%
1996 506,000 2.43%
1995 494,000 2.70%
1994 481,000 2.56%
1993 469,000 2.63%
1992 457,000 2.47%
1991 446,000 2.53%
1990 435,000 4.82%
1989 415,000 5.87%
1988 392,000 5.95%
1987 370,000 5.71%
1986 350,000 5.74%
1985 331,000 6.09%
1984 312,000 5.76%
1983 295,000 5.73%
1982 279,000 5.68%
1981 264,000 6.02%
1980 249,000 4.62%
1979 238,000 4.85%
1978 227,000 4.61%
1977 217,000 4.33%
1976 208,000 4.52%
1975 199,000 4.74%
1974 190,000 4.97%
1973 181,000 4.62%
1972 173,000 4.22%
1971 166,000 5.06%
1970 158,000 4.64%
1969 151,000 4.86%
1968 144,000 4.35%
1967 138,000 5.34%
1966 131,000 4.80%
1965 125,000 4.17%
1964 120,000 5.26%
1963 114,000 4.59%
1962 109,000 4.81%
1961 104,000 5.05%
1960 99,000 3.13%
1959 96,000 2.13%
1958 94,000 3.30%
1957 91,000 2.25%
1956 89,000 3.49%
1955 86,000 2.38%
1954 84,000 2.44%
1953 82,000 2.50%
1952 80,000 2.56%
1951 78,000 4.00%
1950 75,000 0.00%