Xalapa, 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 Xalapa, Mexico metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Xalapa in 2020 is 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.
  • The metro area population of Xalapa in 2017 was 741,000, a 1.51% 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
Xalapa - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%