Tucson Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Tucson metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Tucson in 2020 is 982,000, a 1.13% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Tucson in 2019 was 971,000, a 1.15% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Tucson in 2018 was 960,000, a 1.59% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Tucson in 2017 was 945,000, a 1.61% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in United States
City Name Population
New York City 18,804,000
Los Angeles 12,447,000
Chicago 8,865,000
Houston 6,371,000
Dallas-Fort Worth 6,301,000
Miami 6,122,000
Atlanta 5,803,000
Philadelphia 5,717,000
Washington DC 5,322,000
Phoenix 4,511,000
Boston 4,309,000
Detroit 3,548,000
Seattle 3,433,000
San Francisco 3,314,000
San Diego 3,251,000
Minneapolis 2,926,000
Tampa 2,877,000
Denver 2,827,000
Las Vegas 2,699,000
Riverside-San Bernardino 2,469,000
Baltimore 2,325,000
San Antonio 2,320,000
St. Louis 2,213,000
Portland 2,151,000
Sacramento 2,123,000
Charlotte 2,054,000
Austin 2,053,000
Orlando 1,964,000
Indianapolis 1,807,000
San Jose 1,791,000
Cleveland 1,763,000
Cincinnati 1,746,000
Pittsburgh 1,704,000
Kansas City 1,686,000
Columbus 1,644,000
Virginia Beach 1,477,000
Raleigh 1,444,000
Milwaukee 1,439,000
Jacksonville 1,280,000
Nashville 1,249,000
Providence 1,200,000
Salt Lake City 1,169,000
Memphis 1,150,000
Richmond 1,105,000
Louisville 1,089,000
McAllen 1,012,000
Hartford 999,000
New Orleans 992,000
Oklahoma City 989,000
Tucson 982,000
Bridgeport-Stamford 953,000
El Paso 951,000
Albuquerque 915,000
Honolulu 892,000
Buffalo 891,000
Cape Coral 851,000
Temecula-Murrieta 848,000
Birmingham 842,000
Omaha 835,000
Fresno 769,000
Provo-Orem 766,000
Tulsa 766,000
Allentown 763,000
Rochester 743,000
Dayton 741,000
Knoxville 741,000
Sarasota-Bradenton 736,000
Baton Rouge 734,000
Columbia, South Carolina 716,000
Ogden-Layton 711,000
Charleston-North Charleston 708,000
Bakersfield 691,000
Concord 683,000
Springfield 669,000
Colorado Springs 668,000
Mission Viejo 636,000
Albany 630,000
Grand Rapids 599,000
New Haven 593,000
The Woodlands 570,000
Akron 565,000
Worcester 548,000
Des Moines 544,000
Harrisburg 542,000
Victorville-Hesperia-Apple Valley 537,000
Greenville 529,000
Kissimmee 528,000
Wichita 527,000
Port St. Lucie 521,000
Palm Bay-Melbourne 519,000
Little Rock 514,000
Toledo 509,000
Winston-Salem 509,000
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh 507,000
Fayetteville-Springdale 504,000
Reno 504,000
Lancaster 497,000
Lancaster-Palmdale 491,000
Madison 487,000
Daytona Beach-Port Orange 476,000
Indio-Cathedral City-Palm Springs 467,000
Boise City 447,000
Spokane 447,000
Denton-Lewisville 445,000
Augusta-Richmond County 444,000
Stockton 436,000
Bonita Springs-Naples 434,000
Chattanooga 421,000
Jackson, Mississippi 420,000
Syracuse 420,000
Durham 418,000
Modesto 411,000
Concord 401,000
Visalia 401,000
Oxnard 397,000
Santa Clarita 392,000
Huntsville 384,000
Myrtle Beach 377,000
Scranton 375,000
Round Lake Beach-McHenry-Grayslake 370,000
Greensboro 361,000
Lafayette 358,000
Youngstown 357,000
Pensacola 355,000
Asheville 354,000
Antioch 353,000
Montgomery 352,000
Corpus Christi 347,000
Fayetteville 347,000
Springfield, Missouri 347,000
Flint 345,000
Lakeland 344,000
Fort Wayne 340,000
Fort Collins 337,000
Lexington-Fayette 334,000
Mobile 333,000
Santa Rosa 331,000
Trenton 329,000
Ann Arbor 328,000
Lansing 326,000
Rockford 324,000
Savannah 324,000
Shreveport 322,000
Laredo 315,000
Tucson - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 982,000 1.13%
2019 971,000 1.15%
2018 960,000 1.59%
2017 945,000 1.61%
2016 930,000 1.53%
2015 916,000 1.66%
2014 901,000 1.58%
2013 887,000 1.49%
2012 874,000 1.63%
2011 860,000 1.65%
2010 846,000 1.56%
2009 833,000 1.59%
2008 820,000 1.61%
2007 807,000 1.51%
2006 795,000 1.66%
2005 782,000 1.56%
2004 770,000 1.58%
2003 758,000 1.61%
2002 746,000 1.50%
2001 735,000 1.66%
2000 723,000 1.97%
1999 709,000 2.31%
1998 693,000 2.21%
1997 678,000 2.11%
1996 664,000 2.31%
1995 649,000 2.20%
1994 635,000 2.09%
1993 622,000 2.30%
1992 608,000 2.18%
1991 595,000 2.23%
1990 582,000 2.46%
1989 568,000 2.53%
1988 554,000 2.59%
1987 540,000 2.47%
1986 527,000 2.53%
1985 514,000 2.59%
1984 501,000 2.66%
1983 488,000 2.52%
1982 476,000 2.59%
1981 464,000 2.43%
1980 453,000 3.90%
1979 436,000 4.31%
1978 418,000 4.50%
1977 400,000 4.17%
1976 384,000 4.35%
1975 368,000 4.55%
1974 352,000 4.14%
1973 338,000 4.32%
1972 324,000 4.52%
1971 310,000 4.38%
1970 297,000 2.77%
1969 289,000 2.85%
1968 281,000 2.55%
1967 274,000 2.62%
1966 267,000 2.69%
1965 260,000 2.36%
1964 254,000 2.83%
1963 247,000 2.49%
1962 241,000 2.55%
1961 235,000 2.62%
1960 229,000 9.57%
1959 209,000 11.76%
1958 187,000 11.31%
1957 168,000 12.00%
1956 150,000 11.94%
1955 134,000 11.67%
1954 120,000 12.15%
1953 107,000 11.46%
1952 96,000 11.63%
1951 86,000 11.69%
1950 77,000 0.00%