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States

The population development of the Mexican states according to census results and latest official projections.

NameAbbr.StatusCapitalArea
A-L (km²)
Population
Census (C)
1990-03-12
Population
Census (C)
2000-02-14
Population
Census (C)
2005-10-17
Population
Census (Cf)
2010-05-31
Population
Projection (P)
2014-07-01
MexicoMEX Ciudad de México1,959,24881,249,64597,483,412103,263,388112,336,538119,713,200
AguascalientesAGSFStAguascalientes5,618719,659944,2851,065,4161,184,9961,270,200561800
Baja CaliforniaBCFFStMexicali71,4461,660,8552,487,3672,844,4693,155,0703,432,9007144600
Baja California SurBCSFStLa Paz73,922317,764424,041512,170637,026741,0007392200
CampecheCAMFStCampeche57,924535,185690,689754,730822,441894,1005792400
ChiapasCHSFStTuxtla Gutiérrez73,2893,210,4963,920,8924,293,4594,796,5805,186,6007328900
ChihuahuaCHIFStChihuahua247,4552,441,8733,052,9073,241,4443,406,4653,673,30024745500
Coahuila (Coahuila de Zaragoza)COAFStSaltillo151,5631,972,3402,298,0702,495,2002,748,3912,925,60015156300
ColimaCOLFStColima5,625428,510542,627567,996650,555711,000562500
Distrito FederalD-FFDistCiudad de México1,4858,235,7448,605,2398,720,9168,851,0808,874,700148500
DurangoDGOFStDurango123,4511,349,3781,448,6611,509,1171,632,9341,746,80012345100
GuanajuatoGTOFStGuanajuato30,6083,982,5934,663,0324,893,8125,486,3725,769,5003060800
GuerreroGROFStChilpancingo63,6212,620,6373,079,6493,115,2023,388,7683,546,7006362100
HidalgoHGOFStPachuca20,8461,888,3662,235,5912,345,5142,665,0182,842,8002084600
JaliscoJALFStGuadalajara78,5995,302,6896,322,0026,752,1137,350,6827,838,0007859900
México {Mexico}MEXFStToluca22,3579,815,79513,096,68614,007,49515,175,86216,618,9002235700
Michoacán (Michoacán de Ocampo) {Michoacan}MICFStMorelia58,6433,548,1993,985,6673,966,0734,351,0374,563,8005864300
MorelosMORFStCuernavaca4,8931,195,0591,555,2961,612,8991,777,2271,897,400489300
NayaritNAYFStTepic27,815824,643920,185949,6841,084,9791,201,2002781500
Nuevo León {Nuevo Leon}NLNFStMonterrey64,2203,098,7363,834,1414,199,2924,653,4585,013,6006422000
OaxacaOAXFStOaxaca93,7933,019,5603,438,7653,506,8213,801,9623,986,2009379300
PueblaPUEFStPuebla34,2904,126,1015,076,6865,383,1335,779,8296,131,5003429000
Querétaro (Querétaro de Arteaga) {Queretaro}QROFStQuerétaro11,6841,051,2351,404,3061,598,1391,827,9371,974,4001168400
Quintana RooQTRFStChetumal42,361493,277874,9631,135,3091,325,5781,529,9004236100
San Luis Potosí {San Luis Potosi}SLPFStSan Luis Potosí60,9832,003,1872,299,3602,410,4142,585,5182,728,2006098300
SinaloaSINFStCuliacán57,3772,204,0542,536,8442,608,4422,767,7612,958,7005737700
SonoraSONFStHermosillo179,5031,823,6062,216,9692,394,8612,662,4802,892,50017950300
TabascoTABFStVillahermosa24,7381,501,7441,891,8291,989,9692,238,6032,359,4002473800
TamaulipasTAMFStCiudad Victoria80,1752,249,5812,753,2223,024,2383,268,5543,502,7008017500
TlaxcalaTLAFStTlaxcala3,991761,277962,6461,068,2071,169,9361,260,600399100
Veracruz (Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave)VERFStXalapa-Enríquez71,8206,228,2396,908,9757,110,2147,643,1947,985,9007182000
Yucatán {Yucatan}YUCFStMérida39,6121,362,9401,658,2101,818,9481,955,5772,091,5003961200
ZacatecasZACFStZacatecas75,5391,276,3231,353,6101,367,6921,490,6681,563,3007553900

Major Metropolitan Areas

 NameAdm.Population
Projection (P)
2014-07-01
1Ciudad de MéxicoD-F21,179,000
2GuadalajaraJAL4,737,100
3MonterreyNLN4,414,800
4PueblaPUE2,921,200
5TolucaMEX2,152,600
6TijuanaBCF1,909,100
7LeónGTO1,698,900
8Ciudad JuárezCHI1,411,200
9TorreónCOA1,298,300
10QuerétaroQRO1,194,200

Contents: Metropolitan Areas

The population of all Mexican metropolitan areas and single cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants according to census results and latest official projections.

The metropolitan areas are formed by municipalities, i.e. they include some rural population. For single isolated cities, the population of the corresponding locality (and not of the municipality) is depicted in italics.

NameAdm.Population
Census (C)
1990-03-12
Population
Census (C)
2000-02-14
Population
Census (C)
2005-10-17
Population
Census (Cf)
2010-05-31
Population
Projection (P)
2014-07-01
Area
Acapulco (Acapulco de Juárez)GRO653,973791,558786,830863,431913,400353400
AcayucanVER91,323102,992105,552112,996118,40082900
AguascalientesAGS547,366727,582834,498932,3691,002,500182500
Apatzingán (Apatzingán de la Constitución) {Apatzingan}MIC76,64393,75693,18099,010101,4000
CampecheCAM150,518190,813211,671220,389238,3000
Cancún {Cancun}QTR187,431431,128586,288677,379779,300302100
CelayaGTO405,841496,541535,711602,045634,900116700
Chetumal (Othón P. Blanco)QTR94,158121,602136,825151,243169,7000
ChihuahuaCHI551,868696,495784,882852,533938,2001811300
Chilpancingo (Chilpancingo de los Bravo)GRO97,165142,746166,796187,251200,1000
Ciudad Acuña {Ciudad Acuna}COA52,983108,159124,232134,233141,3000
Ciudad del CarmenCAM83,806126,024154,197169,466184,3000
Ciudad de México [Mexico City] {Ciudad de Mexico}D-F15,563,79518,396,67719,239,91020,116,84221,179,000785400
Ciudad GuzmanJAL72,61985,11893,60997,750102,2000
Ciudad Juárez {Ciudad Juarez}CHI798,4991,218,8171,313,3381,332,1311,411,200356100
Ciudad Obregón (Cajeme) {Ciudad Obregon}SON219,980250,790270,992298,625324,8000
Ciudad VallesSLP91,402105,721116,261124,644131,6000
Ciudad VictoriaTAM194,996249,029278,455305,155328,9000
CoatzacoalcosVER271,825307,724321,182347,257367,10049600
ColimaCOL211,733275,677294,828334,240364,400229400
Comitán de Domínguez {Comitan de Dominguez}CHS48,29970,31183,57197,537108,0000
Córdoba {Cordoba}VER237,706276,553293,768316,032331,10046200
Cuauhtémoc {Cuauhtemoc}CHI69,89585,38798,725114,007127,6000
Cuautla MorelosMOR279,697372,256383,010434,147467,90098000
CuernavacaMOR587,495798,782847,144924,964986,000120200
Culiacán {Culiacan}SIN415,046540,823605,304675,773743,2000
DeliciasCHI87,41298,615108,187118,071129,5000
DurangoDGO348,036427,135463,830518,709565,3000
EnsenadaBCF169,426223,492260,075279,765295,8000
FresnilloZAC75,11897,023110,892120,944126,9000
GuadalajaraJAL3,003,8683,699,1364,095,8534,434,8784,737,100273400
GuaymasSON175,109180,316184,816203,430220,000858000
HermosilloSON406,417545,928641,791715,061778,0000
Hidalgo del ParralCHI88,19798,976101,147104,836112,4000
Iguala (Iguala de la Independecia)GRO83,412104,759110,390118,468122,7000
IrapuatoGTO265,042319,148342,561380,941397,7000
Lagos de MorenoJAL63,64679,59292,71698,206104,5000
La PazBCS137,641162,954189,176215,178238,8000
La Piedad (La Piedad de Cabadas)MIC219,004229,372229,289249,512260,000184700
León {Leon}GTO983,0501,269,1791,425,2101,609,5041,698,900175900
Los Mochis (Ahome)SIN162,659200,906231,977256,613280,3000
ManzanilloCOL67,69794,893110,728130,035143,5000
MatamorosTAM303,293418,141462,157489,193519,200463400
Mazatlán {Mazatlan}SIN262,705327,989352,471381,583412,8000
Mérida {Merida}YUC629,506803,920897,740973,0461,049,400152800
MexicaliBCF601,938764,602855,962936,8261,012,1001454100
Minatitlán {Minatitlan}VER311,407323,389330,781356,137374,700292800
MonclovaCOA261,412282,853294,191317,313335,000504900
MonterreyNLN2,671,7153,381,0053,745,0734,106,0544,414,800678300
MoreliaMIC542,985679,109755,041829,625879,800177700
NavojoaSON82,61898,187103,312113,836123,4000
Nogales (Heroica Nogales)SON105,873156,854189,759212,533232,1000
Nuevo LaredoTAM219,468310,915355,827384,033409,700120200
Oaxaca (Oaxaca de Juárez)OAX359,551501,283555,545607,963648,80060500
Ocotlán {Ocotlan}JAL101,905125,027133,157141,375148,100107800
OrizabaVER328,851381,730395,899427,406447,20062000
Pachuca (Pachuca de Soto)HGO276,512375,022438,692512,196561,100120200
Piedras NegrasCOA115,100151,149169,771180,734189,100138300
Playa del CarmenQTR...43,613100,383149,923186,7000
Poza Rica de HidalgoVER445,934467,258481,389513,518534,700279200
Puebla (Puebla de Zaragoza)PUE1,776,8842,269,9952,523,3212,728,7902,921,200240900
Puerto VallartaJAL151,288244,536304,107379,886434,300144800
Querétaro {Queretaro}QRO579,597816,481950,8281,097,0251,194,200205100
ReynosaTAM376,676524,692633,730727,150797,400472300
Río Verde {Rio Verde}SLP121,212128,935126,997135,452142,400359100
SalamancaGTO123,190137,000143,838160,169168,9000
Salina CruzOAX123,789145,567150,281161,337168,800150600
SaltilloCOA486,580637,273725,259823,128888,4001407100
San Cristóbal de las Casas {San Cristobal de las Casas}CHS73,388112,442142,364158,027171,4000
San Francisco del Rincón {San Francisco del Rincon}GTO114,034145,017159,127182,365193,30071600
San Juan Bautista TuxtepecOAX62,78884,19994,209101,810107,3000
San Juan del Río {San Juan del Rio}QRO61,65299,483120,984138,878149,7000
San Luis Potosí {San Luis Potosi}SLP658,712850,828957,7531,040,4431,113,000177700
San Luis Río Colorado {San Luis Rio Colorado}SON95,461126,645138,796158,089172,4000
TampicoTAM648,598746,417803,196859,419918,600528600
TapachulaCHS138,858179,839189,991202,672216,4000
Tecomán {Tecoman}COL110,481127,863123,089141,421154,100119800
Tehuacán {Tehuacan}PUE164,636240,507279,409296,899315,30064700
TepicNAY268,185342,840379,296429,351475,800213600
Teziutlán {Teziutlan}PUE76,282102,727115,057122,500129,80024100
Tianguistenco (Santiago Tianguistenco de Galeana)MEX92,830127,413137,567157,944176,40036500
TijuanaBCF798,9381,352,0351,575,0261,751,4301,909,100442200
Tlaxcala (Tlaxcala de Xicotencatl)TLA303,779408,401457,655499,567538,80070900
TolucaMEX1,110,4921,540,4521,710,7661,936,1262,152,600222900
Torreón (La Laguna) {Torreon}COA878,2891,007,2911,110,8901,215,8171,298,300501200
Tula de AllendeHGO140,438169,901184,691205,812217,60059200
Tulancingo (Tulancingo de Bravo)HGO147,137193,638204,708239,579258,20067400
Tuxtla Gutiérrez {Tuxtla Gutierrez}CHS362,921523,482610,714684,156751,900156300
UriangatoGTO94,901100,06399,828108,669113,1000
Uruapan (Uruapan del Progreso)MIC187,623225,816238,975264,439279,0000
VeracruzVER560,671687,820751,006811,671856,400164200
VillahermosaTAB437,567600,580644,629755,425814,200225800
Xalapa-Enríquez (Jalapa) {Xalapa-Enriquez}VER431,539554,990595,043666,535712,00086700
ZacatecasZAC191,326242,720271,965309,660334,000139700
Zamora de HidalgoMIC185,445216,048230,777250,113260,40045400