Tempe Population Growth

Year    Population
1877    100
1880    135
1887    400
1900    885
1901    1,090
1910    1,473
1912    1,500
1920    1,900
1930    2,495
1940    2,906
1945    5,000
1950    7,684
1960    24,897
1965    45,919
1970    63,550
1975    93,822
1980    106,743
1990    141,134
1995    153,821
2000    158,625
2005    165,796

 
Census counts are in bold. All other numbers are estimates.