Table 1-1b Top 25 Mexican Population Centers: 1995

Table 1-1b
Top 25 Mexican Population Centers: 1995

(Thousands)

Excel | CSV

Metropolitan area 1995
Mexico City, D.F. (MZ) 16,674
Guadalajara, Jal.(MZ) 3,462
Monterrey, N.L. (MZ) 3,022
Puebla, Pue. (MZ) 1,562
León, Gto. (MZ) 1,174
Toluca, Edo. de Méx. (MZ) 1,080
Ciudad Juárez, Chih. (MZ) 1,012
Tijuana, B.C. (City) 992
Torreón, Coah.-Gómez Palacio, Dgo. (MZ) 871
San Luis Potosí, S.L.P. (MZ) 782
Mérida, Yuc. (MZ) 780
Tampico, Tamps. (MZ) 719
Culiacán, Sin. (City) 696
Mexicali, B.C. (City) 696
Acapulco de Juárez, Gro. (City) 687
Querétaro, Qro. (MZ) 680
Cuernavaca, Mor. (MZ) 672
Aguascalientes, Ags. (MZ) 637
Chihuahua, Chih. (MZ) 628
Coatzacoalcos, Ver. (MZ) 594
Saltillo, Coah. (MZ) 583
Morelia, Mich. (MZ) 578
Orizaba, Ver. (MZ) 567
Veracruz, Ver. (MZ) 560
Hermosillo, Son. (City) 559
Total of top 25 40,267
Percent of total Mexican population 44.1

NOTE: For definitions and explanations of city and MZ (metropolitan zone), See Appendix B.

SOURCE: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informatica. Dirección General de Contabilidad Nacional, Estudios Socioeconómicos y Precios. Estadísticas del Medio Ambiente, 1997. (Aguascalientes, Ags.: 1998).