Tijuana Population 2018

Tijuana is a city that is located in the Baja California state of Mexico. It is the westernmost city in Mexico. Tijuana is designated as a global city and has become a leader in the nation in economics, culture, politics, education and industry. The city is one of the fastest-growing in the country. It has a population of 1,696,923. The city’s area is 246 square miles, and the population density is 6,900 residents per square mile. Tijuana is the 6th largest city in Mexico by population.

Tijuana has a very diverse population. Many people from all over Mexico now call Tijuana home. The city also has foreign residents with origins from all around the world. Tijuana has one of the largest populations of Asians in the country. There are also many US citizens coming to Tijuana, particularly those from Southern California. This is because residents are able to continue working in Southern California while avoiding the high cost of living. A large number of Latin Americans also reside in this city. Looking back over the last few decades shows that Tijuana has experienced steady growth. The population hit the one million milestone between 1995 and 2000 and has continued to grow at double-digit rates. The city is one of the fastest-growing in all of Mexico, with population growth of about 80,000 residents per year.

Tijuana Population in 2018Source: By Belis@rio (https://www.flickr.com/photos/belisario/941862399/) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons