California's Population and Growth Rate Timeline

The latest resident population of California is 39,512,223 (2019) and the population growth rate in 2019 is 0.128%. The below table is California's resident population trend from 2010 to 2019 [1].

Year Population Growth Rate (%)
2019 39,512,223 0.128
2018 39,461,588 0.262
2017 39,358,497 0.489
2016 39,167,117 0.640
2015 38,918,045 0.832
2014 38,596,972 0.879
2013 38,260,787 0.822
2012 37,948,800 0.825
2011 37,638,369 0.854
2010 37,319,502 N/A

10 most populated cities in California (2019)

The most populated city in California is Los Angeles city, California (3,979,576). The total population of top 10 cities is 9,982,140 and it takes up 25.3% of California.

City / Town Population Source
Los Angeles city, California 3,979,576 [2]
San Diego city, California 1,423,851 [2]
San Jose city, California 1,021,795 [2]
San Francisco city, California 881,549 [2]
Fresno city, California 531,576 [2]
Sacramento city, California 513,624 [2]
Long Beach city, California 462,628 [2]
Oakland city, California 433,031 [2]
Bakersfield city, California 384,145 [2]
Anaheim city, California 350,365 [2]

10 least populated cities in California (2019)

The least populated city in California is Vernon city, California (110).

City / Town Population Source
Vernon city, California 110 [2]
Amador City city, California 190 [2]
Industry city, California 202 [2]
Trinidad city, California 355 [2]
Tehama city, California 373 [2]
Sand City city, California 399 [2]
Point Arena city, California 449 [2]
Fort Jones city, California 692 [2]
Loyalton city, California 702 [2]
Etna city, California 718 [2]

The populations of all cities in California (2019)

City / Town Population Source
Adelanto city, California 34,049 [2]
Agoura Hills city, California 20,222 [2]
Alameda city, California 77,624 [2]
Albany city, California 19,696 [2]
Alhambra city, California 83,750 [2]
Aliso Viejo city, California 50,887 [2]
Alturas city, California 2,563 [2]
Amador City city, California 190 [2]
American Canyon city, California 20,475 [2]
Anaheim city, California 350,365 [2]
Anderson city, California 10,630 [2]
Angels city, California 3,956 [2]
Antioch city, California 111,502 [2]
Apple Valley town, California 73,453 [2]
Arcadia city, California 57,939 [2]
Arcata city, California 18,431 [2]
Arroyo Grande city, California 17,976 [2]
Artesia city, California 16,601 [2]
Arvin city, California 21,851 [2]
Atascadero city, California 30,075 [2]
Atherton town, California 7,137 [2]
Atwater city, California 29,559 [2]
Auburn city, California 14,195 [2]
Avalon city, California 3,681 [2]
Avenal city, California 13,496 [2]
Azusa city, California 49,974 [2]
Bakersfield city, California 384,145 [2]
Baldwin Park city, California 75,251 [2]
Banning city, California 31,221 [2]
Barstow city, California 23,915 [2]
Beaumont city, California 51,063 [2]
Bell Gardens city, California 42,012 [2]
Bell city, California 35,521 [2]
Bellflower city, California 76,435 [2]
Belmont city, California 26,941 [2]
Belvedere city, California 2,104 [2]
Benicia city, California 28,240 [2]
Berkeley city, California 121,363 [2]
Beverly Hills city, California 33,792 [2]
Big Bear Lake city, California 5,279 [2]
Biggs city, California 1,879 [2]
Bishop city, California 3,747 [2]
Blue Lake city, California 1,245 [2]
Blythe city, California 19,682 [2]
Bradbury city, California 1,070 [2]
Brawley city, California 26,227 [2]
Brea city, California 43,255 [2]
Brentwood city, California 64,474 [2]
Brisbane city, California 4,671 [2]
Buellton city, California 5,102 [2]
Buena Park city, California 81,788 [2]
Burbank city, California 102,511 [2]
Burlingame city, California 30,889 [2]
Calabasas city, California 23,853 [2]
Calexico city, California 39,825 [2]
California City city, California 14,198 [2]
Calimesa city, California 9,160 [2]
Calipatria city, California 7,114 [2]
Calistoga city, California 5,247 [2]
Camarillo city, California 69,888 [2]
Campbell city, California 41,793 [2]
Canyon Lake city, California 11,280 [2]
Capitola city, California 10,010 [2]
Carlsbad city, California 115,382 [2]
Carmel-by-the-Sea city, California 3,811 [2]
Carpinteria city, California 13,385 [2]
Carson city, California 91,394 [2]
Cathedral City city, California 55,007 [2]
Ceres city, California 48,706 [2]
Cerritos city, California 49,859 [2]
Chico city, California 103,301 [2]
Chino Hills city, California 83,853 [2]
Chino city, California 94,371 [2]
Chowchilla city, California 18,310 [2]
Chula Vista city, California 274,492 [2]
Citrus Heights city, California 87,796 [2]
Claremont city, California 36,266 [2]
Clayton city, California 12,265 [2]
Clearlake city, California 15,267 [2]
Cloverdale city, California 8,656 [2]
Clovis city, California 114,584 [2]
Coachella city, California 45,743 [2]
Coalinga city, California 17,179 [2]
Colfax city, California 2,002 [2]
Colma town, California 1,489 [2]
Colton city, California 54,824 [2]
Colusa city, California 6,060 [2]
Commerce city, California 12,661 [2]
Compton city, California 95,605 [2]
Concord city, California 129,295 [2]
Corcoran city, California 21,960 [2]
Corning city, California 7,710 [2]
Corona city, California 169,868 [2]
Coronado city, California 23,731 [2]
Corte Madera town, California 9,751 [2]
Costa Mesa city, California 113,003 [2]
Cotati city, California 7,410 [2]
Covina city, California 47,450 [2]
Crescent City city, California 6,787 [2]
Cudahy city, California 23,569 [2]
Culver City city, California 39,185 [2]
Cupertino city, California 59,276 [2]
Cypress city, California 49,006 [2]
Daly City city, California 106,280 [2]
Dana Point city, California 33,577 [2]
Danville town, California 44,510 [2]
Davis city, California 69,413 [2]
Del Mar city, California 4,319 [2]
Del Rey Oaks city, California 1,654 [2]
Delano city, California 53,573 [2]
Desert Hot Springs city, California 28,878 [2]
Diamond Bar city, California 55,720 [2]
Dinuba city, California 24,461 [2]
Dixon city, California 20,698 [2]
Dorris city, California 897 [2]
Dos Palos city, California 5,527 [2]
Downey city, California 111,126 [2]
Duarte city, California 21,271 [2]
Dublin city, California 64,826 [2]
Dunsmuir city, California 1,564 [2]
East Palo Alto city, California 29,314 [2]
Eastvale city, California 64,157 [2]
El Cajon city, California 102,708 [2]
El Centro city, California 44,079 [2]
El Cerrito city, California 25,508 [2]
El Monte city, California 115,487 [2]
El Paso de Robles (Paso Robles) city, California 32,153 [2]
El Segundo city, California 16,610 [2]
Elk Grove city, California 174,775 [2]
Emeryville city, California 12,086 [2]
Encinitas city, California 62,709 [2]
Escalon city, California 7,574 [2]
Escondido city, California 151,625 [2]
Etna city, California 718 [2]
Eureka city, California 26,710 [2]
Exeter city, California 10,485 [2]
Fairfax town, California 7,522 [2]
Fairfield city, California 117,133 [2]
Farmersville city, California 10,703 [2]
Ferndale city, California 1,352 [2]
Fillmore city, California 15,870 [2]
Firebaugh city, California 8,296 [2]
Folsom city, California 81,328 [2]
Fontana city, California 214,547 [2]
Fort Bragg city, California 7,291 [2]
Fort Jones city, California 692 [2]
Fortuna city, California 12,259 [2]
Foster City city, California 33,901 [2]
Fountain Valley city, California 55,357 [2]
Fowler city, California 6,790 [2]
Fremont city, California 241,110 [2]
Fresno city, California 531,576 [2]
Fullerton city, California 138,632 [2]
Galt city, California 26,536 [2]
Garden Grove city, California 171,644 [2]
Gardena city, California 59,329 [2]
Gilroy city, California 59,032 [2]
Glendale city, California 199,303 [2]
Glendora city, California 51,544 [2]
Goleta city, California 30,911 [2]
Gonzales city, California 8,306 [2]
Grand Terrace city, California 12,584 [2]
Grass Valley city, California 12,817 [2]
Greenfield city, California 17,516 [2]
Gridley city, California 7,246 [2]
Grover Beach city, California 13,459 [2]
Guadalupe city, California 7,783 [2]
Gustine city, California 5,882 [2]
Half Moon Bay city, California 12,932 [2]
Hanford city, California 57,703 [2]
Hawaiian Gardens city, California 14,159 [2]
Hawthorne city, California 86,068 [2]
Hayward city, California 159,203 [2]
Healdsburg city, California 11,845 [2]
Hemet city, California 85,334 [2]
Hercules city, California 26,276 [2]
Hermosa Beach city, California 19,320 [2]
Hesperia city, California 95,750 [2]
Hidden Hills city, California 1,890 [2]
Highland city, California 55,417 [2]
Hillsborough town, California 11,387 [2]
Hollister city, California 40,740 [2]
Holtville city, California 6,621 [2]
Hughson city, California 7,565 [2]
Huntington Beach city, California 199,223 [2]
Huntington Park city, California 57,509 [2]
Huron city, California 7,281 [2]
Imperial Beach city, California 27,440 [2]
Imperial city, California 18,120 [2]
Indian Wells city, California 5,470 [2]
Indio city, California 91,765 [2]
Industry city, California 202 [2]
Inglewood city, California 108,151 [2]
Ione city, California 8,568 [2]
Irvine city, California 287,401 [2]
Irwindale city, California 1,446 [2]
Isleton city, California 844 [2]
Jackson city, California 4,840 [2]
Jurupa Valley city, California 109,527 [2]
Kerman city, California 15,282 [2]
King City city, California 14,077 [2]
Kingsburg city, California 12,108 [2]
La Cañada Flintridge city, California 20,009 [2]
La Habra Heights city, California 6,492 [2]
La Habra city, California 60,513 [2]
La Mesa city, California 59,249 [2]
La Mirada city, California 48,183 [2]
La Palma city, California 15,428 [2]
La Puente city, California 39,614 [2]
La Quinta city, California 41,748 [2]
La Verne city, California 31,974 [2]
Lafayette city, California 26,638 [2]
Laguna Beach city, California 22,827 [2]
Laguna Hills city, California 31,207 [2]
Laguna Niguel city, California 66,385 [2]
Laguna Woods city, California 15,850 [2]
Lake Elsinore city, California 69,283 [2]
Lake Forest city, California 85,531 [2]
Lakeport city, California 5,006 [2]
Lakewood city, California 79,307 [2]
Lancaster city, California 157,601 [2]
Larkspur city, California 12,254 [2]
Lathrop city, California 24,483 [2]
Lawndale city, California 32,389 [2]
Lemon Grove city, California 26,811 [2]
Lemoore city, California 26,725 [2]
Lincoln city, California 48,275 [2]
Lindsay city, California 13,463 [2]
Live Oak city, California 8,912 [2]
Livermore city, California 90,189 [2]
Livingston city, California 14,896 [2]
Lodi city, California 67,586 [2]
Loma Linda city, California 24,482 [2]
Lomita city, California 20,320 [2]
Lompoc city, California 42,853 [2]
Long Beach city, California 462,628 [2]
Loomis town, California 6,866 [2]
Los Alamitos city, California 11,399 [2]
Los Altos Hills town, California 8,423 [2]
Los Altos city, California 30,089 [2]
Los Angeles city, California 3,979,576 [2]
Los Banos city, California 41,036 [2]
Los Gatos town, California 30,222 [2]
Loyalton city, California 702 [2]
Lynwood city, California 69,887 [2]
Madera city, California 65,860 [2]
Malibu city, California 11,820 [2]
Mammoth Lakes town, California 8,235 [2]
Manhattan Beach city, California 35,183 [2]
Manteca city, California 83,028 [2]
Maricopa city, California 1,192 [2]
Marina city, California 22,781 [2]
Martinez city, California 38,297 [2]
Marysville city, California 12,476 [2]
Maywood city, California 26,973 [2]
McFarland city, California 15,506 [2]
Mendota city, California 11,511 [2]
Menifee city, California 94,756 [2]
Menlo Park city, California 34,698 [2]
Merced city, California 83,676 [2]
Mill Valley city, California 14,259 [2]
Millbrae city, California 22,394 [2]
Milpitas city, California 84,196 [2]
Mission Viejo city, California 94,381 [2]
Modesto city, California 215,196 [2]
Monrovia city, California 36,331 [2]
Montague city, California 1,398 [2]
Montclair city, California 40,083 [2]
Monte Sereno city, California 3,427 [2]
Montebello city, California 61,954 [2]
Monterey Park city, California 59,669 [2]
Monterey city, California 28,178 [2]
Moorpark city, California 36,375 [2]
Moraga town, California 17,783 [2]
Moreno Valley city, California 213,055 [2]
Morgan Hill city, California 45,952 [2]
Morro Bay city, California 10,543 [2]
Mount Shasta city, California 3,274 [2]
Mountain View city, California 82,739 [2]
Murrieta city, California 116,223 [2]
Napa city, California 78,130 [2]
National City city, California 61,394 [2]
Needles city, California 4,976 [2]
Nevada City city, California 3,148 [2]
Newark city, California 49,149 [2]
Newman city, California 11,784 [2]
Newport Beach city, California 84,534 [2]
Norco city, California 26,604 [2]
Norwalk city, California 103,949 [2]
Novato city, California 55,516 [2]
Oakdale city, California 23,596 [2]
Oakland city, California 433,031 [2]
Oakley city, California 42,543 [2]
Oceanside city, California 175,742 [2]
Ojai city, California 7,470 [2]
Ontario city, California 185,010 [2]
Orange Cove city, California 10,273 [2]
Orange city, California 138,669 [2]
Orinda city, California 19,926 [2]
Orland city, California 7,827 [2]
Oroville city, California 20,737 [2]
Oxnard city, California 208,881 [2]
Pacific Grove city, California 15,413 [2]
Pacifica city, California 38,546 [2]
Palm Desert city, California 53,275 [2]
Palm Springs city, California 48,518 [2]
Palmdale city, California 155,079 [2]
Palo Alto city, California 65,364 [2]
Palos Verdes Estates city, California 13,273 [2]
Paradise town, California 4,476 [2]
Paramount city, California 53,955 [2]
Parlier city, California 15,618 [2]
Pasadena city, California 141,029 [2]
Patterson city, California 22,524 [2]
Perris city, California 79,291 [2]
Petaluma city, California 60,520 [2]
Pico Rivera city, California 62,027 [2]
Piedmont city, California 11,135 [2]
Pinole city, California 19,250 [2]
Pismo Beach city, California 8,168 [2]
Pittsburg city, California 72,588 [2]
Placentia city, California 51,233 [2]
Placerville city, California 11,175 [2]
Pleasant Hill city, California 34,839 [2]
Pleasanton city, California 81,777 [2]
Plymouth city, California 1,076 [2]
Point Arena city, California 449 [2]
Pomona city, California 151,691 [2]
Port Hueneme city, California 21,926 [2]
Porterville city, California 59,599 [2]
Portola Valley town, California 4,568 [2]
Portola city, California 1,930 [2]
Poway city, California 49,323 [2]
Rancho Cordova city, California 75,087 [2]
Rancho Cucamonga city, California 177,603 [2]
Rancho Mirage city, California 18,528 [2]
Rancho Palos Verdes city, California 41,530 [2]
Rancho Santa Margarita city, California 47,896 [2]
Red Bluff city, California 14,539 [2]
Redding city, California 92,590 [2]
Redlands city, California 71,513 [2]
Redondo Beach city, California 66,749 [2]
Redwood City city, California 85,925 [2]
Reedley city, California 25,658 [2]
Rialto city, California 103,526 [2]
Richmond city, California 110,567 [2]
Ridgecrest city, California 28,973 [2]
Rio Dell city, California 3,349 [2]
Rio Vista city, California 9,718 [2]
Ripon city, California 16,386 [2]
Riverbank city, California 24,881 [2]
Riverside city, California 331,360 [2]
Rocklin city, California 68,823 [2]
Rohnert Park city, California 43,291 [2]
Rolling Hills Estates city, California 8,058 [2]
Rolling Hills city, California 1,845 [2]
Rosemead city, California 54,058 [2]
Roseville city, California 141,500 [2]
Ross town, California 2,451 [2]
Sacramento city, California 513,624 [2]
Salinas city, California 155,465 [2]
San Anselmo town, California 12,476 [2]
San Bernardino city, California 215,784 [2]
San Bruno city, California 42,807 [2]
San Buenaventura (Ventura) city, California 109,106 [2]
San Carlos city, California 30,185 [2]
San Clemente city, California 64,558 [2]
San Diego city, California 1,423,851 [2]
San Dimas city, California 33,621 [2]
San Fernando city, California 24,322 [2]
San Francisco city, California 881,549 [2]
San Gabriel city, California 39,899 [2]
San Jacinto city, California 49,215 [2]
San Joaquin city, California 4,021 [2]
San Jose city, California 1,021,795 [2]
San Juan Bautista city, California 2,104 [2]
San Juan Capistrano city, California 35,911 [2]
San Leandro city, California 88,815 [2]
San Luis Obispo city, California 47,459 [2]
San Marcos city, California 96,664 [2]
San Marino city, California 13,048 [2]
San Mateo city, California 104,430 [2]
San Pablo city, California 30,990 [2]
San Rafael city, California 58,440 [2]
San Ramon city, California 75,995 [2]
Sand City city, California 399 [2]
Sanger city, California 25,339 [2]
Santa Ana city, California 332,318 [2]
Santa Barbara city, California 91,364 [2]
Santa Clara city, California 130,365 [2]
Santa Clarita city, California 212,979 [2]
Santa Cruz city, California 64,608 [2]
Santa Fe Springs city, California 17,630 [2]
Santa Maria city, California 107,263 [2]
Santa Monica city, California 90,401 [2]
Santa Paula city, California 29,806 [2]
Santa Rosa city, California 176,753 [2]
Santee city, California 58,081 [2]
Saratoga city, California 30,153 [2]
Sausalito city, California 7,068 [2]
Scotts Valley city, California 11,757 [2]
Seal Beach city, California 23,896 [2]
Seaside city, California 33,748 [2]
Sebastopol city, California 7,674 [2]
Selma city, California 24,825 [2]
Shafter city, California 20,401 [2]
Shasta Lake city, California 10,413 [2]
Sierra Madre city, California 10,793 [2]
Signal Hill city, California 11,421 [2]
Simi Valley city, California 125,613 [2]
Solana Beach city, California 13,296 [2]
Soledad city, California 25,999 [2]
Solvang city, California 5,838 [2]
Sonoma city, California 11,024 [2]
Sonora city, California 4,864 [2]
South El Monte city, California 20,574 [2]
South Gate city, California 93,444 [2]
South Lake Tahoe city, California 22,197 [2]
South Pasadena city, California 25,329 [2]
South San Francisco city, California 67,789 [2]
St. Helena city, California 6,102 [2]
Stanton city, California 38,139 [2]
Stockton city, California 312,697 [2]
Suisun City city, California 29,663 [2]
Sunnyvale city, California 152,703 [2]
Susanville city, California 15,010 [2]
Sutter Creek city, California 2,622 [2]
Taft city, California 9,272 [2]
Tehachapi city, California 13,011 [2]
Tehama city, California 373 [2]
Temecula city, California 114,761 [2]
Temple City city, California 35,811 [2]
Thousand Oaks city, California 126,813 [2]
Tiburon town, California 9,084 [2]
Torrance city, California 143,592 [2]
Tracy city, California 94,740 [2]
Trinidad city, California 355 [2]
Truckee town, California 16,735 [2]
Tulare city, California 65,496 [2]
Tulelake city, California 978 [2]
Turlock city, California 73,631 [2]
Tustin city, California 79,348 [2]
Twentynine Palms city, California 26,073 [2]
Ukiah city, California 15,995 [2]
Union City city, California 74,107 [2]
Upland city, California 77,140 [2]
Vacaville city, California 100,670 [2]
Vallejo city, California 121,692 [2]
Vernon city, California 110 [2]
Victorville city, California 122,385 [2]
Villa Park city, California 5,790 [2]
Visalia city, California 134,605 [2]
Vista city, California 101,638 [2]
Walnut Creek city, California 70,166 [2]
Walnut city, California 29,685 [2]
Wasco city, California 28,710 [2]
Waterford city, California 8,962 [2]
Watsonville city, California 53,856 [2]
Weed city, California 2,725 [2]
West Covina city, California 105,101 [2]
West Hollywood city, California 36,475 [2]
West Sacramento city, California 53,519 [2]
Westlake Village city, California 8,217 [2]
Westminster city, California 90,643 [2]
Westmorland city, California 2,254 [2]
Wheatland city, California 3,873 [2]
Whittier city, California 85,098 [2]
Wildomar city, California 37,229 [2]
Williams city, California 5,408 [2]
Willits city, California 4,890 [2]
Willows city, California 6,072 [2]
Windsor town, California 27,128 [2]
Winters city, California 7,315 [2]
Woodlake city, California 7,658 [2]
Woodland city, California 60,548 [2]
Woodside town, California 5,458 [2]
Yorba Linda city, California 67,644 [2]
Yountville city, California 2,966 [2]
Yreka city, California 7,518 [2]
Yuba City city, California 67,010 [2]
Yucaipa city, California 53,921 [2]
Yucca Valley town, California 21,777 [2]

Data Source

  • [1] U.S. Census Bureau. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019. Retrieved October 26, 2020, from https://www.census.gov/data/tables/time-series/demo/popest/2010s-state-total.html
  • [2] U.S. Census Bureau. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places in the United States: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019. Retrieved October 26, 2020, from https://www.census.gov/data/tables/time-series/demo/popest/2010s-total-cities-and-towns.html