Latest Data (2015)
Population 520,052
Nationwide Rank 34

Quick Facts

Fresno, California is the 34th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Fresno, California is a city.

Fresno, California is as large as it has ever been. In 2015 Fresno had its largest population ever.

Fresno, California is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 66% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Fresno, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
28 Las Vegas, Nevada 28.7%
29 Baltimore, Maryland -4.1%
30 Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky 11.0%
31 Milwaukee, Wisconsin 0.5%
32 Albuquerque, New Mexico 24.0%
33 Tucson, Arizona 8.6%
34 Fresno, California 20.7%
35 Sacramento, California 19.9%
36 Kansas City, Missouri 7.4%
37 Long Beach, California 2.5%
38 Mesa, Arizona 17.1%
39 Atlanta, Georgia 10.1%
40 Colorado Springs, Colorado 26.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 520,052 34
2014 515,986 34
2013 509,924 34
2012 505,882 34
2011 501,149 34
2010 494,665 34
2009 479,918 36
2008 472,949 36
2007 465,669 36
2006 460,165 37
2005 456,574 37
2004 453,517 39
2003 449,393 39
2002 442,987 38
2001 435,670 38
2000 430,724 38
1990 355,444 48
1980 218,202 65
1970 165,972 82
1960 133,929 91