Latest Data (2017)
Population 29,397
Nationwide Rank 1290

Quick Facts

Atwater, California is the 1,290th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Atwater, California is a city.

Atwater, California is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Atwater had its largest population ever.

Atwater, California is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 70% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Atwater, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1280 Saratoga Springs, Utah 29,608 2257.3%
1281 Jamestown, New York 29,591 -7.2%
1282 New Bern, North Carolina 29,590 27.1%
1283 American Fork, Utah 29,527 30.4%
1284 Syracuse, Utah 29,507 198.0%
1285 Fitchburg, Wisconsin 29,485 43.0%
1286 Niles, Illinois 29,482 -1.8%
1287 Kingman, Arizona 29,472 40.1%
1288 Duluth, Georgia 29,463 27.9%
1289 Chamblee, Georgia 29,428 208.6%
1290 Atwater, California 29,397 26.3%
1291 Russellville, Arkansas 29,318 22.1%
1292 Sahuarita, Arizona 29,318 676.0%
1293 Sanford, North Carolina 29,313 24.9%
1294 O'Fallon, Illinois 29,272 31.4%
1295 Cibolo, Texas 29,249 816.3%
1296 Raytown, Missouri 29,211 -3.4%
1297 Cornelius, North Carolina 29,191 105.9%
1298 SeaTac, Washington 29,140 14.5%
1299 Stockbridge, Georgia 29,114 163.8%
1300 Englewood, New Jersey 29,112 11.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In California

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
650 Santee 58,113 9.5%
655 Gilroy 57,664 38.2%
666 Diamond Bar 56,665 0.4%
669 Hanford 56,499 34.6%
670 Fountain Valley 56,313 2.3%
677 Novato 55,980 17.1%
685 Highland 55,342 23.3%
693 Paramount 54,909 -0.8%
696 Colton 54,828 14.1%
699 Cathedral City 54,596 27.0%
700 Rosemead 54,554 1.7%
710 Watsonville 54,098 16.2%
716 Yucaipa 53,683 29.5%
720 West Sacramento 53,512 66.9%
726 Delano 53,138 33.7%
731 Palm Desert 52,932 18.6%
736 Glendora 52,445 5.9%
740 Placentia 52,157 11.7%
744 Aliso Viejo 51,671 29.1%
756 Cerritos 51,020 -1.0%
765 Poway 50,041 3.7%
767 Azusa 49,864 11.2%
784 La Mirada 49,095 4.6%
785 Cypress 49,064 5.2%
792 Rancho Santa Margarita 48,793 3.7%
795 Ceres 48,697 39.7%
798 Covina 48,462 3.2%
803 San Jacinto 48,254 101.9%
804 Palm Springs 48,142 12.0%
812 Lincoln 47,674 305.9%
817 San Luis Obispo 47,541 7.1%
818 Newark 47,531 11.4%
828 Beaumont 46,967 311.3%
845 Coachella 45,443 98.7%
850 Morgan Hill 45,037 31.8%
853 Danville 44,786 7.2%
861 El Centro 44,364 16.3%
874 Lompoc 43,542 5.6%
880 San Bruno 43,299 7.8%
889 Rohnert Park 42,838 3.5%
892 Brea 42,777 20.3%
893 Bell Gardens 42,747 -3.1%
902 Rancho Palos Verdes 42,364 2.7%
914 Oakley 41,714 61.3%
919 Campbell 41,544 6.7%
923 La Quinta 41,304 68.0%
942 San Gabriel 40,514 1.5%
947 Calexico 40,351 47.5%
949 La Puente 40,322 -1.9%
979 Culver City 39,283 1.0%
980 Montclair 39,276 15.7%
985 Los Banos 39,183 48.9%
988 Pacifica 39,087 1.8%
1001 Stanton 38,528 2.5%
1003 Hollister 38,404 10.2%
1004 Martinez 38,373 6.7%
1038 West Hollywood 37,080 3.3%
1039 Monrovia 37,061 0.1%
1042 Wildomar 36,932 75.0%
1046 Moorpark 36,802 15.6%
1057 Temple City 36,367 8.2%
1069 San Juan Capistrano 36,064 6.4%
1070 Claremont 36,015 5.6%
1074 Manhattan Beach 35,924 5.6%
1077 Bell 35,811 -2.4%
1101 Pleasant Hill 34,987 5.8%
1113 Beverly Hills 34,484 1.7%
1114 Foster City 34,412 19.5%
1116 Menlo Park 34,357 11.6%
1119 San Dimas 34,326 -2.0%
1121 Seaside 34,150 3.1%
1123 Adelanto 34,066 87.3%
1128 Dana Point 33,934 -3.5%
1158 Lawndale 33,078 4.1%
1179 La Verne 32,461 2.3%
1194 El Paso de Robles (Paso Robles) 31,918 29.3%
1215 Laguna Hills 31,318 -2.2%
1220 Banning 31,230 32.0%
1221 San Pablo 31,156 3.0%
1222 Goleta 31,116 7.9%
1230 Saratoga 30,905 2.8%
1238 Los Altos 30,743 9.4%
1239 Los Gatos 30,724 6.9%
1242 Burlingame 30,686 8.9%
1249 San Carlos 30,499 9.9%
1253 Atascadero 30,418 14.6%
1254 Santa Paula 30,313 5.3%
1259 Walnut 30,199 0.4%
1274 East Palo Alto 29,765 -0.6%
1277 Suisun City 29,639 12.7%
1290 Atwater 29,397 26.3%
1308 Ridgecrest 28,880 15.8%
1314 Desert Hot Springs 28,757 74.7%
1319 Monterey 28,639 -3.6%
1332 Benicia 28,343 5.1%
1361 Maywood 27,586 -1.9%
1362 Windsor 27,548 19.4%
1369 Imperial Beach 27,418 1.3%
1378 Eureka 27,177 4.2%
1381 Belmont 27,140 8.2%
1384 Lemon Grove 27,108 8.6%
1390 Wasco 26,994 26.5%
1398 Norco 26,761 9.9%
1405 Paradise 26,682 0.8%
1417 Twentynine Palms 26,542 -8.1%
1425 Lafayette 26,440 9.8%
1428 Brawley 26,390 20.0%
1430 Lemoore 26,355 33.1%
1432 Soledad 26,273 13.2%
1437 Galt 26,172 32.2%
1448 South Pasadena 25,888 6.5%
1462 Reedley 25,620 22.6%
1466 Hercules 25,545 31.0%
1467 El Cerrito 25,515 9.9%
1490 Sanger 25,161 32.0%
1520 Selma 24,782 25.7%
1524 Riverbank 24,740 56.5%
1527 San Fernando 24,714 4.6%
1545 Coronado 24,417 1.1%
1550 Seal Beach 24,326 0.6%
1557 Calabasas 24,202 17.0%
1558 Loma Linda 24,196 25.5%
1567 Cudahy 24,076 -0.9%
1571 Dinuba 24,034 34.6%
1576 Barstow 23,916 5.8%
1616 Oakdale 23,150 46.5%
1617 Laguna Beach 23,147 -2.6%
1638 Lathrop 22,781 103.4%
1645 Millbrae 22,718 9.6%
1661 Port Hueneme 22,327 2.0%
1671 Marina 22,145 17.0%
1672 Patterson 22,124 84.6%
1681 South Lake Tahoe 21,978 -7.0%
1689 Corcoran 21,835 -2.2%
1695 Duarte 21,757 1.0%
1697 Yucca Valley 21,748 28.3%
1723 Arvin 21,270 63.6%
1748 South El Monte 20,987 -0.8%
1767 Lomita 20,707 3.1%
1768 Agoura Hills 20,692 0.0%
1793 La CaƱada Flintridge 20,413
1804 American Canyon 20,247 104.3%
1809 Dixon 20,202 25.2%
1813 Albany 20,143 22.0%
1842 Orinda 19,730 11.8%
1844 Hermosa Beach 19,708 5.7%
1854 Blythe 19,630 -5.4%
1858 Shafter 19,608 53.1%
1875 Pinole 19,364 0.9%
1890 Oroville 19,121 36.7%
1939 Chowchilla 18,558 27.3%
1960 Rancho Mirage 18,306 36.8%
1974 Arroyo Grande 18,123 13.6%
1985 Arcata 18,000 8.3%
1987 Santa Fe Springs 17,980 9.2%
2019 Moraga 17,630 7.8%
2026 Imperial 17,550 127.5%
2033 Greenfield 17,517 35.9%
2072 Artesia 16,904 3.0%
2078 El Segundo 16,853 4.9%
2086 Coalinga 16,766 5.4%
2109 Truckee 16,553 18.1%
2151 Laguna Woods 16,200 -7.8%
2168 Ukiah 16,036 3.3%
2190 Fillmore 15,812 14.9%
2198 La Palma 15,722 1.6%
2202 Pacific Grove 15,698 1.1%
2204 Ripon 15,677 52.7%
2246 Susanville 15,326 -12.4%
2250 Parlier 15,250 33.6%
2265 McFarland 15,093 53.5%
2266 Clearlake 15,066 14.2%
2280 Kerman 14,932 70.7%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 29,397 1,290
2016 29,270 1,280
2015 29,237 1,278
2014 29,022 1,277
2013 28,818 1,276
2012 28,742 1,265
2011 28,551 1,265
2010 28,168 1,269
2009 26,198 1,338
2008 26,335 1,323
2007 26,643 1,295
2006 26,487 1,286
2005 26,682 1,259
2004 26,028 1,278
2003 26,245 1,257
2002 24,555 1,335
2001 23,710 1,356
2000 23,273 1,361
1990 22,472 1,233