Latest Data (2017)
Population 5,262
Nationwide Rank 4588

Quick Facts

Big Bear Lake, California is the 4,588th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Big Bear Lake, California is a city.

Big Bear Lake, California is currently 3.8% smaller than it was in 2000, the year of its peak recorded population.

Big Bear Lake, California's growth is below average. 71% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Big Bear Lake, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
4578 Wadesboro, North Carolina 5,276 -5.7%
4579 Winterset, Iowa 5,276 10.8%
4580 Monticello, Indiana 5,275 -7.5%
4581 Calistoga, California 5,273 1.5%
4582 Kings Point, New York 5,273 5.4%
4583 Mocksville, North Carolina 5,271 23.9%
4584 Poolesville, Maryland 5,269 1.7%
4585 Zebulon, North Carolina 5,268 28.6%
4586 Brookshire, Texas 5,265 52.4%
4587 Big Stone Gap, Virginia 5,263 -8.5%
4588 Big Bear Lake, California 5,262 -3.8%
4589 Tillamook, Oregon 5,257 14.9%
4590 Cottleville, Missouri 5,253 156.9%
4591 Moab, Utah 5,253 9.2%
4592 Frankenmuth, Michigan 5,247 8.2%
4593 Tyrone, Pennsylvania 5,242 -5.0%
4594 Linton, Indiana 5,241 -9.9%
4595 Grambling, Louisiana 5,239 7.7%
4596 Spring Valley, Illinois 5,239 -3.7%
4597 Brewton, Alabama 5,236 -4.4%
4598 Fruitland, Idaho 5,234 34.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In California

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2985 Anderson 10,370 14.4%
3026 Shasta Lake 10,190 12.7%
3027 Capitola 10,180 1.3%
3092 Corte Madera 9,864 8.3%
3147 Orange Cove 9,604 22.2%
3175 Taft 9,425 6.8%
3229 Tiburon 9,165 5.3%
3262 Rio Vista 9,009 90.7%
3278 Waterford 8,947 27.8%
3317 Calimesa 8,817 24.4%
3320 Cloverdale 8,803 27.2%
3327 Live Oak 8,774 40.7%
3383 Los Altos Hills 8,580 4.1%
3415 Gonzales 8,479 10.2%
3425 Westlake Village 8,440 0.7%
3462 Firebaugh 8,328 28.9%
3498 Pismo Beach 8,237 -3.9%
3502 Rolling Hills Estates 8,226 6.9%
3543 Mammoth Lakes 8,132 14.0%
3629 Ione 7,827 9.2%
3691 Sebastopol 7,666 -1.7%
3694 Orland 7,656 21.0%
3695 Woodlake 7,649 14.6%
3713 Yreka 7,600 4.5%
3714 Fairfax 7,598 3.7%
3715 Corning 7,592 11.4%
3716 Escalon 7,588 24.2%
3719 Ojai 7,582 -3.6%
3727 Calipatria 7,558 2.9%
3742 Hughson 7,498 87.4%
3752 Cotati 7,479 15.0%
3780 Guadalupe 7,370 30.3%
3807 Fort Bragg 7,312 7.0%
3808 Huron 7,311 15.3%
3821 Winters 7,273 17.9%
3833 Atherton 7,238 0.5%
3863 Sausalito 7,141 -2.6%
3965 Loomis 6,809 8.9%
4040 Gridley 6,608 18.6%
4048 Holtville 6,597 17.8%
4086 Fowler 6,495 61.5%
4118 Crescent City 6,399 -14.9%
4184 St. Helena 6,196 4.1%
4246 Willows 6,041 -2.7%
4274 Colusa 5,963 9.7%
4304 Solvang 5,909 10.8%
4315 Villa Park 5,895 -1.1%
4332 Gustine 5,844 22.5%
4439 Woodside 5,564 0.9%
4493 Dos Palos 5,445 23.9%
4508 Indian Wells 5,404 34.0%
4509 La Habra Heights 5,403 -5.7%
4537 Williams 5,349 45.1%
4581 Calistoga 5,273 1.5%
4588 Big Bear Lake 5,262 -3.8%
4639 Buellton 5,135 33.7%
4720 Needles 5,007 1.7%
4804 Willits 4,875 -4.0%
4814 Sonora 4,857 6.5%
4855 Lakeport 4,762 -3.6%
4870 Jackson 4,740 18.8%
4878 Brisbane 4,721 31.2%
4951 Portola Valley 4,611 3.2%
5105 Del Mar 4,363 -0.8%
5331 San Joaquin 4,043 22.8%
5444 Carmel-by-the-Sea 3,897 -4.7%
5483 Wheatland 3,842 63.6%
5508 Angels 3,807 24.9%
5545 Avalon 3,764 20.1%
5549 Bishop 3,760 5.4%
5681 Monte Sereno 3,578 2.6%
5822 Rio Dell 3,408 7.6%
5919 Mount Shasta 3,302 -7.3%
6079 Nevada City 3,136 4.3%
6301 Yountville 2,924 -11.3%
6533 Weed 2,716 -8.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 5,262 4,588
2016 5,235 4,581
2015 5,213 4,581
2014 5,173 4,588
2013 5,124 4,607
2012 5,116 4,600
2011 5,082 4,605
2010 5,019 4,623
2009 6,142 4,065
2008 6,102 4,067
2007 6,082 4,061
2006 6,085 4,038
2005 6,090 4,010
2004 6,053 3,997
2003 5,922 4,032
2002 5,768 4,078
2001 5,609 4,123
2000 5,472 4,187
1990 5,324 3,890