Latest Data (2018)
Population 3,859
Nationwide Rank 5483

Quick Facts

Carmel-by-the-Sea, California is the 5,483rd largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Carmel-by-the-Sea, California is a city.

Carmel-by-the-Sea, California is currently 8.5% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Carmel-by-the-Sea, California's growth is below average. 76% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
5473 Canton, Texas 3,869 15.6%
5474 Gentry, Arkansas 3,868 53.7%
5475 Green Oaks, Illinois 3,868 6.9%
5476 Huxley, Iowa 3,867 65.4%
5477 Nome, Alaska 3,866 10.5%
5478 Colorado City, Texas 3,864 -8.8%
5479 Leland, Mississippi 3,863 -29.5%
5480 Forks, Washington 3,862 17.8%
5481 Denver, Pennsylvania 3,860 15.0%
5482 Windber, Pennsylvania 3,860 -12.5%
5483 Carmel-by-the-Sea, California 3,859 -5.6%
5484 Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania 3,857 14.0%
5485 Lancaster, Kentucky 3,856 0.6%
5486 Swanton, Ohio 3,855 12.6%
5487 Rochester, Wisconsin 3,853 13.4%
5488 Venus, Texas 3,853 100.3%
5489 Elmira Heights, New York 3,849 -7.4%
5490 Wellsville, Utah 3,849 38.7%
5491 Clyde, Texas 3,848 6.8%
5492 Booneville, Arkansas 3,845 -6.5%
5493 Dupo, Illinois 3,844 -2.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In California

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
3714 Orland 7,644 20.8%
3717 Woodlake 7,640 14.4%
3722 Guadalupe 7,625 34.9%
3727 Cotati 7,599 16.8%
3733 Escalon 7,587 24.2%
3737 Yreka 7,556 3.9%
3738 Fairfax 7,555 3.1%
3740 Corning 7,553 10.9%
3743 Hughson 7,551 88.8%
3757 Ojai 7,496 -4.7%
3783 Calipatria 7,412 0.9%
3801 Fort Bragg 7,359 7.7%
3822 Huron 7,288 15.0%
3823 Winters 7,286 18.1%
3858 Atherton 7,187 -0.1%
3888 Sausalito 7,100 -3.2%
3969 Loomis 6,823 9.1%
3976 Crescent City 6,805 -9.5%
3996 Fowler 6,751 67.9%
4024 Holtville 6,678 19.3%
4054 Gridley 6,613 18.7%
4215 St. Helena 6,152 3.4%
4263 Willows 6,020 -3.1%
4300 Colusa 5,911 8.7%
4318 Solvang 5,876 10.2%
4331 Gustine 5,855 22.7%
4340 Villa Park 5,839 -2.0%
4472 Dos Palos 5,520 25.6%
4477 Woodside 5,510 0.0%
4515 Indian Wells 5,440 34.9%
4551 La Habra Heights 5,353 -6.6%
4564 Williams 5,324 44.4%
4566 Calistoga 5,322 2.5%
4585 Big Bear Lake 5,281 -3.4%
4666 Buellton 5,109 33.0%
4739 Needles 4,982 1.2%
4767 Lakeport 4,936 -0.1%
4769 Willits 4,935 -2.8%
4822 Sonora 4,870 6.8%
4869 Jackson 4,781 19.8%
4922 Brisbane 4,693 30.4%
4968 Portola Valley 4,598 3.0%
5137 Del Mar 4,347 -1.2%
5359 San Joaquin 4,032 22.5%
5459 Angels 3,897 27.9%
5463 Wheatland 3,889 65.7%
5483 Carmel-by-the-Sea 3,859 -5.6%
5571 Bishop 3,746 5.0%
5586 Avalon 3,723 18.8%
5768 Monte Sereno 3,487 0.0%
5848 Rio Dell 3,390 7.1%
5942 Mount Shasta 3,287 -7.7%
6096 Nevada City 3,142 4.5%
6256 Yountville 2,982 -9.6%
6561 Weed 2,704 -8.8%
6665 Sutter Creek 2,612 13.3%
6788 Alturas 2,509 -12.9%
6856 Ross 2,465 5.7%
7136 Westmorland 2,270 7.3%
7380 Belvedere 2,109 -0.1%
7612 Colfax 2,000 30.5%
7668 San Juan Bautista 1,965 26.4%
7738 Portola 1,932 -13.0%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 3,859 5,483
2017 3,897 5,444
2016 3,891 5,436
2015 3,897 5,411
2014 3,876 5,421
2013 3,842 5,440
2012 3,807 5,443
2011 3,767 5,465
2010 3,722 5,481
2009 3,903 5,278
2008 3,861 5,290
2007 3,838 5,288
2006 3,842 5,256
2005 3,926 5,180
2004 4,012 5,099
2003 4,066 5,035
2002 4,112 4,977
2001 4,116 4,957
2000 4,090 4,953
1990 4,218 4,538