Latest Data (2017)
Population 3,897
Nationwide Rank 5444

Quick Facts

Carmel-by-the-Sea, California is the 5,444th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

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

Carmel-by-the-Sea, California is currently 7.6% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Carmel-by-the-Sea, California's growth is extremely below average. 80% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
5434 Richwood, Texas 3,907 29.0%
5435 Wonder Lake, Illinois 3,905 35.0%
5436 Coquille, Oregon 3,903 -6.8%
5437 Fordyce, Arkansas 3,902 -18.7%
5438 Windber, Pennsylvania 3,902 -11.5%
5439 Citronelle, Alabama 3,900 6.0%
5440 Mills, Wyoming 3,899 22.6%
5441 Swanton, Ohio 3,899 13.9%
5442 West Columbia, Texas 3,899 -8.3%
5443 Laureldale, Pennsylvania 3,898 4.1%
5444 Carmel-by-the-Sea, California 3,897 -4.7%
5445 Owego, New York 3,897 0.0%
5446 Cleveland, Georgia 3,896 89.4%
5447 Linden, Michigan 3,896 35.4%
5448 Sunset Beach, North Carolina 3,894 83.7%
5449 Elmira Heights, New York 3,893 -6.4%
5450 Edgewood, New Mexico 3,892 96.0%
5451 King City, Oregon 3,892 58.5%
5452 Southgate, Kentucky 3,892 12.0%
5453 Nichols Hills, Oklahoma 3,887 -4.1%
5454 Broadway, Virginia 3,880 73.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In California

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
6700 Sutter Creek 2,575 11.7%
6746 Alturas 2,540 -11.8%
6825 Ross 2,480 6.4%
7114 Westmorland 2,284 8.0%
7345 Belvedere 2,126 0.6%
7590 Colfax 2,005 30.8%
7643 San Juan Bautista 1,976 27.1%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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