Latest Data (2015)
Population 113,204
Nationwide Rank 245

Quick Facts

Costa Mesa, California is the 245th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Costa Mesa, California is a city.

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

Costa Mesa, California's growth is extremely below average. 82% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Costa Mesa, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
239 Arvada, Colorado 12.8%
240 Provo, Utah 9.0%
241 Peoria, Illinois 1.8%
242 Lansing, Michigan -3.5%
243 Downey, California 6.2%
244 Carlsbad, California 42.8%
245 Costa Mesa, California 3.4%
246 Miami Gardens, Florida 12.3%
247 Westminster, Colorado 11.6%
248 Clearwater, Florida 3.1%
249 Fairfield, California 16.6%
250 Rochester, Minnesota 25.5%
251 Elgin, Illinois 18.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 113,204 245
2014 112,784 243
2013 112,174 239
2012 111,918 238
2011 111,121 238
2010 109,960 236
2009 110,419 229
2008 109,326 230
2007 107,504 231
2006 107,955 225
2005 108,612 222
2004 109,341 217
2003 109,508 215
2002 109,896 214
2001 109,619 212
2000 109,467 211
1990 96,849 211