Latest Data (2018)
Population 33,730
Nationwide Rank 1146

Quick Facts

Dana Point, California is the 1,146th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Dana Point, California is a city.

Dana Point, California is currently 4.2% smaller than it was in 2000, the year of its peak recorded population.

Dana Point, California's growth is extremely below average. 85% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Dana Point, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1136 Sun Prairie, Wisconsin 33,974 63.6%
1137 Deer Park, Texas 33,931 18.7%
1138 Seaside, California 33,930 2.4%
1139 Glendale Heights, Illinois 33,928 6.0%
1140 Chester, Pennsylvania 33,909 -8.0%
1141 Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 33,908 40.2%
1142 North Ridgeville, Ohio 33,889 51.1%
1143 Salisbury, North Carolina 33,834 10.6%
1144 Kearney, Nebraska 33,761 22.7%
1145 University Place, Washington 33,740 12.3%
1146 Dana Point, California 33,730 -4.1%
1147 Valparaiso, Indiana 33,729 19.3%
1148 Newark, Delaware 33,673 14.6%
1149 Fairborn, Ohio 33,658 6.8%
1150 Midvale, Utah 33,636 24.2%
1151 Parkland, Florida 33,631 134.0%
1152 Mason, Ohio 33,586 49.3%
1153 Goshen, Indiana 33,566 12.4%
1154 Woodridge, Illinois 33,566 7.8%
1155 Nacogdoches, Texas 33,542 11.7%
1156 Long Beach, New York 33,534 -5.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In California

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
543 Redondo Beach 67,412 6.1%
544 Rocklin 67,221 80.4%
547 Lodi 66,995 16.5%
548 Yuba City 66,992 31.0%
552 Palo Alto 66,666 13.8%
559 Laguna Niguel 66,266 5.4%
568 Madera 65,706 50.4%
577 San Clemente 64,857 28.2%
579 Eastvale 64,822
580 Santa Cruz 64,725 15.8%
582 Tulare 64,475 40.5%
590 Brentwood 63,800 157.9%
592 Dublin 63,445 106.9%
599 Encinitas 62,904 8.1%
600 Pico Rivera 62,888 -0.9%
601 Montebello 62,632 0.6%
604 La Habra 62,183 4.5%
607 Petaluma 61,917 12.9%
610 National City 61,431 13.1%
621 Woodland 60,531 21.7%
623 Monterey Park 60,401 0.3%
625 Cupertino 60,170 14.3%
629 Porterville 59,988 30.5%
633 Gardena 59,721 3.0%
634 La Mesa 59,556 8.6%
644 Gilroy 58,756 40.8%
645 San Rafael 58,704 4.5%
650 Arcadia 58,610 10.1%
653 Huntington Park 58,173 -5.2%
654 Santee 58,115 9.5%
673 Hanford 56,910 35.6%
679 Diamond Bar 56,275 -0.1%
684 Fountain Valley 55,814 1.4%
685 Novato 55,655 16.4%
691 Highland 55,406 23.5%
702 Cathedral City 54,902 27.7%
706 Colton 54,741 13.9%
709 Rosemead 54,412 1.4%
710 Paramount 54,387 -1.7%
721 Watsonville 53,920 15.8%
727 West Sacramento 53,727 67.6%
728 Yucaipa 53,682 29.5%
734 Palm Desert 53,185 19.2%
738 Delano 53,014 33.4%
745 Glendora 52,002 5.0%
749 Aliso Viejo 51,783 29.4%
751 Placentia 51,671 10.7%
768 Cerritos 50,462 -2.1%
776 Azusa 49,958 11.4%
780 Poway 49,704 3.0%
789 Beaumont 49,241 331.2%
795 Cypress 48,958 5.0%
796 San Jacinto 48,867 104.4%
798 Ceres 48,769 39.9%
799 La Mirada 48,683 3.7%
804 Palm Springs 48,375 12.5%
805 Rancho Santa Margarita 48,325 2.7%
809 Newark 48,198 12.9%
815 Lincoln 47,978 308.5%
816 Covina 47,963 2.2%
823 San Luis Obispo 47,446 6.9%
849 Coachella 45,839 100.5%
854 Morgan Hill 45,135 32.1%
864 Danville 44,650 6.9%
876 El Centro 44,120 15.7%
881 Rohnert Park 43,753 5.7%
883 Brea 43,601 22.6%
891 San Bruno 43,047 7.1%
899 Lompoc 42,760 3.7%
907 Campbell 42,466 9.0%
910 Bell Gardens 42,331 -4.0%
913 Oakley 42,129 62.9%
915 Rancho Palos Verdes 41,928 1.7%
927 La Quinta 41,535 68.9%
960 San Gabriel 40,335 1.1%
965 Calexico 40,139 46.8%
966 Los Banos 40,074 52.2%
974 La Puente 39,908 -2.9%
978 Hollister 39,749 14.1%
989 Montclair 39,437 16.2%
994 Culver City 39,214 0.8%
1004 Pacifica 38,759 0.9%
1010 Martinez 38,402 6.8%
1015 Stanton 38,234 1.7%
1039 Wildomar 37,280 76.7%
1049 West Hollywood 36,854 2.7%
1055 Monrovia 36,715 -0.7%
1060 Moorpark 36,576 14.8%
1064 Claremont 36,478 7.0%
1074 Temple City 36,120 7.5%
1077 San Juan Capistrano 36,013 6.2%
1088 Bell 35,728 -2.6%
1094 Manhattan Beach 35,532 4.5%
1106 Pleasant Hill 34,903 5.5%
1116 Menlo Park 34,549 12.2%
1128 Beverly Hills 34,183 0.8%
1130 Adelanto 34,160 87.8%
1131 Foster City 34,151 18.6%
1135 San Dimas 33,982 -3.0%
1138 Seaside 33,930 2.4%
1146 Dana Point 33,730 -4.1%
1177 Lawndale 32,754 3.1%
1197 El Paso de Robles (Paso Robles) 32,212 30.5%
1198 La Verne 32,206 1.5%
1227 Banning 31,253 32.1%
1230 San Pablo 31,124 2.8%
1234 Laguna Hills 31,024 -3.1%
1242 Goleta 30,821 6.9%
1246 Los Gatos 30,680 6.8%
1247 Saratoga 30,599 1.7%
1251 Los Altos 30,531 8.6%
1254 Burlingame 30,467 8.2%
1261 San Carlos 30,364 9.4%
1262 Atascadero 30,330 14.3%
1273 Santa Paula 30,011 4.3%
1274 Walnut 30,006 -0.2%
1284 Suisun City 29,713 13.0%
1295 East Palo Alto 29,519 -1.4%
1297 Atwater 29,479 26.6%
1313 Ridgecrest 28,940 16.1%
1317 Desert Hot Springs 28,885 75.5%
1335 Benicia 28,306 4.9%
1336 Monterey 28,289 -4.8%
1350 Wasco 27,976 31.1%
1354 Windsor 27,849 20.7%
1373 Imperial Beach 27,447 1.4%
1381 Maywood 27,298 -2.9%
1393 Belmont 27,113 8.0%
1404 Eureka 26,998 3.5%
1405 Lemon Grove 26,969 8.0%
1414 Paradise 26,800 1.2%
1422 Norco 26,610 9.3%
1430 Lafayette 26,521 10.1%
1433 Lemoore 26,474 33.7%
1438 Galt 26,440 33.5%
1441 Twentynine Palms 26,418 -8.6%
1446 Brawley 26,226 19.3%
1456 Soledad 26,013 12.1%
1474 South Pasadena 25,611 5.3%
1476 El Cerrito 25,601 10.3%
1477 Hercules 25,601 31.3%
1478 Reedley 25,579 22.4%
1490 Sanger 25,313 32.8%
1526 Selma 24,807 25.8%
1528 Riverbank 24,780 56.7%
1557 San Fernando 24,510 3.7%
1564 Loma Linda 24,382 26.5%
1566 Dinuba 24,316 36.1%
1574 Seal Beach 24,119 -0.2%
1581 Barstow 23,972 6.0%
1582 Calabasas 23,954 15.8%
1590 Cudahy 23,826 -2.0%
1611 Oakdale 23,455 48.5%
1622 Lathrop 23,284 107.9%
1637 Laguna Beach 22,991 -3.3%
1662 Millbrae 22,557 8.9%
1665 Marina 22,535 19.0%
1673 Patterson 22,352 86.5%
1681 Port Hueneme 22,173 1.3%
1690 South Lake Tahoe 22,036 -6.7%
1710 Yucca Valley 21,726 28.1%
1717 Corcoran 21,676 -2.9%
1730 Duarte 21,527 0.0%
1731 Arvin 21,522 65.5%
1738 Coronado 21,390 -11.3%
1777 South El Monte 20,767 -1.9%
1792 Lomita 20,521 2.1%
1795 Dixon 20,497 27.0%
1796 Agoura Hills 20,472 -1.0%
1805 American Canyon 20,359 105.4%
1814 La CaƱada Flintridge 20,227
1829 Shafter 20,058 56.6%
1836 Blythe 19,959 -3.8%
1844 Albany 19,908 20.6%
1851 Orinda 19,806 12.2%
1877 Hermosa Beach 19,465 4.4%
1891 Pinole 19,318 0.6%
1896 Oroville 19,204 37.3%
1927 Chowchilla 18,771 28.8%
1962 Rancho Mirage 18,336 37.1%
1967 Arcata 18,257 9.8%
1984 Arroyo Grande 18,087 13.4%
2004 Santa Fe Springs 17,832 8.3%
2021 Imperial 17,695 129.3%
2022 Moraga 17,692 8.2%
2026 Greenfield 17,648 36.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 33,730 1,146
2017 33,934 1,128
2016 34,012 1,118
2015 34,181 1,101
2014 34,116 1,098
2013 34,062 1,083
2012 34,048 1,074
2011 33,778 1,075
2010 33,351 1,077
2009 35,851 994
2008 35,432 996
2007 35,198 987
2006 35,341 977
2005 35,480 953
2004 35,625 942
2003 35,562 928
2002 35,556 928
2001 35,464 917
2000 35,195 915
1990 31,724 882