Latest Data (2015)
Population 103,679
Nationwide Rank 290

Quick Facts

El Cajon, California is the 290th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

El Cajon, California is a city.

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

El Cajon, California's growth is about average. 59% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

El Cajon, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
284 Santa Maria, California 34.6%
285 Wichita Falls, Texas 0.5%
286 Lakeland, Florida 22.7%
287 Clovis, California 49.0%
288 Lewisville, Texas 32.7%
289 Tyler, Texas 22.7%
290 El Cajon, California 9.0%
291 San Mateo, California 11.6%
292 Rialto, California 11.1%
293 Davenport, Iowa 4.4%
294 Hillsboro, Oregon 43.4%
295 Las Cruces, New Mexico 38.0%
296 South Bend, Indiana -6.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 103,679 290
2014 103,091 285
2013 102,211 282
2012 101,435 283
2011 100,668 282
2010 99,478 281
2009 94,447 297
2008 92,900 301
2007 91,463 302
2006 90,795 300
2005 92,172 288
2004 94,112 279
2003 95,268 272
2002 95,703 264
2001 95,838 258
2000 95,085 256
1990 88,983 236