Latest Data (2018)
Population 213,739
Nationwide Rank 105

Quick Facts

Fontana, California is the 105th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Fontana, California is a city.

Fontana, California is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Fontana had its largest population ever.

Fontana, California is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 84% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Fontana, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
95 Hialeah, Florida 238,942 5.6%
96 Fremont, California 237,807 16.4%
97 Boise City, Idaho 228,790 16.9%
98 Richmond, Virginia 228,783 15.6%
99 Baton Rouge, Louisiana 221,599 -2.9%
100 Spokane, Washington 219,190 11.3%
101 Des Moines, Iowa 216,853 8.6%
102 Tacoma, Washington 216,279 11.5%
103 San Bernardino, California 215,941 14.2%
104 Modesto, California 215,030 13.0%
105 Fontana, California 213,739 45.6%
106 Santa Clarita, California 210,089 34.9%
107 Birmingham, Alabama 209,880 -13.2%
108 Oxnard, California 209,877 22.2%
109 Fayetteville, North Carolina 209,468 5.0%
110 Moreno Valley, California 209,050 45.9%
111 Rochester, New York 206,284 -6.0%
112 Glendale, California 201,361 3.0%
113 Huntington Beach, California 200,641 5.5%
114 Salt Lake City, Utah 200,591 10.3%
115 Grand Rapids, Michigan 200,217 1.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In California

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
53 Bakersfield 383,579 56.5%
55 Anaheim 352,005 6.9%
57 Santa Ana 332,725 -1.7%
58 Riverside 330,063 27.7%
61 Stockton 311,178 27.2%
72 Irvine 282,572 92.6%
76 Chula Vista 271,651 54.6%
96 Fremont 237,807 16.4%
103 San Bernardino 215,941 14.2%
104 Modesto 215,030 13.0%
105 Fontana 213,739 45.6%
106 Santa Clarita 210,089 34.9%
108 Oxnard 209,877 22.2%
110 Moreno Valley 209,050 45.9%
112 Glendale 201,361 3.0%
113 Huntington Beach 200,641 5.5%
141 Ontario 181,107 14.1%
145 Rancho Cucamonga 177,751 37.6%
146 Santa Rosa 177,586 18.9%
147 Oceanside 176,080 8.7%
149 Elk Grove 172,886 111.6%
150 Garden Grove 172,646 4.3%
154 Corona 168,819 30.8%
160 Hayward 159,620 13.2%
161 Lancaster 159,053 33.4%
164 Palmdale 156,667 33.3%
165 Salinas 156,259 8.8%
169 Sunnyvale 153,185 16.2%
172 Pomona 152,361 2.8%
173 Escondido 152,213 13.3%
181 Torrance 145,182 5.0%
187 Pasadena 141,371 5.0%
191 Fullerton 139,640 10.3%
193 Orange 139,484 7.3%
195 Roseville 139,117 71.1%
205 Visalia 133,800 39.9%
212 Concord 129,688 6.0%
214 Santa Clara 129,488 26.4%
217 Thousand Oaks 127,690 8.6%
221 Simi Valley 125,851 12.3%
228 Victorville 122,312 89.5%
230 Vallejo 121,913 3.8%
232 Berkeley 121,643 18.0%
244 Fairfield 116,884 20.7%
249 Carlsbad 115,877 45.9%
250 El Monte 115,586 -0.5%
251 Murrieta 114,985 121.9%
252 Temecula 114,742 67.0%
255 Costa Mesa 113,615 3.7%
261 Downey 112,269 4.4%
262 Clovis 112,022 60.2%
267 Antioch 111,535 21.8%
271 San Buenaventura (Ventura) 111,128 9.7%
275 Richmond 110,146 10.5%
277 Inglewood 109,419 -2.9%
280 Jurupa Valley 108,393
283 Santa Maria 107,408 37.5%
286 Daly City 107,008 3.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 213,739 105
2017 211,815 105
2016 209,665 106
2015 207,460 107
2014 204,950 108
2013 203,003 109
2012 201,812 110
2011 199,976 110
2010 196,069 113
2009 188,013 123
2008 186,869 122
2007 184,814 123
2006 182,947 123
2005 178,102 125
2004 173,401 127
2003 166,993 128
2002 158,916 136
2001 153,486 136
2000 146,735 143
1990 87,868 239