Latest Data (2018)
Population 530,093
Nationwide Rank 34

Quick Facts

Fresno, California is the 34th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Fresno, California is a city.

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

Fresno, California's growth is about average. 40% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Fresno, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
24 Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 669,053 22.5%
25 Portland, Oregon 653,115 23.2%
26 Memphis, Tennessee 650,618 -5.7%
27 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 649,021 27.8%
28 Las Vegas, Nevada 644,644 33.0%
29 Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky 620,118 11.9%
30 Baltimore, Maryland 602,495 -7.1%
31 Milwaukee, Wisconsin 592,025 -0.8%
32 Albuquerque, New Mexico 560,218 24.3%
33 Tucson, Arizona 545,975 11.5%
34 Fresno, California 530,093 23.0%
35 Mesa, Arizona 508,958 26.3%
36 Sacramento, California 508,529 24.2%
37 Atlanta, Georgia 498,044 18.2%
38 Kansas City, Missouri 491,918 11.2%
39 Colorado Springs, Colorado 472,688 30.5%
40 Miami, Florida 470,914 29.6%
41 Raleigh, North Carolina 469,298 61.7%
42 Omaha, Nebraska 468,262 14.2%
43 Long Beach, California 467,354 1.1%
44 Virginia Beach, Virginia 450,189 5.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In California

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
10 San Jose 1,030,119 14.0%
15 San Francisco 883,305 13.6%
34 Fresno 530,093 23.0%
36 Sacramento 508,529 24.2%
43 Long Beach 467,354 1.1%
45 Oakland 429,082 7.0%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 530,093 34
2017 527,438 34
2016 522,053 34
2015 520,052 34
2014 515,986 34
2013 509,924 34
2012 505,882 34
2011 501,149 34
2010 494,665 34
2009 479,918 36
2008 472,949 36
2007 465,669 36
2006 460,165 37
2005 456,574 37
2004 453,517 39
2003 449,393 39
2002 442,987 38
2001 435,670 38
2000 430,724 38
1990 355,444 48
1980 218,202 65
1970 165,972 82
1960 133,929 91