Latest Data (2018)
Population 12,973
Nationwide Rank 2545

Quick Facts

Half Moon Bay, California is the 2,545th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Half Moon Bay, California is a city.

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

Half Moon Bay, California is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 60% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Half Moon Bay, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
2535 South Daytona, Florida 13,054 -4.1%
2536 McComb, Mississippi 13,045 -2.1%
2537 Port Royal, South Carolina 13,037 39.0%
2538 Oakland, New Jersey 13,021 3.7%
2539 Suamico, Wisconsin 13,012 47.8%
2540 Trenton, Ohio 13,012 47.4%
2541 Ridgefield Park, New Jersey 13,009 1.1%
2542 Royse City, Texas 12,998 318.0%
2543 Butler, Pennsylvania 12,993 -13.9%
2544 Coolidge, Arizona 12,993 52.5%
2545 Half Moon Bay, California 12,973 9.2%
2546 Claremont, New Hampshire 12,967 -1.4%
2547 New Carrollton, Maryland 12,964 2.9%
2548 Lumberton, Texas 12,962 45.5%
2549 Forest Hill, Texas 12,959 -0.1%
2550 Glen Carbon, Illinois 12,959 22.1%
2551 University Heights, Ohio 12,938 -8.3%
2552 El Dorado, Kansas 12,935 0.7%
2553 Marshall, Missouri 12,934 1.8%
2554 Davidson, North Carolina 12,921 77.9%
2555 Holly Springs, Georgia 12,920 258.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In California

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
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%
2098 Artesia 16,750 2.0%
2102 El Segundo 16,719 4.1%
2118 Truckee 16,561 18.2%
2124 Coalinga 16,534 4.0%
2168 Ukiah 16,177 4.2%
2181 Laguna Woods 16,046 -8.7%
2198 Ripon 15,896 54.9%
2205 Fillmore 15,809 14.8%
2233 La Palma 15,568 0.6%
2235 Pacific Grove 15,546 0.1%
2247 Clearlake 15,384 16.6%
2258 Parlier 15,286 34.0%
2267 McFarland 15,182 54.4%
2271 Susanville 15,165 -13.4%
2280 Kerman 15,037 71.9%
2340 Livingston 14,427 36.9%
2350 Hawaiian Gardens 14,315 -3.3%
2356 Mill Valley 14,295 4.9%
2359 Red Bluff 14,283 7.5%
2366 California City 14,217 69.4%
2378 Auburn 14,103 13.1%
2389 King City 14,023 25.8%
2463 Grover Beach 13,528 3.2%
2474 Lindsay 13,474 29.2%
2476 Carpinteria 13,457 -5.4%
2480 Palos Verdes Estates 13,404 0.2%
2483 Solana Beach 13,379 2.9%
2504 Avenal 13,218 -9.9%
2510 San Marino 13,186 1.7%
2545 Half Moon Bay 12,973 9.2%
2556 Grass Valley 12,914 8.6%
2570 Commerce 12,808 1.5%
2573 Malibu 12,777 1.5%
2600 Grand Terrace 12,584 7.8%
2607 San Anselmo 12,519 1.0%
2608 Marysville 12,518 1.9%
2621 Tehachapi 12,432 11.5%
2641 Larkspur 12,328 2.5%
2649 Fortuna 12,280 16.8%
2667 Clayton 12,192 12.9%
2680 Emeryville 12,104 72.9%
2681 Healdsburg 12,104 9.7%
2696 Kingsburg 12,041 28.9%
2727 Scotts Valley 11,842 3.8%
2761 Newman 11,658 62.8%
2778 Signal Hill 11,555 22.9%
2783 Los Alamitos 11,529 -0.1%
2802 Hillsborough 11,444 5.7%
2807 Mendota 11,404 43.7%
2829 Canyon Lake 11,267 13.1%
2833 Sonoma 11,248 20.2%
2837 Piedmont 11,238 2.3%
2865 Placerville 11,048 13.6%
2888 Sierra Madre 10,917 2.9%
2915 Farmersville 10,759 22.7%
2943 Morro Bay 10,581 1.8%
2952 Exeter 10,533 14.6%
2971 Anderson 10,476 15.6%
3033 Shasta Lake 10,248 13.3%
3067 Capitola 10,080 0.3%
3126 Corte Madera 9,802 7.6%
3163 Orange Cove 9,571 21.8%
3195 Taft 9,396 6.5%
3226 Rio Vista 9,239 95.6%
3254 Tiburon 9,115 4.8%
3294 Waterford 8,957 27.9%
3299 Calimesa 8,937 26.1%
3316 Cloverdale 8,878 28.3%
3346 Live Oak 8,771 40.6%
3408 Los Altos Hills 8,559 3.9%
3461 Gonzales 8,382 8.9%
3464 Ione 8,363 16.7%
3468 Westlake Village 8,352 -0.3%
3472 Firebaugh 8,336 29.0%
3526 Pismo Beach 8,213 -4.2%
3548 Rolling Hills Estates 8,141 5.7%
3551 Mammoth Lakes 8,127 13.9%
3678 Sebastopol 7,768 -0.4%
3714 Orland 7,644 20.8%
3717 Woodlake 7,640 14.4%
3722 Guadalupe 7,625 34.9%
3727 Cotati 7,599 16.8%
3733 Escalon 7,587 24.2%
3737 Yreka 7,556 3.9%
3738 Fairfax 7,555 3.1%
3740 Corning 7,553 10.9%
3743 Hughson 7,551 88.8%
3757 Ojai 7,496 -4.7%
3783 Calipatria 7,412 0.9%
3801 Fort Bragg 7,359 7.7%
3822 Huron 7,288 15.0%
3823 Winters 7,286 18.1%
3858 Atherton 7,187 -0.1%
3888 Sausalito 7,100 -3.2%
3969 Loomis 6,823 9.1%
3976 Crescent City 6,805 -9.5%
3996 Fowler 6,751 67.9%
4024 Holtville 6,678 19.3%
4054 Gridley 6,613 18.7%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 12,973 2,545
2017 12,870 2,545
2016 12,697 2,560
2015 12,657 2,555
2014 12,371 2,590
2013 12,013 2,642
2012 11,653 2,672
2011 11,493 2,695
2010 11,324 2,701
2009 12,586 2,474
2008 12,403 2,487
2007 12,203 2,502
2006 12,121 2,490
2005 12,099 2,473
2004 12,105 2,450
2003 12,086 2,438
2002 11,912 2,438
2001 11,927 2,415
2000 11,879 2,406
1990 8,896 2,708