Latest Data (2015)
Population 474,140
Nationwide Rank 37

Quick Facts

Long Beach, California is the 37th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Long Beach, California is a city.

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

Long Beach, California's growth is extremely below average. 83% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Long Beach, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
31 Milwaukee, Wisconsin 0.5%
32 Albuquerque, New Mexico 24.0%
33 Tucson, Arizona 8.6%
34 Fresno, California 20.7%
35 Sacramento, California 19.9%
36 Kansas City, Missouri 7.4%
37 Long Beach, California 2.5%
38 Mesa, Arizona 17.1%
39 Atlanta, Georgia 10.1%
40 Colorado Springs, Colorado 26.0%
41 Virginia Beach, Virginia 6.1%
42 Raleigh, North Carolina 55.4%
43 Omaha, Nebraska 8.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 474,140 37
2014 473,577 36
2013 469,428 36
2012 467,892 36
2011 465,002 36
2010 462,257 36
2009 462,604 39
2008 460,138 39
2007 459,925 38
2006 463,723 36
2005 467,851 35
2004 470,620 34
2003 471,482 34
2002 468,408 34
2001 464,650 35
2000 462,166 35
1990 429,870 32
1980 361,334 37
1970 358,633 40
1960 344,168 35
1950 250,767 41
1940 164,271 53
1930 142,032 57