Latest Data (2017)
Population 469,450
Nationwide Rank 39

Quick Facts

Long Beach, California is the 39th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Long Beach, California is a city.

Long Beach, California is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Long Beach had its largest population ever.

Long Beach, California's growth is extremely below average. 84% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Long Beach, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
29 Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky 621,349 12.1%
30 Baltimore, Maryland 611,648 -5.7%
31 Milwaukee, Wisconsin 595,351 -0.2%
32 Albuquerque, New Mexico 558,545 23.9%
33 Tucson, Arizona 535,677 9.4%
34 Fresno, California 527,438 22.4%
35 Sacramento, California 501,901 22.6%
36 Mesa, Arizona 496,401 23.2%
37 Kansas City, Missouri 488,943 10.5%
38 Atlanta, Georgia 486,290 15.4%
39 Long Beach, California 469,450 1.5%
40 Omaha, Nebraska 466,893 13.9%
41 Raleigh, North Carolina 464,758 60.1%
42 Colorado Springs, Colorado 464,474 28.2%
43 Miami, Florida 463,347 27.5%
44 Virginia Beach, Virginia 450,435 5.6%
45 Oakland, California 425,195 6.1%
46 Minneapolis, Minnesota 422,331 10.4%
47 Tulsa, Oklahoma 401,800 2.2%
48 Arlington, Texas 396,394 18.4%
49 New Orleans, Louisiana 393,292 -18.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In California

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
13 San Francisco 884,363 13.7%
34 Fresno 527,438 22.4%
35 Sacramento 501,901 22.6%
39 Long Beach 469,450 1.5%
45 Oakland 425,195 6.1%
53 Bakersfield 380,874 55.4%
55 Anaheim 352,497 7.0%
57 Santa Ana 334,136 -1.2%
58 Riverside 327,728 26.8%
61 Stockton 310,496 26.9%
73 Irvine 277,453 89.1%
76 Chula Vista 270,471 54.0%
96 Fremont 234,962 15.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 469,450 39
2016 470,130 39
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