Latest Data (2015)
Population 211,266
Nationwide Rank 103

Quick Facts

Modesto, California is the 103rd largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Modesto, California is a city.

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

Modesto, California's growth is about average. 53% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Modesto, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
97 Baton Rouge, Louisiana 0.1%
98 Richmond, Virginia 11.4%
99 Boise City, Idaho 11.6%
100 San Bernardino, California 14.3%
101 Spokane, Washington 8.3%
102 Birmingham, Alabama -12.2%
103 Modesto, California 11.0%
104 Des Moines, Iowa 5.3%
105 Rochester, New York -4.4%
106 Tacoma, Washington 7.2%
107 Fontana, California 41.3%
108 Oxnard, California 20.7%
109 Moreno Valley, California 42.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 211,266 103
2014 209,286 104
2013 204,933 105
2012 203,547 106
2011 202,229 106
2010 201,165 106
2009 202,743 105
2008 201,766 105
2007 201,902 101
2006 202,095 97
2005 204,077 96
2004 204,456 93
2003 204,543 91
2002 201,620 91
2001 196,066 102
2000 190,177 105
1990 166,430 107