Latest Data (2017)
Population 55,980
Nationwide Rank 677

Quick Facts

Novato, California is the 677th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Novato, California is a city.

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

Novato, California's growth is about average. 45% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Novato, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
667 Weymouth Town, Massachusetts 56,664
668 Bradenton, Florida 56,508 12.9%
669 Hanford, California 56,499 34.6%
670 Fountain Valley, California 56,313 2.3%
671 Richland, Washington 56,243 44.4%
672 Huntersville, North Carolina 56,212 115.0%
673 Shoreline, Washington 56,189 5.6%
674 Bonita Springs, Florida 56,088 69.7%
675 Oak Lawn, Illinois 56,087 1.5%
676 Valdosta, Georgia 56,085 21.5%
677 Novato, California 55,980 17.1%
678 Commerce City, Colorado 55,923 164.4%
679 Hempstead, New York 55,806 4.9%
680 Dearborn Heights, Michigan 55,758 -4.4%
681 Berwyn, Illinois 55,550 2.9%
682 Chicopee, Massachusetts 55,515 1.4%
683 Port Arthur, Texas 55,498 -3.6%
684 Casa Grande, Arizona 55,477 105.9%
685 Highland, California 55,342 23.3%
686 Pocatello, Idaho 55,193 7.0%
687 Kettering, Ohio 55,175 -4.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In California

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
259 Antioch 111,674 21.9%
267 San Buenaventura (Ventura) 110,790 9.4%
268 Inglewood 110,598 -1.8%
273 Richmond 110,040 10.4%
274 Clovis 109,691 56.8%
279 West Covina 107,598 2.1%
281 Daly City 107,074 3.3%
282 Santa Maria 107,014 37.0%
285 Norwalk 106,084 1.4%
286 Jurupa Valley 106,028
293 Burbank 104,834 4.3%
294 San Mateo 104,748 12.9%
296 El Cajon 103,894 9.2%
297 Rialto 103,562 11.5%
301 Vista 101,568 12.9%
307 Vacaville 100,032 11.8%
315 Compton 97,612 4.2%
322 San Marcos 96,198 72.1%
325 Mission Viejo 96,016 2.5%
328 South Gate 95,430 -1.1%
330 Hesperia 94,859 50.4%
344 Chico 93,293 21.0%
345 Carson 92,735 3.0%
347 Santa Monica 92,306 9.4%
350 Santa Barbara 92,101 2.8%
355 Redding 91,794 12.7%
356 Westminster 91,564 3.7%
357 Tracy 90,889 56.5%
359 Menifee 90,595 111.7%
360 San Leandro 90,553 13.5%
361 Livermore 90,295 22.1%
364 Chino 89,797 28.2%
365 Indio 89,793 78.4%
375 Citrus Heights 87,931 2.9%
376 Hawthorne 87,854 4.3%
381 Whittier 86,838 3.5%
382 Redwood City 86,685 14.8%
386 Newport Beach 86,160 9.0%
389 Alhambra 85,396 0.2%
392 Hemet 85,160 43.3%
401 Lake Forest 84,293 10.8%
406 Merced 83,081 28.5%
407 Buena Park 83,015 6.3%
408 Pleasanton 83,007 29.1%
416 Mountain View 81,438 15.2%
421 Lakewood 80,967 1.9%
426 Tustin 80,498 18.8%
427 Chino Hills 80,374 19.3%
432 Napa 79,774 9.4%
435 Manteca 79,268 57.2%
436 Alameda 79,177 9.2%
441 Milpitas 78,106 24.2%
442 Folsom 78,038 48.0%
444 Perris 77,879 113.9%
445 Bellflower 77,772 6.5%
450 Upland 76,999 11.8%
458 Baldwin Park 76,402 0.5%
461 San Ramon 75,931 69.0%
468 Union City 75,343 11.6%
479 Rancho Cordova 73,563 36.9%
480 Turlock 73,556 29.1%
484 Apple Valley 73,077 33.8%
493 Pittsburg 72,141 26.1%
498 Redlands 71,554 11.8%
503 Lynwood 71,099 1.6%
513 Walnut Creek 69,773 8.0%
515 Davis 68,986 16.6%
528 Yorba Linda 68,229 15.4%
533 Redondo Beach 67,908 6.9%
534 Camarillo 67,845 17.9%
537 South San Francisco 67,429 11.2%
539 Palo Alto 67,178 14.6%
543 Yuba City 66,860 30.8%
549 Lake Elsinore 66,411 126.8%
551 Laguna Niguel 66,334 5.5%
554 Lodi 65,884 14.5%
561 Madera 65,508 49.9%
564 San Clemente 65,267 29.0%
565 Santa Cruz 65,021 16.3%
568 Rocklin 64,838 74.0%
577 Tulare 63,855 39.1%
582 Pico Rivera 63,522 0.0%
584 Eastvale 63,211
586 Montebello 63,192 1.5%
587 Encinitas 63,184 8.6%
593 La Habra 62,466 5.0%
595 Brentwood 62,433 152.4%
605 National City 61,363 12.9%
611 Monterey Park 61,044 1.4%
613 Dublin 60,939 98.8%
614 Petaluma 60,870 11.0%
615 Cupertino 60,777 15.4%
620 Gardena 60,224 3.9%
623 La Mesa 60,021 9.5%
624 Woodland 60,012 20.6%
636 Porterville 59,145 28.7%
640 San Rafael 59,070 5.2%
644 Huntington Park 58,822 -4.2%
645 Arcadia 58,799 10.5%
650 Santee 58,113 9.5%
655 Gilroy 57,664 38.2%
666 Diamond Bar 56,665 0.4%
669 Hanford 56,499 34.6%
670 Fountain Valley 56,313 2.3%
677 Novato 55,980 17.1%
685 Highland 55,342 23.3%
693 Paramount 54,909 -0.8%
696 Colton 54,828 14.1%
699 Cathedral City 54,596 27.0%
700 Rosemead 54,554 1.7%
710 Watsonville 54,098 16.2%
716 Yucaipa 53,683 29.5%
720 West Sacramento 53,512 66.9%
726 Delano 53,138 33.7%
731 Palm Desert 52,932 18.6%
736 Glendora 52,445 5.9%
740 Placentia 52,157 11.7%
744 Aliso Viejo 51,671 29.1%
756 Cerritos 51,020 -1.0%
765 Poway 50,041 3.7%
767 Azusa 49,864 11.2%
784 La Mirada 49,095 4.6%
785 Cypress 49,064 5.2%
792 Rancho Santa Margarita 48,793 3.7%
795 Ceres 48,697 39.7%
798 Covina 48,462 3.2%
803 San Jacinto 48,254 101.9%
804 Palm Springs 48,142 12.0%
812 Lincoln 47,674 305.9%
817 San Luis Obispo 47,541 7.1%
818 Newark 47,531 11.4%
828 Beaumont 46,967 311.3%
845 Coachella 45,443 98.7%
850 Morgan Hill 45,037 31.8%
853 Danville 44,786 7.2%
861 El Centro 44,364 16.3%
874 Lompoc 43,542 5.6%
880 San Bruno 43,299 7.8%
889 Rohnert Park 42,838 3.5%
892 Brea 42,777 20.3%
893 Bell Gardens 42,747 -3.1%
902 Rancho Palos Verdes 42,364 2.7%
914 Oakley 41,714 61.3%
919 Campbell 41,544 6.7%
923 La Quinta 41,304 68.0%
942 San Gabriel 40,514 1.5%
947 Calexico 40,351 47.5%
949 La Puente 40,322 -1.9%
979 Culver City 39,283 1.0%
980 Montclair 39,276 15.7%
985 Los Banos 39,183 48.9%
988 Pacifica 39,087 1.8%
1001 Stanton 38,528 2.5%
1003 Hollister 38,404 10.2%
1004 Martinez 38,373 6.7%
1038 West Hollywood 37,080 3.3%
1039 Monrovia 37,061 0.1%
1042 Wildomar 36,932 75.0%
1046 Moorpark 36,802 15.6%
1057 Temple City 36,367 8.2%
1069 San Juan Capistrano 36,064 6.4%
1070 Claremont 36,015 5.6%
1074 Manhattan Beach 35,924 5.6%
1077 Bell 35,811 -2.4%
1101 Pleasant Hill 34,987 5.8%
1113 Beverly Hills 34,484 1.7%
1114 Foster City 34,412 19.5%
1116 Menlo Park 34,357 11.6%
1119 San Dimas 34,326 -2.0%
1121 Seaside 34,150 3.1%
1123 Adelanto 34,066 87.3%
1128 Dana Point 33,934 -3.5%
1158 Lawndale 33,078 4.1%
1179 La Verne 32,461 2.3%
1194 El Paso de Robles (Paso Robles) 31,918 29.3%
1215 Laguna Hills 31,318 -2.2%
1220 Banning 31,230 32.0%
1221 San Pablo 31,156 3.0%
1222 Goleta 31,116 7.9%
1230 Saratoga 30,905 2.8%
1238 Los Altos 30,743 9.4%
1239 Los Gatos 30,724 6.9%
1242 Burlingame 30,686 8.9%
1249 San Carlos 30,499 9.9%
1253 Atascadero 30,418 14.6%
1254 Santa Paula 30,313 5.3%
1259 Walnut 30,199 0.4%
1274 East Palo Alto 29,765 -0.6%
1277 Suisun City 29,639 12.7%
1290 Atwater 29,397 26.3%
1308 Ridgecrest 28,880 15.8%
1314 Desert Hot Springs 28,757 74.7%
1319 Monterey 28,639 -3.6%
1332 Benicia 28,343 5.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 55,980 677
2016 56,004 668
2015 55,530 674
2014 55,005 672
2013 54,194 676
2012 53,301 677
2011 52,752 678
2010 51,904 680
2009 53,450 653
2008 52,637 655
2007 51,630 664
2006 50,513 671
2005 49,660 675
2004 48,719 688
2003 48,087 688
2002 47,888 679
2001 48,296 660
2000 47,792 658
1990 47,521 559