Latest Data (2015)
Population 419,267
Nationwide Rank 45

Quick Facts

Oakland, California is the 45th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Oakland, California is a city.

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

Oakland, California's growth is below average. 78% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Oakland, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
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%
44 Miami, Florida 21.4%
45 Oakland, California 4.6%
46 Minneapolis, Minnesota 7.4%
47 Tulsa, Oklahoma 2.7%
48 Wichita, Kansas 10.6%
49 New Orleans, Louisiana -19.4%
50 Arlington, Texas 15.9%
51 Cleveland, Ohio -18.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 419,267 45
2014 413,775 45
2013 406,253 45
2012 400,740 45
2011 395,935 45
2010 390,724 47
2009 409,189 44
2008 403,188 44
2007 397,441 45
2006 392,076 45
2005 392,112 45
2004 394,433 44
2003 397,511 44
2002 400,564 44
2001 403,492 44
2000 400,674 44
1990 399,886 35
1980 339,337 43
1970 361,561 38
1960 367,548 33
1950 384,575 27
1940 302,163 29
1930 284,063 30
1920 216,261 31
1910 150,174 32
1900 66,960 56
1890 48,682 60
1880 34,555 51