Latest Data (2017)
Population 425,195
Nationwide Rank 45

Quick Facts

Oakland, California is the 45th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Oakland, California is a city.

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

Oakland, California's growth is below average. 75% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Oakland, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
50 Wichita, Kansas 390,591 10.8%
51 Cleveland, Ohio 385,525 -19.1%
52 Tampa, Florida 385,430 26.7%
53 Bakersfield, California 380,874 55.4%
54 Aurora, Colorado 366,623 31.9%
55 Anaheim, California 352,497 7.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In California

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
102 San Bernardino 216,995 14.8%
103 Modesto 214,221 12.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 425,195 45
2016 420,005 45
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