Latest Data (2015)
Population 49,324
Nationwide Rank 768

Quick Facts

Rancho Santa Margarita, California is the 768th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Rancho Santa Margarita, California is a city.

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

Rancho Santa Margarita, California's growth is about average. 60% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Rancho Santa Margarita, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
762 Monroe, Louisiana -6.4%
763 Parker, Colorado 100.2%
764 La Mirada, California 5.5%
765 Minot, North Dakota 35.1%
766 Saginaw, Michigan -19.8%
767 Bedford, Texas 4.4%
768 Rancho Santa Margarita, California 4.8%
769 Cypress, California 5.7%
770 Murray, Utah 8.0%
771 Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio -0.5%
772 Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 40.6%
773 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 0.4%
774 Covina, California 4.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 49,324 768
2014 49,359 761
2013 49,228 758
2012 48,879 758
2011 48,487 756
2010 47,853 751
2009 49,458 721
2008 48,920 719
2007 48,667 712
2006 48,909 699
2005 49,260 683
2004 49,143 680
2003 48,609 674
2002 47,508 684
2001 47,224 681
2000 47,048 670