Latest Data (2018)
Population 330,063
Nationwide Rank 58

Quick Facts

Riverside, California is the 58th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Riverside, California is a city.

Riverside, California is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Riverside had its largest population ever.

Riverside, California is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 72% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Riverside, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
48 Arlington, Texas 398,112 18.9%
49 Tampa, Florida 392,890 29.1%
50 New Orleans, Louisiana 391,006 -19.1%
51 Wichita, Kansas 389,255 10.4%
52 Cleveland, Ohio 383,793 -19.4%
53 Bakersfield, California 383,579 56.5%
54 Aurora, Colorado 374,114 34.6%
55 Anaheim, California 352,005 6.9%
56 Honolulu, Hawaii 347,397 -6.3%
57 Santa Ana, California 332,725 -1.7%
58 Riverside, California 330,063 27.7%
59 Corpus Christi, Texas 326,554 17.7%
60 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky 323,780 23.9%
61 Stockton, California 311,178 27.2%
62 Henderson, Nevada 310,390 73.1%
63 St. Paul, Minnesota 307,695 7.2%
64 St. Louis, Missouri 302,838 -12.7%
65 Cincinnati, Ohio 302,605 -8.6%
66 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 301,048 -9.7%
67 Greensboro, North Carolina 294,722 28.9%
68 Anchorage, Alaska 291,538 11.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In California

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
34 Fresno 530,093 23.0%
36 Sacramento 508,529 24.2%
43 Long Beach 467,354 1.1%
45 Oakland 429,082 7.0%
53 Bakersfield 383,579 56.5%
55 Anaheim 352,005 6.9%
57 Santa Ana 332,725 -1.7%
58 Riverside 330,063 27.7%
61 Stockton 311,178 27.2%
72 Irvine 282,572 92.6%
76 Chula Vista 271,651 54.6%
96 Fremont 237,807 16.4%
103 San Bernardino 215,941 14.2%
104 Modesto 215,030 13.0%
105 Fontana 213,739 45.6%
106 Santa Clarita 210,089 34.9%
108 Oxnard 209,877 22.2%
110 Moreno Valley 209,050 45.9%
112 Glendale 201,361 3.0%
113 Huntington Beach 200,641 5.5%
141 Ontario 181,107 14.1%
145 Rancho Cucamonga 177,751 37.6%
146 Santa Rosa 177,586 18.9%
147 Oceanside 176,080 8.7%
149 Elk Grove 172,886 111.6%
150 Garden Grove 172,646 4.3%
154 Corona 168,819 30.8%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 330,063 58
2017 327,728 58
2016 324,722 59
2015 322,424 59
2014 319,504 59
2013 316,619 59
2012 313,673 59
2011 310,083 59
2010 303,871 61
2009 297,841 62
2008 293,207 62
2007 290,601 61
2006 288,152 61
2005 285,615 62
2004 284,960 61
2003 279,306 63
2002 272,814 65
2001 266,378 65
2000 258,427 67
1990 226,582 68
1980 170,876 83
1970 140,089 95