Latest Data (2017)
Population 327,728
Nationwide Rank 58

Quick Facts

Riverside, California is the 58th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Riverside, California is a city.

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

Riverside, California is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 74% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Riverside, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
56 Honolulu, Hawaii 350,395 -5.5%
57 Santa Ana, California 334,136 -1.2%
58 Riverside, California 327,728 26.8%
59 Corpus Christi, Texas 325,605 17.4%
60 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky 321,959 23.2%
61 Stockton, California 310,496 26.9%
62 St. Louis, Missouri 308,626 -11.0%
63 St. Paul, Minnesota 306,621 6.9%
64 Henderson, Nevada 302,539 68.7%
65 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 302,407 -9.3%
66 Cincinnati, Ohio 301,301 -9.0%
67 Anchorage, Alaska 294,356 12.9%
68 Greensboro, North Carolina 290,222 27.0%

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%
105 Fontana 211,815 44.3%
106 Santa Clarita 210,888 35.5%
108 Oxnard 210,037 22.3%
111 Moreno Valley 207,226 44.6%
112 Glendale 203,054 3.9%
114 Huntington Beach 201,874 6.2%
141 Rancho Cucamonga 177,452 37.4%
144 Oceanside 176,193 8.7%
145 Ontario 175,841 10.8%
147 Santa Rosa 175,269 17.4%
148 Garden Grove 174,226 5.3%
149 Elk Grove 171,844 110.3%
154 Corona 167,836 30.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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