Latest Data (2018)
Population 508,529
Nationwide Rank 36

Quick Facts

Sacramento, California is the 36th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Sacramento, California is a city.

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

Sacramento, California is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 61% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Sacramento, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
26 Memphis, Tennessee 650,618 -5.7%
27 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 649,021 27.8%
28 Las Vegas, Nevada 644,644 33.0%
29 Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky 620,118 11.9%
30 Baltimore, Maryland 602,495 -7.1%
31 Milwaukee, Wisconsin 592,025 -0.8%
32 Albuquerque, New Mexico 560,218 24.3%
33 Tucson, Arizona 545,975 11.5%
34 Fresno, California 530,093 23.0%
35 Mesa, Arizona 508,958 26.3%
36 Sacramento, California 508,529 24.2%
37 Atlanta, Georgia 498,044 18.2%
38 Kansas City, Missouri 491,918 11.2%
39 Colorado Springs, Colorado 472,688 30.5%
40 Miami, Florida 470,914 29.6%
41 Raleigh, North Carolina 469,298 61.7%
42 Omaha, Nebraska 468,262 14.2%
43 Long Beach, California 467,354 1.1%
44 Virginia Beach, Virginia 450,189 5.5%
45 Oakland, California 429,082 7.0%
46 Minneapolis, Minnesota 425,403 11.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In California

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
15 San Francisco 883,305 13.6%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 508,529 36
2017 501,901 35
2016 495,234 35
2015 490,712 35
2014 485,199 35
2013 479,686 35
2012 475,516 35
2011 471,519 35
2010 466,488 35
2009 466,676 38
2008 461,036 38
2007 455,760 39
2006 449,658 39
2005 448,842 41
2004 446,295 40
2003 440,143 40
2002 432,942 40
2001 421,030 41
2000 409,230 42
1990 395,100 37
1980 275,741 52
1970 254,413 55
1960 191,667 63
1950 137,572 67
1940 105,958 85
1930 93,750 96
1880 21,420 90
1870 16,283 89
1860 13,785 67