Latest Data (2015)
Population 490,712
Nationwide Rank 35

Quick Facts

Sacramento, California is the 35th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Sacramento, California is a city.

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

Sacramento, California is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 60% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Sacramento, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
29 Baltimore, Maryland -4.1%
30 Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky 11.0%
31 Milwaukee, Wisconsin 0.5%
32 Albuquerque, New Mexico 24.0%
33 Tucson, Arizona 8.6%
34 Fresno, California 20.7%
35 Sacramento, California 19.9%
36 Kansas City, Missouri 7.4%
37 Long Beach, California 2.5%
38 Mesa, Arizona 17.1%
39 Atlanta, Georgia 10.1%
40 Colorado Springs, Colorado 26.0%
41 Virginia Beach, Virginia 6.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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