Latest Data (2015)
Population 157,380
Nationwide Rank 161

Quick Facts

Salinas, California is the 161st largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Salinas, California is a city.

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

Salinas, California's growth is about average. 56% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Salinas, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
155 McKinney, Texas 190.9%
156 Fort Collins, Colorado 34.2%
157 Lancaster, California 35.2%
158 Cary, North Carolina 64.0%
159 Palmdale, California 34.7%
160 Hayward, California 12.2%
161 Salinas, California 9.6%
162 Frisco, Texas 337.6%
163 Springfield, Massachusetts 1.6%
164 Pasadena, Texas 8.3%
165 Macon-Bibb County, Georgia
166 Alexandria, Virginia 18.6%
167 Pomona, California 3.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 157,380 161
2014 156,677 158
2013 155,662 157
2012 154,484 157
2011 152,763 158
2010 150,441 159
2009 144,278 165
2008 142,705 165
2007 141,496 164
2006 141,875 162
2005 143,971 159
2004 146,200 152
2003 146,575 151
2002 146,455 148
2001 145,377 149
2000 143,497 150
1990 108,863 178