Latest Data (2015)
Population 864,816
Nationwide Rank 13

Quick Facts

San Francisco, California is the 13th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

San Francisco, California is a city.

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

San Francisco, California's growth is about average. 54% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

San Francisco, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
7 San Antonio, Texas 26.2%
8 San Diego, California 13.7%
9 Dallas, Texas 9.1%
10 San Jose, California 13.6%
11 Austin, Texas 38.6%
12 Jacksonville, Florida 17.8%
13 San Francisco, California 11.2%
14 Indianapolis, Indiana 9.0%
15 Columbus, Ohio 18.7%
16 Fort Worth, Texas 52.6%
17 Charlotte, North Carolina 45.1%
18 Seattle, Washington 21.3%
19 Denver, Colorado 22.7%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 864,816 13
2014 852,469 13
2013 837,442 14
2012 825,863 14
2011 814,233 14
2010 805,235 13
2009 815,358 12
2008 808,001 13
2007 799,185 13
2006 786,149 14
2005 777,660 14
2004 773,284 14
2003 775,046 13
2002 779,281 13
2001 784,631 13
2000 777,360 13
1990 723,959 14
1980 678,974 13
1970 715,674 13
1960 740,316 12
1950 775,357 11
1940 634,536 12
1930 634,394 11
1920 506,676 12
1910 416,912 11
1900 342,782 9
1890 298,997 8
1880 233,959 9
1870 149,473 10
1860 56,802 15