Latest Data (2016)
Population 1,025,350
Nationwide Rank 10

Quick Facts

San Jose, California is the 10th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

San Jose, California is a city.

San Jose, California is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 San Jose had its largest population ever.

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

San Jose, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
1 New York, New York 8,537,673 6.5%
2 Los Angeles, California 3,976,322 7.3%
3 Chicago, Illinois 2,704,958 -6.5%
4 Houston, Texas 2,303,482 16.4%
5 Phoenix, Arizona 1,615,017 21.7%
6 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1,567,872 3.5%
7 San Antonio, Texas 1,492,510 28.2%
8 San Diego, California 1,406,630 14.6%
9 Dallas, Texas 1,317,929 10.6%
10 San Jose, California 1,025,350 13.4%
11 Austin, Texas 947,890 41.0%
12 Jacksonville, Florida 880,619 19.5%
13 San Francisco, California 870,887 12.0%
14 Columbus, Ohio 860,090 20.1%
15 Indianapolis, Indiana 855,164 9.3%
16 Fort Worth, Texas 854,113 56.4%
17 Charlotte, North Carolina 842,051 47.7%
18 Seattle, Washington 704,352 24.8%
19 Denver, Colorado 693,060 24.6%
20 El Paso, Texas 683,080 20.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In California

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
8 San Diego 1,406,630 14.6%
10 San Jose 1,025,350 13.4%
13 San Francisco 870,887 12.0%
34 Fresno 522,053 21.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 1,025,350 10
2015 1,026,908 10
2014 1,015,785 10
2013 998,537 10
2012 982,765 10
2011 970,014 10
2010 945,942 10
2009 964,695 10
2008 948,686 10
2007 931,344 10
2006 918,619 11
2005 908,870 11
2004 901,283 11
2003 898,564 11
2002 900,840 11
2001 909,260 11
2000 903,540 11
1990 783,324 11
1980 629,442 17
1970 445,779 31
1960 204,196 57