Latest Data (2018)
Population 1,030,119
Nationwide Rank 10

Quick Facts

San Jose, California is the 10th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

San Jose, California is a city.

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

San Jose, California's growth is about average. 57% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

San Jose, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1 New York, New York 8,398,748 4.7%
2 Los Angeles, California 3,990,456 7.7%
3 Chicago, Illinois 2,705,994 -6.5%
4 Houston, Texas 2,325,502 17.5%
5 Phoenix, Arizona 1,660,272 25.1%
6 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1,584,138 4.6%
7 San Antonio, Texas 1,532,233 31.6%
8 San Diego, California 1,425,976 16.2%
9 Dallas, Texas 1,345,047 12.9%
10 San Jose, California 1,030,119 14.0%
11 Austin, Texas 964,254 43.4%
12 Jacksonville, Florida 903,889 22.7%
13 Fort Worth, Texas 895,008 63.9%
14 Columbus, Ohio 892,533 24.6%
15 San Francisco, California 883,305 13.6%
16 Charlotte, North Carolina 872,498 53.1%
17 Indianapolis, Indiana 867,125 10.8%
18 Seattle, Washington 744,955 32.0%
19 Denver, Colorado 716,492 28.8%
20 Washington, District of Columbia 702,455 22.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In California

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
8 San Diego 1,425,976 16.2%
10 San Jose 1,030,119 14.0%
15 San Francisco 883,305 13.6%
34 Fresno 530,093 23.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 1,030,119 10
2017 1,035,317 10
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