Latest Data (2015)
Population 59,162
Nationwide Rank 623

Quick Facts

San Rafael, California is the 623rd largest city in the United States as of 2015.

San Rafael, California is a city.

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

San Rafael, California's growth is below average. 63% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

San Rafael, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
617 Great Falls, Montana 4.4%
618 Chapel Hill, North Carolina 24.0%
619 Huntington Park, California -3.2%
620 Lancaster, Pennsylvania 4.5%
621 Coconut Creek, Florida 34.0%
622 Idaho Falls, Idaho 15.7%
623 San Rafael, California 5.3%
624 Noblesville, Indiana 96.6%
625 Marietta, Georgia -3.9%
626 Owensboro, Kentucky 8.8%
627 Eastvale, California
628 Royal Oak, Michigan -1.6%
629 Brentwood, California 138.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 59,162 623
2014 59,237 615
2013 58,994 609
2012 58,502 603
2011 58,300 598
2010 57,713 596
2009 55,902 612
2008 55,535 609
2007 55,224 601
2006 55,034 599
2005 55,071 598
2004 55,034 595
2003 55,539 573
2002 56,057 556
2001 56,273 539
2000 56,137 532
1990 48,401 548