Latest Data (2017)
Population 334,136
Nationwide Rank 57

Quick Facts

Santa Ana, California is the 57th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Santa Ana, California is a city.

Santa Ana, California is currently 1.3% smaller than it was in 2000, the year of its peak recorded population.

Santa Ana, California's growth is extremely below average. 87% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Santa Ana, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
47 Tulsa, Oklahoma 401,800 2.2%
48 Arlington, Texas 396,394 18.4%
49 New Orleans, Louisiana 393,292 -18.6%
50 Wichita, Kansas 390,591 10.8%
51 Cleveland, Ohio 385,525 -19.1%
52 Tampa, Florida 385,430 26.7%
53 Bakersfield, California 380,874 55.4%
54 Aurora, Colorado 366,623 31.9%
55 Anaheim, California 352,497 7.0%
56 Honolulu, Hawaii 350,395 -5.5%
57 Santa Ana, California 334,136 -1.2%
58 Riverside, California 327,728 26.8%
59 Corpus Christi, Texas 325,605 17.4%
60 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky 321,959 23.2%
61 Stockton, California 310,496 26.9%
62 St. Louis, Missouri 308,626 -11.0%
63 St. Paul, Minnesota 306,621 6.9%
64 Henderson, Nevada 302,539 68.7%
65 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 302,407 -9.3%
66 Cincinnati, Ohio 301,301 -9.0%
67 Anchorage, Alaska 294,356 12.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In California

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
34 Fresno 527,438 22.4%
35 Sacramento 501,901 22.6%
39 Long Beach 469,450 1.5%
45 Oakland 425,195 6.1%
53 Bakersfield 380,874 55.4%
55 Anaheim 352,497 7.0%
57 Santa Ana 334,136 -1.2%
58 Riverside 327,728 26.8%
61 Stockton 310,496 26.9%
73 Irvine 277,453 89.1%
76 Chula Vista 270,471 54.0%
96 Fremont 234,962 15.0%
102 San Bernardino 216,995 14.8%
103 Modesto 214,221 12.6%
105 Fontana 211,815 44.3%
106 Santa Clarita 210,888 35.5%
108 Oxnard 210,037 22.3%
111 Moreno Valley 207,226 44.6%
112 Glendale 203,054 3.9%
114 Huntington Beach 201,874 6.2%
141 Rancho Cucamonga 177,452 37.4%
144 Oceanside 176,193 8.7%
145 Ontario 175,841 10.8%
147 Santa Rosa 175,269 17.4%
148 Garden Grove 174,226 5.3%
149 Elk Grove 171,844 110.3%
154 Corona 167,836 30.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 334,136 57
2016 334,217 57
2015 335,400 57
2014 334,909 57
2013 334,227 57
2012 330,920 57
2011 328,285 57
2010 324,528 57
2009 340,338 55
2008 337,152 54
2007 335,491 53
2006 334,830 53
2005 337,121 54
2004 339,319 53
2003 339,613 53
2002 340,244 53
2001 339,938 53
2000 338,506 52
1990 294,309 52
1980 203,713 69
1970 156,601 86