Latest Data (2016)
Population 125,948
Nationwide Rank 219

Quick Facts

Santa Clara, California is the 219th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Santa Clara, California is a city.

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

Santa Clara, California is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 66% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Santa Clara, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
209 Coral Springs, Florida 130,059 8.6%
210 New Haven, Connecticut 129,934 4.9%
211 Stamford, Connecticut 129,113 9.8%
212 Thousand Oaks, California 128,888 9.7%
213 Concord, California 128,726 5.2%
214 Elizabeth, New Jersey 128,640 6.4%
215 Lafayette, Louisiana 127,626 14.0%
216 Kent, Washington 127,514 58.1%
217 Topeka, Kansas 126,808 2.7%
218 Simi Valley, California 126,327 12.8%
219 Santa Clara, California 125,948 23.0%
220 Athens-Clarke County, Georgia 123,371 22.4%
221 Hartford, Connecticut 123,243 -0.7%
222 Victorville, California 122,265 89.4%
223 Abilene, Texas 122,225 5.4%
224 Norman, Oklahoma 122,180 26.1%
225 Vallejo, California 121,299 3.3%
226 Berkeley, California 121,240 17.6%
227 Round Rock, Texas 120,892 99.2%
228 Ann Arbor, Michigan 120,782 5.3%
229 Fargo, North Dakota 120,762 32.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In California

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
96 Fremont 233,136 14.1%
100 San Bernardino 216,239 14.4%
103 Modesto 212,175 11.5%
106 Fontana 209,665 42.8%
108 Oxnard 207,906 21.1%
109 Moreno Valley 205,499 43.4%
112 Glendale 200,831 2.8%
114 Huntington Beach 200,652 5.6%
134 Santa Clarita 181,972 16.9%
140 Rancho Cucamonga 176,534 36.7%
141 Oceanside 175,464 8.3%
142 Santa Rosa 175,155 17.3%
143 Garden Grove 174,858 5.7%
146 Ontario 173,212 9.1%
148 Elk Grove 169,743 107.8%
153 Corona 166,785 29.2%
159 Lancaster 160,106 34.3%
160 Hayward 158,937 12.7%
161 Palmdale 157,356 33.8%
162 Salinas 157,218 9.5%
167 Sunnyvale 152,771 15.8%
169 Pomona 152,494 2.9%
172 Escondido 151,613 12.8%
176 Torrance 147,195 6.4%
185 Pasadena 142,059 5.5%
187 Fullerton 140,721 11.2%
188 Orange 140,504 8.1%
203 Roseville 132,671 63.1%
208 Visalia 131,074 37.0%
212 Thousand Oaks 128,888 9.7%
213 Concord 128,726 5.2%
218 Simi Valley 126,327 12.8%
219 Santa Clara 125,948 23.0%
222 Victorville 122,265 89.4%
225 Vallejo 121,299 3.3%
226 Berkeley 121,240 17.6%
240 El Monte 115,807 -0.3%
242 Fairfield 114,756 18.5%
246 Carlsbad 113,952 43.4%
251 Downey 113,267 5.3%
253 Temecula 113,054 64.5%
254 Costa Mesa 112,822 3.0%
257 Murrieta 111,674 115.5%
260 Antioch 110,898 21.1%
261 Inglewood 110,654 -1.8%
269 Richmond 109,813 10.2%
270 San Buenaventura (Ventura) 109,592 8.2%
277 West Covina 107,847 2.4%
279 Clovis 106,583 52.4%
280 Daly City 106,472 2.7%
282 Santa Maria 106,290 36.1%
283 Norwalk 106,178 1.5%
290 Burbank 104,447 3.9%
292 San Mateo 103,959 12.1%
293 El Cajon 103,768 9.1%
294 Jurupa Valley 103,541
295 Rialto 103,314 11.3%
301 Vista 101,659 13.0%
310 Vacaville 98,303 9.9%
313 Compton 97,550 4.1%
317 Mission Viejo 96,396 2.9%
325 South Gate 95,538 -1.0%
327 San Marcos 95,261 70.5%
337 Hesperia 93,724 48.6%
340 Carson 92,797 3.1%
343 Santa Monica 92,478 9.6%
344 Santa Barbara 91,930 2.6%
346 Redding 91,808 12.7%
347 Chico 91,567 18.7%
348 Westminster 91,565 3.7%
354 San Leandro 90,465 13.4%
358 Tracy 89,274 53.7%
361 Livermore 89,115 20.5%
364 Menifee 88,531 106.9%
365 Indio 88,488 75.8%
370 Hawthorne 88,031 4.5%
372 Chino 87,776 25.3%
377 Citrus Heights 87,432 2.4%
378 Whittier 86,883 3.6%
380 Newport Beach 86,688 9.6%
385 Alhambra 85,474 0.3%
390 Redwood City 84,950 12.5%
392 Hemet 84,281 41.8%
401 Lake Forest 83,240 9.4%
402 Buena Park 83,156 6.5%
407 Merced 82,594 27.7%
410 Pleasanton 82,270 27.9%
417 Lakewood 81,138 2.1%
421 Mountain View 80,447 13.8%
422 Napa 80,416 10.3%
423 Tustin 80,395 18.7%
430 Alameda 78,906 8.8%
431 Chino Hills 78,822 17.0%
434 Bellflower 77,790 6.5%
436 Milpitas 77,528 23.3%
440 Folsom 77,271 46.5%
445 Manteca 76,908 52.5%
448 Upland 76,684 11.3%
450 Baldwin Park 76,464 0.6%
452 Perris 76,331 109.7%
456 San Ramon 75,639 68.3%
461 Union City 75,322 11.6%
481 Turlock 72,796 27.8%
484 Apple Valley 72,553 32.8%
488 Rancho Cordova 72,326 34.6%
496 Redlands 71,288 11.4%
497 Lynwood 71,187 1.7%
498 Pittsburg 70,679 23.6%
508 Walnut Creek 69,122 7.0%
518 Yorba Linda 68,235 15.4%
519 Davis 68,111 15.1%
522 Redondo Beach 67,867 6.8%
530 Camarillo 67,363 17.1%
533 Palo Alto 67,024 14.4%
535 South San Francisco 66,980 10.4%
538 Yuba City 66,845 30.7%
550 Laguna Niguel 65,328 3.9%
551 San Clemente 65,309 29.1%
559 Lodi 64,641 12.4%
562 Santa Cruz 64,465 15.4%
563 Madera 64,444 47.5%
567 Lake Elsinore 64,205 119.3%
575 Pico Rivera 63,635 0.2%
576 Montebello 63,335 1.7%
577 Encinitas 63,131 8.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 125,948 219
2015 126,215 218
2014 122,192 219
2013 120,245 220
2012 119,311 220
2011 117,835 222
2010 116,468 220
2009 111,997 226
2008 109,526 228
2007 108,059 230
2006 106,476 234
2005 104,309 237
2004 102,959 238
2003 101,440 244
2002 101,224 242
2001 101,991 236
2000 102,388 233
1990 93,349 222