Latest Data (2017)
Population 127,134
Nationwide Rank 216

Quick Facts

Santa Clara, California is the 216th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Santa Clara, California is a city.

Santa Clara, California is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Santa Clara had its largest population ever.

Santa Clara, California is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 63% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Santa Clara, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
206 Visalia, California 133,010 39.1%
207 Sterling Heights, Michigan 132,631 6.3%
208 Gainesville, Florida 132,249 17.0%
209 Cedar Rapids, Iowa 132,228 8.5%
210 New Haven, Connecticut 131,014 5.8%
211 Stamford, Connecticut 130,824 11.3%
212 Elizabeth, New Jersey 130,215 7.7%
213 Concord, California 129,783 6.1%
214 Thousand Oaks, California 128,995 9.8%
215 Kent, Washington 128,458 59.3%
216 Santa Clara, California 127,134 24.1%
217 Simi Valley, California 126,878 13.3%
218 Lafayette, Louisiana 126,848 13.3%
219 Topeka, Kansas 126,587 2.5%
220 Athens-Clarke County, Georgia 125,691 24.7%
221 Round Rock, Texas 123,678 103.8%
222 Hartford, Connecticut 123,400 -0.6%
223 Norman, Oklahoma 122,843 26.8%
224 Victorville, California 122,441 89.7%
225 Fargo, North Dakota 122,359 34.5%
226 Berkeley, California 122,324 18.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In California

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
159 Hayward 160,500 13.8%
160 Lancaster 160,316 34.5%
162 Salinas 157,596 9.8%
163 Palmdale 157,519 34.0%
166 Sunnyvale 153,656 16.5%
170 Pomona 152,939 3.2%
173 Escondido 151,969 13.1%
178 Torrance 146,758 6.1%
186 Pasadena 142,647 6.0%
187 Orange 140,560 8.1%
188 Fullerton 140,392 10.9%
199 Roseville 135,329 66.4%
206 Visalia 133,010 39.1%
213 Concord 129,783 6.1%
214 Thousand Oaks 128,995 9.8%
216 Santa Clara 127,134 24.1%
217 Simi Valley 126,878 13.3%
224 Victorville 122,441 89.7%
226 Berkeley 122,324 18.7%
227 Vallejo 122,105 4.0%
242 Fairfield 116,266 20.0%
243 El Monte 116,109 0.0%
246 Carlsbad 115,330 45.2%
248 Temecula 114,327 66.4%
250 Costa Mesa 113,825 3.9%
254 Murrieta 113,326 118.7%
255 Downey 113,092 5.2%
259 Antioch 111,674 21.9%
267 San Buenaventura (Ventura) 110,790 9.4%
268 Inglewood 110,598 -1.8%
273 Richmond 110,040 10.4%
274 Clovis 109,691 56.8%
279 West Covina 107,598 2.1%
281 Daly City 107,074 3.3%
282 Santa Maria 107,014 37.0%
285 Norwalk 106,084 1.4%
286 Jurupa Valley 106,028
293 Burbank 104,834 4.3%
294 San Mateo 104,748 12.9%
296 El Cajon 103,894 9.2%
297 Rialto 103,562 11.5%
301 Vista 101,568 12.9%
307 Vacaville 100,032 11.8%
315 Compton 97,612 4.2%
322 San Marcos 96,198 72.1%
325 Mission Viejo 96,016 2.5%
328 South Gate 95,430 -1.1%
330 Hesperia 94,859 50.4%
344 Chico 93,293 21.0%
345 Carson 92,735 3.0%
347 Santa Monica 92,306 9.4%
350 Santa Barbara 92,101 2.8%
355 Redding 91,794 12.7%
356 Westminster 91,564 3.7%
357 Tracy 90,889 56.5%
359 Menifee 90,595 111.7%
360 San Leandro 90,553 13.5%
361 Livermore 90,295 22.1%
364 Chino 89,797 28.2%
365 Indio 89,793 78.4%
375 Citrus Heights 87,931 2.9%
376 Hawthorne 87,854 4.3%
381 Whittier 86,838 3.5%
382 Redwood City 86,685 14.8%
386 Newport Beach 86,160 9.0%
389 Alhambra 85,396 0.2%
392 Hemet 85,160 43.3%
401 Lake Forest 84,293 10.8%
406 Merced 83,081 28.5%
407 Buena Park 83,015 6.3%
408 Pleasanton 83,007 29.1%
416 Mountain View 81,438 15.2%
421 Lakewood 80,967 1.9%
426 Tustin 80,498 18.8%
427 Chino Hills 80,374 19.3%
432 Napa 79,774 9.4%
435 Manteca 79,268 57.2%
436 Alameda 79,177 9.2%
441 Milpitas 78,106 24.2%
442 Folsom 78,038 48.0%
444 Perris 77,879 113.9%
445 Bellflower 77,772 6.5%
450 Upland 76,999 11.8%
458 Baldwin Park 76,402 0.5%
461 San Ramon 75,931 69.0%
468 Union City 75,343 11.6%
479 Rancho Cordova 73,563 36.9%
480 Turlock 73,556 29.1%
484 Apple Valley 73,077 33.8%
493 Pittsburg 72,141 26.1%
498 Redlands 71,554 11.8%
503 Lynwood 71,099 1.6%
513 Walnut Creek 69,773 8.0%
515 Davis 68,986 16.6%
528 Yorba Linda 68,229 15.4%
533 Redondo Beach 67,908 6.9%
534 Camarillo 67,845 17.9%
537 South San Francisco 67,429 11.2%
539 Palo Alto 67,178 14.6%
543 Yuba City 66,860 30.8%
549 Lake Elsinore 66,411 126.8%
551 Laguna Niguel 66,334 5.5%
554 Lodi 65,884 14.5%
561 Madera 65,508 49.9%
564 San Clemente 65,267 29.0%
565 Santa Cruz 65,021 16.3%
568 Rocklin 64,838 74.0%
577 Tulare 63,855 39.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 127,134 216
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