Latest Data (2015)
Population 64,220
Nationwide Rank 558

Quick Facts

Santa Cruz, California is the 558th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Santa Cruz, California is a city.

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

Santa Cruz, California's growth is about average. 46% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Santa Cruz, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
552 Daytona Beach, Florida 1.4%
553 Tamarac, Florida 15.6%
554 Youngstown, Ohio -20.9%
555 Lodi, California 12.3%
556 Greenville, South Carolina 13.8%
557 Mansfield, Texas 126.1%
558 Santa Cruz, California 14.9%
559 Pico Rivera, California 1.1%
560 Madera, California 47.0%
561 Janesville, Wisconsin 6.1%
562 West Des Moines, Iowa 35.8%
563 Montebello, California 2.7%
564 Georgetown, Texas 122.7%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 64,220 558
2014 63,364 557
2013 62,864 556
2012 62,041 557
2011 61,441 557
2010 59,946 567
2009 56,810 595
2008 55,997 594
2007 54,937 610
2006 54,531 607
2005 54,569 601
2004 55,390 591
2003 55,577 571
2002 55,315 568
2001 55,511 556
2000 55,861 541
1990 49,889 527