Latest Data (2018)
Population 311,178
Nationwide Rank 61

Quick Facts

Stockton, California is the 61st largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Stockton, California is a city.

Stockton, California is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Stockton had its largest population ever.

Stockton, California is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 70% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Stockton, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
51 Wichita, Kansas 389,255 10.4%
52 Cleveland, Ohio 383,793 -19.4%
53 Bakersfield, California 383,579 56.5%
54 Aurora, Colorado 374,114 34.6%
55 Anaheim, California 352,005 6.9%
56 Honolulu, Hawaii 347,397 -6.3%
57 Santa Ana, California 332,725 -1.7%
58 Riverside, California 330,063 27.7%
59 Corpus Christi, Texas 326,554 17.7%
60 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky 323,780 23.9%
61 Stockton, California 311,178 27.2%
62 Henderson, Nevada 310,390 73.1%
63 St. Paul, Minnesota 307,695 7.2%
64 St. Louis, Missouri 302,838 -12.7%
65 Cincinnati, Ohio 302,605 -8.6%
66 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 301,048 -9.7%
67 Greensboro, North Carolina 294,722 28.9%
68 Anchorage, Alaska 291,538 11.8%
69 Plano, Texas 288,061 28.4%
70 Lincoln, Nebraska 287,401 26.2%
71 Orlando, Florida 285,713 46.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In California

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
34 Fresno 530,093 23.0%
36 Sacramento 508,529 24.2%
43 Long Beach 467,354 1.1%
45 Oakland 429,082 7.0%
53 Bakersfield 383,579 56.5%
55 Anaheim 352,005 6.9%
57 Santa Ana 332,725 -1.7%
58 Riverside 330,063 27.7%
61 Stockton 311,178 27.2%
72 Irvine 282,572 92.6%
76 Chula Vista 271,651 54.6%
96 Fremont 237,807 16.4%
103 San Bernardino 215,941 14.2%
104 Modesto 215,030 13.0%
105 Fontana 213,739 45.6%
106 Santa Clarita 210,089 34.9%
108 Oxnard 209,877 22.2%
110 Moreno Valley 209,050 45.9%
112 Glendale 201,361 3.0%
113 Huntington Beach 200,641 5.5%
141 Ontario 181,107 14.1%
145 Rancho Cucamonga 177,751 37.6%
146 Santa Rosa 177,586 18.9%
147 Oceanside 176,080 8.7%
149 Elk Grove 172,886 111.6%
150 Garden Grove 172,646 4.3%
154 Corona 168,819 30.8%
160 Hayward 159,620 13.2%
161 Lancaster 159,053 33.4%
164 Palmdale 156,667 33.3%
165 Salinas 156,259 8.8%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 311,178 61
2017 310,496 61
2016 307,072 62
2015 305,658 62
2014 302,389 63
2013 298,118 64
2012 297,984 64
2011 295,524 65
2010 291,707 65
2009 287,578 64
2008 285,357 64
2007 284,538 64
2006 283,822 62
2005 282,015 63
2004 275,541 67
2003 267,804 69
2002 259,864 68
2001 252,974 69
2000 244,611 71
1990 211,495 75