UNITED STATES OF AMERICA :
CALIFORNIA

historical demographical data of the urban centers


PLACE NAMEtypevariants of the namec2000c1990c1980c1970c1960c1950c1940c1930c1920c1910c1900c1890c1880c1870c1860c1850c1840c1830c1820c1810c1800c1790e/c.1750particularselevationfound.yr
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(- city)
Alameda72,374,063,971,063,964,436,311,2settled 1850; agglomeration of San Francisco/Oakland0inc. city 1884
Alhambra85,882,164,662,154,851,438,90,8agglomeration of Los Angelesinc. city 1903
Anaheim328,0266,4219,5166,7104,214,611,011,05,52,61,51,30,80,9settled 1857; agglomeration of Los Angeles49inc. city 1870
Antioch90,562,243,628,117,35,1settled 1849; source MW: incorporated city 1890inc. city 1872
Apple Valley54,246,17,56,74,5
Arcadia53,148,346,042,941,09,1agglomeration of Los Angelesinc. city 1903
Arden-ArcadeCDP96,092,091,2agglomeration of Sacramento
Bakersfield247,1174,8105,669,556,834,829,32,61241869
Baldwin Park75,869,350,647,334,07,6settled 1870; agglomeration of Los Angelesinc. city 1956
Bellflower72,961,853,451,545,911,4agglomeration of Los Angelesinc. city 1957
BerkeleyOceanview (until 1866)102,7102,7103,3116,7111,6113,885,582,156,040,413,25,1agglomeration of San Francisco/Oakland; incorporated city 1909151853
Buena Park78,366,864,263,646,42,5agglomeration of Los Angelesinc. city 1953
Burbank100,393,684,688,990,278,634,3agglomeration of Los Angelesinc. city 1911
Camarillo57,152,337,819,22,53,6inc. city 1964
Carlsbad78,264,035,514,99,32,4settled 1880's; agglomeration of San Diegoinc. city 1952
Carson89,784,081,271,2agglomeration of Los Angeles
Castro Valley57,348,642,044,837,1agglomeration of San Francisco/Oakland
Cerritos51,553,252,815,9
Chico60,040,026,619,614,812,39,32,6inc. city 1872
Chino67,259,740,220,410,34,2incorporated city 19101887
Chino Hills66,837,9agglomeration of Los Angeles
Chula Vista173,6135,283,967,942,015,95,1agglomeration of San Diegoinc. city 1911
Citrus Heights85,1107,425,1agglomeration of Sacramento
Clovis68,550,333,013,97,71,6agglomeration of Fresno
Compton93,590,581,378,671,848,016,20,6agglomeration of Los Angelesinc. city 1888
Concord121,8111,3103,885,236,01,40,6settled ca. 1852; agglomeration of San Francisco/Oaklandinc. city 1906
Corona125,076,137,827,513,38,8agglomeration of Los Angelesinc. city 1896
Costa Mesa108,796,482,372,737,63,6agglomeration of Los Angelesinc. city 1953
Cucamonga> see:Rancho Cucamonga
Cupertino50,540,025,818,20,3agglomeration of San Jose
Daly City103,692,378,566,944,89,6absorbed town of Colma 1936; agglomeration of San Franciscoinc. city 1911
Davis60,346,336,623,58,91,7settled in 1850's; agglomeration of Sacramentoinc. city 1917
Diamond Bar56,353,710,612,2agglomeration of Los Angeles
Downey107,391,482,688,482,59,41,1agglomeration of Los Angelesinc. city 1957
East Los AngelesCDP124,3126,4100,8105,0agglomeration of Los Angeles
El Cajon94,988,973,952,337,61,50,3
Elk Grove60,017,53,73,72,20,6agglomeration of San Diegoinc. city 1912
El Monte116,0106,279,569,913,24,7incorporated city 1912; agglomeration of Los Angeles1852
Encinitas58,055,46,35,42,81,60,2agglomeration of San Diego0
Escondido133,6108,664,336,816,44,60,5incorporated city 1888; agglomeration of San Diego1885
Fairfield96,278,758,144,115,03,11,30,5incorporated city 190351859
Florence-GrahamCDP60,257,124,634,4agglomeration of Los Angeles
Folsom51,929,811,05,83,91,30,7incorporated city 1946; agglomeration of Sacramento1855
Fontana128,987,537,120,714,74,5settled in 1850's; agglomeration of San Bernardino/Los Angelesinc. city 1952
Fountain Valley55,053,755,131,8agglomeration of Los Angeles0inc. city 1957
Fremont203,4173,3131,9100,943,8agglomeration of San Francisco/Oaklandinc. city 1956
Fresno427,7354,2217,5166,0133,991,760,752,545,124,912,510,81,1incorporated city 1885901872
Fullerton126,0114,1102,286,056,214,010,40,2incorporated city 1904; agglomeration of Los Angeles1887
Gardena57,751,545,241,035,914,45,9
Garden Grove165,2143,1123,3122,584,22,4incorporated city 1956; agglomeration of Los Angeles1877
Glendale195,0180,0139,1132,8119,295,782,662,713,52,7incorporated city 1906; agglomeration of Los Angeles1784, 1886
GoletaCDP55,228,625,68,05,01,3agglomeration of Santa Barbara
Hacienda HeightsCDP53,152,443,036,0agglomeration of Los Angeles
Hawthorne84,171,356,453,333,016,38,3agglomeration of Los Angelesinc. city 1922
Hayward140,0111,593,693,172,714,36,72,0settled 1851; agglomeration of San Francisco/Oaklandinc. city 1876
Hemet58,843,423,212,35,42,6inc. city 1910
Hesperia62,650,45,74,63,00,7
Huntington Beach189,6181,5170,5116,011,55,23,73,7incorporated city 1909; agglomeration of Los Angeles0inc. city 1909
Huntington Park61,356,146,233,729,929,428,6incorporated city 1906; agglomeration of Los Angeles1856
Inglewood112,6109,694,290,063,446,230,1incorporated city 1908; agglomeration of Los Angeles1873
Irvine143,1110,362,17,0< 5,00,1agglomeration of Los Angelesinc. city 1971
Laguna Niguel61,944,74,64,6agglomeration of Los Angeles
La Habra59,051,345,241,425,12,5settled in 1860s; agglomeration of Los Angelesinc. city 1925
Lake Forest58,756,0
Lakewood79,373,674,783,067,1agglomeration of Los Angelesinc. city 1954
La Mesa54,752,950,339,230,410,93,9agglomeration of San Diegoinc. city 1912
Lancaster118,797,348,030,926,02,10,3laid out 1894; agglomeration of Los Angeles
Livermore73,356,748,337,716,12,91,5agglomeration of San Francisco/Oaklandinc. city 1876
Lodi57,051,935,228,722,213,711,11,0agglomeration of Stocktoninc. city 1906
Long Beach461,5429,4358,6344,2250,8164,3142,055,417,82,30,6incorporated city 1888, 1897; agglomeration of Los Angeles0
Los AngelesEl Pueblo de la Reina de los Angeles, LA3694,83485,42968,52816,12479,01970,41504,31238,0576,7319,2102,550,411,25,74,41,6incorporated city 18501001781
Lynwood69,861,948,543,431,625,511,0incorporated city 1921; agglomeration of Los Angeles1896
Merced63,956,236,522,720,115,310,12,0inc. city 1889
Milpitas62,750,737,827,115,40,4agglomeration of San Joseinc. city 1954
Mission Viejo93,179,545,011,9agglomeration of Los Angeles
Modesto188,9164,7107,061,736,617,416,42,0incorporated city 188481870
Montebello62,259,652,942,832,121,88,0agglomeration of Los Angelesinc. city 1920
Monterey Park60,160,754,349,237,820,18,5agglomeration of Los Angelesinc. city 1916
Moreno Valley142,4118,8agglomeration of Los Angelesinc. city 1984
Mountain View70,767,458,751,130,93,90,9agglomeration of San Joseinc. city 1902
Napa72,661,950,936,022,213,67,74,4inc. city 1872
National City54,354,248,843,232,821,110,31,1agglomeration of San Diegoinc. city 1887
Newport Beach70,066,663,549,426,612,24,4agglomeration of Los Angeles0inc. city 1906
Norwalk103,394,385,291,888,73,70,6incorporated city 1957; agglomeration of Los Angelessettled 1850s
Oakland399,5372,2339,3361,6367,5384,6302,2284,1216,3150,267,048,734,610,51,5incorporated city 1854; agglomeration of San Francisco/Oakland131820
Oceanside161,0128,476,740,525,012,94,7agglomeration of San Diego0inc. city 1888
Ontario158,0133,288,864,146,622,914,20,7incorporated city 1891; agglomeration of Los Angeles1882
OrangeRichland (until 1875)128,8110,791,577,426,410,07,91,2incorporated city 1888; agglomeration of Los Angeles1868
Oxnard170,4142,2108,271,240,321,58,50inc. city 1903
Palmdale116,768,812,38,5< 5,00,9agglomeration of Los Angeles
Palo Alto58,655,955,256,052,325,516,89,3agglomeration of San Joseinc. city 1894
Paramount55,347,736,434,727,2agglomeration of Los Angelesinc. city 1957
Pasadena133,9131,6118,1113,3116,4104,681,976,145,430,39,14,9incorporated city 1886; agglomeration of Los Angeles1874
Petaluma54,543,233,824,914,010,48,03,7incorporated city 18581833
Pico Rivera63,459,253,554,249,22,6merger of Pico and Rivera; agglomeration of Los Angelesinc. city 1958
Pittsburg56,847,633,020,719,112,89,5agglomeration of San Francisco/Oakland; inc. as city 19031849
Pleasanton63,750,635,218,44,21,31,0agglomeration of San Francisco/Oaklandinc. city 1894
Pomona149,5131,792,787,467,235,423,53,6incorporated city 1888; agglomeration of Los Angeles1875
Rancho CordovaCDP55,148,739,030,5agglomeration of Sacramento
Rancho CucamongaCucamonga127,7101,455,35,8< 5,03,9agglomeration of San Bernardino/Los Angeles
Redding80,966,242,016,712,810,38,12,9169inc. city 1872
Redlands63,662,743,636,426,818,414,34,8agglomeration of San Bernardino/Los Angelesinc. city 1888
Redondo Beach63,360,257,156,147,025,213,10,9agglomeration of Los Angeles0inc. city 1892
Redwood City75,466,155,055,746,325,512,51,7agglomeration of San Francisco/Oaklandinc. city 1868
Rialto91,972,435,628,418,61,8agglomeration of San Bernardino/Los Angelesinc. city 1911
Richmond99,286,074,779,071,999,523,6agglomeration of San Francisco/Oaklandinc. city 1905
Riverside255,2226,5170,6140,184,346,834,729,719,315,28,04,7incorporated city 1883; agglomeration of Los Angeles2611870s
Rosemead53,551,642,641,015,56,7incorporated city 1959; agglomeration of Los Angeles1867
Roseville79,944,724,317,913,46,70,4agglomeration of Sacramentoinc. city 1909
SacramentoNew Helvetia407,0369,4275,7254,4191,7137,6106,093,865,944,729,326,421,416,313,86,8state capital since 1854; annexed North Sacramento in 196581839
Salinas151,1108,880,558,929,013,911,63,3incorporated city 18741856
San Bernardino185,4164,2118,8104,391,963,143,637,518,712,86,24,01,7incorporated city 1854; agglomeration of Los Angeles3201810,1851
San BuenaventuraVentura100,992,674,558,029,116,513,32,5incorporated city 186601782
San Diego1223,41110,5875,5696,8573,2334,4203,3148,074,439,617,716,22,62,30,7organized as pueblo 1834; incorporated city 185001769
San Francisco776,7724,0679,0715,7740,3775,4634,5634,4506,7416,9342,8299,0234,0149,556,834,8incorporated city 1850; earthquake 19060-1501776
San Jose894,9782,2629,4445,8204,295,368,557,739,628,921,518,112,69,1incorporated city 1850; first state capital 1849-1851261777
San Leandro79,568,264,068,766,027,514,6incorporated city 1872; agglomeration of San Francisco/Oakland1837
San Marcos55,039,017,53,92,5agglomeration of San Diego
San Mateo92,585,277,679,069,941,819,4incorporated city 1894; agglomeration of San Francisco/Oakland1776
San Rafael56,148,444,739,020,513,88,6agglomeration of San Francisco/Oaklandinc. city 1913
Santa Ana338,0293,7204,0156,6100,445,531,930,315,58,44,93,6incorporated city 1886; agglomeration of Los Angeles1869
Santa Barbara92,385,674,570,258,844,935,0incorporated city 185001602
Santa Clara102,493,687,787,758,911,76,7incorporated city 1852; agglomeration of San Jose1777
Santa Clarita151,1110,6agglomeration of Los Angeles
Santa Cruz54,649,741,532,125,622,06,7incorporated city 1866; agglomeration of San Jose1791
Santa MariaCentral City77,461,639,732,720,010,48,5incorporated city 1905; named Central City until 1882661874
Santa Monica84,186,988,388,383,271,653,5agglomeration of Los Angeles0inc. city 1886
Santa Rosa147,6113,382,750,031,017,912,6incorporated city 186851
Santee53,052,937,421,17,0agglomeration of San Diego
Simi Valley111,4100,277,559,84,21,9incorporated city 1969; agglomeration of Los Angeles1887
South Gate96,486,366,856,953,851,126,9agglomeration of Los Angelesinc. city 1923
South San Francisco60,654,349,446,639,419,36,6agglomeration of San Francisco/Oaklandinc. city 1908
South WhittierCDP55,249,545,846,6agglomeration of Los Angeles
Stockton243,8210,9148,3107,686,370,954,748,040,323,317,514,410,310,13,7incorporated city 185041847
Sunnyvale131,8117,2106,695,452,94,4incorporated city 1912; agglomeration of San Jose1849
Temecula57,727,24,30,20,40,4
Thousand Oaks117,0104,477,135,96,6incorporated city 1964; agglomeration of Los Angeles1874
Torrance137,9133,1129,9134,6101,022,210,07,3incorporated city 1921; agglomeration of Los Angeles1911
Tracy56,933,618,414,711,34,1inc. city 1910
Turlock55,842,226,314,09,14,8inc. city 1908
Tustin67,550,732,121,22,01,0incorporated city 1927; agglomeration of Los Angeles1868
Union City66,753,839,414,7agglomeration of San Francisco/Oaklandinc. city 1959
Upland68,463,447,632,615,96,3agglomeration of Los Angelesinc. city 1906
Vacaville88,671,543,421,710,91,6inc. city 1892
Vallejo116,8109,280,371,760,923,220,18,0incorporated city 1866151854
Victorville64,050,114,210,88,72,6agglomeration of San Bernardino/Los Angeles
Visalia91,675,749,727,315,811,78,9incorporated city 18741852
Vista89,971,935,824,7> 20,00,9agglomeration of San Diegoinc. city 1963
Walnut Creek64,360,653,639,89,91,6agglomeration of San Francisco/Oaklandinc. city 1914
West Covina105,196,180,168,050,63,0incorporated city 1923; agglomeration of Los Angelessettled 1905
Westminster88,278,371,159,925,81,8incorporated city 1957; agglomeration of Los Angeles1870
Whittier83,777,768,972,933,723,916,1incorporated city 1898; agglomeration of Los Angeles1887
Yorba Linda58,952,428,311,91,41,1agglomeration of Los Angelesinc. city 1967

Particulars:
Source indicated by "CB" means: US Bureau of the Census ; "RA" = Rand McNally road atlas; "WA" = World almanac and book of facts.

Type of city: CDP = census designated places.
Included are cities with 50,000 or more inhabitants in 2000.
Due to the use of several sources small differences in figures might occur compared with the data in the table of the greater urban settlements of the USA.
File created on 2002.12.29; revised 2002.12.30; last modified 2003.02.14 by Jan Lahmeyer


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