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1985-2019

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California & Federal Estimates

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California Demographic Research Unit Estimates
As of January 1

Year Estimated Population Change From Previous Year (%)
2019 10,253,716 -0.01%
2018 10,254,658 +0.27%
2018 10,254,658 +0.27%
2017 10,226,920 +0.40%
2016 10,185,851 +0.30%
2015 10,155,753 +0.56%
2014 10,098,952 +0.58%
2013 10,040,960 +0.68%
2012 9,972,649 +0.88%
2011 9,885,948 +0.65%
2010* 9,822,121 +0.21%
2009 9,801,096 +0.16%
2008 9,785,474 +0.05%
2007 9,780,808 -0.18%
2006 9,798,609 -0.18%
2005 9,816,153 +0.09%
2004 9,806,944 +0.51%
2003 9,756,914 +0.80%
2002 9,679,212 +0.93%
2001 9,590,080 +1.19%
2000* 9,477,651 +1.58%
1999 9,330,171 +1.13%
1998 9,225,813 +0.86%
1997 9,147,051 +0.46%
1996 9,104,719 +0.01%
1995 9,103,896 +0.10%
1994 9,095,157 +0.25%
1993 9,072,159 +0.71%
1992 9,007,999 +1.12%
1991 8,908,269 +0.86%
1990* 8,832,500 +1.45%
1989 8,706,200 +1.41%
1988 8,585,300 +1.57%
1987 8,452,200 +2.00%
1986 8,286,100 +2.03%
1985 8,121,000 ---

* See full U.S. Census counts for each year ending in "0."

Source: California Dept. of Finance


U.S. Census Bureau Intercensal** Estimates
As of July 1

Year Population Change From Previous Year
2018 10,105,518 -0.13%
2017 10,118,759 -0.02%
2016 10,120,540 +0.23%
2015 10,097,037 +0.50%
2014 10,048,408 +0.50%
2013 9,998,105 +0.60%
2012 9,938,436 +0.62%
2011 9,876,727 +0.55%
2010* 9,822,433 +0.18%
2009 9,805,233 +0.09%
2008 9,796,812 +0.23%
2007 9,773,894 -0.14%
2006 9,787,327 -0.23%
2005 9,809,557 -0.13%
2004 9,822,508 +0.32%
2003 9,791,022 +0.71%
2002 9,722,444 +0.90%
2001 9,635,765 +0.96%
2000* 9,542,983 +1.12%
1999 9,437,290 +1.33%
1998 9,313,589 +1.16%
1997 9,206,538 +0.87%
1996 9,127,042 +0.42%
1995 9,089,015 -0.08%
1994 9,096,608 -0.04%
1993 9,100,159 +0.49%
1992 9,055,424 +1.20%
1991 8,948,125 +0.79%
1990* 8,878,157 +0.96%
1989 8,793,710 +1.45%
1988 8,667,680 +1.33%
1987 8,553,844 +1.91%
1986 8,393,640 +2.58%
1985 8,182,906 ---

* See full U.S. Census counts for each year ending in "0."

** Intercensal (between census) numbers are census estimates, calculated for each July 1, between full dicennial census counts each tenth year ending in a "0."

Source: U.S. Census Bureau