San Diego · Population

Question: What is the population of San Diego? Answer: San Diego, United States (Administrative unit: California) - last known population is ≈ 1 381 100 (year 2014). This was 0.432% of total United States population. If population growth rate would be same as in period 2010-2014 (+1.49%/year), San Diego population in 2021 would be: 1 531 949*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1940-1950] +5.1 %/year
[1950-1960] +5.54 %/year
[1960-1970] +1.97 %/year
[1970-1980] +2.31 %/year
[1980-1990] +2.41 %/year
[1990-2000] +0.97 %/year
[2000-2010] +0.63 %/year
[2010-2014] +1.49 %/year


GPS coordinates: 32.715, -117.157

Local time in San Diego: 08:43 Thursday GMT-7.

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San Diego on city and population density map

City density [2]population density [3]Legend (Click on marker to hide it)

Sources, Notices

1940c, 1950c, 1960c, 1970c, 1980c, 1990c, 2000c, 2010c, 2014e. Legend: e-estimate, c-census, o-other, ..
* Unofficial, calculated population.
** In some cases boundaries changes also influence the comparability of the population data. Data is provided "as is" without warranty or any representation of accuracy, timeliness or completeness. Terms of use.
[1] Sources
U.S. Census Bureau
Population of the 100 Largest Cities and Other Urban Places in the United States: 1980
Population of the 100 Largest Cities and Other Urban Places in the United States: 1790 to 1991 (rank)
[2] City density map, generated by using data provided to us by website. Every circle is city with population over 5000. Link
[3] Population density map generated by instructions from daysleeperrr on reddig. Link1. Used data source is the Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v3 online at the the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) at Columbia University. Link2. Additional urban land cover: Extracted from Global Land Cover Characteristics Data Base Version 2.0 and Binary MOD12Q1 data on Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).