Cities in Orange County, California by Population (2024)

There are 58 cities in Orange County, California.

Note: As defined by the US Census Bureau, a city's official boundaries often extend miles beyond the city itself and may even cross county lines. As such, several thousand US cities officially exist in two or more counties (and therefore appear on multiple counties' lists of cities.)

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City
Rank
State
2024 Population
2020 Census
Annual Change
Density (mi²)
Area (mi²)
Long Beach1California437,166465,448-1.59%8,62750.67
Anaheim2California341,817347,105-0.39%6,79850.28
Irvine3California318,396308,9740.74%4,85365.61
Santa Ana4California306,457309,921-0.28%11,19427.38
Huntington Beach5California190,210198,410-1.07%7,05026.98
Garden Grove6California166,749171,759-0.74%9,28817.95
Fullerton7California137,663143,419-1.03%6,14022.42
Orange8California132,928139,428-1.21%5,17925.67
Costa Mesa9California107,245111,797-1.05%6,78515.81
Mission Viejo10California90,08893,464-0.93%5,10117.66
Westminster11California88,00890,786-0.78%8,76710.04
Lake Forest12California85,42885,848-0.12%5,11116.71
Newport Beach13California82,77885,208-0.73%3,47923.80
Buena Park14California81,03883,862-0.86%7,69810.53
Tustin15California76,94079,896-0.95%6,91711.12
Lake Elsinore16California73,46370,3331.08%1,92038.27
Yorba Linda17California65,84868,330-0.93%3,30019.95
Laguna Niguel18California63,25864,226-0.38%4,29314.74
San Clemente19California62,65764,257-0.63%3,41318.36
La Habra20California60,86063,096-0.91%8,0517.56
South Whittier21California56,15058,616-1.08%10,5195.34
Hacienda Heights22California55,53655,3860.07%4,98011.15
Fountain Valley23California54,89356,967-0.94%6,0519.07
Placentia24California52,17951,7230.22%7,7516.73
Aliso Viejo25California50,23752,205-0.97%7,2536.93
Cypress26California48,31550,171-0.95%7,3056.61
Brea27California46,50947,477-0.52%3,67712.65
Rancho Santa Margarita28California45,57147,873-1.25%3,52512.93
Cerritos29California45,54849,402-2.07%5,2198.73
La Mirada30California44,80747,839-1.66%5,7277.82
Rowland Heights31California44,50449,914-2.95%3,40313.08
Stanton32California39,96637,9381.29%12,8803.10
Wildomar33California37,51636,9120.4%1,58023.74
San Juan Capistrano34California33,91635,180-0.92%2,35014.43
Dana Point35California31,86433,066-0.93%4,9136.49
Laguna Hills36California29,83031,306-1.22%4,5566.55
Temescal Valley37California28,03428,420-0.34%1,45019.34
North Tustin38California25,11525,147-0.03%3,8166.58
Seal Beach39California24,07125,183-1.14%2,12911.30
Ladera Ranch40California23,65024,996-1.4%4,7834.95
Laguna Beach41California22,16623,000-0.93%2,4928.89
Laguna Woods42California16,76717,617-1.25%5,0173.34
Coto Caza43California15,75515,5090.4%2,0207.80
La Palma44California14,82915,559-1.21%8,3261.78
Rancho Mission Viejo45California13,4957,81611.57%35737.81
Hawaiian Gardens46California13,08514,101-1.9%13,8470.94
Rossmoor47California11,58211,923-0.69%7,4291.56
Los Alamitos48California11,32911,771-0.96%2,8274.01
Lakeland Village49California8,76812,362-9.29%1,0008.77
Midway City50California7,3838,681-4.2%12,1230.61
Las Flores51California6,4255,0895.48%2,5522.52
Villa Park52California5,6365,826-0.83%2,7142.08
La Habra Heights53California5,2335,661-2%8506.16
Warm Springs54California2,3071,44510.33%1,6471.40
Trabuco Canyon55California1,2691,281-0.24%1747.28
Silverado56California9127401.9%1595.72
Modjeska57California678834-5.44%3382
Williams Canyon58California8010837.93%1410.57
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Note: City markers shown outside the county boundary mean that a part of the city extends into this county, but is primarily located in an adjacent county.

What is the largest city in Orange County, California?

Long Beach is the largest city in Orange County.

What is the smallest city in Orange County, California?

Williams Canyon is the smallest city in Orange County.

How many cities are in Orange County?

There are 58 cities in Orange County, California.

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