Cities in Santa Clara County, California by Population (2024)

There are 47 cities in Santa Clara 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)
San Jose1California956,4331,009,319-1.36%5,375177.94
Sunnyvale2California150,872155,250-0.72%6,83922.06
Santa Clara3California131,886128,5880.63%7,21618.28
Mountain View4California81,45882,766-0.4%6,81211.96
Livermore5California81,25287,875-2%3,05826.57
Milpitas6California76,49779,792-1.07%5,67413.48
Palo Alto7California65,05768,357-1.25%2,70524.05
Gilroy8California57,86759,398-0.66%3,49916.54
Cupertino9California56,34360,111-1.64%4,96911.34
Watsonville10California50,32852,482-1.06%7,4166.79
Hollister11California45,58341,8822.07%5,7257.96
Morgan Hill12California44,07545,685-0.91%3,40712.94
Campbell13California41,00543,784-1.67%6,7436.08
Los Gatos14California31,81633,415-1.24%2,75411.55
Menlo Park15California31,02333,690-2.1%3,1059.99
Los Altos16California29,53631,350-1.51%4,5166.54
Saratoga17California29,17130,913-1.47%2,28312.78
East Palo Alto18California27,63829,948-2.05%10,9332.53
Prunedale19California18,33020,560-2.76%39846.06
Stanford20California18,31016,2002.97%6,6582.75
Alum Rock21California11,86411,7980.14%13,6520.87
East Foothills22California9,7256,8158.09%4,5722.13
Rio Mar23California8,4939,713-2.94%2,8313
Los Altos Hills24California8,0898,489-1.22%8929.07
Interlaken25California7,9597,596-0.5%8129.80
San Martin26California6,0806,498-1.68%52411.60
Burbank27California5,0915,377-1.38%12,1790.42
Loyola28California4,2323,4045.14%3,0451.39
Portola Valley29California4,1234,447-1.93%4549.08
Ridgemark30California3,4722,5726.93%1,3512.57
Monte Sereno31California3,4553,471-0.12%2,1141.63
Cambrian Park32California3,3053,015-3.59%5,7180.58
Freedom33California3,2823,959-1.17%2,8971.13
Day Valley34California3,0903,414-2.55%16718.50
Amesti35California2,8563,240-3.25%9732.93
Lexington Hills36California2,5182,656-1.33%5344.72
Las Lomas37California2,3003,818-14.15%2,2181.04
La Selva Beach38California2,0962,544-5.07%3965.30
Corralitos39California2,0482,260-2.52%2308.91
Pajaro40California2,0373,509-14.41%2,1930.93
Aptos Hills-Larkin Valley41California1,9401,3975.26%2109.26
Ladera42California1,4691,3851.45%3,4160.43
Elkhorn43California1,4519986.07%3024.80
Fruitdale44California1,2541,1841.46%4,6970.27
Tres Pinos45California1,0919214.1%3033.60
Lompico46California883881-1.56%2613.38
Pajaro Dunes47California02350%02.56
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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 Santa Clara County, California?

San Jose is the largest city in Santa Clara County.

What is the smallest city in Santa Clara County, California?

Pajaro Dunes is the smallest city in Santa Clara County.

How many cities are in Santa Clara County?

There are 47 cities in Santa Clara County, California.

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