The population of the City of Santa Clarita grew from 205,075 in January 2013 to 209,130 in January 2014, according to a report by the California State Department of Finance. The new population count represents a growth of 4,055 residents, or 1.98 percent, in the City of Santa Clarita.
“The City of Santa Clarita is known for its exceptional quality of life, community-driven leadership and top notch municipal services,” said Mayor Laurene Weste. “Santa Clarita continues to attract new residents seeking a safe, beautiful place to call home.”
Since its inception in 1987, the City of Santa Clarita has welcomed 28 different areas encompassing 45,000 residents and 12.9 square miles into the City through State-regulated annexations. The City of Santa Clarita remains the third-largest City in Los Angeles County following the annexation of the North Copperhill area in 2012, which added 2,475 acres and 9,500 residents, bringing the City’s population to 203,300.
According to the Department of Finance Report, the City of Santa Clarita remains the third-largest City in Los Angeles County in 2014, following the City of Los Angeles (3.9 million residents) and the City of Long Beach (470,292 residents). The City of Glendale ranks as the fourth-largest City in Los Angeles County, with a total estimated population of nearly 196,000 residents.
To view the full California State Department of Finance Report detailing 2014 population totals for California cities, visit http://www.dof.ca.gov/budgeting/documents/Price-Population_2014.pdf.