Data for California show that the five most populous incorporated places and their 2010 Census counts are Los Angeles, 3,792,621; San Diego, 1,307,402; San Jose, 945,942; San Francisco, 805,235; and Fresno, 494,665. Los Angeles grew by 2.6 percent since the 2000 Census. San Diego grew by 6.9 percent, San Jose grew by 5.7 percent, San Francisco grew by 3.7 percent, and Fresno grew by 15.7 percent.
The largest county is Los Angeles, with a population of 9,818,605. Its population grew by 3.1 percent since 2000. The other counties in the top five include San Diego, with a population of 3,095,313 (increase of 10.0 percent); Orange, 3,010,232 (increase of 5.8 percent); Riverside, 2,189,641 (increase of 41.7 percent); and San Bernardino, 2,035,210 (increase of 19.1 percent).