Population of Oceanside

Oceanside Population

Year    Number of People

1888                   500 (accounts vary between 500 and 1000)

1891                   342

1900                   330 (with San Luis Rey Valley and Township 988)

1910                   634

1920                1,174

1930                3,508

1940                4,651

1950                12,880

1960                21,000

1970                38,000

1980                76,698

1990               128,154

2000               160,000

2008               173,000