10 Largest Cities in Illinois

The largest city in Illinois is Chicago, with a population of 2,671,640. Pingree Grove is the fastest growing city in Illinois over the past 10 years, having grown 176.61% since 2010.

Rank Name 2022 Pop. 2010 Census Change Density (mi²) Area (mi²)
1Chicago2,671,6402,697,480-0.96%11,750227.37
2Aurora193,431198,207-2.41%4,29845.01
3Naperville149,526142,4025.00%3,85338.81
4Joliet146,186147,524-0.91%2,27964.15
5Rockford143,515153,147-6.29%2,22964.38
6Springfield112,400117,138-4.04%1,84460.94
7Elgin108,926108,3880.50%2,90537.50
8Peoria107,321114,980-6.66%2,23648.00
9Champaign91,65481,40512.59%4,01422.83
10Waukegan84,26089,167-5.50%3,47424.26
11Cicero78,75384,267-6.54%13,4285.87
12Bloomington75,90876,848-1.22%2,79827.13
13Arlington Heights73,69275,252-2.07%4,43816.61
14Bolingbrook73,05173,475-0.58%2,96724.62
15Evanston71,92274,585-3.57%9,2467.78
16Schaumburg71,38474,294-3.92%3,69819.30
17Decatur69,57676,105-8.58%1,64442.32
18Palatine66,10268,611-3.66%4,86213.60
19Skokie61,28764,889-5.55%6,09010.06
20Des Plaines59,03458,4540.99%4,15014.23
21Orland Park56,89156,6640.40%2,58222.03
22Tinley Park54,80756,882-3.65%3,40316.11
23Normal53,98952,6432.56%2,95118.30
24Oak Lawn53,79856,732-5.17%6,2778.57
25Berwyn53,10156,671-6.30%13,6023.90
26Oak Park53,00551,8962.14%11,2784.70
27Mount Prospect52,52855,082-4.64%4,90010.72
28Wheaton51,65653,104-2.73%4,57011.30
29Hoffman Estates50,39551,942-2.98%2,39321.06
30Downers Grove48,25948,944-1.40%3,32414.52
31Glenview47,77944,7726.72%3,40714.02
32Elmhurst47,51744,1997.51%4,63310.26
33Plainfield44,98039,99412.47%1,85424.26
34Lombard43,37643,517-0.32%4,24910.21
35DeKalb43,29144,101-1.84%2,68216.14
36Urbana41,41942,245-1.96%3,50511.82
37Moline40,72643,469-6.31%2,43116.75
38Romeoville40,25639,7041.39%2,11119.07
39Bartlett39,87041,284-3.43%2,53215.75
40Quincy39,65240,761-2.72%2,52415.71
41Buffalo Grove39,65141,536-4.54%4,1809.49
42Belleville39,56544,288-10.66%1,70423.22
43Oswego39,45930,65928.70%2,65014.89
44Crystal Lake39,33740,766-3.51%2,08318.89
45Streamwood38,40339,907-3.77%4,9297.79
46Carol Stream38,29139,587-3.27%4,2049.11
47Wheeling38,11237,6981.10%4,3958.67
48Hanover Park36,62838,126-3.93%5,7796.34
49Rock Island36,41138,978-6.59%2,15816.87
50Park Ridge36,26937,518-3.33%5,1177.09
51Carpentersville36,11437,737-4.30%4,5927.87
52Addison35,84037,134-3.48%3,6429.84
53Calumet City35,08237,150-5.57%4,8857.18
54Woodridge33,20433,0180.56%3,4359.66
55Glendale Heights32,80734,334-4.45%6,0575.42
56St. Charles32,79732,3351.43%2,27714.40
57Northbrook32,50233,237-2.21%2,45513.24
58Elk Grove Village31,68933,409-5.15%2,72711.62
59Pekin31,42734,017-7.61%2,15414.59
60Algonquin31,00530,0823.07%2,52012.30
61Mundelein30,65531,037-1.23%3,2159.54
62Gurnee29,91931,262-4.30%2,21513.51
63Galesburg29,68432,180-7.76%1,67317.74
64O'Fallon29,66128,7973.00%1,93015.37
65Highland Park29,36529,785-1.41%2,39912.24
66Danville29,24633,033-11.46%1,62617.98
67North Chicago29,17132,635-10.61%3,6497.99
68South Elgin28,86822,02031.10%4,0877.06
69Chicago Heights28,62930,385-5.78%2,78410.28
70Lake in the Hills28,30728,962-2.26%2,77210.21
71Niles28,29629,846-5.19%4,8405.85
72Burbank27,69828,946-4.31%6,6424.17
73New Lenox27,52324,33713.09%1,77515.51
74Granite City27,34829,789-8.19%1,42019.25
75McHenry27,22927,0590.63%1,88314.46
76Glen Ellyn27,22227,806-2.10%4,0106.79
77Huntley26,78124,3739.88%1,87514.29
78Batavia26,77126,2621.94%2,54310.53
79Lansing26,76328,370-5.66%3,5877.46
80Wilmette26,69627,080-1.42%4,9425.40
81Oak Forest26,60927,987-4.92%4,4296.01
82Round Lake Beach26,54828,111-5.56%5,2615.05
83Vernon Hills26,38025,0325.39%3,4087.74
84West Chicago26,20127,254-3.86%1,70515.36
85Lockport26,15224,8655.18%2,29811.38
86Kankakee26,02727,521-5.43%1,73215.03
87Edwardsville25,98024,4086.44%1,30319.94
88Alton25,43127,898-8.84%1,64115.50
89Woodstock25,15924,8581.21%1,92413.07
90Belvidere25,10425,609-1.97%2,08012.07
91East St. Louis25,04226,906-6.93%1,80013.91
92Carbondale24,40826,522-7.97%1,40417.39
93Homer Glen24,28924,2500.16%1,09822.13
94Melrose Park24,14525,432-5.06%5,6974.24
95Westmont23,91824,690-3.13%4,7855.00
96Collinsville23,86125,634-6.92%1,61814.74
97Harvey23,84125,279-5.69%3,8426.21
98Elmwood Park23,72624,894-4.69%12,4351.91
99Loves Park23,49423,991-2.07%1,43116.42
100Freeport23,26225,573-9.04%1,99611.65
101Rolling Meadows23,00424,109-4.58%4,0965.62
102Zion22,98924,412-5.83%2,3489.79
103Lisle22,86522,5771.28%3,3146.90
104Machesney Park22,66523,502-3.56%1,78712.69
105Maywood22,64824,111-6.07%8,3362.72
106Morton Grove22,46923,249-3.35%4,4165.09
107Blue Island22,37423,719-5.67%5,4964.07
108East Peoria22,30323,464-4.95%1,10420.20
109Yorkville22,17617,05330.04%1,10920.00
110Roselle21,99822,759-3.34%4,0225.47
111Dolton21,83523,090-5.44%4,7774.57
112Geneva21,53921,614-0.35%2,1709.93
113Bloomingdale21,50322,083-2.63%3,1796.76
114Darien21,14221,976-3.80%3,4086.20
115Villa Park20,92822,047-5.08%4,4334.72
116South Holland20,81922,012-5.42%2,8777.24
117Park Forest20,67921,997-5.99%4,1684.96
118Grayslake20,31421,066-3.57%1,84910.98
119East Moline20,26721,313-4.91%1,38814.60
120Mokena20,12018,6887.66%2,2868.80
121Frankfort20,06017,84612.41%1,24616.09
122Crest Hill20,01020,824-3.91%2,2189.02
123Charleston19,89221,852-8.97%2,2398.88
124Libertyville19,87520,420-2.67%2,2568.81
125Lake Zurich19,53819,718-0.91%2,8596.83
126Bourbonnais19,43218,6913.96%2,0529.47
127Matteson19,41219,0431.94%2,0879.30
128Montgomery19,37718,3845.40%2,0939.26
129Lake Forest19,23619,391-0.80%1,11817.20
130Sycamore18,91317,5227.94%1,9249.83
131Cary18,76018,3482.25%3,0096.23
132Evergreen Park18,71819,858-5.74%5,9183.16
133Deerfield18,36118,2450.64%3,3205.53
134Alsip18,29219,286-5.15%2,8036.53
135Homewood18,25319,322-5.53%3,4995.22
136Bellwood18,23419,066-4.36%7,6042.40
137Jacksonville18,09919,419-6.80%1,71310.56
138Shorewood18,07315,70815.06%2,2917.89
139North Aurora18,01816,6508.22%2,4887.24
140Ottawa17,89518,801-4.82%1,39912.79
141Brookfield17,85418,982-5.94%5,8273.06
142Round Lake17,75818,379-3.38%3,1945.56
143Lemont17,75616,07310.47%2,1468.27
144Hinsdale17,59816,8724.30%3,8114.62
145Bensenville17,58818,367-4.24%3,2115.48
146Mattoon17,39318,551-6.24%1,68610.31
147Marion17,27417,2480.15%1,04616.52
148Franklin Park17,17418,322-6.27%3,5984.77
149Godfrey17,07017,988-5.10%49634.40
150Macomb16,92419,309-12.35%1,56310.83
151Palos Hills16,74217,494-4.30%3,9434.25
152Washington16,35415,2807.03%1,9348.46
153Country Club Hills16,13116,795-3.95%3,2404.98
154Morton16,09116,374-1.73%1,25912.78
155Bridgeview15,82616,461-3.86%3,8144.15
156Fairview Heights15,74817,100-7.91%1,37811.43
157Westchester15,71816,729-6.04%4,2643.69
158Prospect Heights15,57216,270-4.29%3,6614.25
159Morris15,47613,66613.24%1,5619.91
160Bradley15,37415,889-3.24%2,2196.93
161La Grange15,04315,570-3.38%5,9582.52
162Shiloh14,95112,59818.68%1,35611.02
163Dixon14,83315,742-5.77%1,9137.75
164Mount Vernon14,63915,206-3.73%1,00414.58
165Sterling14,12715,415-8.36%2,4425.78
166Antioch14,04314,485-3.05%1,7148.20
167Midlothian14,03114,827-5.37%4,9772.82
168Lindenhurst13,92514,598-4.61%3,0834.52
169Norridge13,82214,584-5.22%7,6361.81
170Channahon13,82112,6039.66%87715.76
171Chicago Ridge13,63114,319-4.80%6,0102.27
172Chatham13,59611,78115.41%1,8627.30
173Forest Park13,47614,175-4.93%5,6102.40
174Beach Park13,44013,663-1.63%1,9007.07
175Hickory Hills13,41314,061-4.61%4,7452.83
176Cahokia13,36415,227-12.23%1,3699.76
177Wood Dale13,29213,785-3.58%2,8004.75
178Western Springs13,29012,9622.53%4,7652.79
179Wauconda13,27613,651-2.75%2,6185.07
180Hazel Crest13,25614,021-5.46%3,9103.39
181Lincoln13,04114,533-10.27%2,0866.25
182Swansea13,03213,595-4.14%2,0156.47
183Richton Park13,01613,682-4.87%2,9644.39
184Streator12,99013,987-7.13%1,8007.21
185Warrenville12,97913,197-1.65%2,3845.45
186Canton12,89414,714-12.37%1,6417.86
187La Grange Park12,88713,590-5.17%5,7792.23
188Riverdale12,75913,560-5.91%3,5693.58
189Glen Carbon12,72412,920-1.52%1,24010.26
190Pingree Grove12,6884,587176.61%3,4503.68
191Justice12,37112,936-4.37%4,3562.84
192Herrin12,27612,534-2.06%1,2699.67
193Palos Heights12,26812,523-2.04%3,2513.77
194Effingham12,22912,337-0.88%1,19510.23
195Kewanee12,17112,908-5.71%1,8456.60
196Winnetka12,16312,210-0.38%3,1953.81
197Markham12,07112,546-3.79%2,2335.41
198Centralia12,02413,021-7.66%1,4688.19
199Northlake12,00212,332-2.68%3,7843.17
200Lincolnwood11,99012,598-4.83%4,4542.69
201Rantoul11,88712,971-8.36%1,4008.49
202Plano11,70410,8907.47%1,3048.98
203Minooka11,51710,9854.84%1,2259.40
204Pontiac11,18711,904-6.02%1,3828.10
205Schiller Park11,13311,800-5.65%4,0192.77
206Campton Hills10,97411,081-0.97%65016.89
207Summit10,94811,060-1.01%5,1672.12
208Waterloo10,9029,9949.09%1,3408.14
209Burr Ridge10,80610,5482.45%1,5287.07
210Columbia10,7689,72510.72%1,04410.31
211Troy10,6129,9646.50%1,9225.52
212River Forest10,58811,182-5.31%4,2692.48
213Crestwood10,55310,956-3.68%3,4623.05
214Fox Lake10,41510,677-2.45%1,3307.83
215Roscoe10,39610,846-4.15%1,01310.27
216Boulder Hill10,2628,10826.57%7,0381.46
217Worth10,23510,798-5.21%4,3202.37
218Sugar Grove10,2219,01613.37%88411.56
219Gages Lake10,16110,198-0.36%3,4132.98
220Lyons10,13210,739-5.65%4,6352.19
221Barrington10,10610,327-2.14%2,1934.61
222Sauk Village10,01510,561-5.17%2,5034.00
223Taylorville9,98211,261-11.36%96810.32
224Highland9,8499,967-1.18%1,4706.70
225Wood River9,76910,621-8.02%1,3967
226Itasca9,6858,66311.80%1,9424.99
227River Grove9,64610,252-5.91%4,0342.39
228Winfield9,5829,1404.84%3,1383.05
229Peru9,53210,321-7.64%9909.63
230Lynwood9,1379,0431.04%1,8534.93
231Hawthorn Woods9,0987,78816.82%1,1318.04
232Manhattan9,0117,09027.09%1,3496.68
233Bethalto9,0099,516-5.33%1,1997.51
234Manteno9,0059,205-2.17%1,6915.33
235Steger8,9909,558-5.94%2,6413.40
236Rochelle8,9689,555-6.14%68313.14
237Flossmoor8,9669,447-5.09%2,4493.66
238Harvard8,9049,436-5.64%1,0928.16
239LaSalle8,8069,616-8.42%68312.90
240Frankfort Square8,7689,276-5.48%3,4372.55
241Glencoe8,7428,7300.14%2,3513.72
242Mahomet8,7077,33018.79%9139.54
243Clarendon Hills8,6958,4423.00%4,8411.80
244Monmouth8,6559,427-8.19%2,0614.20
245Rock Falls8,5399,398-9.14%2,1443.98
246Glenwood8,5298,992-5.15%2,6133.26
247Willowbrook8,4478,697-2.87%3,1402.69
248Lake Villa8,4328,643-2.44%1,2946.51
249Savoy8,3777,34414.07%2,5913.23
250Olney8,3629,072-7.83%1,2066.93
251Riverside8,3628,879-5.82%4,2281.98
252Harrisburg8,1959,020-9.15%1,2456.58
253Jerseyville8,1678,461-3.47%1,5645.22
254Harwood Heights8,1388,615-5.54%9,8640.82
255Gilberts8,1156,91017.44%1,4665.54
256Chester8,0038,580-6.72%1,3785.81
257Paris7,9948,849-9.66%1,4115.67
258Island Lake7,9308,076-1.81%2,3693.35
259Maryville7,8957,6023.85%1,4125.59
260Round Lake Park7,8707,4665.41%3,8152.06
261Oak Brook7,8697,903-0.43%9887.97
262Mascoutah7,8687,5514.20%8259.54
263West Dundee7,8677,3007.77%2,1133.72
264Crete7,8498,269-5.08%8319.44
265Long Grove7,7887,928-1.77%63112.35
266Lincolnshire7,7677,3146.19%1,7054.55
267Hillside7,7448,217-5.76%2,4343.18
268West Frankfort7,6798,187-6.20%1,5424.98
269South Beloit7,5347,901-4.64%1,2585.99
270Sandwich7,5297,4191.48%1,5904.74
271Silvis7,4637,519-0.74%1,7424.29
272Broadview7,4297,923-6.24%4,1781.78
273Calumet Park7,4167,851-5.54%6,6691.11
274Rockton7,3607,697-4.38%1,3365.51
275Marengo7,3447,673-4.29%9317.89
276Park City7,3337,581-3.27%6,3381.16
277Princeton7,2587,915-8.30%8768.28
278Inverness7,2267,408-2.46%1,1066.53
279Murphysboro7,1787,980-10.05%1,3855.18
280Robinson7,1647,714-7.13%1,5254.70
281Mount Carmel6,9807,278-4.09%1,4534.80
282Orland Hills6,8737,215-4.74%6,0031.15
283Mendota6,8567,366-6.92%1,3575.05
284Salem6,8517,439-7.90%9856.96
285Benton6,7317,085-5.00%1,2285.48
286University Park6,7257,121-5.56%62710.73
287Vandalia6,6487,033-5.47%8168.15
288Clinton6,6087,407-10.79%1,8503.57
289Volo6,5182,988118.14%1,6643.92
290Litchfield6,5027,157-9.15%7408.79
291Winthrop Harbor6,4956,873-5.50%1,3724.74
292Geneseo6,4476,619-2.60%1,3904.64
293Stickney6,4376,791-5.21%3,3461.92
294Johnsburg6,3266,439-1.75%8817.18
295Elburn6,2735,60211.98%2,0093.12
296North Riverside6,2706,677-6.10%3,8141.64
297Greenville6,1837,070-12.55%9806.31
298Braidwood6,1356,236-1.62%1,1565.30
299Hampshire6,0895,5729.28%6569.28
300Bartonville5,9186,467-8.49%7358.05
301Countryside5,9005,923-0.39%2,0502.88
302Lakemoor5,8776,070-3.18%1,1185.26
303Hillsboro5,8356,214-6.10%8946.53
304Chillicothe5,8266,089-4.32%1,1055.27
305Peoria Heights5,8066,067-4.30%2,3302.49
306Mount Zion5,7895,857-1.16%1,3774.20
307East Alton5,7716,267-7.91%1,0855.32
308Carterville5,7335,5633.06%1,0895.27
309Posen5,7336,054-5.30%4,9041.17
310Spring Grove5,6675,783-2.01%6378.90
311Metropolis5,6126,557-14.41%9465.93
312Wilmington5,5515,786-4.06%40413.73
313Pontoon Beach5,5275,859-5.67%5549.97
314Monticello5,4955,550-0.99%1,4293.85
315Willow Springs5,4955,757-4.55%1,3234.16
316Lake Bluff5,4785,693-3.78%1,3444.08
317Du Quoin5,4636,099-10.43%7836.98
318Robbins5,4235,3461.44%3,7431.45
319Northfield5,3175,458-2.58%1,6463.23
320Genoa5,3155,1762.69%2,0522.59
321Carlinville5,2955,920-10.56%1,5723.37
322Coal City5,2595,698-7.70%9405.59
323Pinckneyville5,2525,644-6.95%1,2794.11
324Eureka5,2295,343-2.13%1,9482.68
325Poplar Grove5,2244,9395.77%6827.66
326Beardstown5,2186,161-15.31%1,4423.62
327Pana5,1965,836-10.97%1,3583.83
328Grandwood Park5,1705,202-0.62%3,1931.62
329Highwood5,1195,451-6.09%7,1100.72
330Colona5,1115,153-0.82%1,3403.81
331Creve Coeur5,0675,481-7.55%1,1984.23
332South Barrington5,0324,5819.85%6777.43
333Berkeley4,9915,210-4.20%3,5621.40
334Monee4,9655,121-3.05%1,1174.44
335Spring Valley4,9485,542-10.72%6737.36
336Milan4,9135,197-5.46%7866.25
337Staunton4,8735,237-6.95%1,2513.90
338Lake Barrington4,8654,959-1.90%8485.74
339Fairfield4,8195,141-6.26%1,1954.03
340Hoopeston4,7875,358-10.66%1,2993.69
341Stone Park4,7754,951-3.55%13,8810.34
342Flora4,7655,068-5.98%1,0164.69
343Marseilles4,7415,109-7.20%5239.07
344Candlewick Lake4,7342,5601.85
345Carmi4,7155,219-9.66%1,9012.48
346Centreville4,7115,326-11.55%1,1264.18
347Olympia Fields4,6854,927-4.91%1,5942.94
348Sherman4,6434,16911.37%1,4813.13
349Palos Park4,6344,856-4.57%7316.34
350Watseka4,5515,286-13.90%1,5462.94
351Cortland4,5194,2965.19%1,2383.65
352Lake Holiday4,5124,761-5.23%1,4093.20
353Auburn4,4914,817-6.77%1,0864.14
354Fox River Grove4,4804,770-6.08%2,6171.71
355Breese4,4444,450-0.13%1,6652.67
356Lawrenceville4,4234,429-0.14%2,0442.16
357Beecher4,4064,3571.12%1,5862.78
358Shelbyville4,3934,692-6.37%1,0784.08
359Tuscola4,3784,484-2.36%1,5212.88
360Sullivan4,3404,452-2.52%1,5682.77
361West Peoria4,3174,691-7.97%2,0612.10
362Pittsfield4,2124,587-8.18%8844.77
363Freeburg4,1644,402-5.41%6116.82
364Deer Park4,1503,13332.46%1,1453.63
365Caseyville4,1434,262-2.79%5717.26
366Barrington Hills4,1364,234-2.31%15327.04
367Lebanon4,1304,462-7.44%1,5532.66
368Lakewood4,0943,8127.40%8924.59
369Sparta4,0904,301-4.91%36611.17
370Hometown4,0634,351-6.62%8,4820.48
371Rosewood Heights4,0634,0380.62%2,3961.70
372Peotone4,0214,152-3.16%2,1541.87
373Kildeer4,0123,9102.61%9484.23
374Burnham4,0074,213-4.89%2,1601.85
375Green Oaks3,9963,8713.23%1,0083.96
376Rosemont3,9644,210-5.84%2,2121.79
377Anna3,9594,415-10.33%1,1143.55
378Dwight3,9574,251-6.92%1,2613.14
379South Chicago Heights3,9074,145-5.74%2,4711.58
380Morrison3,8954,190-7.04%1,5472.52
381Paxton3,8644,506-14.25%1,2733.04
382Wonder Lake3,8464,033-4.64%7964.83
383Millstadt3,7764,016-5.98%1,0833.49
384Eldorado3,7634,147-9.26%1,5032.50
385Smithton3,7593,7510.21%8484.43
386Dupo3,7454,176-10.32%5876.38
387Washington Park3,7394,192-10.81%1,4842.52
388Marshall3,6943,941-6.27%1,0213.62
389Coal Valley3,6873,739-1.39%1,1853.11
390St. Joseph3,6713,994-8.09%1,7622.08
391Rochester3,6703,709-1.05%1,5582.36
392Byron3,6623,831-4.41%7884.65
393Metamora3,6603,684-0.65%1,7882.05
394Madison3,6443,895-6.44%29912.19
395Indian Head Park3,6413,820-4.69%3,9150.93
396Fairbury3,5953,803-5.47%2,0081.79
397Wadsworth3,5793,754-4.66%3729.63
398Long Lake3,5573,5151.19%3,5251.01
399Dixmoor3,5153,591-2.12%2,8141.25
400Oglesby3,5143,788-7.23%8664.06
401Riverwoods3,4933,674-4.93%8813.97
402Hainesville3,4853,661-4.81%1,8871.85
403Forsyth3,4433,500-1.63%1,1083.11
404Germantown Hills3,4263,3891.09%2,0941.64
405Oregon3,4223,706-7.66%1,7761.93
406Le Roy3,4063,552-4.11%1,4172.40
407Riverton3,3563,471-3.31%1,4542.31
408Aledo3,3513,640-7.94%1,4872.25
409East Dundee3,3422,86316.73%1,2042.77
410Red Bud3,3363,696-9.74%1,3532.47
411Johnston City3,2663,565-8.39%1,5432.12
412Virden3,2493,527-7.88%1,7361.87
413Fulton3,2433,481-6.84%1,3872.34
414Tolono3,2303,470-6.92%1,5672.06
415Pistakee Highlands3,2173,454-6.86%2,4861.29
416New Baden3,1813,361-5.36%1,7431.82
417Ingalls Park3,1713,314-4.32%2,8011.13
418Sleepy Hollow3,1423,315-5.22%1,5692.00
419Carlyle3,1353,300-5.00%9153.42
420Galena3,1013,412-9.11%6924.48
421Gibson City3,0653,413-10.20%1,3212.32
422Momence3,0463,307-7.89%1,9411.57
423Georgetown3,0413,474-12.46%1,8821.62
424Gillespie2,9863,324-10.17%2,0121.48
425Abingdon2,9853,285-9.13%2,0951.43
426South Jacksonville2,9733,327-10.64%1,3082.27
427Winnebago2,9493,134-5.90%1,5251.93
428Sumner2,9443,178-7.36%2,1271.38
429Venetian Village2,9342,8263.82%1,6771.75
430Holiday Shores2,9302,8821.67%1,7801.65
431Nashville2,9213,254-10.23%9493.08
432North Barrington2,9163,020-3.44%6224.69
433Scott AFB2,8933,612-19.91%6704.32
434Havana2,8673,298-13.07%1,0442.75
435Tilton2,8632,7135.53%8933.21
436Newton2,8512,902-1.76%1,3642.09
437Cherry Valley2,8442,967-4.15%3398.38
438Westville2,8253,203-11.80%1,6841.68
439Arcola2,8222,914-3.16%1,3952.02
440Heyworth2,8132,840-0.95%9303.03
441Savanna2,7763,060-9.28%1,0612.62
442Bushnell2,7673,113-11.11%1,3072.12
443Mount Morris2,7403,003-8.76%1,7561.56
444McLeansboro2,7132,880-5.80%9642.81
445Rushville2,7123,196-15.14%1,6421.65
446El Paso2,7002,810-3.91%1,2592.14
447Fairmont2,6992,4599.76%1,9421.39
448Knoxville2,6752,906-7.95%1,1382.35
449Christopher2,6662,850-6.46%1,6441.62
450Hamilton2,6582,949-9.87%7463.56
451Lena2,6562,908-8.67%1,0022.65
452Preston Heights2,6512,5752.95%3,0860.86
453Ford Heights2,6252,775-5.41%1,3491.95
454Marquette Heights2,5912,820-8.12%2,6600.97
455Round Lake Heights2,5822,743-5.87%4,4900.57
456Pawnee2,5682,751-6.65%2,0841.23
457Casey2,5482,780-8.35%1,1852.15
458Trenton2,5302,718-6.92%1,5011.69
459Sheridan2,4992,13517.05%1,2531.99
460Diamond2,4852,537-2.05%1,3081.90
461Altamont2,4832,3236.89%1,7521.42
462Galva2,4452,583-5.34%8872.75
463Davis Junction2,4402,3613.35%5814.20
464Kenilworth2,4302,508-3.11%3,9970.61
465Carthage2,4212,607-7.13%9722.49
466Lake of the Woods2,4042,912-17.45%1,3921.73
467Villa Grove2,4032,539-5.36%1,6011.50
468Bellevue2,3821,99919.16%1,0712.22
469Fairmont City2,3812,627-9.36%3846.20
470Wayne2,3662,447-3.31%4115.75
471Carrollton2,3562,485-5.19%1,2391.90
472Thornton2,3472,388-1.72%9882.38
473Ina2,3062,333-1.16%9592.40
474White Hall2,2692,521-10.00%8802.58
475Amboy2,2672,507-9.57%3566.37
476Seneca2,2542,357-4.37%3476.50
477Fox Lake Hills2,2042,591-14.94%1,7591.25
478Hodgkins2,1961,89915.64%8102.71
479Elwood2,1782,281-4.52%15913.67
480Henry2,1762,462-11.62%1,2111.80
481Petersburg2,1692,328-6.83%1,3891.56
482Aviston2,1571,9878.56%1,3481.60
483Arthur2,1522,282-5.70%1,6371.31
484Polo2,1292,341-9.06%1,5961.33
485Farmington2,1212,443-13.18%1,4091.50
486Brighton2,0772,257-7.98%1,0811.92
487Tremont2,0752,246-7.61%2,2480.92
488Hinckley2,0742,0700.19%2,4490.85
489Lake Summerset2,0572,0480.44%1,0002.06
490Cambridge2,0542,162-5.00%1,0321.99
491Pecatonica2,0482,202-6.99%1,6181.27
492Oakbrook Terrace2,0472,107-2.85%1,6161.27
493Nokomis2,0412,255-9.49%1,6081.27
494Lewistown2,0382,384-14.51%1,0192
495Cambria2,0331,22965.42%1,4941.36
496Mason City2,0322,340-13.16%2,0041.01
497Lexington2,0112,053-2.05%9822.05
498Oakwood Hills2,0042,077-3.51%1,8421.09
499Willowbrook2,0012,076-3.61%6003.33
500South Roxana1,9642,085-5.80%9132.15

Top 500 Cities in Illinois by Population

Illinois is the sixth most populous state in the U.S. with a population that is quickly approaching 13 million people. Surprisingly, this reflects negative growth between estimates from 2016 and 2017. Chicago is the most populous city in the state, posting an estimated 2.7 million people per 2017 estimates. This far exceeds the population of the second most populated city, Aurora, which has just over 200,000 people according to estimates. There are 1,299 incorporated municipalities in Illinois, which includes cities, towns and villages. There is a total of 102 counties within the state.

Of the incorporated cities, the least populous is Nason, located in Jefferson County. Nason has a population of just 236 people. There are multiple municipalities within the state that have a population of less than 1,000, including Orient in Franklin County, Creal Springs in Williamson County and Grand Tower in Jackson County. The state has a total of seven cities with populations that exceed 100,000, and 192 cities with populations between 10,000 and 100,000 people.

Map of Cities in Illinois

Illinois Cities by First Letter

  1. US Census Annual Estimates - 2020 Estimates Calculated via Linear Projection of Previous Estimates

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