10 Largest Cities in Illinois

The largest city in Illinois is Chicago, with a population of 2,679,080. Pingree Grove is the fastest growing city in Illinois over the past 10 years, having grown 156.16% since 2010.

Rank Name 2021 Pop. 2010 Census Change Density (mi²) Area (mi²)
1Chicago2,679,0802,697,480-0.68%11,783227.37
2Aurora194,873198,207-1.68%4,33045.01
3Naperville149,167142,4024.75%3,84338.81
4Joliet146,572147,524-0.65%2,28564.15
5Rockford144,213153,147-5.83%2,24064.38
6Springfield113,010117,138-3.52%1,85460.94
7Elgin109,567108,3881.09%2,92237.50
8Peoria108,353114,980-5.76%2,25748.00
9Champaign90,73981,40511.47%3,97422.83
10Waukegan84,86589,167-4.82%3,49924.26
11Cicero79,43484,267-5.74%13,5445.87
12Bloomington76,38276,848-0.61%2,81627.13
13Arlington Heights74,04875,252-1.60%4,45916.61
14Bolingbrook73,54973,4750.10%2,98724.62
15Evanston72,43974,585-2.88%9,3127.78
16Schaumburg71,88574,294-3.24%3,72419.30
17Decatur69,96676,105-8.07%1,65342.32
18Palatine66,56268,611-2.99%4,89513.60
19Skokie61,75864,889-4.83%6,13710.06
20Des Plaines58,98958,4540.92%4,14714.23
21Orland Park57,21356,6640.97%2,59722.03
22Tinley Park55,12956,882-3.08%3,42316.11
23Oak Lawn54,20656,732-4.45%6,3248.57
24Normal54,14952,6432.86%2,95918.30
25Berwyn53,53156,671-5.54%13,7123.90
26Mount Prospect52,92555,082-3.92%4,93710.72
27Oak Park52,79751,8961.74%11,2334.70
28Wheaton52,01953,104-2.04%4,60211.30
29Hoffman Estates50,57451,942-2.63%2,40221.06
30Downers Grove48,52548,944-0.86%3,34214.52
31Glenview47,62244,7726.37%3,39614.02
32Elmhurst47,26044,1996.93%4,60810.26
33Plainfield44,75639,99411.91%1,84524.26
34Lombard43,68543,5170.39%4,27910.21
35DeKalb43,14344,101-2.17%2,67316.14
36Urbana41,68442,245-1.33%3,52711.82
37Moline40,93643,469-5.83%2,44416.75
38Bartlett40,12941,284-2.80%2,54915.75
39Romeoville40,08639,7040.96%2,10219.07
40Belleville40,00944,288-9.66%1,72323.22
41Buffalo Grove39,93241,536-3.86%4,2109.49
42Quincy39,75140,761-2.48%2,53015.71
43Crystal Lake39,50140,766-3.10%2,09118.89
44Streamwood38,67839,907-3.08%4,9647.79
45Carol Stream38,59539,587-2.51%4,2379.11
46Oswego38,39030,65925.22%2,57914.89
47Wheeling38,29037,6981.57%4,4158.67
48Hanover Park36,89438,126-3.23%5,8216.34
49Rock Island36,66638,978-5.93%2,17316.87
50Park Ridge36,49637,518-2.72%5,1497.09
51Carpentersville36,49437,737-3.29%4,6407.87
52Addison36,05437,134-2.91%3,6649.84
53Calumet City35,35937,150-4.82%4,9247.18
54Woodridge33,28033,0180.79%3,4439.66
55Glendale Heights33,07734,334-3.66%6,1075.42
56St. Charles32,82732,3351.52%2,27914.40
57Northbrook32,65433,237-1.75%2,46613.24
58Elk Grove Village31,92633,409-4.44%2,74811.62
59Pekin31,63334,017-7.01%2,16814.59
60Algonquin30,96930,0822.95%2,51712.30
61Mundelein30,78731,037-0.81%3,2299.54
62Gurnee30,07231,262-3.81%2,22713.51
63Galesburg29,85532,180-7.22%1,68317.74
64Danville29,65733,033-10.22%1,64917.98
65O'Fallon29,63528,7972.91%1,92915.37
66Highland Park29,41529,785-1.24%2,40312.24
67North Chicago29,31932,635-10.16%3,6687.99
68Chicago Heights28,86030,385-5.02%2,80710.28
69Niles28,51029,846-4.48%4,8775.85
70Lake in the Hills28,41628,962-1.89%2,78310.21
71Burbank27,89528,946-3.63%6,6894.17
72Granite City27,61829,789-7.29%1,43419.25
73South Elgin27,49722,02024.87%3,8937.06
74Glen Ellyn27,38627,806-1.51%4,0346.79
75New Lenox27,32424,33712.27%1,76215.51
76McHenry27,17327,0590.42%1,87914.46
77Lansing26,97628,370-4.91%3,6157.46
78Huntley26,93024,37310.49%1,88514.29
79Wilmette26,82727,080-0.93%4,9665.40
80Oak Forest26,79727,987-4.25%4,4606.01
81Round Lake Beach26,73228,111-4.91%5,2985.05
82Batavia26,65426,2621.49%2,53110.53
83Vernon Hills26,42725,0325.57%3,4147.74
84West Chicago26,40627,254-3.11%1,71915.36
85Kankakee26,02627,521-5.43%1,73215.03
86Lockport25,97324,8654.46%2,28211.38
87Edwardsville25,73124,4085.42%1,29019.94
88Alton25,69027,898-7.91%1,65815.50
89East St. Louis25,37726,906-5.68%1,82413.91
90Woodstock25,18624,8581.32%1,92613.07
91Belvidere25,11725,609-1.92%2,08112.07
92Carbondale24,63326,522-7.12%1,41717.39
93Homer Glen24,35024,2500.41%1,10122.13
94Melrose Park24,33125,432-4.33%5,7414.24
95Westmont24,09324,690-2.42%4,8205.00
96Collinsville24,03925,634-6.22%1,63014.74
97Harvey24,03025,279-4.94%3,8726.21
98Elmwood Park23,85024,894-4.19%12,5001.91
99Loves Park23,45323,991-2.24%1,42816.42
100Freeport23,43325,573-8.37%2,01111.65
101Rolling Meadows23,18024,109-3.85%4,1275.62
102Zion23,15524,412-5.15%2,3659.79
103Lisle23,00022,5771.87%3,3336.90
104Maywood22,81824,111-5.36%8,3982.72
105Machesney Park22,66923,502-3.54%1,78712.69
106Morton Grove22,57823,249-2.89%4,4385.09
107Blue Island22,54923,719-4.93%5,5394.07
108East Peoria22,38423,464-4.60%1,10820.20
109Roselle22,15322,759-2.66%4,0515.47
110Dolton22,00623,090-4.69%4,8144.57
111Yorkville21,65517,05326.99%1,08320.00
112Geneva21,62921,6140.07%2,1799.93
113Bloomingdale21,59522,083-2.21%3,1926.76
114Darien21,30421,976-3.06%3,4346.20
115Villa Park21,11322,047-4.24%4,4724.72
116South Holland20,97822,012-4.70%2,8997.24
117Park Forest20,85621,997-5.19%4,2044.96
118Grayslake20,45121,066-2.92%1,86210.98
119East Moline20,39321,313-4.32%1,39614.60
120Mokena20,13318,6887.73%2,2878.80
121Crest Hill20,13220,824-3.32%2,2329.02
122Libertyville19,98520,420-2.13%2,2698.81
123Charleston19,96721,852-8.63%2,2488.88
124Frankfort19,83117,84611.12%1,23216.09
125Lake Zurich19,65119,718-0.34%2,8756.83
126Montgomery19,46418,3845.87%2,1029.26
127Bourbonnais19,44218,6914.02%2,0539.47
128Matteson19,42419,0432.00%2,0889.30
129Lake Forest19,30619,391-0.44%1,12217.20
130Evergreen Park18,86119,858-5.02%5,9633.16
131Sycamore18,71617,5226.81%1,9049.83
132Cary18,52918,3480.99%2,9726.23
133Deerfield18,45618,2451.16%3,3375.53
134Alsip18,43119,286-4.43%2,8256.53
135Homewood18,40319,322-4.76%3,5285.22
136Bellwood18,38019,066-3.60%7,6652.40
137Jacksonville18,26719,419-5.93%1,72910.56
138North Aurora18,03116,6508.29%2,4907.24
139Brookfield18,00618,982-5.14%5,8773.06
140Ottawa17,95118,801-4.52%1,40312.79
141Shorewood17,88515,70813.86%2,2677.89
142Round Lake17,87218,379-2.76%3,2155.56
143Bensenville17,74018,367-3.41%3,2385.48
144Hinsdale17,61116,8724.38%3,8144.62
145Lemont17,60116,0739.51%2,1278.27
146Mattoon17,46718,551-5.84%1,69410.31
147Marion17,35617,2480.63%1,05116.52
148Franklin Park17,32518,322-5.44%3,6304.77
149Godfrey17,18017,988-4.49%49934.40
150Macomb17,08719,309-11.51%1,57810.83
151Palos Hills16,84817,494-3.69%3,9684.25
152Washington16,40815,2807.38%1,9408.46
153Country Club Hills16,24816,795-3.26%3,2644.98
154Morton16,15316,374-1.35%1,26412.78
155Fairview Heights15,93317,100-6.82%1,39511.43
156Bridgeview15,91616,461-3.31%3,8364.15
157Westchester15,85116,729-5.25%4,3003.69
158Prospect Heights15,67716,270-3.64%3,6854.25
159Bradley15,35415,889-3.37%2,2166.93
160Morris15,33513,66612.21%1,5479.91
161La Grange15,13615,570-2.79%5,9942.52
162Dixon14,92715,742-5.18%1,9267.75
163Mount Vernon14,66715,206-3.54%1,00614.58
164Shiloh14,49612,59815.07%1,31511.02
165Sterling14,23915,415-7.63%2,4625.78
166Midlothian14,13614,827-4.66%5,0152.82
167Antioch14,08714,485-2.75%1,7198.20
168Lindenhurst14,02214,598-3.95%3,1054.52
169Norridge13,93214,584-4.47%7,6971.81
170Chicago Ridge13,73014,319-4.11%6,0542.27
171Channahon13,62712,6038.13%86515.76
172Forest Park13,55214,175-4.40%5,6422.40
173Cahokia13,53615,227-11.11%1,3879.76
174Beach Park13,52713,663-1.00%1,9137.07
175Hickory Hills13,51214,061-3.90%4,7802.83
176Chatham13,40011,78113.74%1,8357.30
177Wood Dale13,39713,785-2.81%2,8224.75
178Hazel Crest13,35914,021-4.72%3,9413.39
179Wauconda13,35213,651-2.19%2,6325.07
180Western Springs13,31312,9622.71%4,7732.79
181Lincoln13,20214,533-9.16%2,1126.25
182Swansea13,13813,595-3.36%2,0316.47
183Richton Park13,10813,682-4.20%2,9854.39
184Canton13,09814,714-10.98%1,6677.86
185Warrenville13,04413,197-1.16%2,3965.45
186Streator13,03113,987-6.83%1,8067.21
187La Grange Park12,98413,590-4.46%5,8222.23
188Riverdale12,86513,560-5.13%3,5993.58
189Glen Carbon12,76612,920-1.19%1,24410.26
190Justice12,45012,936-3.76%4,3842.84
191Herrin12,41312,534-0.97%1,2839.67
192Palos Heights12,35212,523-1.37%3,2733.77
193Effingham12,32312,337-0.11%1,20510.23
194Kewanee12,22712,908-5.28%1,8536.60
195Winnetka12,21412,2100.03%3,2083.81
196Markham12,15212,546-3.14%2,2485.41
197Rantoul12,08912,971-6.80%1,4248.49
198Centralia12,08613,021-7.18%1,4768.19
199Lincolnwood12,07512,598-4.15%4,4862.69
200Northlake12,05512,332-2.25%3,8003.17
201Pingree Grove11,7504,587156.16%3,1953.68
202Plano11,69110,8907.36%1,3028.98
203Minooka11,47710,9854.48%1,2209.40
204Schiller Park11,22311,800-4.89%4,0522.77
205Pontiac11,20911,904-5.84%1,3848.10
206Camn Hills11,01311,081-0.61%65216.89
207Summit11,00411,060-0.51%5,1932.12
208Waterloo10,7949,9948.00%1,3278.14
209Burr Ridge10,79010,5482.29%1,5267.07
210Columbia10,6839,7259.85%1,03610.31
211River Forest10,66411,182-4.63%4,3002.48
212Crestwood10,60410,956-3.21%3,4793.05
213Troy10,5339,9645.71%1,9075.52
214Roscoe10,43410,846-3.80%1,01610.27
215Fox Lake10,42710,677-2.34%1,3327.83
216Worth10,31210,798-4.50%4,3532.37
217Boulder Hill10,2628,10826.57%7,0381.46
218Lyons10,21210,739-4.91%4,6722.19
219Gages Lake10,16110,198-0.36%3,4132.98
220Barrington10,14310,327-1.78%2,2014.61
221Sugar Grove10,1109,01612.13%87411.56
222Taylorville10,10811,261-10.24%98010.32
223Sauk Village10,09210,561-4.44%2,5224.00
224Wood River9,86310,621-7.14%1,4097
225Highland9,8449,967-1.23%1,4696.70
226River Grove9,72510,252-5.14%4,0672.39
227Itasca9,7258,66312.26%1,9504.99
228Winfield9,6009,1405.03%3,1433.05
229Peru9,59810,321-7.01%9979.63
230Lynwood9,1569,0431.25%1,8564.93
231Bethalto9,0769,516-4.62%1,2087.51
232Steger9,0679,558-5.14%2,6643.40
233Flossmoor9,0299,447-4.42%2,4663.66
234Manteno9,0049,205-2.18%1,6915.33
235Rochelle8,9969,555-5.85%68513.14
236Harvard8,9569,436-5.09%1,0988.16
237Hawthorn Woods8,9547,78814.97%1,1138.04
238LaSalle8,8669,616-7.80%68812.90
239Glencoe8,7708,7300.46%2,3583.72
240Frankfort Square8,7689,276-5.48%3,4372.55
241Manhattan8,7547,09023.47%1,3106.68
242Monmouth8,7329,427-7.37%2,0804.20
243Clarendon Hills8,7148,4423.22%4,8521.80
244Mahomet8,6737,33018.32%9099.54
245Rock Falls8,6069,398-8.43%2,1613.98
246Glenwood8,5918,992-4.46%2,6323.26
247Willowbrook8,4918,697-2.37%3,1572.69
248Lake Villa8,4798,643-1.90%1,3016.51
249Olney8,4669,072-6.68%1,2216.93
250Riverside8,4298,879-5.07%4,2611.98
251Savoy8,3857,34414.17%2,5943.23
252Harrisburg8,3019,020-7.97%1,2616.58
253Harwood Heights8,2038,615-4.78%9,9430.82
254Jerseyville8,1788,461-3.34%1,5665.22
255Gilberts8,1026,91017.25%1,4635.54
256Paris8,0918,849-8.57%1,4285.67
257Chester8,0738,580-5.91%1,3905.81
258Island Lake7,9608,076-1.44%2,3783.35
259West Dundee7,9497,3008.89%2,1353.72
260Oak Brook7,9187,9030.19%9947.97
261Maryville7,9147,6024.10%1,4155.59
262Mascoutah7,9107,5514.75%8299.54
263Crete7,9078,269-4.38%8389.44
264Round Lake Park7,8297,4664.86%3,7952.06
265Long Grove7,8277,928-1.27%63412.35
266Lincolnshire7,8097,3146.77%1,7144.55
267Hillside7,8078,217-4.99%2,4533.18
268West Frankfort7,7278,187-5.62%1,5524.98
269South Beloit7,5647,901-4.27%1,2635.99
270Sandwich7,4927,4190.98%1,5824.74
271Broadview7,4927,923-5.44%4,2141.78
272Calumet Park7,4787,851-4.75%6,7251.11
273Silvis7,4677,519-0.69%1,7434.29
274Rockton7,3877,697-4.03%1,3415.51
275Marengo7,3757,673-3.88%9347.89
276Park City7,3687,581-2.81%6,3681.16
277Princeton7,3287,915-7.42%8858.28
278Inverness7,2767,408-1.78%1,1146.53
279Murphysboro7,2547,980-9.10%1,4005.18
280Robinson7,2237,714-6.37%1,5374.70
281Mount Carmel6,9877,278-4.00%1,4544.80
282Orland Hills6,9237,215-4.05%6,0461.15
283Mendota6,9027,366-6.30%1,3665.05
284Salem6,8917,439-7.37%9916.96
285University Park6,7797,121-4.80%63210.73
286Benton6,7717,085-4.43%1,2365.48
287Clinton6,6917,407-9.67%1,8733.57
288Vandalia6,6607,033-5.30%8178.15
289Litchfield6,5737,157-8.16%7488.79
290Winthrop Harbor6,5366,873-4.90%1,3804.74
291Stickney6,4806,791-4.58%3,3681.92
292Geneseo6,4636,619-2.36%1,3934.64
293Johnsburg6,3406,439-1.54%8837.18
294North Riverside6,3236,677-5.30%3,8461.64
295Volo6,2832,988110.27%1,6043.92
296Greenville6,2617,070-11.44%9926.31
297Elburn6,1815,60210.34%1,9793.12
298Braidwood6,1526,236-1.35%1,1605.30
299Hampshire6,1435,57210.25%6629.28
300Bartonville5,9836,467-7.48%7438.05
301Countryside5,9115,923-0.20%2,0542.88
302Lakemoor5,9076,070-2.69%1,1235.26
303Chillicothe5,8886,089-3.30%1,1165.27
304Hillsboro5,8806,214-5.37%9016.53
305East Alton5,8326,267-6.94%1,0975.32
306Peoria Heights5,7976,067-4.45%2,3262.49
307Mount Zion5,7915,857-1.13%1,3784.20
308Posen5,7776,054-4.58%4,9421.17
309Carterville5,7715,5633.74%1,0965.27
310Metropolis5,7236,557-12.72%9645.93
311Spring Grove5,6805,783-1.78%6388.90
312Wilmington5,5855,786-3.47%40713.73
313Pontoon Beach5,5655,859-5.02%5589.97
314Willow Springs5,5375,757-3.82%1,3334.16
315Du Quoin5,5326,099-9.30%7936.98
316Monticello5,5085,550-0.76%1,4333.85
317Lake Bluff5,5065,693-3.28%1,3514.08
318Robbins5,4285,3461.53%3,7461.45
319Carlinville5,3575,920-9.51%1,5903.37
320Northfield5,3405,458-2.16%1,6533.23
321Coal City5,3095,698-6.83%9495.59
322Beardstown5,2946,161-14.07%1,4633.62
323Pinckneyville5,2925,644-6.24%1,2894.11
324Genoa5,2895,1762.18%2,0422.59
325Pana5,2565,836-9.94%1,3743.83
326Eureka5,2475,343-1.80%1,9552.68
327Poplar Grove5,1844,9394.96%6767.66
328Grandwood Park5,1705,202-0.62%3,1931.62
329Highwood5,1545,451-5.45%7,1580.72
330Colona5,1145,153-0.76%1,3413.81
331Creve Coeur5,1015,481-6.93%1,2064.23
332South Barrington5,0204,5819.58%6767.43
333Berkeley5,0105,210-3.84%3,5761.40
334Spring Valley5,0075,542-9.65%6817.36
335Monee4,9975,121-2.42%1,1244.44
336Milan4,9395,197-4.96%7906.25
337Staunton4,9005,237-6.43%1,2583.90
338Lake Barrington4,8664,959-1.88%8485.74
339Hoopeston4,8615,358-9.28%1,3193.69
340Fairfield4,8585,141-5.50%1,2054.03
341Flora4,7945,068-5.41%1,0224.69
342Stone Park4,7924,951-3.21%13,9300.34
343Centreville4,7735,326-10.38%1,1414.18
344Marseilles4,7725,109-6.60%5269.07
345Carmi4,7475,219-9.04%1,9142.48
346Candlewick Lake4,7342,5601.85
347Olympia Fields4,7204,927-4.20%1,6062.94
348Palos Park4,6684,856-3.87%7366.34
349Sherman4,6554,16911.66%1,4853.13
350Watseka4,6235,286-12.54%1,5702.94
351Auburn4,5354,817-5.85%1,0964.14
352Lake Holiday4,5124,761-5.23%1,4093.20
353Fox River Grove4,5114,770-5.43%2,6351.71
354Cortland4,4824,2964.33%1,2283.65
355Breese4,4574,4500.16%1,6702.67
356Shelbyville4,4274,692-5.65%1,0864.08
357Lawrenceville4,4154,429-0.32%2,0402.16
358Beecher4,4134,3571.29%1,5892.78
359Tuscola4,3734,484-2.48%1,5192.88
360Sullivan4,3714,452-1.82%1,5792.77
361West Peoria4,3634,691-6.99%2,0832.10
362Pittsfield4,2264,587-7.87%8874.77
363Freeburg4,1904,402-4.82%6146.82
364Deer Park4,1753,13333.26%1,1513.63
365Lebanon4,1664,462-6.63%1,5662.66
366Barrington Hills4,1544,234-1.89%15427.04
367Sparta4,1514,301-3.49%37211.17
368Caseyville4,1324,262-3.05%5697.26
369Hometown4,1014,351-5.75%8,5620.48
370Rosewood Heights4,0634,0380.62%2,3961.70
371Lakewood4,0633,8126.58%8864.59
372Peotone4,0494,152-2.48%2,1691.87
373Burnham4,0344,213-4.25%2,1751.85
374Kildeer4,0123,9102.61%9484.23
375Anna4,0064,415-9.26%1,1273.55
376Rosemont3,9984,210-5.04%2,2311.79
377Dwight3,9664,251-6.70%1,2643.14
378Green Oaks3,9633,8712.38%1,0003.96
379Paxton3,9514,506-12.32%1,3013.04
380South Chicago Heights3,9394,145-4.97%2,4911.58
381Morrison3,9264,190-6.30%1,5592.52
382Wonder Lake3,8584,033-4.34%7994.83
383Eldorado3,8124,147-8.08%1,5222.50
384Millstadt3,8034,016-5.30%1,0903.49
385Dupo3,7894,176-9.27%5946.38
386Washington Park3,7814,192-9.80%1,5002.52
387Smithton3,7783,7510.72%8524.43
388St. Joseph3,7343,994-6.51%1,7932.08
389Marshall3,7333,941-5.28%1,0323.62
390Coal Valley3,6993,739-1.07%1,1893.11
391Rochester3,6833,709-0.70%1,5632.36
392Madison3,6823,895-5.47%30212.19
393Metamora3,6733,684-0.30%1,7942.05
394Indian Head Park3,6673,820-4.01%3,9430.93
395Byron3,6643,831-4.36%7884.65
396Fairbury3,6043,803-5.23%2,0131.79
397Wadsworth3,6033,754-4.02%3749.63
398Long Lake3,5573,5151.19%3,5251.01
399Dixmoor3,5313,591-1.67%2,8271.25
400Oglesby3,5293,788-6.84%8694.06
401Riverwoods3,5163,674-4.30%8863.97
402Hainesville3,5093,661-4.15%1,9001.85
403Forsyth3,4553,500-1.29%1,1123.11
404Oregon3,4383,706-7.23%1,7841.93
405Le Roy3,4353,552-3.29%1,4292.40
406Germantown Hills3,4253,3891.06%2,0941.64
407Red Bud3,3843,696-8.44%1,3722.47
408Riverton3,3823,471-2.56%1,4652.31
409Aledo3,3783,640-7.20%1,4992.25
410Johnston City3,3073,565-7.24%1,5632.12
411East Dundee3,3002,86315.26%1,1892.77
412Tolono3,2843,470-5.36%1,5932.06
413Virden3,2763,527-7.12%1,7501.87
414Fulton3,2673,481-6.15%1,3972.34
415Pistakee Highlands3,2173,454-6.86%2,4861.29
416New Baden3,2013,361-4.76%1,7541.82
417Sleepy Hollow3,1763,315-4.19%1,5862.00
418Ingalls Park3,1713,314-4.32%2,8011.13
419Carlyle3,1523,300-4.48%9203.42
420Gibson City3,1213,413-8.56%1,3452.32
421Galena3,1203,412-8.56%6964.48
422Georgetown3,0893,474-11.08%1,9121.62
423Momence3,0623,307-7.41%1,9521.57
424Gillespie3,0203,324-9.15%2,0351.48
425South Jacksonville3,0163,327-9.35%1,3272.27
426Abingdon3,0073,285-8.46%2,1101.43
427Winnebago2,9633,134-5.46%1,5321.93
428Sumner2,9563,178-6.99%2,1361.38
429Nashville2,9513,254-9.31%9583.08
430Venetian Village2,9342,8263.82%1,6771.75
431Holiday Shores2,9302,8821.67%1,7801.65
432North Barrington2,9283,020-3.05%6254.69
433Havana2,9073,298-11.86%1,0582.75
434Scott AFB2,8933,612-19.91%6704.32
435Westville2,8653,203-10.55%1,7071.68
436Newton2,8552,902-1.62%1,3662.09
437Cherry Valley2,8552,967-3.77%3418.38
438Heyworth2,8312,840-0.32%9363.03
439Arcola2,8252,914-3.05%1,3962.02
440Tilton2,8042,7133.35%8743.21
441Bushnell2,8003,113-10.05%1,3232.12
442Savanna2,7833,060-9.05%1,0642.62
443Mount Morris2,7583,003-8.16%1,7681.56
444Rushville2,7573,196-13.74%1,6691.65
445McLeansboro2,7242,880-5.42%9682.81
446El Paso2,7102,810-3.56%1,2642.14
447Fairmont2,6992,4599.76%1,9421.39
448Knoxville2,6922,906-7.36%1,1462.35
449Christopher2,6832,850-5.86%1,6541.62
450Lena2,6772,908-7.94%1,0102.65
451Hamilton2,6772,949-9.22%7523.56
452Preston Heights2,6512,5752.95%3,0860.86
453Ford Heights2,6442,775-4.72%1,3591.95
454Marquette Heights2,6092,820-7.48%2,6790.97
455Round Lake Heights2,6032,743-5.10%4,5270.57
456Pawnee2,5922,751-5.78%2,1041.23
457Casey2,5722,780-7.48%1,1962.15
458Trenton2,5502,718-6.18%1,5121.69
459Sheridan2,5062,13517.38%1,2571.99
460Diamond2,4922,537-1.77%1,3121.90
461Galva2,4562,583-4.92%8912.75
462Kenilworth2,4452,508-2.51%4,0210.61
463Altamont2,4352,3234.82%1,7181.42
464Carthage2,4332,607-6.67%9772.49
465Villa Grove2,4082,539-5.16%1,6041.50
466Davis Junction2,4082,3611.99%5734.20
467Fairmont City2,4052,627-8.45%3886.20
468Lake of the Woods2,4042,912-17.45%1,3921.73
469Wayne2,3872,447-2.45%4155.75
470Carrollton2,3702,485-4.63%1,2461.90
471Thornton2,3652,388-0.96%9962.38
472Ina2,2972,333-1.54%9552.40
473White Hall2,2892,521-9.20%8882.58
474Amboy2,2852,507-8.86%3596.37
475Bellevue2,2711,99913.61%1,0212.22
476Seneca2,2532,357-4.41%3476.50
477Fox Lake Hills2,2042,591-14.94%1,7591.25
478Elwood2,1942,281-3.81%16113.67
479Henry2,1872,462-11.17%1,2171.80
480Petersburg2,1842,328-6.19%1,3981.56
481Arthur2,1682,282-5.00%1,6491.31
482Farmington2,1552,443-11.79%1,4321.50
483Aviston2,1501,9878.20%1,3441.60
484Polo2,1432,341-8.46%1,6061.33
485Hodgkins2,1211,89911.69%7822.71
486Brighton2,0952,257-7.18%1,0911.92
487Tremont2,0902,246-6.95%2,2640.92
488Lewistown2,0742,384-13.00%1,0372
489Hinckley2,0662,070-0.19%2,4390.85
490Oakbrook Terrace2,0642,107-2.04%1,6291.27
491Nokomis2,0642,255-8.47%1,6261.27
492Cambridge2,0622,162-4.63%1,0361.99
493Mason City2,0612,340-11.92%2,0331.01
494Pecatonica2,0582,202-6.54%1,6261.27
495Lake Summerset2,0572,0480.44%1,0002.06
496Lexington2,0162,053-1.80%9852.05
497Oakwood Hills2,0122,077-3.13%1,8491.09
498Willowbrook2,0012,076-3.61%6003.33
499South Roxana1,9732,085-5.37%9182.15
500Elmwood1,9732,093-5.73%1,3871.42

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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