Chicago Population 2021

8,877,429
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Chicago's 2021 population is now estimated at 8,877,429. In 1950, the population of Chicago was 4,999,060. Chicago has grown by 12,420 since 2015, which represents a 0.14% annual change. These population estimates and projections come from the latest revision of the UN World Urbanization Prospects. These estimates represent the Urban agglomeration of Chicago, which typically includes Chicago's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Chicago Population 2021

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
20359,829,6320.81%79,404
20349,750,2280.83%80,466
20339,669,7620.85%81,420
20329,588,3420.86%82,154
20319,506,1880.88%82,517
20309,423,6710.88%82,243
20299,341,4280.87%80,945
20289,260,4830.85%78,148
20279,182,3350.81%73,473
20269,108,8620.74%66,698
20259,042,1640.64%57,938
20248,984,2260.53%47,443
20238,936,7830.40%35,710
20228,901,0730.27%23,644
20218,877,4290.14%12,420
20208,865,0090.04%3,369
20198,861,640-0.03%-2,636
20188,864,2760.36%31,470
20178,832,8060.36%31,358
20168,801,4480.36%31,247
20158,770,2010.36%31,093
20148,739,1080.36%30,983
20138,708,1250.36%30,831
20128,677,2940.36%30,806
20118,646,4880.36%30,654
20108,615,8340.36%30,546
20098,585,2880.36%30,396
20088,554,8920.36%30,371
20078,524,5210.36%30,222
20068,494,2990.36%30,115
20058,464,1840.36%29,967
20048,434,2170.36%29,943
20038,404,2740.36%29,797
20028,374,4770.36%29,689
20018,344,7880.36%29,544
20008,315,2441.01%83,481
19998,231,7631.23%100,070
19988,131,6931.23%98,856
19978,032,8371.23%97,519
19967,935,3181.23%96,600
19957,838,7181.23%95,293
19947,743,4251.23%94,135
19937,649,2901.23%92,864
19927,556,4261.23%91,987
19917,464,4391.23%90,744
19907,373,6950.45%32,939
19897,340,7560.19%13,929
19887,326,8270.19%13,941
19877,312,8860.19%13,896
19867,298,9900.19%13,869
19857,285,1210.19%13,823
19847,271,2980.19%13,836
19837,257,4620.19%13,790
19827,243,6720.19%13,764
19817,229,9080.19%13,718
19807,216,1900.16%11,726
19797,204,4640.15%11,030
19787,193,4340.15%11,013
19777,182,4210.15%10,982
19767,171,4390.15%10,994
19757,160,4450.15%10,963
19747,149,4820.15%10,946
19737,138,5360.15%10,914
19727,127,6220.15%10,927
19717,116,6950.15%10,896
19707,105,7991.11%78,170
19697,027,6291.43%99,137
19686,928,4921.43%98,005
19676,830,4871.43%96,488
19666,733,9991.43%95,125
19656,638,8741.43%93,652
19646,545,2221.43%92,585
19636,452,6371.43%91,150
19626,361,4871.43%89,862
19616,271,6251.43%88,472
19606,183,1531.99%120,444
19596,062,7092.17%128,566
19585,934,1432.17%125,840
19575,808,3032.16%123,003
19565,685,3002.17%120,727
19555,564,5732.17%118,002
19545,446,5712.17%115,500
19535,331,0712.16%112,897
19525,218,1742.17%110,807
19515,107,3672.17%108,307
19504,999,0600.00%

Chicago Population Data (Urban Area)

Name 2021 Population 2021 Growth
New York Newark18,822,5700.10%
Los Angeles Long Beach Santa Ana12,458,8880.10%
Chicago8,877,4290.14%
Houston6,490,7491.88%
Dallas Fort Worth6,396,5051.52%
Miami6,167,3580.74%
Atlanta5,911,2391.86%
Philadelphia5,733,5780.29%
Washington, D.c.5,378,3771.06%
Phoenix Mesa4,583,7521.60%
Boston4,314,8930.15%
Detroit3,530,467-0.48%
Seattle3,460,5610.80%
San Francisco Oakland3,313,351-0.01%
San Diego3,272,0930.65%
Minneapolis St Paul2,945,9020.68%
Tampa St Petersburg2,911,3761.19%
Denver Aurora2,862,4581.27%
Las Vegas2,771,8402.71%
Riverside San Bernardino2,513,9651.82%

Other Cities in United States

  1. World Urbanization Prospects - United Nations population estimates and projections of major Urban Agglomerations

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