Latest Data (2017)
Population 1,911
Nationwide Rank 7775

Quick Facts

Athens, Illinois is the 7,775th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Athens, Illinois is a city.

Athens, Illinois is currently 3.9% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Athens, Illinois is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 75% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
7765 Albion, Illinois 1,918 -0.9%
7766 Roman Forest, Texas 1,917 40.9%
7767 Carterville, Missouri 1,916 3.2%
7768 Tennille, Georgia 1,915 27.5%
7769 Wadley, Georgia 1,915 -8.0%
7770 Mart, Texas 1,914 -15.8%
7771 Mill City, Oregon 1,914 22.4%
7772 Whitesburg, Kentucky 1,914 19.4%
7773 Dora, Alabama 1,913 -20.6%
7774 Florala, Alabama 1,913 -2.0%
7775 Athens, Illinois 1,911 10.1%
7776 Bernie, Missouri 1,911 6.7%
7777 New Johnsonville, Tennessee 1,910 0.3%
7778 Spencer, Wisconsin 1,910 -0.9%
7779 Cave City, Arkansas 1,909 -2.1%
7780 Gate City, Virginia 1,907 -12.8%
7781 Arkoma, Oklahoma 1,906 -12.5%
7782 Richwood, West Virginia 1,906 -22.8%
7783 Sunray, Texas 1,906 -2.1%
7784 Liberty Hill, Texas 1,905 48.0%
7785 Mount Pleasant, North Carolina 1,904 31.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Illinois

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
5506 Smithton 3,813 60.0%
5528 Indian Head Park 3,787 2.8%
5538 Coal Valley 3,775 4.1%
5567 Metamora 3,732 36.4%
5570 Rochester 3,729 29.0%
5583 Wadsworth 3,707 9.6%
5614 Deer Park 3,658 16.4%
5626 Dixmoor 3,646 -7.3%
5630 Hainesville 3,645 69.2%
5641 Riverwoods 3,626 -5.9%
5656 Byron 3,608 18.7%
5667 Oglesby 3,598 -1.1%
5669 Fairbury 3,596 -9.5%
5714 Le Roy 3,544 6.0%
5723 Forsyth 3,529 43.4%
5724 Red Bud 3,529 2.6%
5730 Oregon 3,518 -13.4%
5762 Aledo 3,477 -3.6%
5778 Germantown Hills 3,460 51.2%
5782 Johnston City 3,454 -2.5%
5786 Tolono 3,449 27.0%
5796 Riverton 3,431 10.6%
5856 Virden 3,366 -3.4%
5907 Sleepy Hollow 3,313 -7.1%
5908 Fulton 3,312 -14.7%
5913 Gibson City 3,307 -2.1%
5934 Georgetown 3,290 -9.1%
5941 New Baden 3,280 8.9%
5998 Galena 3,225 -6.8%
6021 East Dundee 3,192 6.8%
6023 Carlyle 3,189 -6.3%
6053 South Jacksonville 3,165 -8.8%
6058 Sumner 3,160 210.1%
6065 Momence 3,149 -0.1%
6073 Gillespie 3,142 -7.5%
6096 Abingdon 3,125 -13.2%
6154 Cherry Valley 3,078 37.8%
6158 Havana 3,076 -13.8%
6180 Nashville 3,057 -2.8%
6191 Westville 3,039 -4.0%
6226 North Barrington 2,997 0.9%
6235 Winnebago 2,989 0.4%
6259 Rushville 2,968 -7.7%
6283 Bushnell 2,940 -9.5%
6340 Heyworth 2,885 16.9%
6345 Arcola 2,882 1.3%
6368 Newton 2,854 -6.5%
6372 Savanna 2,847 -19.5%
6396 Mount Morris 2,826 -7.1%
6428 Knoxville 2,795 -11.8%
6433 McLeansboro 2,786 -5.3%
6460 Hamilton 2,768 -8.4%
6479 El Paso 2,754 0.5%
6487 Lena 2,750 -5.0%
6514 Ford Heights 2,731 -20.6%
6515 Christopher 2,730 -3.9%
6538 Sheridan 2,712 12.4%
6557 Round Lake Heights 2,696 96.9%
6567 Marquette Heights 2,688 -3.8%
6589 Pawnee 2,676 1.3%
6605 Casey 2,664 -9.3%
6654 Trenton 2,619 -0.1%
6691 Tilton 2,584 -21.2%
6772 Kenilworth 2,520 1.1%
6780 Diamond 2,508 77.8%
6788 Galva 2,503 -10.5%
6811 Fairmont City 2,486 2.0%
6815 Carthage 2,483 -8.6%
6844 Villa Grove 2,466 -3.2%
6866 Thornton 2,448 -5.0%
6879 Carrollton 2,441 -6.0%
6881 Wayne 2,439 12.6%
6968 White Hall 2,372 -9.7%
7007 Ina 2,347 -4.5%
7009 Amboy 2,344 -10.7%
7086 Davis Junction 2,297 141.2%
7119 Cairo 2,281 -37.0%
7120 Altamont 2,280 -0.1%
7121 Farmington 2,280 -12.2%
7131 Henry 2,273 -10.2%
7140 Seneca 2,268 10.5%
7145 Elwood 2,265 36.8%
7159 Arthur 2,253 1.3%
7206 Petersburg 2,218 -3.3%
7210 Polo 2,213 -10.6%
7221 Lewistown 2,207 -12.3%
7259 Mason City 2,181 -14.7%
7291 Oakbrook Terrace 2,161 -4.9%
7304 Brighton 2,151 -2.0%
7322 Tremont 2,141 5.7%
7324 Nokomis 2,140 -10.2%
7393 Pecatonica 2,102 4.5%
7399 Cambridge 2,099 -3.6%
7403 Aviston 2,098 65.8%
7486 Elmwood 2,059 6.2%
7487 Oakwood Hills 2,058 -6.6%
7506 Hinckley 2,048 2.9%
7511 Lexington 2,047 4.1%
7561 Roanoke 2,019 1.3%
7570 Girard 2,015 -10.2%
7573 Carbon Cliff 2,013 19.7%
7586 Minonk 2,006 -7.5%
7640 South Roxana 1,978 4.8%
7642 Farmer City 1,977 -3.7%
7647 Mount Olive 1,974 -8.9%
7648 Prophetstown 1,974 -2.2%
7660 Catlin 1,968 -6.2%
7669 Bellevue 1,962 3.9%
7670 Fisher 1,961 18.8%
7682 Steeleville 1,955 -5.8%
7698 Phoenix 1,948 -9.6%
7704 Rockdale 1,945 3.0%
7721 Alorton 1,938 -29.4%
7755 Mount Sterling 1,922 -7.5%
7756 New Athens 1,922 -3.0%
7761 Mackinaw 1,920 21.8%
7762 Richmond 1,920 64.8%
7765 Albion 1,918 -0.9%
7775 Athens 1,911 10.1%
7795 Hodgkins 1,897 -11.1%
7801 Venice 1,895 -24.9%
7819 Sesser 1,890 -10.9%
7831 Merrionette Park 1,882 -6.0%
7834 Somonauk 1,881 30.5%
7854 Prairie Grove 1,870 81.0%
7918 Marissa 1,839 -14.0%
7946 Hudson 1,825 20.2%
7961 Orion 1,816 5.8%
7967 Hampton 1,814 11.2%
8042 Lacon 1,781 -9.8%
8124 Stockton 1,746 -9.9%
8136 Zeigler 1,742 4.5%
8137 Bridgeport 1,741 -19.4%
8154 Chenoa 1,735 -6.0%
8169 Maroa 1,730 2.9%
8177 Moweaqua 1,726 -10.8%
8185 Jonesboro 1,723 -6.2%
8186 Kirkland 1,723 46.8%
8193 De Pue 1,719 -6.4%
8222 Roodhouse 1,706 -22.9%
8231 Gilman 1,702 -5.0%
8246 Princeville 1,696 2.2%
8257 Bunker Hill 1,691 -6.4%
8268 Vienna 1,687 33.3%
8275 Bement 1,684 -5.4%
8363 Port Byron 1,639 6.3%
8390 Atlanta 1,629 -1.2%
8401 Neoga 1,625 -12.3%
8409 Delavan 1,621 -11.2%
8430 Earlville 1,610 -10.5%
8444 Jerome 1,607 14.0%
8448 East Dubuque 1,606 -19.5%
8452 Mount Carroll 1,604 -12.2%
8460 Southern View 1,599 -10.6%
8461 Carrier Mills 1,598 -15.0%
8466 Grayville 1,596 -8.2%
8486 Teutopolis 1,588 1.5%
8503 Bannockburn 1,579 10.1%
8577 North Pekin 1,547 -3.3%
8586 De Soto 1,541 -6.5%
8588 Limestone 1,541 -5.1%
8605 Oakwood 1,532 2.0%
8612 Erie 1,529 -3.6%
8616 East Hazel Crest 1,527 -4.9%
8623 Herscher 1,525 -0.5%
8624 Manito 1,525 -11.9%
8662 Warsaw 1,508 -15.6%
8701 Port Barrington 1,498 72.7%
8702 Waterman 1,498 20.6%
8712 Mount Pulaski 1,494 -11.9%
8713 Williamsville 1,494 4.1%
8721 Greenup 1,490 -3.3%
8726 Leland Grove 1,488 -5.8%
8749 Winchester 1,480 -10.7%
8757 Virginia 1,476 -14.4%
8781 Roxana 1,465 -8.9%
8830 Benld 1,450 -5.7%
8867 Dunlap 1,434 48.9%
8869 Philo 1,434 8.3%
8911 Gridley 1,416 -0.2%
8924 Crainville 1,411 29.3%
8927 Kincaid 1,410 -2.3%
8950 Grandview 1,405 -8.2%
8961 Gardner 1,401 -2.4%
8967 Durand 1,400 29.7%
8996 Oblong 1,391 -11.7%
9016 St. Elmo 1,384 -4.6%
9039 Okawville 1,376 1.4%
9069 Hartford 1,367 -11.3%
9089 Forreston 1,362 -7.6%
9090 Clifton 1,361 3.4%
9100 Capron 1,355 21.3%
9104 Lanark 1,354 -14.5%
9131 North Utica 1,344 37.8%
9141 Cerro Gordo 1,339 -6.8%
9147 Walnut 1,335 -8.4%
9154 New Berlin 1,332 28.2%
9157 Warren 1,332 -10.7%
9175 Maple Park 1,325 68.5%
9182 Granville 1,319 -6.4%
9188 Colchester 1,317 -11.9%
9219 Harristown 1,307 -2.4%
9244 Toluca 1,301 -2.6%
9269 Palestine 1,295 -5.6%
9270 Wyoming 1,295 -9.8%
9298 Long Creek 1,288 -8.1%
9301 Onarga 1,287 -10.3%
9323 Cambria 1,280 -3.9%
9330 Germantown 1,279 7.0%
9337 Oquawka 1,277 -16.9%
9341 Bethany 1,275 -1.2%
9370 Barry 1,263 -7.3%
9384 Grant Park 1,260 -9.6%
9391 Rossville 1,257 3.7%
9397 Valmeyer 1,256 103.8%
9417 Tower Lakes 1,250 -6.2%
9429 Chrisman 1,246 -5.0%
9438 Hillcrest 1,243 6.6%
9473 St. Jacob 1,230 27.1%
9474 Waverly 1,230 -8.4%
9503 Sandoval 1,221 -14.8%
9508 Toledo 1,220 4.0%
9509 Ashland 1,219 -10.3%
9512 Hanna City 1,218 20.9%
9515 Ladd 1,218 -6.9%
9536 Norris City 1,211 14.4%
9542 Sidney 1,210 12.8%
9551 Milford 1,208 -12.0%
9565 Minier 1,203 -3.6%
9576 Hebron 1,200 5.4%
9590 Cuba 1,197 -15.5%
9602 St. Anne 1,193 -1.5%
9633 Atwood 1,182 -9.8%
9647 Andalusia 1,177 9.0%
9652 Toulon 1,177 -14.5%
9666 Homer 1,171 -2.3%
9669 Third Lake 1,171 -14.0%
9672 Kingston 1,170 19.3%
9673 La Harpe 1,170 -15.4%
9700 Griggsville 1,163 -7.4%
9711 Malta 1,160 18.9%
9715 Forrest 1,159 -5.1%
9727 Albers 1,157 34.2%
9738 Big Rock 1,155 25.8%
9743 Windsor 1,154 60.5%
9781 Warrensburg 1,142 -11.2%
9808 Wamac 1,135 -17.3%
9811 Central City 1,132 -17.6%
9818 Divernon 1,130 -5.8%
9819 Energy 1,130 -3.5%
9824 Chatsworth 1,128 -11.6%
9829 Shawneetown 1,128 -19.7%
9833 Royalton 1,126 -0.4%
9862 Martinsville 1,119 -8.5%
9873 Macon 1,116 -7.6%
9876 Danvers 1,115 -5.6%
9892 Thomasboro 1,110 -10.0%
9904 South Pekin 1,104 -4.8%
9907 Camp Point 1,103 -11.9%
9911 Bull Valley 1,102 8.8%
9917 Louisville 1,102 -13.9%
9918 Cobden 1,101 -1.0%
9930 Washburn 1,098 -4.4%
9942 Blue Mound 1,095 -2.6%
9952 Assumption 1,093 -13.1%
9981 Gifford 1,083 28.3%
9999 Nauvoo 1,077 -0.2%
10020 Astoria 1,070 -10.2%
10028 Flanagan 1,069 -1.2%
10029 Lovington 1,069 -12.5%
10064 Goreville 1,061 12.3%
10088 Rosiclare 1,054 -13.5%
10089 Stillman Valley 1,054 0.4%
10134 Lily Lake 1,041 24.2%
10163 Edinburg 1,032 -9.3%
10166 Odin 1,032 -8.1%
10175 Newark 1,030 16.3%
10179 Worden 1,030 12.0%
10188 Colfax 1,026 3.4%
10207 Wayne City 1,021 -6.7%
10220 Morrisonville 1,016 -4.7%
10225 Ramsey 1,015 -3.8%
10231 McCullom Lake 1,014 -2.2%
10266 Beckemeyer 1,006 -5.8%
10281 Greenfield 1,004 -14.6%
10286 Payson 1,003 -5.9%
10328 Chebanse 994 -13.4%
10354 Sheldon 988 -19.7%
10357 Meredosia 987 -5.0%
10358 Odell 987 -2.4%
10381 Glasford 981 -8.4%
10382 Goodfield 981 40.7%
10409 Downs 974 25.1%
10428 Mazon 971 7.2%
10449 Wenona 968 -8.2%
10461 Milledgeville 966 -4.3%
10463 Rapids City 966 1.2%
10501 Franklin Grove 957 -9.9%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 1,911 7,775
2016 1,950 7,705
2015 1,938 7,718
2014 1,960 7,671
2013 1,966 7,646
2012 1,983 7,597
2011 1,988 7,583
2010 1,988 7,582
2009 1,778 7,938
2008 1,796 7,885
2007 1,797 7,872
2006 1,774 7,908
2005 1,756 7,926
2004 1,779 7,884
2003 1,767 7,902
2002 1,766 7,890
2001 1,748 7,917
2000 1,735 7,947
1990 1,478 8,130