Latest Data (2016)
Population 201,110
Nationwide Rank 111

Quick Facts

Aurora, Illinois is the 111th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Aurora, Illinois is a city.

Aurora, Illinois is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Aurora had its largest population ever.

Aurora, Illinois is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 82% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Aurora, Illinois Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
101 Spokane, Washington 215,973 9.6%
102 Des Moines, Iowa 215,472 7.9%
103 Modesto, California 212,175 11.5%
104 Birmingham, Alabama 212,157 -12.3%
105 Tacoma, Washington 211,277 8.9%
106 Fontana, California 209,665 42.8%
107 Rochester, New York 208,880 -4.8%
108 Oxnard, California 207,906 21.1%
109 Moreno Valley, California 205,499 43.4%
110 Fayetteville, North Carolina 204,759 2.6%
111 Aurora, Illinois 201,110 39.1%
112 Glendale, California 200,831 2.8%
113 Yonkers, New York 200,807 2.3%
114 Huntington Beach, California 200,652 5.6%
115 Montgomery, Alabama 200,022 -0.8%
116 Amarillo, Texas 199,582 14.6%
117 Little Rock, Arkansas 198,541 8.2%
118 Akron, Ohio 197,633 -8.8%
119 Columbus, Georgia 197,485 5.8%
120 Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia 197,081 1.0%
121 Grand Rapids, Michigan 196,445 -0.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Illinois

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
111 Aurora 201,110 39.1%
174 Joliet 148,262 36.9%
175 Rockford 147,651 -2.7%
177 Naperville 147,122 13.7%
241 Springfield 115,715 3.0%
244 Peoria 114,265 1.0%
256 Elgin 112,123 18.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 201,110 111
2015 200,661 114
2014 200,456 115
2013 199,963 114
2012 199,932 112
2011 199,300 112
2010 197,899 111
2009 172,950 134
2008 170,765 138
2007 169,010 138
2006 167,372 139
2005 165,787 137
2004 164,750 133
2003 160,931 137
2002 155,952 137
2001 150,159 142
2000 144,476 148
1990 100,279 202