Latest Data (2017)
Population 6,964
Nationwide Rank 3919

Quick Facts

Benton, Illinois is the 3,919th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Benton, Illinois is a city.

Benton, Illinois is currently 3.9% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Benton, Illinois's growth is below average. 65% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Benton, Illinois Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
3909 Fayetteville, Tennessee 6,993 -0.4%
3910 Mountainside, New Jersey 6,982 5.7%
3911 Clinton, Illinois 6,981 -6.8%
3912 Delphos, Ohio 6,972 -1.3%
3913 Mount Carmel, Illinois 6,972 -12.6%
3914 Savannah, Tennessee 6,970 -0.7%
3915 Ocean City, Maryland 6,969 -3.0%
3916 Heber Springs, Arkansas 6,967 6.2%
3917 Sturtevant, Wisconsin 6,967 30.7%
3918 Franklin, Louisiana 6,965 -16.1%
3919 Benton, Illinois 6,964 0.5%
3920 Huntingdon, Pennsylvania 6,964 0.6%
3921 Amory, Mississippi 6,958 -8.3%
3922 Archbald, Pennsylvania 6,954 11.8%
3923 Cottage Grove, Wisconsin 6,939 69.7%
3924 Treasure Island, Florida 6,938 -7.0%
3925 Perry, Florida 6,937 1.5%
3926 Black Jack, Missouri 6,927 0.9%
3927 Osceola, Arkansas 6,926 -22.0%
3928 Huron, Ohio 6,923 -12.7%
3929 Nibley, Utah 6,917 230.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Illinois

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2400 Canton 13,865 -9.4%
2402 Hazel Crest 13,837 -6.6%
2406 Lincoln 13,816 -10.0%
2408 Wood Dale 13,798 1.4%
2420 Wauconda 13,737 42.2%
2455 Swansea 13,518 22.9%
2456 Richton Park 13,505 7.4%
2461 Western Springs 13,479 7.3%
2467 La Grange Park 13,433 1.1%
2472 Riverdale 13,352 -11.1%
2481 Warrenville 13,269 -0.6%
2502 Streator 13,135 -7.3%
2510 Shiloh 13,090 50.4%
2523 Glen Carbon 12,985 22.3%
2542 Herrin 12,880 12.2%
2550 Justice 12,836 5.2%
2555 Channahon 12,805 61.3%
2563 Rantoul 12,769 -1.2%
2586 Chatham 12,624 45.4%
2590 Effingham 12,589 1.6%
2595 Markham 12,538 -1.5%
2604 Lincolnwood 12,483 1.0%
2606 Winnetka 12,480 0.0%
2607 Kewanee 12,473 -3.8%
2613 Centralia 12,452 -13.4%
2620 Palos Heights 12,403 9.5%
2630 Northlake 12,364 4.0%
2719 Pontiac 11,809 -1.2%
2751 Schiller Park 11,640 -1.0%
2761 Plano 11,588 102.8%
2807 Minooka 11,307 175.3%
2810 Campton Hills 11,282 23.0%
2813 Summit 11,278 6.0%
2842 River Forest 11,132 -4.2%
2882 Crestwood 10,846 -3.6%
2886 Burr Ridge 10,818 0.4%
2917 Worth 10,661 -3.4%
2920 Taylorville 10,650 -15.8%
2934 Lyons 10,585 3.3%
2942 Fox Lake 10,554 14.3%
2951 Roscoe 10,505 65.4%
2964 Sauk Village 10,452 0.3%
2989 Waterloo 10,355 26.4%
3005 Barrington 10,297 1.0%
3012 Columbia 10,274 28.5%
3014 Wood River 10,263 -9.1%
3029 Troy 10,176 18.9%
3046 River Grove 10,093 -5.2%
3102 Peru 9,834 -0.1%
3105 Highland 9,830 15.1%
3106 Sugar Grove 9,830 139.5%
3130 Winfield 9,685 9.5%
3176 Itasca 9,416 12.6%
3179 Steger 9,411 -3.0%
3193 Flossmoor 9,332 -0.1%
3194 Bethalto 9,327 -2.5%
3205 Lynwood 9,279 16.0%
3224 Harvard 9,180 12.7%
3232 Rochelle 9,159 -5.3%
3241 LaSalle 9,120 -7.8%
3246 Monmouth 9,091 -7.3%
3258 Manteno 9,021 37.8%
3280 Olney 8,942 1.9%
3290 Rock Falls 8,911 -7.1%
3294 Glencoe 8,900 1.8%
3299 Glenwood 8,880 -1.5%
3342 Riverside 8,742 -1.5%
3343 Harrisburg 8,737 -11.3%
3353 Lake Villa 8,716 40.8%
3354 Clarendon Hills 8,712 10.8%
3401 Willowbrook 8,521 -5.8%
3402 Chester 8,514 1.1%
3403 Harwood Heights 8,505 2.4%
3404 Mahomet 8,505 69.4%
3433 Hawthorn Woods 8,412 36.8%
3464 Paris 8,322 -9.6%
3490 Savoy 8,272 83.5%
3492 Jerseyville 8,265 3.2%
3520 Crete 8,165 4.3%
3522 Pingree Grove 8,165 4266.3%
3549 Island Lake 8,116 -0.9%
3556 Oak Brook 8,077 -6.6%
3557 Gilberts 8,073 525.8%
3564 Hillside 8,043 -1.2%
3568 Long Grove 8,026 17.8%
3576 Mascoutah 8,010 38.9%
3594 West Frankfort 7,953 -3.4%
3608 Maryville 7,900 60.7%
3652 Broadview 7,781 -5.7%
3657 Manhattan 7,776 127.7%
3660 Calumet Park 7,757 -8.8%
3676 Round Lake Park 7,704 27.1%
3686 South Beloit 7,673 41.0%
3718 Princeton 7,583 0.8%
3722 Silvis 7,571 4.1%
3723 Murphysboro 7,568 -12.9%
3739 Park City 7,513 12.7%
3740 Inverness 7,508 7.2%
3744 Marengo 7,496 16.7%
3755 Rockton 7,473 36.6%
3760 Robinson 7,453 9.7%
3775 Sandwich 7,387 12.2%
3791 West Dundee 7,352 29.8%
3796 Lincolnshire 7,336 19.3%
3852 Salem 7,173 -9.1%
3859 Orland Hills 7,152 5.1%
3879 Mendota 7,099 -2.4%
3901 Vandalia 7,012 0.3%
3904 University Park 7,006 3.9%
3911 Clinton 6,981 -6.8%
3913 Mount Carmel 6,972 -12.6%
3919 Benton 6,964 0.5%
3970 Litchfield 6,793 -2.5%
3982 Greenville 6,761 -3.8%
3989 Winthrop Harbor 6,745 0.0%
4010 Stickney 6,694 9.0%
4058 North Riverside 6,564 -1.7%
4069 Geneseo 6,533 0.4%
4141 Hampshire 6,347 112.4%
4152 Johnsburg 6,317 16.0%
4169 Bartonville 6,250 -1.1%
4177 Braidwood 6,219 18.0%
4197 Chillicothe 6,145 2.8%
4204 Metropolis 6,133 -6.6%
4216 East Alton 6,100 -10.5%
4241 Lakemoor 6,048 106.3%
4248 Hillsboro 6,037 -5.1%
4272 Countryside 5,964 -1.7%
4300 Posen 5,914 24.8%
4326 Elburn 5,863 106.8%
4328 Peoria Heights 5,858 -11.2%
4338 Carterville 5,827 23.9%
4341 Mount Zion 5,820 19.2%
4344 Du Quoin 5,810 -10.0%
4376 Spring Grove 5,725 43.0%
4388 Wilmington 5,691 4642.5%
4399 Pontoon Beach 5,664 -1.5%
4400 Lake Bluff 5,662 -6.7%
4416 Willow Springs 5,643 9.4%
4429 Beardstown 5,581 -3.6%
4442 Monticello 5,555 8.0%
4444 Carlinville 5,550 -8.1%
4461 Pana 5,522 -7.0%
4477 Robbins 5,486 -17.2%
4482 Northfield 5,470 -1.6%
4484 Volo 5,462 2525.9%
4515 Pinckneyville 5,392 -1.6%
4528 Coal City 5,369 10.5%
4546 Eureka 5,334 6.1%
4550 Highwood 5,325 -2.7%
4596 Spring Valley 5,239 -3.7%
4605 Genoa 5,220 22.9%
4616 Creve Coeur 5,194 -4.4%
4640 Colona 5,133 -1.6%
4642 Berkeley 5,130 -2.0%
4649 Monee 5,119 67.9%
4656 Hoopeston 5,112 -14.5%
4672 Poplar Grove 5,093 172.3%
4691 Milan 5,061 -5.6%
4709 Fairfield 5,029 -6.9%
4718 Centreville 5,012 -15.6%
4729 Staunton 4,985 -3.0%
4732 South Barrington 4,981 31.6%
4738 Carmi 4,971 -8.0%
4769 Watseka 4,919 -13.2%
4779 Lake Barrington 4,905 2.7%
4784 Marseilles 4,899 4.6%
4788 Stone Park 4,892 -4.4%
4796 Olympia Fields 4,884 3.1%
4797 Flora 4,882 -3.4%
4829 Palos Park 4,826 -0.7%
4886 Auburn 4,710 5.9%
4898 Sherman 4,701 61.8%
4919 Fox River Grove 4,658 -6.8%
4972 West Peoria 4,566 -3.8%
4977 Shelbyville 4,557 -8.0%
5023 Breese 4,486 9.6%
5029 Beecher 4,472 110.1%
5039 Sullivan 4,458 2.2%
5066 Pittsfield 4,419 -4.5%
5069 Lebanon 4,417 24.3%
5078 Tuscola 4,409 -1.6%
5081 Lawrenceville 4,406 -6.7%
5124 Sparta 4,341 -5.1%
5126 Cortland 4,336 103.1%
5172 Hometown 4,274 -4.1%
5182 Freeburg 4,262 4.2%
5212 Barrington Hills 4,219 6.5%
5214 Paxton 4,218 -8.0%
5230 Anna 4,187 -18.6%
5248 Burnham 4,159 -0.2%
5255 Peotone 4,152 21.6%
5256 Rosemont 4,151 -1.6%
5304 South Chicago Heights 4,085 3.0%
5314 Morrison 4,071 -9.1%
5317 Caseyville 4,066 -6.6%
5333 Kildeer 4,041 13.7%
5336 Dwight 4,038 -7.7%
5370 Eldorado 3,994 -11.6%
5400 St. Joseph 3,959 32.8%
5417 Washington Park 3,933 -33.6%
5420 Lakewood 3,928 65.0%
5435 Wonder Lake 3,905 35.0%
5458 Dupo 3,878 -1.4%
5463 Millstadt 3,873 30.9%
5470 Green Oaks 3,862 6.7%
5473 Marshall 3,860 -1.3%
5501 Madison 3,823 -15.7%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 6,964 3,919
2016 6,990 3,896
2015 7,041 3,858
2014 7,016 3,850
2013 7,054 3,813
2012 7,070 3,789
2011 7,095 3,766
2010 7,087 3,759
2009 6,910 3,773
2008 6,904 3,760
2007 6,885 3,747
2006 6,897 3,713
2005 6,912 3,683
2004 6,892 3,664
2003 6,832 3,668
2002 6,840 3,637
2001 6,860 3,610
2000 6,925 3,565
1990 7,249 3,162