Latest Data (2016)
Population 78,005
Nationwide Rank 433

Quick Facts

Bloomington, Illinois is the 433rd largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Bloomington, Illinois is a city.

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

Bloomington, Illinois's growth is about average. 44% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Bloomington, Illinois Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
423 Tustin, California 80,395 18.7%
424 Lynchburg, Virginia 80,212 22.8%
425 Lawrence, Massachusetts 80,209 11.1%
426 Deerfield Beach, Florida 79,764 7.1%
427 Brooklyn Park, Minnesota 79,707 17.9%
428 New Rochelle, New York 79,557 10.0%
429 Parma, Ohio 79,425 -7.1%
430 Alameda, California 78,906 8.8%
431 Chino Hills, California 78,822 17.0%
432 Springdale, Arkansas 78,557 64.1%
433 Bloomington, Illinois 78,005 18.7%
434 Bellflower, California 77,790 6.5%
435 Racine, Wisconsin 77,571 -5.2%
436 Milpitas, California 77,528 23.3%
437 Auburn, Washington 77,472 39.6%
438 Pharr, Texas 77,320 63.1%
439 Scranton, Pennsylvania 77,291 1.8%
440 Folsom, California 77,271 46.5%
441 Goodyear, Arizona 77,258 293.4%
442 Plymouth, Minnesota 77,216 16.9%
443 Fort Myers, Florida 77,146 48.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Illinois

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
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%
367 Waukegan 88,182 -0.1%
381 Champaign 86,637 22.9%
404 Cicero 82,992 -2.9%
433 Bloomington 78,005 18.7%
460 Arlington Heights 75,525 -1.2%
463 Evanston 74,895 1.0%
467 Bolingbrook 74,518 30.8%
468 Schaumburg 74,446 -1.1%
482 Decatur 72,706 -11.2%
513 Palatine 68,766 3.6%
566 Skokie 64,270 1.4%
638 Orland Park 58,862 14.4%
646 Des Plaines 58,141 1.8%
660 Tinley Park 56,831 15.4%
667 Oak Lawn 56,257 1.8%
672 Berwyn 55,748 3.3%
698 Normal 54,264 18.9%
700 Mount Prospect 54,171 -3.6%
708 Wheaton 53,389 -3.9%
739 Oak Park 51,774 -1.3%
740 Hoffman Estates 51,738 4.1%
764 Downers Grove 49,473 -0.4%
807 Glenview 47,475 9.9%
825 Elmhurst 46,387 7.6%
861 Lombard 43,815 2.7%
870 DeKalb 43,194 10.2%
877 Plainfield 42,933 212.3%
895 Moline 42,250 -3.8%
900 Urbana 42,014 11.0%
903 Belleville 41,906 -1.0%
917 Buffalo Grove 41,346 -4.4%
921 Bartlett 41,178 11.8%
932 Quincy 40,531 -0.3%
938 Crystal Lake 40,339 5.1%
941 Streamwood 40,166 9.6%
944 Carol Stream 40,069 -1.0%
955 Romeoville 39,706 79.7%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 78,005 433
2015 78,292 433
2014 78,730 420
2013 78,902 412
2012 77,733 417
2011 77,114 416
2010 76,610 415
2009 74,184 415
2008 73,199 416
2007 72,498 420
2006 71,486 424
2005 70,186 422
2004 69,652 425
2003 68,927 423
2002 67,758 430
2001 66,355 436
2000 65,685 436
1990 52,655 487