Latest Data (2016)
Population 86,637
Nationwide Rank 381

Quick Facts

Champaign, Illinois is the 381st largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Champaign, Illinois is a city.

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

Champaign, Illinois is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 64% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Champaign, Illinois Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
371 Nashua, New Hampshire 87,882 1.2%
372 Chino, California 87,776 25.3%
373 Kirkland, Washington 87,701 94.7%
374 Edinburg, Texas 87,650 79.1%
375 Reading, Pennsylvania 87,575 7.7%
376 Bellingham, Washington 87,574 29.1%
377 Citrus Heights, California 87,432 2.4%
378 Whittier, California 86,883 3.6%
379 Ogden, Utah 86,701 11.8%
380 Newport Beach, California 86,688 9.6%
381 Champaign, Illinois 86,637 22.9%
382 Duluth, Minnesota 86,293 0.0%
383 O'Fallon, Missouri 86,274 69.4%
384 Clifton, New Jersey 85,845 8.5%
385 Alhambra, California 85,474 0.3%
386 Bloomington, Minnesota 85,319 0.2%
387 Palm Coast, Florida 85,109 156.4%
388 Danbury, Connecticut 84,992 13.1%
389 Hoover, Alabama 84,978 34.0%
390 Redwood City, California 84,950 12.5%
391 Bloomington, Indiana 84,465 18.8%

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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 86,637 381
2015 86,096 380
2014 84,513 381
2013 83,424 385
2012 82,517 380
2011 81,856 380
2010 81,055 379
2009 80,286 378
2008 79,341 380
2007 78,733 375
2006 77,292 382
2005 74,870 394
2004 74,199 391
2003 73,670 392
2002 72,250 397
2001 71,143 398
2000 70,468 399
1990 64,399 370