Latest Data (2017)
Population 87,432
Nationwide Rank 379

Quick Facts

Champaign, Illinois is the 379th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Champaign, Illinois is a city.

Champaign, Illinois is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Champaign had its largest population ever.

Champaign, Illinois is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 62% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Champaign, Illinois Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
369 Newton, Massachusetts 88,994 6.2%
370 Kirkland, Washington 88,630 96.8%
371 Sugar Land, Texas 88,485 36.3%
372 Reading, Pennsylvania 88,423 8.7%
373 Nashua, New Hampshire 88,341 1.7%
374 Fort Smith, Arkansas 88,037 9.0%
375 Citrus Heights, California 87,931 2.9%
376 Hawthorne, California 87,854 4.3%
377 Waukegan, Illinois 87,729 -0.7%
378 O'Fallon, Missouri 87,597 72.0%
379 Champaign, Illinois 87,432 24.0%
380 Ogden, Utah 87,031 12.2%
381 Whittier, California 86,838 3.5%
382 Redwood City, California 86,685 14.8%
383 Mount Pleasant, South Carolina 86,668 77.3%
384 Clifton, New Jersey 86,607 9.5%
385 Palm Coast, Florida 86,516 160.6%
386 Newport Beach, California 86,160 9.0%
387 Duluth, Minnesota 86,066 -0.1%
388 Bloomington, Minnesota 85,866 0.8%
389 Alhambra, California 85,396 0.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In Illinois

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
175 Joliet 148,462 37.1%
176 Naperville 147,682 14.1%
177 Rockford 147,051 -3.1%
247 Springfield 114,868 2.3%
256 Peoria 112,883 -0.1%
258 Elgin 112,456 18.4%
377 Waukegan 87,729 -0.7%
379 Champaign 87,432 24.0%
409 Cicero 82,552 -3.4%
443 Bloomington 77,934 18.6%
467 Arlington Heights 75,634 -1.1%
469 Bolingbrook 75,201 32.0%
471 Evanston 74,756 0.8%
478 Schaumburg 74,184 -1.4%
492 Decatur 72,174 -11.8%
521 Palatine 68,644 3.4%
575 Skokie 63,978 0.9%
646 Orland Park 58,765 14.2%
649 Des Plaines 58,193 1.9%
665 Tinley Park 56,668 15.0%
675 Oak Lawn 56,087 1.5%
681 Berwyn 55,550 2.9%
705 Normal 54,284 18.9%
714 Mount Prospect 53,930 -4.0%
724 Wheaton 53,373 -3.9%
739 Oak Park 52,261 -0.4%
747 Hoffman Estates 51,567 3.7%
773 Downers Grove 49,540 -0.2%
813 Glenview 47,659 10.4%
830 Elmhurst 46,662 8.3%
871 Plainfield 43,926 219.5%
872 Lombard 43,745 2.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 87,432 379
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