Latest Data (2017)
Population 62,316
Nationwide Rank 598

Quick Facts

Council Bluffs, Iowa is the 598th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Council Bluffs, Iowa is a city.

Council Bluffs, Iowa is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Council Bluffs had its largest population ever.

Council Bluffs, Iowa's growth is below average. 64% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Council Bluffs, Iowa Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
588 San Marcos, Texas 63,071 73.2%
589 Rowlett, Texas 62,868 39.3%
590 Lehi, Utah 62,712 218.6%
591 Coon Rapids, Minnesota 62,656 1.5%
592 Grand Junction, Colorado 62,475 36.8%
593 La Habra, California 62,466 5.0%
594 Waltham, Massachusetts 62,442 5.4%
595 Brentwood, California 62,433 152.4%
596 Ankeny, Iowa 62,416 126.2%
597 Springfield, Oregon 62,353 16.4%
598 Council Bluffs, Iowa 62,316 6.8%
599 Castle Rock, Colorado 62,276 197.6%
600 North Miami, Florida 62,225 4.1%
601 Hamilton, Ohio 62,092 2.4%
602 Noblesville, Indiana 61,882 105.8%
603 Moore, Oklahoma 61,523 49.0%
604 Burnsville, Minnesota 61,439 1.9%
605 National City, California 61,363 12.9%
606 Taylor, Michigan 61,276 -7.1%
607 Malden, Massachusetts 61,246 8.7%
608 Doral, Florida 61,130 189.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Iowa

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
298 Davenport 102,320 4.1%
410 Sioux City 82,514 -2.8%
464 Iowa City 75,798 20.5%
535 Waterloo 67,587 -1.7%
547 Ames 66,498 30.5%
559 West Des Moines 65,608 39.0%
596 Ankeny 62,416 126.2%
598 Council Bluffs 62,316 6.8%
648 Dubuque 58,276 1.0%
873 Urbandale 43,592 47.7%
918 Cedar Falls 41,570 14.8%
975 Marion 39,400 48.3%
1076 Bettendorf 35,813 14.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 62,316 598
2016 62,524 584
2015 62,597 575
2014 62,245 572
2013 61,969 565
2012 62,115 555
2011 62,482 544
2010 62,230 540
2009 60,391 553
2008 60,318 548
2007 59,944 542
2006 59,672 542
2005 59,453 533
2004 59,062 529
2003 58,341 530
2002 58,450 524
2001 58,291 517
2000 58,346 506
1990 54,773 459