Latest Data (2016)
Population 62,524
Nationwide Rank 584

Quick Facts

Council Bluffs, Iowa is the 584th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Council Bluffs, Iowa is a city.

Council Bluffs, Iowa is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Council Bluffs had its largest population ever.

Council Bluffs, Iowa's growth is below average. 62% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Council Bluffs, Iowa Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
574 Lorain, Ohio 63,730 -7.2%
575 Pico Rivera, California 63,635 0.2%
576 Montebello, California 63,335 1.7%
577 Encinitas, California 63,131 8.5%
578 Auburn, Alabama 63,118 36.1%
579 Waltham, Massachusetts 63,002 6.3%
580 Blaine, Minnesota 62,892 38.3%
581 Haverhill, Massachusetts 62,873 6.3%
582 Rocklin, California 62,787 68.5%
583 Tulare, California 62,779 36.8%
584 Council Bluffs, Iowa 62,524 7.1%
585 Redmond, Washington 62,458 36.8%
586 Coon Rapids, Minnesota 62,359 1.0%
587 North Miami, Florida 62,139 3.9%
588 Hamilton, Ohio 62,127 2.5%
589 Rowlett, Texas 61,999 37.4%
590 San Marcos, Texas 61,980 70.2%
591 Lakeville, Minnesota 61,938 42.0%
592 Springfield, Oregon 61,893 15.6%
593 Grand Junction, Colorado 61,881 35.5%
594 La Habra, California 61,664 3.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In Iowa

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
296 Davenport 102,612 4.4%
406 Sioux City 82,872 -2.4%
470 Iowa City 74,398 18.3%
521 Waterloo 67,934 -1.2%
546 Ames 66,191 29.9%
561 West Des Moines 64,560 36.8%
584 Council Bluffs 62,524 7.1%
639 Ankeny 58,627 112.5%
642 Dubuque 58,531 1.4%
873 Urbandale 43,018 45.8%
914 Cedar Falls 41,390 14.3%
988 Marion 38,480 44.8%
1071 Bettendorf 35,727 14.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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