Latest Data (2018)
Population 40,036
Nationwide Rank 968

Quick Facts

Crystal Lake, Illinois is the 968th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Crystal Lake, Illinois is a city.

Crystal Lake, Illinois is currently 1.7% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Crystal Lake, Illinois's growth is below average. 74% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Crystal Lake, Illinois Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
958 Covington, Kentucky 40,366 -6.0%
959 Holyoke, Massachusetts 40,358 1.1%
960 San Gabriel, California 40,335 1.1%
961 Farmers Branch, Texas 40,209 46.2%
962 Hagerstown, Maryland 40,205 9.3%
963 Friendswood, Texas 40,181 37.5%
964 Chelsea, Massachusetts 40,160 14.3%
965 Calexico, California 40,139 46.8%
966 Los Banos, California 40,074 52.2%
967 Quincy, Illinois 40,042 -1.5%
968 Crystal Lake, Illinois 40,036 4.4%
969 Royal Palm Beach, Florida 40,018 82.1%
970 Marion, Iowa 39,979 50.4%
971 Spanish Fork, Utah 39,961 92.6%
972 Hallandale Beach, Florida 39,940 16.2%
973 Delaware, Ohio 39,930 54.2%
974 La Puente, California 39,908 -2.9%
975 Cape Girardeau, Missouri 39,853 12.3%
976 Marlborough, Massachusetts 39,825 8.7%
977 Newnan, Georgia 39,784 141.5%
978 Hollister, California 39,749 14.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Illinois

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
447 Bloomington 77,962 18.6%
472 Arlington Heights 75,249 -1.6%
473 Bolingbrook 75,178 31.9%
485 Evanston 74,106 0.0%
489 Schaumburg 73,509 -2.3%
507 Decatur 71,290 -12.9%
535 Palatine 68,053 2.5%
594 Skokie 63,280 -0.1%
642 Des Plaines 58,959 3.2%
652 Orland Park 58,312 13.4%
681 Tinley Park 56,204 14.1%
689 Oak Lawn 55,511 0.5%
701 Berwyn 54,917 1.7%
705 Normal 54,742 19.9%
713 Mount Prospect 54,198 -3.5%
735 Wheaton 53,150 -4.3%
744 Oak Park 52,265 -0.4%
759 Hoffman Estates 51,197 3.0%
784 Downers Grove 49,387 -0.5%
831 Glenview 47,258 9.4%
841 Elmhurst 46,558 8.0%
866 Lombard 44,523 4.4%
875 Plainfield 44,138 221.1%
901 DeKalb 42,611 8.7%
914 Urbana 42,046 11.0%
916 Moline 41,902 -4.6%
935 Belleville 41,290 -2.5%
945 Bartlett 40,931 11.1%
948 Buffalo Grove 40,853 -5.5%
967 Quincy 40,042 -1.5%
968 Crystal Lake 40,036 4.4%
983 Romeoville 39,624 79.4%
985 Carol Stream 39,601 -2.2%
986 Streamwood 39,570 8.0%
1001 Wheeling 38,878 7.1%
1026 Hanover Park 37,747 -1.3%
1027 Carpentersville 37,744 21.2%
1028 Rock Island 37,678 -4.9%
1041 Park Ridge 37,240 -1.4%
1053 Addison 36,724 0.8%
1072 Calumet City 36,240 -7.1%
1103 Oswego 35,237 153.5%
1139 Glendale Heights 33,928 6.0%
1154 Woodridge 33,566 7.8%
1165 Northbrook 33,167 -1.1%
1170 St. Charles 33,032 16.9%
1186 Elk Grove Village 32,458 -6.6%
1194 Pekin 32,255 -4.8%
1229 Mundelein 31,234 0.3%
1238 Algonquin 30,910 32.9%
1240 Danville 30,898 -10.1%
1248 Gurnee 30,576 5.6%
1256 Galesburg 30,432 -9.7%
1282 North Chicago 29,770 -17.2%
1291 Highland Park 29,622 -2.3%
1292 O'Fallon 29,584 32.8%
1293 Chicago Heights 29,571 -9.7%
1306 Niles 29,184 -2.8%
1321 Lake in the Hills 28,835 19.7%
1329 Burbank 28,534 2.2%
1331 Granite City 28,476 -10.7%
1352 Glen Ellyn 27,928 2.5%
1364 Lansing 27,657 -2.2%
1374 Huntley 27,440 341.2%
1375 Oak Forest 27,406 -2.8%
1378 Round Lake Beach 27,325 4.4%
1382 Wilmette 27,265 -1.2%
1399 West Chicago 27,045 13.2%
1401 McHenry 27,022 23.9%
1416 New Lenox 26,780 45.7%
1420 Vernon Hills 26,641 30.7%
1429 Alton 26,528 -12.9%
1443 East St. Louis 26,346 -16.5%
1444 Batavia 26,316 7.8%
1455 Kankakee 26,052 -5.7%
1480 Lockport 25,508 62.3%
1485 Carbondale 25,376 -3.3%
1495 Woodstock 25,268 24.3%
1498 Belvidere 25,194 18.8%
1514 Edwardsville 24,969 11.5%
1517 Melrose Park 24,925 7.5%
1537 Westmont 24,647 -1.0%
1538 Harvey 24,641 -17.7%
1541 Collinsville 24,621 -1.3%
1547 Homer Glen 24,582 9.5%
1568 Elmwood Park 24,263 -4.3%
1584 Freeport 23,920 -9.3%
1597 Rolling Meadows 23,748 -3.6%
1601 Zion 23,705 3.0%
1612 South Elgin 23,447 41.8%
1615 Lisle 23,394 3.4%
1619 Maywood 23,368 -13.3%
1621 Loves Park 23,342 14.7%
1628 Blue Island 23,112 -1.4%
1642 Morton Grove 22,943 2.3%
1652 Machesney Park 22,695 9.1%
1655 Roselle 22,656 -2.8%
1661 East Peoria 22,561 -0.5%
1663 Dolton 22,547 -11.8%
1693 Darien 21,954 -4.4%
1697 Bloomingdale 21,894 0.6%
1702 Geneva 21,861 10.5%
1714 Villa Park 21,695 -2.8%
1733 South Holland 21,503 -3.2%
1736 Park Forest 21,429 -8.8%
1766 Grayslake 20,903 11.5%
1767 East Moline 20,890 -2.7%
1789 Crest Hill 20,568 50.7%
1804 Mokena 20,375 38.2%
1806 Libertyville 20,359 -2.1%
1818 Charleston 20,186 -4.6%
1823 Yorkville 20,119 205.4%
1833 Lake Zurich 20,022 7.8%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 40,036 968
2017 40,421 944
2016 40,339 938
2015 40,448 931
2014 40,493 918
2013 40,388 912
2012 40,480 895
2011 40,573 890
2010 40,743 881
2009 42,180 842
2008 41,759 841
2007 41,463 829
2006 41,035 827
2005 40,591 824
2004 40,301 821
2003 40,020 823
2002 39,683 826
2001 39,124 834
2000 38,348 844
1990 25,174 1,103