What is the current population of Decatur?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Decatur is 70,746. Decatur, Illinois is the 511th largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Decatur?

The peak population of Decatur was in 1990, when its population was 85,424. In 1990, Decatur was the 255th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 511th largest city in the US. Decatur is currently 17.2% smaller than it was in 1990.

How quickly is Decatur shrinking?

Decatur has shrunk 13.6% since the year 2000. Decatur, Illinois's growth is extremely below average. 98% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What county is Decatur, Illinois in?

Decatur is located entirely in Macon County.

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 70,746 511
2018 71,290 507
2017 72,174 492
2016 72,706 482
2015 73,254 474
2014 74,010 457
2013 74,710 448
2012 75,407 439
2011 75,852 430
2010 76,122 419
2009 76,199 405
2008 76,276 401
2007 76,700 393
2006 76,964 385
2005 77,565 375
2004 78,168 370
2003 78,749 362
2002 79,776 354
2001 80,911 341
2000 81,912 326
1990 85,424 255

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
501 Frederick, Maryland 72,244 36.0%
502 Albany, Georgia 72,130 -5.9%
503 Pawtucket, Rhode Island 72,117 -1.2%
504 Redmond, Washington 71,929 57.6%
505 Lauderhill, Florida 71,868 7.3%
506 Lafayette, Indiana 71,721 16.7%
507 Gulfport, Mississippi 71,705 0.3%
508 Redlands, California 71,513 11.7%
509 Weston, Florida 71,166 40.0%
510 St. Charles, Missouri 71,028 17.0%
511 Decatur, Illinois 70,746 -13.6%
512 North Port, Florida 70,724 204.2%
513 North Richland Hills, Texas 70,670 26.2%
514 Greenville, South Carolina 70,635 24.5%
515 Bowling Green, Kentucky 70,543 42.4%
516 Broomfield, Colorado 70,465 78.1%
517 Canton, Ohio 70,447 -12.9%
518 Marysville, Washington 70,298 139.6%
519 Walnut Creek, California 70,166 8.6%
520 Wilmington, Delaware 70,166 -3.5%
521 Camarillo, California 69,888 21.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In Illinois

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
256 Springfield 114,230 1.7%
271 Elgin 110,849 16.7%
273 Peoria 110,417 -2.3%
375 Champaign 88,909 26.1%
390 Waukegan 86,075 -2.5%
432 Cicero 80,796 -5.4%
457 Bloomington 77,330 17.7%
480 Arlington Heights 74,760 -2.2%
481 Bolingbrook 74,545 30.8%
489 Evanston 73,473 -0.9%
491 Schaumburg 72,887 -3.2%
511 Decatur 70,746 -13.6%
546 Palatine 67,482 1.7%
602 Skokie 62,700 -1.0%
648 Des Plaines 58,899 3.1%
668 Orland Park 57,857 12.5%
687 Tinley Park 55,773 13.2%
702 Oak Lawn 55,022 -0.3%
713 Normal 54,469 19.3%
715 Berwyn 54,391 0.7%
726 Mount Prospect 53,719 -4.4%
743 Wheaton 52,745 -5.0%
749 Oak Park 52,381 -0.2%
768 Hoffman Estates 50,932 2.4%
797 Downers Grove 49,057 -1.2%
832 Glenview 47,308 9.5%
838 Elmhurst 46,746 8.4%
870 Plainfield 44,308 222.3%
871 Lombard 44,303 3.8%
904 DeKalb 42,847 9.3%
916 Urbana 42,214 11.5%
938 Moline 41,356 -5.9%
950 Belleville 40,897 -3.4%
956 Bartlett 40,647 10.3%
961 Buffalo Grove 40,494 -6.4%
974 Quincy 39,949 -1.8%
978 Crystal Lake 39,829 3.8%
981 Romeoville 39,746 79.9%
993 Streamwood 39,228 7.1%
996 Carol Stream 39,203 -3.1%
1010 Wheeling 38,646 6.5%
1034 Hanover Park 37,426 -2.2%
1038 Carpentersville 37,254 19.6%
1042 Rock Island 37,176 -6.2%
1050 Park Ridge 36,950 -2.2%
1061 Addison 36,482 0.1%
1075 Oswego 36,252 160.8%
1087 Calumet City 35,913 -7.9%

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