Latest Data (2016)
Population 58,141
Nationwide Rank 646

Quick Facts

Des Plaines, Illinois is the 646th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Des Plaines, Illinois is a city.

Des Plaines, Illinois is currently 0.4% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Des Plaines, Illinois's growth is below average. 76% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Des Plaines, Illinois Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
636 San Rafael, California 58,954 5.0%
637 Huntington Park, California 58,879 -4.1%
638 Orland Park, Illinois 58,862 14.4%
639 Ankeny, Iowa 58,627 112.5%
640 Bartlett, Tennessee 58,622 32.5%
641 Sanford, Florida 58,605 49.5%
642 Dubuque, Iowa 58,531 1.4%
643 Arcadia, California 58,523 10.0%
644 Bowie, Maryland 58,393 11.7%
645 White Plains, New York 58,241 9.2%
646 Des Plaines, Illinois 58,141 1.8%
647 Doral, Florida 57,947 174.2%
648 Margate, Florida 57,870 7.2%
649 Santee, California 57,834 9.0%
650 Kokomo, Indiana 57,799 23.2%
651 Castle Rock, Colorado 57,666 175.5%
652 Grand Forks, North Dakota 57,339 16.4%
653 Midwest City, Oklahoma 57,305 5.5%
654 St. Peters, Missouri 57,289 11.2%
655 Medford, Massachusetts 57,213 2.7%
656 Corvallis, Oregon 57,110 15.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In Illinois

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
241 Springfield 115,715 3.0%
244 Peoria 114,265 1.0%
256 Elgin 112,123 18.1%
367 Waukegan 88,182 -0.1%
381 Champaign 86,637 22.9%
404 Cicero 82,992 -2.9%
433 Bloomington 78,005 18.7%
460 Arlington Heights 75,525 -1.2%
463 Evanston 74,895 1.0%
467 Bolingbrook 74,518 30.8%
468 Schaumburg 74,446 -1.1%
482 Decatur 72,706 -11.2%
513 Palatine 68,766 3.6%
566 Skokie 64,270 1.4%
638 Orland Park 58,862 14.4%
646 Des Plaines 58,141 1.8%
660 Tinley Park 56,831 15.4%
667 Oak Lawn 56,257 1.8%
672 Berwyn 55,748 3.3%
698 Normal 54,264 18.9%
700 Mount Prospect 54,171 -3.6%
708 Wheaton 53,389 -3.9%
739 Oak Park 51,774 -1.3%
740 Hoffman Estates 51,738 4.1%
764 Downers Grove 49,473 -0.4%
807 Glenview 47,475 9.9%
825 Elmhurst 46,387 7.6%
861 Lombard 43,815 2.7%
870 DeKalb 43,194 10.2%
877 Plainfield 42,933 212.3%
895 Moline 42,250 -3.8%
900 Urbana 42,014 11.0%
903 Belleville 41,906 -1.0%
917 Buffalo Grove 41,346 -4.4%
921 Bartlett 41,178 11.8%
932 Quincy 40,531 -0.3%
938 Crystal Lake 40,339 5.1%
941 Streamwood 40,166 9.6%
944 Carol Stream 40,069 -1.0%
955 Romeoville 39,706 79.7%
993 Wheeling 38,315 5.6%
995 Carpentersville 38,291 23.0%
998 Rock Island 38,210 -3.6%
1003 Hanover Park 38,044 -0.6%
1021 Park Ridge 37,496 -0.7%
1032 Addison 36,902 1.3%
1037 Calumet City 36,732 -5.8%
1105 Oswego 34,571 148.7%
1114 Glendale Heights 34,145 6.7%
1135 Woodridge 33,476 7.5%
1138 Northbrook 33,421 -0.3%
1152 Pekin 33,038 -2.5%
1159 Elk Grove Village 32,931 -5.2%
1165 St. Charles 32,717 15.8%
1193 Danville 31,597 -8.1%
1200 Mundelein 31,475 1.1%
1218 Galesburg 30,960 -8.1%
1219 Gurnee 30,957 6.9%
1220 Algonquin 30,947 33.1%
1258 Chicago Heights 30,026 -8.3%
1261 North Chicago 29,951 -16.7%
1271 Highland Park 29,641 -2.2%
1272 Niles 29,617 -1.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 58,141 646
2015 58,677 632
2014 58,947 621
2013 58,918 611
2012 58,840 600
2011 58,632 593
2010 58,364 588
2009 56,810 594
2008 56,596 587
2007 56,298 584
2006 56,451 580
2005 56,206 578
2004 55,937 579
2003 56,091 563
2002 56,599 543
2001 56,843 530
2000 57,079 521
1990 54,917 453