Latest Data (2017)
Population 58,193
Nationwide Rank 649

Quick Facts

Des Plaines, Illinois is the 649th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Des Plaines, Illinois is a city.

Des Plaines, Illinois is currently 0.3% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Des Plaines, Illinois's growth is below average. 78% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Des Plaines, Illinois Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
639 Bartlett, Tennessee 59,102 33.6%
640 San Rafael, California 59,070 5.2%
641 White Plains, New York 59,047 10.7%
642 Great Falls, Montana 58,876 3.1%
643 Bowie, Maryland 58,859 12.6%
644 Huntington Park, California 58,822 -4.2%
645 Arcadia, California 58,799 10.5%
646 Orland Park, Illinois 58,765 14.2%
647 Margate, Florida 58,430 8.2%
648 Dubuque, Iowa 58,276 1.0%
649 Des Plaines, Illinois 58,193 1.9%
650 Santee, California 58,113 9.5%
651 Corvallis, Oregon 57,961 17.2%
652 Kokomo, Indiana 57,836 23.3%
653 Casper, Wyoming 57,814 16.2%
654 Medford, Massachusetts 57,797 3.8%
655 Gilroy, California 57,664 38.2%
656 Hendersonville, Tennessee 57,517 40.1%
657 Greenwood, Indiana 57,375 56.1%
658 Midwest City, Oklahoma 57,308 5.5%
659 St. Peters, Missouri 57,178 11.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In Illinois

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
247 Springfield 114,868 2.3%
256 Peoria 112,883 -0.1%
258 Elgin 112,456 18.4%
377 Waukegan 87,729 -0.7%
379 Champaign 87,432 24.0%
409 Cicero 82,552 -3.4%
443 Bloomington 77,934 18.6%
467 Arlington Heights 75,634 -1.1%
469 Bolingbrook 75,201 32.0%
471 Evanston 74,756 0.8%
478 Schaumburg 74,184 -1.4%
492 Decatur 72,174 -11.8%
521 Palatine 68,644 3.4%
575 Skokie 63,978 0.9%
646 Orland Park 58,765 14.2%
649 Des Plaines 58,193 1.9%
665 Tinley Park 56,668 15.0%
675 Oak Lawn 56,087 1.5%
681 Berwyn 55,550 2.9%
705 Normal 54,284 18.9%
714 Mount Prospect 53,930 -4.0%
724 Wheaton 53,373 -3.9%
739 Oak Park 52,261 -0.4%
747 Hoffman Estates 51,567 3.7%
773 Downers Grove 49,540 -0.2%
813 Glenview 47,659 10.4%
830 Elmhurst 46,662 8.3%
871 Plainfield 43,926 219.5%
872 Lombard 43,745 2.5%
882 DeKalb 43,193 10.1%
906 Moline 42,231 -3.9%
908 Urbana 41,989 10.9%
916 Belleville 41,649 -1.6%
926 Buffalo Grove 41,226 -4.7%
927 Bartlett 41,149 11.7%
944 Crystal Lake 40,421 5.4%
951 Quincy 40,303 -0.9%
957 Carol Stream 39,989 -1.2%
959 Streamwood 39,978 9.1%
967 Romeoville 39,632 79.4%
1000 Wheeling 38,562 6.3%
1008 Carpentersville 38,162 22.5%
1011 Rock Island 38,110 -3.8%
1015 Hanover Park 37,982 -0.7%
1029 Park Ridge 37,494 -0.7%
1045 Addison 36,820 1.1%
1052 Calumet City 36,633 -6.1%
1104 Oswego 34,833 150.6%
1124 Glendale Heights 34,058 6.4%
1140 Woodridge 33,598 7.9%
1145 Northbrook 33,400 -0.4%
1169 Elk Grove Village 32,776 -5.6%
1170 Pekin 32,731 -3.4%
1172 St. Charles 32,714 15.7%
1209 Danville 31,424 -8.6%
1211 Mundelein 31,385 0.8%
1227 Algonquin 31,017 33.4%
1235 Galesburg 30,769 -8.7%
1236 Gurnee 30,767 6.2%
1268 Chicago Heights 29,901 -8.7%
1270 North Chicago 29,842 -17.0%
1273 Highland Park 29,767 -1.8%
1286 Niles 29,482 -1.8%
1294 O'Fallon 29,272 31.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 58,193 649
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