Latest Data (2016)
Population 49,473
Nationwide Rank 764

Quick Facts

Downers Grove, Illinois is the 764th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Downers Grove, Illinois is a village.

Downers Grove, Illinois is currently 0.4% smaller than it was in 2000, the year of its peak recorded population.

Downers Grove, Illinois's growth is extremely below average. 81% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Downers Grove, Illinois Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
754 Galveston, Texas 50,550 -12.1%
755 Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 50,285 43.9%
756 Lakewood, Ohio 50,279 -11.0%
757 Poway, California 50,077 3.8%
758 Methuen, Massachusetts 49,917 13.5%
759 Troy, New York 49,702 0.9%
760 Azusa, California 49,628 10.7%
761 Wilson, North Carolina 49,620 10.1%
762 Bedford, Texas 49,528 4.8%
763 Stillwater, Oklahoma 49,504 26.0%
764 Downers Grove, Illinois 49,473 -0.4%
765 Apopka, Florida 49,458 77.8%
766 Summerville, South Carolina 49,323 74.4%
767 Monroe, Louisiana 49,297 -6.9%
768 Murray, Utah 49,230 8.0%
769 La Mirada, California 49,216 4.8%
770 Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 49,206 -0.4%
771 Collierville, Tennessee 49,177 49.0%
772 Charleston, West Virginia 49,138 -7.8%
773 Newark, Ohio 49,134 6.0%
774 Saginaw, Michigan 48,984 -20.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Illinois

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
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%
1287 O'Fallon 29,031 30.3%
1291 Granite City 28,908 -9.4%
1292 Burbank 28,886 3.4%
1298 Lake in the Hills 28,830 19.7%
1333 Lansing 28,086 -0.7%
1336 Glen Ellyn 28,042 2.9%
1345 Oak Forest 27,792 -1.4%
1346 Round Lake Beach 27,776 6.2%
1368 West Chicago 27,221 13.9%
1369 Wilmette 27,219 -1.4%
1387 East St. Louis 26,922 -14.6%
1390 Alton 26,861 -11.8%
1398 Huntley 26,611 327.9%
1399 McHenry 26,611 22.0%
1409 Kankakee 26,445 -4.3%
1413 Batavia 26,391 8.1%
1417 Vernon Hills 26,328 29.2%
1422 New Lenox 26,217 42.7%
1424 Carbondale 26,179 -0.2%
1477 Lockport 25,231 60.6%
1478 Melrose Park 25,229 8.8%
1485 Woodstock 25,085 23.4%
1486 Edwardsville 25,071 12.0%
1487 Belvidere 25,070 18.2%
1498 Harvey 24,947 -16.7%
1512 Westmont 24,767 -0.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 49,473 764
2015 49,732 758
2014 49,715 754
2013 49,670 751
2012 49,399 744
2011 49,202 738
2010 47,833 752
2009 49,143 724
2008 48,834 721
2007 48,630 713
2006 48,783 702
2005 48,957 690
2004 49,195 679
2003 49,172 662
2002 49,453 652
2001 49,682 639
2000 49,676 630
1990 47,493 560