Latest Data (2017)
Population 49,540
Nationwide Rank 773

Quick Facts

Downers Grove, Illinois is the 773rd largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Downers Grove, Illinois is a village.

Downers Grove, Illinois is currently 0.3% 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
2000-2017
763 Lakewood, Ohio 50,249 -11.0%
764 Enid, Oklahoma 50,122 6.8%
765 Poway, California 50,041 3.7%
766 Smyrna, Tennessee 49,969 79.7%
767 Azusa, California 49,864 11.2%
768 Stillwater, Oklahoma 49,829 26.9%
769 Wylie, Texas 49,826 218.9%
770 Lacey, Washington 49,748 57.0%
771 Dunwoody, Georgia 49,609
772 Troy, New York 49,565 0.6%
773 Downers Grove, Illinois 49,540 -0.2%
774 Bedford, Texas 49,486 4.7%
775 Newark, Ohio 49,423 6.6%
776 Wilson, North Carolina 49,348 9.5%
777 Bentonville, Arkansas 49,298 142.7%
778 Murray, Utah 49,295 8.1%
779 Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 49,247 -0.3%
780 Leander, Texas 49,234 482.7%
781 Twin Falls, Idaho 49,202 40.7%
782 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 49,192 0.6%
783 Mishawaka, Indiana 49,177 4.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In Illinois

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
1307 Lake in the Hills 28,936 20.2%
1311 Burbank 28,793 3.1%
1315 Granite City 28,746 -9.9%
1340 Glen Ellyn 28,045 2.9%
1342 Lansing 27,962 -1.2%
1356 Oak Forest 27,685 -1.8%
1360 Round Lake Beach 27,607 5.5%
1370 Wilmette 27,418 -0.6%
1376 Huntley 27,207 337.5%
1377 West Chicago 27,182 13.8%
1392 McHenry 26,911 23.3%
1400 Alton 26,725 -12.2%
1407 East St. Louis 26,662 -15.5%
1413 New Lenox 26,575 44.6%
1414 Batavia 26,563 8.8%
1433 Vernon Hills 26,253 28.8%
1434 Kankakee 26,216 -5.1%
1447 Carbondale 25,899 -1.3%
1472 Lockport 25,434 61.9%
1481 Woodstock 25,286 24.4%
1487 Melrose Park 25,197 8.7%
1488 Belvidere 25,181 18.7%
1506 Edwardsville 24,967 11.5%
1512 Harvey 24,908 -16.8%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 49,540 773
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