Latest Data (2018)
Population 49,387
Nationwide Rank 784

Quick Facts

Downers Grove, Illinois is the 784th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Downers Grove, Illinois is a village.

Downers Grove, Illinois is currently 0.6% 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
2000-2018
774 Newark, Ohio 50,029 7.9%
775 Maricopa, Arizona 50,024 2761.7%
776 Azusa, California 49,958 11.4%
777 Mishawaka, Indiana 49,931 6.2%
778 Twin Falls, Idaho 49,764 42.3%
779 Kannapolis, North Carolina 49,761 33.0%
780 Poway, California 49,704 3.0%
781 Enid, Oklahoma 49,585 5.6%
782 Bedford, Texas 49,464 4.7%
783 Dunwoody, Georgia 49,459
784 Downers Grove, Illinois 49,387 -0.5%
785 Troy, New York 49,374 0.3%
786 Wilson, North Carolina 49,329 9.4%
787 Murray, Utah 49,308 8.2%
788 Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 49,272 -0.2%
789 Beaumont, California 49,241 331.2%
790 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 49,229 0.7%
791 Portage, Michigan 49,216 9.5%
792 Texas City, Texas 49,153 17.7%
793 Lawrence, Indiana 49,046 25.4%
794 St. Louis Park, Minnesota 49,039 11.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In Illinois

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
377 Champaign 88,029 24.9%
385 Waukegan 86,792 -1.7%
423 Cicero 81,597 -4.5%
447 Bloomington 77,962 18.6%
472 Arlington Heights 75,249 -1.6%
473 Bolingbrook 75,178 31.9%
485 Evanston 74,106 0.0%
489 Schaumburg 73,509 -2.3%
507 Decatur 71,290 -12.9%
535 Palatine 68,053 2.5%
594 Skokie 63,280 -0.1%
642 Des Plaines 58,959 3.2%
652 Orland Park 58,312 13.4%
681 Tinley Park 56,204 14.1%
689 Oak Lawn 55,511 0.5%
701 Berwyn 54,917 1.7%
705 Normal 54,742 19.9%
713 Mount Prospect 54,198 -3.5%
735 Wheaton 53,150 -4.3%
744 Oak Park 52,265 -0.4%
759 Hoffman Estates 51,197 3.0%
784 Downers Grove 49,387 -0.5%
831 Glenview 47,258 9.4%
841 Elmhurst 46,558 8.0%
866 Lombard 44,523 4.4%
875 Plainfield 44,138 221.1%
901 DeKalb 42,611 8.7%
914 Urbana 42,046 11.0%
916 Moline 41,902 -4.6%
935 Belleville 41,290 -2.5%
945 Bartlett 40,931 11.1%
948 Buffalo Grove 40,853 -5.5%
967 Quincy 40,042 -1.5%
968 Crystal Lake 40,036 4.4%
983 Romeoville 39,624 79.4%
985 Carol Stream 39,601 -2.2%
986 Streamwood 39,570 8.0%
1001 Wheeling 38,878 7.1%
1026 Hanover Park 37,747 -1.3%
1027 Carpentersville 37,744 21.2%
1028 Rock Island 37,678 -4.9%
1041 Park Ridge 37,240 -1.4%
1053 Addison 36,724 0.8%
1072 Calumet City 36,240 -7.1%
1103 Oswego 35,237 153.5%
1139 Glendale Heights 33,928 6.0%
1154 Woodridge 33,566 7.8%
1165 Northbrook 33,167 -1.1%
1170 St. Charles 33,032 16.9%
1186 Elk Grove Village 32,458 -6.6%
1194 Pekin 32,255 -4.8%
1229 Mundelein 31,234 0.3%
1238 Algonquin 30,910 32.9%
1240 Danville 30,898 -10.1%
1248 Gurnee 30,576 5.6%
1256 Galesburg 30,432 -9.7%
1282 North Chicago 29,770 -17.2%
1291 Highland Park 29,622 -2.3%
1292 O'Fallon 29,584 32.8%
1293 Chicago Heights 29,571 -9.7%
1306 Niles 29,184 -2.8%
1321 Lake in the Hills 28,835 19.7%
1329 Burbank 28,534 2.2%
1331 Granite City 28,476 -10.7%
1352 Glen Ellyn 27,928 2.5%
1364 Lansing 27,657 -2.2%
1374 Huntley 27,440 341.2%
1375 Oak Forest 27,406 -2.8%
1378 Round Lake Beach 27,325 4.4%
1382 Wilmette 27,265 -1.2%
1399 West Chicago 27,045 13.2%
1401 McHenry 27,022 23.9%
1416 New Lenox 26,780 45.7%
1420 Vernon Hills 26,641 30.7%
1429 Alton 26,528 -12.9%
1443 East St. Louis 26,346 -16.5%
1444 Batavia 26,316 7.8%
1455 Kankakee 26,052 -5.7%
1480 Lockport 25,508 62.3%
1485 Carbondale 25,376 -3.3%
1495 Woodstock 25,268 24.3%
1498 Belvidere 25,194 18.8%
1514 Edwardsville 24,969 11.5%
1517 Melrose Park 24,925 7.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 49,387 784
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