Latest Data (2018)
Population 27,930
Nationwide Rank 1351

Quick Facts

East Chicago, Indiana is the 1,351st largest city in the United States as of 2018.

East Chicago, Indiana is a city.

East Chicago, Indiana is currently 17.5% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

East Chicago, Indiana's growth is extremely below average. 100% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

East Chicago, Indiana Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1341 Newburgh, New York 28,164 -0.7%
1342 Big Spring, Texas 28,162 12.2%
1343 Independence, Kentucky 28,109 85.1%
1344 Winchester, Virginia 28,108 18.6%
1345 Marion, Indiana 28,047 -13.2%
1346 Hobart, Indiana 28,040 10.0%
1347 Oakdale, Minnesota 28,022 4.7%
1348 Saratoga Springs, New York 28,005 5.9%
1349 Jeffersontown, Kentucky 27,997 5.5%
1350 Wasco, California 27,976 31.1%
1351 East Chicago, Indiana 27,930 -13.6%
1352 Glen Ellyn, Illinois 27,928 2.5%
1353 Harrison, New York 27,896 15.2%
1354 Windsor, California 27,849 20.7%
1355 Middletown, New York 27,815 9.6%
1356 Kirkwood, Missouri 27,758 1.4%
1357 Converse, Texas 27,742 138.9%
1358 Fridley, Minnesota 27,742 0.9%
1359 Rockledge, Florida 27,715 35.9%
1360 Slidell, Louisiana 27,711 7.8%
1361 Garfield Heights, Ohio 27,687 -9.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Indiana

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
697 Anderson 55,037 -7.6%
743 Elkhart 52,367 -0.4%
777 Mishawaka 49,931 6.2%
793 Lawrence 49,046 25.4%
808 West Lafayette 48,308 68.3%
821 Columbus 47,543 20.9%
824 Jeffersonville 47,432 58.3%
928 Westfield 41,528 168.5%
1051 Portage 36,806 9.5%
1058 New Albany 36,604 -3.2%
1100 Richmond 35,353 -9.5%
1111 Merrillville 34,750 13.7%
1121 Plainfield 34,386 67.5%
1147 Valparaiso 33,729 19.3%
1153 Goshen 33,566 12.4%
1231 Michigan City 31,118 -5.3%
1271 Crown Point 30,059 51.4%
1330 Schererville 28,501 14.1%
1345 Marion 28,047 -13.2%
1346 Hobart 28,040 10.0%
1351 East Chicago 27,930 -13.6%
1389 Zionsville 27,153 157.8%
1442 Brownsburg 26,397 74.9%
1496 Franklin 25,248 28.5%
1660 Greenfield 22,564 50.5%
1664 Munster 22,539 4.7%
1671 Highland 22,382 -4.9%
1719 Clarksville 21,622 0.8%
1721 La Porte 21,610 0.0%
1858 Seymour 19,731 8.4%
1889 Shelbyville 19,326 6.9%
1960 Avon 18,343 111.9%
1987 St. John 18,047 108.6%
2017 Logansport 17,728 -10.0%
2063 New Castle 17,268 -10.5%
2068 Vincennes 17,171 -7.9%
2081 Huntington 17,019 -3.8%
2172 Lebanon 16,117 12.1%
2173 Crawfordsville 16,114 6.4%
2178 Griffith 16,057 -7.1%
2187 Dyer 15,987 14.6%
2203 Frankfort 15,831 -5.6%
2215 New Haven 15,711 18.1%
2232 Jasper 15,568 18.1%
2287 Warsaw 14,941 17.7%
2301 Beech Grove 14,839 -0.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 27,930 1,351
2017 28,215 1,338
2016 28,418 1,320
2015 28,699 1,300
2014 28,990 1,279
2013 29,212 1,259
2012 29,476 1,238
2011 29,549 1,226
2010 29,698 1,201
2009 29,900 1,176
2008 29,999 1,163
2007 30,137 1,147
2006 30,310 1,130
2005 30,606 1,102
2004 30,938 1,078
2003 31,323 1,056
2002 31,638 1,033
2001 31,989 1,011
2000 32,331 993
1990 33,860 812