Latest Data (2017)
Population 28,215
Nationwide Rank 1338

Quick Facts

East Chicago, Indiana is the 1,338th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

East Chicago, Indiana is a city.

East Chicago, Indiana is currently 16.7% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

East Chicago, Indiana's growth is extremely below average. 98% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

East Chicago, Indiana Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1328 Aberdeen, South Dakota 28,388 12.7%
1329 Melrose, Massachusetts 28,367 4.3%
1330 Newburgh, New York 28,363 0.0%
1331 Fredericksburg, Virginia 28,360 46.4%
1332 Benicia, California 28,343 5.1%
1333 Rexburg, Idaho 28,337 59.2%
1334 Lafayette, Colorado 28,328 21.2%
1335 Marion, Indiana 28,327 -12.3%
1336 Hobart, Indiana 28,255 10.8%
1337 Enterprise, Alabama 28,247 33.4%
1338 East Chicago, Indiana 28,215 -12.7%
1339 Oakdale, Minnesota 28,083 4.9%
1340 Glen Ellyn, Illinois 28,045 2.9%
1341 Saratoga Springs, New York 28,027 6.0%
1342 Lansing, Illinois 27,962 -1.2%
1343 Canton, Georgia 27,936 228.8%
1344 Winchester, Virginia 27,932 17.8%
1345 Bergenfield, New Jersey 27,927 6.4%
1346 Millville, New Jersey 27,918 4.0%
1347 Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina 27,906 240.4%
1348 Big Spring, Texas 27,905 11.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Indiana

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
690 Anderson 55,076 -7.6%
735 Elkhart 52,558 -0.1%
783 Mishawaka 49,177 4.6%
794 Lawrence 48,704 24.5%
820 Jeffersonville 47,383 58.2%
824 Columbus 47,143 19.9%
837 West Lafayette 46,269 61.2%
970 Westfield 39,493 155.4%
1049 Portage 36,672 9.1%
1054 New Albany 36,461 -3.6%
1085 Richmond 35,455 -9.3%
1102 Merrillville 34,871 14.1%
1146 Valparaiso 33,376 18.1%
1153 Goshen 33,220 11.2%
1163 Plainfield 32,865 60.0%
1226 Michigan City 31,056 -5.5%
1278 Crown Point 29,625 49.2%
1320 Schererville 28,633 14.6%
1335 Marion 28,327 -12.3%
1336 Hobart 28,255 10.8%
1338 East Chicago 28,215 -12.7%
1402 Zionsville 26,710 153.6%
1445 Brownsburg 25,911 71.7%
1498 Franklin 25,089 27.6%
1646 Munster 22,717 5.6%
1651 Highland 22,585 -4.0%
1673 Greenfield 22,094 47.4%
1702 Clarksville 21,694 1.1%
1704 La Porte 21,681 0.3%
1866 Seymour 19,480 7.0%
1896 Shelbyville 19,070 5.5%
2008 Logansport 17,755 -9.9%
2011 Vincennes 17,729 -5.0%
2021 Avon 17,568 102.9%
2044 New Castle 17,351 -10.0%
2052 St. John 17,259 99.5%
2060 Huntington 17,084 -3.4%
2154 Crawfordsville 16,174 6.8%
2158 Griffith 16,152 -6.6%
2183 Lebanon 15,959 11.0%
2184 Dyer 15,941 14.2%
2188 Frankfort 15,827 -5.7%
2220 New Haven 15,560 16.9%
2225 Jasper 15,519 17.7%
2293 Beech Grove 14,795 -0.4%
2299 Warsaw 14,748 16.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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