Latest Data (2017)
Population 26,662
Nationwide Rank 1407

Quick Facts

East St. Louis, Illinois is the 1,407th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

East St. Louis, Illinois is a city.

East St. Louis, Illinois is currently 54.5% smaller than it was in 1910, the year of its peak recorded population.

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

East St. Louis, Illinois Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1397 Shoreview, Minnesota 26,794 2.7%
1398 Norco, California 26,761 9.9%
1399 Mint Hill, North Carolina 26,748 54.8%
1400 Alton, Illinois 26,725 -12.2%
1401 Bixby, Oklahoma 26,724 97.4%
1402 Zionsville, Indiana 26,710 153.6%
1403 Auburn, New York 26,704 -6.2%
1404 West Linn, Oregon 26,703 18.9%
1405 Paradise, California 26,682 0.8%
1406 Colleyville, Texas 26,674 34.6%
1407 East St. Louis, Illinois 26,662 -15.5%
1408 Statesville, North Carolina 26,657 13.2%
1409 Garden City, Michigan 26,650 -11.3%
1410 Wooster, Ohio 26,618 5.2%
1411 Thomasville, North Carolina 26,615 8.5%
1412 Ramsey, Minnesota 26,587 42.9%
1413 New Lenox, Illinois 26,575 44.6%
1414 Batavia, Illinois 26,563 8.8%
1415 Xenia, Ohio 26,562 9.2%
1416 Chaska, Minnesota 26,561 48.7%
1417 Twentynine Palms, California 26,542 -8.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Illinois

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
1522 Westmont 24,756 -0.6%
1529 Collinsville 24,703 -0.9%
1531 Homer Glen 24,591 9.5%
1533 Elmwood Park 24,537 -3.3%
1565 Freeport 24,091 -8.7%
1573 Rolling Meadows 23,988 -2.6%
1574 Zion 23,952 4.1%
1590 Maywood 23,640 -12.3%
1601 Loves Park 23,387 15.0%
1604 Blue Island 23,361 -0.4%
1618 Morton Grove 23,142 3.2%
1630 Lisle 22,912 1.3%
1635 Roselle 22,794 -2.2%
1636 Dolton 22,793 -10.9%
1641 East Peoria 22,739 0.2%
1642 Machesney Park 22,733 9.2%
1654 South Elgin 22,549 36.3%
1677 Darien 22,061 -3.9%
1679 Bloomingdale 22,016 1.1%
1680 Geneva 22,010 11.3%
1688 Villa Park 21,836 -2.2%
1701 South Holland 21,732 -2.2%
1703 Park Forest 21,682 -7.7%
1728 Crest Hill 21,175 55.2%
1736 East Moline 21,109 -1.6%
1744 Charleston 20,996 -0.7%
1750 Grayslake 20,957 11.8%
1784 Libertyville 20,490 -1.5%
1800 Mokena 20,293 37.6%
1827 Lake Zurich 19,903 7.2%
1846 Montgomery 19,701 251.5%
1856 Lake Forest 19,612 -2.7%
1863 Evergreen Park 19,542 -6.0%
1870 Matteson 19,418 48.9%
1872 Yorkville 19,388 194.3%
1892 Homewood 19,089 -2.2%
1893 Alsip 19,079 -3.1%
1900 Bellwood 19,019 -7.2%
1901 Frankfort 19,009 77.7%
1906 Deerfield 18,946 2.2%
1926 Brookfield 18,694 -1.9%
1949 Jacksonville 18,454 -7.6%
1950 Round Lake 18,444 205.9%
1952 Bourbonnais 18,420 19.9%
1957 Bensenville 18,330 -11.6%
1964 Macomb 18,267 -0.9%
1966 North Aurora 18,245 66.5%
1970 Ottawa 18,180 -2.0%
1981 Sycamore 18,022 45.0%
1983 Franklin Park 18,012 -7.5%
1992 Mattoon 17,886 -1.8%
1993 Cary 17,885 14.6%
2005 Marion 17,762 9.5%
2012 Hinsdale 17,705 1.3%
2017 Godfrey 17,650 5.0%
2043 Palos Hills 17,358 -1.7%
2053 Shorewood 17,249 112.8%
2062 Lemont 17,075 26.2%
2083 Washington 16,811 43.2%
2104 Fairview Heights 16,588 10.6%
2107 Country Club Hills 16,564 2.3%
2122 Westchester 16,461 -2.0%
2133 Bridgeview 16,335 6.4%
2139 Morton 16,301 5.4%
2153 Prospect Heights 16,180 -5.0%
2217 La Grange 15,581 0.0%
2243 Bradley 15,344 17.8%
2256 Dixon 15,202 -5.0%
2277 Mount Vernon 14,956 -8.5%
2297 Sterling 14,766 -6.5%
2304 Morris 14,651 21.8%
2307 Midlothian 14,634 2.0%
2326 Lindenhurst 14,467 12.9%
2330 Norridge 14,437 -0.8%
2349 Antioch 14,235 57.6%
2353 Chicago Ridge 14,186 0.5%
2359 Cahokia 14,151 -13.5%
2380 Beach Park 13,995 37.7%
2387 Forest Park 13,951 -10.9%
2388 Hickory Hills 13,950 0.2%
2400 Canton 13,865 -9.4%
2402 Hazel Crest 13,837 -6.6%
2406 Lincoln 13,816 -10.0%
2408 Wood Dale 13,798 1.4%
2420 Wauconda 13,737 42.2%
2455 Swansea 13,518 22.9%
2456 Richton Park 13,505 7.4%
2461 Western Springs 13,479 7.3%
2467 La Grange Park 13,433 1.1%
2472 Riverdale 13,352 -11.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 26,662 1,407
2016 26,922 1,387
2015 26,790 1,386
2014 26,672 1,388
2013 26,598 1,382
2012 26,708 1,366
2011 26,789 1,350
2010 27,006 1,321
2009 28,753 1,226
2008 28,718 1,207
2007 28,914 1,189
2006 29,302 1,170
2005 29,580 1,137
2004 30,095 1,111
2003 30,504 1,088
2002 30,973 1,052
2001 31,185 1,038
2000 31,559 1,018
1990 40,865 662
1910 58,547 92