Latest Data (2016)
Population 112,123
Nationwide Rank 256

Quick Facts

Elgin, Illinois is the 256th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Elgin, Illinois is a city.

Elgin, Illinois is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Elgin had its largest population ever.

Elgin, Illinois's growth is about average. 41% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Elgin, Illinois Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
246 Carlsbad, California 113,952 43.4%
247 Westminster, Colorado 113,875 12.3%
248 West Jordan, Utah 113,699 43.0%
249 Pearland, Texas 113,570 146.5%
250 Richardson, Texas 113,347 22.8%
251 Downey, California 113,267 5.3%
252 Miami Gardens, Florida 113,058 12.2%
253 Temecula, California 113,054 64.5%
254 Costa Mesa, California 112,822 3.0%
255 College Station, Texas 112,141 62.7%
256 Elgin, Illinois 112,123 18.1%
257 Murrieta, California 111,674 115.5%
258 Gresham, Oregon 111,523 23.0%
259 High Point, North Carolina 111,223 28.4%
260 Antioch, California 110,898 21.1%
261 Inglewood, California 110,654 -1.8%
262 Cambridge, Massachusetts 110,651 8.8%
263 Lowell, Massachusetts 110,558 5.1%
264 Manchester, New Hampshire 110,506 3.0%
265 Billings, Montana 110,323 19.9%
266 Pueblo, Colorado 110,291 7.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In Illinois

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
111 Aurora 201,110 39.1%
174 Joliet 148,262 36.9%
175 Rockford 147,651 -2.7%
177 Naperville 147,122 13.7%
241 Springfield 115,715 3.0%
244 Peoria 114,265 1.0%
256 Elgin 112,123 18.1%
367 Waukegan 88,182 -0.1%
381 Champaign 86,637 22.9%
404 Cicero 82,992 -2.9%
433 Bloomington 78,005 18.7%
460 Arlington Heights 75,525 -1.2%
463 Evanston 74,895 1.0%
467 Bolingbrook 74,518 30.8%
468 Schaumburg 74,446 -1.1%
482 Decatur 72,706 -11.2%
513 Palatine 68,766 3.6%
566 Skokie 64,270 1.4%
638 Orland Park 58,862 14.4%
646 Des Plaines 58,141 1.8%
660 Tinley Park 56,831 15.4%
667 Oak Lawn 56,257 1.8%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 112,123 256
2015 112,111 251
2014 111,117 251
2013 110,145 249
2012 109,927 242
2011 109,353 243
2010 108,188 241
2009 107,519 240
2008 105,491 243
2007 102,981 248
2006 100,057 258
2005 97,382 265
2004 96,849 266
2003 96,704 263
2002 96,457 259
2001 95,712 259
2000 94,914 258
1990 77,353 289