Latest Data (2017)
Population 112,456
Nationwide Rank 258

Quick Facts

Elgin, Illinois is the 258th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Elgin, Illinois is a city.

Elgin, Illinois is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Elgin had its largest population ever.

Elgin, Illinois's growth is about average. 44% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Elgin, Illinois Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
248 Temecula, California 114,327 66.4%
249 West Jordan, Utah 113,905 43.3%
250 Costa Mesa, California 113,825 3.9%
251 Miami Gardens, Florida 113,750 12.8%
252 Cambridge, Massachusetts 113,630 11.7%
253 College Station, Texas 113,564 64.8%
254 Murrieta, California 113,326 118.7%
255 Downey, California 113,092 5.2%
256 Peoria, Illinois 112,883 -0.1%
257 Westminster, Colorado 112,812 11.3%
258 Elgin, Illinois 112,456 18.4%
259 Antioch, California 111,674 21.9%
260 Palm Bay, Florida 111,657 40.2%
261 High Point, North Carolina 111,513 28.7%
262 Lowell, Massachusetts 111,346 5.8%
263 Manchester, New Hampshire 111,196 3.7%
264 Pueblo, Colorado 111,127 8.8%
265 Gresham, Oregon 111,053 22.5%
266 North Charleston, South Carolina 110,861 35.7%
267 San Buenaventura (Ventura), California 110,790 9.4%
268 Inglewood, California 110,598 -1.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In Illinois

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
115 Aurora 200,965 39.0%
175 Joliet 148,462 37.1%
176 Naperville 147,682 14.1%
177 Rockford 147,051 -3.1%
247 Springfield 114,868 2.3%
256 Peoria 112,883 -0.1%
258 Elgin 112,456 18.4%
377 Waukegan 87,729 -0.7%
379 Champaign 87,432 24.0%
409 Cicero 82,552 -3.4%
443 Bloomington 77,934 18.6%
467 Arlington Heights 75,634 -1.1%
469 Bolingbrook 75,201 32.0%
471 Evanston 74,756 0.8%
478 Schaumburg 74,184 -1.4%
492 Decatur 72,174 -11.8%
521 Palatine 68,644 3.4%
575 Skokie 63,978 0.9%
646 Orland Park 58,765 14.2%
649 Des Plaines 58,193 1.9%
665 Tinley Park 56,668 15.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 112,456 258
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