Latest Data (2018)
Population 22,040
Nationwide Rank 1688

Quick Facts

Johnston, Iowa is the 1,688th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Johnston, Iowa is a city.

Johnston, Iowa is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Johnston had its largest population ever.

Johnston, Iowa is growing extremely quickly. It is growing faster than 94% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Johnston, Iowa Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1678 Fort Walton Beach, Florida 22,284 11.3%
1679 Maple Heights, Ohio 22,278 -14.6%
1680 Belton, Texas 22,222 40.5%
1681 Port Hueneme, California 22,173 1.3%
1682 Watertown, South Dakota 22,153 9.3%
1683 Vicksburg, Mississippi 22,136 -15.9%
1684 Ruston, Louisiana 22,123 6.5%
1685 Junction City, Kansas 22,120 16.9%
1686 Fairhope, Alabama 22,085 73.3%
1687 Leland, North Carolina 22,070 435.2%
1688 Johnston, Iowa 22,040 145.0%
1689 Naples, Florida 22,039 2.5%
1690 South Lake Tahoe, California 22,036 -6.7%
1691 Summit, New Jersey 22,016 4.1%
1692 Mustang, Oklahoma 21,997 66.1%
1693 Darien, Illinois 21,954 -4.4%
1694 Gallup, New Mexico 21,929 5.4%
1695 Roselle, New Jersey 21,902 2.8%
1696 Portsmouth, New Hampshire 21,896 5.1%
1697 Bloomingdale, Illinois 21,894 0.6%
1698 Union City, Georgia 21,873 82.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Iowa

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
880 Urbandale 43,949 48.9%
943 Cedar Falls 41,048 13.3%
970 Marion 39,979 50.4%
1062 Bettendorf 36,543 16.7%
1395 Mason City 27,093 -7.1%
1397 Marshalltown 27,068 4.0%
1501 Clinton 25,184 -9.0%
1524 Burlington 24,838 -7.2%
1553 Ottumwa 24,550 -1.6%
1576 Fort Dodge 24,098 -8.3%
1592 Muscatine 23,817 4.9%
1649 Waukee 22,810 308.6%
1688 Johnston 22,040 145.0%
1718 Coralville 21,664 42.3%
1893 North Liberty 19,239 250.9%
1920 Altoona 18,844 80.3%
2077 Clive 17,097 31.5%
2177 Indianola 16,071 21.8%
2265 Newton 15,209 -2.5%
2458 Grimes 13,562 164.6%
2617 Boone 12,470 -2.6%
2786 Norwalk 11,517 63.2%
2804 Oskaloosa 11,426 3.9%
2868 Spencer 11,031 -2.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 22,040 1,688
2017 21,562 1,708
2016 21,114 1,723
2015 20,871 1,731
2014 20,359 1,759
2013 19,798 1,784
2012 18,728 1,866
2011 18,036 1,916
2010 17,278 1,966
2009 15,918 2,063
2008 15,580 2,079
2007 15,268 2,095
2006 14,457 2,172
2005 13,632 2,245
2004 12,411 2,412
2003 11,161 2,581
2002 10,237 2,743
2001 9,455 2,873
2000 8,995 2,974
1990 4,937 4,105