Latest Data (2017)
Population 54,284
Nationwide Rank 705

Quick Facts

Normal, Illinois is the 705th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Normal, Illinois is a town.

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

Normal, Illinois's growth is about average. 40% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Normal, Illinois Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
695 Manhattan, Kansas 54,832 19.9%
696 Colton, California 54,828 14.1%
697 Carson City, Nevada 54,745 4.1%
698 Caldwell, Idaho 54,660 97.7%
699 Cathedral City, California 54,596 27.0%
700 Rosemead, California 54,554 1.7%
701 Rocky Mount, North Carolina 54,523 -7.3%
702 Stonecrest, Georgia 54,471
703 Lake Havasu City, Arizona 54,411 28.3%
704 Decatur, Alabama 54,405 0.5%
705 Normal, Illinois 54,284 18.9%
706 West New York, New Jersey 54,227 17.9%
707 Harrisonburg, Virginia 54,215 34.0%
708 Leesburg, Virginia 54,215 88.7%
709 Parker, Colorado 54,202 119.1%
710 Watsonville, California 54,098 16.2%
711 Southaven, Mississippi 54,031 83.1%
712 Revere, Massachusetts 53,993 13.9%
713 Grapevine, Texas 53,982 26.5%
714 Mount Prospect, Illinois 53,930 -4.0%
715 Elyria, Ohio 53,883 -3.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In Illinois

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
675 Oak Lawn 56,087 1.5%
681 Berwyn 55,550 2.9%
705 Normal 54,284 18.9%
714 Mount Prospect 53,930 -4.0%
724 Wheaton 53,373 -3.9%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 54,284 705
2016 54,264 698
2015 54,373 691
2014 54,594 681
2013 54,664 671
2012 53,837 673
2011 53,053 674
2010 52,497 671
2009 52,799 664
2008 52,056 665
2007 51,408 667
2006 50,613 669
2005 49,764 674
2004 49,275 677
2003 48,658 672
2002 48,008 675
2001 46,496 696
2000 45,630 706
1990 40,134 680