Latest Data (2016)
Population 54,264
Nationwide Rank 698

Quick Facts

Normal, Illinois is the 698th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Normal, Illinois is a town.

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

Normal, Illinois is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 66% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Normal, Illinois Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
688 Huntersville, North Carolina 54,839 109.7%
689 Euless, Texas 54,769 18.4%
690 Pocatello, Idaho 54,746 6.1%
691 Carson City, Nevada 54,742 4.1%
692 Colton, California 54,712 13.8%
693 Casa Grande, Arizona 54,534 102.4%
694 West Haven, Connecticut 54,516 4.0%
695 Rosemead, California 54,500 1.6%
696 Blue Springs, Missouri 54,431 12.2%
697 Hoboken, New Jersey 54,379 40.4%
698 Normal, Illinois 54,264 18.9%
699 Bonita Springs, Florida 54,198 64.0%
700 Mount Prospect, Illinois 54,171 -3.6%
701 Cathedral City, California 54,056 25.8%
702 Watsonville, California 53,796 15.5%
703 Pensacola, Florida 53,779 -4.1%
704 Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 53,778 48.1%
705 Lake Havasu City, Arizona 53,743 26.7%
706 Elyria, Ohio 53,715 -4.1%
707 Bellevue, Nebraska 53,505 20.1%
708 Wheaton, Illinois 53,389 -3.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In Illinois

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
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%
672 Berwyn 55,748 3.3%
698 Normal 54,264 18.9%
700 Mount Prospect 54,171 -3.6%
708 Wheaton 53,389 -3.9%
739 Oak Park 51,774 -1.3%
740 Hoffman Estates 51,738 4.1%
764 Downers Grove 49,473 -0.4%
807 Glenview 47,475 9.9%
825 Elmhurst 46,387 7.6%
861 Lombard 43,815 2.7%
870 DeKalb 43,194 10.2%
877 Plainfield 42,933 212.3%
895 Moline 42,250 -3.8%
900 Urbana 42,014 11.0%
903 Belleville 41,906 -1.0%
917 Buffalo Grove 41,346 -4.4%
921 Bartlett 41,178 11.8%
932 Quincy 40,531 -0.3%
938 Crystal Lake 40,339 5.1%
941 Streamwood 40,166 9.6%
944 Carol Stream 40,069 -1.0%
955 Romeoville 39,706 79.7%
993 Wheeling 38,315 5.6%
995 Carpentersville 38,291 23.0%
998 Rock Island 38,210 -3.6%
1003 Hanover Park 38,044 -0.6%
1021 Park Ridge 37,496 -0.7%
1032 Addison 36,902 1.3%
1037 Calumet City 36,732 -5.8%
1105 Oswego 34,571 148.7%
1114 Glendale Heights 34,145 6.7%
1135 Woodridge 33,476 7.5%
1138 Northbrook 33,421 -0.3%
1152 Pekin 33,038 -2.5%
1159 Elk Grove Village 32,931 -5.2%
1165 St. Charles 32,717 15.8%
1193 Danville 31,597 -8.1%
1200 Mundelein 31,475 1.1%
1218 Galesburg 30,960 -8.1%
1219 Gurnee 30,957 6.9%
1220 Algonquin 30,947 33.1%
1258 Chicago Heights 30,026 -8.3%
1261 North Chicago 29,951 -16.7%
1271 Highland Park 29,641 -2.2%
1272 Niles 29,617 -1.3%
1287 O'Fallon 29,031 30.3%
1291 Granite City 28,908 -9.4%
1292 Burbank 28,886 3.4%
1298 Lake in the Hills 28,830 19.7%
1333 Lansing 28,086 -0.7%
1336 Glen Ellyn 28,042 2.9%
1345 Oak Forest 27,792 -1.4%
1346 Round Lake Beach 27,776 6.2%
1368 West Chicago 27,221 13.9%
1369 Wilmette 27,219 -1.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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