Latest Data (2018)
Population 29,770
Nationwide Rank 1282

Quick Facts

North Chicago, Illinois is the 1,282nd largest city in the United States as of 2018.

North Chicago, Illinois is a city.

North Chicago, Illinois is currently 17.3% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

North Chicago, Illinois's growth is extremely below average. 98% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

North Chicago, Illinois Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1272 Madison Heights, Michigan 30,039 -3.2%
1273 Santa Paula, California 30,011 4.3%
1274 Walnut, California 30,006 -0.2%
1275 Texarkana, Arkansas 29,972 7.6%
1276 Morristown, Tennessee 29,926 12.9%
1277 Sanford, North Carolina 29,917 27.5%
1278 Greenville, Mississippi 29,898 -27.7%
1279 Westfield, New Jersey 29,881 0.7%
1280 Rahway, New Jersey 29,880 12.6%
1281 Lawrenceville, Georgia 29,795 29.5%
1282 North Chicago, Illinois 29,770 -17.2%
1283 Cornelius, North Carolina 29,748 109.9%
1284 Suisun City, California 29,713 13.0%
1285 Seguin, Texas 29,700 25.0%
1286 Chamblee, Georgia 29,691 211.4%
1287 Parkersburg, West Virginia 29,675 -10.9%
1288 Kent, Ohio 29,662 5.3%
1289 Stockbridge, Georgia 29,638 168.6%
1290 Oak Park, Michigan 29,628 -8.4%
1291 Highland Park, Illinois 29,622 -2.3%
1292 O'Fallon, Illinois 29,584 32.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In Illinois

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
642 Des Plaines 58,959 3.2%
652 Orland Park 58,312 13.4%
681 Tinley Park 56,204 14.1%
689 Oak Lawn 55,511 0.5%
701 Berwyn 54,917 1.7%
705 Normal 54,742 19.9%
713 Mount Prospect 54,198 -3.5%
735 Wheaton 53,150 -4.3%
744 Oak Park 52,265 -0.4%
759 Hoffman Estates 51,197 3.0%
784 Downers Grove 49,387 -0.5%
831 Glenview 47,258 9.4%
841 Elmhurst 46,558 8.0%
866 Lombard 44,523 4.4%
875 Plainfield 44,138 221.1%
901 DeKalb 42,611 8.7%
914 Urbana 42,046 11.0%
916 Moline 41,902 -4.6%
935 Belleville 41,290 -2.5%
945 Bartlett 40,931 11.1%
948 Buffalo Grove 40,853 -5.5%
967 Quincy 40,042 -1.5%
968 Crystal Lake 40,036 4.4%
983 Romeoville 39,624 79.4%
985 Carol Stream 39,601 -2.2%
986 Streamwood 39,570 8.0%
1001 Wheeling 38,878 7.1%
1026 Hanover Park 37,747 -1.3%
1027 Carpentersville 37,744 21.2%
1028 Rock Island 37,678 -4.9%
1041 Park Ridge 37,240 -1.4%
1053 Addison 36,724 0.8%
1072 Calumet City 36,240 -7.1%
1103 Oswego 35,237 153.5%
1139 Glendale Heights 33,928 6.0%
1154 Woodridge 33,566 7.8%
1165 Northbrook 33,167 -1.1%
1170 St. Charles 33,032 16.9%
1186 Elk Grove Village 32,458 -6.6%
1194 Pekin 32,255 -4.8%
1229 Mundelein 31,234 0.3%
1238 Algonquin 30,910 32.9%
1240 Danville 30,898 -10.1%
1248 Gurnee 30,576 5.6%
1256 Galesburg 30,432 -9.7%
1282 North Chicago 29,770 -17.2%
1291 Highland Park 29,622 -2.3%
1292 O'Fallon 29,584 32.8%
1293 Chicago Heights 29,571 -9.7%
1306 Niles 29,184 -2.8%
1321 Lake in the Hills 28,835 19.7%
1329 Burbank 28,534 2.2%
1331 Granite City 28,476 -10.7%
1352 Glen Ellyn 27,928 2.5%
1364 Lansing 27,657 -2.2%
1374 Huntley 27,440 341.2%
1375 Oak Forest 27,406 -2.8%
1378 Round Lake Beach 27,325 4.4%
1382 Wilmette 27,265 -1.2%
1399 West Chicago 27,045 13.2%
1401 McHenry 27,022 23.9%
1416 New Lenox 26,780 45.7%
1420 Vernon Hills 26,641 30.7%
1429 Alton 26,528 -12.9%
1443 East St. Louis 26,346 -16.5%
1444 Batavia 26,316 7.8%
1455 Kankakee 26,052 -5.7%
1480 Lockport 25,508 62.3%
1485 Carbondale 25,376 -3.3%
1495 Woodstock 25,268 24.3%
1498 Belvidere 25,194 18.8%
1514 Edwardsville 24,969 11.5%
1517 Melrose Park 24,925 7.5%
1537 Westmont 24,647 -1.0%
1538 Harvey 24,641 -17.7%
1541 Collinsville 24,621 -1.3%
1547 Homer Glen 24,582 9.5%
1568 Elmwood Park 24,263 -4.3%
1584 Freeport 23,920 -9.3%
1597 Rolling Meadows 23,748 -3.6%
1601 Zion 23,705 3.0%
1612 South Elgin 23,447 41.8%
1615 Lisle 23,394 3.4%
1619 Maywood 23,368 -13.3%
1621 Loves Park 23,342 14.7%
1628 Blue Island 23,112 -1.4%
1642 Morton Grove 22,943 2.3%
1652 Machesney Park 22,695 9.1%
1655 Roselle 22,656 -2.8%
1661 East Peoria 22,561 -0.5%
1663 Dolton 22,547 -11.8%
1693 Darien 21,954 -4.4%
1697 Bloomingdale 21,894 0.6%
1702 Geneva 21,861 10.5%
1714 Villa Park 21,695 -2.8%
1733 South Holland 21,503 -3.2%
1736 Park Forest 21,429 -8.8%
1766 Grayslake 20,903 11.5%
1767 East Moline 20,890 -2.7%
1789 Crest Hill 20,568 50.7%
1804 Mokena 20,375 38.2%
1806 Libertyville 20,359 -2.1%
1818 Charleston 20,186 -4.6%
1823 Yorkville 20,119 205.4%
1833 Lake Zurich 20,022 7.8%
1855 Montgomery 19,749 252.4%
1868 Lake Forest 19,544 -3.1%
1874 Bourbonnais 19,485 26.9%
1879 Matteson 19,464 49.3%
1890 Evergreen Park 19,325 -7.0%
1900 Frankfort 19,178 79.3%
1917 Homewood 18,885 -3.3%
1918 Alsip 18,880 -4.1%
1922 Bellwood 18,839 -8.1%
1926 Deerfield 18,779 1.3%
1929 Jacksonville 18,749 -6.2%
1953 Brookfield 18,494 -2.9%
1966 Round Lake 18,278 203.2%
1969 Bensenville 18,226 -12.1%
1980 Ottawa 18,128 -2.3%
1982 North Aurora 18,124 65.4%
1985 Sycamore 18,083 45.5%
2010 Franklin Park 17,808 -8.5%
2011 Cary 17,788 14.0%
2016 Mattoon 17,729 -2.7%
2025 Hinsdale 17,652 1.0%
2029 Marion 17,620 8.6%
2036 Godfrey 17,559 4.5%
2037 Macomb 17,559 -4.8%
2051 Shorewood 17,385 114.5%
2067 Palos Hills 17,195 -2.6%
2071 Lemont 17,155 26.8%
2105 Washington 16,704 42.3%
2127 Country Club Hills 16,511 1.9%
2138 Fairview Heights 16,448 9.6%
2155 Westchester 16,279 -3.1%
2163 Morton 16,218 4.9%
2164 Bridgeview 16,187 5.5%
2186 Prospect Heights 16,014 -6.0%
2243 La Grange 15,440 -0.9%
2259 Bradley 15,277 17.3%
2270 Dixon 15,165 -5.2%
2292 Morris 14,918 24.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 29,770 1,282
2017 29,842 1,270
2016 29,951 1,261
2015 29,491 1,272
2014 30,395 1,223
2013 30,038 1,227
2012 29,667 1,228
2011 29,707 1,222
2010 32,574 1,106
2009 32,656 1,085
2008 32,539 1,079
2007 32,470 1,069
2006 32,675 1,043
2005 33,631 1,007
2004 33,061 1,013
2003 32,981 1,000
2002 36,460 897
2001 35,966 898
2000 35,976 895
1990 35,989 761