Latest Data (2016)
Population 34,571
Nationwide Rank 1105

Quick Facts

Oswego, Illinois is the 1,105th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Oswego, Illinois is a village.

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

Oswego, Illinois is growing extremely quickly. It is growing faster than 95% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Oswego, Illinois Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
1095 Lauderdale Lakes, Florida 34,790 11.3%
1096 Brunswick, Ohio 34,756 3.5%
1097 Stow, Ohio 34,711 7.0%
1098 University City, Missouri 34,706 -7.9%
1099 McMinnville, Oregon 34,690 29.9%
1100 Vestavia Hills, Alabama 34,688 12.2%
1101 Beverly Hills, California 34,687 2.3%
1102 Richmond, Kentucky 34,652 25.0%
1103 Torrington, Connecticut 34,646 -1.6%
1104 Mount Vernon, Washington 34,590 29.2%
1105 Oswego, Illinois 34,571 148.7%
1106 Leawood, Kansas 34,565 24.4%
1107 Norristown, Pennsylvania 34,370 9.6%
1108 Waxahachie, Texas 34,345 58.3%
1109 San Dimas, California 34,338 -2.0%
1110 Seaside, California 34,312 3.6%
1111 Cottonwood Heights, Utah 34,285 -2.4%
1112 Riviera Beach, Florida 34,244 14.5%
1113 Foster City, California 34,175 18.7%
1114 Glendale Heights, Illinois 34,145 6.7%
1115 Dalton, Georgia 34,077 20.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In Illinois

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
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%
1387 East St. Louis 26,922 -14.6%
1390 Alton 26,861 -11.8%
1398 Huntley 26,611 327.9%
1399 McHenry 26,611 22.0%
1409 Kankakee 26,445 -4.3%
1413 Batavia 26,391 8.1%
1417 Vernon Hills 26,328 29.2%
1422 New Lenox 26,217 42.7%
1424 Carbondale 26,179 -0.2%
1477 Lockport 25,231 60.6%
1478 Melrose Park 25,229 8.8%
1485 Woodstock 25,085 23.4%
1486 Edwardsville 25,071 12.0%
1487 Belvidere 25,070 18.2%
1498 Harvey 24,947 -16.7%
1512 Westmont 24,767 -0.5%
1517 Collinsville 24,635 -1.2%
1520 Elmwood Park 24,626 -2.9%
1529 Homer Glen 24,481 9.0%
1536 Freeport 24,392 -7.6%
1557 Zion 24,029 4.4%
1558 Rolling Meadows 24,021 -2.5%
1574 Maywood 23,756 -11.8%
1587 Loves Park 23,413 15.1%
1590 Blue Island 23,401 -0.2%
1598 Morton Grove 23,227 3.6%
1613 East Peoria 22,939 1.1%
1615 Lisle 22,930 1.4%
1618 Dolton 22,891 -10.5%
1619 Machesney Park 22,873 9.9%
1622 Roselle 22,814 -2.1%
1651 South Elgin 22,433 35.6%
1667 Darien 22,085 -3.8%
1669 Bloomingdale 22,075 1.4%
1679 Villa Park 21,882 -1.9%
1680 Geneva 21,880 10.6%
1682 South Holland 21,817 -1.8%
1686 Park Forest 21,785 -7.3%
1719 Crest Hill 21,169 55.1%
1720 East Moline 21,135 -1.5%
1721 Charleston 21,133 -0.1%
1749 Grayslake 20,831 11.1%
1779 Libertyville 20,405 -1.9%
1799 Mokena 20,097 36.3%
1813 Lake Zurich 19,967 7.5%
1836 Evergreen Park 19,637 -5.5%
1843 Montgomery 19,523 248.3%
1854 Lake Forest 19,388 -3.8%
1873 Homewood 19,175 -1.8%
1876 Alsip 19,158 -2.7%
1882 Bellwood 19,107 -6.8%
1885 Matteson 19,097 46.4%
1891 Deerfield 19,000 2.5%
1903 Frankfort 18,857 76.3%
1906 Yorkville 18,833 185.9%
1914 Brookfield 18,753 -1.6%
1918 Jacksonville 18,729 -6.3%
1932 Bourbonnais 18,499 20.4%
1945 Round Lake 18,375 204.8%
1946 Bensenville 18,355 -11.4%
1948 Macomb 18,352 -0.5%
1954 Ottawa 18,289 -1.4%
1965 Franklin Park 18,110 -7.0%
1972 Mattoon 18,028 -1.1%
1989 Sycamore 17,867 43.7%
1993 Cary 17,840 14.3%
1994 Marion 17,826 9.9%
2002 Godfrey 17,733 5.5%
2007 Hinsdale 17,631 0.9%
2027 North Aurora 17,426 59.0%
2029 Palos Hills 17,410 -1.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 34,571 1,105
2015 33,955 1,108
2014 33,099 1,128
2013 32,174 1,152
2012 31,672 1,148
2011 31,118 1,156
2010 30,355 1,168
2009 29,364 1,195
2008 28,950 1,197
2007 27,687 1,239
2006 25,631 1,337
2005 23,145 1,446
2004 21,024 1,574
2003 18,974 1,695
2002 17,339 1,801
2001 15,572 1,958
2000 13,896 2,129
1990 4,224 4,535