Latest Data (2017)
Population 34,833
Nationwide Rank 1104

Quick Facts

Oswego, Illinois is the 1,104th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Oswego, Illinois is a village.

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

Oswego, Illinois is growing extremely quickly. It is growing faster than 97% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Oswego, Illinois Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1094 Peachtree City, Georgia 35,262 11.1%
1095 Holly Springs, North Carolina 35,223 247.9%
1096 El Mirage, Arizona 35,216 320.4%
1097 Clermont, Florida 35,211 237.3%
1098 Goldsboro, North Carolina 35,197 -12.3%
1099 Monroe, North Carolina 35,065 28.0%
1100 Mount Vernon, Washington 35,051 30.9%
1101 Pleasant Hill, California 34,987 5.8%
1102 Merrillville, Indiana 34,871 14.1%
1103 Brunswick, Ohio 34,867 3.9%
1104 Oswego, Illinois 34,833 150.6%
1105 Stow, Ohio 34,769 7.1%
1106 Mount Juliet, Tennessee 34,726 145.0%
1107 Riviera Beach, Florida 34,674 15.9%
1108 Leawood, Kansas 34,659 24.7%
1109 Tooele, Utah 34,628 49.7%
1110 University City, Missouri 34,549 -8.3%
1111 Torrington, Connecticut 34,538 -1.9%
1112 Norristown, Pennsylvania 34,510 10.1%
1113 Beverly Hills, California 34,484 1.7%
1114 Foster City, California 34,412 19.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In Illinois

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
1392 McHenry 26,911 23.3%
1400 Alton 26,725 -12.2%
1407 East St. Louis 26,662 -15.5%
1413 New Lenox 26,575 44.6%
1414 Batavia 26,563 8.8%
1433 Vernon Hills 26,253 28.8%
1434 Kankakee 26,216 -5.1%
1447 Carbondale 25,899 -1.3%
1472 Lockport 25,434 61.9%
1481 Woodstock 25,286 24.4%
1487 Melrose Park 25,197 8.7%
1488 Belvidere 25,181 18.7%
1506 Edwardsville 24,967 11.5%
1512 Harvey 24,908 -16.8%
1522 Westmont 24,756 -0.6%
1529 Collinsville 24,703 -0.9%
1531 Homer Glen 24,591 9.5%
1533 Elmwood Park 24,537 -3.3%
1565 Freeport 24,091 -8.7%
1573 Rolling Meadows 23,988 -2.6%
1574 Zion 23,952 4.1%
1590 Maywood 23,640 -12.3%
1601 Loves Park 23,387 15.0%
1604 Blue Island 23,361 -0.4%
1618 Morton Grove 23,142 3.2%
1630 Lisle 22,912 1.3%
1635 Roselle 22,794 -2.2%
1636 Dolton 22,793 -10.9%
1641 East Peoria 22,739 0.2%
1642 Machesney Park 22,733 9.2%
1654 South Elgin 22,549 36.3%
1677 Darien 22,061 -3.9%
1679 Bloomingdale 22,016 1.1%
1680 Geneva 22,010 11.3%
1688 Villa Park 21,836 -2.2%
1701 South Holland 21,732 -2.2%
1703 Park Forest 21,682 -7.7%
1728 Crest Hill 21,175 55.2%
1736 East Moline 21,109 -1.6%
1744 Charleston 20,996 -0.7%
1750 Grayslake 20,957 11.8%
1784 Libertyville 20,490 -1.5%
1800 Mokena 20,293 37.6%
1827 Lake Zurich 19,903 7.2%
1846 Montgomery 19,701 251.5%
1856 Lake Forest 19,612 -2.7%
1863 Evergreen Park 19,542 -6.0%
1870 Matteson 19,418 48.9%
1872 Yorkville 19,388 194.3%
1892 Homewood 19,089 -2.2%
1893 Alsip 19,079 -3.1%
1900 Bellwood 19,019 -7.2%
1901 Frankfort 19,009 77.7%
1906 Deerfield 18,946 2.2%
1926 Brookfield 18,694 -1.9%
1949 Jacksonville 18,454 -7.6%
1950 Round Lake 18,444 205.9%
1952 Bourbonnais 18,420 19.9%
1957 Bensenville 18,330 -11.6%
1964 Macomb 18,267 -0.9%
1966 North Aurora 18,245 66.5%
1970 Ottawa 18,180 -2.0%
1981 Sycamore 18,022 45.0%
1983 Franklin Park 18,012 -7.5%
1992 Mattoon 17,886 -1.8%
1993 Cary 17,885 14.6%
2005 Marion 17,762 9.5%
2012 Hinsdale 17,705 1.3%
2017 Godfrey 17,650 5.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 34,833 1,104
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