Latest Data (2016)
Population 68,766
Nationwide Rank 513

Quick Facts

Palatine, Illinois is the 513th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Palatine, Illinois is a village.

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

Palatine, Illinois's growth is extremely below average. 81% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Palatine, Illinois Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
503 North Richland Hills, Texas 69,798 24.7%
504 Maple Grove, Minnesota 69,576 35.4%
505 Kissimmee, Florida 69,369 41.1%
506 Union City, New Jersey 69,296 3.3%
507 St. Charles, Missouri 69,293 14.2%
508 Walnut Creek, California 69,122 7.0%
509 South Jordan, Utah 69,034 132.7%
510 Muncie, Indiana 69,010 -2.5%
511 Cedar Park, Texas 68,918 163.7%
512 Woodbury, Minnesota 68,820 46.5%
513 Palatine, Illinois 68,766 3.6%
514 Bossier City, Louisiana 68,485 21.2%
515 Dothan, Alabama 68,468 17.4%
516 Mount Vernon, New York 68,344 -0.1%
517 Eau Claire, Wisconsin 68,339 9.9%
518 Yorba Linda, California 68,235 15.4%
519 Davis, California 68,111 15.1%
520 Homestead, Florida 67,996 113.0%
521 Waterloo, Iowa 67,934 -1.2%
522 Redondo Beach, California 67,867 6.8%
523 Jacksonville, North Carolina 67,784 3.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In Illinois

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
241 Springfield 115,715 3.0%
244 Peoria 114,265 1.0%
256 Elgin 112,123 18.1%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 68,766 513
2015 69,308 503
2014 69,387 496
2013 69,350 490
2012 69,144 485
2011 68,858 480
2010 68,557 471
2009 66,690 487
2008 66,424 480
2007 66,374 473
2006 66,469 464
2005 66,688 460
2004 66,215 452
2003 66,510 444
2002 66,604 440
2001 66,588 431
2000 66,344 428
1990 49,791 529