Latest Data (2017)
Population 68,644
Nationwide Rank 521

Quick Facts

Palatine, Illinois is the 521st largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Palatine, Illinois is a village.

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

Palatine, Illinois's growth is extremely below average. 82% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Palatine, Illinois Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
511 St. Charles, Missouri 70,329 15.9%
512 Homestead, Florida 69,907 119.0%
513 Walnut Creek, California 69,773 8.0%
514 Woodbury, Minnesota 69,756 48.5%
515 Davis, California 68,986 16.6%
516 Mansfield, Texas 68,928 142.5%
517 Marysville, Washington 68,864 134.7%
518 Delray Beach, Florida 68,749 13.9%
519 Gaithersburg, Maryland 68,710 29.9%
520 Mount Vernon, New York 68,703 0.4%
521 Palatine, Illinois 68,644 3.4%
522 Muncie, Indiana 68,625 -3.1%
523 Eau Claire, Wisconsin 68,587 10.3%
524 Bossier City, Louisiana 68,554 21.3%
525 Buckeye, Arizona 68,453 601.5%
526 Rockville, Maryland 68,401 43.0%
527 Broomfield, Colorado 68,341 72.7%
528 Yorba Linda, California 68,229 15.4%
529 Greenville, South Carolina 68,219 20.2%
530 Dothan, Alabama 68,202 16.9%
531 Daytona Beach, Florida 68,055 6.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In Illinois

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
247 Springfield 114,868 2.3%
256 Peoria 112,883 -0.1%
258 Elgin 112,456 18.4%
377 Waukegan 87,729 -0.7%
379 Champaign 87,432 24.0%
409 Cicero 82,552 -3.4%
443 Bloomington 77,934 18.6%
467 Arlington Heights 75,634 -1.1%
469 Bolingbrook 75,201 32.0%
471 Evanston 74,756 0.8%
478 Schaumburg 74,184 -1.4%
492 Decatur 72,174 -11.8%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 68,644 521
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