Latest Data (2018)
Population 4,229
Nationwide Rank 5221

Quick Facts

Paxton, Illinois is the 5,221st largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Paxton, Illinois is a city.

Paxton, Illinois is currently 7.8% smaller than it was in 2000, the year of its peak recorded population.

Paxton, Illinois's growth is below average. 79% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
5211 Hokes Bluff, Alabama 4,252 2.6%
5212 Indian River Shores, Florida 4,252 23.2%
5213 San Diego, Texas 4,251 -10.1%
5214 Wayland, Michigan 4,250 7.7%
5215 Blanchester, Ohio 4,249 -1.0%
5216 Medina, Tennessee 4,246 330.1%
5217 Deer Park, Washington 4,245 40.1%
5218 Centralia, Missouri 4,244 12.4%
5219 Hampton, Iowa 4,236 0.6%
5220 Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania 4,236 -10.1%
5221 Paxton, Illinois 4,229 -7.8%
5222 Spindale, North Carolina 4,227 6.0%
5223 Dyersville, Iowa 4,225 4.3%
5224 North Wilkesboro, North Carolina 4,225 1.3%
5225 West Reading, Pennsylvania 4,223 3.0%
5226 Chelan, Washington 4,222 12.8%
5227 Hometown, Illinois 4,222 -5.3%
5228 Sebring, Ohio 4,222 -15.8%
5229 Kewaskum, Wisconsin 4,221 26.0%
5230 Belleair, Florida 4,217 3.6%
5231 Westover, West Virginia 4,217 7.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In Illinois

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
3442 Savoy 8,418 86.7%
3444 Harwood Heights 8,413 1.3%
3470 Paris 8,345 -9.4%
3502 Chester 8,262 -1.8%
3504 West Dundee 8,258 45.8%
3514 Jerseyville 8,236 2.8%
3555 Crete 8,117 3.7%
3562 Gilberts 8,097 527.6%
3566 Oak Brook 8,074 -6.7%
3569 Island Lake 8,072 -1.4%
3586 Mascoutah 8,029 39.2%
3593 Manhattan 7,999 134.2%
3598 Maryville 7,984 62.4%
3607 Hillside 7,958 -2.2%
3608 Long Grove 7,956 16.8%
3621 Lincolnshire 7,925 28.9%
3639 West Frankfort 7,882 -4.2%
3694 Round Lake Park 7,707 27.1%
3698 Broadview 7,692 -6.7%
3701 Calumet Park 7,672 -9.8%
3703 South Beloit 7,664 40.8%
3746 Princeton 7,545 0.3%
3749 Silvis 7,537 3.7%
3761 Murphysboro 7,477 -14.0%
3764 Rockton 7,463 36.4%
3768 Marengo 7,457 16.1%
3769 Park City 7,457 11.8%
3774 Inverness 7,438 6.2%
3788 Robinson 7,400 8.9%
3796 Sandwich 7,370 12.0%
3889 Salem 7,097 -10.0%
3896 Orland Hills 7,082 4.0%
3904 Mendota 7,057 -3.0%
3917 Mount Carmel 7,020 -12.0%
3933 University Park 6,958 3.2%
3946 Clinton 6,927 -7.5%
3949 Benton 6,913 -0.1%
3994 Litchfield 6,753 -3.1%
4013 Vandalia 6,703 -4.1%
4028 Winthrop Harbor 6,673 -1.1%
4049 Stickney 6,620 7.8%
4089 Geneseo 6,514 0.1%
4096 North Riverside 6,489 -2.8%
4106 Greenville 6,453 -8.2%
4156 Hampshire 6,324 111.7%
4157 Johnsburg 6,324 16.1%
4196 Braidwood 6,203 17.7%
4208 Bartonville 6,172 -2.3%
4246 Chillicothe 6,073 1.6%
4253 Metropolis 6,047 -7.9%
4261 East Alton 6,025 -11.6%
4264 Lakemoor 6,014 105.1%
4267 Hillsboro 5,996 -5.7%
4281 Countryside 5,954 -1.8%
4295 Elburn 5,926 109.1%
4325 Carterville 5,866 24.8%
4333 Posen 5,851 23.5%
4358 Mount Zion 5,805 18.9%
4367 Peoria Heights 5,778 -12.4%
4382 Du Quoin 5,748 -10.9%
4385 Wilmington 5,742 4685.0%
4399 Spring Grove 5,709 42.6%
4408 Pontoon Beach 5,672 -1.4%
4412 Willow Springs 5,668 9.8%
4431 Lake Bluff 5,617 -7.4%
4439 Volo 5,580 2582.6%
4444 Monticello 5,575 8.4%
4461 Carlinville 5,543 -8.2%
4483 Beardstown 5,502 -5.0%
4505 Robbins 5,464 -17.5%
4518 Pinckneyville 5,429 -1.0%
4520 Pana 5,428 -8.6%
4525 Northfield 5,422 -2.5%
4548 Coal City 5,368 10.5%
4584 Eureka 5,282 5.0%
4591 Highwood 5,272 -3.7%
4621 Genoa 5,207 22.6%
4624 Spring Valley 5,199 -4.5%
4652 Creve Coeur 5,137 -5.5%
4657 Colona 5,125 -1.8%
4658 Monee 5,122 68.0%
4671 Poplar Grove 5,099 172.6%
4686 Hoopeston 5,079 -15.0%
4691 Berkeley 5,073 -3.1%
4715 Milan 5,031 -6.2%
4732 South Barrington 4,993 31.9%
4740 Fairfield 4,981 -7.8%
4743 Staunton 4,972 -3.3%
4748 Centreville 4,965 -16.4%
4808 Flora 4,883 -3.4%
4814 Lake Barrington 4,879 2.1%
4818 Marseilles 4,873 4.1%
4821 Carmi 4,871 -9.9%
4831 Watseka 4,860 -14.3%
4840 Stone Park 4,844 -5.4%
4846 Olympia Fields 4,833 2.0%
4870 Palos Park 4,778 -1.7%
4927 Sherman 4,684 61.2%
4929 Auburn 4,681 5.3%
4952 Fox River Grove 4,630 -7.3%
5005 Shelbyville 4,542 -8.3%
5021 West Peoria 4,508 -5.0%
5030 Breese 4,493 9.8%
5039 Sullivan 4,483 2.7%
5057 Beecher 4,460 109.5%
5109 Lawrenceville 4,383 -7.1%
5128 Cortland 4,361 104.3%
5133 Tuscola 4,352 -2.9%
5155 Sparta 4,326 -5.4%
5189 Lebanon 4,274 20.2%
5196 Pittsfield 4,265 -7.8%
5205 Deer Park 4,259 35.6%
5206 Freeburg 4,257 4.0%
5221 Paxton 4,229 -7.8%
5227 Hometown 4,222 -5.3%
5236 Barrington Hills 4,207 6.2%
5275 Anna 4,143 -19.4%
5279 Peotone 4,136 21.2%
5293 Burnham 4,119 -1.1%
5301 Caseyville 4,107 -5.7%
5303 Rosemont 4,107 -2.6%
5343 Morrison 4,046 -9.6%
5350 South Chicago Heights 4,042 1.9%
5365 Kildeer 4,019 13.1%
5385 Dwight 3,993 -8.7%
5392 Lakewood 3,985 67.4%
5409 Eldorado 3,962 -12.3%
5438 St. Joseph 3,928 31.8%
5457 Washington Park 3,906 -34.1%
5466 Millstadt 3,885 31.3%
5468 Wonder Lake 3,884 34.3%
5475 Green Oaks 3,868 6.9%
5493 Dupo 3,844 -2.3%
5494 Marshall 3,843 -1.8%
5511 Smithton 3,826 60.5%
5536 Madison 3,794 -16.4%
5562 Coal Valley 3,757 3.6%
5566 Indian Head Park 3,751 1.8%
5589 Metamora 3,713 35.7%
5591 Rochester 3,713 28.5%
5615 Wadsworth 3,681 8.8%
5657 Fairbury 3,623 -8.8%
5659 Dixmoor 3,616 -8.1%
5666 Hainesville 3,608 67.5%
5674 Byron 3,603 18.5%
5681 Riverwoods 3,595 -6.7%
5692 Oglesby 3,587 -1.4%
5723 Le Roy 3,544 6.0%
5741 Red Bud 3,526 2.5%
5762 Forsyth 3,496 42.1%
5763 Oregon 3,496 -14.0%
5785 Aledo 3,469 -3.8%
5803 Tolono 3,449 27.0%
5814 Johnston City 3,441 -2.9%
5823 Germantown Hills 3,430 49.9%
5839 Riverton 3,405 9.8%
5879 Virden 3,354 -3.7%
5883 Fulton 3,346 -13.8%
5932 Gibson City 3,297 -2.3%
5950 Sleepy Hollow 3,277 -8.1%
5966 New Baden 3,264 8.4%
5992 Georgetown 3,234 -10.6%
6036 East Dundee 3,192 6.8%
6045 Galena 3,183 -8.0%
6046 Carlyle 3,181 -6.6%
6101 South Jacksonville 3,139 -9.5%
6120 Gillespie 3,121 -8.1%
6126 Momence 3,113 -1.2%
6151 Abingdon 3,088 -14.2%
6197 Havana 3,040 -14.8%
6199 Nashville 3,040 -3.4%
6247 Westville 2,990 -5.5%
6263 Winnebago 2,978 0.0%
6269 Sumner 2,973 191.7%
6270 North Barrington 2,970 0.0%
6321 Bushnell 2,904 -10.6%
6324 Rushville 2,902 -9.8%
6326 Heyworth 2,899 17.5%
6337 Cherry Valley 2,887 29.2%
6360 Newton 2,860 -6.3%
6389 Arcola 2,840 -0.1%
6417 Mount Morris 2,808 -7.6%
6428 Savanna 2,798 -20.9%
6449 McLeansboro 2,773 -5.7%
6463 Knoxville 2,765 -12.8%
6503 Hamilton 2,740 -9.3%
6510 El Paso 2,735 -0.1%
6516 Lena 2,734 -5.5%
6518 Christopher 2,731 -3.9%
6559 Ford Heights 2,705 -21.4%
6594 Round Lake Heights 2,671 95.1%
6611 Marquette Heights 2,663 -4.7%
6632 Pawnee 2,651 0.3%
6635 Tilton 2,647 -19.3%
6641 Casey 2,635 -10.3%
6674 Trenton 2,607 -0.6%
6767 Sheridan 2,529 4.8%
6768 Diamond 2,528 79.2%
6812 Kenilworth 2,494 0.0%
6822 Galva 2,485 -11.2%
6849 Fairmont City 2,471 1.4%
6855 Carthage 2,465 -9.2%
6907 Villa Grove 2,426 -4.8%
6911 Wayne 2,425 12.0%
6921 Thornton 2,419 -6.1%
6931 Carrollton 2,413 -7.1%
7028 White Hall 2,346 -10.6%
7056 Davis Junction 2,328 144.5%
7061 Amboy 2,322 -11.6%
7119 Altamont 2,283 0.0%
7132 Ina 2,273 -7.5%
7154 Seneca 2,261 10.1%
7155 Elwood 2,260 36.5%
7160 Farmington 2,258 -13.1%
7197 Henry 2,232 -11.8%
7202 Arthur 2,227 0.1%
7206 Petersburg 2,226 -3.0%
7243 Polo 2,198 -11.2%
7255 Cairo 2,188 -39.6%
7264 Lewistown 2,183 -13.3%
7309 Mason City 2,155 -15.7%
7321 Brighton 2,150 -2.0%
7348 Nokomis 2,126 -10.8%
7359 Oakbrook Terrace 2,119 -6.7%
7363 Tremont 2,118 4.5%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 4,229 5,221
2017 4,218 5,214
2016 4,304 5,137
2015 4,357 5,087
2014 4,345 5,078
2013 4,417 5,028
2012 4,448 4,991
2011 4,431 4,999
2010 4,473 4,944
2009 4,465 4,907
2008 4,483 4,871
2007 4,508 4,828
2006 4,473 4,827
2005 4,488 4,787
2004 4,525 4,738
2003 4,533 4,719
2002 4,557 4,688
2001 4,563 4,672
2000 4,587 4,644
1990 4,323 4,459