Latest Data (2017)
Population 43,926
Nationwide Rank 871

Quick Facts

Plainfield, Illinois is the 871st largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Plainfield, Illinois is a village.

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

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

Plainfield, Illinois Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
861 El Centro, California 44,364 16.3%
862 Oro Valley, Arizona 44,350 35.3%
863 Altamonte Springs, Florida 44,277 7.2%
864 Rockwall, Texas 44,208 134.7%
865 North Lauderdale, Florida 44,198 14.5%
866 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts 44,163 -8.0%
867 York, Pennsylvania 44,132 6.9%
868 North Miami Beach, Florida 44,124 5.7%
869 Bountiful, Utah 44,107 6.5%
870 Altoona, Pennsylvania 44,098 -10.7%
871 Plainfield, Illinois 43,926 219.5%
872 Lombard, Illinois 43,745 2.5%
873 Urbandale, Iowa 43,592 47.7%
874 Lompoc, California 43,542 5.6%
875 Winter Garden, Florida 43,536 180.0%
876 Freeport, New York 43,508 -0.6%
877 Kyle, Texas 43,480 626.1%
878 Salem, Massachusetts 43,415 7.3%
879 Riverton, Utah 43,344 71.2%
880 San Bruno, California 43,299 7.8%
881 Peachtree Corners, Georgia 43,268

Similarly Sized Cities In Illinois

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 43,926 871
2016 42,933 877
2015 42,527 882
2014 42,138 877
2013 41,734 879
2012 40,466 896
2011 40,151 896
2010 39,581 904
2009 36,659 960
2008 36,234 968
2007 35,177 990
2006 32,031 1,065
2005 28,228 1,196
2004 24,634 1,357
2003 20,684 1,579
2002 17,542 1,784
2001 15,570 1,959
2000 13,745 2,145
1990 5,254 3,934