Latest Data (2017)
Population 11,809
Nationwide Rank 2719

Quick Facts

Pontiac, Illinois is the 2,719th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Pontiac, Illinois is a city.

Pontiac, Illinois is currently 1.3% smaller than it was in 2000, the year of its peak recorded population.

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

Pontiac, Illinois Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2709 Evanston, Wyoming 11,866 3.4%
2710 Lewisburg, Tennessee 11,857 11.8%
2711 Portales, New Mexico 11,850 6.4%
2712 Dunkirk, New York 11,848 -9.5%
2713 Healdsburg, California 11,840 7.3%
2714 Sedro-Woolley, Washington 11,838 32.2%
2715 Weatherford, Oklahoma 11,832 19.8%
2716 Lantana, Florida 11,824 25.5%
2717 Bucyrus, Ohio 11,817 -10.5%
2718 Gulf Shores, Alabama 11,809 105.6%
2719 Pontiac, Illinois 11,809 -1.2%
2720 Bogalusa, Louisiana 11,789 -11.4%
2721 Enumclaw, Washington 11,784 6.2%
2722 Salem, Ohio 11,782 -5.3%
2723 Wallington, New Jersey 11,781 1.7%
2724 Madison, Indiana 11,777 -1.9%
2725 Florham Park, New Jersey 11,765 9.9%
2726 Port Washington, Wisconsin 11,762 11.9%
2727 Emeryville, California 11,758 67.9%
2728 Maryville, Missouri 11,757 10.1%
2729 Red Bank, Tennessee 11,754 -4.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Illinois

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
2043 Palos Hills 17,358 -1.7%
2053 Shorewood 17,249 112.8%
2062 Lemont 17,075 26.2%
2083 Washington 16,811 43.2%
2104 Fairview Heights 16,588 10.6%
2107 Country Club Hills 16,564 2.3%
2122 Westchester 16,461 -2.0%
2133 Bridgeview 16,335 6.4%
2139 Morton 16,301 5.4%
2153 Prospect Heights 16,180 -5.0%
2217 La Grange 15,581 0.0%
2243 Bradley 15,344 17.8%
2256 Dixon 15,202 -5.0%
2277 Mount Vernon 14,956 -8.5%
2297 Sterling 14,766 -6.5%
2304 Morris 14,651 21.8%
2307 Midlothian 14,634 2.0%
2326 Lindenhurst 14,467 12.9%
2330 Norridge 14,437 -0.8%
2349 Antioch 14,235 57.6%
2353 Chicago Ridge 14,186 0.5%
2359 Cahokia 14,151 -13.5%
2380 Beach Park 13,995 37.7%
2387 Forest Park 13,951 -10.9%
2388 Hickory Hills 13,950 0.2%
2400 Canton 13,865 -9.4%
2402 Hazel Crest 13,837 -6.6%
2406 Lincoln 13,816 -10.0%
2408 Wood Dale 13,798 1.4%
2420 Wauconda 13,737 42.2%
2455 Swansea 13,518 22.9%
2456 Richton Park 13,505 7.4%
2461 Western Springs 13,479 7.3%
2467 La Grange Park 13,433 1.1%
2472 Riverdale 13,352 -11.1%
2481 Warrenville 13,269 -0.6%
2502 Streator 13,135 -7.3%
2510 Shiloh 13,090 50.4%
2523 Glen Carbon 12,985 22.3%
2542 Herrin 12,880 12.2%
2550 Justice 12,836 5.2%
2555 Channahon 12,805 61.3%
2563 Rantoul 12,769 -1.2%
2586 Chatham 12,624 45.4%
2590 Effingham 12,589 1.6%
2595 Markham 12,538 -1.5%
2604 Lincolnwood 12,483 1.0%
2606 Winnetka 12,480 0.0%
2607 Kewanee 12,473 -3.8%
2613 Centralia 12,452 -13.4%
2620 Palos Heights 12,403 9.5%
2630 Northlake 12,364 4.0%
2719 Pontiac 11,809 -1.2%
2751 Schiller Park 11,640 -1.0%
2761 Plano 11,588 102.8%
2807 Minooka 11,307 175.3%
2810 Campton Hills 11,282 23.0%
2813 Summit 11,278 6.0%
2842 River Forest 11,132 -4.2%
2882 Crestwood 10,846 -3.6%
2886 Burr Ridge 10,818 0.4%
2917 Worth 10,661 -3.4%
2920 Taylorville 10,650 -15.8%
2934 Lyons 10,585 3.3%
2942 Fox Lake 10,554 14.3%
2951 Roscoe 10,505 65.4%
2964 Sauk Village 10,452 0.3%
2989 Waterloo 10,355 26.4%
3005 Barrington 10,297 1.0%
3012 Columbia 10,274 28.5%
3014 Wood River 10,263 -9.1%
3029 Troy 10,176 18.9%
3046 River Grove 10,093 -5.2%
3102 Peru 9,834 -0.1%
3105 Highland 9,830 15.1%
3106 Sugar Grove 9,830 139.5%
3130 Winfield 9,685 9.5%
3176 Itasca 9,416 12.6%
3179 Steger 9,411 -3.0%
3193 Flossmoor 9,332 -0.1%
3194 Bethalto 9,327 -2.5%
3205 Lynwood 9,279 16.0%
3224 Harvard 9,180 12.7%
3232 Rochelle 9,159 -5.3%
3241 LaSalle 9,120 -7.8%
3246 Monmouth 9,091 -7.3%
3258 Manteno 9,021 37.8%
3280 Olney 8,942 1.9%
3290 Rock Falls 8,911 -7.1%
3294 Glencoe 8,900 1.8%
3299 Glenwood 8,880 -1.5%
3342 Riverside 8,742 -1.5%
3343 Harrisburg 8,737 -11.3%
3353 Lake Villa 8,716 40.8%
3354 Clarendon Hills 8,712 10.8%
3401 Willowbrook 8,521 -5.8%
3402 Chester 8,514 1.1%
3403 Harwood Heights 8,505 2.4%
3404 Mahomet 8,505 69.4%
3433 Hawthorn Woods 8,412 36.8%
3464 Paris 8,322 -9.6%
3490 Savoy 8,272 83.5%
3492 Jerseyville 8,265 3.2%
3520 Crete 8,165 4.3%
3522 Pingree Grove 8,165 4266.3%
3549 Island Lake 8,116 -0.9%
3556 Oak Brook 8,077 -6.6%
3557 Gilberts 8,073 525.8%
3564 Hillside 8,043 -1.2%
3568 Long Grove 8,026 17.8%
3576 Mascoutah 8,010 38.9%
3594 West Frankfort 7,953 -3.4%
3608 Maryville 7,900 60.7%
3652 Broadview 7,781 -5.7%
3657 Manhattan 7,776 127.7%
3660 Calumet Park 7,757 -8.8%
3676 Round Lake Park 7,704 27.1%
3686 South Beloit 7,673 41.0%
3718 Princeton 7,583 0.8%
3722 Silvis 7,571 4.1%
3723 Murphysboro 7,568 -12.9%
3739 Park City 7,513 12.7%
3740 Inverness 7,508 7.2%
3744 Marengo 7,496 16.7%
3755 Rockton 7,473 36.6%
3760 Robinson 7,453 9.7%
3775 Sandwich 7,387 12.2%
3791 West Dundee 7,352 29.8%
3796 Lincolnshire 7,336 19.3%
3852 Salem 7,173 -9.1%
3859 Orland Hills 7,152 5.1%
3879 Mendota 7,099 -2.4%
3901 Vandalia 7,012 0.3%
3904 University Park 7,006 3.9%
3911 Clinton 6,981 -6.8%
3913 Mount Carmel 6,972 -12.6%
3919 Benton 6,964 0.5%
3970 Litchfield 6,793 -2.5%
3982 Greenville 6,761 -3.8%
3989 Winthrop Harbor 6,745 0.0%
4010 Stickney 6,694 9.0%
4058 North Riverside 6,564 -1.7%
4069 Geneseo 6,533 0.4%
4141 Hampshire 6,347 112.4%
4152 Johnsburg 6,317 16.0%
4169 Bartonville 6,250 -1.1%
4177 Braidwood 6,219 18.0%
4197 Chillicothe 6,145 2.8%
4204 Metropolis 6,133 -6.6%
4216 East Alton 6,100 -10.5%
4241 Lakemoor 6,048 106.3%
4248 Hillsboro 6,037 -5.1%
4272 Countryside 5,964 -1.7%
4300 Posen 5,914 24.8%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 11,809 2,719
2016 11,827 2,707
2015 11,794 2,698
2014 11,599 2,709
2013 11,688 2,683
2012 11,828 2,646
2011 11,897 2,619
2010 11,931 2,597
2009 11,261 2,682
2008 11,278 2,665
2007 11,226 2,653
2006 11,262 2,625
2005 11,307 2,584
2004 11,421 2,551
2003 11,511 2,524
2002 11,541 2,501
2001 11,914 2,417
2000 11,962 2,394
1990 11,612 2,183