Latest Data (2015)
Population 116,565
Nationwide Rank 236

Quick Facts

Springfield, Illinois is the 236th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Springfield, Illinois is a city.

Springfield, Illinois is as large as it has ever been. In 2015 Springfield had its largest population ever.

Springfield, Illinois's growth is below average. 78% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Springfield, Illinois Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
230 Odessa, Texas 31.4%
231 Fargo, North Dakota 30.3%
232 Beaumont, Texas 4.0%
233 Independence, Missouri 3.2%
234 Ann Arbor, Michigan 2.1%
235 El Monte, California 0.4%
236 Springfield, Illinois 3.8%
237 Round Rock, Texas 91.1%
238 Wilmington, North Carolina 29.1%
239 Arvada, Colorado 12.8%
240 Provo, Utah 9.0%
241 Peoria, Illinois 1.8%
242 Lansing, Michigan -3.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 116,565 236
2014 116,809 233
2013 117,006 230
2012 117,126 227
2011 116,992 224
2010 116,250 221
2009 118,033 212
2008 117,456 212
2007 117,090 208
2006 116,476 204
2005 115,652 208
2004 114,874 210
2003 113,605 209
2002 112,854 206
2001 112,708 207
2000 112,236 205
1990 107,265 184
1880 19,743 100
1870 17,364 84