Latest Data (2017)
Population 114,868
Nationwide Rank 247

Quick Facts

Springfield, Illinois is the 247th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Springfield, Illinois is a city.

Springfield, Illinois is currently 1.2% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Springfield, Illinois's growth is extremely below average. 86% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Springfield, Illinois Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
237 Provo, Utah 117,335 11.0%
238 Independence, Missouri 117,306 3.2%
239 Lansing, Michigan 116,986 -1.9%
240 Odessa, Texas 116,861 29.0%
241 Richardson, Texas 116,783 26.5%
242 Fairfield, California 116,266 20.0%
243 El Monte, California 116,109 0.0%
244 Rochester, Minnesota 115,733 29.4%
245 Clearwater, Florida 115,513 5.4%
246 Carlsbad, California 115,330 45.2%
247 Springfield, Illinois 114,868 2.3%
248 Temecula, California 114,327 66.4%
249 West Jordan, Utah 113,905 43.3%
250 Costa Mesa, California 113,825 3.9%
251 Miami Gardens, Florida 113,750 12.8%
252 Cambridge, Massachusetts 113,630 11.7%
253 College Station, Texas 113,564 64.8%
254 Murrieta, California 113,326 118.7%
255 Downey, California 113,092 5.2%
256 Peoria, Illinois 112,883 -0.1%
257 Westminster, Colorado 112,812 11.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Illinois

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
115 Aurora 200,965 39.0%
175 Joliet 148,462 37.1%
176 Naperville 147,682 14.1%
177 Rockford 147,051 -3.1%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 114,868 247
2016 115,715 241
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