Latest Data (2016)
Population 88,182
Nationwide Rank 367

Quick Facts

Waukegan, Illinois is the 367th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Waukegan, Illinois is a city.

Waukegan, Illinois is currently 1.0% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Waukegan, Illinois's growth is extremely below average. 90% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Waukegan, Illinois Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
357 Concord, North Carolina 89,891 58.7%
358 Tracy, California 89,274 53.7%
359 Suffolk, Virginia 89,273 39.0%
360 Asheville, North Carolina 89,121 22.2%
361 Livermore, California 89,115 20.5%
362 Newton, Massachusetts 89,045 6.2%
363 Fall River, Massachusetts 88,930 -3.4%
364 Menifee, California 88,531 106.9%
365 Indio, California 88,488 75.8%
366 Norwalk, Connecticut 88,438 6.4%
367 Waukegan, Illinois 88,182 -0.1%
368 Sugar Land, Texas 88,177 35.8%
369 Fort Smith, Arkansas 88,133 9.2%
370 Hawthorne, California 88,031 4.5%
371 Nashua, New Hampshire 87,882 1.2%
372 Chino, California 87,776 25.3%
373 Kirkland, Washington 87,701 94.7%
374 Edinburg, Texas 87,650 79.1%
375 Reading, Pennsylvania 87,575 7.7%
376 Bellingham, Washington 87,574 29.1%
377 Citrus Heights, California 87,432 2.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Illinois

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
174 Joliet 148,262 36.9%
175 Rockford 147,651 -2.7%
177 Naperville 147,122 13.7%
241 Springfield 115,715 3.0%
244 Peoria 114,265 1.0%
256 Elgin 112,123 18.1%
367 Waukegan 88,182 -0.1%
381 Champaign 86,637 22.9%
404 Cicero 82,992 -2.9%
433 Bloomington 78,005 18.7%
460 Arlington Heights 75,525 -1.2%
463 Evanston 74,895 1.0%
467 Bolingbrook 74,518 30.8%
468 Schaumburg 74,446 -1.1%
482 Decatur 72,706 -11.2%
513 Palatine 68,766 3.6%
566 Skokie 64,270 1.4%
638 Orland Park 58,862 14.4%
646 Des Plaines 58,141 1.8%
660 Tinley Park 56,831 15.4%
667 Oak Lawn 56,257 1.8%
672 Berwyn 55,748 3.3%
698 Normal 54,264 18.9%
700 Mount Prospect 54,171 -3.6%
708 Wheaton 53,389 -3.9%
739 Oak Park 51,774 -1.3%
740 Hoffman Estates 51,738 4.1%
764 Downers Grove 49,473 -0.4%
807 Glenview 47,475 9.9%
825 Elmhurst 46,387 7.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 88,182 367
2015 88,475 359
2014 88,915 350
2013 88,826 348
2012 88,862 342
2011 88,984 337
2010 89,078 333
2009 90,622 320
2008 90,154 320
2007 90,103 310
2006 90,196 304
2005 89,853 300
2004 90,433 294
2003 90,724 291
2002 90,742 288
2001 89,520 287
2000 88,352 289
1990 69,621 336