Latest Data (2017)
Population 53,373
Nationwide Rank 724

Quick Facts

Wheaton, Illinois is the 724th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Wheaton, Illinois is a city.

Wheaton, Illinois is currently 3.9% smaller than it was in 2000, the year of its peak recorded population.

Wheaton, Illinois's growth is extremely below average. 88% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Wheaton, Illinois Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
714 Mount Prospect, Illinois 53,930 -4.0%
715 Elyria, Ohio 53,883 -3.8%
716 Yucaipa, California 53,683 29.5%
717 DeSoto, Texas 53,568 41.5%
718 Lenexa, Kansas 53,553 32.6%
719 Brookhaven, Georgia 53,518
720 West Sacramento, California 53,512 66.9%
721 Albany, Oregon 53,503 30.2%
722 Bellevue, Nebraska 53,424 20.0%
723 Kingsport, Tennessee 53,374 17.6%
724 Wheaton, Illinois 53,373 -3.9%
725 Tigard, Oregon 53,148 24.1%
726 Delano, California 53,138 33.7%
727 Minnetonka, Minnesota 53,085 3.8%
728 Burlington, North Carolina 53,077 15.5%
729 Peabody, Massachusetts 52,987 9.5%
730 Milford, Connecticut 52,970 4.4%
731 Palm Desert, California 52,932 18.6%
732 Pinellas Park, Florida 52,854 12.0%
733 Perth Amboy, New Jersey 52,823 11.5%
734 Pensacola, Florida 52,590 -6.2%

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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 53,373 724
2016 53,389 708
2015 53,715 697
2014 53,644 693
2013 53,648 686
2012 53,469 675
2011 53,322 673
2010 52,894 666
2009 54,568 638
2008 54,324 630
2007 54,155 622
2006 54,104 612
2005 54,514 602
2004 54,796 598
2003 54,980 581
2002 55,268 569
2001 55,568 555
2000 55,565 546
1990 52,057 496