Latest Data (2016)
Population 53,389
Nationwide Rank 708

Quick Facts

Wheaton, Illinois is the 708th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

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. 90% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Wheaton, Illinois Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
698 Normal, Illinois 54,264 18.9%
699 Bonita Springs, Florida 54,198 64.0%
700 Mount Prospect, Illinois 54,171 -3.6%
701 Cathedral City, California 54,056 25.8%
702 Watsonville, California 53,796 15.5%
703 Pensacola, Florida 53,779 -4.1%
704 Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 53,778 48.1%
705 Lake Havasu City, Arizona 53,743 26.7%
706 Elyria, Ohio 53,715 -4.1%
707 Bellevue, Nebraska 53,505 20.1%
708 Wheaton, Illinois 53,389 -3.9%
709 West New York, New Jersey 53,343 16.0%
710 Yucaipa, California 53,309 28.6%
711 Southaven, Mississippi 53,214 80.3%
712 Albany, Oregon 53,211 29.5%
713 Revere, Massachusetts 53,157 12.1%
714 Caldwell, Idaho 53,149 92.2%
715 Harrisonburg, Virginia 53,078 31.2%
716 West Sacramento, California 52,981 65.2%
717 Lenexa, Kansas 52,903 31.0%
718 Kingsport, Tennessee 52,806 16.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Illinois

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
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%
861 Lombard 43,815 2.7%
870 DeKalb 43,194 10.2%
877 Plainfield 42,933 212.3%
895 Moline 42,250 -3.8%
900 Urbana 42,014 11.0%
903 Belleville 41,906 -1.0%
917 Buffalo Grove 41,346 -4.4%
921 Bartlett 41,178 11.8%
932 Quincy 40,531 -0.3%
938 Crystal Lake 40,339 5.1%
941 Streamwood 40,166 9.6%
944 Carol Stream 40,069 -1.0%
955 Romeoville 39,706 79.7%
993 Wheeling 38,315 5.6%
995 Carpentersville 38,291 23.0%
998 Rock Island 38,210 -3.6%
1003 Hanover Park 38,044 -0.6%
1021 Park Ridge 37,496 -0.7%
1032 Addison 36,902 1.3%
1037 Calumet City 36,732 -5.8%
1105 Oswego 34,571 148.7%
1114 Glendale Heights 34,145 6.7%
1135 Woodridge 33,476 7.5%
1138 Northbrook 33,421 -0.3%
1152 Pekin 33,038 -2.5%
1159 Elk Grove Village 32,931 -5.2%
1165 St. Charles 32,717 15.8%
1193 Danville 31,597 -8.1%
1200 Mundelein 31,475 1.1%
1218 Galesburg 30,960 -8.1%
1219 Gurnee 30,957 6.9%
1220 Algonquin 30,947 33.1%
1258 Chicago Heights 30,026 -8.3%
1261 North Chicago 29,951 -16.7%
1271 Highland Park 29,641 -2.2%
1272 Niles 29,617 -1.3%
1287 O'Fallon 29,031 30.3%
1291 Granite City 28,908 -9.4%
1292 Burbank 28,886 3.4%
1298 Lake in the Hills 28,830 19.7%
1333 Lansing 28,086 -0.7%
1336 Glen Ellyn 28,042 2.9%
1345 Oak Forest 27,792 -1.4%
1346 Round Lake Beach 27,776 6.2%
1368 West Chicago 27,221 13.9%
1369 Wilmette 27,219 -1.4%
1387 East St. Louis 26,922 -14.6%
1390 Alton 26,861 -11.8%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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