What is the current population of Wheeling?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Wheeling is 38,646. Wheeling, Illinois is the 1,010th largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Wheeling?

The current population of Wheeling (38,646) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Wheeling growing?

Wheeling has grown 6.5% since the 2000. Wheeling, Illinois's growth is below average. 64% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What county is Wheeling, Illinois in?

Parts of Wheeling are located within Cook County and Lake County.

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 38,646 1,010
2018 38,878 1,001
2017 38,562 1,000
2016 38,315 993
2015 38,079 988
2014 38,010 978
2013 38,015 970
2012 37,946 965
2011 37,828 955
2010 37,648 947
2009 35,912 991
2008 35,752 983
2007 35,651 980
2006 35,946 954
2005 36,294 934
2004 36,494 909
2003 36,767 898
2002 36,835 885
2001 36,529 886
2000 36,267 887
1990 29,477 944

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
1000 Mooresville, North Carolina 39,132 100.7%
1001 Brookfield, Wisconsin 39,115 0.9%
1002 Olive Branch, Mississippi 38,924 82.5%
1003 Northglenn, Colorado 38,819 19.6%
1004 Hot Springs, Arkansas 38,797 7.6%
1005 Norwich, Connecticut 38,768 7.2%
1006 Warren, Ohio 38,752 -19.4%
1007 Duncanville, Texas 38,751 7.3%
1008 Hurst, Texas 38,655 6.3%
1009 Clermont, Florida 38,654 270.3%
1010 Wheeling, Illinois 38,646 6.5%
1011 Fort Lee, New Jersey 38,605 8.1%
1012 Wausau, Wisconsin 38,561 -0.1%
1013 Pacifica, California 38,546 0.4%
1014 Florence, South Carolina 38,531 22.2%
1015 Lake Worth, Florida 38,526 8.1%
1016 Longview, Washington 38,440 10.7%
1017 Eagle Mountain, Utah 38,391 1190.0%
1018 Reynoldsburg, Ohio 38,327 19.0%
1019 Clovis, New Mexico 38,319 17.6%
1020 Tupelo, Mississippi 38,312 11.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Illinois

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
480 Arlington Heights 74,760 -2.2%
481 Bolingbrook 74,545 30.8%
489 Evanston 73,473 -0.9%
491 Schaumburg 72,887 -3.2%
511 Decatur 70,746 -13.6%
546 Palatine 67,482 1.7%
602 Skokie 62,700 -1.0%
648 Des Plaines 58,899 3.1%
668 Orland Park 57,857 12.5%
687 Tinley Park 55,773 13.2%
702 Oak Lawn 55,022 -0.3%
713 Normal 54,469 19.3%
715 Berwyn 54,391 0.7%
726 Mount Prospect 53,719 -4.4%
743 Wheaton 52,745 -5.0%
749 Oak Park 52,381 -0.2%
768 Hoffman Estates 50,932 2.4%
797 Downers Grove 49,057 -1.2%
832 Glenview 47,308 9.5%
838 Elmhurst 46,746 8.4%
870 Plainfield 44,308 222.3%
871 Lombard 44,303 3.8%
904 DeKalb 42,847 9.3%
916 Urbana 42,214 11.5%
938 Moline 41,356 -5.9%
950 Belleville 40,897 -3.4%
956 Bartlett 40,647 10.3%
961 Buffalo Grove 40,494 -6.4%
974 Quincy 39,949 -1.8%
978 Crystal Lake 39,829 3.8%
981 Romeoville 39,746 79.9%
993 Streamwood 39,228 7.1%
996 Carol Stream 39,203 -3.1%
1010 Wheeling 38,646 6.5%
1034 Hanover Park 37,426 -2.2%
1038 Carpentersville 37,254 19.6%
1042 Rock Island 37,176 -6.2%
1050 Park Ridge 36,950 -2.2%
1061 Addison 36,482 0.1%
1075 Oswego 36,252 160.8%
1087 Calumet City 35,913 -7.9%
1159 Glendale Heights 33,617 5.0%
1167 Woodridge 33,432 7.3%
1180 Northbrook 32,958 -1.7%
1185 St. Charles 32,887 16.4%
1196 Elk Grove Village 32,400 -6.7%
1213 Pekin 32,045 -5.4%
1238 Mundelein 31,051 -0.2%
1245 Algonquin 30,897 32.8%
1261 Danville 30,479 -11.3%
1264 Gurnee 30,378 4.9%
1274 Galesburg 30,197 -10.4%
1297 North Chicago 29,615 -17.6%
1299 O'Fallon 29,583 32.8%
1301 Highland Park 29,515 -2.6%
1306 Chicago Heights 29,322 -10.5%
1323 Niles 28,938 -3.6%
1331 Lake in the Hills 28,634 18.9%
1342 Burbank 28,289 1.3%
1355 Granite City 28,158 -11.7%
1373 Glen Ellyn 27,714 1.7%
1383 Lansing 27,402 -3.2%
1392 Huntley 27,228 337.8%
1396 Oak Forest 27,173 -3.6%
1401 Round Lake Beach 27,100 3.6%
1403 Wilmette 27,089 -1.8%
1406 McHenry 27,061 24.0%
1420 New Lenox 26,926 46.5%
1424 West Chicago 26,816 12.2%
1440 Vernon Hills 26,521 30.1%
1444 Batavia 26,420 8.2%
1457 Alton 26,208 -13.9%
1463 East St. Louis 26,047 -17.4%
1465 Kankakee 26,024 -5.8%
1486 Lockport 25,615 63.0%
1506 Woodstock 25,240 24.2%
1508 Edwardsville 25,233 12.7%
1514 Belvidere 25,143 18.5%
1519 Carbondale 25,083 -4.4%
1539 South Elgin 24,755 49.7%
1542 Melrose Park 24,703 6.6%
1561 Homer Glen 24,472 9.0%
1564 Westmont 24,443 -1.8%
1568 Harvey 24,408 -18.5%
1571 Collinsville 24,395 -2.2%
1587 Elmwood Park 24,098 -5.0%
1606 Freeport 23,775 -9.9%
1625 Rolling Meadows 23,532 -4.5%
1627 Zion 23,487 2.1%
1636 Loves Park 23,371 14.9%
1637 Lisle 23,270 2.9%
1639 Maywood 23,158 -14.0%
1649 Blue Island 22,899 -2.3%
1658 Morton Grove 22,796 1.6%
1666 Machesney Park 22,677 9.0%
1673 East Peoria 22,546 -0.5%
1681 Roselle 22,463 -3.6%
1685 Dolton 22,348 -12.6%
1713 Geneva 21,809 10.2%
1715 Bloomingdale 21,779 0.0%
1726 Darien 21,628 -5.8%
1734 Villa Park 21,483 -3.7%
1748 South Holland 21,296 -4.2%
1758 Park Forest 21,210 -9.8%
1785 Grayslake 20,725 10.6%
1791 East Moline 20,645 -3.8%
1792 Yorkville 20,613 212.9%
1811 Crest Hill 20,376 49.3%
1823 Libertyville 20,205 -2.9%
1826 Mokena 20,159 36.7%
1834 Charleston 20,117 -4.9%
1862 Lake Zurich 19,877 7.1%
1875 Montgomery 19,638 250.4%
1887 Bourbonnais 19,462 26.7%
1889 Matteson 19,448 49.1%
1890 Lake Forest 19,446 -3.6%
1893 Frankfort 19,373 81.1%

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