Latest Data (2016)
Population 38,315
Nationwide Rank 993

Quick Facts

Wheeling, Illinois is the 993rd largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Wheeling, Illinois is a village.

Wheeling, Illinois is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Wheeling had its largest population ever.

Wheeling, Illinois's growth is below average. 66% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Wheeling, Illinois Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
983 Tupelo, Mississippi 38,842 13.2%
984 Pleasant Grove, Utah 38,756 64.9%
985 Atlantic City, New Jersey 38,735 -4.2%
986 Stanton, California 38,644 2.8%
987 Delaware, Ohio 38,643 49.2%
988 Marion, Iowa 38,480 44.8%
989 Milton, Georgia 38,411 147.4%
990 Muskogee, Oklahoma 38,352 -2.1%
991 Muskegon, Michigan 38,349 -4.2%
992 Florence, South Carolina 38,317 21.5%
993 Wheeling, Illinois 38,315 5.6%
994 Brighton, Colorado 38,314 79.9%
995 Carpentersville, Illinois 38,291 23.0%
996 Martinez, California 38,259 6.4%
997 Indian Trail, North Carolina 38,222 180.5%
998 Rock Island, Illinois 38,210 -3.6%
999 Roy, Utah 38,201 14.7%
1000 Plant City, Florida 38,200 26.4%
1001 Hobbs, New Mexico 38,143 33.3%
1002 Lynnwood, Washington 38,092 12.5%
1003 Hanover Park, Illinois 38,044 -0.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In Illinois

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
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%
1398 Huntley 26,611 327.9%
1399 McHenry 26,611 22.0%
1409 Kankakee 26,445 -4.3%
1413 Batavia 26,391 8.1%
1417 Vernon Hills 26,328 29.2%
1422 New Lenox 26,217 42.7%
1424 Carbondale 26,179 -0.2%
1477 Lockport 25,231 60.6%
1478 Melrose Park 25,229 8.8%
1485 Woodstock 25,085 23.4%
1486 Edwardsville 25,071 12.0%
1487 Belvidere 25,070 18.2%
1498 Harvey 24,947 -16.7%
1512 Westmont 24,767 -0.5%
1517 Collinsville 24,635 -1.2%
1520 Elmwood Park 24,626 -2.9%
1529 Homer Glen 24,481 9.0%
1536 Freeport 24,392 -7.6%
1557 Zion 24,029 4.4%
1558 Rolling Meadows 24,021 -2.5%
1574 Maywood 23,756 -11.8%
1587 Loves Park 23,413 15.1%
1590 Blue Island 23,401 -0.2%
1598 Morton Grove 23,227 3.6%
1613 East Peoria 22,939 1.1%
1615 Lisle 22,930 1.4%
1618 Dolton 22,891 -10.5%
1619 Machesney Park 22,873 9.9%
1622 Roselle 22,814 -2.1%
1651 South Elgin 22,433 35.6%
1667 Darien 22,085 -3.8%
1669 Bloomingdale 22,075 1.4%
1679 Villa Park 21,882 -1.9%
1680 Geneva 21,880 10.6%
1682 South Holland 21,817 -1.8%
1686 Park Forest 21,785 -7.3%
1719 Crest Hill 21,169 55.1%
1720 East Moline 21,135 -1.5%
1721 Charleston 21,133 -0.1%
1749 Grayslake 20,831 11.1%
1779 Libertyville 20,405 -1.9%
1799 Mokena 20,097 36.3%
1813 Lake Zurich 19,967 7.5%
1836 Evergreen Park 19,637 -5.5%
1843 Montgomery 19,523 248.3%
1854 Lake Forest 19,388 -3.8%
1873 Homewood 19,175 -1.8%
1876 Alsip 19,158 -2.7%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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