Latest Data (2017)
Population 19,628
Nationwide Rank 1855

Quick Facts

Willmar, Minnesota is the 1,855th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Willmar, Minnesota is a city.

Willmar, Minnesota is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Willmar had its largest population ever.

Willmar, Minnesota's growth is about average. 55% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Willmar, Minnesota Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1845 Cumberland, Maryland 19,707 -8.9%
1846 Montgomery, Illinois 19,701 251.5%
1847 Plattsburgh, New York 19,696 4.6%
1848 Alamo, Texas 19,679 27.0%
1849 Belle Glade, Florida 19,666 14.7%
1850 Middleton, Wisconsin 19,660 24.3%
1851 Pinecrest, Florida 19,651 3.1%
1852 Johnstown, Pennsylvania 19,643 -17.5%
1853 Howard, Wisconsin 19,634 43.3%
1854 Blythe, California 19,630 -5.4%
1855 Willmar, Minnesota 19,628 6.2%
1856 Lake Forest, Illinois 19,612 -2.7%
1857 Baldwin, Pennsylvania 19,610 -1.0%
1858 Shafter, California 19,608 53.1%
1859 Bartow, Florida 19,597 24.5%
1860 Horizon City, Texas 19,562 250.7%
1861 Suwanee, Georgia 19,549 94.9%
1862 Angleton, Texas 19,544 6.3%
1863 Evergreen Park, Illinois 19,542 -6.0%
1864 Papillion, Nebraska 19,539 4.8%
1865 Saco, Maine 19,485 15.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In Minnesota

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1047 Cottage Grove 36,793 19.9%
1060 Roseville 36,314 7.7%
1065 Richfield 36,151 5.0%
1088 Inver Grove Heights 35,392 18.4%
1161 Andover 32,902 22.4%
1214 Savage 31,352 45.1%
1228 Brooklyn Center 31,006 6.4%
1339 Oakdale 28,083 4.9%
1351 Fridley 27,853 1.3%
1391 Winona 26,928 -0.6%
1397 Shoreview 26,794 2.7%
1412 Ramsey 26,587 42.9%
1416 Chaska 26,561 48.7%
1427 Prior Lake 26,401 61.6%
1449 White Bear Lake 25,888 6.3%
1454 Owatonna 25,794 14.1%
1465 Chanhassen 25,558 24.8%
1501 Champlin 25,022 12.1%
1511 Austin 24,933 5.9%
1538 Elk River 24,506 46.8%
1549 Rosemount 24,344 64.2%
1585 Faribault 23,750 13.2%
1615 Crystal 23,165 2.0%
1620 Farmington 23,067 81.6%
1637 New Brighton 22,787 2.6%
1644 Hastings 22,722 24.1%
1711 Golden Valley 21,520 5.7%
1716 Lino Lakes 21,407 26.0%
1739 New Hope 21,063 0.9%
1786 Northfield 20,474 18.7%
1803 Columbia Heights 20,254 9.3%
1805 South St. Paul 20,242 0.3%
1829 Forest Lake 19,879 36.9%
1839 West St. Paul 19,767 1.2%
1855 Willmar 19,628 6.2%
1874 Stillwater 19,368 24.1%
1930 Hopkins 18,678 7.4%
2009 Sartell 17,752 80.7%
2013 Albert Lea 17,703 -3.9%
2022 St. Michael 17,565 87.7%
2032 Anoka 17,522 -3.1%
2088 Otsego 16,755 157.7%
2113 Ham Lake 16,528 28.5%
2127 Red Wing 16,412 1.8%
2150 Buffalo 16,201 56.9%
2167 Hibbing 16,041 -6.0%
2240 Bemidji 15,366 25.5%
2291 Hugo 14,828 124.7%
2317 Robbinsdale 14,544 2.9%
2395 Hutchinson 13,895 5.2%
2413 Fergus Falls 13,783 0.7%
2417 North Mankato 13,746 15.6%
2423 Sauk Rapids 13,722 32.2%
2425 Marshall 13,710 7.4%
2444 Monticello 13,599 56.8%
2445 Alexandria 13,592 29.7%
2449 Vadnais Heights 13,561 3.8%
2468 Brainerd 13,428 -1.8%
2485 Worthington 13,247 17.7%
2486 New Ulm 13,238 -2.6%
2508 Mounds View 13,098 2.6%
2524 Rogers 12,984 227.8%
2615 North St. Paul 12,444 4.5%
2648 Waconia 12,232 75.4%
2697 Cloquet 11,938 6.4%
2699 East Bethel 11,928 8.2%
2702 St. Peter 11,906 20.7%
2800 Mendota Heights 11,343 -1.0%
2817 Grand Rapids 11,242 17.5%
2874 Big Lake 10,915 71.9%
2956 Little Canada 10,477 6.8%
2961 North Branch 10,462 28.1%
2988 Arden Hills 10,362 7.2%
3037 Fairmont 10,126 -7.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 19,628 1,855
2016 19,558 1,841
2015 19,638 1,823
2014 19,570 1,812
2013 19,680 1,792
2012 19,674 1,777
2011 19,620 1,763
2010 19,610 1,745
2009 17,907 1,856
2008 17,874 1,849
2007 17,877 1,840
2006 17,922 1,822
2005 18,034 1,790
2004 18,148 1,761
2003 18,236 1,741
2002 18,230 1,732
2001 18,430 1,710
2000 18,469 1,697
1990 17,818 1,524