What is the largest city in Illinois?

The largest city in Illinois is Chicago, with a population of 2,693,976. Chicago is the 3rd largest city in the US. The second largest city is Aurora, with a population of 197,757, and is the 124th largest city in the US.

What is the fastest growing city in Illinois?

Among the 100 largest cities in Illinois, the fastest growing city is Huntley, whose population has grown 337.8% since the year 2000.

What is the fastest shrinking city in Illinois?

Among the 100 largest cities in Illinois, the fastest shrinking city is Harvey, whose population has declined 18.5% since the year 2000. Harvey's peak populuation was 30,283 in the year 1990, and it's current population of 24,408 represents a 19.4% decline from it's peak. Harvey was once the 927th largest city in the US, but it's now the 1,568th largest.

US Pop
Rank
City 2019 Population
3 Chicago 2,693,976
124 Aurora 197,757
175 Naperville 148,449
177 Joliet 147,344
180 Rockford 145,609
256 Springfield 114,230
271 Elgin 110,849
273 Peoria 110,417
375 Champaign 88,909
390 Waukegan 86,075
432 Cicero 80,796
457 Bloomington 77,330
480 Arlington Heights 74,760
481 Bolingbrook 74,545
489 Evanston 73,473
491 Schaumburg 72,887
511 Decatur 70,746
546 Palatine 67,482
602 Skokie 62,700
648 Des Plaines 58,899
668 Orland Park 57,857
687 Tinley Park 55,773
702 Oak Lawn 55,022
713 Normal 54,469
715 Berwyn 54,391
726 Mount Prospect 53,719
743 Wheaton 52,745
749 Oak Park 52,381
768 Hoffman Estates 50,932
797 Downers Grove 49,057
832 Glenview 47,308
838 Elmhurst 46,746
870 Plainfield 44,308
871 Lombard 44,303
904 DeKalb 42,847
916 Urbana 42,214
938 Moline 41,356
950 Belleville 40,897
956 Bartlett 40,647
961 Buffalo Grove 40,494
974 Quincy 39,949
978 Crystal Lake 39,829
981 Romeoville 39,746
993 Streamwood 39,228
996 Carol Stream 39,203
1010 Wheeling 38,646
1034 Hanover Park 37,426
1038 Carpentersville 37,254
1042 Rock Island 37,176
1050 Park Ridge 36,950
1061 Addison 36,482
1075 Oswego 36,252
1087 Calumet City 35,913
1159 Glendale Heights 33,617
1167 Woodridge 33,432
1180 Northbrook 32,958
1185 St. Charles 32,887
1196 Elk Grove Village 32,400
1213 Pekin 32,045
1238 Mundelein 31,051
1245 Algonquin 30,897
1261 Danville 30,479
1264 Gurnee 30,378
1274 Galesburg 30,197
1297 North Chicago 29,615
1299 O'Fallon 29,583
1301 Highland Park 29,515
1306 Chicago Heights 29,322
1323 Niles 28,938
1331 Lake in the Hills 28,634
1342 Burbank 28,289
1355 Granite City 28,158
1373 Glen Ellyn 27,714
1383 Lansing 27,402
1392 Huntley 27,228
1396 Oak Forest 27,173
1401 Round Lake Beach 27,100
1403 Wilmette 27,089
1406 McHenry 27,061
1420 New Lenox 26,926
1424 West Chicago 26,816
1440 Vernon Hills 26,521
1444 Batavia 26,420
1457 Alton 26,208
1463 East St. Louis 26,047
1465 Kankakee 26,024
1486 Lockport 25,615
1506 Woodstock 25,240
1508 Edwardsville 25,233
1514 Belvidere 25,143
1519 Carbondale 25,083
1539 South Elgin 24,755
1542 Melrose Park 24,703
1561 Homer Glen 24,472
1564 Westmont 24,443
1568 Harvey 24,408
1571 Collinsville 24,395
1587 Elmwood Park 24,098
1606 Freeport 23,775
1625 Rolling Meadows 23,532

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