List of cities in Illinois by population

"Cities in Illinois" redirects here. For incorporated towns and villages, see List of towns and villages in Illinois. For unincorporated communities, see List of unincorporated communities in Illinois. For CDPs, see List of census-designated places in Illinois.

This is a list of cities in Illinois, arranged in alphabetical order. An incorporated city is one of three types of municipalities in Illinois, in addition to towns and villages. For a list of the most populous places in Illinois, see: Most populous places below.

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Most populous places

The following is a list of the most populous incorporated places in the State of Illinois. As defined by the United States Census Bureau, an incorporated place includes a variety of designations, including a city, town, village, borough, and municipality. Some census-designated places may also be included in the Census Bureau's listing of incorporated places. Consolidated city-counties represent a distinct type of government that includes the entire population of a county, or county equivalent. Some consolidated city-counties, however, include multiple incorporated places. This list presents only that portion (or "balance") of such consolidated city-counties that are not a part of another incorporated place.

Note that this list refers only to the population of individual municipalities within their defined limits, which does not include other municipalities or unincorporated suburban areas within urban agglomerations. A different ranking is evident when considering metropolitan area populations.

Population data based on the 2010 Census.[1]

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  ††  State capital and county seat

Rank Name Population County
1 Chicago † 2,695,598 Cook
2 Aurora 197,899 Kane
3 Rockford † 152,871 Winnebago
4 Joliet † 147,433 Will
5 Naperville 141,853 DuPage
6 Springfield †† 116,250 Sangamon
7 Peoria † 115,007 Peoria
8 Elgin 108,188 Kane
9 Waukegan † 89,078 Lake
10 Cicero 83,891 Cook
11 Champaign 81,055 Champaign
12 Bloomington † 76,610 McLean
13 Decatur † 76,122 Macon
14 Arlington Heights 75,101 Cook
15 Evanston 74,486 Cook
16 Schaumburg 74,227 Cook
17 Bolingbrook 73,366 Will
18 Palatine 68,557 Cook
19 Skokie 64,784 Cook
20 Des Plaines 58,364 Cook
21 Orland Park 56,767 Cook
22 Tinley Park 56,703 Cook
23 Oak Lawn 56,690 Cook
24 Berwyn 56,657 Cook
25 Mount Prospect 54,167 Cook
26 Wheaton † 52,894 DuPage
27 Normal 52,497 McLean
28 Hoffman Estates 51,895 Cook
29 Oak Park 51,878 Cook
30 Downers Grove 47,833 DuPage
31 Glenview 44,692 Cook
32 Belleville † 44,478 St. Clair
33 Elmhurst 44,121 DuPage
34 DeKalb 43,862 DeKalb
35 Moline 43,483 Rock Island
36 Lombard 43,165 DuPage
37 Buffalo Grove 41,496 Lake
38 Urbana † 41,250 Champaign
39 Bartlett 41,208 Cook
40 Crystal Lake 40,743 McHenry
41 Quincy † 40,633 Adams
42 Streamwood 39,858 Cook
43 Carol Stream 39,711 DuPage
44 Romeoville 39,680 Will
45 Plainfield 39,581 Will
46 Rock Island † 39,018 Rock Island
47 Hanover Park 37,973 Cook
48 Carpentersville 37,691 Kane
49 Wheeling 37,648 Cook
50 Park Ridge 37,480 Cook
51 Calumet City 37,042 Cook
52 Addison 36,942 DuPage
53 Glendale Heights 34,208 DuPage
54 Pekin † 34,094 Tazewell
55 Northbrook 33,170 Cook
56 Elk Grove Village 33,127 Cook
57 Danville † 33,027 Vermilion
58 St. Charles 32,974 Kane
59 Woodridge 32,971 DuPage
60 North Chicago 32,574 Lake
61 Galesburg 32,195 Knox
62 Gurnee 31,295 Lake
63 Mundelein 31,064 Lake
64 Oswego 30,355 Kendall
65 Chicago Heights 30,276 Cook
66 Algonquin 30,046 McHenry
67 Granite City 29,849 Madison
68 Niles 29,803 Cook
69 Highland Park 29,763 Lake
70 Lake in the Hills 28,965 McHenry
71 Burbank 28,925 Cook
72 Lansing 28,331 Cook
73 O'Fallon 28,281 St. Clair
74 Round Lake Beach 28,175 Lake
75 Oak Forest 27,962 Cook
76 Alton 27,865 Madison
77 Kankakee † 27,537 Kankakee
78 Glen Ellyn 27,450 DuPage
79 Wilmette 27,087 Cook
80 West Chicago 27,086 DuPage
81 East St. Louis 27,006 St. Clair
82 McHenry 26,992 McHenry
83 Batavia 26,045 Kane
84 Carbondale 25,902 Jackson
85 Freeport † 25,638 Stephenson
86 Belvidere † 25,585 Boone
87 Collinsville 25,579 Madison
88 Melrose Park 25,411 Cook
89 Harvey 25,282 Cook
90 Vernon Hills 25,113 Lake
91 Elmwood Park 24,883 Cook
92 Lockport 24,839 Will
93 Woodstock † 24,770 McHenry
94 Westmont 24,685 DuPage
95 Zion 24,413 Lake
96 New Lenox 24,394 Will
97 Edwardsville † 24,293 Madison
98 Huntley 24,291 McHenry
99 Homer Glen 24,220 Will
100 Rolling Meadows 24,099 Cook

See also

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