NIU Center for Governmental Studies

New U.S. Census data shows Illinois had nearly 10,000 fewer residents in 2014 than the previous year.

That’s the largest population decline of any state in the country and the first statewide population dip since the mid-1980s. 

No Big Change In Illinois' Population

Jan 2, 2014

The latest U.S. Census figures reveal slow population growth for Illinois.