Did neighbors leave your town last year?

Did neighbors leave your town last year?

Illinois continued to lose population last year, with people leaving 75% of the communities in the state. But what about your town? Did it lose or gain, and by how much?

Illinois lost residents in 75% of its communities last year with Chicago leading the losses at 8,208, new census data shows.

The next-worst were Cicero, losing 734, and Arlington Heights, losing 540.

But some communities gained: Plainfield added 1,167 residents and Oswego gained 1,157.

Use the table below to look up the U.S. Census Bureau’s estimates for your community and see whether it lost or gained people last year.

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