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Demographics - Population Statistics

Population—Past, current and projected

The United City of Yorkville experienced record growth beginning in the year 2000 and continuing through the year 2008. Between 2005 and 2007, the city was located in one of the fastest growing counties in the United States according to the Census Bureau. Kendall County added 42,258 people from 2000 to 2007. The 77.5% increase put the population at 96,818 and in 2007 edged out Flagler County, Fla., as the fastest-growing county with 10,000 or more people.

The results of a 2005 Special Census put the United City of Yorkville’s population at 11,204. Yorkville's current population as a result of a 2008 special census is 16,838.

Population from 2000 to current

Our population as grown! The United City of Yorkville and Kendall County have experienced record growth since 2005. It was in 2004 and 2006 that Kendall County was named the second fastest growing county in the country by the U.S. Census Bureau. In 2005 we were number three! And in 2006 we were number one!

Look how we’ve grown!
2000 population count: 6,189
2003 population count: 8,789
2005 population count: 11,204
•2007 population count: 15,240
•2008 Special Census: 16,838

•2010 Census: Pending

Building Permit History 2006-2009 (calendar year)
2006: 1,571

2007: 1,255

2008: 843

2009: 575


Rush-Copley Emergency Center

New Businesses coming to Yorkville in 2010

Hampton Inn

New Businesses in Yorkville in 2009

Raging Waves Water park, Rush-Copley Medical Center, Southern Belle Restaurant

New Businesses in Yorkville in 2008

Goodwill Industries, Home Depot, Kohl’s, Target, Marshall’s, and more at Kendall Marketplace located at Rt. 34 and Cannonball Trail.