Massachusetts's Population and Growth Rate Timeline

The latest resident population of Massachusetts is 6,892,503 (2019) and the population growth rate in 2019 is 0.143%. The below table is Massachusetts's resident population trend from 2010 to 2019 [1].

Year Population Growth Rate (%)
2019 6,892,503 0.143
2018 6,882,635 0.333
2017 6,859,789 0.530
2016 6,823,608 0.432
2015 6,794,228 0.468
2014 6,762,596 0.734
2013 6,713,315 0.755
2012 6,663,005 0.747
2011 6,613,583 0.720
2010 6,566,307 N/A

10 most populated cities in Massachusetts (2019)

The most populated city in Massachusetts is Boston city, Massachusetts (692,600). The total population of top 10 cities is 1,730,939 and it takes up 25.1% of Massachusetts.

City / Town Population Source
Boston city, Massachusetts 692,600 [2]
Worcester city, Massachusetts 185,428 [2]
Springfield city, Massachusetts 153,606 [2]
Cambridge city, Massachusetts 118,927 [2]
Lowell city, Massachusetts 110,997 [2]
Brockton city, Massachusetts 95,708 [2]
New Bedford city, Massachusetts 95,363 [2]
Quincy city, Massachusetts 94,470 [2]
Lynn city, Massachusetts 94,299 [2]
Fall River city, Massachusetts 89,541 [2]

10 least populated cities in Massachusetts (2019)

The least populated city in Massachusetts is Palmer Town city, Massachusetts (12,232).

City / Town Population Source
Palmer Town city, Massachusetts 12,232 [2]
North Adams city, Massachusetts 12,730 [2]
Easthampton Town city, Massachusetts 15,829 [2]
Southbridge Town city, Massachusetts 16,878 [2]
Greenfield Town city, Massachusetts 17,258 [2]
Amesbury Town city, Massachusetts 17,532 [2]
Newburyport city, Massachusetts 18,289 [2]
Winthrop Town city, Massachusetts 18,544 [2]
Gardner city, Massachusetts 20,683 [2]
Bridgewater Town city, Massachusetts 27,619 [2]

The populations of all cities in Massachusetts (2019)

City / Town Population Source
Agawam Town city, Massachusetts 28,613 [2]
Amesbury Town city, Massachusetts 17,532 [2]
Attleboro city, Massachusetts 45,237 [2]
Barnstable Town city, Massachusetts 44,477 [2]
Beverly city, Massachusetts 42,174 [2]
Boston city, Massachusetts 692,600 [2]
Braintree Town city, Massachusetts 37,190 [2]
Bridgewater Town city, Massachusetts 27,619 [2]
Brockton city, Massachusetts 95,708 [2]
Cambridge city, Massachusetts 118,927 [2]
Chelsea city, Massachusetts 39,690 [2]
Chicopee city, Massachusetts 55,126 [2]
Easthampton Town city, Massachusetts 15,829 [2]
Everett city, Massachusetts 46,451 [2]
Fall River city, Massachusetts 89,541 [2]
Fitchburg city, Massachusetts 40,638 [2]
Framingham city, Massachusetts 74,416 [2]
Franklin Town city, Massachusetts 34,087 [2]
Gardner city, Massachusetts 20,683 [2]
Gloucester city, Massachusetts 30,430 [2]
Greenfield Town city, Massachusetts 17,258 [2]
Haverhill city, Massachusetts 64,014 [2]
Holyoke city, Massachusetts 40,117 [2]
Lawrence city, Massachusetts 80,028 [2]
Leominster city, Massachusetts 41,716 [2]
Lowell city, Massachusetts 110,997 [2]
Lynn city, Massachusetts 94,299 [2]
Malden city, Massachusetts 60,470 [2]
Marlborough city, Massachusetts 39,597 [2]
Medford city, Massachusetts 57,341 [2]
Melrose city, Massachusetts 28,016 [2]
Methuen Town city, Massachusetts 50,706 [2]
New Bedford city, Massachusetts 95,363 [2]
Newburyport city, Massachusetts 18,289 [2]
Newton city, Massachusetts 88,414 [2]
North Adams city, Massachusetts 12,730 [2]
Northampton city, Massachusetts 28,451 [2]
Palmer Town city, Massachusetts 12,232 [2]
Peabody city, Massachusetts 53,070 [2]
Pittsfield city, Massachusetts 42,142 [2]
Quincy city, Massachusetts 94,470 [2]
Randolph Town city, Massachusetts 34,362 [2]
Revere city, Massachusetts 53,073 [2]
Salem city, Massachusetts 43,226 [2]
Somerville city, Massachusetts 81,360 [2]
Southbridge Town city, Massachusetts 16,878 [2]
Springfield city, Massachusetts 153,606 [2]
Taunton city, Massachusetts 57,464 [2]
Waltham city, Massachusetts 62,495 [2]
Watertown Town city, Massachusetts 35,939 [2]
West Springfield Town city, Massachusetts 28,517 [2]
Westfield city, Massachusetts 41,204 [2]
Weymouth Town city, Massachusetts 57,746 [2]
Winthrop Town city, Massachusetts 18,544 [2]
Woburn city, Massachusetts 40,228 [2]
Worcester city, Massachusetts 185,428 [2]

Data Source

  • [1] U.S. Census Bureau. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019. Retrieved October 26, 2020, from https://www.census.gov/data/tables/time-series/demo/popest/2010s-state-total.html
  • [2] U.S. Census Bureau. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places in the United States: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019. Retrieved October 26, 2020, from https://www.census.gov/data/tables/time-series/demo/popest/2010s-total-cities-and-towns.html