Massachusetts Census Data

Data for Massachusetts show that the five most populous cities or towns and their 2010 Census counts are Boston, 617,594; Worcester, 181,045; Springfield, 153,060; Lowell, 106,519; and Cambridge, 105,162. Boston grew by 4.8 percent since the 2000 Census. Worcester grew by 4.9 percent, Springfield grew by 0.6 percent, Lowell grew by 1.3 percent, and Cambridge grew by 3.8 percent.

The largest county is Middlesex, with a population of 1,503,085. Its population grew by 2.6 percent since 2000. The other counties in the top five include Worcester, with a population of 798,552 (increase of 6.3 percent); Essex, 743,159 (increase of 2.7 percent); Suffolk, 722,023 (increase of 4.7 percent); and Norfolk, 670,850 (increase of 3.2 percent). Read More »