USA - Massachusetts

Census Results

1960-04-01 5,148,578
1970-04-01 5,689,170
1980-04-01 5,737,037
1990-04-01 6,016,425
2000-04-01 6,349,097
2010-04-01 6,547,629

General Information

Official name Massachusetts
Official name [native] Massachusetts
Capital Boston
Capital [native] Boston
ISO code US-MA
Statistical agency Bureau of the Census, USA

Administrative units

codecountiescapitalarea (sq.km.)population
2000-04-01
census
population
2010-04-01
census
population
2013-07-01
estimate
25001Barnstable CountyBarnstable1,019.73222,230215,888214,990
25003Berkshire CountyPittsfield2,400.48134,953131,219129,585
25005Bristol CountyTaunton1,432.52534,678548,285552,780
25007Dukes CountyEdgartown267.4214,98716,53517,256
25009Essex CountySalem1,275.72723,419743,159762,550
25011Franklin CountyGreenfield1,811.2371,53571,37271,221
25013Hampden CountySpringfield1,598.39456,228463,490467,319
25015Hampshire CountyNorthampton1,365.60152,251158,080159,596
25017Middlesex CountyCambridge2,118.141,465,3961,503,0851,552,802
25019Nantucket CountyNantucket116.479,52010,17210,399
25021Norfolk CountyDedham1,025.92650,308670,850687,802
25023Plymouth CountyPlymouth1,707.01472,822494,919501,915
25025Suffolk CountyBoston150.61689,807722,023755,503
25027Worcester CountyWorcester3,912.88750,963798,552809,106
 total 20,202.066,349,0976,547,6296,692,824
source: Bureau of the Census, USA.
note: area = land area in square kilometers (km2) [to get square miles divide km2 area by 2.589988].

Main cities

namepopulation
1990-04-01
census
population
2000-04-01
census
population
2010-04-01
census
population
2013-07-01
estimate
Boston574,283589,141617,594645,966
Worcester169,759172,648181,045182,544
Springfield156,983152,082153,060153,703
Lowell103,439105,167106,519108,861
Cambridge95,802101,355105,162107,289
New Bedford....95,07295,078
Brockton....93,81094,089
Quincy....92,27193,494
Lynn....90,32991,589
Fall River....88,85788,697
Newton....85,14687,971
Somerville....75,75478,804
Lawrence....76,37777,657
Waltham....60,63262,227
Haverhill....60,87962,088
Malden....59,45060,509
Medford....56,17357,170
Taunton....55,87456,069
Chicopee....55,29855,717
Weymouth Town....53,74355,419
Revere....51,75553,756
Peabody....51,25152,044
source: Bureau of the Census, USA.