Latest Data (2017)
Population 113,630
Nationwide Rank 252

Quick Facts

Cambridge, Massachusetts is the 252nd largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Cambridge, Massachusetts is a city.

Cambridge, Massachusetts is currently 5.9% smaller than it was in 1950, the year of its peak recorded population.

Cambridge, Massachusetts's growth is about average. 53% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Cambridge, Massachusetts Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
242 Fairfield, California 116,266 20.0%
243 El Monte, California 116,109 0.0%
244 Rochester, Minnesota 115,733 29.4%
245 Clearwater, Florida 115,513 5.4%
246 Carlsbad, California 115,330 45.2%
247 Springfield, Illinois 114,868 2.3%
248 Temecula, California 114,327 66.4%
249 West Jordan, Utah 113,905 43.3%
250 Costa Mesa, California 113,825 3.9%
251 Miami Gardens, Florida 113,750 12.8%
252 Cambridge, Massachusetts 113,630 11.7%
253 College Station, Texas 113,564 64.8%
254 Murrieta, California 113,326 118.7%
255 Downey, California 113,092 5.2%
256 Peoria, Illinois 112,883 -0.1%
257 Westminster, Colorado 112,812 11.3%
258 Elgin, Illinois 112,456 18.4%
259 Antioch, California 111,674 21.9%
260 Palm Bay, Florida 111,657 40.2%
261 High Point, North Carolina 111,513 28.7%
262 Lowell, Massachusetts 111,346 5.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In Massachusetts

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
132 Worcester 185,677 7.6%
165 Springfield 154,758 1.8%
252 Cambridge 113,630 11.7%
262 Lowell 111,346 5.8%
326 Brockton 95,672 1.2%
329 New Bedford 95,120 1.3%
337 Quincy 94,166 6.5%
339 Lynn 94,063 5.4%
366 Fall River 89,420 -2.9%
369 Newton 88,994 6.2%
417 Somerville 81,360 4.9%
428 Lawrence 80,162 11.0%
580 Haverhill 63,639 7.6%
594 Waltham 62,442 5.4%
607 Malden 61,246 8.7%
654 Medford 57,797 3.8%
660 Taunton 57,139 1.8%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 113,630 252
2016 110,651 262
2015 110,402 259
2014 109,694 257
2013 107,289 264
2012 106,471 263
2011 105,792 260
2010 105,162 257
2009 108,771 236
2008 107,881 234
2007 106,238 236
2006 104,462 241
2005 103,812 240
2004 103,248 236
2003 103,234 235
2002 104,220 226
2001 103,989 226
2000 101,683 236
1990 95,860 216
1950 120,740 87
1940 110,879 78
1930 113,643 74
1920 109,694 63
1910 104,839 47
1900 91,886 41
1890 70,028 41
1880 52,669 31
1870 39,634 33
1860 26,060 33
1850 15,215 45
1840 8,409 47