Latest Data (2016)
Population 110,651
Nationwide Rank 262

Quick Facts

Cambridge, Massachusetts is the 262nd largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Cambridge, Massachusetts is a city.

Cambridge, Massachusetts is currently 8.4% smaller than it was in 1950, the year of its peak recorded population.

Cambridge, Massachusetts's growth is below average. 64% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Cambridge, Massachusetts Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
252 Miami Gardens, Florida 113,058 12.2%
253 Temecula, California 113,054 64.5%
254 Costa Mesa, California 112,822 3.0%
255 College Station, Texas 112,141 62.7%
256 Elgin, Illinois 112,123 18.1%
257 Murrieta, California 111,674 115.5%
258 Gresham, Oregon 111,523 23.0%
259 High Point, North Carolina 111,223 28.4%
260 Antioch, California 110,898 21.1%
261 Inglewood, California 110,654 -1.8%
262 Cambridge, Massachusetts 110,651 8.8%
263 Lowell, Massachusetts 110,558 5.1%
264 Manchester, New Hampshire 110,506 3.0%
265 Billings, Montana 110,323 19.9%
266 Pueblo, Colorado 110,291 7.9%
267 Palm Bay, Florida 110,104 38.2%
268 Centennial, Colorado 109,932 7.3%
269 Richmond, California 109,813 10.2%
270 San Buenaventura (Ventura), California 109,592 8.2%
271 Pompano Beach, Florida 109,393 9.0%
272 North Charleston, South Carolina 109,298 33.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In Massachusetts

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
131 Worcester 184,508 6.9%
165 Springfield 154,074 1.4%
262 Cambridge 110,651 8.8%
263 Lowell 110,558 5.1%
323 Brockton 95,630 1.2%
329 New Bedford 95,032 1.2%
338 Quincy 93,688 6.0%
342 Lynn 92,697 3.9%
362 Newton 89,045 6.2%
363 Fall River 88,930 -3.4%
415 Somerville 81,322 4.9%
425 Lawrence 80,209 11.1%
579 Waltham 63,002 6.3%
581 Haverhill 62,873 6.3%
605 Malden 60,840 8.0%
655 Medford 57,213 2.7%
659 Taunton 56,843 1.2%
669 Chicopee 55,991 2.2%
670 Weymouth Town 55,972

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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