Latest Data (2018)
Population 118,977
Nationwide Rank 237

Quick Facts

Cambridge, Massachusetts is the 237th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Cambridge, Massachusetts is a city.

Cambridge, Massachusetts is currently 1.5% smaller than it was in 1950, the year of its peak recorded population.

Cambridge, Massachusetts's growth is about average. 51% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Cambridge, Massachusetts Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
227 Hartford, Connecticut 122,587 -1.2%
228 Victorville, California 122,312 89.5%
229 Pearland, Texas 122,149 165.2%
230 Vallejo, California 121,913 3.8%
231 Ann Arbor, Michigan 121,890 6.3%
232 Berkeley, California 121,643 18.0%
233 Allentown, Pennsylvania 121,433 13.9%
234 Richardson, Texas 120,981 31.1%
235 Odessa, Texas 120,568 33.1%
236 Arvada, Colorado 120,492 17.8%
237 Cambridge, Massachusetts 118,977 17.0%
238 Sugar Land, Texas 118,600 82.7%
239 Beaumont, Texas 118,428 4.3%
240 Lansing, Michigan 118,427 -0.7%
241 Evansville, Indiana 117,963 -2.7%
242 Rochester, Minnesota 116,961 30.8%
243 Independence, Missouri 116,925 2.9%
244 Fairfield, California 116,884 20.7%
245 Provo, Utah 116,702 10.4%
246 Clearwater, Florida 116,478 6.3%
247 College Station, Texas 116,218 68.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In Massachusetts

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
136 Worcester 185,877 7.7%
166 Springfield 155,032 2.0%
237 Cambridge 118,977 17.0%
266 Lowell 111,670 6.1%
332 Brockton 95,777 1.3%
334 New Bedford 95,315 1.5%
338 Lynn 94,654 6.1%
341 Quincy 94,580 7.0%
369 Fall River 89,661 -2.6%
374 Newton 88,904 6.1%
425 Somerville 81,562 5.2%
434 Lawrence 80,376 11.3%
493 Framingham 73,123
587 Haverhill 64,041 8.3%
598 Waltham 62,962 6.3%
615 Malden 61,036 8.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 118,977 237
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