Latest Data (2017)
Population 40,227
Nationwide Rank 954

Quick Facts

Chelsea, Massachusetts is the 954th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Chelsea, Massachusetts is a city.

Chelsea, Massachusetts is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Chelsea had its largest population ever.

Chelsea, Massachusetts's growth is about average. 47% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Chelsea, Massachusetts Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
944 Crystal Lake, Illinois 40,421 5.4%
945 Gainesville, Georgia 40,359 53.2%
946 Weslaco, Texas 40,358 40.2%
947 Calexico, California 40,351 47.5%
948 Holyoke, Massachusetts 40,341 1.1%
949 La Puente, California 40,322 -1.9%
950 Hagerstown, Maryland 40,306 9.5%
951 Quincy, Illinois 40,303 -0.9%
952 Lancaster, Ohio 40,280 13.4%
953 Bullhead City, Arizona 40,252 18.5%
954 Chelsea, Massachusetts 40,227 14.5%
955 Schertz, Texas 40,092 90.4%
956 Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 40,055 17.9%
957 Carol Stream, Illinois 39,989 -1.2%
958 Sumter, South Carolina 39,982 -1.6%
959 Streamwood, Illinois 39,978 9.1%
960 Marlborough, Massachusetts 39,873 8.9%
961 Florence, Alabama 39,852 9.6%
962 Friendswood, Texas 39,839 36.3%
963 Hallandale Beach, Florida 39,831 15.8%
964 New Berlin, Wisconsin 39,740 3.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Massachusetts

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
667 Weymouth Town 56,664
682 Chicopee 55,515 1.4%
712 Revere 53,993 13.9%
729 Peabody 52,987 9.5%
762 Methuen 50,259 14.3%
836 Everett 46,324 20.9%
855 Attleboro 44,590 6.2%
866 Barnstable Town 44,163 -8.0%
878 Salem 43,415 7.3%
899 Pittsfield 42,591 -6.8%
912 Beverly 41,816 4.9%
915 Westfield 41,700 4.0%
917 Leominster 41,615 0.3%
935 Fitchburg 40,793 4.5%
948 Holyoke 40,341 1.1%
954 Chelsea 40,227 14.5%
960 Marlborough 39,873 8.9%
966 Woburn 39,701 6.0%
1035 Braintree Town 37,156
1079 Watertown Town 35,756
1160 Franklin Town 32,996
1261 Gloucester 30,172 -0.6%
1310 Agawam Town 28,849
1316 West Springfield Town 28,704
1321 Northampton 28,593 -1.3%
1329 Melrose 28,367 4.3%
1774 Gardner 20,640 -0.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 40,227 954
2016 39,699 956
2015 39,398 960
2014 38,861 958
2013 37,670 976
2012 36,828 995
2011 36,112 1,005
2010 35,177 1,021
2009 37,483 938
2008 36,403 961
2007 36,419 954
2006 35,372 976
2005 35,181 967
2004 35,506 948
2003 35,802 921
2002 35,941 913
2001 35,799 906
2000 35,105 919
1990 28,716 973
1880 21,782 88
1870 18,547 79
1860 13,395 72