Latest Data (2018)
Population 40,160
Nationwide Rank 964

Quick Facts

Chelsea, Massachusetts is the 964th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Chelsea, Massachusetts is a city.

Chelsea, Massachusetts is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 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
2000-2018
954 Bullhead City, Arizona 40,421 19.0%
955 Lancaster, Ohio 40,414 13.8%
956 Woburn, Massachusetts 40,397 7.9%
957 Westerville, Ohio 40,387 13.8%
958 Covington, Kentucky 40,366 -6.0%
959 Holyoke, Massachusetts 40,358 1.1%
960 San Gabriel, California 40,335 1.1%
961 Farmers Branch, Texas 40,209 46.2%
962 Hagerstown, Maryland 40,205 9.3%
963 Friendswood, Texas 40,181 37.5%
964 Chelsea, Massachusetts 40,160 14.3%
965 Calexico, California 40,139 46.8%
966 Los Banos, California 40,074 52.2%
967 Quincy, Illinois 40,042 -1.5%
968 Crystal Lake, Illinois 40,036 4.4%
969 Royal Palm Beach, Florida 40,018 82.1%
970 Marion, Iowa 39,979 50.4%
971 Spanish Fork, Utah 39,961 92.6%
972 Hallandale Beach, Florida 39,940 16.2%
973 Delaware, Ohio 39,930 54.2%
974 La Puente, California 39,908 -2.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In Massachusetts

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
493 Framingham 73,123
587 Haverhill 64,041 8.3%
598 Waltham 62,962 6.3%
615 Malden 61,036 8.4%
658 Medford 57,765 3.7%
660 Weymouth Town 57,719
668 Taunton 57,296 2.0%
688 Chicopee 55,582 1.5%
725 Revere 53,821 13.5%
733 Peabody 53,278 10.1%
764 Methuen 50,698 15.3%
835 Everett 46,880 22.4%
855 Attleboro 45,117 7.5%
868 Barnstable Town 44,460 -7.4%
884 Salem 43,559 7.6%
904 Pittsfield 42,533 -6.9%
911 Beverly 42,312 6.1%
918 Leominster 41,823 0.8%
922 Westfield 41,680 3.9%
947 Fitchburg 40,882 4.7%
956 Woburn 40,397 7.9%
959 Holyoke 40,358 1.1%
964 Chelsea 40,160 14.3%
976 Marlborough 39,825 8.7%
1040 Braintree Town 37,250
1080 Watertown Town 35,954
1164 Franklin Town 33,230
1258 Gloucester 30,401 0.1%
1320 Agawam Town 28,854
1322 West Springfield Town 28,747
1323 Northampton 28,726 -0.8%
1340 Melrose 28,193 3.7%
1782 Gardner 20,719 -0.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 40,160 964
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