Latest Data (2016)
Population 40,414
Nationwide Rank 935

Quick Facts

Fitchburg, Massachusetts is the 935th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Fitchburg, Massachusetts is a city.

Fitchburg, Massachusetts is currently 3.0% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Fitchburg, Massachusetts's growth is below average. 75% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Fitchburg, Massachusetts Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
925 Sumter, South Carolina 40,723 0.1%
926 Bremerton, Washington 40,675 9.2%
927 Puyallup, Washington 40,640 17.7%
928 Oakley, California 40,622 57.1%
929 Shakopee, Minnesota 40,610 92.6%
930 Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 40,569 -5.6%
931 Hickory, North Carolina 40,567 7.6%
932 Quincy, Illinois 40,531 -0.3%
933 Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 40,500 19.2%
934 Hagerstown, Maryland 40,452 9.9%
935 Fitchburg, Massachusetts 40,414 3.5%
936 San Gabriel, California 40,404 1.2%
937 La Puente, California 40,377 -1.8%
938 Crystal Lake, Illinois 40,339 5.1%
939 Holyoke, Massachusetts 40,280 0.9%
940 Calexico, California 40,232 47.1%
941 Streamwood, Illinois 40,166 9.6%
942 Maplewood, Minnesota 40,150 13.4%
943 Wake Forest, North Carolina 40,112 206.7%
944 Carol Stream, Illinois 40,069 -1.0%
945 Weslaco, Texas 40,033 39.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In Massachusetts

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
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
713 Revere 53,157 12.1%
725 Peabody 52,491 8.5%
758 Methuen 49,917 13.5%
827 Everett 46,340 21.0%
850 Attleboro 44,434 5.9%
854 Barnstable Town 44,254 -7.9%
872 Salem 43,132 6.6%
879 Pittsfield 42,846 -6.2%
907 Leominster 41,663 0.4%
910 Westfield 41,552 3.6%
915 Beverly 41,365 3.8%
935 Fitchburg 40,414 3.5%
939 Holyoke 40,280 0.9%
956 Chelsea 39,699 13.0%
957 Marlborough 39,697 8.4%
963 Woburn 39,452 5.4%
1027 Braintree Town 37,297
1086 Watertown Town 35,025
1147 Franklin Town 33,150
1264 Gloucester 29,798 -1.8%
1303 Agawam Town 28,718
1313 West Springfield Town 28,529
1317 Northampton 28,483 -1.6%
1341 Melrose 27,928 2.7%
1777 Gardner 20,430 -1.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 40,414 935
2015 40,545 928
2014 40,445 919
2013 40,383 913
2012 40,411 898
2011 40,367 894
2010 40,318 889
2009 42,161 843
2008 42,215 827
2007 40,243 858
2006 40,358 843
2005 39,999 835
2004 39,569 836
2003 39,160 848
2002 38,970 848
2001 38,967 839
2000 39,010 827
1990 41,667 650