Fitchburg Population By Year

Population Graph For Fitchburg, 1990 - 2022
Year Population Rank in US Growth Rate
2021 41,732 951 -0.3%
2020 41,872 947 0.4%
2010 40,318 889 0.3%
2000 39,010 827 -0.7%
1990 41,667 650

Fitchburg Population Facts

What is the current population of Fitchburg?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Fitchburg is 41,732. Fitchburg, Massachusetts is the 951st largest city in the US.

What county is Fitchburg, Massachusetts in?

Fitchburg is located entirely in Worcester County.

What is the size of Fitchburg, Massachusetts in square miles?

Fitchburg has an area of 27.8 square miles.

What was the peak population of Fitchburg?

The peak population of Fitchburg was in 2020, when its population was 41,872. In 2020, Fitchburg was the 947th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 951st largest city in the US. Fitchburg is currently 0.3% smaller than it was in 2020.

How quickly is Fitchburg growing?

Fitchburg has grown 6.9% since the 2000. Fitchburg, Massachusetts's growth is below average. 67% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the population density of Fitchburg, Massachusetts?

Fitchburg has a population density of 1,448.8 people per square mile.

Similarly Sized Cities In Massachusetts

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
820 Everett 48,557 26.8%
855 Attleboro 46,580 11.0%
885 Salem 44,819 10.8%
912 Pittsfield 43,641 -4.5%
913 Leominster 43,613 5.1%
942 Beverly 42,446 6.5%
951 Fitchburg 41,732 6.9%
957 Marlborough 41,110 12.2%
958 Woburn 41,056 9.7%
974 Westfield 40,575 1.2%
1007 Amherst Town 39,378
1020 Chelsea 38,889 10.7%
1023 Braintree Town 38,822

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
945 Bullhead City, Arizona 42,232 24.3%
946 Coppell, Texas 42,221 15.4%
947 Danville, Virginia 42,215 -12.5%
948 Peachtree Corners, Georgia 42,108
949 Grove City, Ohio 41,787 51.1%
950 Belleville, Illinois 41,751 -1.4%
951 Fitchburg, Massachusetts 41,732 6.9%
952 Marion, Iowa 41,703 56.9%
953 Shelton, Connecticut 41,474 8.5%
954 Brookfield, Wisconsin 41,464 6.9%
955 Rancho Palos Verdes, California 41,295 0.1%
956 Milton, Georgia 41,259 165.8%
957 Marlborough, Massachusetts 41,110 12.2%

Fitchburg Demographics

What is the voting age population of Fitchburg, Massachusetts?

The total voting age population of Fitchburg, Massachusetts, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 29,890. The voting age population is 49.8% male and 50.2% female.

What percentage of Fitchburg, Massachusetts residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 13.5% of the residents of Fitchburg are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Fitchburg, Massachusetts?

The racial demographics of Fitchburg are 80.3% White, 7.1% Other, 5.0% Black, 4.8% Two or more races, 2.3% Asian and 0.4% American Indian. Additionally, 28.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Fitchburg, Massachusetts residents are below the poverty line?

In Fitchburg, 15.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 21.0%. On a per-household basis, 11.3% of families are below the poverty line in Fitchburg.

What percentage of Fitchburg, Massachusetts residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 66.2% of Fitchburg residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Fitchburg, Massachusetts residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 85.1% of Fitchburg residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 21.0% have a bachelor's degree and 6.8% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Fitchburg, Massachusetts residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Fitchburg residents aged 5 and older, 28.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 22.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 3.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.9% speak an Asian language.

Fitchburg Income & Labor Statistics

What is the unemployment rate in Fitchburg, Massachusetts?

The unemployment rate in Fitchburg is 8.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Fitchburg, Massachusetts residents work for the government?

In Fitchburg, 14.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Fitchburg, Massachusetts?

The median household income in Fitchburg is $57,207.

Fitchburg Housing & Rent Statistics

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Fitchburg, Massachusetts?

In Fitchburg, 53.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Fitchburg, Massachusetts?

Renters occupy 46.5% of housing units in Fitchburg.

What percentage of Fitchburg, Massachusetts housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Fitchburg, 45.1% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Fitchburg, Massachusetts housing units were built after 2000?

In Fitchburg, 8.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,400 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Fitchburg, Massachusetts?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Fitchburg is $1,016.

What percentage of households in Fitchburg, Massachusetts have broadband internet?

In Fitchburg, 82.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.


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