Latest Data (2017)
Population 40,793
Nationwide Rank 935

Quick Facts

Fitchburg, Massachusetts is the 935th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Fitchburg, Massachusetts is a city.

Fitchburg, Massachusetts is currently 2.1% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Fitchburg, Massachusetts's growth is below average. 73% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Fitchburg, Massachusetts Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
925 Huntsville, Texas 41,277 17.4%
926 Buffalo Grove, Illinois 41,226 -4.7%
927 Bartlett, Illinois 41,149 11.7%
928 Danville, Virginia 41,130 -14.7%
929 Bremerton, Washington 41,041 10.2%
930 Grove City, Ohio 41,022 48.3%
931 Puyallup, Washington 41,001 18.7%
932 Maplewood, Minnesota 40,918 15.6%
933 Shakopee, Minnesota 40,893 93.9%
934 Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 40,806 -5.0%
935 Fitchburg, Massachusetts 40,793 4.5%
936 Oviedo, Florida 40,785 54.2%
937 Hutchinson, Kansas 40,772 -2.5%
938 Greenacres, Florida 40,719 42.6%
939 Hickory, North Carolina 40,611 7.7%
940 Brighton, Colorado 40,562 90.4%
941 Apache Junction, Arizona 40,538 26.3%
942 San Gabriel, California 40,514 1.5%
943 Covington, Kentucky 40,455 -5.8%
944 Crystal Lake, Illinois 40,421 5.4%
945 Gainesville, Georgia 40,359 53.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In Massachusetts

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
417 Somerville 81,360 4.9%
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 40,793 935
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