Latest Data (2017)
Population 30,172
Nationwide Rank 1261

Quick Facts

Gloucester, Massachusetts is the 1,261st largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Gloucester, Massachusetts is a city.

Gloucester, Massachusetts is currently 0.6% smaller than it was in 2000, the year of its peak recorded population.

Gloucester, Massachusetts's growth is below average. 78% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Gloucester, Massachusetts Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1251 LaGrange, Georgia 30,472 15.4%
1252 Westfield, New Jersey 30,433 2.5%
1253 Atascadero, California 30,418 14.6%
1254 Santa Paula, California 30,313 5.3%
1255 North Royalton, Ohio 30,294 5.5%
1256 Texarkana, Arkansas 30,259 8.6%
1257 Opelika, Alabama 30,240 22.4%
1258 Cleburne, Texas 30,230 14.3%
1259 Walnut, California 30,199 0.4%
1260 Ballwin, Missouri 30,181 -3.5%
1261 Gloucester, Massachusetts 30,172 -0.6%
1262 Rahway, New Jersey 30,131 13.5%
1263 Parkersburg, West Virginia 30,096 -9.6%
1264 Madison Heights, Michigan 30,050 -3.2%
1265 Elizabethtown, Kentucky 30,023 32.7%
1266 Redmond, Oregon 30,011 94.2%
1267 Kent, Ohio 29,915 6.2%
1268 Chicago Heights, Illinois 29,901 -8.7%
1269 Lawrenceville, Georgia 29,873 29.8%
1270 North Chicago, Illinois 29,842 -17.0%
1271 Fountain, Colorado 29,804 92.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In Massachusetts

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
1933 Winthrop Town 18,625
1977 Newburyport 18,060 5.1%
2038 Amesbury Town 17,457
2039 Greenfield Town 17,442
2071 Southbridge Town 16,911
2165 Easthampton Town 16,050

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 30,172 1,261
2016 29,798 1,264
2015 29,781 1,261
2014 29,626 1,251
2013 29,393 1,251
2012 29,191 1,248
2011 29,018 1,247
2010 28,789 1,245
2009 30,530 1,154
2008 30,326 1,152
2007 30,148 1,146
2006 30,123 1,136
2005 30,209 1,112
2004 30,342 1,103
2003 30,550 1,087
2002 30,610 1,066
2001 30,580 1,054
2000 30,357 1,050
1990 28,723 972
1870 15,389 96
1860 10,904 85
1850 7,786 94
1840 6,350 66