Latest Data (2017)
Population 80,162
Nationwide Rank 428

Quick Facts

Lawrence, Massachusetts is the 428th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Lawrence, Massachusetts is a city.

Lawrence, Massachusetts is currently 15.0% smaller than it was in 1920, the year of its peak recorded population.

Lawrence, Massachusetts's growth is about average. 60% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Lawrence, Massachusetts Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
418 Cranston, Rhode Island 81,202 2.2%
419 Farmington Hills, Michigan 81,050 -1.2%
420 Lynchburg, Virginia 80,995 24.0%
421 Lakewood, California 80,967 1.9%
422 Warwick, Rhode Island 80,871 -5.9%
423 Auburn, Washington 80,776 45.6%
424 Brooklyn Park, Minnesota 80,581 19.2%
425 Deerfield Beach, Florida 80,571 8.2%
426 Tustin, California 80,498 18.8%
427 Chino Hills, California 80,374 19.3%
428 Lawrence, Massachusetts 80,162 11.0%
429 New Rochelle, New York 79,946 10.5%
430 Fort Myers, Florida 79,943 53.8%
431 Goodyear, Arizona 79,858 306.6%
432 Napa, California 79,774 9.4%
433 Springdale, Arkansas 79,599 66.3%
434 Pharr, Texas 79,487 67.7%
435 Manteca, California 79,268 57.2%
436 Alameda, California 79,177 9.2%
437 Parma, Ohio 79,167 -7.4%
438 New Braunfels, Texas 79,152 105.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Massachusetts

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
165 Springfield 154,758 1.8%
252 Cambridge 113,630 11.7%
262 Lowell 111,346 5.8%
326 Brockton 95,672 1.2%
329 New Bedford 95,120 1.3%
337 Quincy 94,166 6.5%
339 Lynn 94,063 5.4%
366 Fall River 89,420 -2.9%
369 Newton 88,994 6.2%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 80,162 428
2016 80,209 425
2015 80,231 418
2014 78,197 427
2013 77,657 426
2012 77,326 422
2011 76,960 420
2010 76,377 416
2009 70,579 452
2008 70,231 452
2007 69,962 444
2006 69,912 438
2005 70,645 417
2004 71,238 413
2003 71,989 405
2002 72,307 396
2001 72,448 391
2000 72,176 388
1990 69,995 333
1920 94,270 73
1910 85,892 63
1900 62,559 57
1890 44,654 64
1880 39,151 46
1870 28,921 45
1860 17,639 51
1850 8,282 81