Latest Data (2016)
Population 80,209
Nationwide Rank 425

Quick Facts

Lawrence, Massachusetts is the 425th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Lawrence, Massachusetts is a city.

Lawrence, Massachusetts is currently 14.9% smaller than it was in 1920, the year of its peak recorded population.

Lawrence, Massachusetts's growth is about average. 57% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Lawrence, Massachusetts Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
415 Somerville, Massachusetts 81,322 4.9%
416 Melbourne, Florida 81,185 10.9%
417 Lakewood, California 81,138 2.1%
418 Farmington Hills, Michigan 81,129 -1.1%
419 Cranston, Rhode Island 81,034 2.0%
420 Kennewick, Washington 80,454 35.3%
421 Mountain View, California 80,447 13.8%
422 Napa, California 80,416 10.3%
423 Tustin, California 80,395 18.7%
424 Lynchburg, Virginia 80,212 22.8%
425 Lawrence, Massachusetts 80,209 11.1%
426 Deerfield Beach, Florida 79,764 7.1%
427 Brooklyn Park, Minnesota 79,707 17.9%
428 New Rochelle, New York 79,557 10.0%
429 Parma, Ohio 79,425 -7.1%
430 Alameda, California 78,906 8.8%
431 Chino Hills, California 78,822 17.0%
432 Springdale, Arkansas 78,557 64.1%
433 Bloomington, Illinois 78,005 18.7%
434 Bellflower, California 77,790 6.5%
435 Racine, Wisconsin 77,571 -5.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In Massachusetts

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
165 Springfield 154,074 1.4%
262 Cambridge 110,651 8.8%
263 Lowell 110,558 5.1%
323 Brockton 95,630 1.2%
329 New Bedford 95,032 1.2%
338 Quincy 93,688 6.0%
342 Lynn 92,697 3.9%
362 Newton 89,045 6.2%
363 Fall River 88,930 -3.4%
415 Somerville 81,322 4.9%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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