Latest Data (2017)
Population 111,346
Nationwide Rank 262

Quick Facts

Lowell, Massachusetts is the 262nd largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Lowell, Massachusetts is a city.

Lowell, Massachusetts is currently 1.3% smaller than it was in 1920, the year of its peak recorded population.

Lowell, Massachusetts's growth is below average. 72% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Lowell, Massachusetts Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
252 Cambridge, Massachusetts 113,630 11.7%
253 College Station, Texas 113,564 64.8%
254 Murrieta, California 113,326 118.7%
255 Downey, California 113,092 5.2%
256 Peoria, Illinois 112,883 -0.1%
257 Westminster, Colorado 112,812 11.3%
258 Elgin, Illinois 112,456 18.4%
259 Antioch, California 111,674 21.9%
260 Palm Bay, Florida 111,657 40.2%
261 High Point, North Carolina 111,513 28.7%
262 Lowell, Massachusetts 111,346 5.8%
263 Manchester, New Hampshire 111,196 3.7%
264 Pueblo, Colorado 111,127 8.8%
265 Gresham, Oregon 111,053 22.5%
266 North Charleston, South Carolina 110,861 35.7%
267 San Buenaventura (Ventura), California 110,790 9.4%
268 Inglewood, California 110,598 -1.8%
269 Pompano Beach, Florida 110,473 10.1%
270 Centennial, Colorado 110,250 7.6%
271 West Palm Beach, Florida 110,222 32.9%
272 Everett, Washington 110,079 14.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Massachusetts

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
132 Worcester 185,677 7.6%
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

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 111,346 262
2016 110,558 263
2015 110,699 256
2014 109,945 255
2013 108,861 257
2012 108,522 252
2011 107,571 249
2010 106,519 246
2009 104,390 252
2008 103,165 252
2007 102,748 249
2006 102,393 250
2005 102,702 245
2004 103,359 235
2003 104,031 229
2002 104,539 225
2001 105,108 224
2000 105,181 222
1990 103,428 194
1940 101,389 88
1930 100,234 93
1920 112,759 61
1910 106,294 46
1900 94,969 39
1890 77,696 37
1880 59,475 27
1870 40,928 31
1860 36,827 26
1850 33,383 22
1840 20,796 18