Latest Data (2016)
Population 57,213
Nationwide Rank 655

Quick Facts

Medford, Massachusetts is the 655th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Medford, Massachusetts is a city.

Medford, Massachusetts is currently 0.1% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Medford, Massachusetts's growth is below average. 74% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Medford, Massachusetts Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
645 White Plains, New York 58,241 9.2%
646 Des Plaines, Illinois 58,141 1.8%
647 Doral, Florida 57,947 174.2%
648 Margate, Florida 57,870 7.2%
649 Santee, California 57,834 9.0%
650 Kokomo, Indiana 57,799 23.2%
651 Castle Rock, Colorado 57,666 175.5%
652 Grand Forks, North Dakota 57,339 16.4%
653 Midwest City, Oklahoma 57,305 5.5%
654 St. Peters, Missouri 57,289 11.2%
655 Medford, Massachusetts 57,213 2.7%
656 Corvallis, Oregon 57,110 15.5%
657 Hendersonville, Tennessee 57,050 38.9%
658 New Brunswick, New Jersey 56,910 17.7%
659 Taunton, Massachusetts 56,843 1.2%
660 Tinley Park, Illinois 56,831 15.4%
661 Diamond Bar, California 56,793 0.7%
662 Smyrna, Georgia 56,664 27.2%
663 Sarasota, Florida 56,610 7.7%
664 Greenwood, Indiana 56,545 53.9%
665 Fountain Valley, California 56,529 2.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Massachusetts

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
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%
956 Chelsea 39,699 13.0%
957 Marlborough 39,697 8.4%
963 Woburn 39,452 5.4%
1027 Braintree Town 37,297
1086 Watertown Town 35,025
1147 Franklin Town 33,150
1264 Gloucester 29,798 -1.8%
1303 Agawam Town 28,718

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 57,213 655
2015 57,403 645
2014 57,437 638
2013 57,170 632
2012 57,033 625
2011 56,660 624
2010 56,173 621
2009 55,578 619
2008 55,615 605
2007 55,545 592
2006 55,621 587
2005 55,798 584
2004 55,548 587
2003 55,517 574
2002 55,436 567
2001 55,684 553
2000 55,662 545
1990 57,282 431