Latest Data (2017)
Population 57,797
Nationwide Rank 654

Quick Facts

Medford, Massachusetts is the 654th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Medford, Massachusetts is a city.

Medford, Massachusetts is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Medford had its largest population ever.

Medford, Massachusetts's growth is below average. 64% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Medford, Massachusetts Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
644 Huntington Park, California 58,822 -4.2%
645 Arcadia, California 58,799 10.5%
646 Orland Park, Illinois 58,765 14.2%
647 Margate, Florida 58,430 8.2%
648 Dubuque, Iowa 58,276 1.0%
649 Des Plaines, Illinois 58,193 1.9%
650 Santee, California 58,113 9.5%
651 Corvallis, Oregon 57,961 17.2%
652 Kokomo, Indiana 57,836 23.3%
653 Casper, Wyoming 57,814 16.2%
654 Medford, Massachusetts 57,797 3.8%
655 Gilroy, California 57,664 38.2%
656 Hendersonville, Tennessee 57,517 40.1%
657 Greenwood, Indiana 57,375 56.1%
658 Midwest City, Oklahoma 57,308 5.5%
659 St. Peters, Missouri 57,178 11.0%
660 Taunton, Massachusetts 57,139 1.8%
661 New Brunswick, New Jersey 57,073 18.1%
662 Grand Forks, North Dakota 57,056 15.8%
663 Sarasota, Florida 56,994 8.4%
664 Smyrna, Georgia 56,685 27.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Massachusetts

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 57,797 654
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