Latest Data (2017)
Population 28,367
Nationwide Rank 1329

Quick Facts

Melrose, Massachusetts is the 1,329th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Melrose, Massachusetts is a city.

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

Melrose, Massachusetts's growth is below average. 62% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Melrose, Massachusetts Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1319 Monterey, California 28,639 -3.6%
1320 Schererville, Indiana 28,633 14.6%
1321 Northampton, Massachusetts 28,593 -1.3%
1322 Harrison, New York 28,587 18.0%
1323 Jacksonville, Arkansas 28,513 -5.1%
1324 Bella Vista, Arkansas 28,511 79.9%
1325 Paragould, Arkansas 28,488 28.5%
1326 Williamsport, Pennsylvania 28,462 -7.0%
1327 Casselberry, Florida 28,395 16.0%
1328 Aberdeen, South Dakota 28,388 12.7%
1329 Melrose, Massachusetts 28,367 4.3%
1330 Newburgh, New York 28,363 0.0%
1331 Fredericksburg, Virginia 28,360 46.4%
1332 Benicia, California 28,343 5.1%
1333 Rexburg, Idaho 28,337 59.2%
1334 Lafayette, Colorado 28,328 21.2%
1335 Marion, Indiana 28,327 -12.3%
1336 Hobart, Indiana 28,255 10.8%
1337 Enterprise, Alabama 28,247 33.4%
1338 East Chicago, Indiana 28,215 -12.7%
1339 Oakdale, Minnesota 28,083 4.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In Massachusetts

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
1310 Agawam Town 28,849
1316 West Springfield Town 28,704
1321 Northampton 28,593 -1.3%
1329 Melrose 28,367 4.3%
1774 Gardner 20,640 -0.9%
1933 Winthrop Town 18,625
1977 Newburyport 18,060 5.1%
2038 Amesbury Town 17,457
2039 Greenfield Town 17,442
2071 Southbridge Town 16,911
2165 Easthampton Town 16,050

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 28,367 1,329
2016 27,928 1,341
2015 27,997 1,332
2014 27,969 1,318
2013 27,690 1,324
2012 27,435 1,324
2011 27,234 1,325
2010 26,983 1,324
2009 27,091 1,295
2008 26,762 1,294
2007 26,686 1,289
2006 26,566 1,282
2005 26,339 1,280
2004 26,486 1,264
2003 26,727 1,238
2002 26,908 1,216
2001 27,127 1,199
2000 27,183 1,177
1990 28,112 989