Latest Data (2017)
Population 28,593
Nationwide Rank 1321

Quick Facts

Northampton, Massachusetts is the 1,321st largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Northampton, Massachusetts is a city.

Northampton, Massachusetts is currently 2.4% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Northampton, Massachusetts's growth is below average. 77% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Northampton, Massachusetts Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1311 Burbank, Illinois 28,793 3.1%
1312 Carlsbad, New Mexico 28,774 12.3%
1313 Maryville, Tennessee 28,765 24.1%
1314 Desert Hot Springs, California 28,757 74.7%
1315 Granite City, Illinois 28,746 -9.9%
1316 West Springfield Town, Massachusetts 28,704
1317 Henderson, Kentucky 28,657 4.3%
1318 Burton, Michigan 28,643 -5.7%
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%

Similarly Sized Cities In Massachusetts

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
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 28,593 1,321
2016 28,483 1,317
2015 28,540 1,304
2014 28,554 1,293
2013 28,495 1,288
2012 28,592 1,275
2011 28,614 1,261
2010 28,549 1,249
2009 28,528 1,234
2008 28,493 1,219
2007 28,538 1,204
2006 28,586 1,190
2005 28,660 1,184
2004 28,848 1,153
2003 28,931 1,134
2002 29,058 1,127
2001 28,792 1,121
2000 28,974 1,099
1990 29,283 952