Latest Data (2015)
Population 42,869
Nationwide Rank 876

Quick Facts

Salem, Massachusetts is the 876th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Salem, Massachusetts is a city.

Salem, Massachusetts is as large as it has ever been. In 2015 Salem had its largest population ever.

Salem, Massachusetts's growth is about average. 58% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Salem, Massachusetts Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
870 Altamonte Springs, Florida 4.5%
871 Bell Gardens, California -2.2%
872 Morgan Hill, California 25.7%
873 Bothell, Washington 40.9%
874 Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 1.6%
875 Farmington, New Mexico 11.5%
876 Salem, Massachusetts 5.9%
877 Fairfield, Ohio 1.5%
878 Rancho Palos Verdes, California 3.6%
879 Moline, Illinois -2.9%
880 Concord, New Hampshire 4.6%
881 Rockwall, Texas 126.0%
882 Plainfield, Illinois 209.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 42,869 876
2014 42,824 866
2013 42,544 866
2012 42,219 866
2011 42,047 863
2010 41,340 867
2009 41,361 851
2008 41,437 846
2007 41,421 831
2006 41,671 807
2005 41,840 801
2004 41,630 796
2003 41,406 796
2002 41,588 784
2001 40,688 793
2000 40,450 791
1990 38,129 721
1890 30,801 100
1880 27,563 72
1870 24,117 54
1860 22,252 42
1850 20,264 34
1840 15,082 26