Latest Data (2016)
Population 81,322
Nationwide Rank 415

Quick Facts

Somerville, Massachusetts is the 415th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Somerville, Massachusetts is a city.

Somerville, Massachusetts is currently 21.7% smaller than it was in 1930, the year of its peak recorded population.

Somerville, Massachusetts's growth is below average. 73% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Somerville, Massachusetts Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
405 Avondale, Arizona 82,881 122.4%
406 Sioux City, Iowa 82,872 -2.4%
407 Merced, California 82,594 27.7%
408 St. George, Utah 82,318 64.0%
409 Conroe, Texas 82,286 111.4%
410 Pleasanton, California 82,270 27.9%
411 Longview, Texas 82,055 12.5%
412 Medford, Oregon 81,636 23.1%
413 Warwick, Rhode Island 81,579 -5.0%
414 Westland, Michigan 81,545 -5.9%
415 Somerville, Massachusetts 81,322 4.9%
416 Melbourne, Florida 81,185 10.9%
417 Lakewood, California 81,138 2.1%
418 Farmington Hills, Michigan 81,129 -1.1%
419 Cranston, Rhode Island 81,034 2.0%
420 Kennewick, Washington 80,454 35.3%
421 Mountain View, California 80,447 13.8%
422 Napa, California 80,416 10.3%
423 Tustin, California 80,395 18.7%
424 Lynchburg, Virginia 80,212 22.8%
425 Lawrence, Massachusetts 80,209 11.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Massachusetts

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
165 Springfield 154,074 1.4%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 81,322 415
2015 80,318 417
2014 78,901 418
2013 78,804 414
2012 77,104 426
2011 76,265 427
2010 75,754 424
2009 76,491 402
2008 75,718 404
2007 75,691 401
2006 75,674 394
2005 75,916 384
2004 76,374 376
2003 76,757 372
2002 76,921 365
2001 77,292 362
2000 77,510 360
1990 76,302 294
1940 102,177 87
1930 103,908 85
1920 93,091 76
1910 77,236 71
1900 61,643 61
1890 40,152 74
1880 24,933 78