Latest Data (2017)
Population 81,360
Nationwide Rank 417

Quick Facts

Somerville, Massachusetts is the 417th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

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. 74% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Somerville, Massachusetts Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
407 Buena Park, California 83,015 6.3%
408 Pleasanton, California 83,007 29.1%
409 Cicero, Illinois 82,552 -3.4%
410 Sioux City, Iowa 82,514 -2.8%
411 Melbourne, Florida 82,011 12.1%
412 Medford, Oregon 81,780 23.3%
413 Westland, Michigan 81,747 -5.7%
414 Kennewick, Washington 81,607 37.3%
415 Longview, Texas 81,522 11.7%
416 Mountain View, California 81,438 15.2%
417 Somerville, Massachusetts 81,360 4.9%
418 Cranston, Rhode Island 81,202 2.2%
419 Farmington Hills, Michigan 81,050 -1.2%
420 Lynchburg, Virginia 80,995 24.0%
421 Lakewood, California 80,967 1.9%
422 Warwick, Rhode Island 80,871 -5.9%
423 Auburn, Washington 80,776 45.6%
424 Brooklyn Park, Minnesota 80,581 19.2%
425 Deerfield Beach, Florida 80,571 8.2%
426 Tustin, California 80,498 18.8%
427 Chino Hills, California 80,374 19.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Massachusetts

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
165 Springfield 154,758 1.8%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 81,360 417
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