Latest Data (2016)
Population 154,074
Nationwide Rank 165

Quick Facts

Springfield, Massachusetts is the 165th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Springfield, Massachusetts is a city.

Springfield, Massachusetts is currently 11.7% smaller than it was in 1960, the year of its peak recorded population.

Springfield, Massachusetts's growth is extremely below average. 85% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Springfield, Massachusetts Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
155 Fort Collins, Colorado 164,207 36.7%
156 Peoria, Arizona 164,173 47.9%
157 Frisco, Texas 163,656 363.8%
158 Cary, North Carolina 162,320 66.6%
159 Lancaster, California 160,106 34.3%
160 Hayward, California 158,937 12.7%
161 Palmdale, California 157,356 33.8%
162 Salinas, California 157,218 9.5%
163 Alexandria, Virginia 155,810 20.3%
164 Lakewood, Colorado 154,393 6.9%
165 Springfield, Massachusetts 154,074 1.4%
166 Pasadena, Texas 153,351 8.0%
167 Sunnyvale, California 152,771 15.8%
168 Macon-Bibb County, Georgia 152,555
169 Pomona, California 152,494 2.9%
170 Hollywood, Florida 151,998 8.8%
171 Kansas City, Kansas 151,709 3.3%
172 Escondido, California 151,613 12.8%
173 Clarksville, Tennessee 150,287 44.5%
174 Joliet, Illinois 148,262 36.9%
175 Rockford, Illinois 147,651 -2.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Massachusetts

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
131 Worcester 184,508 6.9%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 154,074 165
2015 154,341 163
2014 153,991 162
2013 153,703 158
2012 153,552 158
2011 153,581 157
2010 153,060 154
2009 155,580 150
2008 155,521 149
2007 151,342 153
2006 151,833 149
2005 151,568 149
2004 151,507 149
2003 151,436 146
2002 151,314 142
2001 151,222 140
2000 151,895 136
1990 156,964 115
1970 163,905 84
1960 174,463 72
1950 162,399 61
1940 149,554 58
1930 149,900 52
1920 129,614 51
1910 88,926 60
1900 62,059 60
1890 44,179 65
1880 33,340 55
1870 26,703 51
1860 15,199 59
1850 11,766 56
1840 10,985 35