Latest Data (2015)
Population 154,341
Nationwide Rank 163

Quick Facts

Springfield, Massachusetts is the 163rd largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Springfield, Massachusetts is a city.

Springfield, Massachusetts is currently 11.5% 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

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
157 Lancaster, California 35.2%
158 Cary, North Carolina 64.0%
159 Palmdale, California 34.7%
160 Hayward, California 12.2%
161 Salinas, California 9.6%
162 Frisco, Texas 337.6%
163 Springfield, Massachusetts 1.6%
164 Pasadena, Texas 8.3%
165 Macon-Bibb County, Georgia
166 Alexandria, Virginia 18.6%
167 Pomona, California 3.4%
168 Lakewood, Colorado 5.6%
169 Sunnyvale, California 15.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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