What is the current population of Springfield?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Springfield is 153,606. Springfield, Massachusetts is the 167th largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Springfield?

The peak population of Springfield was in 1960, when its population was 174,463. In 1960, Springfield was the 72nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 167th largest city in the US. Springfield is currently 12.0% smaller than it was in 1960.

How quickly is Springfield growing?

Springfield has grown 1.1% since the 2000. Springfield, Massachusetts's growth is extremely below average. 87% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What county is Springfield, Massachusetts in?

Springfield is located entirely in Hampden County.

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 153,606 167
2018 155,032 166
2017 154,758 165
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

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
157 Springfield, Missouri 167,882 10.2%
158 Jackson, Mississippi 160,628 -13.2%
159 Alexandria, Virginia 159,428 23.1%
160 Hayward, California 159,203 12.9%
161 Clarksville, Tennessee 158,146 52.1%
162 Lakewood, Colorado 157,935 9.3%
163 Lancaster, California 157,601 32.2%
164 Salinas, California 155,465 8.3%
165 Palmdale, California 155,079 31.9%
166 Hollywood, Florida 154,817 10.8%
167 Springfield, Massachusetts 153,606 1.1%
168 Macon-Bibb County, Georgia 153,159
169 Kansas City, Kansas 152,960 4.2%
170 Sunnyvale, California 152,703 15.8%
171 Pomona, California 151,691 2.4%
172 Killeen, Texas 151,666 68.2%
173 Escondido, California 151,625 12.8%
174 Pasadena, Texas 151,227 6.5%
175 Naperville, Illinois 148,449 14.7%
176 Bellevue, Washington 148,164 31.7%
177 Joliet, Illinois 147,344 36.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Massachusetts

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
136 Worcester 185,428 7.4%
167 Springfield 153,606 1.1%
238 Cambridge 118,927 16.9%
269 Lowell 110,997 5.5%
333 Brockton 95,708 1.3%
337 New Bedford 95,363 1.5%
344 Quincy 94,470 6.9%
348 Lynn 94,299 5.7%
373 Fall River 89,541 -2.7%
380 Newton 88,414 5.5%
427 Somerville 81,360 4.9%
435 Lawrence 80,028 10.8%

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