Latest Data (2017)
Population 154,758
Nationwide Rank 165

Quick Facts

Springfield, Massachusetts is the 165th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Springfield, Massachusetts is a city.

Springfield, Massachusetts is currently 11.3% 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
2000-2017
155 Springfield, Missouri 167,376 9.9%
156 Jackson, Mississippi 166,965 -9.8%
157 Cary, North Carolina 165,904 70.3%
158 Fort Collins, Colorado 165,080 37.4%
159 Hayward, California 160,500 13.8%
160 Lancaster, California 160,316 34.5%
161 Alexandria, Virginia 160,035 23.6%
162 Salinas, California 157,596 9.8%
163 Palmdale, California 157,519 34.0%
164 Lakewood, Colorado 154,958 7.3%
165 Springfield, Massachusetts 154,758 1.8%
166 Sunnyvale, California 153,656 16.5%
167 Hollywood, Florida 153,627 9.9%
168 Pasadena, Texas 153,520 8.1%
169 Clarksville, Tennessee 153,205 47.3%
170 Pomona, California 152,939 3.2%
171 Kansas City, Kansas 152,938 4.1%
172 Macon-Bibb County, Georgia 152,663
173 Escondido, California 151,969 13.1%
174 Paterson, New Jersey 148,678 -0.4%
175 Joliet, Illinois 148,462 37.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Massachusetts

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
132 Worcester 185,677 7.6%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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