Latest Data (2016)
Population 56,843
Nationwide Rank 659

Quick Facts

Taunton, Massachusetts is the 659th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Taunton, Massachusetts is a city.

Taunton, Massachusetts is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Taunton had its largest population ever.

Taunton, Massachusetts's growth is extremely below average. 81% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Taunton, Massachusetts Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
649 Santee, California 57,834 9.0%
650 Kokomo, Indiana 57,799 23.2%
651 Castle Rock, Colorado 57,666 175.5%
652 Grand Forks, North Dakota 57,339 16.4%
653 Midwest City, Oklahoma 57,305 5.5%
654 St. Peters, Missouri 57,289 11.2%
655 Medford, Massachusetts 57,213 2.7%
656 Corvallis, Oregon 57,110 15.5%
657 Hendersonville, Tennessee 57,050 38.9%
658 New Brunswick, New Jersey 56,910 17.7%
659 Taunton, Massachusetts 56,843 1.2%
660 Tinley Park, Illinois 56,831 15.4%
661 Diamond Bar, California 56,793 0.7%
662 Smyrna, Georgia 56,664 27.2%
663 Sarasota, Florida 56,610 7.7%
664 Greenwood, Indiana 56,545 53.9%
665 Fountain Valley, California 56,529 2.7%
666 Valdosta, Georgia 56,474 22.3%
667 Oak Lawn, Illinois 56,257 1.8%
668 Novato, California 56,004 17.1%
669 Chicopee, Massachusetts 55,991 2.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In Massachusetts

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
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%
579 Waltham 63,002 6.3%
581 Haverhill 62,873 6.3%
605 Malden 60,840 8.0%
655 Medford 57,213 2.7%
659 Taunton 56,843 1.2%
669 Chicopee 55,991 2.2%
670 Weymouth Town 55,972
713 Revere 53,157 12.1%
725 Peabody 52,491 8.5%
758 Methuen 49,917 13.5%
827 Everett 46,340 21.0%
850 Attleboro 44,434 5.9%
854 Barnstable Town 44,254 -7.9%
872 Salem 43,132 6.6%
879 Pittsfield 42,846 -6.2%
907 Leominster 41,663 0.4%
910 Westfield 41,552 3.6%
915 Beverly 41,365 3.8%
935 Fitchburg 40,414 3.5%
939 Holyoke 40,280 0.9%
956 Chelsea 39,699 13.0%
957 Marlborough 39,697 8.4%
963 Woburn 39,452 5.4%
1027 Braintree Town 37,297
1086 Watertown Town 35,025
1147 Franklin Town 33,150
1264 Gloucester 29,798 -1.8%
1303 Agawam Town 28,718
1313 West Springfield Town 28,529
1317 Northampton 28,483 -1.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 56,843 659
2015 56,789 655
2014 56,544 652
2013 56,069 649
2012 56,055 642
2011 55,956 635
2010 55,874 628
2009 55,778 616
2008 55,661 601
2007 55,612 591
2006 55,703 585
2005 55,841 581
2004 56,105 577
2003 56,304 558
2002 56,358 551
2001 56,227 541
2000 56,119 533
1990 49,881 528
1880 21,213 91
1870 18,629 78
1860 15,376 58
1850 10,441 62
1840 7,645 52