|Rank||City||2022 Population (Est.)||Growth Rate (Annual)|
|43||North Attleborough Town||30,854||0.2%|
|48||West Springfield Town||28,629||-0.6%|
The largest city in Massachusetts is Boston, with a population of 654,776. Boston is the 24th largest city in the US. The second largest city is Worcester, with a population of 205,918, and is the 114th largest city in the US.
The major cities in Massachusetts are Boston, Worcester, Springfield, Cambridge, Lowell, Brockton, Quincy, New Bedford and Lynn. There are 9 major cities in Massachusetts, which are cities with a population greater than 100,000.
The capital of Massachusetts is Boston, whose most recent population was 654,776. Boston is also the largest city in the state of Massachusetts.
Among the 100 largest cities in Massachusetts, the fastest growing city is Everett, whose population has grown 26.8% since the year 2000.
Among the 100 largest cities in Massachusetts, the fastest shrinking city is North Adams, whose population has declined 12.0% since the year 2000. North Adams's peak populuation was 16,964 in the year 1990, and it's current population of 12,880 represents a 24.1% decline from it's peak. North Adams was once the 1,594th largest city in the US, but it's now the 2,627th largest.