List of cities in New England by population

Historical population
Census Pop.
17901,009,408
18001,233,01122.2%
18101,471,97319.4%
18201,660,06512.8%
18301,954,71717.7%
18402,234,82214.3%
18502,728,11622.1%
18603,135,28314.9%
18703,487,92411.2%
18804,010,52915.0%
18904,700,74917.2%
19005,592,01719.0%
19106,552,68117.2%
19207,400,90912.9%
19308,166,34110.3%
19408,437,2903.3%
19509,314,45310.4%
196010,509,36712.8%
197011,841,66312.7%
198012,348,4934.3%
199013,206,9437.0%
200013,922,5175.4%
201014,444,8653.8%
2019 (est.)14,845,0632.8%
Source:[1][2]

This is a list of the 150 most-populous cities and towns in New England based on 2019 Census estimates. Massachusetts contains the most cities and towns on the list with 77, while Vermont contains the least with just one. Neither Vermont’s (Montpelier) nor Maine’s (Augusta) state capital falls within the top 150 by population.

ListEdit

The table below contains the following information:

  1. The city rank by population as of 2019
  2. The name of the state in which the city lies
  3. Population as of July 1, 2019, as estimated by the United States Census Bureau[3][4][5][6][7][8]
  4. Population as of April 1, 2010, according to the 2010 United States Census[9][10][11][12][13][14]
  5. Percent change in population from April 1, 2010, 2019
State capital
State largest city
Rank Name State Population (2019) Population (2010) Change
1. Boston   Massachusetts 692,600 617,594 +12.14%
2. Worcester 185,428 184,045 +0.75%
3. Providence   Rhode Island 179,883 178,042 +1.03%
4. Springfield   Massachusetts 153,606 153,060 +0.36%
5. Bridgeport   Connecticut 144,399 144,229 +0.12%
6. New Haven 130,250 129,779 +0.36%
7. Stamford 129,638 122,643 +5.70%
8. Hartford 122,105 124,775 −2.14%
9. Cambridge   Massachusetts 118,927 105,162 +13.09%
10. Manchester   New Hampshire 112,673 109,565 +2.84%
11. Lowell   Massachusetts 110,997 106,519 +4.20%
12. Waterbury   Connecticut 107,568 110,366 −2.54%
13. Brockton   Massachusetts 95,708 93,810 +2.02%
14. New Bedford 95,363 95,072 +0.31%
15. Quincy 94,470 92,271 +2.38%
16. Lynn 94,299 90,329 +4.40%
17. Fall River 89,541 88,857 +0.77%
18. Nashua   New Hampshire 89,355 86,494 +3.31%
19. Norwalk   Connecticut 88,816 85,603 +3.75%
20. Newton   Massachusetts 88,414 85,146 +3.84%
21. Danbury   Connecticut 84,694 80,893 +4.70%
22. Cranston   Rhode Island 81,456 80,387 +1.33%
23. Somerville   Massachusetts 81,360 75,754 +7.40%
24. Warwick   Rhode Island 81,004 82,672 −2.02%
25. Lawrence   Massachusetts 80,028 76,377 +4.78%
26. Framingham 74,416 68,318 +8.93%
27. New Britain   Connecticut 72,495 73,206 −0.97%
28. Pawtucket   Rhode Island 72,117 71,148 +1.36%
29. Portland   Maine 66,215 66,194 +0.03%
30. Haverhill   Massachusetts 64,014 60,879 +5.15%
31. West Hartford   Connecticut 62,965 63,268 −0.48%
32. Greenwich 62,840 61,171 +2.73%
33. Waltham   Massachusetts 62,495 60,632 +3.07%
34. Fairfield   Connecticut 62,045 59,404 +4.45%
35. Plymouth   Massachusetts 61,528 56,468 +8.96%
36. Hamden   Connecticut 60,556 60,960 −0.66%
37. Malden   Massachusetts 60,470 59,450 +1.72%
38. Bristol   Connecticut 59,947 60,477 −0.88%
39. Meriden 59,395 60,868 −2.42%
40. Brookline   Massachusetts 59,121 58,732 +0.66%
41. Weymouth 57,746 53,743 +7.45%
42. Manchester   Connecticut 57,584 58,241 −1.13%
43. Taunton   Massachusetts 57,464 55,874 +2.85%
44. Medford 57,341 56,173 +2.08%
45. Chicopee 55,126 55,298 −0.31%
46. Milford   Connecticut 54,747 52,759 +3.77%
47. West Haven 54,620 55,564 −1.70%
48. Revere   Massachusetts 53,073 51,755 +2.55%
49. Peabody 53,070 51,251 +3.55%
50. Stratford   Connecticut 51,849 51,384 +0.90%
51. Methuen   Massachusetts 50,706 47,255 +7.30%
52. East Hartford   Connecticut 49,872 51,252 −2.69%
53. East Providence   Rhode Island 47,618 47,037 +1.24%
54. Everett   Massachusetts 46,451 41,667 +11.48%
55. Middletown   Connecticut 46,258 47,648 −2.92%
56. Arlington   Massachusetts 45,531 42,844 +6.27%
57. Attleboro 45,237 43,593 +3.77%
58. Barnstable 44,477 45,193 −1.58%
59. Wallingford   Connecticut 44,326 45,135 −1.79%
60. Southington 43,834 43,069 +1.78%
61. Enfield 43,659 44,654 −2.23%
62. Concord   New Hampshire 43,627 42,695 +2.18%
63. Billerica   Massachusetts 43,367 40,243 +7.76%
64. Salem 43,226 41,340 +4.56%
65. Burlington   Vermont 42,819 42,417 +0.95%
66. Beverly   Massachusetts 42,174 39,502 +6.76%
67. Pittsfield 42,142 44,737 −5.80%
68. Woonsocket   Rhode Island 41,751 41,186 +1.37%
69. Leominster   Massachusetts 41,716 40,759 +2.35%
70. Westfield 41,204 41,094 +0.27%
71. Shelton   Connecticut 41,129 39,559 +3.97%
72. Fitchburg   Massachusetts 40,638 40,318 +0.79%
73. Woburn 40,228 38,120 +5.53%
74. Holyoke 40,117 39,880 +0.59%
75. Amherst 39,924 37,819 +5.57%
76. Chelsea 39,690 35,177 +12.83%
77. Marlborough 39,597 38,499 +2.85%
78. Norwich   Connecticut 38,768 40,493 −4.26%
79. Shrewsbury   Massachusetts 38,526 35,608 +8.19%
80. Groton   Connecticut 38,436 40,115 −4.19%
81. Braintree   Massachusetts 37,190 35,744 +4.05%
82. Andover 36,356 33,201 +9.50%
83. Lewiston   Maine 36,225 36,592 −1.00%
84. Natick   Massachusetts 36,050 33,006 +9.22%
85. Watertown 35,939 31,915 +12.61%
86. Trumbull   Connecticut 35,673 36,018 −0.96%
87. Chelmsford   Massachusetts 35,391 33,802 +4.70%
88. Cumberland   Rhode Island 35,263 33,506 +5.24%
89. Coventry 34,819 35,014 −0.56%
90. Glastonbury   Connecticut 34,482 34,427 +0.16%
91. Randolph   Massachusetts 34,362 32,158 +6.85%
92. Dartmouth 34,188 34,032 +0.46%
93. Franklin 34,087 31,635 +7.75%
94. Torrington   Connecticut 34,044 36,383 −6.43%
95. Derry   New Hampshire 33,485 33,109 +1.14%
96. Lexington   Massachusetts 33,132 31,394 +5.54%
97. North Providence   Rhode Island 32,686 32,078 +1.90%
98. Bangor   Maine 32,262 33,039 −2.35%
99. Dover   New Hampshire 32,191 29,987 +7.35%
100. Dracut   Massachusetts 31,634 29,457 +7.39%
101. Rochester   New Hampshire 31,526 29,752 +5.96%
102. Needham   Massachusetts 31,388 28,886 +8.66%
103. North Andover 31,188 28,352 +10.00%
104. Tewksbury 31,178 28,961 +7.66%
105. Naugatuck   Connecticut 31,108 31,862 −2.37%
106. Falmouth   Massachusetts 30,993 31,531 −1.71%
107. Gloucester 30,430 28,789 +5.70%
108. South Kingstown   Rhode Island 30,348 30,639 −0.95%
109. Newington   Connecticut 30,014 30,562 −1.79%
110. Salem   New Hampshire 29,791 28,776 +3.53%
111. Norwood   Massachusetts 29,725 28,602 +3.93%
112. Johnston   Rhode Island 29,471 28,769 +2.44%
113. North Attleborough   Massachusetts 29,364 28,712 +2.27%
114. Vernon   Connecticut 29,359 29,179 +0.62%
115. Milford   Massachusetts 29,101 27,999 +3.94%
116. West Warwick   Rhode Island 28,962 29,191 −0.78%
117. Cheshire   Connecticut 28,937 29,261 −1.11%
118. Stoughton   Massachusetts 28,915 26,962 +7.24%
119. Windsor   Connecticut 28,733 29,044 −1.07%
120. Wellesley   Massachusetts 28,670 27,982 +2.46%
121. Burlington   Massachusetts 28,627 24,498 +16.85%
122. Agawam 28,613 28,438 +0.62%
123. East Haven   Connecticut 28,569 29,257 −2.35%
124. West Springfield   Massachusetts 28,517 28,391 +0.44%
125. Westport   Connecticut 28,491 26,391 +7.96%
126. Northampton   Massachusetts 28,451 28,549 −0.34%
127. Saugus 28,361 26,628 +6.51%
128. Melrose 28,016 26,983 +3.83%
129. Branford   Connecticut 27,900 28,026 −0.45%
130. Newtown 27,891 27,560 +1.20%
131. Bridgewater   Massachusetts 27,619 26,563 +3.98%
132. Milton 27,593 27,003 +2.18%
133. Danvers 27,549 26,493 +3.99%
134. Wakefield 27,045 24,932 +8.48%
135. New London   Connecticut 26,858 27,620 −2.76%
136. New Milford 26,805 28,142 −4.75%
137. Merrimack   New Hampshire 26,490 25,494 +3.91%
138. Londonderry 26,490 24,129 +9.78%
139. North Kingstown   Rhode Island 26,323 26,486 −0.62%
140. South Windsor   Connecticut 26,162 25,709 +1.76%
141. Belmont   Massachusetts 26,116 24,729 +5.61%
142. Wethersfield   Connecticut 26,008 26,668 −2.47%
143. Marshfield   Massachusetts 25,967 25,132 +3.32%
144. Hudson   New Hampshire 25,619 24,467 +4.71%
145. South Portland   Maine 25,532 25,002 +2.12%
146. Farmington   Connecticut 25,497 25,340 +0.62%
147. Mansfield 25,487 26,543 −3.98%
148. Middleborough   Massachusetts 25,463 23,116 +10.15%
149. Reading 25,400 24,747 +2.64%
150. Simsbury   Connecticut 25,395 23,511 +8.01%

States with the most citiesEdit

New England states with the most cities and towns over 20,000 population as of 2019.[15][16][17][18][19][20]

Rank State ≥200,000 100,000-199,999 80,000-99,999 60,000-79,999 40,000-59,999 20,000-39,999 Total
1 Massachusetts 1 4 8 5 21 55 94
2 Connecticut 0 5 2 5 12 28 52
3 Rhode Island 0 1 2 1 2 12 18
4 New Hampshire 0 1 1 0 1 10 13
5 Maine 0 0 0 1 0 8 9
6 Vermont 0 0 0 0 1 1 2

GalleryEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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