Massachusetts 2020 Census

Secretary William Francis Galvin – Census Liaison

What does the census count impact?

Census data affects federal funding, political representation, and the quality of data for Massachusetts. Find out why it’s so important to fill out your census form.

College Students are Vital to the Count

According to 2017 estimates, Fenway Park can seat the entire town of Shrewsbury (37,387 estimated people)!

Population over the years
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For Census 2020, you can respond via one of the following methods

Phone and computer

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*Supports 12 non-English languages (Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, Russian, Arabic, Tagalog, Polish, French, Haitian Creole, Portuguese, and Japanese)

Massachusetts census data is used by state and federal programs

  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) • Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers • Highway Planning and Construction • Special Education Grants (IDEA) • Title I Grants to Local Education Agencies • National School Lunch Program • Head Start/Early Head Start • Low Income Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP) • Health Center Programs (Community, Migrant, Homeless, Public Housing) • Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) • Drawing Federal, State, and Local Legislative Districts • Assisting the Elderly, the Disabled and Veterans • Distributing Federal Grants to Educational Agencies • Attracting New Businesses to State and Local Areas • forecasting Future Transportation Needs for all Segments of the Population • Determining Amounts of Federal Funding for Massachusetts • Drawing Federal, State, and Local Legislative Districts • Assisting the Elderly, the Disabled and Veterans • Distributing Federal Grants to Educational Agencies • Attracting New Businesses to State and Local Areas • forecasting Future Transportation Needs for all Segments of the Population • Planning for Public Transportation Services • forecasting Future Housing Needs for all Segments of the Population • Directing Funds for Services for People In Poverty • Designing Public Safety Strategies • Providing Funds for Road Rehabilitation and Construction • Helping Potential Homeowners Research Property Values, Median Income and Other Demographic Information About A Particular Community • Determining Where Jobs and Job Programs are Needed • Planning Health and Educational Services for People With Disabilities • Estimating the Number of People Displaced By Natural Disasters • Developing Assistance Programs for American Indians • Creating Maps to Speed Services to Households In Need of Assistance • Designing Facilities for People With Disabilities, the Elderly, Or Children • Facilitating Scientific Research • Drawing School District Boundaries • Planning Budgets for Government at all Levels • Establishing Fair Market Rents and Enforcing Fair Lending Practices • Directing Services to Children and Adults With Limited English-Language Proficiency • Planning for Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Clinics, and the Location of Other Health Services • forecasting Development of Rural and Urban Areas • Assessing the Potential for Spread of Communicable Diseases • Planning for Faith-Based Organizations • Locating Factory Sites and Distribution Centers • Providing Genealogical Research • Planning for School Projects • Developing Adult Education Programs • Researching Historical Subject Areas • Determining Areas Eligible for Housing Assistance and Rehabilitation Loans • (Some Information Provided By the George Washington University’s Counting for Dollars 2020 Publication) • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) • Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers • Highway Planning and Construction • Special Education Grants (IDEA) • Title I Grants to Local Education Agencies • National School Lunch Program • Head Start/Early Head Start • Low Income Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP) • Health Center Programs (Community, Migrant, Homeless, Public Housing) • Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) • Drawing Federal, State, and Local Legislative Districts • Assisting the Elderly, the Disabled and Veterans • Distributing Federal Grants to Educational Agencies • Attracting New Businesses to State and Local Areas • forecasting Future Transportation Needs for all Segments of the Population • Determining Amounts of Federal Funding for Massachusetts • Drawing Federal, State, and Local Legislative Districts • Assisting the Elderly, the Disabled and Veterans • Distributing Federal Grants to Educational Agencies • Attracting New Businesses to State and Local Areas • forecasting Future Transportation Needs for all Segments of the Population • Planning for Public Transportation Services • forecasting Future Housing Needs for all Segments of the Population • Directing Funds for Services for People In Poverty • Designing Public Safety Strategies • Providing Funds for Road Rehabilitation and Construction • Helping Potential Homeowners Research Property Values, Median Income and Other Demographic Information About A Particular Community • Determining Where Jobs and Job Programs are Needed • Planning Health and Educational Services for People With Disabilities • Estimating the Number of People Displaced By Natural Disasters • Developing Assistance Programs for American Indians • Creating Maps to Speed Services to Households In Need of Assistance • Designing Facilities for People With Disabilities, the Elderly, Or Children • Facilitating Scientific Research • Drawing School District Boundaries • Planning Budgets for Government at all Levels • Establishing Fair Market Rents and Enforcing Fair Lending Practices • Directing Services to Children and Adults With Limited English-Language Proficiency • Planning for Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Clinics, and the Location of Other Health Services • forecasting Development of Rural and Urban Areas • Assessing the Potential for Spread of Communicable Diseases • Planning for Faith-Based Organizations • Locating Factory Sites and Distribution Centers • Providing Genealogical Research • Planning for School Projects • Developing Adult Education Programs • Researching Historical Subject Areas • Determining Areas Eligible for Housing Assistance and Rehabilitation Loans • (Some Information Provided By the George Washington University’s Counting for Dollars 2020 Publication)

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Road to the 2020 Census

  1. August 2018

    LUCA Program Finishes

    The Secretary's Office and the UMassDonahue Institute (UMDI), along with other local governments, updated the Census Bureau's address list, in order to make sure all records are current to ensure everyone gets counted, through the Local Update of Census Address (LUCA) program.


  2. April 2018

    Census Bureau opens 6 Regional Census Offices

    Massachusetts falls under the New York Regional Office.


  3. October 2018

    Census Bureau Partnership Specialists Begin Work

    Partnership Specialists are vital channels for information and other consulting for all census-related materials. They act as the first line of communication for all parties interested in learning more about the 2020 Census.


    The Secretary's Office maintains close contact with these Partnership Specialists, in order to best coordinate support for those organizing census awareness efforts.


  4. Winter/Fall 2018

    Complete Count Committee Road Tour

    The Secretary's Office, working with our partners at the Census Bureau, began touring around the Commonwealth, meeting with municipalities and organizations about how to best strategize their census outreach within their communities. The hope is to establish Complete Count Committees (CCCs) that have a diverse set of trusted voices to raise awareness about census and urge all to respond.


  5. Winter/Spring 2019

    Complete Count Committee Informational Meetings with Municipalities

    The Secretary's Office and the Census Bureau continue to meet with municipalities and groups to advise and provide support for census planning efforts, hoping to set up many Complete Count Committees early in the Census 2020 cycle.


  6. January–September 2019

    Census Bureau Opens Waves 1&2 Area Census Offices

    These offices will not be traditional public facing offices. Instead, Census Bureau employees will visit these locations as a sort of home base, but most positions will be work-from-home.


  7. April 1, 2019

    One Year from Census Day 2020

    The Secretary's Office intends to raise awareness and urge all communities to launch kickoff events to raise awareness about how vital census data is to Massachusetts.


  8. Summer 2019

    Outreach to Seasonal Populations

    The Secretary's Office will undertake outreach to seasonal populations in the Commonwealth, in order to inform them that their Census response should be recorded where they live most of the time (i.e. Massachusetts).


  9. Late August 2019

    Outreach to Student Populations

    The Secretary's Office will undertake outreach to student populations, namely students who live off-campus, to educate them of census residence guidelines and to urge them to fill out their census where they live most of the time (i.e. Massachusetts).


    LUCA Feedback

    Census Bureau delivers LUCA participants feedback regarding what updates were accepted and finalized in the Census Bureau's master address file.


  10. September 2019

    New Construction Program

    The Census Bureau will invite participants a last chance at providing any and all new addresses that will be built and occupied by April 1, 2020.


  11. Fall 2019

    Census Bureau Hiring Continues

    The Census Bureau continues to hire for staff, which include Enumerators, who are charged with obtaining responses by going door to door. We urge all of those interested to apply, since we stress the importance of hiring locally.


  12. February 2020

    Census Bureau Group Quarters Operation Begins

    Groups Quarters (GQs) are conducted differently than a traditional self-response. Groups Quarters ensure that all residents living in GQ style housing (such as dorms, barracks, nursing homes, etc.) are counted for the 2020 census. See Group Quarters pages for more information.

  13. March 2020

    Census Bureau Update Leave Begins

    The Update Leave operation (UL) is designed to occur in areas where the majority of housing units either do not have mail delivered to the physical location of the housing unit, lack of reliable broadband access, or the mail delivery information for the housing unit cannot be verified. The purpose of the operation is to update the address and feature data for the area assigned, and to digitally link and leave a 2020 Census Internet Choice Questionnaire Package at every housing unit (HU) identified to allow the household to self-respond. The 2020 Census Internet Choice Questionnaire Package will optimize self-response by enabling people to respond via multiple modes, including internet, paper, or telephone.

  14. Mid March 2020

    Internet Self-Response Begins

    Internet Self-Response encourages people to fill out the census form online or over the phone in twelve non-English languages.

  15. Late March 2020

    Transient Population Count

    The Census Bureau will partner with local community leaders in order to locate and enumerate local transient populations that do not have a permanent address.

  16. April 1, 2020

    Census Day

    The anchor date the Cenus Bureau uses for a hopeful completion date of all the census forms.

  17. May 2020

    Non-Response Follow Up (NRFU) Begins

    Nonresponse Followup operation (NRFU) serves two primary purposes: Determines housing unit (HU) status for nonresponding addresses and enumerates housing units for which a 2020 Census response was not received.

Massachusetts 2020 Census Kickoff – April 1, 2019

City/Town 2010 Official Count and Latest Estimates

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Municipality County April 1, 2010 Census Population Estimate as of July 1, 2017 Percent Change 2010-2017
Abington Plymouth 15,985 16,396 2.57%
Acton Middlesex 21,924 23,777 8.45%
Acushnet Bristol 10,303 10,544 2.34%
Adams Berkshire 8,485 8,090 -4.66%
Agawam Hampden 28,438 28,849 1.45%
Alford Berkshire 494 486 -1.62%
Amesbury Essex 16,283 17,457 7.21%
Amherst Hampshire 37,819 40,046 5.89%
Andover Essex 33,201 35,937 8.24%
Aquinnah Dukes 311 327 5.14%
Arlington Middlesex 42,844 45,510 6.22%
Ashburnham Worcester 6,081 6,304 3.67%
Ashby Middlesex 3,074 3,223 4.85%
Ashfield Franklin 1,737 1,733 -0.23%
Ashland Middlesex 16,593 17,706 6.71%
Athol Worcester 11,584 11,711 1.10%
Attleboro Bristol 43,593 44,590 2.29%
Auburn Worcester 16,188 16,702 3.18%
Avon Norfolk 4,356 4,496 3.21%
Ayer Middlesex 7,427 8,145 9.67%
Barnstable Barnstable 45,193 44,163 -2.28%
Barre Worcester 5,398 5,569 3.17%
Becket Berkshire 1,779 1,723 -3.15%
Bedford Middlesex 13,320 14,197 6.58%
Belchertown Hampshire 14,649 15,100 3.08%
Bellingham Norfolk 16,332 17,093 4.66%
Belmont Middlesex 24,729 26,458 6.99%
Berkley Bristol 6,411 6,707 4.62%
Berlin Worcester 2,866 3,176 10.82%
Bernardston Franklin 2,129 2,111 -0.85%
Beverly Essex 39,502 41,816 5.86%
Billerica Middlesex 40,243 43,962 9.24%
Blackstone Worcester 9,026 9,304 3.08%
Blandford Hampden 1,233 1,260 2.19%
Bolton Worcester 4,897 5,283 7.88%
Boston Suffolk 617,594 685,094 10.93%
Bourne Barnstable 19,754 19,879 0.63%
Boxborough Middlesex 4,996 6,401 28.12%
Boxford Essex 7,965 8,310 4.33%
Boylston Worcester 4,355 4,634 6.41%
Braintree Norfolk 35,744 37,156 3.95%
Brewster Barnstable 9,820 9,836 0.16%
Bridgewater Plymouth 26,563 27,478 3.44%
Brimfield Hampden 3,609 3,745 3.77%
Brockton Plymouth 93,810 95,672 1.98%
Brookfield Worcester 3,390 3,437 1.39%
Brookline Norfolk 58,732 59,157 0.72%
Buckland Franklin 1,902 1,874 -1.47%
Burlington Middlesex 24,498 27,176 10.93%
Cambridge Middlesex 105,162 113,630 8.05%
Canton Norfolk 21,561 23,444 8.73%
Carlisle Middlesex 4,852 5,235 7.89%
Carver Plymouth 11,509 11,715 1.79%
Charlemont Franklin 1,266 1,240 -2.05%
Charlton Worcester 12,981 13,571 4.55%
Chatham Barnstable 6,125 6,169 0.72%
Chelmsford Middlesex 33,802 35,099 3.84%
Chelsea Suffolk 35,177 40,227 14.36%
Cheshire Berkshire 3,235 3,142 -2.87%
Chester Hampden 1,337 1,380 3.22%
Chesterfield Hampshire 1,222 1,258 2.95%
Chicopee Hampden 55,298 55,515 0.39%
Chilmark Dukes 866 916 5.77%
Clarksburg Berkshire 1,702 1,643 -3.47%
Clinton Worcester 13,606 13,963 2.62%
Cohasset Norfolk 7,542 8,516 12.91%
Colrain Franklin 1,671 1,665 -0.36%
Concord Middlesex 17,668 19,237 8.88%
Conway Franklin 1,897 1,878 -1.00%
Cummington Hampshire 872 881 1.03%
Dalton Berkshire 6,756 6,581 -2.59%
Danvers Essex 26,493 27,558 4.02%
Dartmouth Bristol 34,032 34,336 0.89%
Dedham Norfolk 24,729 25,364 2.57%
Deerfield Franklin 5,125 5,026 -1.93%
Dennis Barnstable 14,207 13,917 -2.04%
Dighton Bristol 7,086 7,715 8.88%
Douglas Worcester 8,471 8,869 4.70%
Dover Norfolk 5,589 6,041 8.09%
Dracut Middlesex 29,457 31,619 7.34%
Dudley Worcester 11,390 11,768 3.32%
Dunstable Middlesex 3,179 3,379 6.29%
Duxbury Plymouth 15,059 15,928 5.77%
East Bridgewater Plymouth 13,794 14,465 4.86%
East Brookfield Worcester 2,183 2,195 0.55%
East Longmeadow Hampden 15,720 16,291 3.63%
Eastham Barnstable 4,956 4,882 -1.49%
Easthampton Hampshire 16,053 16,050 -0.02%
Easton Bristol 23,112 24,984 8.10%
Edgartown Dukes 4,067 4,321 6.25%
Egremont Berkshire 1,225 1,205 -1.63%
Erving Franklin 1,800 1,767 -1.83%
Essex Essex 3,504 3,748 6.96%
Everett Middlesex 41,667 46,324 11.18%
Fairhaven Bristol 15,873 16,055 1.15%
Fall River Bristol 88,857 89,420 0.63%
Falmouth Barnstable 31,531 31,101 -1.36%
Fitchburg Worcester 40,318 40,793 1.18%
Florida Berkshire 752 719 -4.39%
Foxborough Norfolk 16,865 17,574 4.20%
Framingham Middlesex 68,318 72,032 5.44%
Franklin Norfolk 31,635 32,996 4.30%
Freetown Bristol 8,870 9,339 5.29%
Gardner Worcester 20,228 20,640 2.04%
Georgetown Essex 8,183 8,688 6.17%
Gill Franklin 1,500 1,499 -0.07%
Gloucester Essex 28,789 30,172 4.80%
Goshen Hampshire 1,054 1,065 1.04%
Gosnold Dukes 75 76 1.33%
Grafton Worcester 17,765 18,761 5.61%
Granby Hampshire 6,240 6,332 1.47%
Granville Hampden 1,566 1,624 3.70%
Great Barrington Berkshire 7,104 6,855 -3.51%
Greenfield Franklin 17,456 17,442 -0.08%
Groton Middlesex 10,646 11,364 6.74%
Groveland Essex 6,459 6,789 5.11%
Hadley Hampshire 5,250 5,335 1.62%
Halifax Plymouth 7,518 7,855 4.48%
Hamilton Essex 7,764 8,051 3.70%
Hampden Hampden 5,139 5,196 1.11%
Hancock Berkshire 717 698 -2.65%
Hanover Plymouth 13,879 14,444 4.07%
Hanson Plymouth 10,209 10,777 5.56%
Hardwick Worcester 2,990 3,025 1.17%
Harvard Worcester 6,520 6,569 0.75%
Harwich Barnstable 12,243 12,145 -0.80%
Hatfield Hampshire 3,279 3,299 0.61%
Haverhill Essex 60,879 63,639 4.53%
Hawley Franklin 337 337 0.00%
Heath Franklin 706 699 -0.99%
Hingham Plymouth 22,157 23,415 5.68%
Hinsdale Berkshire 2,032 1,932 -4.92%
Holbrook Norfolk 10,791 11,026 2.18%
Holden Worcester 17,346 18,943 9.21%
Holland Hampden 2,481 2,496 0.60%
Holliston Middlesex 13,547 14,753 8.90%
Holyoke Hampden 39,880 40,341 1.16%
Hopedale Worcester 5,911 5,976 1.10%
Hopkinton Middlesex 14,925 18,035 20.84%
Hubbardston Worcester 4,382 4,715 7.60%
Hudson Middlesex 19,063 19,944 4.62%
Hull Plymouth 10,293 10,449 1.52%
Huntington Hampshire 2,180 2,186 0.28%
Ipswich Essex 13,175 13,995 6.22%
Kingston Plymouth 12,629 13,565 7.41%
Lakeville Plymouth 10,602 11,424 7.75%
Lancaster Worcester 8,055 8,074 0.24%
Lanesborough Berkshire 3,091 2,965 -4.08%
Lawrence Essex 76,377 80,162 4.96%
Lee Berkshire 5,943 5,725 -3.67%
Leicester Worcester 10,970 11,373 3.67%
Lenox Berkshire 5,025 4,957 -1.35%
Leominster Worcester 40,759 41,615 2.10%
Leverett Franklin 1,851 1,853 0.11%
Lexington Middlesex 31,394 33,727 7.43%
Leyden Franklin 711 715 0.56%
Lincoln Middlesex 6,362 6,781 6.59%
Littleton Middlesex 8,924 10,115 13.35%
Longmeadow Hampden 15,784 15,864 0.51%
Lowell Middlesex 106,519 111,346 4.53%
Ludlow Hampden 21,103 21,502 1.89%
Lunenburg Worcester 10,086 11,312 12.16%
Lynn Essex 90,329 94,063 4.13%
Lynnfield Essex 11,596 12,942 11.61%
Malden Middlesex 59,450 61,246 3.02%
Manchester-by-the-Sea Essex 5,136 5,393 5.00%
Mansfield Bristol 23,184 23,946 3.29%
Marblehead Essex 19,808 20,554 3.77%
Marion Plymouth 4,907 5,107 4.08%
Marlborough Middlesex 38,499 39,873 3.57%
Marshfield Plymouth 25,132 25,836 2.80%
Mashpee Barnstable 14,006 14,191 1.32%
Mattapoisett Plymouth 6,045 6,330 4.71%
Maynard Middlesex 10,106 10,665 5.53%
Medfield Norfolk 12,024 12,845 6.83%
Medford Middlesex 56,173 57,797 2.89%
Medway Norfolk 12,752 13,329 4.52%
Melrose Middlesex 26,983 28,367 5.13%
Mendon Worcester 5,839 6,094 4.37%
Merrimac Essex 6,338 6,913 9.07%
Methuen Essex 47,255 50,259 6.36%
Middleborough Plymouth 23,116 24,873 7.60%
Middlefield Hampshire 521 536 2.88%
Middleton Essex 8,987 9,861 9.73%
Milford Worcester 27,999 28,933 3.34%
Millbury Worcester 13,261 13,733 3.56%
Millis Norfolk 7,891 8,216 4.12%
Millville Worcester 3,190 3,252 1.94%
Milton Norfolk 27,003 27,575 2.12%
Monroe Franklin 121 118 -2.48%
Monson Hampden 8,560 8,836 3.22%
Montague Franklin 8,437 8,259 -2.11%
Monterey Berkshire 961 936 -2.60%
Montgomery Hampden 838 864 3.10%
Mount Washington Berkshire 167 158 -5.39%
Nahant Essex 3,410 3,502 2.70%
Nantucket Nantucket 10,172 11,229 10.39%
Natick Middlesex 33,006 36,246 9.82%
Needham Norfolk 28,886 30,999 7.31%
New Ashford Berkshire 228 223 -2.19%
New Bedford Bristol 95,072 95,120 0.05%
New Braintree Worcester 999 1,025 2.60%
New Marlborough Berkshire 1,509 1,458 -3.38%
New Salem Franklin 990 1,017 2.73%
Newbury Essex 6,666 7,079 6.20%
Newburyport Essex 17,416 18,060 3.70%
Newton Middlesex 85,146 88,994 4.52%
Norfolk Norfolk 11,227 11,793 5.04%
North Adams Berkshire 13,708 12,970 -5.38%
North Andover Essex 28,352 31,013 9.39%
North Attleborough Bristol 28,712 29,153 1.54%
North Brookfield Worcester 4,680 4,793 2.41%
North Reading Middlesex 14,892 15,735 5.66%
Northampton Hampshire 28,549 28,593 0.15%
Northborough Worcester 14,155 15,033 6.20%
Northbridge Worcester 15,707 16,630 5.88%
Northfield Franklin 3,032 2,988 -1.45%
Norton Bristol 19,031 19,882 4.47%
Norwell Plymouth 10,506 11,067 5.34%
Norwood Norfolk 28,602 29,195 2.07%
Oak Bluffs Dukes 4,527 4,678 3.34%
Oakham Worcester 1,902 1,946 2.31%
Orange Franklin 7,839 7,651 -2.40%
Orleans Barnstable 5,890 5,820 -1.19%
Otis Berkshire 1,612 1,549 -3.91%
Oxford Worcester 13,709 13,980 1.98%
Palmer Hampden 12,140 12,279 1.14%
Paxton Worcester 4,806 4,881 1.56%
Peabody Essex 51,251 52,987 3.39%
Pelham Hampshire 1,321 1,325 0.30%
Pembroke Plymouth 17,837 18,377 3.03%
Pepperell Middlesex 11,497 12,146 5.64%
Peru Berkshire 847 837 -1.18%
Petersham Worcester 1,234 1,250 1.30%
Phillipston Worcester 1,682 1,744 3.69%
Pittsfield Berkshire 44,737 42,591 -4.80%
Plainfield Hampshire 648 662 2.16%
Plainville Norfolk 8,264 9,154 10.77%
Plymouth Plymouth 56,468 59,885 6.05%
Plympton Plymouth 2,820 2,971 5.35%
Princeton Worcester 3,413 3,454 1.20%
Provincetown Barnstable 2,942 2,959 0.58%
Quincy Norfolk 92,271 94,166 2.05%
Randolph Norfolk 32,112 34,272 6.73%
Raynham Bristol 13,383 14,203 6.13%
Reading Middlesex 24,747 26,106 5.49%
Rehoboth Bristol 11,608 12,188 5.00%
Revere Suffolk 51,755 53,993 4.32%
Richmond Berkshire 1,475 1,412 -4.27%
Rochester Plymouth 5,232 5,575 6.56%
Rockland Plymouth 17,489 17,957 2.68%
Rockport Essex 6,952 7,246 4.23%
Rowe Franklin 393 388 -1.27%
Rowley Essex 5,856 6,325 8.01%
Royalston Worcester 1,258 1,272 1.11%
Russell Hampden 1,775 1,793 1.01%
Rutland Worcester 7,973 8,700 9.12%
Salem Essex 41,340 43,415 5.02%
Salisbury Essex 8,283 9,400 13.49%
Sandisfield Berkshire 915 893 -2.40%
Sandwich Barnstable 20,675 20,303 -1.80%
Saugus Essex 26,628 28,251 6.10%
Savoy Berkshire 692 680 -1.73%
Scituate Plymouth 18,133 18,688 3.06%
Seekonk Bristol 13,722 15,548 13.31%
Sharon Norfolk 17,612 18,277 3.78%
Sheffield Berkshire 3,257 3,149 -3.32%
Shelburne Franklin 1,893 1,848 -2.38%
Sherborn Middlesex 4,119 4,323 4.95%
Shirley Middlesex 7,211 7,672 6.39%
Shrewsbury Worcester 35,608 37,387 5.00%
Shutesbury Franklin 1,771 1,754 -0.96%
Somerset Bristol 18,165 18,176 0.06%
Somerville Middlesex 75,754 81,360 7.40%
South Hadley Hampshire 17,514 17,791 1.58%
Southampton Hampshire 5,792 6,196 6.98%
Southborough Worcester 9,767 10,136 3.78%
Southbridge Worcester 16,719 16,911 1.15%
Southwick Hampden 9,502 9,758 2.69%
Spencer Worcester 11,688 11,954 2.28%
Springfield Hampden 153,060 154,758 1.11%
Sterling Worcester 7,808 8,136 4.20%
Stockbridge Berkshire 1,947 1,906 -2.11%
Stoneham Middlesex 21,437 22,036 2.79%
Stoughton Norfolk 26,962 28,528 5.81%
Stow Middlesex 6,590 7,102 7.77%
Sturbridge Worcester 9,268 9,584 3.41%
Sudbury Middlesex 17,659 18,867 6.84%
Sunderland Franklin 3,684 3,644 -1.09%
Sutton Worcester 8,963 9,458 5.52%
Swampscott Essex 13,787 15,177 10.08%
Swansea Bristol 15,865 16,528 4.18%
Taunton Bristol 55,874 57,139 2.26%
Templeton Worcester 8,013 8,138 1.56%
Tewksbury Middlesex 28,961 31,247 7.89%
Tisbury Dukes 3,949 4,109 4.05%
Tolland Hampden 485 500 3.09%
Topsfield Essex 6,085 6,560 7.81%
Townsend Middlesex 8,926 9,522 6.68%
Truro Barnstable 2,003 2,004 0.05%
Tyngsborough Middlesex 11,292 12,357 9.43%
Tyringham Berkshire 327 319 -2.45%
Upton Worcester 7,542 7,926 5.09%
Uxbridge Worcester 13,457 13,997 4.01%
Wakefield Middlesex 24,932 27,157 8.92%
Wales Hampden 1,838 1,892 2.94%
Walpole Norfolk 24,070 25,073 4.17%
Waltham Middlesex 60,632 62,442 2.99%
Ware Hampshire 9,872 9,853 -0.19%
Wareham Plymouth 21,822 22,640 3.75%
Warren Worcester 5,135 5,218 1.62%
Warwick Franklin 780 762 -2.31%
Washington Berkshire 538 536 -0.37%
Watertown Middlesex 31,915 35,756 12.04%
Wayland Middlesex 12,994 13,954 7.39%
Webster Worcester 16,767 17,020 1.51%
Wellesley Norfolk 27,982 29,479 5.35%
Wellfleet Barnstable 2,750 2,736 -0.51%
Wendell Franklin 848 883 4.13%
Wenham Essex 4,875 5,246 7.61%
West Boylston Worcester 7,669 8,056 5.05%
West Bridgewater Plymouth 6,916 7,231 4.55%
West Brookfield Worcester 3,701 3,779 2.11%
West Newbury Essex 4,235 4,637 9.49%
West Springfield Hampden 28,391 28,704 1.10%
West Stockbridge Berkshire 1,306 1,267 -2.99%
West Tisbury Dukes 2,740 2,898 5.77%
Westborough Worcester 18,272 19,109 4.58%
Westfield Hampden 41,094 41,700 1.47%
Westford Middlesex 21,951 24,310 10.75%
Westhampton Hampshire 1,607 1,641 2.12%
Westminster Worcester 7,277 7,766 6.72%
Weston Middlesex 11,261 12,150 7.89%
Westport Bristol 15,532 15,910 2.43%
Westwood Norfolk 14,618 16,056 9.84%
Weymouth Norfolk 53,743 56,664 5.44%
Whately Franklin 1,496 1,551 3.68%
Whitman Plymouth 14,489 15,022 3.68%
Wilbraham Hampden 14,219 14,671 3.18%
Williamsburg Hampshire 2,482 2,492 0.40%
Williamstown Berkshire 7,754 7,835 1.04%
Wilmington Middlesex 22,325 23,803 6.62%
Winchendon Worcester 10,300 10,862 5.46%
Winchester Middlesex 21,374 22,838 6.85%
Windsor Berkshire 899 873 -2.89%
Winthrop Suffolk 17,497 18,625 6.45%
Woburn Middlesex 38,120 39,701 4.15%
Worcester Worcester 181,045 185,677 2.56%
Worthington Hampshire 1,156 1,193 3.20%
Wrentham Norfolk 10,955 11,838 8.06%
Yarmouth Barnstable 23,793 23,339 -1.91%

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2018 Population Estimate

6,902,149

Source: Vintage 2018 Population Est.

Persons in poverty, percent

10.5%

Source: 2017 American Community Survey 1-Yr Est.

Educational Attainment: Percent high school graduate or higher

90.3%

Source: 2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Yr Est.

Persons without health insurance, percent

3.0%

Source: 2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Yr Est.

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