Massachusetts 2020 Census

Secretary William Francis Galvin – Census Liaison

Worcester County

2010 Official Count and Latest Estimates

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Worcester County map Northbridge Grafton Douglas Sutton Warren Millbury Uxbridge Upton Auburn Hopedale Milford Sturbridge Oxford Webster Millville Mendon Dudley West Brookfield Berlin Royalston North Brookfield Blackstone Westborough Southbridge East Brookfield Spencer Brookfield Charlton Leicester Paxton Worcester Southborough Northborough Lunenburg Athol Fitchburg Winchendon Gardner Ashburnham New Braintree Petersham Oakham Lancaster Hardwick Harvard Leominster Westminster Shrewsbury Phillipston Sterling Rutland Boylston Princeton Bolton Holden West Boylston Barre Hubbardston Templeton Clinton

Percent Change

10%+

9.99% – 5.00%

4.99% – 2.50%

2.49% – 0.00%

-0.01% – -2.49%

-2.50% – -5.39%

The chart below lists population figures for 2010 based on official U.S. Census Bureau – Census 2010 data. Population figures for 2018 are based on U.S. Census Bureau Population Estimates Program data. Note: Cities appear in all capital letters. Towns are in upper/lower case letters.

Municipality April 1, 2010
Census
Population Estimate
as of July 1, 2018
Percent Change
2010-2018
Ashburnham 6,081 6,346 4.36%
Athol 11,584 11,753 1.46%
Auburn 16,188 16,782 3.67%
Barre 5,398 5,592 3.59%
Berlin 2,866 3,220 12.35%
Blackstone 9,026 9,326 3.32%
Bolton 4,897 5,376 9.78%
Boylston 4,355 4,688 7.65%
Brookfield 3,390 3,458 2.01%
Charlton 12,981 13,697 5.52%
Clinton 13,606 14,022 3.06%
Douglas 8,471 8,954 5.70%
Dudley 11,390 11,802 3.62%
East Brookfield 2,183 2,215 1.47%
FITCHBURG 40,318 40,882 1.40%
GARDNER 20,228 20,719 2.43%
Grafton 17,765 18,885 6.30%
Hardwick 2,990 3,056 2.21%
Harvard 6,520 6,610 1.38%
Holden 17,346 19,163 10.48%
Hopedale 5,911 5,966 0.93%
Hubbardston 4,382 4,787 9.24%
Lancaster 8,055 8,185 1.61%
Leicester 10,970 11,394 3.87%
LEOMINSTER 40,759 41,823 2.61%
Lunenburg 10,086 11,657 15.58%
Mendon 5,839 6,183 5.89%
Milford 27,999 29,105 3.95%
Millbury 13,261 13,866 4.56%
Millville 3,190 3,265 2.35%
New Braintree 999 1,029 3.00%
North Brookfield 4,680 4,808 2.74%
Northborough 14,155 15,101 6.68%
Northbridge 15,707 16,732 6.53%
Oakham 1,902 1,963 3.21%
Oxford 13,709 14,041 2.42%
Paxton 4,806 4,963 3.27%
Petersham 1,234 1,253 1.54%
Phillipston 1,682 1,751 4.10%
Princeton 3,413 3,478 1.90%
Royalston 1,258 1,276 1.43%
Rutland 7,973 8,846 10.95%
Shrewsbury 35,608 37,973 6.64%
Southborough 9,767 10,169 4.12%
Southbridge 16,719 16,931 1.27%
Spencer 11,688 11,971 2.42%
Sterling 7,808 8,190 4.89%
Sturbridge 9,268 9,640 4.01%
Sutton 8,963 9,551 6.56%
Templeton 8,013 8,153 1.75%
Upton 7,542 8,012 6.23%
Uxbridge 13,457 14,095 4.74%
Warren 5,135 5,248 2.20%
Webster 16,767 17,027 1.55%
West Boylston 7,669 8,215 7.12%
West Brookfield 3,701 3,785 2.27%
Westborough 18,272 19,189 5.02%
Westminster 7,277 7,884 8.34%
Winchendon 10,300 10,911 5.93%
WORCESTER 181,045 185,877 2.67%