Middlesex County Population 2017

Middlesex County's estimated population is 1,589,774 with a growth rate of 0.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Middlesex County is the 1st largest county in Massachusetts.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20161,589,7748,7370.55%
20151,581,03711,0840.71%
20141,569,95312,9970.83%
20131,556,95616,6261.08%
20121,540,33016,6131.09%
20111,523,71716,5041.10%
20101,507,213108,7457.78%
19901,398,46831,4342.30%
19801,367,034-30,234-2.16%
19701,397,268158,52612.80%
19601,238,742174,17316.36%
19501,064,56993,1799.59%
1940971,39036,4663.90%
1930934,924156,57220.12%
1920778,352108,43716.19%
1910669,915104,21918.42%
1900565,696134,52931.20%
1890431,167113,33735.66%
1880317,83043,47715.85%
1870274,35357,99926.81%
1860216,35454,97134.06%
1850161,38354,77251.38%
1840106,61128,65036.75%
183077,96116,48926.82%
182061,4728,68316.45%
181052,7895,86112.49%
180046,9284,1919.81%
179042,7370.00%

Middlesex County Population Growth

Population Data via

Middlesex County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White1,269,34479.84%
Asian181,98011.45%
Black or African American88,9515.60%
Two or More Races35,7422.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native4,0160.25%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,0040.06%

Middlesex County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Middlesex County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Cambridge10520111065154505.18%
Lowell10651911055840393.79%
Newton851198904539264.61%
Somerville757258132255977.39%
Waltham606286300223743.92%
Malden594636084013772.32%
Medford561645721310491.87%
Everett4166746340467311.22%
Marlborough384993969711983.11%
Woburn381343945213183.46%
Melrose26987279289413.49%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990