Suffolk County Population 2017

Suffolk County's estimated population is 784,230 with a growth rate of 0.97% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Suffolk County is the 3rd largest county in Massachusetts.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016784,2307,5420.97%
2015776,6888,1511.06%
2014768,5378,8671.17%
2013759,67010,2011.36%
2012749,46912,8671.75%
2011736,60211,2411.55%
2010725,36161,4559.26%
1990663,90613,7642.12%
1980650,142-85,048-11.57%
1970735,190-56,139-7.09%
1960791,329-105,286-11.74%
1950896,61533,3673.87%
1940863,248-16,288-1.85%
1930879,53644,0145.27%
1920835,522104,13414.24%
1910731,388119,97119.62%
1900611,417126,63726.12%
1890484,78096,85324.97%
1880387,927117,12543.25%
1870270,80278,10240.53%
1860192,70048,18333.34%
1850144,51748,74450.90%
184095,77333,61054.07%
183062,16318,22341.47%
182043,9409,55927.80%
181034,3816,36622.72%
180028,015-16,860-37.57%
179044,8750.00%

Suffolk County Population Growth

Population Data via

Suffolk County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White481,98661.46%
Black or African American194,88424.85%
Asian68,2368.70%
Two or More Races24,3323.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native5,9020.75%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,3480.17%

Suffolk County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Suffolk County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Boston617668673184555168.99%
Revere517375315714202.74%
Chelsea3517739699452212.85%
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