Largest Cities in Massachusetts

Massachusetts (abbreviated Mass. or MA), state in the northeastern United States of 21,455 kmĀ². Massachusetts has about 6.5 million inhabitants, and the capital is Boston. The state is large in industry, and was previously best known for its textile industry. Today, it is the electronics industry that characterizes Massachusetts.

The first British emigrants, The Pilgrim Fathers, who came with “Mayflower” in 1620, settled in Plymouth, Massachusetts. The next colony was created in 1630. The state was one of the original thirteen, and he has been counted as a state since 1788.

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), which was founded in 1861 in Boston but moved to Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1916, is now one of the foremost research centers in the world. Massachusetts is called Bay State and Old Colony State.

Biggest Cities of Massachusetts by Population

Rank City State Population
1 Boston MA 617705
2 Worcester MA 181156
3 Springfield MA 153171
4 Lowell MA 106630
5 Cambridge MA 105273
6 New Bedford MA 95183
7 Brockton MA 93921
8 Quincy MA 92382
9 Lynn MA 90440
10 Fall River MA 88968
11 Newton MA 85257
12 Lawrence MA 76488
13 Somerville MA 75865
14 Haverhill MA 60990
15 Waltham MA 60743
16 Malden MA 59561
17 Medford MA 56284
18 Taunton MA 55985
19 Chicopee MA 55409
20 Revere MA 51866
21 Peabody MA 51362
22 Methuen MA 47366
23 Barnstable Town MA 45304
24 Pittsfield MA 44848
25 Attleboro MA 43704
26 Everett MA 41778
27 Salem MA 41451
28 Westfield MA 41205
29 Leominster MA 40870
30 Fitchburg MA 40429
31 Holyoke MA 39991
32 Beverly MA 39613
33 Marlborough MA 38610
34 Woburn MA 38231
35 Chelsea MA 35288

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