A Look at Braintree's Population History

With the once-in-a-decade federal census information and the recently for use in future elections, now is as good a time as any to check out the history of Braintree's population, dating back to the first set of data available in 1800.

2010: 35,744

2000: 33,828

1990: 33,836

1980: 36,243

1970: 35,050

1960: 31,069

1950: 23,161

1940: 16,378

1930: 15,712

1920: 10,580

1910: 8,066

1900: 5,981

1890: 4,848

1880: 3,855

1870: 3,948

1860: 3,468

1850: 2,969

1840: 2,186

1830: 1,758

1820: 1,466

1810: 1,351

1800: 1,285

Data courtesy Braintree Town Clerk.

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