Suffolk County , Massachusetts

Suffolk County: County in Massachusetts, United States

Suffolk County locator map
Location of Suffolk County on Massachusetts map.

About

Suffolk County is a county located in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. As of the 2010 census, the population was 722,023 and a population density of 2,322 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 801,582 inhabitants. Its county seat is Boston. The county was created 378 years ago in 1642.

Suffolk County Courthouse Boston image
Suffolk County Courthouse Boston
Suffolk County Courthouse Boston image

Geography

Suffolk County is located at 42°21'20"N 71°3'57"W (42.3555000, -71.0657500). It has 3 neighbors: Essex County, Middlesex County and Norfolk County.

Suffolk County map

The largest city of Suffolk County is Boston with a population of 691,531. Other cities include, City of Revere population 53,073, Revere population 52,375, Chelsea population 39,230 and Jamaica Plain population 37,468. See all Suffolk County cities & populated places.

Suffolk County Quick Facts

Population : 801,582 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
Different from : Suffolk, Suffolk County
Area : 311 km2
Water as percent of area : 52%
Land as percent of area : 48%
Named for : Suffolk
Capital : Boston
Establishment : January 01, 1643
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 20:39:20 (25th September 2021)
Density : 2,577 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 9.93% (2010-2020)

Suffolk County has 3 neighbours.

  • Boston

Demographics

The population of Suffolk County increased by 9.93% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 722,023 - census
2011 737,141 2.05% estimation process
2012 751,103 1.86% estimation process
2013 762,488 1.49% estimation process
2014 773,630 1.44% estimation process
2015 782,591 1.15% estimation process
2016 792,576 1.26% estimation process
2017 800,806 1.03% estimation process
2018 803,147 0.29% estimation process
2019 803,907 0.09% estimation process
2020 801,582 -0.29% estimation process

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People born in Suffolk County (4)

People born in Suffolk County, including film producer Kenneth Macgowan, Massachusetts politician; United States senator James Lloyd, writer and psychiatrist Charles B. G. Murphy, you can see a list of people who born in Suffolk County.

  • Susanna Adams (daughter of U.S. president John Adams) she was born in 28/12/1768

Other places with the same name (2)

Suffolk County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Suffolk County.

City Name Population Title
Boston 691,531 City in and state capital of Massachusetts, United States
South Boston 571,281 Town in Halifax County, Virginia, United States
Revere 52,375 City in Massachusetts
Chelsea 39,230 City in Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
Jamaica Plain 37,468 Neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Winthrop 18,446 City in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Middlesex County 1,609,379 County in Massachusetts, United States
Worcester County 829,212 County in Massachusetts, United States
Essex County 791,263 County in Massachusetts, United States
Norfolk County 709,409 County in Massachusetts, United States
Boston 691,531 City in and state capital of Massachusetts, United States
South Boston 571,281 Town in Halifax County, Virginia, United States
Bristol County 566,765 County in Massachusetts, United States
Plymouth County 523,738 County in Massachusetts, United States
Hampden County 463,986 County in Massachusetts, United States
Barnstable County 213,164 County in Massachusetts, United States
Worcester 184,570 County seat city in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
Hampshire County 161,401 County in Massachusetts, United States
Springfield 152,646 City in and county seat of Sangamon County, Illinois, United States and Illinois federated state capital city
Berkshire County 124,571 County in Massachusetts, United States
Cambridge 119,192 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Lowell 110,904 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States