In talking about the size of Ipswich, the town government website's history of our town says only that The growth and development of Ipswich as a larger town - never a suburb - came only after 1945 with the great outward expansion of population from Boston. Serious history buffs want to know about the town's population over the last century in a little more detail.
A reference librarian supplied most of these detailed figures
(recent information was obtained from online U.S. decennial census results).
Presenting these figures as a chart may make them easier to follow:
You may wish rather than following the single statistic of population count over the long span of a century to see a more detailed age and sex distribution breakdown of Ipswich's population, or perhaps even a variety of statistical descriptions of how our town changed over the last three censuses.