Population of Cities in New Jersey (2017)

0
Over 1 Million
4
100,000 to 1 Million
106
10,000 to 100,000

The state of New Jersey has a population of 8.9 million, making it the 11th most populous state in the U.S. The most populous city is Newark, which has an estimated population of 281,944 in 2017. Jersey City doesn’t trail far behind with its population of 264,290 people. Paterson and Elizabeth make up the remaining cities in the state that have populations exceeding 100,000 residents. Trenton, the state’s capital, ranks 6th in terms of population. There are 106 cities with populations of at least 10,000, but that fall below 100,000.

In total, there are 565 municipalities in the state of New Jersey. These are classified in one of five ways: Cities, towns, boroughs, townships and villages. There are 52 different cities in the state. Classification is determined by population. The smallest city in New Jersey is Corbin City in Atlantic County, which has a population of 492 people.

New Jersey has 0 cities with more than a million people, 4 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 106 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in New Jersey is Newark, with a population of 281,944 people.

Newark

Newark is the second largest city in the New York metro area.

281,944

Jersey City

This city's role in banking and finance has earned it the nickname of Wall Street West.

264,290

Paterson

The second-largest Muslim population in the nation resides in Paterson.

147,754

Elizabeth

Elizabeth is the only city in New Jersey to ever be named one of the greenest cities in the nation.

129,007

Clifton

Clifton was incorporated as a city in 1917.

86,334

Trenton

New Jersey's state capital originally had the name Trent-town.

84,225

Camden

Over 20 neighborhoods are located throughout this county seat of Camden County.

76,119

Passaic

This New Jersey city is the 10th most densely populated municipality in the nation.

71,085

Union City

Union City hosts the longest-running passion play in the U.S. and also is host to the annual Cuban Day Parade.

69,156

Bayonne

Bayonne was established as a town in 1861 and incorporated as a city eight years later.

66,311

Name 2017 Population
Newark281,944
Jersey City264,290
Paterson147,754
Elizabeth129,007
Clifton86,334
Trenton84,225
Camden76,119
Passaic71,085
Union City69,156
Bayonne66,311
East Orange64,949
Vineland60,818
New Brunswick57,035
Hoboken53,635
West New York53,366
Perth Amboy52,682
Plainfield51,217
Sayreville44,920
Hackensack44,834
Kearny42,137
Linden42,021
Atlantic City39,260
Fort Lee36,672
Fair Lawn33,597
Garfield31,802
Long Branch30,941
Westfield30,548
Princeton29,603
Rahway29,508
Englewood28,539
Millville28,230
Bergenfield27,621
Paramus26,974
Ridgewood village25,621
Bridgeton25,031
Cliffside Park24,857
Lodi24,835
South Plainfield24,290
Carteret24,170
North Plainfield22,140
Summit22,074
Roselle21,670
Pleasantville20,755
Palisades Park20,743
Elmwood Park20,279
Glassboro19,216
Secaucus19,104
Hawthorne19,074
Rutherford18,690
Morristown18,594
Point Pleasant18,523
Dover18,346
Dumont18,001
Tinton Falls17,772
Lindenwold17,458
New Milford16,801
South River16,399
Madison16,126
North Arlington15,904
Asbury Park15,818
Harrison15,474
Ramsey15,102
Tenafly14,880
Hammonton14,618
Phillipsburg14,515
Hopatcong14,510
Fairview14,451
Highland Park14,347
Collingswood14,000
Middlesex13,934
Metuchen13,886
Roselle Park13,670
Oakland13,165
Ridgefield Park village13,102
Woodland Park12,518
New Providence12,469
Ringwood12,448
Eatontown12,301
Hasbrouck Heights12,227
Red Bank12,204
Somerville12,202
Edgewater12,034
Glen Rock11,999
Freehold11,959
Wanaque11,848
Florham Park11,835
Wallington11,716
River Edge11,668
Guttenberg11,665
Bellmawr11,462
Haddonfield11,414
Ridgefield11,373
Ocean City11,355
Gloucester City11,329
Westwood11,247
Beachwood11,214
Pompton Lakes11,202
Totowa10,973
Little Ferry10,963
Franklin Lakes10,899
Somers Point10,688
Hillsdale10,559
Pine Hill10,510
Bound Brook10,497
Ventnor City10,486
Manville10,429
Lincoln Park10,405
Kinnelon10,392
Waldwick10,095
Woodbury10,020
Keansburg9,873
Burlington9,808
Maywood9,805
Hackettstown9,579
Leonia9,219
Brigantine9,204
East Rutherford9,164
Chatham8,993
Park Ridge8,919
Pitman8,898
Matawan8,853
South Amboy8,846
Cresskill8,812
Audubon8,730
Closter8,662
North Haledon8,548
Northfield8,521
Clayton8,493
Spotswood8,476
Haledon8,451
Montvale8,442
Boonton8,441
Bogota8,400
Runnemede8,381
Upper Saddle River8,379
Absecon8,317
Wood-Ridge8,249
Oradell8,218
Bloomingdale8,215
Kenilworth8,215
Raritan8,031
West Long Branch7,994
Newton7,979
Caldwell7,948
Bernardsville7,801
Butler7,701
Emerson7,697
Glen Ridge7,660
Fanwood7,651
Berlin7,590
Haddon Heights7,514
Dunellen7,431
Midland Park7,329
Palmyra7,314
Keyport7,145
Milltown7,049
Stratford7,013
Linwood6,973
Rumson6,926
Mountainside6,885
Allendale6,822
Barrington6,817
North Caldwell6,661
Wharton6,613
Washington6,498
Rockaway6,494
Carlstadt6,279
Margate City6,237
Fair Haven6,029
Jamesburg6,029
Old Tappan6,016
Paulsboro5,989
Prospect Park5,953
Woodcliff Lake5,917
Watchung5,916
Little Silver5,913
Roseland5,876
Norwood5,869
Manasquan5,815
Oceanport5,739
Belmar5,712
Morris Plains5,626
Union Beach5,595
Hightstown5,517
Somerdale5,460
Englewood Cliffs5,403
Mount Arlington5,300
Wildwood5,149
Demarest5,050
Mendham5,001
Clementon4,947
Penns Grove4,945
Salem4,894
Highlands4,867
Northvale4,859
Franklin4,855
Harrington Park4,823
Neptune City4,803
Brielle4,757
Spring Lake Heights4,659