Population of Cities in New Jersey (2019)

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 283,756 people.

Newark

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

283,756

Jersey City

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

265,004

Paterson

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

146,919

Elizabeth

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

129,459

Clifton

Clifton was incorporated as a city in 1917.

85,710

Trenton

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

83,669

Camden

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

70,427

Passaic

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

70,326

Union City

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

70,049

Bayonne

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

66,337

Name 2019 Population
Newark283,756
Jersey City265,004
Paterson146,919
Elizabeth129,459
Clifton85,710
Trenton83,669
Camden70,427
Passaic70,326
Union City70,049
Bayonne66,337
East Orange64,765
Vineland59,640
New Brunswick57,636
Hoboken56,863
West New York53,526
Perth Amboy52,874
Plainfield49,991
Sayreville45,625
Hackensack44,873
Linden44,347
Kearny42,171
Fort Lee40,451
Atlantic City37,667
Princeton33,997
Fair Lawn33,462
Garfield32,350
Long Branch30,532
Rahway29,754
Westfield29,642
Englewood28,458
Bergenfield27,722
Millville27,507
Paramus26,808
Ridgewood25,494
Cliffside Park25,096
Lodi24,802
Bridgeton24,658
South Plainfield24,386
Carteret23,884
Summit22,169
Secaucus22,066
North Plainfield22,013
Roselle21,820
Glassboro21,659
Palisades Park20,987
Elmwood Park20,316
Morristown20,303
Pleasantville19,967
Harrison18,955
Hawthorne18,830
Point Pleasant18,662
Rutherford18,617
Dover18,069
Dumont17,868
Tinton Falls17,647
Lindenwold17,533
New Milford16,762
South River16,133
Madison16,024
North Arlington15,889
Asbury Park15,587
Ramsey15,137
Tenafly14,825
Fairview14,436
Phillipsburg14,176
Hopatcong14,120
Metuchen14,099
Collingswood14,076
Hammonton14,047
Highland Park13,994
Roselle Park13,767
New Providence13,763
Middlesex13,695
Woodland Park13,215
Oakland13,130
Ridgefield Park13,059
Eatontown12,434
Ringwood12,321
Edgewater12,155
Hasbrouck Heights12,146
Somerville12,120
Red Bank12,085
East Rutherford12,007
Glen Rock11,910
Wanaque11,810
Freehold11,810
Wallington11,701
River Edge11,677
Florham Park11,622
Guttenberg11,531
Bellmawr11,526
Haddonfield11,511
Gloucester City11,411
Ridgefield11,411
Ocean City11,250
Westwood11,229
Beachwood11,148
Pomn Lakes11,073
Little Ferry10,901
Totowa10,865
Franklin Lakes10,816
Pine Hill10,584
Lincoln Park10,565
Hillsdale10,519
Manville10,493
Bound Brook10,365
Somers Point10,257
Kinnelon10,129
Burlington10,061
Waldwick10,023
Ventnor City9,948
Woodbury9,830
Maywood9,806
Keansburg9,802
Wood-Ridge9,713
Hackettstown9,417
Leonia9,204
Clayton8,956
Bogota8,906
Park Ridge8,897
Chatham8,893
Matawan8,788
Closter8,777
Cresskill8,768
Montvale8,767
Pitman8,760
South Amboy8,757
Audubon8,751
Brigantine8,679
North Haledon8,449
Spotswood8,435
Runnemede8,418
Upper Saddle River8,362
Haledon8,353
Boonton8,289
Oradell8,288
Kenilworth8,254
Northfield8,185
Bloomingdale8,140
Caldwell8,096
Absecon8,067
Raritan7,980
Fanwood7,976
West Long Branch7,969
Bernardsville7,856
Newton7,764
Butler7,719
Glen Ridge7,693
Emerson7,693
Haddon Heights7,691
Berlin7,624
Milltown7,507
Dunellen7,335
Midland Park7,325
Palmyra7,115
Keyport7,019
Allendale7,000
Mountainside6,991
Stratford6,977
Barrington6,780
Rumson6,752
Linwood6,742
North Caldwell6,690
Wharton6,523
Rockaway6,517
Washington6,426
Carlstadt6,216
Jamesburg6,109
Old Tappan6,008
Mount Arlington6,007
Watchung5,985
Margate City5,941
Roseland5,906
Fair Haven5,901
Prospect Park5,883
Little Silver5,877
Manasquan5,869
Woodcliff Lake5,864
Paulsboro5,862
Norwood5,849
Oceanport5,734
Somerdale5,680
Belmar5,678
Morris Plains5,542
Union Beach5,521
Hightstown5,473
Englewood Cliffs5,379
Northvale5,221
Wildwood5,012
Mendham4,952
Clementon4,946
Demarest4,892
Harrington Park4,788
Penns Grove4,755
Nene City4,755
Highlands4,743
Franklin4,723
Brielle4,691
Salem4,665
Mount Ephraim4,625