Population of Cities in New Jersey (2018)

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 283,092 people.

Newark

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

283,092

Jersey City

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

264,720

Paterson

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

146,946

Elizabeth

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

129,186

Clifton

Clifton was incorporated as a city in 1917.

85,755

Trenton

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

83,798

Camden

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

71,758

Passaic

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

70,429

Union City

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

69,798

Bayonne

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

66,304

Name 2018 Population
Newark283,092
Jersey City264,720
Paterson146,946
Elizabeth129,186
Clifton85,755
Trenton83,798
Camden71,758
Passaic70,429
Union City69,798
Bayonne66,304
East Orange64,773
Vineland59,935
New Brunswick57,394
Hoboken56,035
West New York53,465
Perth Amboy52,749
Plainfield50,206
Sayreville45,385
Hackensack44,834
Linden43,717
Kearny42,156
Fort Lee39,493
Atlantic City38,023
Fair Lawn33,459
Princeton33,081
Garfield32,192
Long Branch30,609
Westfield29,830
Rahway29,653
Englewood28,457
Bergenfield27,697
Millville27,691
Paramus26,832
Ridgewood25,507
Cliffside Park25,016
Lodi24,794
Bridgeton24,771
South Plainfield24,331
Carteret23,920
Summit22,119
North Plainfield22,033
Roselle21,755
Secaucus21,318
Glassboro21,051
Palisades Park20,909
Elmwood Park20,309
Pleasantville20,142
Morristown19,874
Hawthorne18,867
Rutherford18,623
Point Pleasant18,623
Dover18,130
Harrison18,047
Dumont17,869
Tinton Falls17,698
Lindenwold17,512
New Milford16,761
South River16,187
Madison16,040
North Arlington15,882
Asbury Park15,632
Ramsey15,130
Tenafly14,832
Fairview14,431
Phillipsburg14,269
Hopatcong14,208
Hammonton14,174
Highland Park14,061
Collingswood14,054
Metuchen14,023
Middlesex13,734
Roselle Park13,724
New Providence13,428
Oakland13,130
Ridgefield Park13,059
Woodland Park13,025
Eatontown12,385
Ringwood12,347
Hasbrouck Heights12,158
Somerville12,135
Edgewater12,118
Red Bank12,110
Glen Rock11,922
Freehold11,837
Wanaque11,793
Wallington11,697
Florham Park11,670
River Edge11,667
Guttenberg11,560
Bellmawr11,510
Haddonfield11,482
Ridgefield11,393
Gloucester City11,387
East Rutherford11,290
Ocean City11,280
Westwood11,231
Beachwood11,164
Pomn Lakes11,091
Little Ferry10,909
Totowa10,878
Franklin Lakes10,828
Pine Hill10,564
Lincoln Park10,524
Hillsdale10,516
Manville10,472
Bound Brook10,395
Somers Point10,353
Kinnelon10,159
Ventnor City10,071
Waldwick10,024
Burlington9,996
Woodbury9,874
Keansburg9,810
Maywood9,799
Hackettstown9,461
Wood-Ridge9,342
Leonia9,201
Chatham8,921
Park Ridge8,898
Clayton8,842
Matawan8,808
Brigantine8,800
Pitman8,798
Bogota8,773
Cresskill8,771
South Amboy8,764
Closter8,753
Audubon8,743
Montvale8,680
North Haledon8,463
Spotswood8,433
Runnemede8,406
Haledon8,367
Upper Saddle River8,350
Boonton8,320
Oradell8,265
Northfield8,260
Kenilworth8,234
Bloomingdale8,151
Absecon8,143
Caldwell8,070
Raritan7,989
West Long Branch7,967
Fanwood7,884
Bernardsville7,839
Newton7,812
Butler7,739
Emerson7,685
Glen Ridge7,676
Haddon Heights7,642
Berlin7,614
Milltown7,382
Dunellen7,348
Midland Park7,323
Palmyra7,157
Keyport7,041
Stratford6,985
Mountainside6,955
Allendale6,951
Linwood6,792
Barrington6,784
Rumson6,776
North Caldwell6,683
Wharton6,541
Rockaway6,504
Washington6,448
Carlstadt6,227
Jamesburg6,086
Margate City6,008
Old Tappan6,006
Watchung5,973
Fair Haven5,926
Roseland5,899
Paulsboro5,894
Prospect Park5,893
Little Silver5,883
Woodcliff Lake5,873
Norwood5,852
Manasquan5,852
Mount Arlington5,823
Oceanport5,731
Belmar5,680
Somerdale5,622
Morris Plains5,559
Union Beach5,542
Hightstown5,483
Englewood Cliffs5,388
Northvale5,125
Wildwood5,048
Mendham4,964
Clementon4,939
Demarest4,928
Penns Grove4,798
Harrington Park4,794
Highlands4,770
Franklin4,753
Nene City4,749
Salem4,718
Brielle4,699
Mount Ephraim4,627