Latest Data (2017)
Population 38,429
Nationwide Rank 1002

Quick Facts

Atlantic City, New Jersey is the 1,002nd largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Atlantic City, New Jersey is a city.

Atlantic City, New Jersey is currently 5.0% smaller than it was in 2000, the year of its peak recorded population.

Atlantic City, New Jersey's growth is extremely below average. 93% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Atlantic City, New Jersey Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
992 Northglenn, Colorado 38,928 19.9%
993 Milton, Georgia 38,924 150.7%
994 Newnan, Georgia 38,909 136.1%
995 Pleasant Grove, Utah 38,845 65.3%
996 Wausau, Wisconsin 38,739 0.3%
997 Plant City, Florida 38,714 28.1%
998 Roy, Utah 38,595 15.9%
999 Royal Palm Beach, Florida 38,592 75.6%
1000 Wheeling, Illinois 38,562 6.3%
1001 Stanton, California 38,528 2.5%
1002 Atlantic City, New Jersey 38,429 -4.9%
1003 Hollister, California 38,404 10.2%
1004 Martinez, California 38,373 6.7%
1005 Lynnwood, Washington 38,273 13.1%
1006 Columbia, Tennessee 38,266 14.9%
1007 Aventura, Florida 38,202 51.1%
1008 Carpentersville, Illinois 38,162 22.5%
1009 Muskegon, Michigan 38,131 -4.8%
1010 Tupelo, Mississippi 38,114 11.1%
1011 Rock Island, Illinois 38,110 -3.8%
1012 Lake Worth, Florida 38,107 6.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Jersey

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
473 Camden 74,532 -6.5%
500 Passaic 71,247 4.9%
510 Union City 70,387 4.9%
538 Bayonne 67,186 8.6%
563 East Orange 65,378 -6.2%
618 Vineland 60,392 8.2%
661 New Brunswick 57,073 18.1%
689 Hoboken 55,131 42.4%
706 West New York 54,227 17.9%
733 Perth Amboy 52,823 11.5%
751 Plainfield 51,327 7.2%
846 Sayreville 45,325 11.8%
847 Hackensack 45,248 5.6%
884 Linden 43,056 9.1%
896 Kearny 42,670 5.3%
1002 Atlantic City 38,429 -4.9%
1018 Fort Lee 37,907 6.2%
1136 Fair Lawn 33,710 6.5%
1182 Garfield 32,393 8.7%
1197 Princeton 31,822 134.7%
1237 Long Branch 30,762 -2.1%
1252 Westfield 30,433 2.5%
1262 Rahway 30,131 13.5%
1300 Englewood 29,112 11.1%
1345 Bergenfield 27,927 6.4%
1346 Millville 27,918 4.0%
1388 Paramus 27,032 4.9%
1459 Ridgewood 25,692 3.0%
1494 Cliffside Park 25,142 9.3%
1507 Lodi 24,961 4.1%
1539 Bridgeton 24,505 7.7%
1543 South Plainfield 24,435 11.7%
1566 Carteret 24,084 15.5%
1663 Summit 22,323 5.6%
1678 North Plainfield 22,060 1.4%
1682 Roselle 21,976 3.1%
1745 Palisades Park 20,988 22.3%
1765 Pleasantville 20,732 9.1%
1791 Elmwood Park 20,429 7.9%
1808 Secaucus 20,215 26.9%
1819 Glassboro 20,011 4.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 38,429 1,002
2016 38,735 985
2015 39,260 962
2014 39,415 946
2013 39,551 933
2012 39,504 920
2011 39,489 916
2010 39,558 906
2009 39,620 894
2008 39,416 888
2007 39,596 872
2006 39,661 861
2005 39,978 836
2004 40,187 824
2003 40,235 818
2002 40,060 819
2001 40,163 807
2000 40,449 792
1990 37,957 723