Latest Data (2016)
Population 38,735
Nationwide Rank 985

Quick Facts

Atlantic City, New Jersey is the 985th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Atlantic City, New Jersey is a city.

Atlantic City, New Jersey is currently 4.2% smaller than it was in 2000, the year of its peak recorded population.

Atlantic City, New Jersey's growth is extremely below average. 95% 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
2000-2016
975 Northglenn, Colorado 38,982 20.1%
976 Keizer, Oregon 38,980 20.3%
977 Winter Haven, Florida 38,953 42.0%
978 Lake Oswego, Oregon 38,945 9.0%
979 Montclair, California 38,944 14.8%
980 Wausau, Wisconsin 38,872 0.6%
981 Lancaster, Texas 38,867 49.4%
982 Spanish Fork, Utah 38,861 87.3%
983 Tupelo, Mississippi 38,842 13.2%
984 Pleasant Grove, Utah 38,756 64.9%
985 Atlantic City, New Jersey 38,735 -4.2%
986 Stanton, California 38,644 2.8%
987 Delaware, Ohio 38,643 49.2%
988 Marion, Iowa 38,480 44.8%
989 Milton, Georgia 38,411 147.4%
990 Muskogee, Oklahoma 38,352 -2.1%
991 Muskegon, Michigan 38,349 -4.2%
992 Florence, South Carolina 38,317 21.5%
993 Wheeling, Illinois 38,315 5.6%
994 Brighton, Colorado 38,314 79.9%
995 Carpentersville, Illinois 38,291 23.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Jersey

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
469 Camden 74,420 -6.7%
499 Passaic 70,635 4.0%
506 Union City 69,296 3.3%
545 Bayonne 66,238 7.1%
558 East Orange 64,789 -7.1%
611 Vineland 60,525 8.4%
658 New Brunswick 56,910 17.7%
697 Hoboken 54,379 40.4%
709 West New York 53,343 16.0%
724 Perth Amboy 52,499 10.8%
752 Plainfield 50,636 5.8%
841 Sayreville 44,905 10.8%
843 Hackensack 44,756 4.4%
891 Linden 42,457 7.6%
897 Kearny 42,126 4.0%
985 Atlantic City 38,735 -4.2%
1019 Fort Lee 37,577 5.3%
1136 Fair Lawn 33,453 5.7%
1187 Garfield 31,876 7.0%
1209 Princeton 31,249 130.5%
1233 Long Branch 30,763 -2.1%
1253 Westfield 30,206 1.8%
1276 Rahway 29,451 11.0%
1318 Englewood 28,455 8.6%
1335 Millville 28,059 4.6%
1349 Bergenfield 27,647 5.3%
1389 Paramus 26,880 4.3%
1462 Ridgewood 25,533 2.4%
1494 Bridgeton 24,997 9.9%
1505 Cliffside Park 24,856 8.0%
1509 Lodi 24,778 3.3%
1545 South Plainfield 24,221 10.8%
1559 Carteret 23,992 15.1%
1671 North Plainfield 22,073 1.4%
1672 Summit 22,019 4.1%
1699 Roselle 21,625 1.5%
1754 Palisades Park 20,753 20.9%
1768 Pleasantville 20,492 7.8%
1788 Elmwood Park 20,295 7.2%
1817 Glassboro 19,835 4.0%
1820 Secaucus 19,822 24.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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