Latest Data (2017)
Population 24,084
Nationwide Rank 1566

Quick Facts

Carteret, New Jersey is the 1,566th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Carteret, New Jersey is a borough.

Carteret, New Jersey is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Carteret had its largest population ever.

Carteret, New Jersey's growth is about average. 44% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Carteret, New Jersey Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1556 Ponca City, Oklahoma 24,220 -6.6%
1557 Calabasas, California 24,202 17.0%
1558 Loma Linda, California 24,196 25.5%
1559 Avon Lake, Ohio 24,184 31.7%
1560 Mequon, Wisconsin 24,159 6.5%
1561 Hialeah Gardens, Florida 24,156 25.0%
1562 Kiryas Joel, New York 24,155 81.9%
1563 Forest Grove, Oregon 24,141 33.1%
1564 Fairfax, Virginia 24,097 11.3%
1565 Freeport, Illinois 24,091 -8.7%
1566 Carteret, New Jersey 24,084 15.5%
1567 Cudahy, California 24,076 -0.9%
1568 Farmington, Utah 24,066 96.5%
1569 Wilsonville, Oregon 24,058 67.1%
1570 Columbus, Mississippi 24,041 -7.1%
1571 Dinuba, California 24,034 34.6%
1572 Brandon, Mississippi 23,999 35.5%
1573 Rolling Meadows, Illinois 23,988 -2.6%
1574 Zion, Illinois 23,952 4.1%
1575 Brookings, South Dakota 23,938 27.1%
1576 Barstow, California 23,916 5.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Jersey

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
1891 Hawthorne 19,101 4.8%
1898 Morristown 19,037 3.8%
1918 Rutherford 18,782 3.7%
1931 Point Pleasant 18,651 -3.4%
1968 Dover 18,232 0.3%
1986 Dumont 17,998 2.8%
2003 Tinton Falls 17,789 6.3%
2018 Harrison 17,643 22.3%
2036 Lindenwold 17,471 0.4%
2075 New Milford 16,868 2.9%
2132 South River 16,349 6.2%
2169 Madison 16,033 3.7%
2173 North Arlington 16,009 5.4%
2195 Asbury Park 15,767 -7.1%
2253 Ramsey 15,242 6.0%
2283 Tenafly 14,900 7.8%
2320 Fairview 14,537 9.5%
2327 Phillipsburg 14,459 -4.6%
2336 Hammonton 14,369 13.8%
2340 Metuchen 14,349 11.3%
2342 Hopatcong 14,298 -10.0%
2356 Highland Park 14,164 1.0%
2371 Collingswood 14,027 -1.9%
2399 Middlesex 13,867 0.9%
2405 Roselle Park 13,821 4.0%
2476 New Providence 13,308 11.7%
2488 Oakland 13,224 5.3%
2499 Ridgefield Park 13,154 2.2%
2551 Woodland Park 12,834 16.6%
2612 Ringwood 12,454 0.3%
2618 Somerville 12,418 0.7%
2626 Eatontown 12,376 -11.8%
2629 Edgewater 12,368 55.2%
2641 Hasbrouck Heights 12,277 5.3%
2662 Red Bank 12,150 2.3%
2678 Glen Rock 12,045 4.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 24,084 1,566
2016 23,992 1,559
2015 24,170 1,540
2014 24,114 1,533
2013 23,994 1,528
2012 24,062 1,502
2011 23,578 1,520
2010 22,844 1,556
2009 23,776 1,480
2008 23,242 1,496
2007 22,473 1,532
2006 21,964 1,548
2005 21,173 1,577
2004 21,243 1,565
2003 21,303 1,538
2002 21,328 1,522
2001 21,306 1,512
2000 20,839 1,526
1990 18,949 1,444