Latest Data (2018)
Population 23,652
Nationwide Rank 1605

Quick Facts

Carteret, New Jersey is the 1,605th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Carteret, New Jersey is a borough.

Carteret, New Jersey is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Carteret had its largest population ever.

Carteret, New Jersey's growth is about average. 51% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Carteret, New Jersey Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1595 Centerville, Ohio 23,772 3.1%
1596 Searcy, Arkansas 23,768 22.4%
1597 Rolling Meadows, Illinois 23,748 -3.6%
1598 Pelham, Alabama 23,744 62.2%
1599 Kerrville, Texas 23,729 15.5%
1600 Forney, Texas 23,727 311.3%
1601 Zion, Illinois 23,705 3.0%
1602 Van Buren, Arkansas 23,691 24.1%
1603 Tumwater, Washington 23,688 60.6%
1604 Jacksonville Beach, Florida 23,669 12.7%
1605 Carteret, New Jersey 23,652 13.4%
1606 Watertown, Wisconsin 23,625 8.4%
1607 Belton, Missouri 23,598 7.6%
1608 North Augusta, South Carolina 23,584 32.9%
1609 Benbrook, Texas 23,566 16.3%
1610 Romulus, Michigan 23,554 2.2%
1611 Oakdale, California 23,455 48.5%
1612 South Elgin, Illinois 23,447 41.8%
1613 Greenwood, South Carolina 23,407 4.5%
1614 Oak Harbor, Washington 23,401 18.1%
1615 Lisle, Illinois 23,394 3.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Jersey

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
865 Sayreville 44,556 9.9%
867 Hackensack 44,522 3.9%
903 Linden 42,538 7.8%
932 Kearny 41,422 2.2%
1024 Fort Lee 37,921 6.2%
1025 Atlantic City 37,804 -6.5%
1166 Fair Lawn 33,128 4.7%
1207 Garfield 31,866 7.0%
1224 Princeton 31,386 131.5%
1257 Long Branch 30,406 -3.2%
1279 Westfield 29,881 0.7%
1280 Rahway 29,880 12.6%
1327 Englewood 28,624 9.2%
1365 Millville 27,633 3.0%
1370 Bergenfield 27,479 4.7%
1425 Paramus 26,558 3.0%
1458 Cliffside Park 25,935 12.7%
1494 Ridgewood 25,272 1.3%
1552 Lodi 24,551 2.4%
1559 Bridgeton 24,442 7.5%
1573 South Plainfield 24,131 10.3%
1605 Carteret 23,652 13.4%
1691 Summit 22,016 4.1%
1695 Roselle 21,902 2.8%
1728 North Plainfield 21,535 -1.0%
1772 Palisades Park 20,820 21.3%
1779 Secaucus 20,742 30.2%
1803 Pleasantville 20,376 7.2%
1822 Elmwood Park 20,120 6.3%
1835 Glassboro 19,992 4.8%
1902 Morristown 19,145 4.4%
1925 Hawthorne 18,786 3.0%
1938 Point Pleasant 18,684 -3.3%
1956 Rutherford 18,460 1.9%
1989 Dover 17,961 -1.1%
2002 Harrison 17,836 23.6%
2019 Dumont 17,697 1.1%
2035 Tinton Falls 17,563 4.9%
2056 Lindenwold 17,314 -0.4%
2119 New Milford 16,558 1.0%
2126 Madison 16,522 6.9%
2184 South River 16,023 4.1%
2213 North Arlington 15,741 3.6%
2239 Asbury Park 15,511 -8.6%
2286 Ramsey 14,991 4.3%
2321 Tenafly 14,641 5.9%
2345 Metuchen 14,382 11.5%
2353 Phillipsburg 14,303 -5.6%
2355 Fairview 14,295 7.7%
2369 Hopatcong 14,203 -10.6%
2380 Hammonton 14,085 11.6%
2406 Collingswood 13,916 -2.7%
2412 Highland Park 13,869 -1.0%
2438 Middlesex 13,712 -0.1%
2444 Roselle Park 13,650 2.7%
2470 New Providence 13,486 13.1%
2538 Oakland 13,021 3.7%
2541 Ridgefield Park 13,009 1.1%
2583 Edgewater 12,720 59.6%
2599 Woodland Park 12,614 14.6%
2658 Eatontown 12,242 -12.8%
2662 Ringwood 12,226 -1.5%
2664 Somerville 12,202 -1.0%
2685 Hasbrouck Heights 12,080 3.6%
2694 Red Bank 12,048 1.4%
2730 Glen Rock 11,829 2.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 23,652 1,605
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