Latest Data (2017)
Population 18,232
Nationwide Rank 1968

Quick Facts

Dover, New Jersey is the 1,968th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Dover, New Jersey is a town.

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

Dover, New Jersey's growth is below average. 63% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Dover, New Jersey Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1958 Stafford, Texas 18,315 15.0%
1959 Palestine, Texas 18,306 3.7%
1960 Rancho Mirage, California 18,306 36.8%
1961 Foley, Alabama 18,288 109.5%
1962 Cudahy, Wisconsin 18,282 -0.5%
1963 Katy, Texas 18,282 54.3%
1964 Macomb, Illinois 18,267 -0.9%
1965 Trenton, Michigan 18,255 -6.9%
1966 North Aurora, Illinois 18,245 66.5%
1967 Central Point, Oregon 18,234 41.9%
1968 Dover, New Jersey 18,232 0.3%
1969 Maumelle, Arkansas 18,214 69.1%
1970 Ottawa, Illinois 18,180 -2.0%
1971 Eastlake, Ohio 18,172 -10.1%
1972 Ashtabula, Ohio 18,144 -13.2%
1973 St. Matthews, Kentucky 18,139 4.7%
1974 Arroyo Grande, California 18,123 13.6%
1975 Manchester, Missouri 18,112 -5.4%
1976 Scarsdale, New York 18,079 1.2%
1977 Newburyport, Massachusetts 18,060 5.1%
1978 Natchitoches, Louisiana 18,048 0.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Jersey

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
2690 Wanaque 11,994 16.7%
2705 Freehold 11,894 8.0%
2723 Wallington 11,781 1.7%
2725 Florham Park 11,765 9.9%
2736 River Edge 11,724 7.1%
2743 Guttenberg 11,695 7.7%
2774 Bellmawr 11,489 2.0%
2784 Haddonfield 11,435 -1.7%
2785 Ridgefield 11,435 5.4%
2801 Gloucester City 11,342 -1.0%
2803 Westwood 11,326 2.9%
2815 Franklin Lakes 11,255 7.6%
2816 Beachwood 11,248 8.2%
2827 Ocean City 11,206 -27.2%
2828 Pompton Lakes 11,206 5.2%
2862 Little Ferry 11,000 1.8%
2887 Totowa 10,817 9.2%
2935 Hillsdale 10,581 4.8%
2946 Pine Hill 10,536 -3.0%
2955 Somers Point 10,480 -9.6%
2959 Bound Brook 10,468 3.9%
2960 Lincoln Park 10,468 -4.1%
2972 Manville 10,414 1.4%
3017 Ventnor City 10,239 -20.5%
3024 Kinnelon 10,213 8.9%
3048 Waldwick 10,092 4.9%
3076 East Rutherford 9,928 13.9%
3079 Woodbury 9,919 -3.6%
3097 Maywood 9,860 3.5%
3103 Burlington 9,832 1.0%
3110 Keansburg 9,806 -8.8%
3154 Hackettstown 9,554 5.6%
3208 Leonia 9,262 3.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 18,232 1,968
2016 18,252 1,956
2015 18,346 1,936
2014 18,313 1,931
2013 18,367 1,913
2012 18,307 1,907
2011 18,261 1,899
2010 18,157 1,888
2009 17,866 1,861
2008 17,851 1,853
2007 17,885 1,839
2006 18,072 1,806
2005 18,157 1,779
2004 18,228 1,756
2003 18,246 1,740
2002 18,031 1,743
2001 18,012 1,738
2000 18,168 1,721
1990 15,665 1,706