Latest Data (2016)
Population 128,640
Nationwide Rank 214

Quick Facts

Elizabeth, New Jersey is the 214th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Elizabeth, New Jersey is a city.

Elizabeth, New Jersey is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Elizabeth had its largest population ever.

Elizabeth, New Jersey's growth is below average. 67% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Elizabeth, New Jersey Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
204 Sterling Heights, Michigan 132,427 6.2%
205 Murfreesboro, Tennessee 131,947 86.2%
206 Gainesville, Florida 131,591 16.4%
207 Cedar Rapids, Iowa 131,127 7.6%
208 Visalia, California 131,074 37.0%
209 Coral Springs, Florida 130,059 8.6%
210 New Haven, Connecticut 129,934 4.9%
211 Stamford, Connecticut 129,113 9.8%
212 Thousand Oaks, California 128,888 9.7%
213 Concord, California 128,726 5.2%
214 Elizabeth, New Jersey 128,640 6.4%
215 Lafayette, Louisiana 127,626 14.0%
216 Kent, Washington 127,514 58.1%
217 Topeka, Kansas 126,808 2.7%
218 Simi Valley, California 126,327 12.8%
219 Santa Clara, California 125,948 23.0%
220 Athens-Clarke County, Georgia 123,371 22.4%
221 Hartford, Connecticut 123,243 -0.7%
222 Victorville, California 122,265 89.4%
223 Abilene, Texas 122,225 5.4%
224 Norman, Oklahoma 122,180 26.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Jersey

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
178 Paterson 147,000 -1.5%
214 Elizabeth 128,640 6.4%
384 Clifton 85,845 8.5%
394 Trenton 84,056 -1.5%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 128,640 214
2015 129,007 210
2014 128,705 204
2013 127,558 203
2012 126,458 201
2011 125,764 199
2010 124,969 197
2009 125,285 195
2008 124,401 193
2007 123,689 192
2006 123,626 190
2005 123,582 191
2004 122,789 190
2003 122,359 191
2002 122,313 188
2001 121,823 187
2000 120,822 183
1990 110,138 176
1950 112,817 92
1940 109,912 81
1930 114,589 73
1920 95,783 72
1910 73,409 74
1900 52,130 74
1890 37,764 79
1880 28,229 69
1870 20,832 64
1860 11,567 80