Latest Data (2017)
Population 130,215
Nationwide Rank 212

Quick Facts

Elizabeth, New Jersey is the 212th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Elizabeth, New Jersey is a city.

Elizabeth, New Jersey is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 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
2000-2017
202 Hampton, Virginia 134,669 -8.0%
203 Surprise, Arizona 134,085 314.5%
204 Columbia, South Carolina 133,114 11.5%
205 Coral Springs, Florida 133,037 11.1%
206 Visalia, California 133,010 39.1%
207 Sterling Heights, Michigan 132,631 6.3%
208 Gainesville, Florida 132,249 17.0%
209 Cedar Rapids, Iowa 132,228 8.5%
210 New Haven, Connecticut 131,014 5.8%
211 Stamford, Connecticut 130,824 11.3%
212 Elizabeth, New Jersey 130,215 7.7%
213 Concord, California 129,783 6.1%
214 Thousand Oaks, California 128,995 9.8%
215 Kent, Washington 128,458 59.3%
216 Santa Clara, California 127,134 24.1%
217 Simi Valley, California 126,878 13.3%
218 Lafayette, Louisiana 126,848 13.3%
219 Topeka, Kansas 126,587 2.5%
220 Athens-Clarke County, Georgia 125,691 24.7%
221 Round Rock, Texas 123,678 103.8%
222 Hartford, Connecticut 123,400 -0.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Jersey

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
174 Paterson 148,678 -0.4%
212 Elizabeth 130,215 7.7%
384 Clifton 86,607 9.5%
394 Trenton 84,964 -0.5%
473 Camden 74,532 -6.5%
500 Passaic 71,247 4.9%
510 Union City 70,387 4.9%
538 Bayonne 67,186 8.6%
563 East Orange 65,378 -6.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 130,215 212
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