Latest Data (2017)
Population 37,907
Nationwide Rank 1018

Quick Facts

Fort Lee, New Jersey is the 1,018th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Fort Lee, New Jersey is a borough.

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

Fort Lee, New Jersey's growth is below average. 65% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Fort Lee, New Jersey Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1008 Carpentersville, Illinois 38,162 22.5%
1009 Muskegon, Michigan 38,131 -4.8%
1010 Tupelo, Mississippi 38,114 11.1%
1011 Rock Island, Illinois 38,110 -3.8%
1012 Lake Worth, Florida 38,107 6.9%
1013 Brookfield, Wisconsin 38,045 -1.8%
1014 Huber Heights, Ohio 37,986 -0.6%
1015 Hanover Park, Illinois 37,982 -0.7%
1016 Meridian, Mississippi 37,940 -8.1%
1017 Valley Stream, New York 37,935 4.4%
1018 Fort Lee, New Jersey 37,907 6.2%
1019 Muskogee, Oklahoma 37,858 -3.3%
1020 Reynoldsburg, Ohio 37,847 17.5%
1021 Mooresville, North Carolina 37,820 94.0%
1022 Florence, South Carolina 37,778 19.8%
1023 Hobbs, New Mexico 37,764 31.9%
1024 Rosenberg, Texas 37,661 55.4%
1025 Longview, Washington 37,602 8.3%
1026 Grants Pass, Oregon 37,579 27.7%
1027 Dover, Delaware 37,538 16.5%
1028 Spartanburg, South Carolina 37,498 -6.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Jersey

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
618 Vineland 60,392 8.2%
661 New Brunswick 57,073 18.1%
689 Hoboken 55,131 42.4%
706 West New York 54,227 17.9%
733 Perth Amboy 52,823 11.5%
751 Plainfield 51,327 7.2%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 37,907 1,018
2016 37,577 1,019
2015 36,672 1,032
2014 37,026 1,008
2013 36,014 1,025
2012 35,732 1,027
2011 35,583 1,024
2010 35,345 1,013
2009 36,288 979
2008 36,107 972
2007 36,083 964
2006 36,178 949
2005 36,515 922
2004 36,745 903
2003 36,779 897
2002 36,704 888
2001 36,722 884
2000 35,683 900
1990 31,894 878