Latest Data (2016)
Population 264,152
Nationwide Rank 77

Quick Facts

Jersey City, New Jersey is the 77th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Jersey City, New Jersey is a city.

Jersey City, New Jersey is currently 16.6% smaller than it was in 1930, the year of its peak recorded population.

Jersey City, New Jersey's growth is about average. 54% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Jersey City, New Jersey Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
67 Henderson, Nevada 292,969 63.4%
68 Greensboro, North Carolina 287,027 25.6%
69 Plano, Texas 286,057 27.5%
70 Newark, New Jersey 281,764 3.3%
71 Lincoln, Nebraska 280,364 23.1%
72 Toledo, Ohio 278,508 -11.2%
73 Orlando, Florida 277,173 42.3%
74 Chula Vista, California 267,172 52.1%
75 Irvine, California 266,122 81.4%
76 Fort Wayne, Indiana 264,488 4.1%
77 Jersey City, New Jersey 264,152 10.0%
78 Durham, North Carolina 263,016 39.2%
79 St. Petersburg, Florida 260,999 4.9%
80 Laredo, Texas 257,156 43.2%
81 Buffalo, New York 256,902 -12.0%
82 Madison, Wisconsin 252,551 20.2%
83 Lubbock, Texas 252,506 26.1%
84 Chandler, Arizona 247,477 37.8%
85 Scottsdale, Arizona 246,645 20.7%
86 Glendale, Arizona 245,895 10.8%
87 Reno, Nevada 245,255 33.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Jersey

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
70 Newark 281,764 3.3%
77 Jersey City 264,152 10.0%
178 Paterson 147,000 -1.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 264,152 77
2015 264,290 75
2014 262,146 74
2013 257,342 74
2012 254,441 75
2011 251,616 75
2010 247,597 75
2009 242,503 78
2008 239,658 78
2007 238,702 78
2006 238,109 78
2005 236,808 76
2004 236,587 76
2003 237,629 74
2002 238,814 74
2001 240,440 72
2000 240,028 73
1990 228,475 67
1980 223,532 61
1970 260,545 54
1960 276,101 47
1950 299,017 37
1940 301,173 30
1930 316,715 23
1920 298,103 22
1910 267,779 19
1900 206,433 17
1890 163,003 19
1880 120,722 17
1870 82,546 17
1860 29,226 28