Latest Data (2015)
Population 264,290
Nationwide Rank 75

Quick Facts

Jersey City, New Jersey is the 75th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

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. 53% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Jersey City, New Jersey Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
69 Plano, Texas 26.4%
70 Newark, New Jersey 3.4%
71 Toledo, Ohio -10.8%
72 Lincoln, Nebraska 21.8%
73 Orlando, Florida 39.1%
74 Chula Vista, California 51.3%
75 Jersey City, New Jersey 10.1%
76 Chandler, Arizona 45.2%
77 Fort Wayne, Indiana 2.5%
78 Buffalo, New York -11.6%
79 Durham, North Carolina 36.4%
80 St. Petersburg, Florida 3.3%
81 Irvine, California 75.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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