Latest Data (2017)
Population 270,753
Nationwide Rank 75

Quick Facts

Jersey City, New Jersey is the 75th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Jersey City, New Jersey is a city.

Jersey City, New Jersey is currently 14.5% smaller than it was in 1930, the year of its peak recorded population.

Jersey City, New Jersey's growth is about average. 52% 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
2000-2017
65 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 302,407 -9.3%
66 Cincinnati, Ohio 301,301 -9.0%
67 Anchorage, Alaska 294,356 12.9%
68 Greensboro, North Carolina 290,222 27.0%
69 Plano, Texas 286,143 27.6%
70 Newark, New Jersey 285,154 4.5%
71 Lincoln, Nebraska 284,736 25.0%
72 Orlando, Florida 280,257 43.9%
73 Irvine, California 277,453 89.1%
74 Toledo, Ohio 276,491 -11.8%
75 Jersey City, New Jersey 270,753 12.8%
76 Chula Vista, California 270,471 54.0%
77 Durham, North Carolina 267,743 41.7%
78 Fort Wayne, Indiana 265,904 4.7%
79 St. Petersburg, Florida 263,255 5.8%
80 Laredo, Texas 260,654 45.2%
81 Buffalo, New York 258,612 -11.4%
82 Madison, Wisconsin 255,214 21.4%
83 Lubbock, Texas 253,888 26.7%
84 Chandler, Arizona 253,458 41.1%
85 Scottsdale, Arizona 249,950 22.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Jersey

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
70 Newark 285,154 4.5%
75 Jersey City 270,753 12.8%
174 Paterson 148,678 -0.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 270,753 75
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