Latest Data (2016)
Population 42,126
Nationwide Rank 897

Quick Facts

Kearny, New Jersey is the 897th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Kearny, New Jersey is a town.

Kearny, New Jersey is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Kearny had its largest population ever.

Kearny, New Jersey's growth is below average. 68% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Kearny, New Jersey Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
887 Prescott, Arizona 42,513 23.7%
888 Little Elm, Texas 42,504 841.6%
889 Moorhead, Minnesota 42,492 30.8%
890 Brea, California 42,471 19.5%
891 Linden, New Jersey 42,457 7.6%
892 Rancho Palos Verdes, California 42,435 2.9%
893 The Colony, Texas 42,408 56.6%
894 Burlington, Vermont 42,260 6.0%
895 Moline, Illinois 42,250 -3.8%
896 Ormond Beach, Florida 42,162 15.3%
897 Kearny, New Jersey 42,126 4.0%
898 Midland, Michigan 42,096 0.7%
899 Goose Creek, South Carolina 42,039 33.1%
900 Urbana, Illinois 42,014 11.0%
901 State College, Pennsylvania 41,992 9.3%
902 Winter Garden, Florida 41,988 170.0%
903 Belleville, Illinois 41,906 -1.0%
904 Danville, Virginia 41,898 -13.1%
905 Edmonds, Washington 41,840 5.7%
906 Mankato, Minnesota 41,720 28.0%
907 Leominster, Massachusetts 41,663 0.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Jersey

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
394 Trenton 84,056 -1.5%
469 Camden 74,420 -6.7%
499 Passaic 70,635 4.0%
506 Union City 69,296 3.3%
545 Bayonne 66,238 7.1%
558 East Orange 64,789 -7.1%
611 Vineland 60,525 8.4%
658 New Brunswick 56,910 17.7%
697 Hoboken 54,379 40.4%
709 West New York 53,343 16.0%
724 Perth Amboy 52,499 10.8%
752 Plainfield 50,636 5.8%
841 Sayreville 44,905 10.8%
843 Hackensack 44,756 4.4%
891 Linden 42,457 7.6%
897 Kearny 42,126 4.0%
985 Atlantic City 38,735 -4.2%
1019 Fort Lee 37,577 5.3%
1136 Fair Lawn 33,453 5.7%
1187 Garfield 31,876 7.0%
1209 Princeton 31,249 130.5%
1233 Long Branch 30,763 -2.1%
1253 Westfield 30,206 1.8%
1276 Rahway 29,451 11.0%
1318 Englewood 28,455 8.6%
1335 Millville 28,059 4.6%
1349 Bergenfield 27,647 5.3%
1389 Paramus 26,880 4.3%
1462 Ridgewood 25,533 2.4%
1494 Bridgeton 24,997 9.9%
1505 Cliffside Park 24,856 8.0%
1509 Lodi 24,778 3.3%
1545 South Plainfield 24,221 10.8%
1559 Carteret 23,992 15.1%
1671 North Plainfield 22,073 1.4%
1672 Summit 22,019 4.1%
1699 Roselle 21,625 1.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 42,126 897
2015 42,137 889
2014 41,837 884
2013 41,664 882
2012 41,389 879
2011 41,183 879
2010 40,684 883
2009 36,544 970
2008 36,607 950
2007 36,818 939
2006 37,494 904
2005 38,354 875
2004 39,115 850
2003 39,602 833
2002 40,080 818
2001 40,506 799
2000 40,495 788
1990 34,874 787