Latest Data (2017)
Population 42,670
Nationwide Rank 896

Quick Facts

Kearny, New Jersey is the 896th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Kearny, New Jersey is a town.

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

Kearny, New Jersey's growth is below average. 71% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Kearny, New Jersey Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
886 Pine Bluff, Arkansas 42,984 -21.9%
887 Sierra Vista, Arizona 42,912 13.4%
888 Jefferson City, Missouri 42,895 5.7%
889 Rohnert Park, California 42,838 3.5%
890 Ormond Beach, Florida 42,816 17.1%
891 Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 42,809 1.3%
892 Brea, California 42,777 20.3%
893 Bell Gardens, California 42,747 -3.1%
894 Prescott, Arizona 42,731 24.3%
895 The Colony, Texas 42,721 57.7%
896 Kearny, New Jersey 42,670 5.3%
897 Brentwood, Tennessee 42,667 61.9%
898 Goose Creek, South Carolina 42,619 35.0%
899 Pittsfield, Massachusetts 42,591 -6.8%
900 Fairfield, Ohio 42,566 1.0%
901 State College, Pennsylvania 42,430 10.5%
902 Rancho Palos Verdes, California 42,364 2.7%
903 Wake Forest, North Carolina 42,269 223.2%
904 Mankato, Minnesota 42,264 29.7%
905 Burlington, Vermont 42,239 6.0%
906 Moline, Illinois 42,231 -3.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Jersey

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
394 Trenton 84,964 -0.5%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 42,670 896
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