Latest Data (2018)
Population 41,422
Nationwide Rank 932

Quick Facts

Kearny, New Jersey is the 932nd largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Kearny, New Jersey is a town.

Kearny, New Jersey is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Kearny had its largest population ever.

Kearny, New Jersey's growth is below average. 76% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Kearny, New Jersey Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
922 Westfield, Massachusetts 41,680 3.9%
923 Manassas, Virginia 41,641 19.3%
924 Grove City, Ohio 41,625 50.5%
925 Woonsocket, Rhode Island 41,603 -3.8%
926 Oviedo, Florida 41,557 57.1%
927 La Quinta, California 41,535 68.9%
928 Westfield, Indiana 41,528 168.5%
929 Huntsville, Texas 41,521 18.1%
930 Gainesville, Georgia 41,464 57.4%
931 Spring Hill, Tennessee 41,464 402.5%
932 Kearny, New Jersey 41,422 2.2%
933 Shakopee, Minnesota 41,362 96.1%
934 Findlay, Ohio 41,324 5.4%
935 Belleville, Illinois 41,290 -2.5%
936 Brighton, Colorado 41,254 93.7%
937 Bremerton, Washington 41,235 10.7%
938 Weslaco, Texas 41,171 43.0%
939 Wentzville, Missouri 41,164 451.2%
940 Shelton, Connecticut 41,097 7.5%
941 Greenacres, Florida 41,084 43.9%
942 Schertz, Texas 41,057 95.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Jersey

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
486 Camden 73,973 -7.2%
516 Passaic 69,948 3.0%
528 Union City 68,520 2.1%
575 Bayonne 65,083 5.2%
583 East Orange 64,457 -7.5%
630 Vineland 59,966 7.4%
683 New Brunswick 56,100 16.1%
732 Hoboken 53,455 38.1%
739 West New York 52,990 15.2%
746 Perth Amboy 51,928 9.6%
765 Plainfield 50,693 5.9%
865 Sayreville 44,556 9.9%
867 Hackensack 44,522 3.9%
903 Linden 42,538 7.8%
932 Kearny 41,422 2.2%
1024 Fort Lee 37,921 6.2%
1025 Atlantic City 37,804 -6.5%
1166 Fair Lawn 33,128 4.7%
1207 Garfield 31,866 7.0%
1224 Princeton 31,386 131.5%
1257 Long Branch 30,406 -3.2%
1279 Westfield 29,881 0.7%
1280 Rahway 29,880 12.6%
1327 Englewood 28,624 9.2%
1365 Millville 27,633 3.0%
1370 Bergenfield 27,479 4.7%
1425 Paramus 26,558 3.0%
1458 Cliffside Park 25,935 12.7%
1494 Ridgewood 25,272 1.3%
1552 Lodi 24,551 2.4%
1559 Bridgeton 24,442 7.5%
1573 South Plainfield 24,131 10.3%
1605 Carteret 23,652 13.4%
1691 Summit 22,016 4.1%
1695 Roselle 21,902 2.8%
1728 North Plainfield 21,535 -1.0%
1772 Palisades Park 20,820 21.3%
1779 Secaucus 20,742 30.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 41,422 932
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