Latest Data (2016)
Population 42,457
Nationwide Rank 891

Quick Facts

Linden, New Jersey is the 891st largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Linden, New Jersey is a city.

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

Linden, New Jersey's growth is about average. 49% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Linden, New Jersey Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
881 Bell Gardens, California 42,806 -2.9%
882 Peachtree Corners, Georgia 42,773
883 Leander, Texas 42,761 406.1%
884 Rohnert Park, California 42,622 3.0%
885 Fairfield, Ohio 42,617 1.1%
886 Brentwood, Tennessee 42,517 61.4%
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%

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 42,457 891
2015 42,021 892
2014 41,651 889
2013 41,301 886
2012 40,880 886
2011 40,637 888
2010 40,499 887
2009 39,432 896
2008 39,054 894
2007 38,998 885
2006 39,054 873
2005 39,292 854
2004 39,371 842
2003 39,527 836
2002 39,636 828
2001 39,635 823
2000 39,443 815
1990 36,732 748