Latest Data (2018)
Population 21,535
Nationwide Rank 1728

Quick Facts

North Plainfield, New Jersey is the 1,728th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

North Plainfield, New Jersey is a borough.

North Plainfield, New Jersey is currently 1.8% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

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

North Plainfield, New Jersey Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1718 Coralville, Iowa 21,664 42.3%
1719 Clarksville, Indiana 21,622 0.8%
1720 Alliance, Ohio 21,616 -6.8%
1721 La Porte, Indiana 21,610 0.0%
1722 Perrysburg, Ohio 21,570 22.2%
1723 Anniston, Alabama 21,569 -11.0%
1724 Albertville, Alabama 21,568 23.7%
1725 Mukilteo, Washington 21,545 18.9%
1726 Sweetwater, Florida 21,543 51.6%
1727 Klamath Falls, Oregon 21,536 10.1%
1728 North Plainfield, New Jersey 21,535 -1.0%
1729 Prichard, Alabama 21,531 -24.5%
1730 Duarte, California 21,527 0.0%
1731 Arvin, California 21,522 65.5%
1732 Biddeford, Maine 21,514 2.1%
1733 South Holland, Illinois 21,503 -3.2%
1734 Lynn Haven, Florida 21,492 71.8%
1735 South Euclid, Ohio 21,473 -8.5%
1736 Park Forest, Illinois 21,429 -8.8%
1737 Mountlake Terrace, Washington 21,420 4.7%
1738 Coronado, California 21,390 -11.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Jersey

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
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%
1803 Pleasantville 20,376 7.2%
1822 Elmwood Park 20,120 6.3%
1835 Glassboro 19,992 4.8%
1902 Morristown 19,145 4.4%
1925 Hawthorne 18,786 3.0%
1938 Point Pleasant 18,684 -3.3%
1956 Rutherford 18,460 1.9%
1989 Dover 17,961 -1.1%
2002 Harrison 17,836 23.6%
2019 Dumont 17,697 1.1%
2035 Tinton Falls 17,563 4.9%
2056 Lindenwold 17,314 -0.4%
2119 New Milford 16,558 1.0%
2126 Madison 16,522 6.9%
2184 South River 16,023 4.1%
2213 North Arlington 15,741 3.6%
2239 Asbury Park 15,511 -8.6%
2286 Ramsey 14,991 4.3%
2321 Tenafly 14,641 5.9%
2345 Metuchen 14,382 11.5%
2353 Phillipsburg 14,303 -5.6%
2355 Fairview 14,295 7.7%
2369 Hopatcong 14,203 -10.6%
2380 Hammonton 14,085 11.6%
2406 Collingswood 13,916 -2.7%
2412 Highland Park 13,869 -1.0%
2438 Middlesex 13,712 -0.1%
2444 Roselle Park 13,650 2.7%
2470 New Providence 13,486 13.1%
2538 Oakland 13,021 3.7%
2541 Ridgefield Park 13,009 1.1%
2583 Edgewater 12,720 59.6%
2599 Woodland Park 12,614 14.6%
2658 Eatontown 12,242 -12.8%
2662 Ringwood 12,226 -1.5%
2664 Somerville 12,202 -1.0%
2685 Hasbrouck Heights 12,080 3.6%
2694 Red Bank 12,048 1.4%
2730 Glen Rock 11,829 2.5%
2741 Freehold 11,767 6.9%
2747 Wanaque 11,741 14.2%
2772 Florham Park 11,594 8.3%
2773 Wallington 11,591 0.1%
2782 River Edge 11,531 5.3%
2809 Bellmawr 11,374 1.0%
2815 Haddonfield 11,345 -2.5%
2819 Guttenberg 11,326 4.3%
2828 Beachwood 11,270 8.4%
2830 Ridgefield 11,265 3.9%
2834 Gloucester City 11,244 -1.9%
2849 Westwood 11,155 1.3%
2856 Franklin Lakes 11,096 6.1%
2866 Ocean City 11,041 -28.3%
2870 Pompton Lakes 11,014 3.4%
2905 Little Ferry 10,822 0.2%
2910 Totowa 10,804 9.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 21,535 1,728
2017 22,060 1,678
2016 22,073 1,671
2015 22,140 1,646
2014 22,029 1,645
2013 22,056 1,628
2012 22,013 1,618
2011 21,983 1,615
2010 21,936 1,601
2009 21,285 1,628
2008 21,051 1,630
2007 21,054 1,622
2006 21,625 1,573
2005 21,588 1,553
2004 21,610 1,534
2003 21,638 1,514
2002 21,647 1,503
2001 21,623 1,488
2000 21,755 1,467
1990 18,634 1,466