Latest Data (2017)
Population 22,060
Nationwide Rank 1678

Quick Facts

North Plainfield, New Jersey is the 1,678th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

North Plainfield, New Jersey is a borough.

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

North Plainfield, New Jersey's growth is below average. 68% 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
2000-2017
1668 Mandan, North Dakota 22,228 32.5%
1669 Watertown, South Dakota 22,222 9.6%
1670 Dickinson, North Dakota 22,186 38.9%
1671 Marina, California 22,145 17.0%
1672 Patterson, California 22,124 84.6%
1673 Greenfield, Indiana 22,094 47.4%
1674 West Melbourne, Florida 22,089 114.9%
1675 Simpsonville, South Carolina 22,072 48.7%
1676 New Castle, Pennsylvania 22,069 -15.9%
1677 Darien, Illinois 22,061 -3.9%
1678 North Plainfield, New Jersey 22,060 1.4%
1679 Bloomingdale, Illinois 22,016 1.1%
1680 Geneva, Illinois 22,010 11.3%
1681 South Lake Tahoe, California 21,978 -7.0%
1682 Roselle, New Jersey 21,976 3.1%
1683 Clinton, Utah 21,971 71.7%
1684 Gallup, New Mexico 21,960 5.5%
1685 Naples, Florida 21,948 2.0%
1686 Middletown, Delaware 21,897 248.1%
1687 Fort Walton Beach, Florida 21,895 9.3%
1688 Villa Park, Illinois 21,836 -2.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Jersey

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
1745 Palisades Park 20,988 22.3%
1765 Pleasantville 20,732 9.1%
1791 Elmwood Park 20,429 7.9%
1808 Secaucus 20,215 26.9%
1819 Glassboro 20,011 4.9%
1891 Hawthorne 19,101 4.8%
1898 Morristown 19,037 3.8%
1918 Rutherford 18,782 3.7%
1931 Point Pleasant 18,651 -3.4%
1968 Dover 18,232 0.3%
1986 Dumont 17,998 2.8%
2003 Tinton Falls 17,789 6.3%
2018 Harrison 17,643 22.3%
2036 Lindenwold 17,471 0.4%
2075 New Milford 16,868 2.9%
2132 South River 16,349 6.2%
2169 Madison 16,033 3.7%
2173 North Arlington 16,009 5.4%
2195 Asbury Park 15,767 -7.1%
2253 Ramsey 15,242 6.0%
2283 Tenafly 14,900 7.8%
2320 Fairview 14,537 9.5%
2327 Phillipsburg 14,459 -4.6%
2336 Hammonton 14,369 13.8%
2340 Metuchen 14,349 11.3%
2342 Hopatcong 14,298 -10.0%
2356 Highland Park 14,164 1.0%
2371 Collingswood 14,027 -1.9%
2399 Middlesex 13,867 0.9%
2405 Roselle Park 13,821 4.0%
2476 New Providence 13,308 11.7%
2488 Oakland 13,224 5.3%
2499 Ridgefield Park 13,154 2.2%
2551 Woodland Park 12,834 16.6%
2612 Ringwood 12,454 0.3%
2618 Somerville 12,418 0.7%
2626 Eatontown 12,376 -11.8%
2629 Edgewater 12,368 55.2%
2641 Hasbrouck Heights 12,277 5.3%
2662 Red Bank 12,150 2.3%
2678 Glen Rock 12,045 4.3%
2690 Wanaque 11,994 16.7%
2705 Freehold 11,894 8.0%
2723 Wallington 11,781 1.7%
2725 Florham Park 11,765 9.9%
2736 River Edge 11,724 7.1%
2743 Guttenberg 11,695 7.7%
2774 Bellmawr 11,489 2.0%
2784 Haddonfield 11,435 -1.7%
2785 Ridgefield 11,435 5.4%
2801 Gloucester City 11,342 -1.0%
2803 Westwood 11,326 2.9%
2815 Franklin Lakes 11,255 7.6%
2816 Beachwood 11,248 8.2%
2827 Ocean City 11,206 -27.2%
2828 Pompton Lakes 11,206 5.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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