Latest Data (2018)
Population 145,627
Nationwide Rank 180

Quick Facts

Paterson, New Jersey is the 180th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Paterson, New Jersey is a city.

Paterson, New Jersey is currently 7.8% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Paterson, New Jersey's growth is extremely below average. 92% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Paterson, New Jersey Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
170 Macon-Bibb County, Georgia 153,095
171 Kansas City, Kansas 152,958 4.2%
172 Pomona, California 152,361 2.8%
173 Escondido, California 152,213 13.3%
174 Killeen, Texas 149,103 65.4%
175 Naperville, Illinois 148,304 14.6%
176 Joliet, Illinois 148,099 36.8%
177 Bellevue, Washington 147,599 31.2%
178 Rockford, Illinois 146,526 -3.4%
179 Savannah, Georgia 145,862 9.8%
180 Paterson, New Jersey 145,627 -2.4%
181 Torrance, California 145,182 5.0%
182 Bridgeport, Connecticut 144,900 3.7%
183 McAllen, Texas 143,433 34.0%
184 Mesquite, Texas 142,816 14.2%
185 Syracuse, New York 142,749 -2.2%
186 Midland, Texas 142,344 49.8%
187 Pasadena, California 141,371 5.0%
188 Murfreesboro, Tennessee 141,344 99.4%
189 Miramar, Florida 140,823 88.8%
190 Dayton, Ohio 140,640 -15.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Jersey

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
73 Newark 282,090 3.4%
78 Jersey City 265,549 10.6%
180 Paterson 145,627 -2.4%
215 Elizabeth 128,885 6.6%
396 Clifton 85,273 7.8%
407 Trenton 83,974 -1.6%
486 Camden 73,973 -7.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 145,627 180
2017 148,678 174
2016 147,000 178
2015 147,754 177
2014 146,753 177
2013 145,948 175
2012 145,219 174
2011 145,396 169
2010 146,199 163
2009 145,835 161
2008 144,961 162
2007 145,113 161
2006 145,903 160
2005 146,922 153
2004 147,912 151
2003 148,998 149
2002 149,700 146
2001 149,668 143
2000 149,309 139
1990 158,019 113
1970 144,824 93
1960 143,663 86
1950 139,336 66
1940 139,656 64
1930 138,513 60
1920 135,875 49
1910 125,600 40
1900 105,171 32
1890 78,347 36
1880 51,031 34
1870 33,579 37
1860 19,586 46