Latest Data (2018)
Population 50,693
Nationwide Rank 765

Quick Facts

Plainfield, New Jersey is the 765th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Plainfield, New Jersey is a city.

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

Plainfield, New Jersey's growth is below average. 68% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Plainfield, New Jersey Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
755 Grand Island, Nebraska 51,478 18.2%
756 Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 51,303 46.8%
757 Florissant, Missouri 51,272 -4.9%
758 Battle Creek, Michigan 51,247 -3.9%
759 Hoffman Estates, Illinois 51,197 3.0%
760 Bentonville, Arkansas 51,111 151.6%
761 Coral Gables, Florida 50,999 19.3%
762 Smyrna, Tennessee 50,775 82.6%
763 Lacey, Washington 50,718 60.0%
764 Methuen, Massachusetts 50,698 15.3%
765 Plainfield, New Jersey 50,693 5.9%
766 Joplin, Missouri 50,657 10.9%
767 Collierville, Tennessee 50,616 53.4%
768 Cerritos, California 50,462 -2.1%
769 Galveston, Texas 50,457 -12.2%
770 Madison, Alabama 50,440 69.2%
771 Stillwater, Oklahoma 50,391 28.3%
772 Little Elm, Texas 50,314 1014.6%
773 Lakewood, Ohio 50,100 -11.3%
774 Newark, Ohio 50,029 7.9%
775 Maricopa, Arizona 50,024 2761.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Jersey

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
396 Clifton 85,273 7.8%
407 Trenton 83,974 -1.6%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 50,693 765
2017 51,327 751
2016 50,636 752
2015 51,217 744
2014 50,955 738
2013 50,588 730
2012 50,244 724
2011 49,988 720
2010 49,808 710
2009 46,318 761
2008 46,046 759
2007 46,088 752
2006 46,420 744
2005 46,816 726
2004 47,255 708
2003 47,650 696
2002 47,865 680
2001 47,912 667
2000 47,847 656
1990 46,556 569