Latest Data (2018)
Population 18,684
Nationwide Rank 1938

Quick Facts

Point Pleasant, New Jersey is the 1,938th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Point Pleasant, New Jersey is a borough.

Point Pleasant, New Jersey is currently 3.3% smaller than it was in 2000, the year of its peak recorded population.

Point Pleasant, New Jersey's growth is below average. 79% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Point Pleasant, New Jersey Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1928 Claremore, Oklahoma 18,766 18.0%
1929 Jacksonville, Illinois 18,749 -6.2%
1930 Newton, Kansas 18,746 5.5%
1931 Ansonia, Connecticut 18,721 0.8%
1932 Creve Coeur, Missouri 18,717 11.6%
1933 Brownwood, Texas 18,714 -3.3%
1934 Cortland, New York 18,713 0.0%
1935 Onalaska, Wisconsin 18,711 25.4%
1936 Altus, Oklahoma 18,709 -12.1%
1937 Winthrop Town, Massachusetts 18,688
1938 Point Pleasant, New Jersey 18,684 -3.3%
1939 Augusta, Maine 18,681 0.6%
1940 Forest Park, Ohio 18,678 -3.7%
1941 Berea, Ohio 18,655 -1.5%
1942 Westminster, Maryland 18,648 9.3%
1943 Cocoa, Florida 18,619 8.9%
1944 Culpeper, Virginia 18,619 91.9%
1945 Milledgeville, Georgia 18,614 -1.2%
1946 Mayfield Heights, Ohio 18,606 -3.7%
1947 Hopkins, Minnesota 18,605 7.0%
1948 Central Point, Oregon 18,581 44.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Jersey

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
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%
2983 Pine Hill 10,439 -3.9%
2993 Hillsdale 10,405 3.1%
3019 Bound Brook 10,289 2.1%
3020 Somers Point 10,285 -11.2%
3034 Lincoln Park 10,246 -6.2%
3036 Manville 10,234 -0.2%
3044 Waldwick 10,207 6.1%
3077 Kinnelon 10,043 7.1%
3078 Ventnor City 10,039 -22.1%
3104 Burlington 9,884 1.6%
3111 Woodbury 9,852 -4.3%
3132 East Rutherford 9,764 12.0%
3141 Keansburg 9,719 -9.6%
3149 Maywood 9,694 1.8%
3177 Hackettstown 9,463 4.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 18,684 1,938
2017 18,651 1,931
2016 18,545 1,929
2015 18,523 1,916
2014 18,665 1,901
2013 18,521 1,901
2012 18,449 1,893
2011 18,421 1,882
2010 18,392 1,856
2009 20,336 1,693
2008 20,157 1,693
2007 19,964 1,688
2006 19,864 1,677
2005 19,799 1,663
2004 19,771 1,652
2003 19,763 1,645
2002 19,614 1,632
2001 19,347 1,640
2000 19,322 1,631
1990 18,357 1,492