Latest Data (2017)
Population 31,822
Nationwide Rank 1197

Quick Facts

Princeton, New Jersey is the 1,197th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Princeton, New Jersey is a None.

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

Princeton, New Jersey is growing extremely quickly. It is growing faster than 96% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Princeton, New Jersey Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1187 Westlake, Ohio 32,297 1.6%
1188 Lebanon, Tennessee 32,226 57.1%
1189 Eagle Mountain, Utah 32,204 982.1%
1190 Parkland, Florida 32,202 124.1%
1191 Matthews, North Carolina 32,117 39.1%
1192 Juneau city and, Alaska 32,094 4.6%
1193 Dania Beach, Florida 32,030 17.0%
1194 El Paso de Robles (Paso Robles), California 31,918 29.3%
1195 Bangor, Maine 31,903 1.3%
1196 Southlake, Texas 31,824 45.7%
1197 Princeton, New Jersey 31,822 134.7%
1198 Bowling Green, Ohio 31,820 7.2%
1199 Cedar City, Utah 31,806 53.4%
1200 Kaysville, Utah 31,776 55.5%
1201 Petersburg, Virginia 31,750 -5.4%
1202 North Olmsted, Ohio 31,734 -6.9%
1203 Fairbanks, Alaska 31,644 4.8%
1204 West Bend, Wisconsin 31,596 11.4%
1205 Woodstock, Georgia 31,564 180.8%
1206 Liberty, Missouri 31,507 19.5%
1207 Naugatuck, Connecticut 31,461 1.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Jersey

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
618 Vineland 60,392 8.2%
661 New Brunswick 57,073 18.1%
689 Hoboken 55,131 42.4%
706 West New York 54,227 17.9%
733 Perth Amboy 52,823 11.5%
751 Plainfield 51,327 7.2%
846 Sayreville 45,325 11.8%
847 Hackensack 45,248 5.6%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 31,822 1,197
2016 31,249 1,209
2015 29,603 1,268
2014 30,108 1,236
2013 29,008 1,269
2012 12,339 2,563
2011 12,238 2,563
2010 12,307 2,545
2009 13,381 2,358
2008 13,389 2,345
2007 13,479 2,315
2006 13,589 2,280
2005 13,415 2,271
2004 13,492 2,252
2003 13,496 2,228
2002 13,520 2,205
2001 13,539 2,184
2000 13,557 2,174
1990 12,064 2,115