Latest Data (2018)
Population 31,386
Nationwide Rank 1224

Quick Facts

Princeton, New Jersey is the 1,224th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Princeton, New Jersey is a None.

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

Princeton, New Jersey is growing extremely quickly. It is growing faster than 95% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Princeton, New Jersey Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1214 Statesboro, Georgia 31,667 38.1%
1215 Miami Lakes, Florida 31,628 39.5%
1216 North Olmsted, Ohio 31,591 -7.3%
1217 West Bend, Wisconsin 31,590 11.4%
1218 Bowling Green, Ohio 31,578 6.4%
1219 Petersburg, Virginia 31,567 -5.9%
1220 Fairbanks, Alaska 31,516 4.4%
1221 Shawnee, Oklahoma 31,434 7.8%
1222 Wheat Ridge, Colorado 31,400 -4.4%
1223 Saratoga Springs, Utah 31,393 2399.4%
1224 Princeton, New Jersey 31,386 131.5%
1225 Rochester, New Hampshire 31,366 9.6%
1226 Naugatuck, Connecticut 31,288 0.8%
1227 Banning, California 31,253 32.1%
1228 Sherwood, Arkansas 31,237 20.8%
1229 Mundelein, Illinois 31,234 0.3%
1230 San Pablo, California 31,124 2.8%
1231 Michigan City, Indiana 31,118 -5.3%
1232 Winter Park, Florida 31,059 11.4%
1233 Hopkinsville, Kentucky 31,026 2.8%
1234 Laguna Hills, California 31,024 -3.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Jersey

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
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%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 31,386 1,224
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