Latest Data (2017)
Population 30,131
Nationwide Rank 1262

Quick Facts

Rahway, New Jersey is the 1,262nd largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Rahway, New Jersey is a city.

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

Rahway, New Jersey's growth is about average. 46% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Rahway, New Jersey Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1252 Westfield, New Jersey 30,433 2.5%
1253 Atascadero, California 30,418 14.6%
1254 Santa Paula, California 30,313 5.3%
1255 North Royalton, Ohio 30,294 5.5%
1256 Texarkana, Arkansas 30,259 8.6%
1257 Opelika, Alabama 30,240 22.4%
1258 Cleburne, Texas 30,230 14.3%
1259 Walnut, California 30,199 0.4%
1260 Ballwin, Missouri 30,181 -3.5%
1261 Gloucester, Massachusetts 30,172 -0.6%
1262 Rahway, New Jersey 30,131 13.5%
1263 Parkersburg, West Virginia 30,096 -9.6%
1264 Madison Heights, Michigan 30,050 -3.2%
1265 Elizabethtown, Kentucky 30,023 32.7%
1266 Redmond, Oregon 30,011 94.2%
1267 Kent, Ohio 29,915 6.2%
1268 Chicago Heights, Illinois 29,901 -8.7%
1269 Lawrenceville, Georgia 29,873 29.8%
1270 North Chicago, Illinois 29,842 -17.0%
1271 Fountain, Colorado 29,804 92.0%
1272 Morristown, Tennessee 29,771 12.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Jersey

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
2195 Asbury Park 15,767 -7.1%
2253 Ramsey 15,242 6.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 30,131 1,262
2016 29,451 1,276
2015 29,508 1,270
2014 28,528 1,295
2013 28,394 1,294
2012 27,785 1,303
2011 27,622 1,300
2010 27,346 1,302
2009 28,998 1,209
2008 28,501 1,218
2007 27,894 1,231
2006 27,265 1,244
2005 27,066 1,241
2004 27,141 1,226
2003 26,556 1,247
2002 26,672 1,228
2001 26,621 1,223
2000 26,525 1,205
1990 25,314 1,101