Latest Data (2018)
Population 29,880
Nationwide Rank 1280

Quick Facts

Rahway, New Jersey is the 1,280th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Rahway, New Jersey is a city.

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

Rahway, New Jersey's growth is about average. 51% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Rahway, New Jersey Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1270 New Bern, North Carolina 30,113 29.4%
1271 Crown Point, Indiana 30,059 51.4%
1272 Madison Heights, Michigan 30,039 -3.2%
1273 Santa Paula, California 30,011 4.3%
1274 Walnut, California 30,006 -0.2%
1275 Texarkana, Arkansas 29,972 7.6%
1276 Morristown, Tennessee 29,926 12.9%
1277 Sanford, North Carolina 29,917 27.5%
1278 Greenville, Mississippi 29,898 -27.7%
1279 Westfield, New Jersey 29,881 0.7%
1280 Rahway, New Jersey 29,880 12.6%
1281 Lawrenceville, Georgia 29,795 29.5%
1282 North Chicago, Illinois 29,770 -17.2%
1283 Cornelius, North Carolina 29,748 109.9%
1284 Suisun City, California 29,713 13.0%
1285 Seguin, Texas 29,700 25.0%
1286 Chamblee, Georgia 29,691 211.4%
1287 Parkersburg, West Virginia 29,675 -10.9%
1288 Kent, Ohio 29,662 5.3%
1289 Stockbridge, Georgia 29,638 168.6%
1290 Oak Park, Michigan 29,628 -8.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Jersey

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
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%
2239 Asbury Park 15,511 -8.6%
2286 Ramsey 14,991 4.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 29,880 1,280
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