|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Rutherford is 18,690. Rutherford, New Jersey is the 1,987th largest city in the US.
Rutherford is located entirely in Bergen County.
The peak population of Rutherford was in 2020, when its population was 18,799. In 2020, Rutherford was the 1,964th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,987th largest city in the US. Rutherford is currently 0.6% smaller than it was in 2020.
Rutherford has grown 3.2% since the 2000. Rutherford, New Jersey's growth is below average. 62% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Rutherford has a population density of 6,436.6 people per square mile.
|1981||Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin||18,738||1.2%|
|1984||Elizabeth City, North Carolina||18,703||8.4%|
|1985||La Marque, Texas||18,697||36.4%|
|1986||Lumberton, North Carolina||18,694||-11.4%|
|1987||Rutherford, New Jersey||18,690||3.2%|
|1989||Santa Fe Springs, California||18,678||13.5%|
|1993||Creve Coeur, Missouri||18,660||11.3%|
The total voting age population of Rutherford, New Jersey, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 12,681. The voting age population is 47.9% male and 52.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.9% of the residents of Rutherford are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Rutherford are 72.8% White, 17.8% Asian, 3.9% Two or more races, 2.7% Black, 2.5% Other and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 19.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Rutherford, 4.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 4.4%. On a per-household basis, 3.0% of families are below the poverty line in Rutherford.
Among those aged 16 and older, 66.5% of Rutherford residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 95.2% of Rutherford residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 53.0% have a bachelor's degree and 20.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Rutherford residents aged 5 and older, 34.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 13.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 9.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 9.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Rutherford is 4.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Rutherford, 15.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Rutherford is $101,473.
In Rutherford, 63.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 36.1% of housing units in Rutherford.
Of all the housing units in Rutherford, 40.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Rutherford, 3.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 280 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Rutherford is $1,440.
In Rutherford, 89.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.