Latest Data (2018)
Population 18,460
Nationwide Rank 1956

Quick Facts

Rutherford, New Jersey is the 1,956th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Rutherford, New Jersey is a borough.

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

Rutherford, New Jersey's growth is about average. 53% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Rutherford, New Jersey Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1946 Mayfield Heights, Ohio 18,606 -3.7%
1947 Hopkins, Minnesota 18,605 7.0%
1948 Central Point, Oregon 18,581 44.6%
1949 Winchester, Kentucky 18,577 11.0%
1950 Gautier, Mississippi 18,566 10.1%
1951 Thomasville, Georgia 18,537 1.7%
1952 Brook Park, Ohio 18,533 -12.4%
1953 Brookfield, Illinois 18,494 -2.9%
1954 Orange, Texas 18,484 -10.6%
1955 Laurel, Mississippi 18,478 1.1%
1956 Rutherford, New Jersey 18,460 1.9%
1957 Weirton, West Virginia 18,449 -9.3%
1958 Sartell, Minnesota 18,428 87.6%
1959 Fairmont, West Virginia 18,411 -4.4%
1960 Avon, Indiana 18,343 111.9%
1961 Radford, Virginia 18,339 15.6%
1962 Rancho Mirage, California 18,336 37.1%
1963 Niles, Ohio 18,325 -12.2%
1964 Stafford, Texas 18,312 15.0%
1965 Marshfield, Wisconsin 18,311 -2.8%
1966 Round Lake, Illinois 18,278 203.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Jersey

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
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%
2321 Tenafly 14,641 5.9%
2345 Metuchen 14,382 11.5%
2353 Phillipsburg 14,303 -5.6%
2355 Fairview 14,295 7.7%
2369 Hopatcong 14,203 -10.6%
2380 Hammonton 14,085 11.6%
2406 Collingswood 13,916 -2.7%
2412 Highland Park 13,869 -1.0%
2438 Middlesex 13,712 -0.1%
2444 Roselle Park 13,650 2.7%
2470 New Providence 13,486 13.1%
2538 Oakland 13,021 3.7%
2541 Ridgefield Park 13,009 1.1%
2583 Edgewater 12,720 59.6%
2599 Woodland Park 12,614 14.6%
2658 Eatontown 12,242 -12.8%
2662 Ringwood 12,226 -1.5%
2664 Somerville 12,202 -1.0%
2685 Hasbrouck Heights 12,080 3.6%
2694 Red Bank 12,048 1.4%
2730 Glen Rock 11,829 2.5%
2741 Freehold 11,767 6.9%
2747 Wanaque 11,741 14.2%
2772 Florham Park 11,594 8.3%
2773 Wallington 11,591 0.1%
2782 River Edge 11,531 5.3%
2809 Bellmawr 11,374 1.0%
2815 Haddonfield 11,345 -2.5%
2819 Guttenberg 11,326 4.3%
2828 Beachwood 11,270 8.4%
2830 Ridgefield 11,265 3.9%
2834 Gloucester City 11,244 -1.9%
2849 Westwood 11,155 1.3%
2856 Franklin Lakes 11,096 6.1%
2866 Ocean City 11,041 -28.3%
2870 Pompton Lakes 11,014 3.4%
2905 Little Ferry 10,822 0.2%
2910 Totowa 10,804 9.1%
2983 Pine Hill 10,439 -3.9%
2993 Hillsdale 10,405 3.1%
3019 Bound Brook 10,289 2.1%
3020 Somers Point 10,285 -11.2%
3034 Lincoln Park 10,246 -6.2%
3036 Manville 10,234 -0.2%
3044 Waldwick 10,207 6.1%
3077 Kinnelon 10,043 7.1%
3078 Ventnor City 10,039 -22.1%
3104 Burlington 9,884 1.6%
3111 Woodbury 9,852 -4.3%
3132 East Rutherford 9,764 12.0%
3141 Keansburg 9,719 -9.6%
3149 Maywood 9,694 1.8%
3177 Hackettstown 9,463 4.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 18,460 1,956
2017 18,782 1,918
2016 18,635 1,925
2015 18,690 1,906
2014 18,464 1,911
2013 18,358 1,915
2012 18,219 1,916
2011 18,159 1,904
2010 18,061 1,896
2009 17,445 1,905
2008 17,410 1,887
2007 17,445 1,866
2006 17,506 1,854
2005 17,678 1,820
2004 17,836 1,785
2003 17,886 1,765
2002 17,949 1,750
2001 18,019 1,736
2000 18,099 1,729
1990 17,744 1,536