Latest Data (2018)
Population 24,131
Nationwide Rank 1573

Quick Facts

South Plainfield, New Jersey is the 1,573rd largest city in the United States as of 2018.

South Plainfield, New Jersey is a borough.

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

South Plainfield, New Jersey's growth is about average. 52% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

South Plainfield, New Jersey Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1563 San Benito, Texas 24,385 0.6%
1564 Loma Linda, California 24,382 26.5%
1565 Inkster, Michigan 24,381 -19.0%
1566 Dinuba, California 24,316 36.1%
1567 Marysville, Ohio 24,267 49.4%
1568 Elmwood Park, Illinois 24,263 -4.3%
1569 Ridgeland, Mississippi 24,188 18.9%
1570 Peekskill, New York 24,173 7.2%
1571 Brandon, Mississippi 24,156 36.4%
1572 Pooler, Georgia 24,132 252.2%
1573 South Plainfield, New Jersey 24,131 10.3%
1574 Seal Beach, California 24,119 -0.2%
1575 Sugar Hill, Georgia 24,112 105.5%
1576 Fort Dodge, Iowa 24,098 -8.3%
1577 Hialeah Gardens, Florida 24,043 24.4%
1578 Auburn Hills, Michigan 24,042 19.3%
1579 Ponca City, Oklahoma 24,033 -7.4%
1580 Moses Lake, Washington 24,009 55.4%
1581 Barstow, California 23,972 6.0%
1582 Calabasas, California 23,954 15.8%
1583 Kalispell, Montana 23,938 57.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Jersey

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
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%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 24,131 1,573
2017 24,435 1,543
2016 24,221 1,545
2015 24,290 1,532
2014 23,960 1,542
2013 23,784 1,539
2012 23,669 1,532
2011 23,523 1,524
2010 23,385 1,525
2009 22,626 1,543
2008 22,516 1,541
2007 22,442 1,534
2006 22,472 1,504
2005 22,724 1,467
2004 22,712 1,454
2003 22,618 1,453
2002 22,585 1,447
2001 21,975 1,466
2000 21,860 1,459
1990 20,589 1,335