Latest Data (2018)
Population 16,023
Nationwide Rank 2184

Quick Facts

South River, New Jersey is the 2,184th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

South River, New Jersey is a borough.

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

South River, New Jersey's growth is below average. 69% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

South River, New Jersey Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
2174 Sikeston, Missouri 16,108 -5.0%
2175 Albemarle, North Carolina 16,106 0.5%
2176 Harrisburg, North Carolina 16,075 242.3%
2177 Indianola, Iowa 16,071 21.8%
2178 Griffith, Indiana 16,057 -7.1%
2179 Aberdeen, Maryland 16,053 15.3%
2180 Washougal, Washington 16,049 83.5%
2181 Laguna Woods, California 16,046 -8.7%
2182 Humble, Texas 16,041 9.8%
2183 Fremont, Ohio 16,034 -8.7%
2184 South River, New Jersey 16,023 4.1%
2185 Conyers, Georgia 16,021 38.2%
2186 Prospect Heights, Illinois 16,014 -6.0%
2187 Dyer, Indiana 15,987 14.6%
2188 Easthampton Town, Massachusetts 15,987
2189 Douglas, Arizona 15,978 -3.7%
2190 Boulder City, Nevada 15,977 6.2%
2191 Canyon, Texas 15,953 21.6%
2192 River Falls, Wisconsin 15,951 25.7%
2193 Grandville, Michigan 15,948 -2.2%
2194 Addison, Texas 15,945 12.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Jersey

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
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%
3243 Wood-Ridge 9,159 19.8%
3256 Leonia 9,110 2.2%
3301 South Amboy 8,921 12.6%
3335 Park Ridge 8,786 1.0%
3339 Pitman 8,780 -5.8%
3343 Cresskill 8,775 13.0%
3347 Brigantine 8,765 -30.3%
3348 Chatham 8,765 3.7%
3355 Matawan 8,736 -2.2%
3370 Clayton 8,686 21.7%
3377 Audubon 8,659 -5.5%
3396 Montvale 8,600 21.8%
3402 Closter 8,582 2.2%
3434 Absecon 8,442 10.5%
3441 North Haledon 8,418 6.1%
3443 Bogota 8,413 2.0%
3478 Runnemede 8,318 -2.3%
3479 Haledon 8,316 0.6%
3484 Spotswood 8,307 5.1%
3499 Upper Saddle River 8,270 6.7%
3522 Kenilworth 8,220 7.0%
3527 Boonton 8,212 -3.2%
3528 Northfield 8,212 6.2%
3537 Oradell 8,193 1.8%
3568 Bloomingdale 8,072 6.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 16,023 2,184
2017 16,349 2,132
2016 16,295 2,127
2015 16,399 2,103
2014 16,334 2,095
2013 16,236 2,098
2012 16,137 2,094
2011 16,058 2,082
2010 16,008 2,074
2009 15,680 2,086
2008 15,626 2,075
2007 15,576 2,061
2006 15,610 2,039
2005 15,833 1,993
2004 15,808 1,974
2003 15,814 1,956
2002 15,625 1,965
2001 15,600 1,956
2000 15,389 1,968
1990 13,601 1,921