Latest Data (2017)
Population 16,349
Nationwide Rank 2132

Quick Facts

South River, New Jersey is the 2,132nd largest city in the United States as of 2017.

South River, New Jersey is a borough.

South River, New Jersey is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 South River had its largest population ever.

South River, New Jersey's growth is about average. 58% 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
2000-2017
2122 Westchester, Illinois 16,461 -2.0%
2123 Riverdale, Georgia 16,439 30.6%
2124 Menomonie, Wisconsin 16,429 9.6%
2125 Gainesville, Texas 16,419 5.1%
2126 Calhoun, Georgia 16,414 52.0%
2127 Red Wing, Minnesota 16,412 1.8%
2128 Sunnyside, Washington 16,407 15.4%
2129 Beckley, West Virginia 16,404 -5.1%
2130 Beaver Dam, Wisconsin 16,369 6.9%
2131 Streetsboro, Ohio 16,365 32.5%
2132 South River, New Jersey 16,349 6.2%
2133 Bridgeview, Illinois 16,335 6.4%
2134 Opelousas, Louisiana 16,323 -28.3%
2135 Center Point, Alabama 16,313 2.5%
2136 Mount Clemens, Michigan 16,312 -5.8%
2137 North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 16,310 44.0%
2138 Dallas, Oregon 16,301 29.8%
2139 Morton, Illinois 16,301 5.4%
2140 Uvalde, Texas 16,298 2.5%
2141 Coos Bay, Oregon 16,295 6.2%
2142 Republic, Missouri 16,294 81.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Jersey

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1182 Garfield 32,393 8.7%
1197 Princeton 31,822 134.7%
1237 Long Branch 30,762 -2.1%
1252 Westfield 30,433 2.5%
1262 Rahway 30,131 13.5%
1300 Englewood 29,112 11.1%
1345 Bergenfield 27,927 6.4%
1346 Millville 27,918 4.0%
1388 Paramus 27,032 4.9%
1459 Ridgewood 25,692 3.0%
1494 Cliffside Park 25,142 9.3%
1507 Lodi 24,961 4.1%
1539 Bridgeton 24,505 7.7%
1543 South Plainfield 24,435 11.7%
1566 Carteret 24,084 15.5%
1663 Summit 22,323 5.6%
1678 North Plainfield 22,060 1.4%
1682 Roselle 21,976 3.1%
1745 Palisades Park 20,988 22.3%
1765 Pleasantville 20,732 9.1%
1791 Elmwood Park 20,429 7.9%
1808 Secaucus 20,215 26.9%
1819 Glassboro 20,011 4.9%
1891 Hawthorne 19,101 4.8%
1898 Morristown 19,037 3.8%
1918 Rutherford 18,782 3.7%
1931 Point Pleasant 18,651 -3.4%
1968 Dover 18,232 0.3%
1986 Dumont 17,998 2.8%
2003 Tinton Falls 17,789 6.3%
2018 Harrison 17,643 22.3%
2036 Lindenwold 17,471 0.4%
2075 New Milford 16,868 2.9%
2132 South River 16,349 6.2%
2169 Madison 16,033 3.7%
2173 North Arlington 16,009 5.4%
2195 Asbury Park 15,767 -7.1%
2253 Ramsey 15,242 6.0%
2283 Tenafly 14,900 7.8%
2320 Fairview 14,537 9.5%
2327 Phillipsburg 14,459 -4.6%
2336 Hammonton 14,369 13.8%
2340 Metuchen 14,349 11.3%
2342 Hopatcong 14,298 -10.0%
2356 Highland Park 14,164 1.0%
2371 Collingswood 14,027 -1.9%
2399 Middlesex 13,867 0.9%
2405 Roselle Park 13,821 4.0%
2476 New Providence 13,308 11.7%
2488 Oakland 13,224 5.3%
2499 Ridgefield Park 13,154 2.2%
2551 Woodland Park 12,834 16.6%
2612 Ringwood 12,454 0.3%
2618 Somerville 12,418 0.7%
2626 Eatontown 12,376 -11.8%
2629 Edgewater 12,368 55.2%
2641 Hasbrouck Heights 12,277 5.3%
2662 Red Bank 12,150 2.3%
2678 Glen Rock 12,045 4.3%
2690 Wanaque 11,994 16.7%
2705 Freehold 11,894 8.0%
2723 Wallington 11,781 1.7%
2725 Florham Park 11,765 9.9%
2736 River Edge 11,724 7.1%
2743 Guttenberg 11,695 7.7%
2774 Bellmawr 11,489 2.0%
2784 Haddonfield 11,435 -1.7%
2785 Ridgefield 11,435 5.4%
2801 Gloucester City 11,342 -1.0%
2803 Westwood 11,326 2.9%
2815 Franklin Lakes 11,255 7.6%
2816 Beachwood 11,248 8.2%
2827 Ocean City 11,206 -27.2%
2828 Pompton Lakes 11,206 5.2%
2862 Little Ferry 11,000 1.8%
2887 Totowa 10,817 9.2%
2935 Hillsdale 10,581 4.8%
2946 Pine Hill 10,536 -3.0%
2955 Somers Point 10,480 -9.6%
2959 Bound Brook 10,468 3.9%
2960 Lincoln Park 10,468 -4.1%
2972 Manville 10,414 1.4%
3017 Ventnor City 10,239 -20.5%
3024 Kinnelon 10,213 8.9%
3048 Waldwick 10,092 4.9%
3076 East Rutherford 9,928 13.9%
3079 Woodbury 9,919 -3.6%
3097 Maywood 9,860 3.5%
3103 Burlington 9,832 1.0%
3110 Keansburg 9,806 -8.8%
3154 Hackettstown 9,554 5.6%
3208 Leonia 9,262 3.9%
3259 Wood-Ridge 9,018 18.0%
3275 Brigantine 8,963 -28.7%
3279 Park Ridge 8,944 2.9%
3281 Cresskill 8,935 15.1%
3283 Chatham 8,928 5.6%
3302 Matawan 8,869 -0.7%
3307 South Amboy 8,857 11.8%
3308 Pitman 8,846 -5.0%
3331 Closter 8,766 4.4%
3345 Audubon 8,733 -4.7%
3349 Montvale 8,724 23.6%
3366 Clayton 8,676 21.5%
3386 North Haledon 8,570 8.0%
3387 Bogota 8,567 3.9%
3416 Haledon 8,463 2.4%
3419 Spotswood 8,456 7.0%
3430 Upper Saddle River 8,415 8.6%
3438 Runnemede 8,390 -1.5%
3448 Northfield 8,360 8.1%
3453 Boonton 8,354 -1.5%
3471 Oradell 8,314 3.3%
3472 Kenilworth 8,312 8.2%
3483 Absecon 8,283 8.4%
3497 Bloomingdale 8,242 8.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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