Latest Data (2016)
Population 84,056
Nationwide Rank 394

Quick Facts

Trenton, New Jersey is the 394th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Trenton, New Jersey is a city.

Trenton, New Jersey is currently 34.3% smaller than it was in 1950, the year of its peak recorded population.

Trenton, New Jersey's growth is extremely below average. 92% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Trenton, New Jersey Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
384 Clifton, New Jersey 85,845 8.5%
385 Alhambra, California 85,474 0.3%
386 Bloomington, Minnesota 85,319 0.2%
387 Palm Coast, Florida 85,109 156.4%
388 Danbury, Connecticut 84,992 13.1%
389 Hoover, Alabama 84,978 34.0%
390 Redwood City, California 84,950 12.5%
391 Bloomington, Indiana 84,465 18.8%
392 Hemet, California 84,281 41.8%
393 Mount Pleasant, South Carolina 84,170 72.2%
394 Trenton, New Jersey 84,056 -1.5%
395 Santa Fe, New Mexico 83,875 32.5%
396 Johns Creek, Georgia 83,873 38.3%
397 Fayetteville, Arkansas 83,826 41.1%
398 Troy, Michigan 83,641 3.2%
399 Mission, Texas 83,563 79.9%
400 Bryan, Texas 83,260 26.2%
401 Lake Forest, California 83,240 9.4%
402 Buena Park, California 83,156 6.5%
403 Largo, Florida 83,065 11.4%
404 Cicero, Illinois 82,992 -2.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Jersey

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
178 Paterson 147,000 -1.5%
214 Elizabeth 128,640 6.4%
384 Clifton 85,845 8.5%
394 Trenton 84,056 -1.5%
469 Camden 74,420 -6.7%
499 Passaic 70,635 4.0%
506 Union City 69,296 3.3%
545 Bayonne 66,238 7.1%
558 East Orange 64,789 -7.1%
611 Vineland 60,525 8.4%
658 New Brunswick 56,910 17.7%
697 Hoboken 54,379 40.4%
709 West New York 53,343 16.0%
724 Perth Amboy 52,499 10.8%
752 Plainfield 50,636 5.8%
841 Sayreville 44,905 10.8%
843 Hackensack 44,756 4.4%
891 Linden 42,457 7.6%
897 Kearny 42,126 4.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 84,056 394
2015 84,225 390
2014 84,034 386
2013 84,349 374
2012 84,477 369
2011 84,526 365
2010 84,913 355
2009 83,242 361
2008 82,960 355
2007 82,536 354
2006 82,933 351
2005 83,631 338
2004 84,524 328
2003 84,640 322
2002 84,915 318
2001 85,247 309
2000 85,407 302
1990 88,549 238
1950 128,009 80
1940 124,697 67
1930 123,356 65
1920 119,289 55
1910 96,815 52
1900 73,307 53
1890 57,458 50
1880 29,910 64
1870 22,874 58
1860 17,228 53