Latest Data (2018)
Population 6,055
Nationwide Rank 4252

Quick Facts

Watchung, New Jersey is the 4,252nd largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Watchung, New Jersey is a borough.

Watchung, New Jersey is currently 5.9% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Watchung, New Jersey is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 78% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Watchung, New Jersey Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
4242 Portland, Indiana 6,085 -4.9%
4243 Franklin, Pennsylvania 6,078 1281.3%
4244 Milan, Michigan 6,076 26.6%
4245 Pass Christian, Mississippi 6,075 -7.7%
4246 Chillicothe, Illinois 6,073 1.6%
4247 Independence, Iowa 6,073 0.1%
4248 Larchmont, New York 6,069 -6.5%
4249 Charles Town, West Virginia 6,064 96.6%
4250 Munford, Tennessee 6,060 22.0%
4251 Mount Healthy, Ohio 6,057 -3.9%
4252 Watchung, New Jersey 6,055 24.3%
4253 Metropolis, Illinois 6,047 -7.9%
4254 Rushville, Indiana 6,046 -8.5%
4255 Childress, Texas 6,045 -10.8%
4256 Pea Ridge, Arkansas 6,045 138.4%
4257 Willard, Ohio 6,044 -11.4%
4258 Raton, New Mexico 6,035 -16.9%
4259 Monticello, Kentucky 6,034 0.8%
4260 Cherryville, North Carolina 6,026 8.9%
4261 East Alton, Illinois 6,025 -11.6%
4262 Alpine, Texas 6,020 0.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Jersey

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
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%
3603 Caldwell 7,970 5.1%
3614 Newton 7,938 -3.8%
3629 West Long Branch 7,909 -4.4%
3641 Raritan 7,875 25.1%
3695 Fanwood 7,704 7.3%
3699 Bernardsville 7,686 4.9%
3712 Butler 7,650 1.5%
3715 Emerson 7,643 6.1%
3728 Glen Ridge 7,598 4.6%
3739 Berlin 7,554 21.2%
3748 Haddon Heights 7,541 0.0%
3830 Dunellen 7,272 6.4%
3833 Midland Park 7,265 4.6%
3869 Palmyra 7,161 0.2%
3907 Keyport 7,053 -7.0%
3913 Milltown 7,034 0.2%
3929 Stratford 6,967 -4.0%
3954 Mountainside 6,892 4.3%
3980 Allendale 6,792 1.2%
3986 Rumson 6,776 -5.3%
4001 Linwood 6,740 -6.1%
4019 Barrington 6,683 -5.5%
4050 North Caldwell 6,618 -10.2%
4104 Wharton 6,457 2.6%
4107 Washington 6,452 -3.8%
4144 Rockaway 6,363 -1.6%
4204 Carlstadt 6,191 4.5%
4252 Watchung 6,055 24.3%
4279 Margate City 5,959 -27.3%
4284 Jamesburg 5,951 -1.8%
4286 Old Tappan 5,946 8.0%
4299 Morris Plains 5,912 5.1%
4313 Paulsboro 5,882 -4.4%
4317 Mount Arlington 5,877 24.7%
4327 Woodcliff Lake 5,862 1.8%
4328 Prospect Park 5,859 1.3%
4334 Roseland 5,851 10.5%
4337 Manasquan 5,846 -7.6%
4344 Norwood 5,831 0.1%
4352 Fair Haven 5,820 -2.2%
4355 Little Silver 5,813 -6.0%
4381 Oceanport 5,751 -1.2%
4437 Belmar 5,587 -7.8%
4491 Union Beach 5,485 -17.7%
4499 Somerdale 5,473 5.5%
4540 Englewood Cliffs 5,385 0.8%
4571 Hightstown 5,315 1.7%
4729 Wildwood 4,998 -7.8%
4762 Clementon 4,945 -0.6%
4770 Demarest 4,933 1.7%
4776 Northvale 4,923 10.2%
4788 Mendham 4,910 -3.8%
4866 Penns Grove 4,784 -1.8%
4875 Highlands 4,769 -6.3%
4879 Harrington Park 4,762 0.4%
4889 Salem 4,747 -18.7%
4891 Franklin 4,738 -8.2%
4924 Brielle 4,691 -4.4%
4944 Neptune City 4,645 -11.3%
4969 Mount Ephraim 4,597 2.4%
4974 Flemington 4,589 9.1%
4989 South Bound Brook 4,572 2.6%
4995 Spring Lake Heights 4,555 -13.1%
5004 Point Pleasant Beach 4,542 -14.5%
5124 Garwood 4,365 5.0%
5136 Buena 4,347 12.4%
5163 Atlantic Highlands 4,316 -8.5%
5186 Mountain Lakes 4,276 0.3%
5188 Magnolia 4,275 -2.6%
5244 Riverdale 4,190 67.4%
5249 Bradley Beach 4,174 -13.1%
5258 Westville 4,163 -7.3%
5302 Ho-Ho-Kus 4,107 1.0%
5305 Egg Harbor City 4,104 -9.5%
5318 Shrewsbury 4,085 13.4%
5408 Oaklyn 3,963 -5.1%
5422 Medford Lakes 3,947 -5.5%
5529 Bordentown 3,801 -4.1%
5532 Lambertville 3,797 -1.9%
5541 North Wildwood 3,792 -23.0%
5551 South Toms River 3,777 3.9%
5588 Merchantville 3,713 -2.2%
5801 High Bridge 3,450 -8.8%
5804 Cape May 3,448 -14.3%
5810 Woodstown 3,447 9.7%
5824 Haworth 3,430 1.1%
5859 Tuckerton 3,375 -4.0%
5916 Stanhope 3,314 -7.5%
6001 Monmouth Beach 3,228 -10.4%
6031 Saddle River 3,197 -2.0%
6055 Netcong 3,173 -1.8%
6117 Hamburg 3,124 -0.7%
6165 Wildwood Crest 3,074 -22.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 6,055 4,252
2017 5,985 4,264
2016 5,949 4,270
2015 5,916 4,277
2014 5,863 4,289
2013 5,865 4,275
2012 5,836 4,268
2011 5,822 4,260
2010 5,801 4,248
2009 6,512 3,909
2008 6,472 3,907
2007 6,450 3,896
2006 5,895 4,117
2005 5,868 4,093
2004 5,816 4,096
2003 5,805 4,082
2002 5,104 4,388
2001 4,892 4,480
2000 4,870 4,471
1990 6,433 3,430