Total Population: 1980-1990

New Jersey Municipalities with 35,000 Persons or more

(Ranked by population size in 1990)


                                                   Total Population                    Change:  1980-1990
                                                                                                   Annual
                                               Census        Census                                Growth
Municipality              County               4/1/80        4/1/90          Number     Percent    Rate (%)

Newark City               Essex County          329,248     275,221           (54,027)     -16.4%     -1.78%
Jersey City               Hudson County         223,532     228,537             5,005        2.2%      0.22%
Paterson City             Passaic County        137,970     140,891             2,921        2.1%      0.21%
Elizabeth City            Union County          106,201     110,002             3,801        3.6%      0.35%
Woodbridge Twp.           Middlesex County       90,074      93,086             3,012        3.3%      0.33%

Edison Twp.               Middlesex County       70,193      88,680            18,487       26.3%      2.37%
Trenton City              Mercer County          92,124      88,675            (3,449)      -3.7%     -0.38%
Camden City               Camden County          84,910      87,492             2,582        3.0%      0.30%
Hamilton Twp.             Mercer County          82,801      86,553             3,752        4.5%      0.44%
Dover Twp.                Ocean County           64,455      76,371            11,916       18.5%      1.71%

East Orange City          Essex County           77,878      73,552            (4,326)      -5.6%     -0.57%
Clifton City              Passaic County         74,388      71,742            (2,646)      -3.6%     -0.36%
Cherry Hill Twp.          Camden County          68,785      69,348               563        0.8%      0.08%
Middletown Twp.           Monmouth County        62,574      68,183             5,609        9.0%      0.86%
Brick Twp.                Ocean County           53,629      66,473            12,844       23.9%      2.17%

Bayonne City              Hudson County          65,047      61,444            (3,603)      -5.5%     -0.57%
Irvington Twp.            Essex County           61,493      61,018              (475)      -0.8%     -0.08%
Passaic City              Passaic County         52,463      58,041             5,578       10.6%      1.02%
Union City                Hudson County          55,593      58,012             2,419        4.4%      0.43%
Old Bridge Twp.           Middlesex County       51,515      56,475             4,960        9.6%      0.92%

Vineland City             Cumberland County      53,753      54,780             1,027        1.9%      0.19%
Gloucester Twp.           Camden County          45,156      53,797             8,641       19.1%      1.77%
Union Twp.                Union County           50,184      50,024              (160)      -0.3%     -0.03%
Parsippany-Troy Hills Twp.Morris County          49,868      48,478            (1,390)      -2.8%     -0.28%
North Bergen Twp.         Hudson County          47,019      48,414             1,395        3.0%      0.29%

Piscataway Twp.           Middlesex County       42,223      47,089             4,866       11.5%      1.10%
Wayne Twp.                Passaic County         46,474      47,025               551        1.2%      0.12%
Plainfield City           Union County           45,555      46,567             1,012        2.2%      0.22%
Bloomfield Twp.           Essex County           47,792      45,061            (2,731)      -5.7%     -0.59%
Lakewood Twp.             Ocean County           38,464      45,048             6,584       17.1%      1.59%

East Brunswick Twp.       Middlesex County       37,711      43,548             5,837       15.5%      1.45%
Franklin Twp.             Somerset County        31,358      42,780            11,422       36.4%      3.15%
Perth Amboy City          Middlesex County       38,951      41,967             3,016        7.7%      0.75%
Washington Twp.           Gloucester County      27,878      41,960            14,082       50.5%      4.17%
New Brunswick City        Middlesex County       41,442      41,711               269        0.6%      0.06%

West Orange Twp.          Essex County           39,510      39,103              (407)      -1.0%     -0.10%
Howell Twp.               Monmouth County        25,065      38,987            13,922       55.5%      4.52%
West New York Town        Hudson County          39,194      38,125            (1,069)      -2.7%     -0.28%
Atlantic City             Atlantic County        40,199      37,986            (2,213)      -5.5%     -0.56%
Teaneck Twp.              Bergen County          39,007      37,825            (1,182)      -3.0%     -0.31%

Montclair Twp.            Essex County           38,321      37,729              (592)      -1.5%     -0.16%
Berkeley Twp.             Ocean County           23,151      37,319            14,168       61.2%      4.89%
Hackensack City           Bergen County          36,039      37,049             1,010        2.8%      0.28%
Linden City               Union County           37,836      36,701            (1,135)      -3.0%     -0.30%
Willingboro Twp.          Burlington County      39,912      36,291            (3,621)      -9.1%     -0.95%

Manchester Twp.           Ocean County           27,987      35,976             7,989       28.5%      2.54%
Evesham Twp.              Burlington County      21,508      35,309            13,801       64.2%      5.08%



White Population: 1980-1990

New Jersey Municipalities with 35,000 Persons or more

(Ranked by population size in 1990)


                                                   White Population                    Change:  1980-1990
                                                                                                   Annual
                                               Census      Census                                  Growth
Municipality              County               4/1/80      4/1/90            Number     Percent    Rate (%)

Newark City               Essex County          101,417      78,771           (22,646)     -22.3%     -2.50%
Jersey City               Hudson County         127,699     110,263           (17,436)     -13.7%     -1.46%
Paterson City             Passaic County         70,203      57,977           (12,226)     -17.4%     -1.90%
Elizabeth City            Union County           78,190      72,098            (6,092)      -7.8%     -0.81%
Woodbridge Twp.           Middlesex County       85,334      80,618            (4,716)      -5.5%     -0.57%

Edison Twp.               Middlesex County       65,287      70,492             5,205        8.0%      0.77%
Trenton City              Mercer County          45,087      37,392            (7,695)     -17.1%     -1.85%
Camden City               Camden County          25,739      16,620            (9,119)     -35.4%     -4.28%
Hamilton Twp.             Mercer County          78,619      79,594               975        1.2%      0.12%
Dover Twp.                Ocean County           63,488      74,154            10,666       16.8%      1.57%

East Orange City          Essex County           11,065       5,301            (5,764)     -52.1%     -7.09%
Clifton City              Passaic County         72,670      66,546            (6,124)      -8.4%     -0.88%
Cherry Hill Twp.          Camden County          64,530      62,265            (2,265)      -3.5%     -0.36%
Middletown Twp.           Monmouth County        60,920      64,744             3,824        6.3%      0.61%
Brick Twp.                Ocean County           53,092      65,015            11,923       22.5%      2.05%

Bayonne City              Hudson County          60,892      55,571            (5,321)      -8.7%     -0.91%
Irvington Twp.            Essex County           34,268      13,687           (20,581)     -60.1%     -8.77%
Passaic City              Passaic County         32,210      26,304            (5,906)     -18.3%     -2.01%
Union City                Hudson County          46,260      43,323            (2,937)      -6.3%     -0.65%
Old Bridge Twp.           Middlesex County       48,807      50,511             1,704        3.5%      0.34%

Vineland City             Cumberland County      42,699      39,995            (2,704)      -6.3%     -0.65%
Gloucester Twp.           Camden County          42,458      49,071             6,613       15.6%      1.46%
Union Twp.                Union County           45,229      43,277            (1,952)      -4.3%     -0.44%
Parsippany-Troy Hills Twp.Morris County          46,680      41,252            (5,428)     -11.6%     -1.23%
North Bergen Twp.         Hudson County          43,914      40,751            (3,163)      -7.2%     -0.74%

Piscataway Twp.           Middlesex County       33,135      31,055            (2,080)      -6.3%     -0.65%
Wayne Twp.                Passaic County         45,353      44,675              (678)      -1.5%     -0.15%
Plainfield City           Union County           16,219      12,338            (3,881)     -23.9%     -2.70%
Bloomfield Twp.           Essex County           45,079      40,130            (4,949)     -11.0%     -1.16%
Lakewood Twp.             Ocean County           31,327      35,937             4,610       14.7%      1.38%

East Brunswick Twp.       Middlesex County       35,865      38,382             2,517        7.0%      0.68%
Franklin Twp.             Somerset County        23,302      29,885             6,583       28.3%      2.52%
Perth Amboy City          Middlesex County       28,670      25,105            (3,565)     -12.4%     -1.32%
Washington Twp.           Gloucester County      26,612      38,828            12,216       45.9%      3.85%
New Brunswick City        Middlesex County       26,145      23,929            (2,216)      -8.5%     -0.88%

West Orange Twp.          Essex County           37,400      34,269            (3,131)      -8.4%     -0.87%
Howell Twp.               Monmouth County        23,700      36,036            12,336       52.1%      4.28%
West New York Town        Hudson County          32,302      29,249            (3,053)      -9.5%     -0.99%
Atlantic City             Atlantic County        18,614      13,466            (5,148)     -27.7%     -3.19%
Teaneck Twp.              Bergen County          27,826      25,194            (2,632)      -9.5%     -0.99%

Montclair Twp.            Essex County           26,358      24,713            (1,645)      -6.2%     -0.64%
Berkeley Twp.             Ocean County           22,543      36,742            14,199       63.0%      5.01%
Hackensack City           Bergen County          26,730      24,585            (2,145)      -8.0%     -0.83%
Linden City               Union County           30,932      28,173            (2,759)      -8.9%     -0.93%
Willingboro Twp.          Burlington County      23,400      14,401            (8,999)     -38.5%     -4.74%

Manchester Twp.           Ocean County           26,692      34,460             7,768       29.1%      2.59%
Evesham Twp.              Burlington County      20,651      33,033            12,382       60.0%      4.81%


Black Population: 1980-1990 

New Jersey Municipalities with 35,000 Persons or more

(Ranked by population size in 1990)


                                                   Black Population                    Change:  1980-1990
                                                                                                   Annual
                                               Census      Census                                  Growth
Municipality              County               4/1/80      4/1/90            Number     Percent    Rate (%)

Newark City               Essex County          191,745     160,885           (30,860)     -16.1%     -1.74%
Jersey City               Hudson County          61,954      67,864             5,910        9.5%      0.92%
Paterson City             Passaic County         47,091      50,729             3,638        7.7%      0.75%
Elizabeth City            Union County           19,289      21,833             2,544       13.2%      1.25%
Woodbridge Twp.           Middlesex County        2,948       6,018             3,070      104.1%      7.40%

Edison Twp.               Middlesex County        2,133       4,935             2,802      131.4%      8.75%
Trenton City              Mercer County          41,860      43,689             1,829        4.4%      0.43%
Camden City               Camden County          45,008      49,362             4,354        9.7%      0.93%
Hamilton Twp.             Mercer County           3,030       4,413             1,383       45.6%      3.83%
Dover Twp.                Ocean County              279         646               367      131.5%      8.76%

East Orange City          Essex County           64,626      66,157             1,531        2.4%      0.23%
Clifton City              Passaic County            360       1,005               645      179.2%     10.81%
Cherry Hill Twp.          Camden County           1,649       2,243               594       36.0%      3.12%
Middletown Twp.           Monmouth County           840       1,293               453       53.9%      4.41%
Brick Twp.                Ocean County              121         419               298      246.3%     13.23%

Bayonne City              Hudson County           2,677       2,895               218        8.1%      0.79%
Irvington Twp.            Essex County           23,397      42,760            19,363       82.8%      6.22%
Passaic City              Passaic County         10,369      11,955             1,586       15.3%      1.43%
Union City                Hudson County           1,526       2,965             1,439       94.3%      6.87%
Old Bridge Twp.           Middlesex County        1,086       1,894               808       74.4%      5.72%

Vineland City             Cumberland County       4,768       6,287             1,519       31.9%      2.80%
Gloucester Twp.           Camden County           1,968       3,304             1,336       67.9%      5.32%
Union Twp.                Union County            4,297       4,694               397        9.2%      0.89%
Parsippany-Troy Hills Twp.Morris County           1,082       1,743               661       61.1%      4.88%
North Bergen Twp.         Hudson County             360       1,014               654      181.7%     10.91%

Piscataway Twp.           Middlesex County        6,162       8,296             2,134       34.6%      3.02%
Wayne Twp.                Passaic County            243         499               256      105.3%      7.46%
Plainfield City           Union County           27,420      30,573             3,153       11.5%      1.09%
Bloomfield Twp.           Essex County            1,258       1,937               679       54.0%      4.41%
Lakewood Twp.             Ocean County            5,406       6,356               950       17.6%      1.63%

East Brunswick Twp.       Middlesex County          437         969               532      121.7%      8.29%
Franklin Twp.             Somerset County         7,028       9,135             2,107       30.0%      2.66%
Perth Amboy City          Middlesex County        3,343       4,935             1,592       47.6%      3.97%
Washington Twp.           Gloucester County         754       1,555               801      106.2%      7.51%
New Brunswick City        Middlesex County       11,811      12,337               526        4.5%      0.44%

West Orange Twp.          Essex County              967       2,240             1,273      131.6%      8.76%
Howell Twp.               Monmouth County           752       1,195               443       58.9%      4.74%
West New York Town        Hudson County             922       1,524               602       65.3%      5.15%
Atlantic City             Atlantic County        20,029      19,491              (538)      -2.7%     -0.27%
Teaneck Twp.              Bergen County           9,184       9,895               711        7.7%      0.75%

Montclair Twp.            Essex County           11,057      11,697               640        5.8%      0.56%
Berkeley Twp.             Ocean County              535         388              (147)     -27.5%     -3.16%
Hackensack City           Bergen County           7,497       7,093              (404)      -5.4%     -0.55%
Linden City               Union County            6,247       7,344             1,097       17.6%      1.63%
Willingboro Twp.          Burlington County      15,102      20,350             5,248       34.8%      3.03%

Manchester Twp.           Ocean County            1,042       1,176               134       12.9%      1.22%
Evesham Twp.              Burlington County         427       1,004               577      135.1%      8.93%


All "Other" Races Population*: 1980-1990 

New Jersey Municipalities with 35,000 Persons or more

(Ranked by population size in 1990)


                                           All "Other" Races Population*               Change:  1980-1990
                                                                                                   Annual
                                               Census      Census                                  Growth
Municipality              County               4/1/80      4/1/90            Number     Percent    Rate (%)

Newark City               Essex County           36,086      35,565              (521)      -1.4%     -0.15%
Jersey City               Hudson County          33,879      50,410            16,531       48.8%      4.05%
Paterson City             Passaic County         20,676      32,185            11,509       55.7%      4.52%
Elizabeth City            Union County            8,722      16,071             7,349       84.3%      6.30%
Woodbridge Twp.           Middlesex County        1,792       6,450             4,658      259.9%     13.66%

Edison Twp.               Middlesex County        2,773      13,253            10,480      377.9%     16.93%
Trenton City              Mercer County           5,177       7,594             2,417       46.7%      3.91%
Camden City               Camden County          14,163      21,510             7,347       51.9%      4.27%
Hamilton Twp.             Mercer County           1,152       2,546             1,394      121.0%      8.25%
Dover Twp.                Ocean County              688       1,571               883      128.3%      8.61%

East Orange City          Essex County            1,999       2,094                95        4.8%      0.47%
Clifton City              Passaic County          1,358       4,191             2,833      208.6%     11.93%
Cherry Hill Twp.          Camden County           2,606       4,840             2,234       85.7%      6.39%
Middletown Twp.           Monmouth County           814       2,146             1,332      163.6%     10.18%
Brick Twp.                Ocean County              416       1,039               623      149.8%      9.59%

Bayonne City              Hudson County           1,478       2,978             1,500      101.5%      7.26%
Irvington Twp.            Essex County            3,828       4,571               743       19.4%      1.79%
Passaic City              Passaic County          9,884      19,782             9,898      100.1%      7.18%
Union City                Hudson County           7,807      11,724             3,917       50.2%      4.15%
Old Bridge Twp.           Middlesex County        1,622       4,070             2,448      150.9%      9.64%

Vineland City             Cumberland County       6,286       8,498             2,212       35.2%      3.06%
Gloucester Twp.           Camden County             730       1,422               692       94.8%      6.90%
Union Twp.                Union County              658       2,053             1,395      212.0%     12.05%
Parsippany-Troy Hills Twp.Morris County           2,106       5,483             3,377      160.4%     10.04%
North Bergen Twp.         Hudson County           2,745       6,649             3,904      142.2%      9.25%

Piscataway Twp.           Middlesex County        2,926       7,738             4,812      164.5%     10.21%                                                                             878
Wayne Twp.                Passaic County            878       1,851               973      110.8%      7.74%                                                                           1,916
Plainfield City           Union County            1,916       3,656             1,740       90.8%      6.67%                                                                             730
Bloomfield Twp.           Essex County            1,455       2,994             1,539      105.8%      7.48%                                                                           6,406
Lakewood Twp.             Ocean County            1,731       2,755             1,024       59.2%      4.76%                                                                           2,926

East Brunswick Twp.       Middlesex County        1,409       4,197             2,788      197.9%     11.53%                                                                           3,486
Franklin Twp.             Somerset County         1,028       3,760             2,732      265.8%     13.85%                                                                           1,556
Perth Amboy City          Middlesex County        6,938      11,927             4,989       71.9%      5.57%                                                                           1,410
Washington Twp.           Gloucester County         512       1,577             1,065      208.0%     11.91%                                                                           1,143
New Brunswick City        Middlesex County        3,486       5,445             1,959       56.2%      4.56%                                                                           5,970

West Orange Twp.          Essex County            1,143       2,594             1,451      126.9%      8.54%                                                                           1,997
Howell Twp.               Monmouth County           613       1,756             1,143      186.5%     11.10%                                                                           6,938
West New York Town        Hudson County           5,970       7,352             1,382       23.1%      2.10%                                                                           1,731
Atlantic City             Atlantic County         1,556       5,029             3,473      223.2%     12.45%                                                                             906
Teaneck Twp.              Bergen County           1,997       2,736               739       37.0%      3.20%                                                                             657

Montclair Twp.            Essex County              906       1,319               413       45.6%      3.83%                                                                           1,409
Berkeley Twp.             Ocean County               73         189               116      158.9%      9.98%                                                                           1,812
Hackensack City           Bergen County           1,812       3,288             1,476       81.5%      6.14%                                                                           1,289
Linden City               Union County              657       1,184               527       80.2%      6.07%                                                                             681
Willingboro Twp.          Burlington County       1,410       1,540               130        9.2%      0.89%                                                                           1,028

Manchester Twp.           Ocean County              253         340                87       34.4%      3.00%                                                                             360
Evesham Twp.              Burlington County         430       1,272               842      195.8%     11.46%                                                                             253
                                                                                                                                                                                         512
                                                                                                                                                                                         613
      *  Population other than white or black.

Hispanic Population*: 1980-1990

New Jersey Municipalities with 35,000 Persons or more

(Ranked by population size in 1990)


                                                  Hispanic Population*                 Change:  1980-1990
                                                                                                   Annual
                                               Census      Census                                  Growth
Municipality              County               4/1/80      4/1/90            Number     Percent    Rate (%)

Newark City               Essex County           61,254      71,761            10,507       17.2%      1.60%
Jersey City               Hudson County          41,672      55,395            13,723       32.9%      2.89%
Paterson City             Passaic County         39,650      57,711            18,061       45.6%      3.82%
Elizabeth City            Union County           28,305      43,050            14,745       52.1%      4.28%
Woodbridge Twp.           Middlesex County        2,426       5,180             2,754      113.5%      7.88%

Edison Twp.               Middlesex County        1,697       3,839             2,142      126.2%      8.51%
Trenton City              Mercer County           7,360      12,530             5,170       70.2%      5.46%
Camden City               Camden County          16,308      27,273            10,965       67.2%      5.28%
Hamilton Twp.             Mercer County             927       2,006             1,079      116.4%      8.03%
Dover Twp.                Ocean County              986       1,944               958       97.2%      7.02%

East Orange City          Essex County            1,793       2,981             1,188       66.3%      5.22%
Clifton City              Passaic County          1,542       4,877             3,335      216.3%     12.20%
Cherry Hill Twp.          Camden County             800       1,380               580       72.5%      5.60%
Middletown Twp.           Monmouth County         1,052       1,850               798       75.9%      5.81%
Brick Twp.                Ocean County              771       1,715               944      122.4%      8.32%

Bayonne City              Hudson County           3,648       5,839             2,191       60.1%      4.82%
Irvington Twp.            Essex County            5,181       6,455             1,274       24.6%      2.22%
Passaic City              Passaic County         17,933      29,028            11,095       61.9%      4.93%
Union City                Hudson County          35,525      43,869             8,344       23.5%      2.13%
Old Bridge Twp.           Middlesex County        1,630       2,829             1,199       73.6%      5.67%

Vineland City             Cumberland County       9,804      12,926             3,122       31.8%      2.80%
Gloucester Twp.           Camden County             433         790               357       82.4%      6.20%
Union Twp.                Union County              876       2,239             1,363      155.6%      9.84%
Parsippany-Troy Hills Twp.Morris County           1,065       2,014               949       89.1%      6.58%
North Bergen Twp.         Hudson County           9,472      19,937            10,465      110.5%      7.73%

Piscataway Twp.           Middlesex County        1,317       2,780             1,463      111.1%      7.76%
Wayne Twp.                Passaic County            710       1,447               737      103.8%      7.38%
Plainfield City           Union County            3,291       6,996             3,705      112.6%      7.83%
Bloomfield Twp.           Essex County            1,049       2,311             1,262      120.3%      8.22%
Lakewood Twp.             Ocean County            3,252       4,650             1,398       43.0%      3.64%

East Brunswick Twp.       Middlesex County          645       1,246               601       93.2%      6.81%
Franklin Twp.             Somerset County           706       1,913             1,207      171.0%     10.48%
Perth Amboy City          Middlesex County       15,841      23,310             7,469       47.1%      3.94%
Washington Twp.           Gloucester County         285         600               315      110.5%      7.73%
New Brunswick City        Middlesex County        4,883       8,063             3,180       65.1%      5.14%

West Orange Twp.          Essex county              591       1,728             1,137      192.4%     11.33%
Howell Twp.               Monmouth County           764       1,678               914      119.6%      8.19%
West New York Town        Hudson County          24,735      27,930             3,195       12.9%      1.22%
Atlantic City             Atlantic County         2,323       5,813             3,490      150.2%      9.61%
Teaneck Twp.              Bergen County           1,888       2,373               485       25.7%      2.31%

Montclair Twp.            Essex County              811       1,249               438       54.0%      4.41%
Berkeley Twp.             Ocean County              288         561               273       94.8%      6.89%
Hackensack City           Bergen County           3,741       5,594             1,853       49.5%      4.11%
Linden City               Union County            1,411       2,700             1,289       91.4%      6.70%
Willingboro Twp.          Burlington County       1,321       1,922               601       45.5%      3.82%

Manchester Twp.           Ocean County              405         708               303       74.8%      5.74%
Evesham Twp.              Burlington County         205         476               271      132.2%      8.79%


Notes: 1. The 1990 population counts are subject to possible corrections for undercount or overcount.
              The United States Department of Commerce is considering whether to correct these counts
              and will publish corrected counts, if any, not later than July 15, 1991.
          2. There was an upward revision of 188 persons in East Orange City after the 1980 Census.
              This revision was not distributed by race.  Therefore, it is not reflected in the race tables.
      *  Hispanic origin is an ethnicity, not a race.  Persons of Hispanic origin, therefore, can be of any 
Source: 1980 and 1990 Censuses of Population and Housing
Prepared by: New Jersey State Data Center
                   New Jersey Department of Labor
                   January 24, 1991