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The most populous cities in New Jersey!


Hey, don’t push! there are lots of people in these New Jersey towns. Here in Garden State we have some of the most densely populated cities in the country because we have a small state with a lot of people.

New Jersey is ranked # 1 for state population density, only the District of Columbia is denser. Rhode Island comes in second and Massachusetts is third in density.

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Now we all know it’s got a lot of people here in New Jersey, but we’ve got plenty of places we can go to get away from the crowds. This article will focus on the most populous towns in Jersey. Places with the highest population density. These TOP 10 as it is. No wonder two towns in Ocean County are on the most populous list.

The most populous city or “town” is Newark with nearly 312,000 residents, according to the 2020 United States Census. In second position is Jersey City with nearly 293,000 inhabitants. Third is Paterson at almost 160,000. Fourth place goes to Elizabeth with almost 138,000. To complete the TOP 5, there is a town here in Ocean County … Lakewood is 5th with more from 135,000.

By finishing our TOP 10, Edison occupies 6th place with nearly 108,000 inhabitants. Number seven goes to Woodbridge at nearly 104,000. At number eight is another town in Ocean County, Toms River is in 8th place with over 95,000 residents. Number nine is the Township of Hamilton with over 92,000 residents. Finishing our TOP 10 Is our state capital, Trenton is 10th with almost 91,000 inhabitants.

By the way, the most populous city in Monmouth County is Middletown with over 67,000 residents and the most populous city in Burlington County is Evesham with almost 47,000 residents.

So as you can see it gets crowded in Jersey sometimes so no pressure …

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Just saying the names of these towns immediately conjures up images of grand mansions, fancy cars, and fancy restaurants. Read on to see which city in your home state received the title of richest location and which place had the highest median income in the country. Who knows, your hometown might even be on this list.