These are the 10 largest cities in New Jersey by population

Top ten cities in NJ by population

City Population
#1Newark278,750
#2Jersey City255,861
#3Paterson146,341
#4Elizabeth126,964
#5Toms River89,459
#6Clifton85,138
#7Trenton84,459
#8Camden77,294
#9Passaic70,651
#10Union City68,001

New Jersey real estate rankings: New Jersey with a total population of 8,874,374 ranks 11th in US homes for sale average price, 5th in homes over $1,000.000. NJ also ranks as 6th for homes with more than 4 bedrooms.