Rutherford Bergen County, New Jersey

Rutherford: Borough in New Jersey, United States


Rutherford is a city located in the county of Bergen in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 18,061 and a population density of 2,410 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 18,209 inhabitants.

The city was created 141 years ago in 1881.

Rutherford Quick Facts

Population : 18,209 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Bergen County
Different from : East Rutherford
Postal code : 07070
Phone Area Codes : 201
Area : 7.49 km2
Altitude : 66 feet / 20 meters
Establishment : September 09, 1881 (141 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 18:40:05 (24th September 2022)
Density : 2,430 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.81% (2010-2020)
Rutherford locator map
Location of Rutherford on New Jersey map.
Rutherford  New Jersey '2010' image
Rutherford New Jersey '2010'
Rutherford  New Jersey '2010' image


Rutherford is located at 40°49'35"N 74°6'25"W (40.8264900, -74.1068100). It has 5 neighbors: Clifton, Deal, East Rutherford, Passaic and Secaucus.

Rutherford map

Rutherford has 5 neighbours.

  • Clifton city in Passaic County, New Jersey
  • Deal township of New Jersey
  • East Rutherford town in Bergen County, New Jersey, USA
  • Passaic city in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States
  • Secaucus town in New Jersey in eastern USA


The population of Rutherford increased by 0.81% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 18,061 - census
2011 18,181 0.66% estimation process
2012 18,224 0.24% estimation process
2013 18,284 0.33% estimation process
2014 18,312 0.15% estimation process
2015 18,451 0.75% estimation process
2016 18,417 -0.18% estimation process
2017 18,468 0.28% estimation process
2018 18,386 -0.45% estimation process
2019 18,303 -0.45% estimation process
2020 18,209 -0.52% estimation process

Rutherford zip code is 07070. County name: Bergen, County fips: 34003

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People born in Rutherford (21)

People born in Rutherford, including poet William Carlos Williams, linguist William Labov, Member of the United States House of Representatives from Florida Louis Frey, Jr., .


  • John Marin (American artist (1870-1953)) he was born in 23/12/1870
  • Walter H. Stockmayer (chemist) he was born in 07/04/1914
  • Frederick Bellars (American long-distance runner) he was born in 02/01/1888
  • Art Hillhouse (American basketball player) he was born in 12/06/1916
  • Corey Wootton (American football defensive end) he was born in 22/06/1987
  • Frank Herrmann (Major League Baseball pitcher) he was born in 30/05/1984
  • Dave Power (film actor from the United States) he was born in 28/04/1978
  • Alexander Russell Webb (Editor and publisher who served as United States Ambassador to the Philippines) he was born in 09/11/1846
  • Crowbar (American professional wrestler) he was born in 04/03/1974
  • Daniel Van Winkle (American real estate developer) he was born in 09/03/1816
  • Remington Vernam (American World War I flying ace) he was born in 24/03/1896
  • Stan Walters (Professional football player) he was born in 27/05/1948
  • Calvin J. Spann (American military veteran) he was born in 28/11/1924
  • Wilhelmina Marguerita Crosson she was born in 26/04/1900
  • Steve Cutler (American wrestler) he was born in 26/05/1987
  • Jim Blumenstock (American-football player (1918-1963)) he was born in 28/04/1918
  • Louise Horton Platts (wife of John Howard Lindauer) she was born in 10/02/1910
  • Donald W. Cox (American writer) he was born in 16/04/1921

Schools in Rutherford

College & universities near Rutherford, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
187000 Teterboro School of Aeronautics Teterboro (NJ) 07608-1083

Stations (15)

Amtrak & bus stations near Rutherford, NJ

Code Name Address Type
NWK Pennsylvania Station 1 Raymond Plaza West RAIL
NYP Pennsylvania Station 8th Ave 31st Street / 8th Ave 33rd Street RAIL
EWR Newark Liberty International Airport Newark Liberty International Airport RAIL
YNY Yonkers station 5 Buena Vista Ave. RAIL
NRO New Rochelle station 1 Railroad Plaza RAIL

Post offices near Rutherford

Post Office Name City ZIP
Rutherford Post Office Rutherford (NJ) 07070

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Bergen County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Bergen County , NJ. (more)

City Name Population Title
Hackensack 43,981 City and county seat of Bergen County, New Jersey, United States
Teaneck 40,446 Township in New Jersey
Fort Lee 38,356 Borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States of America
Fair Lawn 32,877 Borough in New Jersey
Garfield 31,641 City in Bergen County, New Jersey
City of Garfield 30,487 City in Bergen County, New Jersey
Englewood 28,278 City in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States
Bergenfield 27,371 Borough in Bergen County, New Jersey
Mahwah 26,078 Township of New Jersey
Paramus 26,063 Borough in Bergen County, New Jersey
Cliffside Park 26,001 Borough in New Jersey
Ridgewood 24,915 Village in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States
Lodi 24,206 Borough in Bergen County, New Jersey
Lyndhurst 22,781 Township of New Jersey
Palisades Park 20,942 A borough which locates in Bergen County, New Jersey
Elmwood Park 19,863 Borough in Bergen County, New Jersey

Distance to Other Cities

Rutherford distances to largest New Jersey cities