South River Museum, 2005  

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South River Population
1880-2010


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Year
Place name
Total population
1880
Washington (town) - East Brunswick Township
1,081
1885
Washington (town) - East Brunswick Township
1,307
1890
South River (town) - East Brunswick Township
1,796
1900
South River borough
2,792
1905
South River borough
3,585
1910
South River borough
4,772
1915
South River borough
6,691
1920
South River borough
6,596
1930
South River borough
10,759
1940
South River borough
10,714
1950
South River borough
11,308
1960
South River borough
13,397
1970
South River borough
15,428
1980
South River borough
14,361
1990
South River borough
13,692
2000
South River borough
15,322
2010
South River borough
16,008

 

Note: Before 1880, South River was not considered a separate place for the purposes of the Census.

Data for all years except 1885, 1905, and 1915 is from the decennial Census of Population conducted by the U.S. Bureau of the Census.
1885, 1905, and 1915 data is from Censuses conducted by the State of New Jersey.