Largest hospitals in New Jersey by square footage

New Jersey has more than 140 hospitals located throughout the state.

For this Healthcare Insight report, we list the largest hospitals in New Jersey by total facility square footage. The total facility area metric tracked in the Definitive Healthcare HospitalView product is updated from Medicare Cost Report data and includes the hospital square footage of buildings and fixtures on which depreciation is taken.

Top 25 largest hospitals in New Jersey by facility square footage

Rank Definitive ID Hospital Name Hospital type City Total facility square footage
1 2693 St Joseph's University Medical Center Short Term Acute Care Hospital Paterson 2,734,524
2 2687 Morristown Medical Center Short Term Acute Care Hospital Morristown 1,566,775
3 2679 Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital New Brunswick Short Term Acute Care Hospital New Brunswick 1,555,670
4 2645 Hackensack University Medical Center Short Term Acute Care Hospital Hackensack 1,445,917
5 2657 Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Short Term Acute Care Hospital Newark 1,428,867
6 5809 Trenton Psychiatric Hospital Psychiatric Hospital Ewing 1,321,155
7 2678 Saint Peter's University Hospital Short Term Acute Care Hospital New Brunswick 1,230,415
8 2701 Trinitas Regional Medical Center Short Term Acute Care Hospital Elizabeth 1,191,492
9 2698 RWJ University Hospital Somerset Short Term Acute Care Hospital Somerville 1,170,205
10 2653 Cooper University Hospital Short Term Acute Care Hospital Camden 1,114,172
11 2655 Inspira Medical Center Vineland Short Term Acute Care Hospital Vineland 1,091,133
12 2650 Jefferson Stratford Hospital Short Term Acute Care Hospital Stratford 1,084,505
13 2660 Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center Short Term Acute Care Hospital Livingston 1,066,618
14 2641 AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center - Atlantic City Campus Short Term Acute Care Hospital Atlantic City 1,013,699
15 2688 Saint Clare's Denville Hospital Short Term Acute Care Hospital Denville 975,026
16 2681 Jersey Shore University Medical Center Short Term Acute Care Hospital Neptune 972,676
17 7129 Virtua Voorhees Hospital Short Term Acute Care Hospital Voorhees 912,209
18 2643 Bergen New Bridge Medical Center Short Term Acute Care Hospital Paramus 882,994
19 2646 The Valley Hospital Short Term Acute Care Hospital Ridgewood 852,344
20 2703 Overlook Medical Center Short Term Acute Care Hospital Summit 841,760
21 2674 Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell Short Term Acute Care Hospital Pennington 815,345
22 2663 The University Hospital Short Term Acute Care Hospital Newark 814,010
23 2680 Raritan Bay Medical Center - Perth Amboy Short Term Acute Care Hospital Perth Amboy 780,897
24 2642 Englewood Hospital and Medical Center Short Term Acute Care Hospital Englewood 758,422
25 2661 Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center Short Term Acute Care Hospital Montclair 701,810

Fig. 1 Data is from the Definitive Healthcare HospitalView product and sourced from the Medicare Cost Report. Data accurate as of August 2022.

What is the biggest hospital in New Jersey?

St Joseph's University Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey is the largest hospital in New Jersey based on the facility’s total area of more than 2.7 million square feet. The hospital likely requires large facilities and space as an academic medical center, state designated trauma center, and magnet hospital.

Many facilities on the list are also among the top hospitals in New Jersey with the highest net patient revenue including Morristown Medical Center and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital New Brunswick. There is one psychiatric hospital on the list, Trenton Psychiatric Hospital, and the rest are short-term acute care hospitals. Many are also academic medical centers.

The average total facility area for the 25 hospitals on the list is 1.1 million square feet.

What is the average square footage of New Jersey hospitals?

The average total facility area for the 141 New Jersey hospitals tracked in HospitalView is 524,788 square feet.

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