2006 Revised County Population Estimates
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County July 2006 Estimate April 2000 Estimate Base Amount Percent Total Births, A2000 - J2006 Total Deaths, A2000 - J2006 Natural Growth, A2000 - J2006 Amount Percent
Alamance 139,892 130,750 9,142 7.0 11,526 8,249 3,277 5,865 4.5
Alexander 36,042 33,566 2,476 7.4 2,608 1,840 768 1,708 5.1
Alleghany 10,894 10,672 222 2.1 637 857 -220 442 4.1
Anson 26,373 25,268 1,105 4.4 2,021 1,769 252 853 3.4
Ashe 25,959 24,394 1,565 6.4 1,638 1,852 -214 1,779 7.3
Avery 17,899 17,149 750 4.4 1,067 1,200 -133 883 5.1
Beaufort 45,964 44,916 1,048 2.3 3,780 3,406 374 674 1.5
Bertie 19,844 19,765 79 0.4 1,546 1,593 -47 126 0.6
Bladen 34,415 32,252 2,163 6.7 2,870 2,474 396 1,767 5.5
Brunswick 93,756 73,121 20,635 28.2 5,636 4,955 681 19,954 27.3
Buncombe 225,065 206,365 18,700 9.1 16,081 13,713 2,368 16,332 7.9
Burke 88,623 89,163 -540 -0.6 6,453 5,310 1,143 -1,683 -1.9
Cabarrus 157,025 131,043 25,982 19.8 14,140 7,446 6,694 19,288 14.7
Caldwell 80,388 77,747 2,641 3.4 5,951 4,890 1,061 1,580 2.0
Camden 9,351 6,884 2,467 35.8 571 404 167 2,300 33.4
Carteret 64,008 59,334 4,674 7.9 3,878 4,321 -443 5,117 8.6
Caswell 23,620 23,474 146 0.6 1,530 1,538 -8 154 0.7
Catawba 148,386 141,700 6,686 4.7 12,745 8,225 4,520 2,166 1.5
Chatham 57,687 49,396 8,291 16.8 4,372 3,071 1,301 6,990 14.2
Cherokee 26,767 24,261 2,506 10.3 1,681 1,967 -286 2,792 11.5
Chowan 14,838 14,522 316 2.2 1,122 1,159 -37 353 2.4
Clay 10,030 8,778 1,252 14.3 528 724 -196 1,448 16.5
Cleveland 95,607 96,129 -522 -0.5 7,624 6,300 1,324 -1,846 -1.9
Columbus 55,585 54,758 827 1.5 5,276 3,963 1,313 -486 -0.9
Craven 97,345 91,526 5,819 6.4 9,794 5,423 4,371 1,448 1.6
Cumberland 305,538 302,978 2,560 0.8 33,819 12,695 21,124 -18,564 -6.1
Currituck 23,132 18,179 4,953 27.2 1,473 1,056 417 4,536 25.0
Dare 34,421 29,959 4,462 14.9 2,583 1,636 947 3,515 11.7
Davidson 155,040 147,248 7,792 5.3 12,014 8,897 3,117 4,675 3.2
Davie 39,099 34,841 4,258 12.2 2,772 2,132 640 3,618 10.4
Duplin 54,932 49,054 5,878 12.0 4,988 3,168 1,820 4,058 8.3
Durham 246,323 223,270 23,053 10.3 24,423 10,489 13,934 9,119 4.1
Edgecombe 55,301 55,604 -303 -0.5 4,760 3,784 976 -1,279 -2.3
Forsyth 330,935 306,274 24,661 8.1 29,054 17,379 11,675 12,986 4.2
Franklin 55,396 47,284 8,112 17.2 4,244 2,755 1,489 6,623 14.0
Gaston 194,912 190,445 4,467 2.3 16,213 12,161 4,052 415 0.2
Gates 11,781 10,521 1,260 12.0 721 755 -34 1,294 12.3
Graham 8,403 7,996 407 5.1 629 633 -4 411 5.1
Granville 55,252 48,486 6,766 14.0 3,842 2,820 1,022 5,744 11.8
Greene 20,457 18,957 1,500 7.9 1,565 1,124 441 1,059 5.6
Guilford 454,488 420,848 33,640 8.0 37,126 22,030 15,096 18,544 4.4
Halifax 55,303 57,444 -2,141 -3.7 4,619 4,124 495 -2,636 -4.6
Harnett 102,373 90,978 11,395 12.5 9,136 4,763 4,373 7,022 7.7
Haywood 56,964 54,025 2,939 5.4 3,527 4,127 -600 3,539 6.6
Henderson 100,045 89,184 10,861 12.2 7,019 7,289 -270 11,131 12.5
Hertford 23,881 22,588 1,293 5.7 1,846 1,843 3 1,290 5.7
Hoke 41,635 33,708 7,927 23.5 4,459 1,579 2,880 5,047 15.0
Hyde 5,766 5,817 -51 -0.9 372 427 -55 4 0.1
Iredell 145,642 122,631 23,011 18.8 11,635 7,220 4,415 18,596 15.2
Jackson 37,849 33,103 4,746 14.3 2,317 1,947 370 4,376 13.2
Johnston 148,939 121,998 26,941 22.1 13,735 6,311 7,424 19,517 16.0
Jones 10,126 10,311 -185 -1.8 582 711 -129 -56 -0.5
Lee 54,390 49,196 5,194 10.6 5,279 2,990 2,289 2,905 5.9
Lenoir 59,392 59,636 -244 -0.4 5,001 4,403 598 -842 -1.4
Lincoln 71,753 63,810 7,943 12.4 5,482 3,697 1,785 6,158 9.7
Macon 32,666 29,802 2,864 9.6 2,045 2,478 -433 3,297 11.1
Madison 20,198 19,612 586 3.0 1,336 1,380 -44 630 3.2
Martin 24,644 25,549 -905 -3.5 1,939 2,017 -78 -827 -3.2
McDowell 43,661 42,134 1,527 3.6 3,243 2,751 492 1,035 2.5
Mecklenburg 837,685 695,348 142,337 20.5 79,809 29,215 50,594 91,743 13.2
Mitchell 15,575 15,687 -112 -0.7 1,017 1,269 -252 140 0.9
Montgomery 27,180 26,797 383 1.4 2,458 1,748 710 -327 -1.2
Moore 82,347 74,772 7,575 10.1 5,790 5,707 83 7,492 10.0
Nash 91,229 87,378 3,851 4.4 7,612 5,602 2,010 1,841 2.1
New Hanover 190,136 160,315 29,821 18.6 13,443 8,989 4,454 25,367 15.8
Northampton 21,889 22,051 -162 -0.7 1,516 1,801 -285 123 0.6
Onslow 164,632 150,418 14,214 9.4 20,236 4,945 15,291 -1,077 -0.7
Orange 124,593 115,589 9,004 7.8 8,253 4,341 3,912 5,092 4.4
Pamlico 13,095 12,896 199 1.5 682 922 -240 439 3.4
Pasquotank 39,182 34,890 4,292 12.3 3,133 2,276 857 3,435 9.8
Pender 47,237 41,071 6,166 15.0 3,056 2,395 661 5,505 13.4
Perquimans 12,545 11,369 1,176 10.3 772 935 -163 1,339 11.8
Person 37,791 35,603 2,188 6.1 2,851 2,393 458 1,730 4.9
Pitt 151,356 133,759 17,597 13.2 12,720 6,652 6,068 11,529 8.6
Polk 19,635 18,299 1,336 7.3 1,064 1,730 -666 2,002 10.9
Randolph 136,379 130,503 5,876 4.5 11,302 7,207 4,095 1,781 1.4
Richmond 46,177 46,597 -420 -0.9 3,979 3,269 710 -1,130 -2.4
Robeson 128,962 123,170 5,792 4.7 12,938 7,339 5,599 193 0.2
Rockingham 92,119 92,018 101 0.1 6,946 6,503 443 -342 -0.4
Rowan 132,520 130,364 2,156 1.7 10,437 8,313 2,124 32 0.0
Rutherford 65,029 62,923 2,106 3.3 4,892 4,762 130 1,976 3.1
Sampson 62,136 60,157 1,979 3.3 5,692 3,876 1,816 163 0.3
Scotland 36,193 35,952 241 0.7 3,078 2,259 819 -578 -1.6
Stanly 58,791 58,092 699 1.2 4,591 3,725 866 -167 -0.3
Stokes 46,408 44,640 1,768 4.0 3,083 2,645 438 1,330 3.0
Surry 72,213 71,208 1,005 1.4 5,712 4,902 810 195 0.3
Swain 13,934 12,980 954 7.3 1,122 1,049 73 881 6.8
Transylvania 31,375 29,316 2,059 7.0 1,730 2,243 -513 2,572 8.8
Tyrrell 4,287 4,143 144 3.5 286 270 16 128 3.1
Union 171,307 123,834 47,473 38.3 15,093 5,684 9,409 38,064 30.7
Vance 44,653 42,946 1,707 4.0 4,354 3,001 1,353 354 0.8
Wake 786,754 627,906 158,848 25.3 71,065 21,773 49,292 109,556 17.4
Warren 20,445 19,861 584 2.9 1,279 1,440 -161 745 3.8
Washington 13,369 13,730 -361 -2.6 1,087 1,005 82 -443 -3.2
Watauga 47,015 42,684 4,331 10.1 2,215 1,829 386 3,945 9.2
Wayne 117,898 113,449 4,449 3.9 10,888 6,620 4,268 181 0.2
Wilkes 67,489 65,630 1,859 2.8 5,204 4,179 1,025 834 1.3
Wilson 77,448 73,810 3,638 4.9 6,669 4,720 1,949 1,689 2.3
Yadkin 37,614 36,352 1,262 3.5 2,954 2,360 594 668 1.8
Yancey 17,758 17,758 0 0.0 1,150 1,211 -61 61 0.3
STATE 8,890,380 8,046,668 843,712 10.5 751,019 453,312 297,707 546,005 6.8

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Last updated 31AUG2011