2008 Revised County Population Estimates
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County July 2008 Estimate April 2000 Estimate Base Amount Percent Total Births, A2000 - J2008 Total Deaths, A2000 - J2008 Natural Growth, A2000 - J2008 Amount Percent
Alamance 146,831 130,750 16,081 12.3 15,509 11,057 4,452 11,629 8.9
Alexander 36,743 33,566 3,177 9.5 3,463 2,494 969 2,208 6.6
Alleghany 11,035 10,672 363 3.4 850 1,128 -278 641 6.0
Anson 26,809 25,268 1,541 6.1 2,644 2,363 281 1,260 5.0
Ashe 26,756 24,394 2,362 9.7 2,211 2,435 -224 2,586 10.6
Avery 17,988 17,149 839 4.9 1,438 1,548 -110 949 5.5
Beaufort 46,659 44,916 1,743 3.9 4,961 4,443 518 1,225 2.7
Bertie 21,076 19,765 1,311 6.6 2,033 2,073 -40 1,351 6.8
Bladen 34,988 32,252 2,736 8.5 3,740 3,222 518 2,218 6.9
Brunswick 102,275 73,121 29,154 39.9 7,919 6,805 1,114 28,040 38.3
Buncombe 232,814 206,365 26,449 12.8 21,692 18,247 3,445 23,004 11.1
Burke 89,984 89,163 821 0.9 8,515 7,040 1,475 -654 -0.7
Cabarrus 170,901 131,043 39,858 30.4 19,370 9,986 9,384 30,474 23.3
Caldwell 81,900 77,747 4,153 5.3 7,791 6,485 1,306 2,847 3.7
Camden 9,841 6,884 2,957 43.0 782 556 226 2,731 39.7
Carteret 64,736 59,334 5,402 9.1 5,152 5,662 -510 5,912 10.0
Caswell 23,570 23,474 96 0.4 1,956 2,003 -47 143 0.6
Catawba 152,354 141,700 10,654 7.5 16,879 11,036 5,843 4,811 3.4
Chatham 61,198 49,396 11,802 23.9 5,860 4,177 1,683 10,119 20.5
Cherokee 27,187 24,261 2,926 12.1 2,183 2,620 -437 3,363 13.9
Chowan 15,004 14,522 482 3.3 1,511 1,510 1 481 3.3
Clay 10,299 8,778 1,521 17.3 683 956 -273 1,794 20.4
Cleveland 96,967 96,129 838 0.9 10,027 8,418 1,609 -771 -0.8
Columbus 56,568 54,758 1,810 3.3 6,802 5,301 1,501 309 0.6
Craven 99,626 91,526 8,100 8.8 13,085 7,262 5,823 2,277 2.5
Cumberland 311,113 302,978 8,135 2.7 45,116 16,864 28,252 -20,117 -6.6
Currituck 23,474 18,179 5,295 29.1 1,973 1,434 539 4,756 26.2
Dare 34,142 29,959 4,183 14.0 3,432 2,152 1,280 2,903 9.7
Davidson 159,623 147,248 12,375 8.4 15,888 11,851 4,037 8,338 5.7
Davie 40,274 34,841 5,433 15.6 3,665 2,852 813 4,620 13.3
Duplin 56,880 49,054 7,826 16.0 6,655 4,176 2,479 5,347 10.9
Durham 258,336 223,270 35,066 15.7 33,207 13,944 19,263 15,803 7.1
Edgecombe 55,777 55,604 173 0.3 6,338 4,983 1,355 -1,182 -2.1
Forsyth 342,975 306,274 36,701 12.0 39,234 23,082 16,152 20,549 6.7
Franklin 58,463 47,284 11,179 23.6 5,706 3,693 2,013 9,166 19.4
Gaston 203,143 190,445 12,698 6.7 21,822 16,181 5,641 7,057 3.7
Gates 12,168 10,521 1,647 15.7 971 995 -24 1,671 15.9
Graham 8,638 7,996 642 8.0 830 818 12 630 7.9
Granville 58,511 48,486 10,025 20.7 5,109 3,859 1,250 8,775 18.1
Greene 20,940 18,957 1,983 10.5 2,059 1,477 582 1,401 7.4
Guilford 474,323 420,848 53,475 12.7 49,672 29,268 20,404 33,071 7.9
Halifax 55,116 57,444 -2,328 -4.1 6,031 5,427 604 -2,932 -5.1
Harnett 108,490 90,978 17,512 19.2 12,360 6,358 6,002 11,510 12.7
Haywood 57,976 54,025 3,951 7.3 4,700 5,482 -782 4,733 8.8
Henderson 104,086 89,184 14,902 16.7 9,498 9,868 -370 15,272 17.1
Hertford 24,158 22,588 1,570 7.0 2,458 2,394 64 1,506 6.7
Hoke 44,588 33,708 10,880 32.3 6,130 2,122 4,008 6,872 20.4
Hyde 5,881 5,817 64 1.1 487 557 -70 134 2.3
Iredell 154,753 122,631 32,122 26.2 15,627 9,814 5,813 26,309 21.5
Jackson 38,659 33,103 5,556 16.8 3,136 2,620 516 5,040 15.2
Johnston 160,062 121,998 38,064 31.2 18,644 8,452 10,192 27,872 22.8
Jones 10,072 10,311 -239 -2.3 774 945 -171 -68 -0.7
Lee 56,505 49,196 7,309 14.9 7,154 3,981 3,173 4,136 8.4
Lenoir 59,377 59,636 -259 -0.4 6,555 5,755 800 -1,059 -1.8
Lincoln 75,759 63,810 11,949 18.7 7,278 4,990 2,288 9,661 15.1
Macon 33,744 29,802 3,942 13.2 2,837 3,324 -487 4,429 14.9
Madison 20,538 19,612 926 4.7 1,725 1,846 -121 1,047 5.3
Martin 24,497 25,549 -1,052 -4.1 2,525 2,639 -114 -938 -3.7
McDowell 44,746 42,134 2,612 6.2 4,310 3,646 664 1,948 4.6
Mecklenburg 888,730 695,348 193,382 27.8 109,199 39,115 70,084 123,298 17.7
Mitchell 15,566 15,687 -121 -0.8 1,353 1,666 -313 192 1.2
Montgomery 27,715 26,797 918 3.4 3,266 2,219 1,047 -129 -0.5
Moore 85,954 74,772 11,182 15.0 7,792 7,641 151 11,031 14.8
Nash 93,432 87,378 6,054 6.9 10,130 7,425 2,705 3,349 3.8
New Hanover 197,445 160,315 37,130 23.2 18,383 12,094 6,289 30,841 19.2
Northampton 21,992 22,051 -59 -0.3 2,011 2,350 -339 280 1.3
Onslow 174,829 150,418 24,411 16.2 27,533 6,620 20,913 3,498 2.3
Orange 129,584 115,589 13,995 12.1 10,938 5,751 5,187 8,808 7.6
Pamlico 13,045 12,896 149 1.2 897 1,214 -317 466 3.6
Pasquotank 40,504 34,890 5,614 16.1 4,277 2,987 1,290 4,324 12.4
Pender 50,137 41,071 9,066 22.1 4,234 3,287 947 8,119 19.8
Perquimans 13,209 11,369 1,840 16.2 1,042 1,223 -181 2,021 17.8
Person 38,226 35,603 2,623 7.4 3,806 3,216 590 2,033 5.7
Pitt 160,674 133,759 26,915 20.1 17,327 8,873 8,454 18,461 13.8
Polk 19,961 18,299 1,662 9.1 1,360 2,317 -957 2,619 14.3
Randolph 139,140 130,503 8,637 6.6 14,992 9,736 5,256 3,381 2.6
Richmond 46,675 46,597 78 0.2 5,351 4,337 1,014 -936 -2.0
Robeson 131,704 123,170 8,534 6.9 17,401 9,763 7,638 896 0.7
Rockingham 92,783 92,018 765 0.8 9,116 8,648 468 297 0.3
Rowan 136,617 130,364 6,253 4.8 14,052 11,028 3,024 3,229 2.5
Rutherford 66,594 62,923 3,671 5.8 6,406 6,410 -4 3,675 5.8
Sampson 63,191 60,157 3,034 5.0 7,561 5,105 2,456 578 1.0
Scotland 36,488 35,952 536 1.5 4,167 3,044 1,123 -587 -1.6
Stanly 59,906 58,092 1,814 3.1 6,051 4,930 1,121 693 1.2
Stokes 46,872 44,640 2,232 5.0 4,000 3,556 444 1,788 4.0
Surry 72,860 71,208 1,652 2.3 7,553 6,565 988 664 0.9
Swain 13,868 12,980 888 6.8 1,503 1,417 86 802 6.2
Transylvania 32,413 29,316 3,097 10.6 2,330 2,965 -635 3,732 12.7
Tyrrell 4,411 4,143 268 6.5 396 344 52 216 5.2
Union 192,305 123,834 68,471 55.3 20,582 7,802 12,780 55,691 45.0
Vance 45,091 42,946 2,145 5.0 5,754 3,879 1,875 270 0.6
Wake 856,927 627,906 229,021 36.5 97,559 29,703 67,856 161,165 25.7
Warren 20,762 19,861 901 4.5 1,722 1,892 -170 1,071 5.4
Washington 13,326 13,730 -404 -2.9 1,448 1,316 132 -536 -3.9
Watauga 49,499 42,684 6,815 16.0 3,010 2,412 598 6,217 14.6
Wayne 120,000 113,449 6,551 5.8 14,463 8,763 5,700 851 0.8
Wilkes 68,768 65,630 3,138 4.8 6,832 5,548 1,284 1,854 2.8
Wilson 79,626 73,810 5,816 7.9 8,942 6,284 2,658 3,158 4.3
Yadkin 38,126 36,352 1,774 4.9 3,904 3,114 790 984 2.7
Yancey 17,943 17,758 185 1.0 1,516 1,619 -103 288 1.6
STATE 9,278,794 8,046,668 1,232,126 15.3 1,011,105 604,845 406,260 825,866 10.3

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