2010 Revised County Population Estimates
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  Total Population Population Change Components of Change
Area April 1, 2010 Estimate Base July 1, 2010 Estimate Numeric Percent Births Deaths Natural Increase Net Migration
Alamance 151,198 151,491 293 0.2 464 367 97 196
Alexander 37,192 37,250 58 0.2 96 89 7 51
Alleghany 11,154 11,142 -12 -0.1 25 37 -12 0
Anson 26,928 26,846 -82 -0.3 70 75 -5 -77
Ashe 27,238 27,231 -7 -0.0 67 83 -16 9
Avery 17,806 17,929 123 0.7 43 51 -8 131
Beaufort 47,763 47,800 37 0.1 138 145 -7 44
Bertie 21,280 21,217 -63 -0.3 50 66 -16 -47
Bladen 35,182 35,185 3 0.0 93 104 -11 14
Brunswick 107,431 108,067 636 0.6 262 283 -21 657
Buncombe 238,328 238,797 469 0.2 642 607 35 434
Burke 90,838 90,682 -156 -0.2 217 237 -20 -136
Cabarrus 178,086 178,540 454 0.3 590 349 241 213
Caldwell 83,047 83,005 -42 -0.1 205 221 -16 -26
Camden 9,980 10,008 28 0.3 23 20 3 25
Carteret 66,463 66,696 233 0.4 156 197 -41 274
Caswell 23,748 23,764 16 0.1 46 65 -19 35
Catawba 154,758 154,785 27 0.0 457 369 88 -61
Chatham 63,479 63,851 372 0.6 164 151 13 359
Cherokee 27,441 27,428 -13 -0.0 56 88 -32 19
Chowan 14,793 14,737 -56 -0.4 38 48 -10 -46
Clay 10,591 10,609 18 0.2 20 35 -15 33
Cleveland 98,030 97,916 -114 -0.1 282 272 10 -124
Columbus 58,107 58,021 -86 -0.1 168 173 -5 -81
Craven 103,503 104,416 913 0.9 427 252 175 738
Cumberland 319,433 327,322 7,889 2.5 1,459 575 884 7,005
Currituck 23,547 23,673 126 0.5 61 52 9 117
Dare 33,920 33,985 65 0.2 94 73 21 44
Davidson 162,833 162,928 95 0.1 432 399 33 62
Davie 41,221 41,256 35 0.1 96 97 -1 36
Duplin 58,404 58,637 233 0.4 195 138 57 176
Durham 269,984 271,854 1,870 0.7 1,065 468 597 1,273
Edgecombe 56,545 56,655 110 0.2 185 156 29 81
Forsyth 350,674 351,457 783 0.2 1,173 776 397 386
Franklin 60,558 60,826 268 0.4 171 127 44 224
Gaston 206,117 206,240 123 0.1 651 538 113 10
Gates 12,186 12,167 -19 -0.2 29 33 -4 -15
Graham 8,861 8,870 9 0.1 23 27 -4 13
Granville 57,522 57,664 142 0.2 156 137 19 123
Greene 21,359 21,137 -222 -1.0 62 50 12 -234
Guilford 488,418 489,548 1,130 0.2 1,501 998 503 627
Halifax 54,634 54,497 -137 -0.3 158 166 -8 -129
Harnett 114,697 115,763 1,066 0.9 440 223 217 849
Haywood 59,034 58,987 -47 -0.1 131 187 -56 9
Henderson 106,705 106,882 177 0.2 268 347 -79 256
Hertford 24,671 25,019 348 1.4 63 74 -11 359
Hoke 46,889 47,593 704 1.5 233 74 159 545
Hyde 5,817 5,797 -20 -0.3 15 17 -2 -18
Iredell 159,462 159,775 313 0.2 458 349 109 204
Jackson 40,276 40,368 92 0.2 112 91 21 71
Johnston 168,872 169,679 807 0.5 564 301 263 544
Jones 10,166 10,141 -25 -0.2 25 30 -5 -20
Lee 57,858 57,876 18 0.0 217 134 83 -65
Lenoir 59,518 59,400 -118 -0.2 176 177 -1 -117
Lincoln 77,966 78,093 127 0.2 196 177 19 108
Macon 33,917 33,947 30 0.1 79 114 -35 65
Madison 20,789 20,783 -6 -0.0 41 61 -20 14
Martin 24,512 24,498 -14 -0.1 63 81 -18 4
McDowell 44,996 45,085 89 0.2 122 121 1 88
Mecklenburg 919,650 923,167 3,517 0.4 3,474 1,379 2,095 1,422
Mitchell 15,576 15,510 -66 -0.4 34 53 -19 -47
Montgomery 27,784 27,938 154 0.6 83 71 12 142
Moore 88,246 88,596 350 0.4 239 271 -32 382
Nash 95,829 95,828 -1 -0.0 292 247 45 -46
New Hanover 202,683 203,271 588 0.3 557 428 129 459
Northampton 22,101 22,046 -55 -0.2 53 75 -22 -33
Onslow 177,799 186,989 9,190 5.2 1,074 241 833 8,357
Orange 133,688 133,951 263 0.2 303 193 110 153
Pamlico 13,143 13,100 -43 -0.3 26 41 -15 -28
Pasquotank 40,661 40,561 -100 -0.2 133 102 31 -131
Pender 52,198 52,428 230 0.4 151 124 27 203
Perquimans 13,453 13,482 29 0.2 34 42 -8 37
Person 39,472 39,406 -66 -0.2 110 106 4 -70
Pitt 168,166 168,843 677 0.4 537 314 223 454
Polk 20,520 20,479 -41 -0.2 33 77 -44 3
Randolph 141,801 141,985 184 0.1 419 333 86 98
Richmond 46,642 46,604 -38 -0.1 149 135 14 -52
Robeson 134,233 134,555 322 0.2 526 316 210 112
Rockingham 93,631 93,655 24 0.0 236 277 -41 65
Rowan 138,518 138,408 -110 -0.1 383 361 22 -132
Rutherford 67,816 67,722 -94 -0.1 178 213 -35 -59
Sampson 63,469 63,477 8 0.0 219 161 58 -50
Scotland 36,157 36,053 -104 -0.3 127 98 29 -133
Stanly 60,586 60,582 -4 -0.0 168 160 8 -12
Stokes 47,417 47,350 -67 -0.1 109 119 -10 -57
Surry 73,748 73,777 29 0.0 204 216 -12 41
Swain 13,981 14,007 26 0.2 47 45 2 24
Transylvania 33,087 33,085 -2 -0.0 68 101 -33 31
Tyrrell 4,407 4,401 -6 -0.1 12 11 1 -7
Union 201,349 202,121 772 0.4 619 301 318 454
Vance 45,419 45,300 -119 -0.3 152 121 31 -150
Wake 901,059 906,494 5,435 0.6 3,176 1,112 2,064 3,371
Warren 21,024 20,988 -36 -0.2 53 62 -9 -27
Washington 13,214 13,139 -75 -0.6 32 40 -8 -67
Watauga 51,064 50,974 -90 -0.2 87 84 3 -93
Wayne 122,646 122,864 218 0.2 406 293 113 105
Wilkes 69,303 69,274 -29 -0.0 169 185 -16 -13
Wilson 81,230 81,279 49 0.1 259 214 45 4
Yadkin 38,409 38,436 27 0.1 102 102 0 27
Yancey 17,817 17,806 -11 -0.1 44 55 -11 0
State 9,535,721 9,575,746 40,025 0.4 30,576 20,631 9,945 30,080
Source: North Carolina OSBM, Standard Population Estimates, Vintage 2017

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Last updated December 3, 2018