2013 Revised County Population Estimates
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  Total Population Population Change Components of Change
Area April 1, 2010 Estimate Base July 1, 2013 Estimate Numeric Percent Births Deaths Natural Increase Net Migration
Alamance 151,198 153,493 2,295 1.5 5,715 4,916 799 1,496
Alexander 37,192 37,500 308 0.8 1,170 1,173 -3 311
Alleghany 11,154 11,078 -76 -0.7 294 460 -166 90
Anson 26,928 26,306 -622 -2.3 867 942 -75 -547
Ashe 27,238 27,186 -52 -0.2 810 1,074 -264 212
Avery 17,806 17,915 109 0.6 491 639 -148 257
Beaufort 47,763 47,695 -68 -0.1 1,656 1,894 -238 170
Bertie 21,280 20,496 -784 -3.7 623 865 -242 -542
Bladen 35,182 35,080 -102 -0.3 1,171 1,320 -149 47
Brunswick 107,431 115,392 7,961 7.4 3,367 3,775 -408 8,369
Buncombe 238,328 248,061 9,733 4.1 8,411 8,016 395 9,338
Burke 90,838 89,114 -1,724 -1.9 2,803 3,137 -334 -1,390
Cabarrus 178,086 186,348 8,262 4.6 7,493 4,634 2,859 5,403
Caldwell 83,047 82,577 -470 -0.6 2,598 2,882 -284 -186
Camden 9,980 10,075 95 1.0 285 250 35 60
Carteret 66,463 69,196 2,733 4.1 2,032 2,537 -505 3,238
Caswell 23,748 23,646 -102 -0.4 679 840 -161 59
Catawba 154,758 155,509 751 0.5 5,808 4,999 809 -58
Chatham 63,479 66,217 2,738 4.3 2,043 2,034 9 2,729
Cherokee 27,441 27,455 14 0.1 722 1,126 -404 418
Chowan 14,793 14,784 -9 -0.1 515 623 -108 99
Clay 10,591 10,839 248 2.3 266 440 -174 422
Cleveland 98,030 97,286 -744 -0.8 3,554 3,563 -9 -735
Columbus 58,107 57,767 -340 -0.6 2,105 2,262 -157 -183
Craven 103,503 104,223 720 0.7 5,301 3,407 1,894 -1,174
Cumberland 319,433 332,546 13,113 4.1 18,828 7,782 11,046 2,067
Currituck 23,547 24,424 877 3.7 751 668 83 794
Dare 33,920 35,181 1,261 3.7 1,209 938 271 990
Davidson 162,833 163,620 787 0.5 5,572 5,216 356 431
Davie 41,221 41,423 202 0.5 1,258 1,286 -28 230
Duplin 58,404 59,930 1,526 2.6 2,508 1,791 717 809
Durham 269,984 286,603 16,619 6.2 13,842 6,201 7,641 8,978
Edgecombe 56,545 55,564 -981 -1.7 2,203 2,085 118 -1,099
Forsyth 350,674 360,148 9,474 2.7 14,986 10,135 4,851 4,623
Franklin 60,558 62,520 1,962 3.2 2,178 1,666 512 1,450
Gaston 206,117 209,483 3,366 1.6 8,255 7,041 1,214 2,152
Gates 12,186 11,878 -308 -2.5 360 425 -65 -243
Graham 8,861 8,855 -6 -0.1 303 348 -45 39
Granville 57,522 57,665 143 0.2 1,846 1,767 79 64
Greene 21,359 20,989 -370 -1.7 742 631 111 -481
Guilford 488,418 507,150 18,732 3.8 19,800 13,191 6,609 12,123
Halifax 54,634 53,506 -1,128 -2.1 1,914 2,160 -246 -882
Harnett 114,697 123,414 8,717 7.6 5,782 2,890 2,892 5,825
Haywood 59,034 59,562 528 0.9 1,787 2,368 -581 1,109
Henderson 106,705 108,845 2,140 2.0 3,446 4,466 -1,020 3,160
Hertford 24,671 24,605 -66 -0.3 787 935 -148 82
Hoke 46,889 50,619 3,730 8.0 3,087 972 2,115 1,615
Hyde 5,817 5,740 -77 -1.3 176 208 -32 -45
Iredell 159,462 164,973 5,511 3.5 5,722 4,621 1,101 4,410
Jackson 40,276 40,896 620 1.5 1,278 1,164 114 506
Johnston 168,872 176,818 7,946 4.7 7,269 3,989 3,280 4,666
Jones 10,166 10,339 173 1.7 329 401 -72 245
Lee 57,858 59,104 1,246 2.2 2,689 1,764 925 321
Lenoir 59,518 58,841 -677 -1.1 2,169 2,352 -183 -494
Lincoln 77,966 79,414 1,448 1.9 2,504 2,353 151 1,297
Macon 33,917 34,111 194 0.6 1,064 1,429 -365 559
Madison 20,789 21,416 627 3.0 599 786 -187 814
Martin 24,512 23,656 -856 -3.5 785 1,054 -269 -587
McDowell 44,996 45,299 303 0.7 1,500 1,578 -78 381
Mecklenburg 919,650 991,810 72,160 7.8 44,913 18,192 26,721 45,439
Mitchell 15,576 15,363 -213 -1.4 454 691 -237 24
Montgomery 27,784 27,738 -46 -0.2 1,077 893 184 -230
Moore 88,246 91,741 3,495 4.0 3,143 3,521 -378 3,873
Nash 95,829 94,553 -1,276 -1.3 3,632 3,294 338 -1,614
New Hanover 202,683 213,625 10,942 5.4 7,275 5,707 1,568 9,374
Northampton 22,101 21,285 -816 -3.7 632 942 -310 -506
Onslow 177,799 193,486 15,687 8.8 14,164 3,207 10,957 4,730
Orange 133,688 139,452 5,764 4.3 4,102 2,563 1,539 4,225
Pamlico 13,143 13,027 -116 -0.9 304 517 -213 97
Pasquotank 40,661 39,266 -1,395 -3.4 1,604 1,269 335 -1,730
Pender 52,198 55,209 3,011 5.8 1,945 1,612 333 2,678
Perquimans 13,453 13,803 350 2.6 431 521 -90 440
Person 39,472 39,149 -323 -0.8 1,323 1,411 -88 -235
Pitt 168,166 173,940 5,774 3.4 6,977 4,057 2,920 2,854
Polk 20,520 20,593 73 0.4 428 994 -566 639
Randolph 141,801 142,412 611 0.4 5,260 4,461 799 -188
Richmond 46,642 45,947 -695 -1.5 1,838 1,782 56 -751
Robeson 134,233 134,254 21 0.0 6,264 4,166 2,098 -2,077
Rockingham 93,631 92,230 -1,401 -1.5 3,022 3,598 -576 -825
Rowan 138,518 138,146 -372 -0.3 5,023 4,659 364 -736
Rutherford 67,816 67,686 -130 -0.2 2,243 2,758 -515 385
Sampson 63,469 64,163 694 1.1 2,781 2,098 683 11
Scotland 36,157 36,076 -81 -0.2 1,515 1,332 183 -264
Stanly 60,586 60,622 36 0.1 2,090 2,116 -26 62
Stokes 47,417 46,648 -769 -1.6 1,320 1,643 -323 -446
Surry 73,748 73,060 -688 -0.9 2,534 2,811 -277 -411
Swain 13,981 14,531 550 3.9 633 599 34 516
Transylvania 33,087 33,189 102 0.3 853 1,329 -476 578
Tyrrell 4,407 4,137 -270 -6.1 138 148 -10 -260
Union 201,349 211,173 9,824 4.9 7,765 4,006 3,759 6,065
Vance 45,419 44,988 -431 -0.9 1,896 1,580 316 -747
Wake 901,059 964,771 63,712 7.1 40,514 15,200 25,314 38,398
Warren 21,024 20,595 -429 -2.0 592 782 -190 -239
Washington 13,214 12,813 -401 -3.0 431 524 -93 -308
Watauga 51,064 52,736 1,672 3.3 1,139 1,118 21 1,651
Wayne 122,646 125,419 2,773 2.3 5,589 3,903 1,686 1,087
Wilkes 69,303 69,323 20 0.0 2,199 2,432 -233 253
Wilson 81,230 81,026 -204 -0.3 3,170 2,780 390 -594
Yadkin 38,409 38,146 -263 -0.7 1,318 1,338 -20 -243
Yancey 17,817 17,903 86 0.5 557 701 -144 230
State 9,535,721 9,850,409 314,688 3.3 391,383 271,724 119,659 195,029
Source: North Carolina OSBM, Standard Population Estimates, Vintage 2017

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Last updated December 3, 2018