2014 Revised County Population Estimates
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  Total Population Population Change Components of Change
Area April 1, 2010 Estimate Base July 1, 2014 Estimate Numeric Percent Births Deaths Natural Increase Net Migration
Alamance 151,198 155,318 4,120 2.7 7,490 6,472 1,018 3,102
Alexander 37,192 37,690 498 1.3 1,525 1,541 -16 514
Alleghany 11,154 11,191 37 0.3 391 593 -202 239
Anson 26,928 26,328 -600 -2.2 1,117 1,224 -107 -493
Ashe 27,238 27,254 16 0.1 1,044 1,405 -361 377
Avery 17,806 17,937 131 0.7 624 833 -209 340
Beaufort 47,763 47,625 -138 -0.3 2,123 2,476 -353 215
Bertie 21,280 20,500 -780 -3.7 798 1,127 -329 -451
Bladen 35,182 35,078 -104 -0.3 1,534 1,716 -182 78
Brunswick 107,431 119,165 11,734 10.9 4,421 5,005 -584 12,318
Buncombe 238,328 250,707 12,379 5.2 11,031 10,514 517 11,862
Burke 90,838 88,881 -1,957 -2.2 3,655 4,144 -489 -1,468
Cabarrus 178,086 190,573 12,487 7.0 9,816 6,099 3,717 8,770
Caldwell 83,047 82,568 -479 -0.6 3,409 3,790 -381 -98
Camden 9,980 10,206 226 2.3 381 321 60 166
Carteret 66,463 69,478 3,015 4.5 2,652 3,317 -665 3,680
Caswell 23,748 23,462 -286 -1.2 892 1,106 -214 -72
Catawba 154,758 155,925 1,167 0.8 7,547 6,608 939 228
Chatham 63,479 67,527 4,048 6.4 2,653 2,699 -46 4,094
Cherokee 27,441 27,546 105 0.4 934 1,477 -543 648
Chowan 14,793 14,601 -192 -1.3 660 815 -155 -37
Clay 10,591 10,847 256 2.4 349 577 -228 484
Cleveland 98,030 97,692 -338 -0.3 4,608 4,681 -73 -265
Columbus 58,107 57,550 -557 -1.0 2,735 2,957 -222 -335
Craven 103,503 104,108 605 0.6 6,803 4,464 2,339 -1,734
Cumberland 319,433 329,759 10,326 3.2 24,523 10,264 14,259 -3,933
Currituck 23,547 24,994 1,447 6.1 1,009 880 129 1,318
Dare 33,920 35,406 1,486 4.4 1,554 1,231 323 1,163
Davidson 162,833 164,027 1,194 0.7 7,313 6,853 460 734
Davie 41,221 41,376 155 0.4 1,622 1,689 -67 222
Duplin 58,404 60,075 1,671 2.9 3,268 2,335 933 738
Durham 269,984 292,543 22,559 8.4 18,189 8,131 10,058 12,501
Edgecombe 56,545 55,374 -1,171 -2.1 2,819 2,726 93 -1,264
Forsyth 350,674 363,503 12,829 3.7 19,521 13,270 6,251 6,578
Franklin 60,558 63,163 2,605 4.3 2,847 2,189 658 1,947
Gaston 206,117 210,356 4,239 2.1 10,746 9,235 1,511 2,728
Gates 12,186 11,942 -244 -2.0 457 551 -94 -150
Graham 8,861 8,814 -47 -0.5 393 456 -63 16
Granville 57,522 57,919 397 0.7 2,384 2,278 106 291
Greene 21,359 21,136 -223 -1.0 953 818 135 -358
Guilford 488,418 511,729 23,311 4.8 25,927 17,311 8,616 14,695
Halifax 54,634 52,948 -1,686 -3.1 2,490 2,826 -336 -1,350
Harnett 114,697 125,581 10,884 9.5 7,702 3,788 3,914 6,970
Haywood 59,034 59,826 792 1.3 2,341 3,077 -736 1,528
Henderson 106,705 110,599 3,894 3.6 4,523 5,806 -1,283 5,177
Hertford 24,671 24,580 -91 -0.4 1,019 1,210 -191 100
Hoke 46,889 50,865 3,976 8.5 4,011 1,271 2,740 1,236
Hyde 5,817 5,670 -147 -2.5 223 265 -42 -105
Iredell 159,462 167,012 7,550 4.7 7,483 6,086 1,397 6,153
Jackson 40,276 41,213 937 2.3 1,659 1,510 149 788
Johnston 168,872 180,120 11,248 6.7 9,495 5,269 4,226 7,022
Jones 10,166 10,235 69 0.7 430 532 -102 171
Lee 57,858 59,005 1,147 2.0 3,471 2,319 1,152 -5
Lenoir 59,518 58,581 -937 -1.6 2,839 3,090 -251 -686
Lincoln 77,966 80,082 2,116 2.7 3,289 3,097 192 1,924
Macon 33,917 34,470 553 1.6 1,400 1,853 -453 1,006
Madison 20,789 21,623 834 4.0 791 1,018 -227 1,061
Martin 24,512 23,654 -858 -3.5 1,026 1,377 -351 -507
McDowell 44,996 45,357 361 0.8 1,954 2,071 -117 478
Mecklenburg 919,650 1,011,840 92,190 10.0 59,028 23,879 35,149 57,041
Mitchell 15,576 15,315 -261 -1.7 596 902 -306 45
Montgomery 27,784 27,718 -66 -0.2 1,385 1,166 219 -285
Moore 88,246 92,891 4,645 5.3 4,146 4,613 -467 5,112
Nash 95,829 94,385 -1,444 -1.5 4,706 4,309 397 -1,841
New Hanover 202,683 217,142 14,459 7.1 9,537 7,510 2,027 12,432
Northampton 22,101 21,223 -878 -4.0 802 1,218 -416 -462
Onslow 177,799 192,716 14,917 8.4 18,511 4,211 14,300 617
Orange 133,688 140,185 6,497 4.9 5,306 3,357 1,949 4,548
Pamlico 13,143 13,140 -3 -0.0 389 669 -280 277
Pasquotank 40,661 39,451 -1,210 -3.0 2,114 1,647 467 -1,677
Pender 52,198 56,345 4,147 7.9 2,550 2,108 442 3,705
Perquimans 13,453 13,715 262 1.9 564 673 -109 371
Person 39,472 39,253 -219 -0.6 1,756 1,843 -87 -132
Pitt 168,166 174,293 6,127 3.6 9,095 5,287 3,808 2,319
Polk 20,520 20,817 297 1.4 582 1,291 -709 1,006
Randolph 141,801 142,773 972 0.7 6,856 5,877 979 -7
Richmond 46,642 45,473 -1,169 -2.5 2,358 2,339 19 -1,188
Robeson 134,233 133,768 -465 -0.3 8,141 5,457 2,684 -3,149
Rockingham 93,631 92,448 -1,183 -1.3 3,980 4,699 -719 -464
Rowan 138,518 138,917 399 0.3 6,558 6,125 433 -34
Rutherford 67,816 67,538 -278 -0.4 2,911 3,591 -680 402
Sampson 63,469 64,185 716 1.1 3,628 2,750 878 -162
Scotland 36,157 35,968 -189 -0.5 1,959 1,757 202 -391
Stanly 60,586 61,048 462 0.8 2,768 2,782 -14 476
Stokes 47,417 46,722 -695 -1.5 1,709 2,170 -461 -234
Surry 73,748 73,481 -267 -0.4 3,275 3,674 -399 132
Swain 13,981 14,779 798 5.7 836 790 46 752
Transylvania 33,087 33,429 342 1.0 1,140 1,741 -601 943
Tyrrell 4,407 4,145 -262 -5.9 181 197 -16 -246
Union 201,349 215,620 14,271 7.1 10,098 5,272 4,826 9,445
Vance 45,419 44,988 -431 -0.9 2,465 2,067 398 -829
Wake 901,059 985,056 83,997 9.3 53,051 20,122 32,929 51,068
Warren 21,024 20,612 -412 -2.0 783 1,011 -228 -184
Washington 13,214 12,628 -586 -4.4 560 685 -125 -461
Watauga 51,064 53,018 1,954 3.8 1,493 1,466 27 1,927
Wayne 122,646 125,592 2,946 2.4 7,300 5,128 2,172 774
Wilkes 69,303 69,449 146 0.2 2,864 3,195 -331 477
Wilson 81,230 81,009 -221 -0.3 4,107 3,626 481 -702
Yadkin 38,409 37,865 -544 -1.4 1,688 1,752 -64 -480
Yancey 17,817 17,888 71 0.4 722 919 -197 268
State 9,535,721 9,942,122 406,401 4.3 511,345 356,519 154,826 251,575
Source: North Carolina OSBM, Standard Population Estimates, Vintage 2017

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Last updated December 3, 2018