Annual County Population Totals, 2010-2019
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County July 2010 July 2011 July 2012 July 2013 July 2014 July 2015 July 2016 July 2017 July 2018 July 2019
Alamance 151,431 151,954 152,533 153,244 155,030 156,496 159,741 162,832 166,352 168,761
Alexander 37,233 37,155 37,320 37,409 37,589 37,548 37,902 38,071 38,270 38,364
Alleghany 11,137 11,066 10,991 11,062 11,176 11,230 11,289 11,349 11,415 11,494
Anson 26,852 26,700 26,592 26,279 26,294 26,020 25,631 25,447 25,236 23,944
Ashe 27,228 27,107 27,166 27,142 27,196 26,986 27,071 27,289 27,605 27,797
Avery 17,799 17,928 17,825 17,861 17,885 17,776 17,862 17,974 18,083 18,128
Beaufort 47,822 47,880 47,802 47,675 47,594 47,617 47,477 47,460 47,447 47,436
Bertie 21,245 20,940 20,575 20,460 20,450 20,405 19,789 19,773 19,711 19,630
Bladen 35,181 35,013 35,082 35,020 35,012 34,854 34,616 34,508 34,526 34,475
Brunswick 108,069 110,157 112,418 115,285 119,048 122,956 127,156 131,776 137,284 143,169
Buncombe 238,738 241,803 244,713 247,915 250,494 253,716 257,184 258,947 260,797 262,659
Burke 90,580 90,213 89,630 89,150 89,143 89,308 90,094 91,048 91,332 91,660
Cabarrus 178,562 180,719 183,380 186,184 190,321 195,076 200,311 205,014 209,223 213,290
Caldwell 83,022 82,940 82,696 82,598 82,584 82,748 83,117 83,221 83,248 83,811
Camden 10,009 10,035 9,967 10,075 10,209 10,212 10,286 10,334 10,539 10,559
Carteret 66,700 67,683 68,430 69,224 69,480 69,726 69,853 70,223 70,583 70,986
Caswell 23,750 23,718 23,479 23,674 23,470 23,477 23,513 23,466 23,618 23,443
Catawba 154,730 155,003 155,652 155,530 155,911 156,125 156,714 157,424 158,361 159,621
Chatham 63,845 64,403 65,154 66,120 67,384 69,240 70,751 72,543 74,223 75,705
Cherokee 27,435 27,471 27,419 27,446 27,519 27,731 28,545 28,860 29,387 29,392
Chowan 14,738 14,821 14,688 14,768 14,569 14,427 14,277 14,190 14,182 14,141
Clay 10,608 10,701 10,711 10,831 10,831 10,970 11,203 11,459 11,516 11,650
Cleveland 97,917 97,708 97,522 97,236 97,627 97,715 98,011 98,291 98,993 100,071
Columbus 57,992 58,036 57,999 57,729 57,503 57,188 56,842 56,749 56,458 56,247
Craven 104,171 104,516 105,156 104,189 104,041 103,069 103,100 103,251 103,332 102,989
Cumberland 327,197 330,866 329,997 332,194 329,299 328,944 329,908 328,320 331,354 332,392
Currituck 23,674 23,972 24,118 24,412 24,982 25,526 26,006 26,643 27,268 27,677
Dare 33,982 34,255 34,757 35,132 35,374 35,773 36,199 36,712 37,080 37,599
Davidson 162,840 163,026 162,975 163,464 163,819 164,330 165,494 166,456 167,825 169,208
Davie 41,254 41,277 41,277 41,399 41,341 41,621 42,133 42,590 42,826 43,227
Duplin 58,666 59,366 59,697 59,808 59,906 59,763 59,844 59,708 59,840 60,048
Durham 271,357 275,981 281,496 286,343 292,233 296,900 302,899 306,562 311,006 316,934
Edgecombe 56,619 56,207 55,964 55,528 55,316 54,255 53,450 53,144 52,642 52,394
Forsyth 351,374 354,372 357,453 359,821 363,108 365,339 369,031 372,836 376,042 378,469
Franklin 60,835 60,876 61,626 62,475 63,099 64,079 65,292 66,632 68,032 70,157
Gaston 206,114 207,342 208,307 209,334 210,149 212,125 215,165 218,274 220,717 222,704
Gates 12,165 12,046 12,102 11,881 11,941 11,818 11,982 12,020 12,101 11,954
Graham 8,867 8,854 8,858 8,855 8,814 8,743 8,819 8,752 8,686 8,679
Granville 57,673 57,739 57,691 57,566 57,815 58,212 59,034 60,096 60,695 61,081
Greene 21,258 21,513 21,237 20,957 21,098 21,015 21,273 21,305 21,274 20,978
Guilford 489,618 495,107 501,451 506,963 511,549 516,237 523,442 527,302 532,856 536,096
Halifax 54,470 54,254 53,971 53,439 52,893 52,205 52,109 51,970 51,526 51,235
Harnett 115,753 118,601 121,309 123,406 125,557 127,002 129,417 131,115 133,232 134,906
Haywood 58,932 59,163 59,144 59,532 59,799 60,445 61,526 62,451 62,782 63,092
Henderson 106,891 107,250 107,740 108,745 110,472 111,803 113,799 115,225 116,680 117,425
Hertford 24,764 24,747 24,549 24,620 24,588 24,499 24,228 24,054 24,116 23,857
Hoke 47,496 49,139 49,996 50,571 50,801 51,728 52,127 53,316 53,939 54,287
Hyde 5,811 5,800 5,708 5,745 5,670 5,569 5,567 5,420 5,184 5,145
Iredell 159,778 161,000 162,830 164,836 166,846 169,730 173,008 176,082 178,597 181,071
Jackson 40,368 40,394 40,722 40,843 41,144 41,608 43,031 43,542 43,808 44,002
Johnston 169,678 172,108 174,197 176,598 179,696 183,584 188,719 193,872 199,738 206,016
Jones 10,143 10,328 10,409 10,353 10,243 10,198 10,112 10,105 10,182 10,076
Lee 57,877 58,285 58,803 59,006 58,903 58,667 59,124 59,704 60,690 61,141
Lenoir 59,488 59,560 59,277 58,844 58,544 58,208 57,632 57,171 56,860 56,974
Lincoln 78,134 78,350 78,788 79,242 79,914 80,978 81,937 83,160 84,906 86,909
Macon 33,959 33,879 33,959 34,090 34,431 34,708 35,026 35,471 35,930 36,544
Madison 20,777 20,929 21,226 21,423 21,627 21,751 22,052 22,210 22,340 22,381
Martin 24,506 24,198 23,898 23,670 23,648 23,626 23,533 23,378 23,323 23,031
McDowell 45,102 45,126 45,251 45,262 45,306 45,422 45,503 46,026 46,252 46,427
Mecklenburg 923,242 940,151 960,706 989,633 1,009,418 1,032,629 1,053,546 1,072,529 1,085,899 1,099,845
Mitchell 15,512 15,344 15,357 15,334 15,263 15,193 15,150 15,184 15,230 15,146
Montgomery 27,729 27,823 27,789 27,693 27,660 27,729 27,684 27,671 27,550 27,724
Moore 88,594 89,297 90,556 91,705 92,879 94,136 95,785 97,697 99,389 101,219
Nash 95,786 95,762 95,212 94,492 94,301 94,138 94,283 94,891 95,264 96,089
New Hanover 203,284 206,300 209,725 213,439 216,866 219,554 225,039 229,122 232,157 233,062
Northampton 22,039 21,900 21,500 21,263 21,194 21,137 20,884 20,898 20,648 20,318
Onslow 186,892 186,450 191,155 193,463 192,635 193,949 193,509 196,562 198,741 207,252
Orange 133,981 135,281 138,280 139,405 140,077 140,615 142,030 142,397 145,784 146,521
Pamlico 13,109 13,221 13,138 13,008 13,117 13,122 13,275 13,234 13,332 13,286
Pasquotank 40,626 40,134 40,016 39,251 39,449 39,532 39,864 39,719 39,934 39,953
Pender 52,415 53,324 54,061 55,179 56,304 57,735 59,226 60,748 62,107 63,153
Perquimans 13,480 13,586 13,731 13,808 13,718 13,696 13,649 13,662 13,668 13,740
Person 39,411 39,458 39,110 39,129 39,237 39,520 39,729 39,840 40,113 40,315
Pitt 168,863 170,312 172,515 173,863 174,177 175,433 176,001 177,703 178,481 181,301
Polk 20,475 20,353 20,307 20,583 20,810 20,899 21,136 21,330 21,508 21,784
Randolph 141,985 141,929 142,409 142,375 142,710 142,757 143,367 143,534 143,958 144,589
Richmond 46,635 46,612 46,145 45,921 45,433 45,346 44,946 45,154 45,187 45,118
Robeson 134,493 134,576 134,399 134,128 133,634 133,468 132,757 131,991 131,482 131,315
Rockingham 93,661 93,279 92,796 92,193 92,417 92,025 91,896 91,394 91,626 91,868
Rowan 138,331 137,804 137,722 138,058 138,823 139,542 140,449 141,256 141,957 142,753
Rutherford 67,740 67,929 67,917 67,697 67,532 67,609 67,651 68,250 68,377 68,845
Sampson 63,532 63,688 63,957 64,132 64,134 63,863 63,596 63,758 63,896 63,991
Scotland 36,062 36,401 36,262 36,072 35,960 35,705 35,820 35,843 35,715 35,767
Stanly 60,579 60,607 60,366 60,583 61,017 61,196 61,700 62,761 63,343 64,132
Stokes 47,344 47,230 46,989 46,642 46,716 46,557 46,586 46,611 46,453 46,657
Surry 73,775 73,544 73,477 73,014 73,426 72,546 72,751 73,004 73,175 73,489
Swain 14,006 14,181 14,417 14,529 14,776 14,856 14,719 14,714 14,453 14,474
Transylvania 33,085 33,006 33,020 33,149 33,394 33,715 34,063 34,462 34,975 35,286
Tyrrell 4,415 4,349 4,134 4,138 4,143 4,219 4,131 4,302 4,255 3,773
Union 202,109 204,336 207,434 210,918 215,283 219,196 223,582 227,979 232,217 235,605
Vance 45,289 45,499 45,464 44,967 44,963 44,979 44,963 45,105 45,636 45,392
Wake 906,870 924,340 944,702 963,920 983,855 1,005,995 1,028,364 1,049,711 1,068,112 1,085,297
Warren 20,987 21,046 20,829 20,614 20,635 20,591 20,275 20,235 20,051 19,871
Washington 13,119 13,010 12,750 12,779 12,593 12,498 12,345 12,268 12,088 12,113
Watauga 50,972 51,747 52,439 52,660 52,957 53,789 55,155 56,343 57,143 57,069
Wayne 122,886 124,042 125,137 125,395 125,578 125,129 124,984 123,941 124,523 125,789
Wilkes 69,264 69,197 69,362 69,272 69,393 69,437 69,841 69,807 69,847 70,052
Wilson 81,294 81,287 81,323 80,929 80,864 81,189 81,438 81,520 81,812 82,781
Yadkin 38,433 38,344 38,268 38,155 37,847 37,725 37,823 38,102 38,035 38,130
Yancey 17,805 17,840 17,872 17,897 17,885 17,928 18,089 18,278 18,431 18,686
STATE 9,574,323 9,656,099 9,748,431 9,841,848 9,931,358 10,029,904 10,152,837 10,266,633 10,378,602 10,487,088
Source: North Carolina OSBM, Standard Population Estimates, Vintage 2019 and Population Projections, Vintage 2020

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Last updated February 18, 2021