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 151,491 152,057 152,749 153,493 155,318 156,820 160,195 163,339 165,749 168,512
Alexander 37,250 37,442 37,353 37,500 37,690 37,647 38,033 38,206 38,390 38,547
Alleghany 11,142 11,070 11,004 11,078 11,191 11,241 11,310 11,387 11,466 11,545
Anson 26,846 25,817 26,618 26,306 26,328 26,044 25,632 25,460 25,460 25,459
Ashe 27,231 27,261 27,204 27,186 27,254 27,065 27,192 27,418 27,551 27,695
Avery 17,929 18,084 17,878 17,915 17,937 17,755 17,897 17,953 17,913 17,934
Beaufort 47,800 47,784 47,821 47,695 47,625 47,640 47,495 47,504 47,438 47,411
Bertie 21,217 20,886 20,601 20,496 20,500 20,450 19,828 19,802 19,732 19,582
Bladen 35,185 35,094 35,132 35,080 35,078 34,935 34,719 34,507 34,298 34,090
Brunswick 108,067 110,296 112,511 115,392 119,165 123,097 127,290 131,887 136,126 139,829
Buncombe 238,797 243,534 244,837 248,061 250,707 253,924 257,495 259,317 262,483 265,586
Burke 90,682 90,407 89,600 89,114 88,881 89,012 89,836 90,776 91,555 92,156
Cabarrus 178,540 180,937 183,512 186,348 190,573 195,278 200,559 205,204 209,303 213,179
Caldwell 83,005 83,072 82,706 82,577 82,568 82,735 83,115 83,230 83,597 83,844
Camden 10,008 10,040 9,970 10,075 10,206 10,209 10,293 10,358 10,414 10,460
Carteret 66,696 67,670 68,424 69,196 69,478 69,723 69,925 70,216 70,619 71,084
Caswell 23,764 23,821 23,470 23,646 23,462 23,482 23,479 23,255 23,309 23,298
Catawba 154,785 155,202 155,590 155,509 155,925 156,157 156,760 157,376 157,978 158,579
Chatham 63,851 64,575 65,235 66,217 67,527 69,404 70,916 72,736 74,491 76,264
Cherokee 27,428 27,565 27,430 27,455 27,546 27,761 28,593 28,941 29,288 29,621
Chowan 14,737 14,783 14,707 14,784 14,601 14,452 14,314 14,243 14,123 14,036
Clay 10,609 10,715 10,718 10,839 10,847 10,998 11,238 11,487 11,646 11,806
Cleveland 97,916 98,076 97,560 97,286 97,692 97,787 98,127 98,427 98,717 98,957
Columbus 58,021 57,930 58,033 57,767 57,550 57,199 56,754 56,649 56,505 56,474
Craven 104,416 104,769 105,159 104,223 104,108 103,215 103,272 103,557 103,569 103,580
Cumberland 327,322 330,402 330,285 332,546 329,759 329,304 330,657 329,017 329,079 329,131
Currituck 23,673 23,987 24,129 24,424 24,994 25,537 26,009 26,666 27,321 27,978
Dare 33,985 34,227 34,798 35,181 35,406 35,803 36,213 36,722 37,197 37,641
Davidson 162,928 163,409 163,133 163,620 164,027 164,563 165,720 166,716 167,762 168,798
Davie 41,256 41,369 41,311 41,423 41,376 41,668 42,179 42,686 43,193 43,700
Duplin 58,637 59,261 59,798 59,930 60,075 59,942 60,075 59,747 59,629 59,429
Durham 271,854 275,326 281,797 286,603 292,543 297,278 303,289 307,007 311,649 316,293
Edgecombe 56,655 56,037 55,995 55,564 55,374 54,310 53,496 53,156 53,001 52,849
Forsyth 351,457 354,392 357,757 360,148 363,503 365,827 369,609 373,625 377,523 381,379
Franklin 60,826 61,387 61,657 62,520 63,163 64,103 65,318 66,643 67,723 68,803
Gaston 206,240 207,373 208,428 209,483 210,356 212,405 215,439 218,754 221,607 223,671
Gates 12,167 12,141 12,098 11,878 11,942 11,824 12,001 12,043 12,079 12,106
Graham 8,870 8,950 8,859 8,855 8,814 8,747 8,833 8,763 8,775 8,768
Granville 57,664 58,080 57,758 57,665 57,919 58,295 59,124 60,213 61,241 62,272
Greene 21,137 21,489 21,256 20,989 21,136 21,049 21,304 21,356 21,301 21,301
Guilford 489,548 494,662 501,638 507,150 511,729 516,644 523,973 527,922 533,213 538,851
Halifax 54,497 54,272 54,027 53,506 52,948 52,253 52,176 52,041 51,704 51,363
Harnett 115,763 118,451 121,333 123,414 125,581 127,055 129,847 131,645 133,869 136,031
Haywood 58,987 59,556 59,191 59,562 59,826 60,465 61,496 62,464 62,959 63,455
Henderson 106,882 107,926 107,835 108,845 110,599 111,945 113,976 115,659 117,312 118,926
Hertford 25,019 24,647 24,529 24,605 24,580 24,477 24,212 24,029 24,031 24,037
Hoke 47,593 49,102 50,037 50,619 50,865 51,800 52,239 53,435 54,923 56,778
Hyde 5,797 5,801 5,705 5,740 5,670 5,572 5,600 5,466 5,449 5,424
Iredell 159,775 161,264 162,957 164,973 167,012 169,906 173,146 176,229 179,330 182,424
Jackson 40,368 40,580 40,755 40,896 41,213 41,656 43,099 43,639 44,272 44,909
Johnston 169,679 172,375 174,375 176,818 180,120 183,914 189,045 194,271 199,768 204,784
Jones 10,141 10,348 10,395 10,339 10,235 10,199 10,130 10,100 10,100 10,102
Lee 57,876 58,136 58,873 59,104 59,005 58,783 59,227 59,729 60,097 60,452
Lenoir 59,400 59,264 59,266 58,841 58,581 58,291 57,779 57,346 57,232 57,118
Lincoln 78,093 78,468 78,952 79,414 80,082 81,094 82,041 83,318 84,608 86,039
Macon 33,947 34,281 33,975 34,111 34,470 34,727 35,075 35,596 36,117 36,640
Madison 20,783 21,174 21,233 21,416 21,623 21,734 22,037 22,247 22,523 22,794
Martin 24,498 24,083 23,894 23,656 23,654 23,603 23,509 23,394 23,290 23,181
McDowell 45,085 45,351 45,280 45,299 45,357 45,474 45,589 46,171 46,358 46,578
Mecklenburg 923,167 939,903 962,410 991,810 1,011,840 1,035,317 1,056,264 1,074,596 1,093,708 1,115,571
Mitchell 15,510 15,426 15,361 15,363 15,315 15,221 15,209 15,244 15,234 15,239
Montgomery 27,938 27,916 27,809 27,738 27,718 27,790 27,789 27,845 27,926 28,007
Moore 88,596 89,277 90,586 91,741 92,891 94,131 95,730 97,554 99,310 101,088
Nash 95,828 95,785 95,273 94,553 94,385 94,293 94,484 95,063 95,072 95,612
New Hanover 203,271 206,367 209,898 213,625 217,142 219,847 225,369 229,501 233,595 237,689
Northampton 22,046 21,872 21,509 21,285 21,223 21,180 20,930 20,908 20,711 20,628
Onslow 186,989 186,495 191,156 193,486 192,716 194,067 193,680 196,793 198,783 201,213
Orange 133,951 135,016 138,386 139,452 140,185 140,841 142,364 142,830 144,372 145,910
Pamlico 13,100 13,263 13,156 13,027 13,140 13,149 13,315 13,288 13,273 13,292
Pasquotank 40,561 40,260 40,033 39,266 39,451 39,534 39,901 39,842 39,826 39,816
Pender 52,428 53,272 54,070 55,209 56,345 57,797 59,297 60,905 62,359 63,638
Perquimans 13,482 13,588 13,732 13,803 13,715 13,698 13,669 13,690 13,729 13,785
Person 39,406 39,578 39,130 39,149 39,253 39,531 39,755 39,880 40,014 40,145
Pitt 168,843 169,867 172,591 173,940 174,293 175,590 176,219 178,017 179,388 180,894
Polk 20,479 20,543 20,321 20,593 20,817 20,890 21,135 21,319 21,468 21,614
Randolph 141,985 142,490 142,439 142,412 142,773 142,838 143,477 143,690 143,907 144,125
Richmond 46,604 46,484 46,161 45,947 45,473 45,370 44,999 45,147 45,032 44,950
Robeson 134,555 134,463 134,578 134,254 133,768 133,530 132,914 132,231 131,303 130,374
Rockingham 93,655 93,470 92,844 92,230 92,448 92,065 91,920 91,502 91,273 91,097
Rowan 138,408 138,141 137,810 138,146 138,917 139,640 140,537 141,371 142,342 143,309
Rutherford 67,722 68,254 67,920 67,686 67,538 67,608 67,669 68,259 68,772 69,251
Sampson 63,477 63,574 63,983 64,163 64,185 63,914 63,646 63,845 64,019 64,173
Scotland 36,053 36,215 36,266 36,076 35,968 35,710 35,829 35,794 35,802 35,813
Stanly 60,582 60,814 60,397 60,622 61,048 61,232 61,701 62,727 63,465 63,944
Stokes 47,350 47,427 46,988 46,648 46,722 46,552 46,568 46,605 46,604 46,600
Surry 73,777 73,391 73,503 73,060 73,481 72,581 72,795 73,116 73,117 73,116
Swain 14,007 14,224 14,420 14,531 14,779 14,856 14,717 14,730 14,862 14,995
Transylvania 33,085 33,255 33,055 33,189 33,429 33,749 34,093 34,575 35,034 35,435
Tyrrell 4,401 4,340 4,134 4,137 4,145 4,219 4,141 4,310 4,309 4,311
Union 202,121 205,235 207,634 211,173 215,620 219,578 224,009 228,492 232,814 237,477
Vance 45,300 45,513 45,487 44,988 44,988 44,995 44,968 45,129 45,157 45,182
Wake 906,494 924,256 945,528 964,771 985,056 1,007,641 1,030,326 1,052,120 1,073,993 1,096,408
Warren 20,988 20,994 20,806 20,595 20,612 20,568 20,244 20,234 20,174 20,111
Washington 13,139 13,012 12,785 12,813 12,628 12,543 12,394 12,324 12,239 12,157
Watauga 50,974 52,149 52,464 52,736 53,018 53,846 55,191 56,418 57,646 58,872
Wayne 122,864 123,781 125,119 125,419 125,592 125,284 125,126 124,227 124,658 125,464
Wilkes 69,274 69,504 69,405 69,323 69,449 69,474 69,890 69,870 69,907 70,200
Wilson 81,279 81,111 81,394 81,026 81,009 81,343 81,599 81,674 81,968 82,369
Yadkin 38,436 38,464 38,285 38,146 37,865 37,745 37,875 38,226 38,477 38,729
Yancey 17,806 18,056 17,869 17,903 17,888 17,932 18,099 18,314 18,363 18,412
STATE 9,575,746 9,663,503 9,755,826 9,850,409 9,942,122 10,041,966 10,167,566 10,283,255 10,401,960 10,524,548
Source: North Carolina OSBM, Standard Population Estimates, Vintage 2017 and Population Projections, Vintage 2018

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Last updated December 3, 2018