Projected Annual County Population Totals, 2030-2038
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County July 2030 July 2031 July 2032 July 2033 July 2034 July 2035 July 2036 July 2037 July 2038
Alamance 193,013 195,194 197,375 199,556 201,736 203,917 206,097 208,279 210,460
Alexander 39,461 39,500 39,535 39,565 39,589 39,614 39,634 39,653 39,669
Alleghany 12,403 12,479 12,557 12,637 12,715 12,792 12,869 12,948 13,026
Anson 25,459 25,458 25,458 25,459 25,458 25,458 25,460 25,458 25,459
Ashe 29,299 29,445 29,591 29,736 29,883 30,028 30,173 30,318 30,465
Avery 17,927 17,927 17,926 17,927 17,926 17,927 17,927 17,928 17,928
Beaufort 46,953 46,914 46,873 46,833 46,792 46,751 46,710 46,670 46,628
Bertie 19,583 19,581 19,581 19,582 19,583 19,582 19,583 19,582 19,582
Bladen 31,794 31,585 31,377 31,167 30,957 30,750 30,542 30,333 30,124
Brunswick 176,429 179,757 183,085 186,411 189,736 193,067 196,391 199,721 203,047
Buncombe 299,735 302,842 305,946 309,051 312,156 315,261 318,366 321,470 324,573
Burke 97,129 97,581 98,030 98,484 98,936 99,389 99,840 100,291 100,745
Cabarrus 260,271 264,587 268,900 273,202 277,497 281,789 286,082 290,381 294,680
Caldwell 88,135 88,505 88,906 89,283 89,674 90,041 90,421 90,784 91,157
Camden 10,669 10,676 10,681 10,684 10,686 10,691 10,693 10,697 10,697
Carteret 76,957 77,499 78,045 78,586 79,128 79,674 80,215 80,760 81,301
Caswell 23,299 23,299 23,300 23,300 23,300 23,299 23,300 23,299 23,301
Catawba 165,203 165,804 166,406 167,008 167,610 168,212 168,814 169,417 170,019
Chatham 95,788 97,563 99,338 101,113 102,887 104,662 106,437 108,212 109,986
Cherokee 32,507 32,711 32,905 33,093 33,276 33,448 33,615 33,774 33,930
Chowan 12,931 12,833 12,733 12,633 12,533 12,435 12,333 12,233 12,133
Clay 13,559 13,719 13,876 14,035 14,194 14,354 14,516 14,674 14,831
Cleveland 99,908 99,929 99,947 99,964 99,972 99,985 99,991 99,997 100,003
Columbus 56,474 56,474 56,475 56,474 56,475 56,475 56,477 56,474 56,476
Craven 103,616 103,617 103,617 103,619 103,619 103,620 103,617 103,619 103,621
Cumberland 329,250 329,253 329,252 329,252 329,253 329,253 329,253 329,255 329,254
Currituck 35,187 35,843 36,499 37,156 37,810 38,465 39,121 39,776 40,434
Dare 40,983 41,182 41,369 41,544 41,706 41,859 42,001 42,136 42,260
Davidson 180,208 181,245 182,283 183,321 184,356 185,395 186,433 187,470 188,508
Davie 49,280 49,786 50,293 50,801 51,309 51,817 52,323 52,831 53,338
Duplin 57,655 57,529 57,407 57,290 57,177 57,067 56,964 56,864 56,770
Durham 367,357 371,998 376,639 381,282 385,924 390,566 395,209 399,850 404,491
Edgecombe 51,165 51,013 50,861 50,706 50,552 50,400 50,248 50,095 49,942
Forsyth 423,006 426,775 430,542 434,309 438,074 441,840 445,607 449,373 453,140
Franklin 80,682 81,762 82,841 83,922 85,002 86,082 87,163 88,241 89,322
Gaston 241,359 242,880 244,507 246,263 248,111 249,985 251,818 253,582 255,283
Gates 12,171 12,172 12,172 12,172 12,171 12,173 12,173 12,175 12,172
Graham 8,737 8,736 8,736 8,736 8,735 8,735 8,733 8,732 8,733
Granville 73,627 74,658 75,689 76,723 77,755 78,785 79,819 80,851 81,883
Greene 21,300 21,301 21,301 21,301 21,300 21,301 21,301 21,299 21,299
Guilford 606,724 612,996 619,268 625,541 631,816 638,090 644,363 650,638 656,912
Halifax 47,641 47,304 46,966 46,626 46,288 45,951 45,611 45,275 44,935
Harnett 159,804 161,968 164,128 166,290 168,452 170,613 172,774 174,936 177,098
Haywood 68,899 69,394 69,891 70,385 70,878 71,373 71,868 72,364 72,859
Henderson 134,290 135,492 136,665 137,808 138,926 140,016 141,078 142,118 143,128
Hertford 24,089 24,094 24,097 24,102 24,109 24,112 24,118 24,122 24,126
Hoke 70,757 72,299 73,962 75,640 77,234 78,670 79,919 81,004 81,988
Hyde 5,147 5,123 5,098 5,073 5,046 5,023 4,996 4,972 4,948
Iredell 216,472 219,566 222,661 225,757 228,854 231,948 235,044 238,138 241,235
Jackson 51,897 52,531 53,167 53,803 54,437 55,074 55,708 56,341 56,977
Johnston 252,858 257,156 261,359 265,568 269,856 274,259 278,763 283,322 287,877
Jones 10,100 10,100 10,101 10,099 10,099 10,099 10,099 10,099 10,099
Lee 63,462 63,668 63,864 64,052 64,232 64,401 64,567 64,720 64,872
Lenoir 55,855 55,741 55,625 55,511 55,396 55,283 55,166 55,053 54,937
Lincoln 99,369 100,613 101,829 103,020 104,199 105,375 106,558 107,756 108,966
Macon 42,382 42,903 43,425 43,948 44,470 44,993 45,514 46,037 46,559
Madison 25,796 26,070 26,343 26,616 26,889 27,162 27,433 27,708 27,980
Martin 22,013 21,908 21,802 21,696 21,589 21,483 21,376 21,269 21,163
McDowell 48,989 49,206 49,424 49,643 49,860 50,074 50,293 50,509 50,723
Mecklenburg 1,354,203 1,375,764 1,397,343 1,418,913 1,440,465 1,462,014 1,483,563 1,505,118 1,526,677
Mitchell 15,255 15,255 15,256 15,256 15,254 15,255 15,255 15,255 15,255
Montgomery 28,881 28,959 29,040 29,120 29,198 29,278 29,359 29,439 29,517
Moore 118,857 120,319 121,760 123,177 124,574 125,946 127,295 128,625 129,931
Nash 96,053 96,056 96,056 96,058 96,059 96,059 96,058 96,059 96,061
New Hanover 282,723 286,816 290,911 295,005 299,101 303,193 307,288 311,381 315,475
Northampton 19,126 18,997 18,859 18,727 18,592 18,458 18,324 18,189 18,054
Onslow 225,971 228,222 230,472 232,722 234,972 237,223 239,474 241,724 243,975
Orange 162,754 164,277 165,797 167,315 168,833 170,348 171,863 173,376 174,886
Pamlico 13,495 13,516 13,535 13,552 13,572 13,591 13,610 13,629 13,647
Pasquotank 39,804 39,802 39,802 39,803 39,802 39,802 39,803 39,803 39,802
Pender 76,632 77,812 78,992 80,172 81,355 82,534 83,716 84,897 86,078
Perquimans 14,789 14,891 14,996 15,098 15,202 15,308 15,412 15,516 15,622
Person 41,302 41,385 41,466 41,542 41,616 41,687 41,756 41,821 41,885
Pitt 197,470 198,976 200,484 201,991 203,497 205,004 206,509 208,019 209,525
Polk 23,069 23,187 23,304 23,417 23,529 23,639 23,749 23,856 23,959
Randolph 146,524 146,742 146,960 147,178 147,397 147,613 147,832 148,050 148,270
Richmond 44,033 43,950 43,865 43,781 43,699 43,616 43,531 43,449 43,365
Robeson 120,174 119,245 118,319 117,392 116,464 115,536 114,609 113,682 112,753
Rockingham 90,743 90,741 90,739 90,738 90,738 90,737 90,737 90,739 90,739
Rowan 153,970 154,939 155,909 156,875 157,845 158,814 159,784 160,752 161,721
Rutherford 74,011 74,439 74,867 75,295 75,722 76,147 76,575 77,003 77,430
Sampson 65,014 65,045 65,074 65,096 65,118 65,139 65,153 65,168 65,181
Scotland 35,916 35,923 35,935 35,943 35,953 35,961 35,971 35,981 35,990
Stanly 68,784 69,225 69,663 70,103 70,543 70,984 71,424 71,862 72,304
Stokes 46,574 46,574 46,573 46,571 46,572 46,569 46,569 46,569 46,569
Surry 73,116 73,117 73,116 73,116 73,117 73,117 73,117 73,118 73,117
Swain 16,455 16,588 16,720 16,853 16,987 17,120 17,251 17,385 17,517
Transylvania 39,182 39,522 39,863 40,204 40,547 40,885 41,226 41,565 41,906
Tyrrell 4,309 4,309 4,309 4,309 4,308 4,309 4,311 4,309 4,309
Union 295,739 301,017 306,299 311,585 316,875 322,165 327,454 332,743 338,032
Vance 45,338 45,345 45,350 45,356 45,360 45,365 45,368 45,370 45,376
Wake 1,351,791 1,375,154 1,398,521 1,421,888 1,445,256 1,468,625 1,491,994 1,515,362 1,538,731
Warren 19,712 19,693 19,676 19,662 19,649 19,636 19,627 19,615 19,607
Washington 11,236 11,153 11,070 10,987 10,902 10,819 10,737 10,651 10,569
Watauga 72,338 73,562 74,785 76,012 77,234 78,459 79,682 80,907 82,131
Wayne 134,448 135,092 135,817 136,604 137,424 138,244 139,041 139,805 140,525
Wilkes 73,431 73,720 74,015 74,311 74,604 74,896 75,191 75,483 75,775
Wilson 88,579 89,178 89,774 90,373 90,974 91,573 92,172 92,771 93,369
Yadkin 39,952 39,988 40,022 40,051 40,075 40,093 40,112 40,127 40,140
Yancey 18,953 19,002 19,049 19,099 19,147 19,198 19,246 19,296 19,345
STATE 11,847,719 11,967,241 12,086,892 12,206,608 12,326,314 12,445,902 12,565,265 12,684,352 12,803,172
Source: North Carolina OSBM, Standard Population Estimates, Vintage 2017 and Population Projections, Vintage 2018

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Last updated December 3, 2018