County Densities 1970-1995

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...go to state Land_Area ........................................Persons/Square_Mile.....................................
County (Square Miles) April 1970 July 1975 April 1980 July 1985 April 1990 July 1995
ALAMANCE 429.99   224.43 228.61 230.98 238.41 251.66 274.58  
ALEXANDER 260.19   74.82 88.01 96.08 101.27 105.86 117.31  
ALLEGHANY 234.65   34.66 38.35 40.86 40.69 40.87 42.09  
ANSON 531.57   44.19 46.47 48.25 46.75 44.16 45.95  
ASHE 426.13   45.93 48.58 52.39 53.32 52.12 54.45  
AVERY 247.00   51.23 57.49 58.34 59.62 60.19 62.60  
BEAUFORT 827.97   43.46 46.02 48.74 50.98 51.07 52.64  
BERTIE 699.19   29.36 29.89 30.07 30.04 29.16 29.41  
BLADEN 874.94   30.26 33.37 34.85 33.87 32.76 34.88  
BRUNSWICK 854.79   28.34 39.66 41.85 52.46 59.65 72.18  
BUNCOMBE 655.99   221.07 233.85 245.27 254.70 265.79 294.59  
BURKE 506.73   119.13 134.98 143.08 146.90 149.47 164.47  
CABARRUS 364.39   204.81 219.54 235.72 253.04 271.51 307.05  
CALDWELL 471.60   120.23 133.59 143.65 148.30 149.93 157.05  
CAMDEN 240.68   22.66 24.10 24.22 23.26 24.53 26.35  
CARTERET 519.84   60.79 71.95 79.05 92.98 100.81 110.41  
CASWELL 424.67   44.87 48.04 48.76 50.88 48.65 51.31  
CATAWBA 399.97   227.20 247.77 263.04 280.19 296.05 322.08  
CHATHAM 682.85   43.28 45.54 48.93 52.47 57.08 64.33  
CHEROKEE 455.19   35.88 38.89 41.59 43.22 44.31 49.18  
CHOWAN 172.64   62.35 66.03 72.74 75.64 78.23 81.43  
CLAY 214.70   24.13 27.01 30.83 32.64 33.33 36.87  
CLEVELAND 464.63   156.16 172.83 179.57 181.16 182.85 195.59  
COLUMBUS 936.80   50.10 53.27 54.48 54.10 52.93 55.97  
CRAVEN 708.43   88.30 98.10 100.28 112.12 115.48 122.10  
CUMBERLAND 652.72   324.86 358.20 378.66 400.83 420.88 458.63  
CURRITUCK 261.70   26.66 38.21 42.37 47.93 52.49 61.30  
DARE 383.58   18.24 25.55 34.87 44.37 59.30 67.92  
DAVIDSON 552.15   173.19 188.17 204.95 217.44 229.45 249.91  
DAVIE 265.19   71.10 82.21 92.76 99.39 105.05 114.26  
DUPLIN 817.73   46.49 49.04 50.08 49.58 48.91 54.97  
DURHAM 290.32   457.02 491.88 524.38 564.77 626.36 693.05  
EDGECOMBE 505.03   103.64 106.93 110.86 114.26 112.26 114.04  
FORSYTH 409.60   525.20 560.07 594.99 627.40 649.07 698.48  
FRANKLIN 492.02   54.51 58.33 61.08 66.48 74.01 85.68  
GASTON 356.22   416.64 440.46 456.38 482.11 490.63 511.44  
GATES 340.61   25.03 25.54 26.06 26.76 27.32 29.50  
GRAHAM 292.07   22.47 22.94 24.71 24.89 24.64 26.15  
GRANVILLE 531.12   61.69 63.26 64.10 67.73 72.19 78.21  
GREENE 265.40   56.39 56.14 60.73 60.11 57.97 64.33  
GUILFORD 649.42   444.46 465.03 488.36 507.48 534.98 591.53  
HALIFAX 725.36   74.93 75.96 75.93 75.96 76.54 80.98  
HARNETT 595.01   83.47 93.61 100.12 106.80 114.00 132.99  
HAYWOOD 553.66   75.33 80.37 83.98 85.51 84.80 91.75  
HENDERSON 374.00   114.54 135.03 156.73 174.02 186.49 212.75  
HERTFORD 353.26   69.18 65.39 66.15 66.13 63.17 65.63  
HOKE 391.22   42.01 48.82 52.10 55.25 58.42 72.39  
HYDE 612.80   9.09 9.30 9.58 9.52 8.83 8.60  
IREDELL 575.57   125.44 136.21 143.40 151.33 161.94 182.17  
JACKSON 490.71   44.00 49.52 52.60 54.41 54.69 61.56  
Land_Area ........................................Persons/Square_Mile......................................
County (Square Miles) April 1970 July 1975 April 1980 July 1985 April 1990 July 1995
JOHNSTON 791.86   77.97 84.36 89.16 95.80 102.68 124.09  
JONES 471.88   20.72 20.77 20.57 19.88 19.84 21.01  
LEE 257.26   118.43 130.61 142.73 154.36 160.81 178.13  
LENOIR 399.85   138.06 146.30 149.60 147.18 143.24 149.34  
LINCOLN 298.79   109.38 126.84 141.81 152.64 168.41 189.53  
MCDOWELL 441.68   69.39 75.17 79.55 81.10 80.78 85.87  
MACON 516.47   30.57 35.05 39.07 44.06 45.51 51.63  
MADISON 449.42   35.61 36.71 37.44 37.91 37.72 40.18  
MARTIN 461.18   53.62 54.86 56.26 56.07 54.38 55.80  
MECKLENBURG 526.28   673.90 717.12 768.17 852.84 971.38 1132.09  
MITCHELL 221.43   60.73 63.68 65.16 65.03 65.18 69.03  
MONTGOMERY 491.60   39.19 41.90 45.71 47.14 47.52 50.57  
MOORE 697.74   55.96 64.06 72.38 77.34 84.56 96.99  
NASH 540.27   109.43 118.83 124.30 131.59 141.92 153.92  
NEW HANOVER 198.93   417.20 495.64 520.13 562.97 604.64 727.88  
NORTHAMPTON 536.48   43.06 42.31 41.37 40.86 39.15 40.04  
ONSLOW 766.82   134.49 146.97 147.08 173.64 195.40 193.88  
ORANGE 399.84   143.98 173.32 192.72 209.04 234.25 265.71  
PAMLICO 336.94   28.10 28.19 30.86 32.77 33.74 35.69  
PASQUOTANK 226.88   118.23 121.21 125.45 129.99 137.95 147.68  
PENDER 870.67   20.84 23.20 25.57 28.02 33.14 40.70  
PERQUIMANS 247.17   33.79 36.82 38.38 40.24 42.27 43.79  
PERSON 392.31   66.05 69.84 74.34 75.12 76.93 83.71  
PITT 651.58   113.42 125.85 138.35 150.38 166.49 183.29  
POLK 237.85   49.34 52.97 54.59 58.95 60.79 68.91  
RANDOLPH 787.36   96.98 107.19 115.96 123.93 135.32 148.65  
RICHMOND 473.98   84.16 88.19 95.28 95.18 93.91 96.70  
ROBESON 948.84   89.42 100.65 107.09 110.09 110.84 120.36  
ROCKINGHAM 566.44   127.82 140.88 147.28 150.06 151.94 157.68  
ROWAN 511.31   176.09 183.45 193.98 204.19 216.32 235.49  
RUTHERFORD 564.12   83.91 90.41 95.35 99.53 100.96 106.73  
SAMPSON 945.45   47.55 50.77 52.55 51.25 50.03 56.10  
SCOTLAND 319.14   84.38 94.31 101.12 103.45 105.79 110.19  
STANLY 395.06   108.39 115.68 122.81 127.02 131.03 137.51  
STOKES 451.84   52.63 64.85 73.23 78.30 82.38 92.16  
SURRY 536.52   95.83 104.56 110.81 112.80 115.01 123.48  
SWAIN 528.10   16.73 18.75 19.47 20.54 21.34 22.31  
TRANSYLVANIA 378.39   52.10 57.35 61.89 65.93 67.44 72.72  
TYRRELL 389.91   9.76 10.00 10.19 10.31 9.89 9.79  
UNION 637.37   85.84 98.84 110.51 120.36 132.12 157.58  
VANCE 253.52   128.95 134.11 144.95 149.90 153.41 158.36  
WAKE 831.92   275.27 321.66 362.33 433.20 512.44 636.20  
WARREN 428.70   35.78 38.26 37.86 39.09 40.27 43.44  
WASHINGTON 348.46   40.29 43.33 42.47 40.99 40.17 40.87  
WATAUGA 312.51   74.89 95.36 101.33 112.22 118.24 130.59  
WAYNE 552.57   154.57 167.40 175.64 183.03 189.42 200.70  
WILKES 757.19   65.41 73.30 77.47 79.05 78.44 82.53  
WILSON 371.09   154.91 161.96 170.13 173.47 178.02 188.05  
YADKIN 335.55   73.31 81.06 84.75 87.47 90.86 100.78  
YANCEY 312.45   40.42 45.13 47.80 49.11 49.35 52.81  

Land_Area ........................................Persons/Square_Mile......................................
NORTH (Square Miles) April 1970 July 1975 April 1980 July 1985 April 1990 July 1995
CAROLINA 48,710.88   104.38 113.70 120.71 128.41 136.16 150.73  

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Last Update: April 8, 2008