Aspects of Municipal Population Change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2016
Ranked by Total Population Percent Change
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Rank Municipality County April 2010 Population Annexed Change in Annexed Areas Change in 2010 Limits Total Change Percent Change July 2016
1 Fontana Dam Graham 15 9 0 -1 8 53.3 23
2 Bermuda Run Davie 1,725 716 10 159 885 51.3 2,610
3 Rolesville Wake 3,786 130 35 1,772 1,937 51.2 5,723
4 St. James Brunswick 3,165 0 0 1,415 1,415 44.7 4,580
5 Harrisburg Cabarrus 11,526 1,327 1,317 2,006 4,650 40.3 16,176
6 Fuquay-Varina Wake 17,937 113 1,239 4,965 6,317 35.2 24,254
7 Leland Brunswick 13,527 0 0 4,429 4,429 32.7 17,956
8 Waxhaw Union 9,859 0 0 3,176 3,176 32.2 13,035
9 Morrisville Wake, Durham 18,576 64 1 5,815 5,880 31.7 24,456
10 Stem Granville 463 0 0 125 125 27.0 588
11 Holly Springs Wake 24,661 9 105 6,455 6,569 26.6 31,230
12 Pinehurst Moore 13,124 1,719 70 1,539 3,328 25.4 16,452
13 Apex Wake 37,476 213 3,534 5,450 9,197 24.5 46,673
14 Falcon Cumberland, Sampson 258 4 0 59 63 24.4 321
15 Holly Ridge Onslow 1,268 0 93 212 305 24.1 1,573
16 Weaverville Buncombe 3,120 542 45 151 738 23.7 3,858
17 Midland Cabarrus, Mecklenburg 3,073 20 0 667 687 22.4 3,760
18 Pittsboro Chatham 3,743 12 1 821 834 22.3 4,577
19 Huntersville Mecklenburg 46,773 32 110 10,230 10,372 22.2 57,145
20 Cornelius Mecklenburg 24,866 232 697 4,412 5,341 21.5 30,207
21 Boiling Spring Lakes Brunswick 5,372 0 0 1,147 1,147 21.4 6,519
22 Shallotte Brunswick 3,675 4 8 770 782 21.3 4,457
23 Southport Brunswick 2,833 0 0 595 595 21.0 3,428
24 Knightdale Wake 11,401 11 11 2,363 2,385 20.9 13,786
25 Navassa Brunswick 1,505 0 0 310 310 20.6 1,815
26 Clayton Johnston, Wake 16,116 53 618 2,640 3,311 20.5 19,427
27 Marvin Union 5,579 1 1 1,119 1,121 20.1 6,700
28 Maggie Valley Haywood 1,150 6 119 103 228 19.8 1,378
29 Mooresville Iredell 32,711 19 -1 6,339 6,357 19.4 39,068
30 Aberdeen Moore 6,350 21 86 1,107 1,214 19.1 7,564
31 Cramerton Gaston 4,165 0 0 779 779 18.7 4,944
32 Pineville Mecklenburg 7,479 0 0 1,394 1,394 18.6 8,873
33 Davidson Mecklenburg, Iredell 10,944 11 0 1,966 1,977 18.1 12,921
34 Richlands Onslow 1,520 0 221 49 270 17.8 1,790
35 Mint Hill Mecklenburg, Union 22,722 216 10 3,801 4,027 17.7 26,749
36 Swepsonville Alamance 1,154 0 0 204 204 17.7 1,358
37 Carolina Shores Brunswick 3,048 0 0 529 529 17.4 3,577
38 Wake Forest Wake, Franklin 30,117 14 431 4,731 5,176 17.2 35,293
39 Varnamtown Brunswick 541 0 0 92 92 17.0 633
40 Mars Hill Madison 1,869 57 0 257 314 16.8 2,183
41 Oak Ridge Guilford 6,185 123 4 897 1,024 16.6 7,209
42 Youngsville Franklin 1,157 0 11 180 191 16.5 1,348
43 Newport Carteret 4,150 0 476 203 679 16.4 4,829
44 Ocean Isle Beach Brunswick 550 0 0 89 89 16.2 639
45 Cameron Moore 285 0 0 46 46 16.1 331
46 Foxfire Moore 902 4 6 135 145 16.1 1,047
47 Angier Harnett, Wake 4,350 1 0 690 691 15.9 5,041
48 Watha Pender 190 2 0 28 30 15.8 220
49 Sunset Beach Brunswick 3,572 0 0 556 556 15.6 4,128
50 Wesley Chapel Union 7,463 183 33 945 1,161 15.6 8,624
51 Cary Wake, Chatham 135,234 276 1,254 18,277 19,807 14.6 155,041
52 Whispering Pines Moore 2,928 0 0 423 423 14.4 3,351
53 Stallings Union, Mecklenburg 13,831 18 1 1,946 1,965 14.2 15,796
54 Indian Trail Union 33,518 197 80 4,382 4,659 13.9 38,177
55 Belville Brunswick 1,936 0 0 267 267 13.8 2,203
56 Cape Carteret Carteret 1,917 86 11 166 263 13.7 2,180
57 Banner Elk Avery 1,028 0 0 140 140 13.6 1,168
58 Charlotte Mecklenburg 731,424 4,126 1,238 93,470 98,834 13.5 830,258
59 Surf City Pender, Onslow 1,853 0 0 250 250 13.5 2,103
60 Matthews Mecklenburg 27,198 0 0 3,651 3,651 13.4 30,849
61 Murfreesboro Hertford 2,835 0 0 375 375 13.2 3,210
62 Caswell Beach Brunswick 398 0 0 52 52 13.1 450
63 Mebane Alamance, Orange 11,393 2 0 1,462 1,464 12.8 12,857
64 Wilson's Mill Johnston 2,277 0 0 291 291 12.8 2,568
65 Garner Wake 25,745 17 994 2,243 3,254 12.6 28,999
66 Mineral Springs Union 2,639 0 0 332 332 12.6 2,971
67 Archer Lodge Johnston 4,292 0 0 537 537 12.5 4,829
68 Atkinson Pender 299 0 0 37 37 12.4 336
69 Concord Cabarrus 79,066 127 329 9,293 9,749 12.3 88,815
70 Alamance Alamance 951 0 0 117 117 12.3 1,068
71 Kittrell Vance 467 0 0 57 57 12.2 524
72 Northwest Brunswick 735 0 0 89 89 12.1 824
73 Locust Stanly, Cabarrus 2,930 0 0 353 353 12.0 3,283
74 Troutman Iredell 2,383 58 4 224 286 12.0 2,669
75 Fletcher Henderson 7,187 0 0 862 862 12.0 8,049
76 Cedar Point Carteret 1,279 0 0 153 153 12.0 1,432
77 Elon Alamance 9,409 7 0 1,116 1,123 11.9 10,532
78 Wendell Wake 5,845 3 0 685 688 11.8 6,533
79 Durham Durham, Wake, Orange 228,330 4 1,759 24,949 26,712 11.7 255,042
80 Southern Pines Moore 12,334 0 386 1,034 1,420 11.5 13,754
81 Topsail Beach Pender 368 0 0 42 42 11.4 410
82 Summerfield Guilford 10,232 0 0 1,156 1,156 11.3 11,388
83 Bolivia Brunswick 143 0 0 16 16 11.2 159
84 Boone Watauga 17,122 3 71 1,832 1,906 11.1 19,028
85 Weddington Union, Mecklenburg 9,459 0 0 1,050 1,050 11.1 10,509
86 Raleigh Wake, Durham 403,892 855 3,141 40,811 44,807 11.1 448,699
87 Stokesdale Guilford 5,047 0 0 557 557 11.0 5,604
88 Oak Island Brunswick 6,783 0 0 746 746 11.0 7,529
89 Seven Devils Watauga, Avery 192 2 2 17 21 10.9 213
90 Trenton Jones 287 0 0 31 31 10.8 318
91 Bald Head Island Brunswick 158 0 0 17 17 10.8 175
92 Swansboro Onslow 2,663 0 0 285 285 10.7 2,948
93 Calabash Brunswick 1,786 0 0 186 186 10.4 1,972
94 Montreat Buncombe 723 0 0 75 75 10.4 798
95 Asheville Buncombe 83,393 545 52 7,939 8,536 10.2 91,929
96 Mount Holly Gaston 13,656 3 0 1,382 1,385 10.1 15,041
97 Wilmington New Hanover 106,476 4 1,551 9,224 10,779 10.1 117,255
98 Holden Beach Brunswick 575 0 0 58 58 10.1 633
99 Fairview Union 3,324 0 0 335 335 10.1 3,659
100 Belmont Gaston 10,076 348 -70 723 1,001 9.9 11,077
101 Creedmoor Granville 4,124 0 0 407 407 9.9 4,531
102 St. Helena Pender 389 0 0 38 38 9.8 427
103 Unionville Union 5,929 171 4 398 573 9.7 6,502
104 Hillsborough Orange 6,087 35 55 496 586 9.6 6,673
105 Sandy Creek Brunswick 260 0 0 25 25 9.6 285
106 Gibsonville Guilford, Alamance 6,410 3 2 608 613 9.6 7,023
107 Siler City Chatham 7,887 0 0 748 748 9.5 8,635
108 Minnesott Beach Pamlico 440 0 0 41 41 9.3 481
109 Kannapolis Cabarrus, Rowan 42,625 0 0 3,970 3,970 9.3 46,595
110 Mount Pleasant Cabarrus 1,652 2 0 148 150 9.1 1,802
111 Taylorsville Alexander 2,077 11 0 177 188 9.1 2,265
112 Kure Beach New Hanover 2,012 0 0 181 181 9.0 2,193
113 Manteo Dare 1,434 0 0 129 129 9.0 1,563
114 Coats Harnett 2,112 0 0 189 189 8.9 2,301
115 Hope Mills Cumberland 15,176 11 783 553 1,347 8.9 16,523
116 Southern Shores Dare 2,714 0 0 238 238 8.8 2,952
117 Wilkesboro Wilkes 3,413 117 153 22 292 8.6 3,705
118 St. Pauls Robeson 2,035 237 -3 -60 174 8.6 2,209
119 Walkertown Forsyth 4,675 40 0 353 393 8.4 5,068
120 Pinebluff Moore 1,337 0 0 112 112 8.4 1,449
121 Zebulon Wake, Johnston 4,433 3 0 360 363 8.2 4,796
122 Sims Wilson 282 17 0 6 23 8.2 305
123 Morehead City Carteret 8,661 10 363 327 700 8.1 9,361
124 Jacksonville Onslow 70,145 24 2,770 2,805 5,599 8.0 75,744
125 Nags Head Dare 2,757 0 0 220 220 8.0 2,977
126 Mills River Henderson 6,802 2 0 539 541 8.0 7,343
127 Claremont Catawba 1,352 20 2 83 105 7.8 1,457
128 Jamestown Guilford 3,382 0 0 260 260 7.7 3,642
129 Kill Devil Hills Dare 6,683 0 0 512 512 7.7 7,195
130 Woodfin Buncombe 6,123 6 0 460 466 7.6 6,589
131 Kitty Hawk Dare 3,272 0 0 244 244 7.5 3,516
132 Pollocksville Jones 311 0 0 23 23 7.4 334
133 Mocksville Davie 5,051 0 0 371 371 7.3 5,422
134 Duck Dare 369 0 0 27 27 7.3 396
135 Bryson City Swain 1,424 2 0 101 103 7.2 1,527
136 Oakboro Stanly 1,859 6 0 128 134 7.2 1,993
137 Pine Level Johnston 1,700 0 0 122 122 7.2 1,822
138 Indian Beach Carteret 112 2 2 4 8 7.1 120
139 Love Valley Iredell 113 4 0 4 8 7.1 121
140 Tabor City Columbus 3,979 0 0 280 280 7.0 4,259
141 Raeford Hoke 4,611 0 0 324 324 7.0 4,935
142 Kernersville Forsyth, Guilford 23,123 0 821 786 1,607 6.9 24,730
143 Vass Moore 720 0 0 50 50 6.9 770
144 Tryon Polk 1,646 0 0 114 114 6.9 1,760
145 White Lake Bladen 802 6 0 49 55 6.9 857
146 Hendersonville Henderson 13,137 0 0 898 898 6.8 14,035
147 North Wilkesboro Wilkes 4,245 14 0 274 288 6.8 4,533
148 Dallas Gaston 4,488 3 0 300 303 6.8 4,791
149 Pembroke Robeson 2,973 0 126 70 196 6.6 3,169
150 Lake Park Union 3,422 0 0 225 225 6.6 3,647
151 Franklin Macon 3,845 64 0 188 252 6.6 4,097
152 Flat Rock Henderson 3,114 0 0 202 202 6.5 3,316
153 Hayesville Clay 311 0 0 20 20 6.4 331
154 Peletier Carteret 644 0 0 41 41 6.4 685
155 Carthage Moore 2,205 10 2 124 136 6.2 2,341
156 Four Oaks Johnston 1,921 1 0 117 118 6.1 2,039
157 Bogue Carteret 684 0 0 42 42 6.1 726
158 Erwin Harnett 4,405 0 0 269 269 6.1 4,674
159 Marshall Madison 872 0 0 53 53 6.1 925
160 Archdale Randolph, Guilford 11,415 28 0 659 687 6.0 12,102
161 Sylva Jackson 2,588 0 0 155 155 6.0 2,743
162 Burgaw Pender 3,872 0 0 230 230 5.9 4,102
163 Ossipee Alamance 543 0 0 32 32 5.9 575
164 Monroe Union 32,797 0 0 1,928 1,928 5.9 34,725
165 Lowell Gaston 3,526 0 0 207 207 5.9 3,733
166 Turkey Sampson 292 0 0 17 17 5.8 309
167 Biltmore Forest Buncombe 1,343 0 0 77 77 5.7 1,420
168 Stanfield Stanly 1,486 0 0 84 84 5.7 1,570
169 High Point Guilford, Davidson, Forsyth, Randolph 104,371 32 2 5,830 5,864 5.6 110,235
170 Rosman Transylvania 576 0 4 28 32 5.6 608
171 Rural Hall Forsyth 2,937 2 0 161 163 5.5 3,100
172 Selma Johnston 6,073 1 0 333 334 5.5 6,407
173 Dortches Nash 935 37 0 14 51 5.5 986
174 Stedman Cumberland 1,028 0 0 56 56 5.4 1,084
175 Greensboro Guilford 269,666 51 407 14,204 14,662 5.4 284,328
176 Carolina Beach New Hanover 5,706 0 0 309 309 5.4 6,015
177 Granite Quarry Rowan 2,930 0 0 156 156 5.3 3,086
178 Clemmons Forsyth 18,627 0 0 978 978 5.3 19,605
179 Lillington Harnett 3,194 0 0 167 167 5.2 3,361
180 Brevard Transylvania 7,609 1 143 249 393 5.2 8,002
181 Blowing Rock Watauga, Caldwell 1,241 68 0 -4 64 5.2 1,305
182 Benson Johnston, Harnett 3,311 0 0 170 170 5.1 3,481
183 Micro Johnston 441 0 0 22 22 5.0 463
184 Carrboro Orange 19,582 0 30 921 951 4.9 20,533
185 Goldston Chatham 268 0 0 13 13 4.9 281
186 Statesville Iredell 24,532 4 0 1,176 1,180 4.8 25,712
187 Winston-Salem Forsyth 229,617 20 92 10,874 10,986 4.8 240,603
188 Burlington Alamance, Guilford 50,042 971 38 1,375 2,384 4.8 52,426
189 Robbins Moore 1,097 0 0 52 52 4.7 1,149
190 Beaufort Carteret 4,039 0 0 191 191 4.7 4,230
191 Graham Alamance 14,153 4 398 257 659 4.7 14,812
192 Princeville Edgecombe 2,082 0 0 96 96 4.6 2,178
193 Chapel Hill Orange, Durham 57,233 337 12 2,269 2,618 4.6 59,851
194 Seven Springs Wayne 110 0 0 5 5 4.5 115
195 McAdenville Gaston 651 0 0 29 29 4.5 680
196 Hudson Caldwell 3,776 0 45 123 168 4.4 3,944
197 Stanley Gaston 3,556 0 0 154 154 4.3 3,710
198 Tar Heel Bladen 117 0 0 5 5 4.3 122
199 Milton Caswell 166 0 0 7 7 4.2 173
200 Sanford Lee 28,094 0 0 1,173 1,173 4.2 29,267
201 Taylortown Moore 722 0 0 30 30 4.2 752
202 Dunn Harnett 9,263 0 0 384 384 4.1 9,647
203 Arapahoe Pamlico 556 0 0 23 23 4.1 579
204 Kings Mountain Cleveland, Gaston 10,296 288 1 134 423 4.1 10,719
205 Richfield Stanly 613 0 0 25 25 4.1 638
206 Fayetteville Cumberland 200,564 14 1,699 6,452 8,165 4.1 208,729
207 Princeton Johnston 1,194 0 0 48 48 4.0 1,242
208 Greenville Pitt 84,554 2 147 3,242 3,391 4.0 87,945
209 Hot Springs Madison 560 0 0 22 22 3.9 582
210 Snow Hill Greene 1,595 0 89 -28 61 3.8 1,656
211 Broadway Lee, Harnett 1,229 0 0 47 47 3.8 1,276
212 Butner Granville 7,591 0 0 289 289 3.8 7,880
213 Lewisville Forsyth 12,639 0 0 481 481 3.8 13,120
214 Haw River Alamance 2,298 0 0 87 87 3.8 2,385
215 Beech Mountain Watauga, Avery 320 0 0 12 12 3.8 332
216 Gastonia Gaston 71,741 3 18 2,651 2,672 3.7 74,413
217 Emerald Isle Carteret 3,655 0 0 136 136 3.7 3,791
218 Boiling Springs Cleveland 4,647 0 14 158 172 3.7 4,819
219 Asheboro Randolph 25,012 266 7 646 919 3.7 25,931
220 Lucama Wilson 1,108 0 0 40 40 3.6 1,148
221 Webster Jackson 363 0 0 13 13 3.6 376
222 Forest Hills Jackson 365 0 0 13 13 3.6 378
223 Maysville Jones 1,019 0 0 36 36 3.5 1,055
224 Black Mountain Buncombe 7,848 0 0 277 277 3.5 8,125
225 Marshville Union 2,402 3 0 79 82 3.4 2,484
226 Harmony Iredell 531 0 0 18 18 3.4 549
227 North Topsail Beach Onslow 743 0 0 25 25 3.4 768
228 Ranlo Gaston 3,434 24 0 91 115 3.3 3,549
229 New London Stanly 600 5 0 15 20 3.3 620
230 Staley Randolph 393 0 0 13 13 3.3 406
231 Dublin Bladen 338 0 0 11 11 3.3 349
232 Wingate Union 3,491 0 0 112 112 3.2 3,603
233 Pleasant Garden Guilford 4,489 0 0 143 143 3.2 4,632
234 Canton Haywood 4,227 0 0 132 132 3.1 4,359
235 Tobaccoville Forsyth, Stokes 2,441 0 0 76 76 3.1 2,517
236 Beulaville Duplin 1,296 0 0 40 40 3.1 1,336
237 Earl Cleveland 260 0 0 8 8 3.1 268
238 Sedalia Guilford 623 0 0 19 19 3.0 642
239 Newland Avery 698 0 0 21 21 3.0 719
240 Calypso Duplin 538 0 0 16 16 3.0 554
241 Rutherford College Burke 1,341 0 0 39 39 2.9 1,380
241 Sandyfield Columbus 447 0 0 13 13 2.9 460
243 Rose Hill Duplin 1,626 0 0 47 47 2.9 1,673
244 Laurel Park Henderson 2,180 0 0 61 61 2.8 2,241
245 Clyde Haywood 1,223 0 0 34 34 2.8 1,257
246 Salisbury Rowan 33,527 7 0 925 932 2.8 34,459
247 Murphy Cherokee 1,627 0 0 45 45 2.8 1,672
248 Cherryville Gaston 5,760 0 0 159 159 2.8 5,919
249 Spruce Pine Mitchell 2,175 0 0 60 60 2.8 2,235
250 Franklinville Randolph 1,164 0 0 32 32 2.7 1,196
251 Faison Duplin, Sampson 961 0 0 26 26 2.7 987
252 Maiden Catawba, Lincoln 3,310 0 3 86 89 2.7 3,399
253 Kenly Johnston, Wilson 1,339 0 0 36 36 2.7 1,375
254 Greenevers Duplin 634 0 0 17 17 2.7 651
255 Magnolia Duplin 939 0 0 25 25 2.7 964
256 Simpson Pitt 416 0 0 11 11 2.6 427
257 Crossnore Avery 192 0 0 5 5 2.6 197
258 Faith Rowan 807 0 0 21 21 2.6 828
259 Hemby Bridge Union 1,520 0 0 39 39 2.6 1,559
260 Red Cross Stanly 742 0 0 19 19 2.6 761
261 Wallburg Davidson 3,047 0 0 78 78 2.6 3,125
262 Saluda Polk, Henderson 713 0 0 18 18 2.5 731
263 Rockwell Rowan 2,108 5 0 48 53 2.5 2,161
264 Red Oak Nash 3,430 0 0 86 86 2.5 3,516
265 Smithfield Johnston 10,966 0 0 272 272 2.5 11,238
266 Midway Davidson 4,679 0 0 114 114 2.4 4,793
267 Whitsett Guilford 590 0 0 14 14 2.4 604
268 Ruth Rutherford 440 0 0 10 10 2.3 450
269 Mooresboro Cleveland 311 0 0 7 7 2.3 318
270 Glen Alpine Burke 1,517 20 0 13 33 2.2 1,550
271 Andrews Cherokee 1,781 0 0 38 38 2.1 1,819
272 Marion McDowell 7,838 343 12 -189 166 2.1 8,004
273 Conover Catawba 8,165 0 0 170 170 2.1 8,335
274 Cleveland Rowan 868 0 0 18 18 2.1 886
275 Winfall Perquimans 594 0 0 12 12 2.0 606
276 Oriental Pamlico 900 4 0 14 18 2.0 918
277 China Grove Rowan 4,162 0 0 83 83 2.0 4,245
278 Waynesville Haywood 9,869 0 0 196 196 2.0 10,065
279 Bridgeton Craven 454 3 0 6 9 2.0 463
280 Stovall Granville 418 0 0 8 8 1.9 426
281 High Shoals Gaston 696 0 0 13 13 1.9 709
282 Bessemer City Gaston 5,340 5 0 94 99 1.9 5,439
283 Randleman Randolph 4,113 0 23 53 76 1.8 4,189
284 Lake Lure Rutherford 1,192 0 0 22 22 1.8 1,214
285 Rhodhiss Burke, Caldwell 1,070 0 0 19 19 1.8 1,089
286 New Bern Craven 29,524 25 263 236 524 1.8 30,048
287 Landis Rowan 3,096 4 0 48 52 1.7 3,148
288 Pine Knoll Shores Carteret 1,339 0 0 22 22 1.6 1,361
289 Pilot Mountain Surry 1,477 4 0 20 24 1.6 1,501
290 Garland Sampson 625 0 0 10 10 1.6 635
291 Alliance Pamlico 776 0 0 12 12 1.5 788
291 Wallace Duplin, Pender 3,880 2 0 58 60 1.5 3,940
293 Autryville Sampson 196 0 3 0 3 1.5 199
294 Lincolnton Lincoln 10,486 0 0 152 152 1.4 10,638
295 Thomasville Davidson, Randolph 26,757 0 0 372 372 1.4 27,129
296 Albemarle Stanly 15,903 0 0 218 218 1.4 16,121
297 Teachey Duplin 376 0 3 2 5 1.3 381
298 Eastover Cumberland 3,628 0 0 48 48 1.3 3,676
299 Rennert Robeson 383 0 0 5 5 1.3 388
300 Ayden Pitt 4,932 0 0 64 64 1.3 4,996
301 Bakersville Mitchell 464 0 0 6 6 1.3 470
302 Wrightsville Beach New Hanover 2,477 0 0 32 32 1.3 2,509
303 King Stokes, Forsyth 6,904 2 0 86 88 1.3 6,992
304 Star Montgomery 876 0 0 11 11 1.3 887
305 Oxford Granville 8,461 36 1 65 102 1.2 8,563
306 Grifton Pitt, Lenoir 2,617 2 0 28 30 1.1 2,647
307 Grimesland Pitt 441 2 0 3 5 1.1 446
308 Orrum Robeson 91 0 0 1 1 1.1 92
309 Hickory Catawba, Burke, Caldwell 40,010 10 0 429 439 1.1 40,449
310 Franklinton Franklin 2,023 0 0 22 22 1.1 2,045
311 Cooleemee Davie 960 0 0 10 10 1.0 970
312 Ellenboro Rutherford 873 0 0 9 9 1.0 882
313 Sugar Mountain Avery 198 0 0 2 2 1.0 200
314 Grover Cleveland 708 0 0 7 7 1.0 715
315 Highlands Macon, Jackson 924 0 0 9 9 1.0 933
316 Sparta Alleghany 1,770 0 0 17 17 1.0 1,787
317 Bunn Franklin 344 0 0 3 3 0.9 347
318 McFarlan Anson 117 0 0 1 1 0.9 118
319 Chocowinity Beaufort 820 0 0 7 7 0.9 827
320 Norwood Stanly 2,379 0 0 19 19 0.8 2,398
321 Green Level Alamance 2,100 0 0 15 15 0.7 2,115
322 Stonewall Pamlico 281 0 0 2 2 0.7 283
323 Elk Park Avery 452 0 0 3 3 0.7 455
324 Fallston Cleveland 607 0 0 4 4 0.7 611
325 Winterville Pitt 9,269 11 25 25 61 0.7 9,330
326 Burnsville Yancey 1,693 0 0 11 11 0.6 1,704
327 Brunswick Columbus 1,119 0 0 7 7 0.6 1,126
328 Waco Cleveland 321 0 0 2 2 0.6 323
329 Grantsboro Pamlico 688 0 0 4 4 0.6 692
330 Elkin Surry, Wilkes 4,001 19 0 4 23 0.6 4,024
331 Williamston Martin 5,511 228 -2 -195 31 0.6 5,542
332 Bostic Rutherford 386 0 0 2 2 0.5 388
333 Harrells Sampson, Duplin 202 0 0 1 1 0.5 203
334 Saratoga Wilson 408 0 0 2 2 0.5 410
335 Walnut Creek Wayne 835 0 0 4 4 0.5 839
336 Wilson Wilson 49,167 206 7 20 233 0.5 49,400
337 Newton Catawba 12,968 3 0 56 59 0.5 13,027
338 Dillsboro Jackson 232 0 0 1 1 0.4 233
339 Atlantic Beach Carteret 1,495 0 0 6 6 0.4 1,501
340 Dobson Surry 1,586 0 0 6 6 0.4 1,592
341 Spencer Rowan 3,267 0 0 12 12 0.4 3,279
342 Polkville Cleveland 545 0 0 2 2 0.4 547
343 Trinity Randolph 6,614 0 0 24 24 0.4 6,638
344 Mount Olive Wayne, Duplin 4,589 0 0 16 16 0.3 4,605
345 Farmville Pitt 4,654 0 0 16 16 0.3 4,670
346 Liberty Randolph 2,656 4 0 5 9 0.3 2,665
347 Casar Cleveland 297 0 0 1 1 0.3 298
348 Yanceyville Caswell 2,039 44 0 -38 6 0.3 2,045
349 Bolton Columbus 691 0 0 2 2 0.3 693
350 Badin Stanly 1,974 0 0 5 5 0.3 1,979
351 Louisburg Franklin 3,359 40 3 -35 8 0.2 3,367
352 Catawba Catawba 603 0 0 1 1 0.2 604
353 Warsaw Duplin 3,054 0 0 4 4 0.1 3,058
354 Long View Catawba, Burke 4,871 0 0 6 6 0.1 4,877
355 Spindale Rutherford 4,321 0 0 1 1 0.0 4,322
356 Bear Grass Martin 73 0 0 0 0 0.0 73
356 Como Hertford 91 0 0 0 0 0.0 91
356 Falkland Pitt 96 0 0 0 0 0.0 96
356 Fountain Pitt 427 0 0 0 0 0.0 427
356 Grandfather Village Avery 25 0 0 0 0 0.0 25
356 Hassell Martin 84 0 0 0 0 0.0 84
356 Marietta Robeson 175 0 0 0 0 0.0 175
356 Middleburg Vance 133 0 0 0 0 0.0 133
356 Newton Grove Sampson 569 0 0 0 0 0.0 569
356 Norman Richmond 138 0 0 0 0 0.0 138
356 Patterson Springs Cleveland 622 0 0 0 0 0.0 622
356 Seagrove Randolph 228 0 0 0 0 0.0 228
356 Speed Edgecombe 80 0 0 0 0 0.0 80
369 Drexel Burke 1,858 0 0 -1 -1 -0.1 1,857
370 Biscoe Montgomery 1,700 0 0 -2 -2 -0.1 1,698
371 Stantonsburg Wilson 784 0 0 -1 -1 -0.1 783
372 Red Springs Robeson, Hoke 3,428 0 0 -5 -5 -0.1 3,423
373 Spring Hope Nash 1,320 0 0 -2 -2 -0.2 1,318
374 Boonville Yadkin 1,222 0 0 -2 -2 -0.2 1,220
375 Lawndale Cleveland 606 0 0 -1 -1 -0.2 605
376 Wade Cumberland 556 0 0 -1 -1 -0.2 555
377 Belwood Cleveland 950 0 0 -2 -2 -0.2 948
378 Ramseur Randolph 1,692 3 0 -7 -4 -0.2 1,688
379 Black Creek Wilson 769 0 0 -2 -2 -0.3 767
380 Kingstown Cleveland 681 0 0 -2 -2 -0.3 679
381 Candor Montgomery, Moore 840 0 0 -3 -3 -0.4 837
382 Lumberton Robeson 21,542 0 0 -79 -79 -0.4 21,463
383 Vandemere Pamlico 254 0 0 -1 -1 -0.4 253
384 Valdese Burke 4,490 1 0 -20 -19 -0.4 4,471
385 Parkton Robeson 436 0 0 -2 -2 -0.5 434
386 Morganton Burke 16,918 0 0 -79 -79 -0.5 16,839
387 Bladenboro Bladen 1,750 0 0 -11 -11 -0.6 1,739
388 Gamewell Caldwell 4,051 0 0 -26 -26 -0.6 4,025
389 Old Fort McDowell 908 0 0 -6 -6 -0.7 902
390 Mount Airy Surry 10,388 0 0 -69 -69 -0.7 10,319
391 Yadkinville Yadkin 2,959 4 0 -25 -21 -0.7 2,938
392 Godwin Cumberland 139 0 0 -1 -1 -0.7 138
392 Ronda Wilkes 417 0 0 -3 -3 -0.7 414
394 Hookerton Greene 409 0 0 -3 -3 -0.7 406
395 West Jefferson Ashe 1,299 0 0 -11 -11 -0.8 1,288
396 Stoneville Rockingham 1,056 0 8 -17 -9 -0.9 1,047
397 East Spencer Rowan 1,534 0 0 -14 -14 -0.9 1,520
398 Walstonburg Greene 219 0 0 -2 -2 -0.9 217
399 Salemburg Sampson 435 0 0 -4 -4 -0.9 431
400 Whiteville Columbus 5,394 0 0 -50 -50 -0.9 5,344
401 Clinton Sampson 8,639 41 0 -122 -81 -0.9 8,558
402 Lake Waccamaw Columbus 1,480 3 0 -17 -14 -0.9 1,466
403 Elizabethtown Bladen 3,583 0 0 -34 -34 -0.9 3,549
404 Conway Northampton 836 0 0 -8 -8 -1.0 828
405 Forest City Rutherford 7,476 0 0 -74 -74 -1.0 7,402
406 Columbus Polk 999 0 0 -10 -10 -1.0 989
407 Bayboro Pamlico 1,263 0 0 -13 -13 -1.0 1,250
408 Rutherfordton Rutherford 4,213 2 2 -48 -44 -1.0 4,169
409 Raynham Robeson 95 0 0 -1 -1 -1.1 94
410 Hertford Perquimans 2,143 0 0 -23 -23 -1.1 2,120
411 Bethel Pitt 1,577 0 0 -17 -17 -1.1 1,560
412 Vanceboro Craven 1,005 0 0 -11 -11 -1.1 994
413 Centerville Franklin 89 0 0 -1 -1 -1.1 88
414 Connelly Springs Burke 1,669 0 0 -19 -19 -1.1 1,650
415 Wagram Scotland 840 0 0 -10 -10 -1.2 830
416 Shelby Cleveland 20,323 0 0 -243 -243 -1.2 20,080
417 Bethania Forsyth 328 0 0 -4 -4 -1.2 324
418 Gatesville Gates 321 0 0 -4 -4 -1.2 317
419 Lansing Ashe 158 0 0 -2 -2 -1.3 156
420 Boardman Columbus 157 0 0 -2 -2 -1.3 155
421 Spring Lake Cumberland 11,964 40 0 -193 -153 -1.3 11,811
422 Jonesville Yadkin 2,285 0 0 -32 -32 -1.4 2,253
423 Roseboro Sampson 1,191 0 0 -17 -17 -1.4 1,174
424 Pink Hill Lenoir 552 0 0 -8 -8 -1.4 544
425 Middlesex Nash 822 0 0 -12 -12 -1.5 810
426 Denton Davidson 1,636 0 0 -24 -24 -1.5 1,612
427 Pikeville Wayne 678 0 0 -10 -10 -1.5 668
428 Granite Falls Caldwell 4,722 0 0 -70 -70 -1.5 4,652
429 Roxboro Person 8,362 0 0 -124 -124 -1.5 8,238
430 Fairmont Robeson 2,663 0 0 -40 -40 -1.5 2,623
431 Eden Rockingham 15,527 179 -2 -425 -248 -1.6 15,279
432 Sawmills Caldwell 5,240 0 0 -84 -84 -1.6 5,156
433 Lasker Northampton 122 0 0 -2 -2 -1.6 120
434 Lilesville Anson 536 0 0 -9 -9 -1.7 527
435 Walnut Cove Stokes 1,425 3 0 -27 -24 -1.7 1,401
436 Cofield Hertford 413 0 0 -7 -7 -1.7 406
437 Chimney Rock Rutherford 113 0 0 -2 -2 -1.8 111
438 Mesic Pamlico 220 0 0 -4 -4 -1.8 216
439 Laurinburg Scotland 15,962 0 0 -291 -291 -1.8 15,671
440 Washington Beaufort 9,744 0 0 -183 -183 -1.9 9,561
441 Harrellsville Hertford 106 0 0 -2 -2 -1.9 104
442 Madison Rockingham 2,246 4 0 -47 -43 -1.9 2,203
443 Wentworth Rockingham 2,807 2 0 -56 -54 -1.9 2,753
444 Lenoir Caldwell 18,228 0 0 -353 -353 -1.9 17,875
445 River Bend Craven 3,119 0 0 -61 -61 -2.0 3,058
446 Mayodan Rockingham 2,478 0 0 -51 -51 -2.1 2,427
447 Brookford Catawba 382 0 0 -8 -8 -2.1 374
448 Fair Bluff Columbus 951 0 0 -20 -20 -2.1 931
449 Lexington Davidson 18,931 0 0 -399 -399 -2.1 18,532
450 Lumber Bridge Robeson 94 0 0 -2 -2 -2.1 92
451 Halifax Halifax 234 0 0 -5 -5 -2.1 229
452 Parmele Martin 278 0 0 -6 -6 -2.2 272
453 Elm City Wilson 1,298 0 0 -29 -29 -2.2 1,269
454 Nashville Nash 5,352 90 66 -277 -121 -2.3 5,231
455 Hildebran Burke 2,023 0 0 -46 -46 -2.3 1,977
456 East Laurinburg Scotland 300 0 0 -7 -7 -2.3 293
457 Enfield Halifax 2,532 0 0 -60 -60 -2.4 2,472
458 Washington Park Beaufort 451 0 0 -11 -11 -2.4 440
459 Fremont Wayne 1,255 0 0 -31 -31 -2.5 1,224
460 Macon Warren 119 0 0 -3 -3 -2.5 116
461 Reidsville Rockingham 14,520 3 0 -371 -368 -2.5 14,152
462 Proctorville Robeson 117 0 0 -3 -3 -2.6 114
463 Danbury Stokes 189 0 0 -5 -5 -2.6 184
464 Chadbourn Columbus 1,856 0 0 -51 -51 -2.7 1,805
465 Pantego Beaufort 179 0 0 -5 -5 -2.8 174
466 Rowland Robeson 1,037 0 0 -29 -29 -2.8 1,008
467 Henderson Vance 15,368 8 20 -461 -433 -2.8 14,935
468 Jamesville Martin 491 0 0 -14 -14 -2.9 477
469 East Arcadia Bladen 487 0 0 -14 -14 -2.9 473
470 Severn Northampton 276 0 0 -8 -8 -2.9 268
471 Robbinsville Graham 620 0 0 -18 -18 -2.9 602
472 Cajah's Mountain Caldwell 2,823 2 0 -85 -83 -2.9 2,740
473 East Bend Yadkin 612 0 0 -18 -18 -2.9 594
474 Maxton Robeson, Scotland 2,426 0 0 -72 -72 -3.0 2,354
475 Clarkton Bladen 837 0 0 -25 -25 -3.0 812
476 Cedar Rock Caldwell 300 0 0 -9 -9 -3.0 291
477 Cove City Craven 399 0 0 -12 -12 -3.0 387
478 Linden Cumberland 130 0 0 -4 -4 -3.1 126
479 Norlina Warren 1,118 0 0 -35 -35 -3.1 1,083
480 Hamlet Richmond 6,495 18 7 -229 -204 -3.1 6,291
481 Jefferson Ashe 1,611 0 0 -51 -51 -3.2 1,560
482 Hamilton Martin 408 0 0 -13 -13 -3.2 395
483 Havelock Craven 20,735 0 0 -663 -663 -3.2 20,072
484 Warrenton Warren 862 0 0 -28 -28 -3.2 834
485 Gaston Northampton 1,152 0 0 -38 -38 -3.3 1,114
486 Ahoskie Hertford 5,039 0 0 -167 -167 -3.3 4,872
487 Askewville Bertie 241 0 0 -8 -8 -3.3 233
488 Leggett Edgecombe 60 0 0 -2 -2 -3.3 58
489 Trent Woods Craven 4,155 0 0 -141 -141 -3.4 4,014
490 La Grange Lenoir 2,873 0 0 -99 -99 -3.4 2,774
491 Aurora Beaufort 520 0 0 -18 -18 -3.5 502
492 McDonald Robeson 113 0 0 -4 -4 -3.5 109
493 Eureka Wayne 197 0 0 -7 -7 -3.6 190
494 Robersonville Martin 1,488 0 0 -53 -53 -3.6 1,435
495 Momeyer Nash 224 0 0 -8 -8 -3.6 216
496 Ellerbe Richmond 1,054 0 0 -38 -38 -3.6 1,016
497 Bath Beaufort 249 0 0 -9 -9 -3.6 240
498 Sharpsburg Nash, Wilson, Edgecombe 2,024 0 0 -74 -74 -3.7 1,950
499 Everetts Martin 164 0 0 -6 -6 -3.7 158
500 Gibson Scotland 540 0 0 -20 -20 -3.7 520
501 Rockingham Richmond 9,558 0 0 -359 -359 -3.8 9,199
502 Edenton Chowan 5,004 0 0 -190 -190 -3.8 4,814
503 Elizabeth City Pasquotank, Camden 18,683 0 329 -1,043 -714 -3.8 17,969
504 Dover Craven 401 0 0 -16 -16 -4.0 385
505 Littleton Halifax 674 0 0 -27 -27 -4.0 647
506 Oak City Martin 317 0 0 -13 -13 -4.1 304
507 Ansonville Anson 631 0 0 -26 -26 -4.1 605
508 Roanoke Rapids Halifax 15,754 0 0 -653 -653 -4.1 15,101
509 Hoffman Richmond 588 0 0 -25 -25 -4.3 563
510 Dobbins Heights Richmond 866 0 0 -37 -37 -4.3 829
511 Hobgood Halifax 348 0 0 -15 -15 -4.3 333
512 Cerro Gordo Columbus 207 0 0 -9 -9 -4.3 198
512 Creswell Washington 276 0 0 -12 -12 -4.3 264
514 Kenansville Duplin 855 0 0 -38 -38 -4.4 817
514 Santeetlah Graham 45 0 0 -2 -2 -4.4 43
516 Rich Square Northampton 958 0 0 -43 -43 -4.5 915
517 Goldsboro Wayne 36,437 23 0 -1,667 -1,644 -4.5 34,793
518 Bailey Nash 569 0 0 -26 -26 -4.6 543
519 Kinston Lenoir 21,677 0 0 -1,005 -1,005 -4.6 20,672
520 Scotland Neck Halifax 2,059 0 0 -96 -96 -4.7 1,963
521 Belhaven Beaufort 1,688 0 0 -79 -79 -4.7 1,609
522 Garysburg Northampton 1,057 0 0 -50 -50 -4.7 1,007
523 Whitakers Edgecombe, Nash 744 0 0 -36 -36 -4.8 708
524 Castalia Nash 268 0 0 -13 -13 -4.9 255
525 Tarboro Edgecombe 11,415 0 0 -558 -558 -4.9 10,857
526 Rocky Mount Nash, Edgecombe 57,685 8 0 -2,844 -2,836 -4.9 54,849
527 Mount Gilead Montgomery 1,181 0 0 -60 -60 -5.1 1,121
528 MacClesfield Edgecombe 471 0 0 -24 -24 -5.1 447
529 Lewiston Woodville Bertie 549 0 0 -29 -29 -5.3 520
530 Winton Hertford 769 0 0 -41 -41 -5.3 728
531 Wadesboro Anson 5,813 0 0 -310 -310 -5.3 5,503
532 Peachland Anson 437 0 0 -24 -24 -5.5 413
533 Seaboard Northampton 632 0 0 -35 -35 -5.5 597
534 Plymouth Washington 3,878 0 0 -217 -217 -5.6 3,661
535 Columbia Tyrrell 891 0 0 -50 -50 -5.6 841
536 Roper Washington 611 0 0 -35 -35 -5.7 576
537 Lattimore Cleveland 488 0 0 -29 -29 -5.9 459
538 Windsor Bertie 3,630 0 0 -216 -216 -6.0 3,414
539 Polkton Anson 3,375 0 0 -202 -202 -6.0 3,173
540 Pinetops Edgecombe 1,374 0 0 -83 -83 -6.0 1,291
541 Weldon Halifax 1,655 0 0 -100 -100 -6.0 1,555
542 Morven Anson 511 0 0 -31 -31 -6.1 480
543 Conetoe Edgecombe 294 0 0 -18 -18 -6.1 276
544 Colerain Bertie 204 0 0 -13 -13 -6.4 191
545 Woodland Northampton 809 0 0 -52 -52 -6.4 757
546 Jackson Northampton 513 0 0 -33 -33 -6.4 480
547 Aulander Bertie 895 0 0 -59 -59 -6.6 836
548 Powellsville Bertie 276 0 0 -19 -19 -6.9 257
549 Misenheimer Stanly 728 0 0 -55 -55 -7.6 673
550 Kelford Bertie 251 0 0 -19 -19 -7.6 232
551 Roxobel Bertie 240 0 0 -19 -19 -7.9 221
552 Troy Montgomery 3,513 1 0 -292 -291 -8.3 3,222
553 Spencer Mountain Gaston 37 0 0 -37 -37 -100.0 0
Source: North Carolina OSBM, Standard Population Estimates, Vintage 2016.
Land area as reported for the 2010 Census and post-2010 changes from the North Carolina Demographic Information Survey.
For multi-county municipalities, the counties are listed in order of municipal population size, largest first.

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