Estimates of the Municipal and Non-Municipal Population
of North Carolina and North Carolina Counties for July 1, 2017
Standard Population Estimates
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  Municipal Non-Municipal
Area County Total Total Percent Total Percent
North Carolina 10,283,255 5,764,267 56.1 4,518,988 43.9
Alamance 163,339 101,976 62.4 61,363 37.6
Alexander 38,206 2,146 5.6 36,060 94.4
Alleghany 11,387 1,806 15.9 9,581 84.1
Anson 25,460 10,590 41.6 14,870 58.4
Ashe 27,418 3,032 11.1 24,386 88.9
Avery 17,953 2,766 15.4 15,187 84.6
Beaufort 47,504 13,198 27.8 34,306 72.2
Bertie 19,802 5,934 30.0 13,868 70.0
Bladen 34,507 7,852 22.8 26,655 77.2
Brunswick 131,887 64,140 48.6 67,747 51.4
Buncombe 259,317 113,140 43.6 146,177 56.4
Burke 90,776 31,423 34.6 59,353 65.4
Cabarrus 205,204 151,178 73.7 54,026 26.3
Caldwell 83,230 39,189 47.1 44,041 52.9
Camden 10,358 44 0.4 10,314 99.6
Carteret 70,216 30,270 43.1 39,946 56.9
Caswell 23,255 2,197 9.4 21,058 90.6
Catawba 157,376 71,913 45.7 85,463 54.3
Chatham 72,736 15,750 21.7 56,986 78.3
Cherokee 28,941 3,510 12.1 25,431 87.9
Chowan 14,243 4,726 33.2 9,517 66.8
Clay 11,487 375 3.3 11,112 96.7
Cleveland 98,427 40,694 41.3 57,733 58.7
Columbus 56,649 16,170 28.5 40,479 71.5
Craven 103,557 59,200 57.2 44,357 42.8
Cumberland 329,017 241,506 73.4 87,511 26.6
Currituck 26,666 0 0.0 26,666 100.0
Dare 36,722 18,705 50.9 18,017 49.1
Davidson 166,716 60,618 36.4 106,098 63.6
Davie 42,686 9,139 21.4 33,547 78.6
Duplin 59,747 14,407 24.1 45,340 75.9
Durham 307,007 264,500 86.2 42,507 13.8
Edgecombe 53,156 31,447 59.2 21,709 40.8
Forsyth 373,625 312,888 83.7 60,737 16.3
Franklin 66,643 8,244 12.4 58,399 87.6
Gaston 218,754 137,597 62.9 81,157 37.1
Gates 12,043 319 2.6 11,724 97.4
Graham 8,763 652 7.4 8,111 92.6
Granville 60,213 22,122 36.7 38,091 63.3
Greene 21,356 2,242 10.5 19,114 89.5
Guilford 527,922 433,674 82.1 94,248 17.9
Halifax 52,041 22,086 42.4 29,955 57.6
Harnett 131,645 25,016 19.0 106,629 81.0
Haywood 62,464 17,270 27.6 45,194 72.4
Henderson 115,659 35,320 30.5 80,339 69.5
Hertford 24,029 9,486 39.5 14,543 60.5
Hoke 53,435 4,983 9.3 48,452 90.7
Hyde 5,466 0 0.0 5,466 100.0
Iredell 176,229 69,568 39.5 106,661 60.5
Jackson 43,639 3,719 8.5 39,920 91.5
Johnston 194,271 55,868 28.8 138,403 71.2
Jones 10,100 1,663 16.5 8,437 83.5
Lee 59,729 30,686 51.4 29,043 48.6
Lenoir 57,346 23,865 41.6 33,481 58.4
Lincoln 83,318 10,580 12.7 72,738 87.3
Macon 35,596 5,019 14.1 30,577 85.9
Madison 22,247 3,655 16.4 18,592 83.6
Martin 23,394 8,553 36.6 14,841 63.4
McDowell 46,171 9,352 20.3 36,819 79.7
Mecklenburg 1,074,596 1,016,697 94.6 57,899 5.4
Mitchell 15,244 2,645 17.4 12,599 82.6
Montgomery 27,845 7,833 28.1 20,012 71.9
Moore 97,554 49,794 51.0 47,760 49.0
Nash 95,063 53,276 56.0 41,787 44.0
New Hanover 229,501 131,945 57.5 97,556 42.5
Northampton 20,908 6,109 29.2 14,799 70.8
Onslow 196,793 83,261 42.3 113,532 57.7
Orange 142,830 87,137 61.0 55,693 39.0
Pamlico 13,288 5,457 41.1 7,831 58.9
Pasquotank 39,842 17,565 44.1 22,277 55.9
Pender 60,905 7,330 12.0 53,575 88.0
Perquimans 13,690 2,723 19.9 10,967 80.1
Person 39,880 8,204 20.6 31,676 79.4
Pitt 178,017 113,762 63.9 64,255 36.1
Polk 21,319 3,496 16.4 17,823 83.6
Randolph 143,690 54,739 38.1 88,951 61.9
Richmond 45,147 18,075 40.0 27,072 60.0
Robeson 132,231 37,105 28.1 95,126 71.9
Rockingham 91,502 37,639 41.1 53,863 58.9
Rowan 141,371 63,476 44.9 77,895 55.1
Rutherford 68,259 19,000 27.8 49,259 72.2
Sampson 63,845 11,947 18.7 51,898 81.3
Scotland 35,794 17,436 48.7 18,358 51.3
Stanly 62,727 30,050 47.9 32,677 52.1
Stokes 46,605 7,809 16.8 38,796 83.2
Surry 73,116 17,215 23.5 55,901 76.5
Swain 14,730 1,521 10.3 13,209 89.7
Transylvania 34,575 8,666 25.1 25,909 74.9
Tyrrell 4,310 845 19.6 3,465 80.4
Union 228,492 154,622 67.7 73,870 32.3
Vance 45,129 15,352 34.0 29,777 66.0
Wake 1,052,120 842,756 80.1 209,364 19.9
Warren 20,234 2,053 10.1 18,181 89.9
Washington 12,324 4,433 36.0 7,891 64.0
Watauga 56,418 21,176 37.5 35,242 62.5
Wayne 124,227 41,222 33.2 83,005 66.8
Wilkes 69,870 8,588 12.3 61,282 87.7
Wilson 81,674 54,538 66.8 27,136 33.2
Yadkin 38,226 7,079 18.5 31,147 81.5
Yancey 18,314 1,723 9.4 16,591 90.6
Source: North Carolina OSBM, Standard Population Estimates, Vintage 2017
Note: Municipal refers to active incorporated municipalities.

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Last updated September 17, 2018