Population in North Carolina Counties by Race as of July 1, 2017
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  American Indian & Alaska Native Asian & Pacific Islander Black Other White  
County Number % Number % Number % Number % Number % Total
Alamance 3,143 1.9 2,595 1.6 31,503 19.3 3,872 2.4 122,226 74.8 163,339
Alexander 212 0.6 381 1.0 2,051 5.4 582 1.5 34,980 91.6 38,206
Alleghany 78 0.7 90 0.8 157 1.4 128 1.1 10,934 96.0 11,387
Anson 229 0.9 391 1.5 12,279 48.2 451 1.8 12,110 47.6 25,460
Ashe 75 0.3 146 0.5 208 0.8 360 1.3 26,629 97.1 27,418
Avery 112 0.6 89 0.5 749 4.2 146 0.8 16,857 93.9 17,953
Beaufort 614 1.3 277 0.6 11,206 23.6 797 1.7 34,610 72.9 47,504
Bertie 92 0.5 172 0.9 12,180 61.5 261 1.3 7,097 35.8 19,802
Bladen 982 2.8 99 0.3 11,593 33.6 630 1.8 21,203 61.4 34,507
Brunswick 1,234 0.9 1,073 0.8 14,793 11.2 2,454 1.9 112,333 85.2 131,887
Buncombe 1,605 0.6 3,943 1.5 15,175 5.9 6,073 2.3 232,521 89.7 259,317
Burke 1,000 1.1 4,044 4.5 6,017 6.6 1,814 2.0 77,901 85.8 90,776
Cabarrus 1,629 0.8 5,735 2.8 36,011 17.5 4,736 2.3 157,093 76.6 205,204
Caldwell 647 0.8 579 0.7 3,986 4.8 1,503 1.8 76,515 91.9 83,230
Camden 40 0.4 231 2.2 1,356 13.1 294 2.8 8,437 81.5 10,358
Carteret 397 0.6 881 1.3 3,945 5.6 1,714 2.4 63,279 90.1 70,216
Caswell 143 0.6 71 0.3 7,662 32.9 455 2.0 14,924 64.2 23,255
Catawba 1,083 0.7 6,108 3.9 13,635 8.7 3,312 2.1 133,238 84.7 157,376
Chatham 1,234 1.7 1,109 1.5 8,674 11.9 1,328 1.8 60,391 83.0 72,736
Cherokee 398 1.4 212 0.7 386 1.3 986 3.4 26,959 93.2 28,941
Chowan 63 0.4 111 0.8 4,663 32.7 203 1.4 9,203 64.6 14,243
Clay 35 0.3 35 0.3 75 0.7 185 1.6 11,157 97.1 11,487
Cleveland 436 0.4 902 0.9 20,342 20.7 1,872 1.9 74,875 76.1 98,427
Columbus 1,974 3.5 285 0.5 18,378 32.4 1,085 1.9 34,927 61.7 56,649
Craven 621 0.6 2,946 2.8 23,367 22.6 3,179 3.1 73,444 70.9 103,557
Cumberland 5,710 1.7 9,822 3.0 124,062 37.7 17,757 5.4 171,666 52.2 329,017
Currituck 147 0.6 275 1.0 1,569 5.9 641 2.4 24,034 90.1 26,666
Dare 268 0.7 350 1.0 957 2.6 819 2.2 34,328 93.5 36,722
Davidson 1,670 1.0 2,632 1.6 14,915 8.9 2,791 1.7 144,708 86.8 166,716
Davie 337 0.8 351 0.8 2,573 6.0 806 1.9 38,619 90.5 42,686
Duplin 1,126 1.9 697 1.2 14,389 24.1 917 1.5 42,618 71.3 59,747
Durham 4,074 1.3 16,390 5.3 120,593 39.3 8,995 2.9 156,955 51.1 307,007
Edgecombe 409 0.8 181 0.3 30,562 57.5 701 1.3 21,303 40.1 53,156
Forsyth 4,101 1.1 9,834 2.6 104,568 28.0 9,136 2.4 245,986 65.8 373,625
Franklin 746 1.1 487 0.7 16,865 25.3 1,246 1.9 47,299 71.0 66,643
Gaston 1,616 0.7 3,450 1.6 36,121 16.5 4,550 2.1 173,017 79.1 218,754
Gates 84 0.7 29 0.2 3,973 33.0 294 2.4 7,663 63.6 12,043
Graham 574 6.6 49 0.6 16 0.2 192 2.2 7,932 90.5 8,763
Granville 630 1.0 474 0.8 19,271 32.0 1,121 1.9 38,717 64.3 60,213
Greene 698 3.3 183 0.9 7,395 34.6 307 1.4 12,773 59.8 21,356
Guilford 4,399 0.8 26,294 5.0 183,995 34.9 13,501 2.6 299,733 56.8 527,922
Halifax 2,272 4.4 496 1.0 27,934 53.7 728 1.4 20,611 39.6 52,041
Harnett 3,095 2.4 1,783 1.4 27,277 20.7 5,524 4.2 93,966 71.4 131,645
Haywood 376 0.6 337 0.5 648 1.0 786 1.3 60,317 96.6 62,464
Henderson 879 0.8 1,705 1.5 3,596 3.1 2,138 1.8 107,341 92.8 115,659
Hertford 262 1.1 202 0.8 14,299 59.5 332 1.4 8,934 37.2 24,029
Hoke 5,274 9.9 930 1.7 16,966 31.8 2,789 5.2 27,476 51.4 53,435
Hyde 48 0.9 14 0.3 1,643 30.1 85 1.6 3,676 67.3 5,466
Iredell 1,362 0.8 4,212 2.4 20,196 11.5 3,509 2.0 146,950 83.4 176,229
Jackson 4,192 9.6 511 1.2 747 1.7 970 2.2 37,219 85.3 43,639
Johnston 2,101 1.1 1,830 0.9 29,947 15.4 4,043 2.1 156,350 80.5 194,271
Jones 97 1.0 41 0.4 2,908 28.8 283 2.8 6,771 67.0 10,100
Lee 970 1.6 756 1.3 12,058 20.2 1,599 2.7 44,346 74.2 59,729
Lenoir 491 0.9 473 0.8 23,746 41.4 869 1.5 31,767 55.4 57,346
Lincoln 361 0.4 615 0.7 4,397 5.3 1,243 1.5 76,702 92.1 83,318
Macon 306 0.9 310 0.9 572 1.6 440 1.2 33,968 95.4 35,596
Madison 65 0.3 113 0.5 302 1.4 374 1.7 21,393 96.2 22,247
Martin 117 0.5 121 0.5 10,086 43.1 245 1.0 12,825 54.8 23,394
McDowell 449 1.0 412 0.9 1,789 3.9 659 1.4 42,862 92.8 46,171
Mecklenburg 10,237 1.0 59,194 5.5 357,572 33.3 28,131 2.6 619,462 57.6 1,074,596
Mitchell 160 1.0 87 0.6 70 0.5 221 1.4 14,706 96.5 15,244
Montgomery 265 1.0 442 1.6 4,967 17.8 404 1.5 21,767 78.2 27,845
Moore 992 1.0 1,449 1.5 12,452 12.8 1,928 2.0 80,733 82.8 97,554
Nash 1,106 1.2 1,074 1.1 38,010 40.0 1,865 2.0 53,008 55.8 95,063
New Hanover 1,715 0.7 3,678 1.6 31,928 13.9 5,344 2.3 186,836 81.4 229,501
Northampton 135 0.6 62 0.3 12,214 58.4 244 1.2 8,253 39.5 20,908
Onslow 1,608 0.8 4,901 2.5 27,730 14.1 8,967 4.6 153,587 78.0 196,793
Orange 1,099 0.8 12,203 8.5 15,532 10.9 3,970 2.8 110,026 77.0 142,830
Pamlico 91 0.7 65 0.5 2,443 18.4 208 1.6 10,481 78.9 13,288
Pasquotank 211 0.5 615 1.5 15,820 39.7 1,025 2.6 22,171 55.6 39,842
Pender 654 1.1 419 0.7 9,189 15.1 1,408 2.3 49,235 80.8 60,905
Perquimans 56 0.4 71 0.5 3,385 24.7 209 1.5 9,969 72.8 13,690
Person 350 0.9 188 0.5 10,301 25.8 698 1.8 28,343 71.1 39,880
Pitt 1,067 0.6 3,768 2.1 61,693 34.7 3,999 2.2 107,490 60.4 178,017
Polk 130 0.6 133 0.6 865 4.1 360 1.7 19,831 93.0 21,319
Randolph 2,015 1.4 1,997 1.4 8,837 6.2 2,584 1.8 128,257 89.3 143,690
Richmond 1,779 3.9 586 1.3 13,960 30.9 1,157 2.6 27,665 61.3 45,147
Robeson 52,861 40.0 1,620 1.2 31,908 24.1 4,076 3.1 41,766 31.6 132,231
Rockingham 567 0.6 685 0.7 17,280 18.9 2,043 2.2 70,927 77.5 91,502
Rowan 911 0.6 1,650 1.2 23,614 16.7 2,525 1.8 112,671 79.7 141,371
Rutherford 229 0.3 395 0.6 6,383 9.4 1,543 2.3 59,709 87.5 68,259
Sampson 2,573 4.0 463 0.7 16,478 25.8 1,415 2.2 42,916 67.2 63,845
Scotland 4,708 13.2 365 1.0 13,845 38.7 959 2.7 15,917 44.5 35,794
Stanly 261 0.4 1,465 2.3 6,952 11.1 894 1.4 53,155 84.7 62,727
Stokes 219 0.5 150 0.3 1,727 3.7 692 1.5 43,817 94.0 46,605
Surry 521 0.7 454 0.6 2,948 4.0 1,095 1.5 68,098 93.1 73,116
Swain 3,891 26.4 105 0.7 28 0.2 857 5.8 9,849 66.9 14,730
Transylvania 135 0.4 190 0.5 1,309 3.8 677 2.0 32,264 93.3 34,575
Tyrrell 45 1.0 104 2.4 1,604 37.2 74 1.7 2,483 57.6 4,310
Union 1,706 0.7 5,980 2.6 27,526 12.0 4,528 2.0 188,752 82.6 228,492
Vance 439 1.0 230 0.5 23,345 51.7 715 1.6 20,400 45.2 45,129
Wake 11,493 1.1 69,725 6.6 233,906 22.2 28,785 2.7 708,211 67.3 1,052,120
Warren 1,154 5.7 81 0.4 10,386 51.3 408 2.0 8,205 40.6 20,234
Washington 97 0.8 35 0.3 6,360 51.6 224 1.8 5,608 45.5 12,324
Watauga 153 0.3 671 1.2 1,091 1.9 978 1.7 53,525 94.9 56,418
Wayne 1,175 0.9 1,982 1.6 38,206 30.8 3,270 2.6 79,594 64.1 124,227
Wilkes 315 0.5 430 0.6 2,964 4.2 1,135 1.6 65,026 93.1 69,870
Wilson 510 0.6 985 1.2 32,882 40.3 1,388 1.7 45,909 56.2 81,674
Yadkin 302 0.8 166 0.4 1,171 3.1 472 1.2 36,115 94.5 38,226
Yancey 146 0.8 115 0.6 167 0.9 210 1.1 17,676 96.5 18,314
State 175,463 1.7 297,842 2.9 2,270,374 22.1 250,495 2.4 7,289,081 70.9 10,283,255
Source: North Carolina OSBM, Standard Population Estimates, Vintage &vintest & Population Projections, Vintage &vintprj.

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Last updated December 3, 2018