Population of North Carolina (State)

Map of Population by County in North Carolina

Population Density Population by County#1

Population per square mile of land (excluding water areas):
0/mi²370/mi²730/mi²1,090/mi²1,450/mi²1,810/mi²

Population Population by County#2

Total population:
0k190k380k570k760k950k
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Population by Place in North Carolina

There are 738 places in North Carolina. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other. The least populous of the compared places has a population of 18,126.

Total Population by Place#3

Scope: population of selected places in North Carolina
0k 200k 400k 600k # Charlotte Raleigh Greensboro Durham Winston-Salem Fayetteville Cary Wilmington High Point Greenville Asheville Concord Gastonia Jacksonville Chapel Hill Rocky Mount Burlington Wilson Huntersville Kannapolis Hickory Apex Goldsboro Indian Trail Mooresville Salisbury Monroe Wake Forest New Bern Sanford Matthews Thomasville Garner Holly Springs Cornelius Asheboro Statesville Mint Hill Kernersville Lumberton Kinston Havelock Shelby Carrboro Morrisville Fuquay-Varina Lexington Clemmons Elizabeth City Lenoir 757,278.000000 757,278.000000 757.28k 1 414,530.000000 414,530.000000 414.53k 2 273,228.000000 273,228.000000 273.23k 3 234,922.000000 234,922.000000 234.92k 4 232,219.000000 232,219.000000 232.22k 5 201,755.000000 201,755.000000 201.76k 6 141,292.000000 141,292.000000 141.29k 7 108,530.000000 108,530.000000 108.53k 8 105,723.000000 105,723.000000 105.72k 9 86,249.000000 86,249.000000 86.25k 10 84,883.000000 84,883.000000 84.88k 11 80,715.000000 80,715.000000 80.72k 12 72,300.000000 72,300.000000 72.30k 13 69,415.000000 69,415.000000 69.42k 14 58,058.000000 58,058.000000 58.06k 15 57,417.000000 57,417.000000 57.42k 16 51,128.000000 51,128.000000 51.13k 17 49,347.000000 49,347.000000 49.35k 18 48,024.000000 48,024.000000 48.02k 19 43,322.000000 43,322.000000 43.32k 20 40,178.000000 40,178.000000 40.18k 21 39,134.000000 39,134.000000 39.13k 22 36,110.000000 36,110.000000 36.11k 23 34,146.000000 34,146.000000 34.15k 24 33,812.000000 33,812.000000 33.81k 25 33,543.000000 33,543.000000 33.54k 26 33,343.000000 33,343.000000 33.34k 27 31,632.000000 31,632.000000 31.63k 28 29,889.000000 29,889.000000 29.89k 29 28,593.000000 28,593.000000 28.59k 30 28,079.000000 28,079.000000 28.08k 31 26,983.000000 26,983.000000 26.98k 32 26,213.000000 26,213.000000 26.21k 33 26,035.000000 26,035.000000 26.04k 34 25,583.000000 25,583.000000 25.58k 35 25,432.000000 25,432.000000 25.43k 36 24,932.000000 24,932.000000 24.93k 37 23,383.000000 23,383.000000 23.38k 38 23,311.000000 23,311.000000 23.31k 39 21,701.000000 21,701.000000 21.70k 40 21,693.000000 21,693.000000 21.69k 41 20,892.000000 20,892.000000 20.89k 42 20,335.000000 20,335.000000 20.34k 43 20,085.000000 20,085.000000 20.09k 44 19,720.000000 19,720.000000 19.72k 45 19,164.000000 19,164.000000 19.16k 46 18,981.000000 18,981.000000 18.98k 47 18,884.000000 18,884.000000 18.88k 48 18,508.000000 18,508.000000 18.51k 49 18,126.000000 18,126.000000 18.13k 50

Population Density by Place#4

People per square mile (excluding waters).
Scope: population of selected places in North Carolina
0 500 1,000 1,500 2,000 2,500 3,000 # Carrboro Raleigh Chapel Hill Cary Charlotte Greenville Apex Morrisville Cornelius Durham Greensboro Wilmington Wake Forest High Point Asheville Garner Burlington Winston-Salem Holly Springs Wilson Elizabeth City Matthews Thomasville Clemmons Mooresville Indian Trail Fuquay-Varina Salisbury Jacksonville Gastonia Fayetteville Asheboro Kannapolis Hickory Kernersville Concord Rocky Mount Goldsboro Havelock Lumberton Huntersville Kinston Monroe New Bern Sanford Lexington Statesville Mint Hill Shelby Lenoir 3,081.046114 3,081.046114 3,081 1 2,876.305232 2,876.305232 2,876 2 2,741.937384 2,741.937384 2,742 3 2,561.378144 2,561.378144 2,561 4 2,495.572009 2,495.572009 2,496 5 2,477.903411 2,477.903411 2,478 6 2,435.785474 2,435.785474 2,436 7 2,382.324552 2,382.324552 2,382 8 2,212.045192 2,212.045192 2,212 9 2,165.140629 2,165.140629 2,165 10 2,156.905378 2,156.905378 2,157 11 2,102.976106 2,102.976106 2,103 12 2,060.731514 2,060.731514 2,061 13 1,957.771363 1,957.771363 1,958 14 1,873.614036 1,873.614036 1,874 15 1,763.547767 1,763.547767 1,764 16 1,758.001048 1,758.001048 1,758 17 1,752.636872 1,752.636872 1,753 18 1,721.311073 1,721.311073 1,721 19 1,703.871989 1,703.871989 1,704 20 1,656.825703 1,656.825703 1,657 21 1,641.072032 1,641.072032 1,641 22 1,609.012198 1,609.012198 1,609 23 1,594.564085 1,594.564085 1,595 24 1,582.523053 1,582.523053 1,583 25 1,574.126780 1,574.126780 1,574 26 1,533.778681 1,533.778681 1,534 27 1,515.115023 1,515.115023 1,515 28 1,491.612425 1,491.612425 1,492 29 1,402.280195 1,402.280195 1,402 30 1,378.182102 1,378.182102 1,378 31 1,359.636646 1,359.636646 1,360 32 1,345.828048 1,345.828048 1,346 33 1,344.093148 1,344.093148 1,344 34 1,333.609137 1,333.609137 1,334 35 1,325.282663 1,325.282663 1,325 36 1,303.747856 1,303.747856 1,304 37 1,273.152595 1,273.152595 1,273 38 1,239.991966 1,239.991966 1,240 39 1,212.744616 1,212.744616 1,213 40 1,204.293343 1,204.293343 1,204 41 1,182.146725 1,182.146725 1,182 42 1,120.530603 1,120.530603 1,121 43 1,077.902555 1,077.902555 1,078 44 1,071.385630 1,071.385630 1,071 45 1,055.744434 1,055.744434 1,056 46 1,036.779158 1,036.779158 1,037 47 978.907524 978.907524 979 48 964.971925 964.971925 965 49 923.109713 923.109713 923 50

Population by Metro Area in North Carolina

There are 41 metro areas that are fully or partially contained within North Carolina (38 fully and 3 partially). This section compares all 41 of those to each other.

Total Population by Metro Area#5

Scope: population of selected metro areas in North Carolina
0k 500k 1,000k 1,500k 2,000k # Charlotte, Concord, and Gastonia Metro Area Charlotte Virginia Beach, Norfolk, and Newport News Metro Area Virginia Beach Raleigh Metro Area Raleigh Area Greensboro and High Point Metro Area Greensboro Winston and Salem Metro Area Winston Area Durham and Chapel Hill Metro Area Durham Area Asheville Metro Area Asheville Myrtle Beach, Conway, and North Myrtle Beach Metro Area Myrtle Beach Fayetteville Metro Area Fayetteville Hickory, Lenoir, and Morganton Metro Area Hickory Area Wilmington Metro Area Wilmington Jacksonville Metro Area Jacksonville Greenville Metro Area Greenville Burlington Metro Area Burlington Rocky Mount Metro Area Rocky Mount Lumberton Metro Area Lumberton New Bern Metro Area New Bern Area Goldsboro Metro Area Goldsboro Dunn Metro Area Dunn Area Shelby Metro Area Shelby Area Pinehurst and Southern Pines Metro Area Pinehurst Wilson Metro Area Wilson Area Roanoke Rapids Metro Area Roanoke Rapids Mount Airy Metro Area Mount Airy North Wilkesboro Metro Area North Wilkesboro Forest City Metro Area Forest City Morehead City Metro Area Morehead City Elizabeth City Metro Area Elizabeth City Albemarle Metro Area Albemarle Kinston Metro Area Kinston Area Sanford Metro Area Sanford Area Oxford Metro Area Oxford Area Boone Metro Area Boone Area Washington Metro Area Washington Rockingham Metro Area Rockingham Henderson Metro Area Henderson Marion Metro Area Marion Area Cullowhee Metro Area Cullowhee Kill Devil Hills Metro Area Kill Devil Hills Laurinburg Metro Area Laurinburg Brevard Metro Area Brevard Area 2,261,321.000000 2,261,321.000000 2,261.32k 1 1,688,238.000000 1,688,238.000000 1,688.24k 2 1,162,689.000000 1,162,689.000000 1,162.69k 3 730,342.000000 730,342.000000 730.34k 4 644,250.000000 644,250.000000 644.25k 5 516,798.000000 516,798.000000 516.80k 6 429,177.000000 429,177.000000 429.18k 7 387,012.000000 387,012.000000 387.01k 8 370,875.000000 370,875.000000 370.88k 9 364,501.000000 364,501.000000 364.50k 10 259,815.000000 259,815.000000 259.82k 11 179,935.000000 179,935.000000 179.94k 12 170,485.000000 170,485.000000 170.49k 13 152,472.000000 152,472.000000 152.47k 14 151,620.000000 151,620.000000 151.62k 15 134,535.000000 134,535.000000 134.54k 16 127,350.000000 127,350.000000 127.35k 17 123,382.000000 123,382.000000 123.38k 18 118,793.000000 118,793.000000 118.79k 19 97,670.000000 97,670.000000 97.67k 20 89,425.000000 89,425.000000 89.43k 21 81,365.000000 81,365.000000 81.37k 22 75,896.000000 75,896.000000 75.90k 23 73,486.000000 73,486.000000 73.49k 24 69,184.000000 69,184.000000 69.18k 25 67,403.000000 67,403.000000 67.40k 26 67,198.000000 67,198.000000 67.20k 27 63,919.000000 63,919.000000 63.92k 28 60,529.000000 60,529.000000 60.53k 29 59,277.000000 59,277.000000 59.28k 30 58,735.000000 58,735.000000 58.74k 31 58,188.000000 58,188.000000 58.19k 32 51,557.000000 51,557.000000 51.56k 33 47,575.000000 47,575.000000 47.58k 34 46,534.000000 46,534.000000 46.53k 35 45,120.000000 45,120.000000 45.12k 36 44,963.000000 44,963.000000 44.96k 37 40,362.000000 40,362.000000 40.36k 38 38,561.000000 38,561.000000 38.56k 39 36,201.000000 36,201.000000 36.20k 40 32,894.000000 32,894.000000 32.89k 41

Population Density by Metro Area#6

People per square mile (excluding waters).
Scope: population of selected metro areas in North Carolina
0 100 200 300 400 500 600 # Virginia Beach, Norfolk, and Newport News Metro Area Virginia Beach Raleigh Metro Area Raleigh Area Charlotte, Concord, and Gastonia Metro Area Charlotte Greensboro and High Point Metro Area Greensboro Burlington Metro Area Burlington Fayetteville Metro Area Fayetteville Winston and Salem Metro Area Winston Area Durham and Chapel Hill Metro Area Durham Area Greenville Metro Area Greenville Wilmington Metro Area Wilmington Jacksonville Metro Area Jacksonville Sanford Metro Area Sanford Area Goldsboro Metro Area Goldsboro Hickory, Lenoir, and Morganton Metro Area Hickory Area Wilson Metro Area Wilson Area Asheville Metro Area Asheville Shelby Metro Area Shelby Area Dunn Metro Area Dunn Area Myrtle Beach, Conway, and North Myrtle Beach Metro Area Myrtle Beach Henderson Metro Area Henderson Boone Metro Area Boone Area Albemarle Metro Area Albemarle Kinston Metro Area Kinston Area Rocky Mount Metro Area Rocky Mount Lumberton Metro Area Lumberton Mount Airy Metro Area Mount Airy Morehead City Metro Area Morehead City Pinehurst and Southern Pines Metro Area Pinehurst Forest City Metro Area Forest City Laurinburg Metro Area Laurinburg Oxford Metro Area Oxford Area Marion Metro Area Marion Area Rockingham Metro Area Rockingham North Wilkesboro Metro Area North Wilkesboro Elizabeth City Metro Area Elizabeth City Brevard Metro Area Brevard Area New Bern Metro Area New Bern Area Cullowhee Metro Area Cullowhee Roanoke Rapids Metro Area Roanoke Rapids Washington Metro Area Washington Kill Devil Hills Metro Area Kill Devil Hills 627.272623 627.272623 627 1 548.882046 548.882046 549 2 446.311757 446.311757 446 3 366.457649 366.457649 366 4 359.642102 359.642102 360 5 355.510402 355.510402 356 6 320.770421 320.770421 321 7 293.921778 293.921778 294 8 261.602736 261.602736 262 9 244.783583 244.783583 245 10 235.894918 235.894918 236 11 230.372961 230.372961 230 12 223.115158 223.115158 223 13 222.612900 222.612900 223 14 221.015162 221.015162 221 15 211.110680 211.110680 211 16 210.354182 210.354182 210 17 199.659982 199.659982 200 18 195.156574 195.156574 195 19 177.968797 177.968797 178 20 164.954683 164.954683 165 21 153.204745 153.204745 153 22 147.978728 147.978728 148 23 144.999969 144.999969 145 24 141.763532 141.763532 142 25 138.088354 138.088354 138 26 132.739201 132.739201 133 27 128.142076 128.142076 128 28 119.499571 119.499571 119 29 113.536728 113.536728 114 30 109.604669 109.604669 110 31 102.047616 102.047616 102 32 98.201502 98.201502 98 33 91.722606 91.722606 92 34 89.436382 89.436382 89 35 86.899252 86.899252 87 36 83.990421 83.990421 84 37 82.242401 82.242401 82 38 60.202674 60.202674 60 39 57.496767 57.496767 57 40 49.930720 49.930720 50 41

Population by County in North Carolina

There are 100 counties in North Carolina. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other. The least populous of the compared counties has a population of 56,049.

Total Population by County#7

Scope: population of selected counties in North Carolina
0k 200k 400k 600k 800k # Mecklenburg County Mecklenburg Wake County Wake Guilford County Guilford Forsyth County Forsyth Cumberland County Cumberland Durham County Durham Buncombe County Buncombe Gaston County Gaston New Hanover County New Hanover Union County Union Cabarrus County Cabarrus Onslow County Onslow Johnston County Johnston Pitt County Pitt Davidson County Davidson Iredell County Iredell Catawba County Catawba Alamance County Alamance Randolph County Randolph Rowan County Rowan Orange County Orange Robeson County Robeson Wayne County Wayne Harnett County Harnett Brunswick County Brunswick Henderson County Henderson Craven County Craven Cleveland County Cleveland Nash County Nash Rockingham County Rockingham Burke County Burke Moore County Moore Caldwell County Caldwell Wilson County Wilson Lincoln County Lincoln Surry County Surry Wilkes County Wilkes Rutherford County Rutherford Carteret County Carteret Chatham County Chatham Sampson County Sampson Franklin County Franklin Stanly County Stanly Lenoir County Lenoir Duplin County Duplin Haywood County Haywood Lee County Lee Granville County Granville Columbus County Columbus Edgecombe County Edgecombe 947,135.000000 947,135.000000 947.14k 1 929,214.000000 929,214.000000 929.21k 2 495,326.000000 495,326.000000 495.33k 3 354,656.000000 354,656.000000 354.66k 4 322,033.000000 322,033.000000 322.03k 5 276,494.000000 276,494.000000 276.49k 6 241,801.000000 241,801.000000 241.80k 7 207,263.000000 207,263.000000 207.26k 8 206,403.000000 206,403.000000 206.40k 9 205,426.000000 205,426.000000 205.43k 10 181,415.000000 181,415.000000 181.42k 11 179,935.000000 179,935.000000 179.94k 12 172,321.000000 172,321.000000 172.32k 13 170,485.000000 170,485.000000 170.49k 14 162,975.000000 162,975.000000 162.98k 15 161,297.000000 161,297.000000 161.30k 16 154,432.000000 154,432.000000 154.43k 17 152,472.000000 152,472.000000 152.47k 18 142,042.000000 142,042.000000 142.04k 19 138,265.000000 138,265.000000 138.27k 20 136,057.000000 136,057.000000 136.06k 21 134,535.000000 134,535.000000 134.54k 22 123,382.000000 123,382.000000 123.38k 23 118,793.000000 118,793.000000 118.79k 24 110,324.000000 110,324.000000 110.32k 25 107,583.000000 107,583.000000 107.58k 26 104,041.000000 104,041.000000 104.04k 27 97,670.000000 97,670.000000 97.67k 28 95,571.000000 95,571.000000 95.57k 29 92,974.000000 92,974.000000 92.97k 30 90,591.000000 90,591.000000 90.59k 31 89,425.000000 89,425.000000 89.43k 32 82,407.000000 82,407.000000 82.41k 33 81,365.000000 81,365.000000 81.37k 34 78,761.000000 78,761.000000 78.76k 35 73,486.000000 73,486.000000 73.49k 36 69,184.000000 69,184.000000 69.18k 37 67,403.000000 67,403.000000 67.40k 38 67,198.000000 67,198.000000 67.20k 39 64,886.000000 64,886.000000 64.89k 40 63,687.000000 63,687.000000 63.69k 41 61,154.000000 61,154.000000 61.15k 42 60,529.000000 60,529.000000 60.53k 43 59,277.000000 59,277.000000 59.28k 44 59,169.000000 59,169.000000 59.17k 45 58,951.000000 58,951.000000 58.95k 46 58,735.000000 58,735.000000 58.74k 47 58,188.000000 58,188.000000 58.19k 48 57,761.000000 57,761.000000 57.76k 49 56,049.000000 56,049.000000 56.05k 50

Population Density by County#8

People per square mile (excluding waters).
Scope: population of selected counties in North Carolina
0 500 1,000 1,500 # Mecklenburg County Mecklenburg Wake County Wake New Hanover County New Hanover Durham County Durham Forsyth County Forsyth Guilford County Guilford Gaston County Gaston Cabarrus County Cabarrus Cumberland County Cumberland Catawba County Catawba Buncombe County Buncombe Alamance County Alamance Orange County Orange Union County Union Davidson County Davidson Henderson County Henderson Iredell County Iredell Rowan County Rowan Lincoln County Lincoln Pitt County Pitt Onslow County Onslow Lee County Lee Wayne County Wayne Wilson County Wilson Johnston County Johnston Cleveland County Cleveland Harnett County Harnett Randolph County Randolph Burke County Burke Nash County Nash Caldwell County Caldwell Rockingham County Rockingham Stanly County Stanly Lenoir County Lenoir Craven County Craven Robeson County Robeson Surry County Surry Carteret County Carteret Brunswick County Brunswick Moore County Moore Franklin County Franklin Rutherford County Rutherford Edgecombe County Edgecombe Granville County Granville Haywood County Haywood Chatham County Chatham Wilkes County Wilkes Duplin County Duplin Sampson County Sampson Columbus County Columbus 1,809.572987 1,809.572987 1,810 1 1,112.411190 1,112.411190 1,112 2 1,076.330920 1,076.330920 1,076 3 966.741188 966.741188 967 4 868.883660 868.883660 869 5 767.070604 767.070604 767 6 582.182837 582.182837 582 7 501.417007 501.417007 501 8 493.558682 493.558682 494 9 387.318037 387.318037 387 10 368.219400 368.219400 368 11 359.642102 359.642102 360 12 341.864316 341.864316 342 13 325.278924 325.278924 325 14 294.880964 294.880964 295 15 288.374661 288.374661 288 16 280.900753 280.900753 281 17 270.440714 270.440714 270 18 264.335102 264.335102 264 19 261.602736 261.602736 262 20 235.894918 235.894918 236 21 230.372961 230.372961 230 22 223.115158 223.115158 223 23 221.015162 221.015162 221 24 217.769751 217.769751 218 25 210.354182 210.354182 210 26 199.659982 199.659982 200 27 181.711309 181.711309 182 28 178.638611 178.638611 179 29 176.851738 176.851738 177 30 174.751862 174.751862 175 31 164.395644 164.395644 164 32 153.204745 153.204745 153 33 147.978728 147.978728 148 34 146.751920 146.751920 147 35 141.763532 141.763532 142 36 138.088354 138.088354 138 37 132.739201 132.739201 133 38 129.921112 129.921112 130 39 128.142076 128.142076 128 40 124.379810 124.379810 124 41 119.499571 119.499571 119 42 110.932414 110.932414 111 43 109.604669 109.604669 110 44 106.467826 106.467826 106 45 95.104950 95.104950 95 46 91.722606 91.722606 92 47 72.495037 72.495037 72 48 67.413568 67.413568 67 49 61.668472 61.668472 62 50

Population by County Subdivision in North Carolina

There are 1,041 county subdivisions in North Carolina. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other. The least populous of the compared county subdivisions has a population of 31,521.

Total Population by County Subdivision#9

Scope: population of selected county subdivisions in North Carolina
0k 200k 400k 600k # Township 1:Charlotte 1, Charlotte Winston Township Winston Morehead Township Morehead Raleigh Township Raleigh Wilmington Township Wilmington Durham Township Durham Cleveland Triangle Township Trngl Seventy-First Township 71st Chapel Hill Township Chapel Hl Gastonia Township Gastonia Asheville High Point Township High Pt Cary Township White Oak Township White Oak Neuse Township Neuse Gilmer Township Gilmer Jacksonville Township Jacksonville St. Matthews Township St. Matthews Wake Forest Township Wake Frst Cross Creek Township Cross Crk Hickory Township Hickory St. Marys Township St. Marys House Creek Township House Crk Rockfish Township Rockfish Monroe Township Monroe Vance Township Vance Swift Creek Township Swift Crk Hendersonville Township Hendersonville Winterville Township Winterville Greenville Township Greenville Sandy Ridge Township Sandy Rdg Middle Creek Township Middle Crk Township 4:Kannapolis 4, Kannapolis Leesville Township Leesville Cedar Fork Township Cedar Fork Wilson Township Wilson Oak Grove Township Oak Grv South Point Township S Pt Thomasville Township Thomasville Harnett Township Harnett Township 12:Burlington 12, Burlington Township 2:Poplar Tent 2, Poplar Tent Craven Township 8 8 Holly Springs Township Holly Spgs Township 13:Morning Star 13, Morning Star Coddle Creek Township Coddle Crk Davidson Township Davidson Newton Township Newton Clayton Township Clayton 757,278.000000 757,278.000000 757.28k 1 232,219.000000 232,219.000000 232.22k 2 198,326.000000 198,326.000000 198.33k 3 120,609.000000 120,609.000000 120.61k 4 108,530.000000 108,530.000000 108.53k 5 107,666.000000 107,666.000000 107.67k 6 97,670.000000 97,670.000000 97.67k 7 95,751.000000 95,751.000000 95.75k 8 93,170.000000 93,170.000000 93.17k 9 90,261.000000 90,261.000000 90.26k 10 86,545.000000 86,545.000000 86.55k 11 84,883.000000 84,883.000000 84.88k 12 80,401.000000 80,401.000000 80.40k 13 76,058.000000 76,058.000000 76.06k 14 76,054.000000 76,054.000000 76.05k 15 75,282.000000 75,282.000000 75.28k 16 74,902.000000 74,902.000000 74.90k 17 73,255.000000 73,255.000000 73.26k 18 69,092.000000 69,092.000000 69.09k 19 68,706.000000 68,706.000000 68.71k 20 66,973.000000 66,973.000000 66.97k 21 61,260.000000 61,260.000000 61.26k 22 60,279.000000 60,279.000000 60.28k 23 56,934.000000 56,934.000000 56.93k 24 56,160.000000 56,160.000000 56.16k 25 55,211.000000 55,211.000000 55.21k 26 52,986.000000 52,986.000000 52.99k 27 50,922.000000 50,922.000000 50.92k 28 49,692.000000 49,692.000000 49.69k 29 48,609.000000 48,609.000000 48.61k 30 48,597.000000 48,597.000000 48.60k 31 47,738.000000 47,738.000000 47.74k 32 46,121.000000 46,121.000000 46.12k 33 43,015.000000 43,015.000000 43.02k 34 42,670.000000 42,670.000000 42.67k 35 42,444.000000 42,444.000000 42.44k 36 42,276.000000 42,276.000000 42.28k 37 41,701.000000 41,701.000000 41.70k 38 41,141.000000 41,141.000000 41.14k 39 38,800.000000 38,800.000000 38.80k 40 38,359.000000 38,359.000000 38.36k 41 37,556.000000 37,556.000000 37.56k 42 36,945.000000 36,945.000000 36.95k 43 35,718.000000 35,718.000000 35.72k 44 34,909.000000 34,909.000000 34.91k 45 34,213.000000 34,213.000000 34.21k 46 32,767.000000 32,767.000000 32.77k 47 32,603.000000 32,603.000000 32.60k 48 32,113.000000 32,113.000000 32.11k 49 31,521.000000 31,521.000000 31.52k 50

Population Density by County Subdivision#10

People per square mile (excluding waters).
Scope: population of selected county subdivisions in North Carolina
0k 1k 2k 3k # Raleigh Township Raleigh Neuse Township Neuse Durham Township Durham House Creek Township House Crk Township 1:Charlotte 1, Charlotte Cary Township Morehead Township Morehead Greenville Township Greenville Wilmington Township Wilmington High Point Township High Pt Leesville Township Leesville Gilmer Township Gilmer Cross Creek Township Cross Crk Asheville Winston Township Winston Township 12:Burlington 12, Burlington White Oak Township White Oak Seventy-First Township 71st Township 13:Morning Star 13, Morning Star Vance Township Vance Triangle Township Trngl Township 4:Kannapolis 4, Kannapolis Gastonia Township Gastonia St. Matthews Township St. Matthews Cedar Fork Township Cedar Fork Swift Creek Township Swift Crk Harnett Township Harnett Rockfish Township Rockfish Winterville Township Winterville Wilson Township Wilson St. Marys Township St. Marys Chapel Hill Township Chapel Hl Township 2:Poplar Tent 2, Poplar Tent Wake Forest Township Wake Frst Hickory Township Hickory Davidson Township Davidson Oak Grove Township Oak Grv Hendersonville Township Hendersonville Middle Creek Township Middle Crk Holly Springs Township Holly Spgs Sandy Ridge Township Sandy Rdg Coddle Creek Township Coddle Crk South Point Township S Pt Jacksonville Township Jacksonville Craven Township 8 8 Thomasville Township Thomasville Monroe Township Monroe Clayton Township Clayton Newton Township Newton Cleveland 3,221.317189 3,221.317189 3.22k 1 2,751.242333 2,751.242333 2.75k 2 2,633.453298 2,633.453298 2.63k 3 2,608.914448 2,608.914448 2.61k 4 2,495.572009 2,495.572009 2.50k 5 2,393.529437 2,393.529437 2.39k 6 2,274.581539 2,274.581539 2.27k 7 2,234.677433 2,234.677433 2.23k 8 2,102.976106 2,102.976106 2.10k 9 2,020.071733 2,020.071733 2.02k 10 2,005.612325 2,005.612325 2.01k 11 1,897.039323 1,897.039323 1.90k 12 1,884.287816 1,884.287816 1.88k 13 1,873.614036 1,873.614036 1.87k 14 1,752.636872 1,752.636872 1.75k 15 1,595.967020 1,595.967020 1.60k 16 1,439.119044 1,439.119044 1.44k 17 1,354.710036 1,354.710036 1.35k 18 1,340.079730 1,340.079730 1.34k 19 1,336.402168 1,336.402168 1.34k 20 1,312.700285 1,312.700285 1.31k 21 1,295.470923 1,295.470923 1.30k 22 1,228.550160 1,228.550160 1.23k 23 1,209.082751 1,209.082751 1.21k 24 1,193.003292 1,193.003292 1.19k 25 1,184.084547 1,184.084547 1.18k 26 1,093.781489 1,093.781489 1.09k 27 1,079.182394 1,079.182394 1.08k 28 1,048.366028 1,048.366028 1.05k 29 1,002.660772 1,002.660772 1.00k 30 999.042118 999.042118 1.00k 31 992.639147 992.639147 0.99k 32 958.772564 958.772564 0.96k 33 941.540528 941.540528 0.94k 34 906.606569 906.606569 0.91k 35 855.859559 855.859559 0.86k 36 837.261085 837.261085 0.84k 37 790.104590 790.104590 0.79k 38 763.294092 763.294092 0.76k 39 745.099963 745.099963 0.75k 40 737.290494 737.290494 0.74k 41 719.326310 719.326310 0.72k 42 711.007627 711.007627 0.71k 43 672.010275 672.010275 0.67k 44 662.213375 662.213375 0.66k 45 602.727978 602.727978 0.60k 46 560.354409 560.354409 0.56k 47 558.892075 558.892075 0.56k 48 548.418934 548.418934 0.55k 49 210.354182 210.354182 0.21k 50

Population by State in the United States

There are 50 states in the United States. This section compares North Carolina to all of the states in the United States.

Total Population by State#11

Scope: population of North Carolina and selected other states in the United States
0M 10M 20M 30M # California Texas New York Florida Illinois Pennsylvania Ohio Michigan Georgia North Carolina N Carolina New Jersey Virginia Washington Massachusetts Indiana Arizona Tennessee Missouri Maryland Wisconsin Minnesota Colorado Alabama South Carolina S Carolina Louisiana Kentucky Oregon Oklahoma Connecticut Iowa Mississippi Arkansas Kansas Utah Nevada New Mexico West Virginia Nebraska Idaho Hawaii Maine New Hampshire Rhode Island Montana Delaware South Dakota Alaska North Dakota Vermont Wyoming 37,659,181.000000 37,659,181.000000 37.66M 1 25,639,373.000000 25,639,373.000000 25.64M 2 19,487,053.000000 19,487,053.000000 19.49M 3 19,091,156.000000 19,091,156.000000 19.09M 4 12,848,554.000000 12,848,554.000000 12.85M 5 12,731,381.000000 12,731,381.000000 12.73M 6 11,549,590.000000 11,549,590.000000 11.55M 7 9,886,095.000000 9,886,095.000000 9.89M 8 9,810,417.000000 9,810,417.000000 9.81M 9 9,651,380.000000 9,651,380.000000 9.65M 10 8,832,406.000000 8,832,406.000000 8.83M 11 8,100,653.000000 8,100,653.000000 8.10M 12 6,819,579.000000 6,819,579.000000 6.82M 13 6,605,058.000000 6,605,058.000000 6.61M 14 6,514,861.000000 6,514,861.000000 6.51M 15 6,479,703.000000 6,479,703.000000 6.48M 16 6,402,387.000000 6,402,387.000000 6.40M 17 6,007,182.000000 6,007,182.000000 6.01M 18 5,834,299.000000 5,834,299.000000 5.83M 19 5,706,871.000000 5,706,871.000000 5.71M 20 5,347,740.000000 5,347,740.000000 5.35M 21 5,119,329.000000 5,119,329.000000 5.12M 22 4,799,277.000000 4,799,277.000000 4.80M 23 4,679,602.000000 4,679,602.000000 4.68M 24 4,567,968.000000 4,567,968.000000 4.57M 25 4,361,333.000000 4,361,333.000000 4.36M 26 3,868,721.000000 3,868,721.000000 3.87M 27 3,785,742.000000 3,785,742.000000 3.79M 28 3,583,561.000000 3,583,561.000000 3.58M 29 3,062,553.000000 3,062,553.000000 3.06M 30 2,976,872.000000 2,976,872.000000 2.98M 31 2,933,369.000000 2,933,369.000000 2.93M 32 2,868,107.000000 2,868,107.000000 2.87M 33 2,813,673.000000 2,813,673.000000 2.81M 34 2,730,066.000000 2,730,066.000000 2.73M 35 2,069,706.000000 2,069,706.000000 2.07M 36 1,853,619.000000 1,853,619.000000 1.85M 37 1,841,625.000000 1,841,625.000000 1.84M 38 1,583,364.000000 1,583,364.000000 1.58M 39 1,376,298.000000 1,376,298.000000 1.38M 40 1,328,320.000000 1,328,320.000000 1.33M 41 1,319,171.000000 1,319,171.000000 1.32M 42 1,051,695.000000 1,051,695.000000 1.05M 43 998,554.000000 998,554.000000 1.00M 44 908,446.000000 908,446.000000 0.91M 45 825,198.000000 825,198.000000 0.83M 46 720,316.000000 720,316.000000 0.72M 47 689,781.000000 689,781.000000 0.69M 48 625,904.000000 625,904.000000 0.63M 49 570,134.000000 570,134.000000 0.57M 50

Population Density by State#12

People per square mile (excluding waters).
Scope: population of North Carolina and selected other states in the United States
0 200 400 600 800 1,000 1,200 # New Jersey Rhode Island Massachusetts Connecticut Maryland Delaware New York Florida Pennsylvania Ohio California Illinois Hawaii Virginia North Carolina N Carolina Indiana Michigan Georgia South Carolina S Carolina Tennessee New Hampshire Kentucky Louisiana Wisconsin Washington Texas Alabama Missouri West Virginia Vermont Minnesota Mississippi Arizona Arkansas Oklahoma Iowa Colorado Maine Oregon Kansas Utah Nevada Nebraska Idaho New Mexico South Dakota North Dakota Montana Wyoming Alaska 1,200.921177 1,200.921177 1,201 1 1,017.225677 1,017.225677 1,017 2 846.776878 846.776878 847 3 740.025979 740.025979 740 4 600.971406 600.971406 601 5 466.178607 466.178607 466 6 413.504879 413.504879 414 7 355.988292 355.988292 356 8 284.544670 284.544670 285 9 282.651773 282.651773 283 10 241.737340 241.737340 242 11 231.425535 231.425535 231 12 214.291793 214.291793 214 13 205.128638 205.128638 205 14 198.516973 198.516973 199 15 181.846051 181.846051 182 16 174.830588 174.830588 175 17 170.571893 170.571893 171 18 155.669958 155.669958 156 19 155.262974 155.262974 155 20 147.345285 147.345285 147 21 110.459040 110.459040 110 22 105.727939 105.727939 106 23 105.374051 105.374051 105 24 102.617665 102.617665 103 25 98.146294 98.146294 98 26 94.761300 94.761300 95 27 87.388199 87.388199 87 28 77.101569 77.101569 77 29 67.907638 67.907638 68 30 67.158756 67.158756 67 31 63.440585 63.440585 63 32 57.043054 57.043054 57 33 56.371776 56.371776 56 34 55.189076 55.189076 55 35 54.828408 54.828408 55 36 49.394140 49.394140 49 37 43.066608 43.066608 43 38 40.304101 40.304101 40 39 35.080343 35.080343 35 40 34.232123 34.232123 34 41 24.868322 24.868322 25 42 23.972117 23.972117 24 43 19.158962 19.158962 19 44 17.062959 17.062959 17 45 10.884978 10.884978 11 46 9.996846 9.996846 10 47 6.860731 6.860731 7 48 5.871999 5.871999 6 49 1.262382 1.262382 1 50

Population by State in the South

There are 17 states in the South. This section compares North Carolina to all of the states in the South.

Total Population by State#13

Scope: population of North Carolina and selected other states in the South
0M 5M 10M 15M 20M 25M # Texas Florida Georgia North Carolina N Carolina Virginia Tennessee Maryland Alabama South Carolina S Carolina Louisiana Kentucky Oklahoma Mississippi Arkansas West Virginia Delaware District of Columbia D.C. 25,639,373.000000 25,639,373.000000 25.64M 1 19,091,156.000000 19,091,156.000000 19.09M 2 9,810,417.000000 9,810,417.000000 9.81M 3 9,651,380.000000 9,651,380.000000 9.65M 4 8,100,653.000000 8,100,653.000000 8.10M 5 6,402,387.000000 6,402,387.000000 6.40M 6 5,834,299.000000 5,834,299.000000 5.83M 7 4,799,277.000000 4,799,277.000000 4.80M 8 4,679,602.000000 4,679,602.000000 4.68M 9 4,567,968.000000 4,567,968.000000 4.57M 10 4,361,333.000000 4,361,333.000000 4.36M 11 3,785,742.000000 3,785,742.000000 3.79M 12 2,976,872.000000 2,976,872.000000 2.98M 13 2,933,369.000000 2,933,369.000000 2.93M 14 1,853,619.000000 1,853,619.000000 1.85M 15 908,446.000000 908,446.000000 0.91M 16 619,371.000000 619,371.000000 0.62M 17

Population Density by State#14

People per square mile (excluding waters).
Scope: population of North Carolina and selected other states in the South
0k 2k 4k 6k 8k 10k # District of Columbia D.C. Maryland Delaware Florida Virginia North Carolina N Carolina Georgia South Carolina S Carolina Tennessee Kentucky Louisiana Texas Alabama West Virginia Mississippi Arkansas Oklahoma 10,130.628373 10,130.628373 10.13k 1 600.971406 600.971406 0.60k 2 466.178607 466.178607 0.47k 3 355.988292 355.988292 0.36k 4 205.128638 205.128638 0.21k 5 198.516973 198.516973 0.20k 6 170.571893 170.571893 0.17k 7 155.669958 155.669958 0.16k 8 155.262974 155.262974 0.16k 9 110.459040 110.459040 0.11k 10 105.727939 105.727939 0.11k 11 98.146294 98.146294 0.10k 12 94.761300 94.761300 0.09k 13 77.101569 77.101569 0.08k 14 63.440585 63.440585 0.06k 15 56.371776 56.371776 0.06k 16 55.189076 55.189076 0.06k 17

Definitions

This page reports on the population distribution in North Carolina, both in terms of raw head counts, and in terms of population density per square mile.

  • Population: count of all residents of the given entity at the time of the survey, excluding visitors
  • Population Density: population divided by the total land area of the entity (i.e., excluding water areas contained in the entity)

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