County Population Growth: 2010-2020
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County July 2020 Projection April 2010 Estimate Base Amount Percent Projected Births, A2010 - J2020 Projected Deaths, A2010 - J2020 Natural Growth, A2010 - J2020 Amount Percent
Alamance 167,375 151,241 16,134 10.7 18,621 16,496 2,125 14,009 9.3
Alexander 38,405 37,193 1,212 3.3 3,776 4,002 -226 1,438 3.9
Alleghany 11,517 11,155 362 3.2 1,022 1,457 -435 797 7.1
Anson 26,156 26,948 -792 -2.9 2,652 3,054 -402 -390 -1.4
Ashe 27,086 27,281 -195 -0.7 2,478 3,561 -1,083 888 3.3
Avery 17,912 17,795 117 0.7 1,507 2,086 -579 696 3.9
Beaufort 47,827 47,773 54 0.1 5,067 6,186 -1,119 1,173 2.5
Bertie 20,010 21,293 -1,283 -6.0 2,055 2,691 -636 -647 -3.0
Bladen 35,009 35,190 -181 -0.5 3,807 4,273 -466 285 0.8
Brunswick 138,430 107,431 30,999 28.9 11,128 14,135 -3,007 34,006 31.7
Buncombe 270,328 238,308 32,020 13.4 27,074 26,511 563 31,457 13.2
Burke 89,727 90,914 -1,187 -1.3 9,037 10,632 -1,595 408 0.4
Cabarrus 217,101 178,182 38,919 21.8 25,662 15,935 9,727 29,192 16.4
Caldwell 83,109 83,029 80 0.1 8,388 9,688 -1,300 1,380 1.7
Camden 10,223 9,980 243 2.4 1,005 840 165 78 0.8
Carteret 71,265 66,469 4,796 7.2 6,392 8,421 -2,029 6,825 10.3
Caswell 23,612 23,719 -107 -0.5 2,231 2,841 -610 503 2.1
Catawba 157,209 154,356 2,853 1.8 18,275 16,707 1,568 1,285 0.8
Chatham 78,625 63,491 15,134 23.8 6,789 7,390 -601 15,735 24.8
Cherokee 28,094 27,444 650 2.4 2,413 3,872 -1,459 2,109 7.7
Chowan 13,932 14,793 -861 -5.8 1,622 1,955 -333 -528 -3.6
Clay 11,294 10,587 707 6.7 904 1,504 -600 1,307 12.3
Cleveland 98,334 98,083 251 0.3 11,206 11,900 -694 945 1.0
Columbus 57,089 58,098 -1,009 -1.7 6,540 7,299 -759 -250 -0.4
Craven 101,893 103,505 -1,612 -1.6 15,572 10,742 4,830 -6,442 -6.2
Cumberland 325,775 319,431 6,344 2.0 57,176 25,783 31,393 -25,049 -7.8
Currituck 28,473 23,547 4,926 20.9 2,731 2,391 340 4,586 19.5
Dare 37,798 33,920 3,878 11.4 3,855 3,325 530 3,348 9.9
Davidson 169,118 162,878 6,240 3.8 18,517 17,799 718 5,522 3.4
Davie 42,975 41,222 1,753 4.3 4,193 4,462 -269 2,022 4.9
Duplin 59,866 58,505 1,361 2.3 7,910 5,778 2,132 -771 -1.3
Durham 322,728 269,974 52,754 19.5 45,019 20,541 24,478 28,276 10.5
Edgecombe 53,777 56,551 -2,774 -4.9 6,565 6,551 14 -2,788 -4.9
Forsyth 384,537 350,670 33,867 9.7 47,557 33,576 13,981 19,886 5.7
Franklin 68,065 60,592 7,473 12.3 7,283 5,846 1,437 6,036 10.0
Gaston 222,780 206,083 16,697 8.1 26,202 23,164 3,038 13,659 6.6
Gates 11,637 12,186 -549 -4.5 1,181 1,297 -116 -433 -3.6
Graham 8,595 8,861 -266 -3.0 950 1,143 -193 -73 -0.8
Granville 60,508 57,532 2,976 5.2 5,938 5,592 346 2,630 4.6
Greene 21,073 21,362 -289 -1.4 2,265 2,046 219 -508 -2.4
Guilford 536,923 488,406 48,517 9.9 63,780 43,735 20,045 28,472 5.8
Halifax 50,621 54,691 -4,070 -7.4 6,057 6,901 -844 -3,226 -5.9
Harnett 134,189 114,678 19,511 17.0 18,873 9,842 9,031 10,480 9.1
Haywood 63,105 59,036 4,069 6.9 5,977 7,840 -1,863 5,932 10.0
Henderson 118,807 106,742 12,065 11.3 11,305 14,738 -3,433 15,498 14.5
Hertford 24,309 24,658 -349 -1.4 2,480 2,984 -504 155 0.6
Hoke 58,774 46,952 11,822 25.2 9,574 3,321 6,253 5,569 11.9
Hyde 5,625 5,810 -185 -3.2 513 630 -117 -68 -1.2
Iredell 185,140 159,440 25,700 16.1 19,472 15,964 3,508 22,192 13.9
Jackson 43,151 40,271 2,880 7.2 4,025 3,858 167 2,713 6.7
Johnston 205,975 168,878 37,097 22.0 24,620 14,169 10,451 26,646 15.8
Jones 10,426 10,153 273 2.7 1,113 1,354 -241 514 5.1
Lee 58,907 57,866 1,041 1.8 8,205 5,779 2,426 -1,385 -2.4
Lenoir 58,017 59,495 -1,478 -2.5 7,048 7,517 -469 -1,009 -1.7
Lincoln 86,794 78,265 8,529 10.9 8,347 8,039 308 8,221 10.5
Macon 36,367 33,922 2,445 7.2 3,652 4,766 -1,114 3,559 10.5
Madison 22,430 20,774 1,656 8.0 2,020 2,497 -477 2,133 10.3
Martin 23,263 24,505 -1,242 -5.1 2,701 3,393 -692 -550 -2.2
McDowell 45,927 44,996 931 2.1 4,746 5,320 -574 1,505 3.3
Mecklenburg 1,144,013 919,666 224,347 24.4 149,192 62,319 86,873 137,474 14.9
Mitchell 15,296 15,581 -285 -1.8 1,565 2,222 -657 372 2.4
Montgomery 28,162 27,798 364 1.3 3,356 2,994 362 2 0.0
Moore 100,788 88,247 12,541 14.2 10,737 11,750 -1,013 13,554 15.4
Nash 93,920 95,839 -1,919 -2.0 11,426 10,629 797 -2,716 -2.8
New Hanover 234,826 202,683 32,143 15.9 23,652 19,336 4,316 27,827 13.7
Northampton 20,889 22,098 -1,209 -5.5 2,072 2,910 -838 -371 -1.7
Onslow 205,607 177,772 27,835 15.7 41,895 10,599 31,296 -3,461 -1.9
Orange 147,929 133,702 14,227 10.6 12,920 8,495 4,425 9,802 7.3
Pamlico 13,201 13,144 57 0.4 1,034 1,696 -662 719 5.5
Pasquotank 40,330 40,661 -331 -0.8 5,096 4,062 1,034 -1,365 -3.4
Pender 64,102 52,201 11,901 22.8 6,501 5,527 974 10,927 20.9
Perquimans 14,112 13,453 659 4.9 1,384 1,721 -337 996 7.4
Person 40,214 39,464 750 1.9 4,530 4,514 16 734 1.9
Pitt 179,437 168,148 11,289 6.7 21,789 13,132 8,657 2,632 1.6
Polk 21,278 20,510 768 3.7 1,586 3,061 -1,475 2,243 10.9
Randolph 143,683 141,752 1,931 1.4 16,580 14,761 1,819 112 0.1
Richmond 45,058 46,639 -1,581 -3.4 5,601 5,619 -18 -1,563 -3.4
Robeson 132,087 134,168 -2,081 -1.6 19,094 13,536 5,558 -7,639 -5.7
Rockingham 91,713 93,640 -1,927 -2.1 9,974 11,597 -1,623 -304 -0.3
Rowan 144,335 138,442 5,893 4.3 16,043 15,807 236 5,657 4.1
Rutherford 67,883 67,809 74 0.1 7,438 8,816 -1,378 1,452 2.1
Sampson 63,992 63,431 561 0.9 8,627 6,856 1,771 -1,210 -1.9
Scotland 34,933 36,157 -1,224 -3.4 4,820 4,182 638 -1,862 -5.1
Stanly 62,340 60,585 1,755 2.9 6,889 7,046 -157 1,912 3.2
Stokes 46,642 47,401 -759 -1.6 4,473 5,403 -930 171 0.4
Surry 73,197 73,673 -476 -0.6 7,958 8,999 -1,041 565 0.8
Swain 15,714 13,981 1,733 12.4 2,205 1,964 241 1,492 10.7
Transylvania 35,308 33,090 2,218 6.7 3,050 4,508 -1,458 3,676 11.1
Tyrrell 4,216 4,407 -191 -4.3 442 491 -49 -142 -3.2
Union 240,175 201,307 38,868 19.3 27,682 14,244 13,438 25,430 12.6
Vance 45,162 45,419 -257 -0.6 6,000 5,127 873 -1,130 -2.5
Wake 1,119,118 901,021 218,097 24.2 131,767 54,196 77,571 140,526 15.6
Warren 20,491 20,975 -484 -2.3 2,032 2,502 -470 -14 -0.1
Washington 12,192 13,218 -1,026 -7.8 1,437 1,652 -215 -811 -6.1
Watauga 56,744 51,079 5,665 11.1 3,776 3,701 75 5,590 10.9
Wayne 128,020 122,623 5,397 4.4 17,395 12,504 4,891 506 0.4
Wilkes 69,664 69,340 324 0.5 7,270 8,169 -899 1,223 1.8
Wilson 84,504 81,234 3,270 4.0 10,122 8,941 1,181 2,089 2.6
Yadkin 37,022 38,406 -1,384 -3.6 4,141 4,372 -231 -1,153 -3.0
Yancey 18,062 17,818 244 1.4 1,875 2,365 -490 734 4.1
STATE 10,584,376 9,535,692 1,048,684 11.0 1,262,499 908,442 354,057 694,627 7.3

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Last updated 19SEP2016