County Population Growth: 2020-2030
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  Growth   Net Migration
County July 2030 Projection July 2020 Projection Amount Percent Total Births, J2020 - J2030 Total Deaths, J2020 - J2030 Natural Growth, J2020 - J2030 Amount Percent
Alamance 188,157 167,375 20,782 12.4 21,066 19,558 1,508 19,274 11.5
Alexander 38,999 38,405 594 1.5 4,111 4,937 -826 1,420 3.7
Alleghany 12,173 11,517 656 5.7 1,277 1,659 -382 1,038 9.0
Anson 26,157 26,156 1 0.0 2,578 3,324 -746 747 2.9
Ashe 26,728 27,086 -358 -1.3 2,529 4,036 -1,507 1,149 4.2
Avery 18,102 17,912 190 1.1 1,556 2,391 -835 1,025 5.7
Beaufort 47,827 47,827 0 0.0 4,988 7,082 -2,094 2,094 4.4
Bertie 18,996 20,010 -1,014 -5.1 2,067 2,678 -611 -403 -2.0
Bladen 35,010 35,009 1 0.0 3,947 4,734 -787 788 2.3
Brunswick 170,230 138,430 31,800 23.0 12,478 22,234 -9,756 41,556 30.0
Buncombe 301,321 270,328 30,993 11.5 27,760 31,682 -3,922 34,915 12.9
Burke 90,124 89,727 397 0.4 9,584 11,850 -2,266 2,663 3.0
Cabarrus 258,895 217,101 41,794 19.3 31,596 20,946 10,650 31,144 14.3
Caldwell 83,577 83,109 468 0.6 9,107 10,992 -1,885 2,353 2.8
Camden 10,224 10,223 1 0.0 1,130 1,067 63 -62 -0.6
Carteret 74,146 71,265 2,881 4.0 6,548 10,072 -3,524 6,405 9.0
Caswell 23,614 23,612 2 0.0 2,356 3,304 -948 950 4.0
Catawba 159,969 157,209 2,760 1.8 19,078 18,972 106 2,654 1.7
Chatham 92,249 78,625 13,624 17.3 7,917 10,747 -2,830 16,454 20.9
Cherokee 28,502 28,094 408 1.5 2,652 4,618 -1,966 2,374 8.5
Chowan 12,711 13,932 -1,221 -8.8 1,496 1,972 -476 -745 -5.3
Clay 11,778 11,294 484 4.3 1,002 1,810 -808 1,292 11.4
Cleveland 98,637 98,334 303 0.3 11,476 13,224 -1,748 2,051 2.1
Columbus 57,088 57,089 -1 -0.0 6,679 7,836 -1,157 1,156 2.0
Craven 100,714 101,893 -1,179 -1.2 13,833 10,713 3,120 -4,299 -4.2
Cumberland 325,117 325,775 -658 -0.2 46,638 29,389 17,249 -17,907 -5.5
Currituck 34,164 28,473 5,691 20.0 3,352 3,357 -5 5,696 20.0
Dare 40,005 37,798 2,207 5.8 3,995 4,507 -512 2,719 7.2
Davidson 177,018 169,118 7,900 4.7 20,064 20,981 -917 8,817 5.2
Davie 45,441 42,975 2,466 5.7 4,837 5,445 -608 3,074 7.2
Duplin 59,866 59,866 0 0.0 8,083 6,275 1,808 -1,808 -3.0
Durham 373,364 322,728 50,636 15.7 48,509 25,928 22,581 28,055 8.7
Edgecombe 52,596 53,777 -1,181 -2.2 6,123 6,979 -856 -325 -0.6
Forsyth 425,225 384,537 40,688 10.6 51,687 39,793 11,894 28,794 7.5
Franklin 75,886 68,065 7,821 11.5 8,126 7,728 398 7,423 10.9
Gaston 243,072 222,780 20,292 9.1 27,670 26,707 963 19,329 8.7
Gates 11,615 11,637 -22 -0.2 1,191 1,401 -210 188 1.6
Graham 8,463 8,595 -132 -1.5 933 1,226 -293 161 1.9
Granville 64,478 60,508 3,970 6.6 6,286 6,814 -528 4,498 7.4
Greene 21,073 21,073 0 0.0 2,353 2,335 18 -18 -0.1
Guilford 567,448 536,923 30,525 5.7 65,357 51,741 13,616 16,909 3.1
Halifax 47,012 50,621 -3,609 -7.1 5,551 7,018 -1,467 -2,142 -4.2
Harnett 148,167 134,189 13,978 10.4 19,154 12,208 6,946 7,032 5.2
Haywood 68,048 63,105 4,943 7.8 6,436 9,300 -2,864 7,807 12.4
Henderson 130,161 118,807 11,354 9.6 12,645 17,693 -5,048 16,402 13.8
Hertford 24,080 24,309 -229 -0.9 2,400 3,205 -805 576 2.4
Hoke 70,888 58,774 12,114 20.6 10,127 4,590 5,537 6,577 11.2
Hyde 5,490 5,625 -135 -2.4 513 690 -177 42 0.7
Iredell 214,975 185,140 29,835 16.1 23,318 21,014 2,304 27,531 14.9
Jackson 46,259 43,151 3,108 7.2 4,015 4,760 -745 3,853 8.9
Johnston 249,508 205,975 43,533 21.1 31,115 20,021 11,094 32,439 15.7
Jones 10,424 10,426 -2 -0.0 1,112 1,461 -349 347 3.3
Lee 58,908 58,907 1 0.0 8,191 6,200 1,991 -1,990 -3.4
Lenoir 57,378 58,017 -639 -1.1 7,250 7,762 -512 -127 -0.2
Lincoln 97,581 86,794 10,787 12.4 9,467 10,648 -1,181 11,968 13.8
Macon 39,556 36,367 3,189 8.8 4,151 5,681 -1,530 4,719 13.0
Madison 23,964 22,430 1,534 6.8 2,130 2,977 -847 2,381 10.6
Martin 22,296 23,263 -967 -4.2 2,778 3,565 -787 -180 -0.8
McDowell 46,355 45,927 428 0.9 4,954 6,084 -1,130 1,558 3.4
Mecklenburg 1,364,481 1,144,013 220,468 19.3 160,547 85,596 74,951 145,517 12.7
Mitchell 15,291 15,296 -5 -0.0 1,632 2,340 -708 703 4.6
Montgomery 28,832 28,162 670 2.4 3,634 3,442 192 478 1.7
Moore 111,479 100,788 10,691 10.6 12,238 13,874 -1,636 12,327 12.2
Nash 93,025 93,920 -895 -1.0 11,170 11,813 -643 -252 -0.3
New Hanover 264,016 234,826 29,190 12.4 25,370 24,139 1,231 27,959 11.9
Northampton 20,518 20,889 -371 -1.8 2,116 3,042 -926 555 2.7
Onslow 227,549 205,607 21,942 10.7 34,671 12,866 21,805 137 0.1
Orange 163,385 147,929 15,456 10.4 13,835 11,202 2,633 12,823 8.7
Pamlico 13,260 13,201 59 0.4 1,124 2,063 -939 998 7.6
Pasquotank 40,423 40,330 93 0.2 4,894 4,389 505 -412 -1.0
Pender 76,410 64,102 12,308 19.2 7,804 7,253 551 11,757 18.3
Perquimans 15,475 14,112 1,363 9.7 1,493 2,153 -660 2,023 14.3
Person 41,184 40,214 970 2.4 4,743 5,090 -347 1,317 3.3
Pitt 187,251 179,437 7,814 4.4 20,836 15,344 5,492 2,322 1.3
Polk 21,922 21,278 644 3.0 1,842 3,263 -1,421 2,065 9.7
Randolph 145,163 143,683 1,480 1.0 17,803 16,568 1,235 245 0.2
Richmond 44,450 45,058 -608 -1.3 5,538 5,735 -197 -411 -0.9
Robeson 129,510 132,087 -2,577 -2.0 17,687 14,746 2,941 -5,518 -4.2
Rockingham 91,621 91,713 -92 -0.1 10,212 12,364 -2,152 2,060 2.2
Rowan 152,766 144,335 8,431 5.8 16,725 18,120 -1,395 9,826 6.8
Rutherford 68,082 67,883 199 0.3 7,732 9,413 -1,681 1,880 2.8
Sampson 63,994 63,992 2 0.0 8,840 7,459 1,381 -1,379 -2.2
Scotland 33,189 34,933 -1,744 -5.0 4,444 4,306 138 -1,882 -5.4
Stanly 64,577 62,340 2,237 3.6 7,056 8,012 -956 3,193 5.1
Stokes 46,530 46,642 -112 -0.2 4,813 6,087 -1,274 1,162 2.5
Surry 73,194 73,197 -3 -0.0 8,766 9,484 -718 715 1.0
Swain 17,234 15,714 1,520 9.7 2,265 2,163 102 1,418 9.0
Transylvania 38,430 35,308 3,122 8.8 3,268 5,598 -2,330 5,452 15.4
Tyrrell 4,217 4,216 1 0.0 482 532 -50 51 1.2
Union 280,541 240,175 40,366 16.8 36,352 20,529 15,823 24,543 10.2
Vance 45,218 45,162 56 0.1 6,108 5,492 616 -560 -1.2
Wake 1,342,440 1,119,118 223,322 20.0 148,322 79,870 68,452 154,870 13.8
Warren 20,541 20,491 50 0.2 2,022 2,823 -801 851 4.2
Washington 11,401 12,192 -791 -6.5 1,424 1,749 -325 -466 -3.8
Watauga 62,757 56,744 6,013 10.6 4,551 4,650 -99 6,112 10.8
Wayne 135,616 128,020 7,596 5.9 17,350 13,932 3,418 4,178 3.3
Wilkes 69,663 69,664 -1 -0.0 7,737 9,248 -1,511 1,510 2.2
Wilson 91,092 84,504 6,588 7.8 10,553 10,315 238 6,350 7.5
Yadkin 36,378 37,022 -644 -1.7 4,331 4,697 -366 -278 -0.8
Yancey 18,267 18,062 205 1.1 2,043 2,667 -624 829 4.6
STATE 11,643,181 10,584,376 1,058,805 10.0 1,333,699 1,102,347 231,352 827,453 7.8

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Last updated 19SEP2016