County Population Growth: 2030-2036
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County July 2036 Projection July 2030 Projection Amount Percent Total Births, J2030 - J2036 Total Deaths, J2030 - J2036 Natural Growth, J2030 - J2036 Amount Percent
Alamance 200,656 188,157 12,499 6.6 13,615 13,880 -265 12,764 6.8
Alexander 39,219 38,999 220 0.6 2,507 3,389 -882 1,102 2.8
Alleghany 12,566 12,173 393 3.2 803 1,105 -302 695 5.7
Anson 26,156 26,157 -1 -0.0 1,431 2,215 -784 783 3.0
Ashe 26,608 26,728 -120 -0.4 1,549 2,635 -1,086 966 3.6
Avery 18,216 18,102 114 0.6 872 1,619 -747 861 4.8
Beaufort 47,828 47,827 1 0.0 2,959 4,741 -1,782 1,783 3.7
Bertie 18,388 18,996 -608 -3.2 1,076 1,670 -594 -14 -0.1
Bladen 35,012 35,010 2 0.0 2,331 3,091 -760 762 2.2
Brunswick 189,307 170,230 19,077 11.2 8,478 17,814 -9,336 28,413 16.7
Buncombe 319,915 301,321 18,594 6.2 17,419 22,845 -5,426 24,020 8.0
Burke 90,185 90,124 61 0.1 5,624 7,756 -2,132 2,193 2.4
Cabarrus 283,952 258,895 25,057 9.7 21,351 15,806 5,545 19,512 7.5
Caldwell 83,680 83,577 103 0.1 5,336 7,274 -1,938 2,041 2.4
Camden 10,222 10,224 -2 -0.0 621 755 -134 132 1.3
Carteret 75,874 74,146 1,728 2.3 3,977 6,968 -2,991 4,719 6.4
Caswell 23,612 23,614 -2 -0.0 1,352 2,215 -863 861 3.6
Catawba 161,626 159,969 1,657 1.0 11,746 12,773 -1,027 2,684 1.7
Chatham 100,421 92,249 8,172 8.9 5,377 8,367 -2,990 11,162 12.1
Cherokee 28,681 28,502 179 0.6 1,560 3,069 -1,509 1,688 5.9
Chowan 11,979 12,711 -732 -5.8 835 1,186 -351 -381 -3.0
Clay 12,049 11,778 271 2.3 601 1,239 -638 909 7.7
Cleveland 98,687 98,637 50 0.1 6,730 8,613 -1,883 1,933 2.0
Columbus 57,089 57,088 1 0.0 3,936 5,063 -1,127 1,128 2.0
Craven 100,539 100,714 -175 -0.2 9,087 6,522 2,565 -2,740 -2.7
Cumberland 325,102 325,117 -15 -0.0 24,245 19,969 4,276 -4,291 -1.3
Currituck 37,581 34,164 3,417 10.0 2,225 2,587 -362 3,779 11.1
Dare 40,772 40,005 767 1.9 2,453 3,273 -820 1,587 4.0
Davidson 181,759 177,018 4,741 2.7 12,083 14,293 -2,210 6,951 3.9
Davie 46,920 45,441 1,479 3.3 2,913 3,815 -902 2,381 5.2
Duplin 59,867 59,866 1 0.0 5,019 4,032 987 -986 -1.6
Durham 403,500 373,364 30,136 8.1 33,459 19,431 14,028 16,108 4.3
Edgecombe 51,887 52,596 -709 -1.3 3,661 4,543 -882 173 0.3
Forsyth 449,873 425,225 24,648 5.8 33,672 27,934 5,738 18,910 4.4
Franklin 80,577 75,886 4,691 6.2 5,190 5,728 -538 5,229 6.9
Gaston 255,247 243,072 12,175 5.0 17,403 18,591 -1,188 13,363 5.5
Gates 11,615 11,615 0 0.0 584 945 -361 361 3.1
Graham 8,433 8,463 -30 -0.4 542 779 -237 207 2.4
Granville 66,863 64,478 2,385 3.7 3,807 4,964 -1,157 3,542 5.5
Greene 21,074 21,073 1 0.0 1,433 1,581 -148 149 0.7
Guilford 581,224 567,448 13,776 2.4 39,047 36,296 2,751 11,025 1.9
Halifax 44,848 47,012 -2,164 -4.6 3,022 4,381 -1,359 -805 -1.7
Harnett 156,552 148,167 8,385 5.7 12,404 8,702 3,702 4,683 3.2
Haywood 71,014 68,048 2,966 4.4 3,949 6,355 -2,406 5,372 7.9
Henderson 136,249 130,161 6,088 4.7 8,230 12,295 -4,065 10,153 7.8
Hertford 23,941 24,080 -139 -0.6 1,408 2,063 -655 516 2.1
Hoke 78,468 70,888 7,580 10.7 6,981 3,552 3,429 4,151 5.9
Hyde 5,408 5,490 -82 -1.5 308 474 -166 84 1.5
Iredell 232,875 214,975 17,900 8.3 15,306 15,556 -250 18,150 8.4
Jackson 48,119 46,259 1,860 4.0 2,600 3,322 -722 2,582 5.6
Johnston 275,677 249,508 26,169 10.5 21,548 15,542 6,006 20,163 8.1
Jones 10,425 10,424 1 0.0 605 939 -334 335 3.2
Lee 58,909 58,908 1 0.0 5,106 4,014 1,092 -1,091 -1.9
Lenoir 56,991 57,378 -387 -0.7 4,294 4,911 -617 230 0.4
Lincoln 104,056 97,581 6,475 6.6 5,970 7,965 -1,995 8,470 8.7
Macon 41,471 39,556 1,915 4.8 2,621 3,829 -1,208 3,123 7.9
Madison 24,887 23,964 923 3.9 1,314 2,115 -801 1,724 7.2
Martin 21,715 22,296 -581 -2.6 1,542 2,212 -670 89 0.4
McDowell 46,430 46,355 75 0.2 2,986 4,066 -1,080 1,155 2.5
Mecklenburg 1,496,762 1,364,481 132,281 9.7 104,939 67,247 37,692 94,589 6.9
Mitchell 15,291 15,291 0 0.0 934 1,474 -540 540 3.5
Montgomery 29,235 28,832 403 1.4 2,283 2,304 -21 424 1.5
Moore 116,826 111,479 5,347 4.8 7,940 9,507 -1,567 6,914 6.2
Nash 92,485 93,025 -540 -0.6 6,414 7,951 -1,537 997 1.1
New Hanover 281,530 264,016 17,514 6.6 16,454 17,503 -1,049 18,563 7.0
Northampton 20,296 20,518 -222 -1.1 1,123 1,951 -828 606 3.0
Onslow 240,716 227,549 13,167 5.8 26,034 9,197 16,837 -3,670 -1.6
Orange 172,586 163,385 9,201 5.6 8,757 8,606 151 9,050 5.5
Pamlico 13,296 13,260 36 0.3 629 1,391 -762 798 6.0
Pasquotank 40,423 40,423 0 0.0 2,962 2,878 84 -84 -0.2
Pender 83,797 76,410 7,387 9.7 5,388 5,433 -45 7,432 9.7
Perquimans 16,315 15,475 840 5.4 918 1,521 -603 1,443 9.3
Person 41,606 41,184 422 1.0 2,744 3,458 -714 1,136 2.8
Pitt 191,942 187,251 4,691 2.5 13,098 10,782 2,316 2,375 1.3
Polk 22,187 21,922 265 1.2 1,031 2,204 -1,173 1,438 6.6
Randolph 146,052 145,163 889 0.6 10,974 11,070 -96 985 0.7
Richmond 44,088 44,450 -362 -0.8 3,245 3,685 -440 78 0.2
Robeson 127,962 129,510 -1,548 -1.2 10,274 9,676 598 -2,146 -1.7
Rockingham 91,620 91,621 -1 -0.0 5,856 8,066 -2,210 2,209 2.4
Rowan 157,825 152,766 5,059 3.3 10,588 12,483 -1,895 6,954 4.6
Rutherford 68,117 68,082 35 0.1 4,349 6,108 -1,759 1,794 2.6
Sampson 63,993 63,994 -1 -0.0 5,622 4,858 764 -765 -1.2
Scotland 32,140 33,189 -1,049 -3.2 2,485 2,787 -302 -747 -2.3
Stanly 65,921 64,577 1,344 2.1 4,188 5,444 -1,256 2,600 4.0
Stokes 46,501 46,530 -29 -0.1 2,581 4,183 -1,602 1,573 3.4
Surry 73,194 73,194 0 0.0 5,340 6,113 -773 773 1.1
Swain 18,149 17,234 915 5.3 1,356 1,441 -85 1,000 5.8
Transylvania 40,308 38,430 1,878 4.9 1,952 3,895 -1,943 3,821 9.9
Tyrrell 4,215 4,217 -2 -0.0 310 342 -32 30 0.7
Union 304,757 280,541 24,216 8.6 23,304 16,029 7,275 16,941 6.0
Vance 45,234 45,218 16 0.0 3,599 3,549 50 -34 -0.1
Wake 1,476,434 1,342,440 133,994 10.0 100,283 64,697 35,586 98,408 7.3
Warren 20,569 20,541 28 0.1 1,109 1,866 -757 785 3.8
Washington 10,925 11,401 -476 -4.2 785 1,091 -306 -170 -1.5
Watauga 66,363 62,757 3,606 5.7 3,037 3,372 -335 3,941 6.3
Wayne 140,458 135,616 4,842 3.6 10,816 9,394 1,422 3,420 2.5
Wilkes 69,661 69,663 -2 -0.0 4,547 6,106 -1,559 1,557 2.2
Wilson 95,088 91,092 3,996 4.4 6,470 7,258 -788 4,784 5.3
Yadkin 36,208 36,378 -170 -0.5 2,509 3,029 -520 350 1.0
Yancey 18,393 18,267 126 0.7 1,168 1,711 -543 669 3.7
STATE 12,272,264 11,643,181 629,083 5.4 847,492 785,321 62,171 566,912 4.9

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Last updated 19SEP2016