Projected Annual County Population Totals, 2020-2029
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County July 2020 July 2021 July 2022 July 2023 July 2024 July 2025 July 2026 July 2027 July 2028 July 2029
Alamance 167,375 169,439 171,508 173,583 175,663 177,741 179,824 181,905 183,989 186,071
Alexander 38,405 38,481 38,554 38,621 38,686 38,745 38,803 38,854 38,906 38,955
Alleghany 11,517 11,583 11,648 11,712 11,778 11,844 11,910 11,976 12,043 12,109
Anson 26,156 26,157 26,155 26,155 26,155 26,157 26,155 26,156 26,157 26,157
Ashe 27,086 27,037 26,993 26,950 26,912 26,876 26,841 26,810 26,782 26,753
Avery 17,912 17,932 17,950 17,969 17,989 18,007 18,026 18,045 18,064 18,082
Beaufort 47,827 47,828 47,827 47,829 47,827 47,826 47,826 47,828 47,828 47,828
Bertie 20,010 19,906 19,804 19,705 19,604 19,502 19,400 19,299 19,200 19,097
Bladen 35,009 35,012 35,011 35,011 35,012 35,013 35,011 35,011 35,011 35,010
Brunswick 138,430 141,611 144,791 147,971 151,151 154,332 157,511 160,690 163,870 167,049
Buncombe 270,328 273,427 276,526 279,626 282,725 285,823 288,925 292,023 295,122 298,221
Burke 89,727 89,800 89,866 89,918 89,964 90,003 90,034 90,063 90,085 90,108
Cabarrus 217,101 221,185 225,389 229,645 233,886 238,084 242,247 246,395 250,547 254,717
Caldwell 83,109 83,185 83,251 83,311 83,365 83,411 83,453 83,490 83,524 83,551
Camden 10,223 10,226 10,224 10,223 10,221 10,223 10,223 10,223 10,223 10,222
Carteret 71,265 71,554 71,844 72,130 72,417 72,706 72,994 73,281 73,571 73,859
Caswell 23,612 23,612 23,612 23,612 23,612 23,613 23,610 23,612 23,612 23,614
Catawba 157,209 157,486 157,763 158,038 158,313 158,588 158,865 159,142 159,417 159,692
Chatham 78,625 79,987 81,350 82,711 84,073 85,438 86,798 88,161 89,523 90,886
Cherokee 28,094 28,141 28,186 28,231 28,275 28,316 28,355 28,395 28,432 28,468
Chowan 13,932 13,810 13,687 13,565 13,442 13,321 13,198 13,077 12,956 12,831
Clay 11,294 11,343 11,394 11,444 11,492 11,543 11,590 11,637 11,685 11,731
Cleveland 98,334 98,390 98,437 98,477 98,513 98,544 98,569 98,591 98,609 98,624
Columbus 57,089 57,091 57,090 57,088 57,088 57,090 57,088 57,090 57,089 57,088
Craven 101,893 101,672 101,484 101,324 101,189 101,074 100,977 100,894 100,824 100,762
Cumberland 325,775 325,575 325,434 325,335 325,266 325,216 325,182 325,156 325,139 325,127
Currituck 28,473 29,042 29,611 30,180 30,750 31,319 31,889 32,457 33,027 33,597
Dare 37,798 38,089 38,363 38,621 38,859 39,083 39,291 39,490 39,673 39,845
Davidson 169,118 169,911 170,700 171,490 172,279 173,068 173,860 174,648 175,440 176,229
Davie 42,975 43,221 43,467 43,715 43,961 44,208 44,454 44,701 44,948 45,195
Duplin 59,866 59,865 59,866 59,865 59,865 59,866 59,866 59,867 59,866 59,867
Durham 322,728 327,816 332,898 337,974 343,043 348,110 353,171 358,227 363,278 368,324
Edgecombe 53,777 53,659 53,541 53,422 53,306 53,188 53,068 52,951 52,833 52,714
Forsyth 384,537 388,510 392,529 396,579 400,646 404,725 408,817 412,915 417,014 421,119
Franklin 68,065 68,850 69,628 70,412 71,195 71,976 72,756 73,540 74,321 75,104
Gaston 222,780 224,810 226,839 228,867 230,897 232,927 234,955 236,984 239,013 241,042
Gates 11,637 11,630 11,625 11,625 11,620 11,617 11,617 11,616 11,615 11,616
Graham 8,595 8,573 8,553 8,536 8,519 8,508 8,495 8,484 8,476 8,468
Granville 60,508 60,902 61,301 61,699 62,095 62,493 62,892 63,288 63,684 64,083
Greene 21,073 21,073 21,071 21,071 21,072 21,072 21,071 21,074 21,073 21,073
Guilford 536,923 540,481 543,917 547,234 550,435 553,524 556,509 559,389 562,171 564,855
Halifax 50,621 50,260 49,897 49,537 49,176 48,814 48,456 48,095 47,736 47,372
Harnett 134,189 135,589 136,985 138,382 139,780 141,178 142,576 143,974 145,372 146,767
Haywood 63,105 63,599 64,092 64,586 65,082 65,575 66,072 66,567 67,060 67,554
Henderson 118,807 120,014 121,206 122,381 123,541 124,682 125,807 126,919 128,014 129,094
Hertford 24,309 24,288 24,265 24,241 24,219 24,196 24,170 24,148 24,126 24,102
Hoke 58,774 60,224 61,557 62,775 63,911 65,004 66,099 67,227 68,402 69,627
Hyde 5,625 5,610 5,598 5,585 5,571 5,557 5,543 5,530 5,517 5,503
Iredell 185,140 188,125 191,107 194,090 197,076 200,059 203,042 206,023 209,008 211,990
Jackson 43,151 43,464 43,774 44,084 44,394 44,703 45,016 45,325 45,635 45,947
Johnston 205,975 210,312 214,656 219,005 223,357 227,712 232,069 236,426 240,786 245,146
Jones 10,426 10,423 10,425 10,425 10,425 10,425 10,424 10,424 10,425 10,423
Lee 58,907 58,907 58,907 58,907 58,908 58,907 58,908 58,906 58,906 58,909
Lenoir 58,017 57,953 57,890 57,824 57,761 57,696 57,632 57,569 57,505 57,440
Lincoln 86,794 87,870 88,949 90,030 91,108 92,187 93,266 94,346 95,425 96,503
Macon 36,367 36,685 37,004 37,324 37,643 37,962 38,282 38,600 38,919 39,238
Madison 22,430 22,584 22,737 22,891 23,046 23,197 23,350 23,505 23,659 23,813
Martin 23,263 23,167 23,071 22,975 22,877 22,779 22,684 22,586 22,488 22,393
McDowell 45,927 46,002 46,068 46,125 46,172 46,215 46,251 46,283 46,310 46,335
Mecklenburg 1,144,013 1,166,058 1,188,106 1,210,154 1,232,201 1,254,246 1,276,294 1,298,341 1,320,387 1,342,434
Mitchell 15,296 15,295 15,293 15,292 15,293 15,292 15,291 15,290 15,290 15,291
Montgomery 28,162 28,228 28,295 28,364 28,429 28,496 28,564 28,631 28,698 28,765
Moore 100,788 101,969 103,123 104,250 105,356 106,435 107,489 108,520 109,529 110,515
Nash 93,920 93,830 93,742 93,652 93,561 93,471 93,382 93,292 93,203 93,114
New Hanover 234,826 237,746 240,664 243,583 246,502 249,424 252,341 255,261 258,179 261,097
Northampton 20,889 20,851 20,815 20,777 20,740 20,704 20,665 20,629 20,592 20,554
Onslow 205,607 207,801 209,997 212,189 214,383 216,578 218,773 220,967 223,162 225,355
Orange 147,929 149,483 151,036 152,584 154,131 155,679 157,223 158,766 160,307 161,848
Pamlico 13,201 13,207 13,212 13,217 13,225 13,231 13,239 13,244 13,248 13,255
Pasquotank 40,330 40,361 40,381 40,397 40,401 40,411 40,415 40,415 40,418 40,419
Pender 64,102 65,333 66,563 67,795 69,025 70,254 71,488 72,719 73,949 75,181
Perquimans 14,112 14,240 14,373 14,505 14,640 14,778 14,917 15,056 15,193 15,333
Person 40,214 40,331 40,440 40,547 40,649 40,745 40,841 40,930 41,017 41,102
Pitt 179,437 180,220 181,001 181,783 182,564 183,346 184,124 184,907 185,688 186,470
Polk 21,278 21,356 21,433 21,503 21,570 21,636 21,700 21,759 21,815 21,869
Randolph 143,683 143,831 143,978 144,127 144,275 144,423 144,570 144,720 144,867 145,016
Richmond 45,058 44,998 44,938 44,876 44,817 44,754 44,695 44,632 44,572 44,512
Robeson 132,087 131,828 131,571 131,314 131,055 130,797 130,541 130,283 130,024 129,766
Rockingham 91,713 91,687 91,667 91,653 91,643 91,636 91,631 91,626 91,625 91,623
Rowan 144,335 145,177 146,022 146,865 147,708 148,551 149,395 150,237 151,082 151,922
Rutherford 67,883 67,922 67,953 67,979 68,001 68,024 68,039 68,053 68,067 68,076
Sampson 63,992 63,992 63,994 63,992 63,995 63,992 63,994 63,994 63,992 63,994
Scotland 34,933 34,760 34,586 34,411 34,236 34,063 33,887 33,713 33,537 33,363
Stanly 62,340 62,566 62,788 63,013 63,237 63,460 63,684 63,908 64,130 64,354
Stokes 46,642 46,626 46,610 46,597 46,584 46,571 46,563 46,553 46,544 46,537
Surry 73,197 73,197 73,195 73,197 73,198 73,198 73,196 73,195 73,195 73,198
Swain 15,714 15,866 16,017 16,172 16,323 16,474 16,627 16,779 16,930 17,083
Transylvania 35,308 35,620 35,932 36,245 36,556 36,868 37,181 37,494 37,805 38,118
Tyrrell 4,216 4,215 4,215 4,215 4,216 4,215 4,217 4,216 4,216 4,216
Union 240,175 244,212 248,247 252,285 256,322 260,360 264,393 268,430 272,466 276,504
Vance 45,162 45,168 45,176 45,183 45,191 45,197 45,201 45,206 45,213 45,215
Wake 1,119,118 1,141,451 1,163,783 1,186,114 1,208,446 1,230,780 1,253,113 1,275,446 1,297,777 1,320,108
Warren 20,491 20,493 20,500 20,504 20,511 20,516 20,522 20,526 20,530 20,535
Washington 12,192 12,112 12,034 11,954 11,875 11,796 11,717 11,637 11,558 11,479
Watauga 56,744 57,347 57,947 58,549 59,148 59,752 60,351 60,952 61,555 62,157
Wayne 128,020 129,267 130,430 131,423 132,219 132,844 133,362 133,841 134,350 134,939
Wilkes 69,664 69,664 69,664 69,663 69,662 69,664 69,664 69,663 69,664 69,664
Wilson 84,504 85,144 85,793 86,449 87,108 87,770 88,432 89,097 89,762 90,427
Yadkin 37,022 36,925 36,837 36,758 36,687 36,620 36,562 36,510 36,461 36,419
Yancey 18,062 18,083 18,103 18,123 18,143 18,165 18,185 18,206 18,226 18,245
STATE 10,584,376 10,691,438 10,798,329 10,904,894 11,011,033 11,116,784 11,222,241 11,327,532 11,432,756 11,537,971

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