Population Overview, 2010-2036
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  Population
County July 2010 July 2015 July 2020 July 2025 July 2030 July 2035 July 2036
Alamance 151,582 157,522 167,375 177,741 188,157 198,573 200,656
Alexander 37,255 37,952 38,405 38,745 38,999 39,189 39,219
Alleghany 11,146 11,190 11,517 11,844 12,173 12,499 12,566
Anson 26,868 26,155 26,156 26,157 26,157 26,157 26,156
Ashe 27,250 27,332 27,086 26,876 26,728 26,625 26,608
Avery 17,745 17,816 17,912 18,007 18,102 18,199 18,216
Beaufort 47,781 47,829 47,827 47,826 47,827 47,827 47,828
Bertie 21,217 20,533 20,010 19,502 18,996 18,490 18,388
Bladen 35,159 35,011 35,009 35,013 35,010 35,011 35,012
Brunswick 108,181 123,535 138,430 154,332 170,230 186,128 189,307
Buncombe 238,801 254,836 270,328 285,823 301,321 316,816 319,915
Burke 90,688 89,114 89,727 90,003 90,124 90,179 90,185
Cabarrus 178,652 195,714 217,101 238,084 258,895 279,779 283,952
Caldwell 82,955 82,577 83,109 83,411 83,577 83,666 83,680
Camden 9,983 10,224 10,223 10,223 10,224 10,223 10,222
Carteret 66,693 69,826 71,265 72,706 74,146 75,584 75,874
Caswell 23,683 23,606 23,612 23,613 23,614 23,612 23,612
Catawba 154,315 155,828 157,209 158,588 159,969 161,349 161,626
Chatham 63,783 71,815 78,625 85,438 92,249 99,058 100,421
Cherokee 27,428 27,770 28,094 28,316 28,502 28,654 28,681
Chowan 14,745 14,541 13,932 13,321 12,711 12,102 11,979
Clay 10,583 11,036 11,294 11,543 11,778 12,003 12,049
Cleveland 97,987 97,871 98,334 98,544 98,637 98,681 98,687
Columbus 57,918 57,206 57,089 57,090 57,088 57,090 57,089
Craven 104,184 103,691 101,893 101,074 100,714 100,556 100,539
Cumberland 327,331 328,860 325,775 325,216 325,117 325,101 325,102
Currituck 23,663 25,627 28,473 31,319 34,164 37,012 37,581
Dare 33,987 36,001 37,798 39,083 40,005 40,664 40,772
Davidson 162,886 165,193 169,118 173,068 177,018 180,969 181,759
Davie 41,281 41,743 42,975 44,208 45,441 46,674 46,920
Duplin 58,678 59,868 59,866 59,866 59,866 59,866 59,867
Durham 271,382 297,219 322,728 348,110 373,364 398,490 403,500
Edgecombe 56,637 54,367 53,777 53,188 52,596 52,006 51,887
Forsyth 351,458 366,543 384,537 404,725 425,225 445,765 449,873
Franklin 60,838 64,206 68,065 71,976 75,886 79,794 80,577
Gaston 206,068 212,636 222,780 232,927 243,072 253,216 255,247
Gates 12,161 11,739 11,637 11,617 11,615 11,614 11,615
Graham 8,868 8,761 8,595 8,508 8,463 8,438 8,433
Granville 57,600 58,547 60,508 62,493 64,478 66,466 66,863
Greene 21,237 21,158 21,073 21,072 21,073 21,073 21,074
Guilford 489,487 517,124 536,923 553,524 567,448 579,125 581,224
Halifax 54,548 52,423 50,621 48,814 47,012 45,209 44,848
Harnett 115,731 127,127 134,189 141,178 148,167 155,154 156,552
Haywood 58,956 60,631 63,105 65,575 68,048 70,521 71,014
Henderson 106,950 112,511 118,807 124,682 130,161 135,271 136,249
Hertford 24,735 24,426 24,309 24,196 24,080 23,966 23,941
Hoke 47,570 51,776 58,774 65,004 70,888 77,246 78,468
Hyde 5,797 5,631 5,625 5,557 5,490 5,423 5,408
Iredell 159,797 170,230 185,140 200,059 214,975 229,894 232,875
Jackson 40,345 41,597 43,151 44,703 46,259 47,810 48,119
Johnston 169,638 184,519 205,975 227,712 249,508 271,316 275,677
Jones 10,079 10,423 10,426 10,425 10,424 10,424 10,425
Lee 57,871 58,908 58,907 58,907 58,908 58,907 58,909
Lenoir 59,451 58,338 58,017 57,696 57,378 57,056 56,991
Lincoln 78,412 81,397 86,794 92,187 97,581 102,977 104,056
Macon 33,939 34,771 36,367 37,962 39,556 41,152 41,471
Madison 20,777 21,663 22,430 23,197 23,964 24,733 24,887
Martin 24,460 23,746 23,263 22,779 22,296 21,812 21,715
McDowell 45,077 45,370 45,927 46,215 46,355 46,423 46,430
Mecklenburg 923,316 1,035,605 1,144,013 1,254,246 1,364,481 1,474,714 1,496,762
Mitchell 15,536 15,335 15,296 15,292 15,291 15,290 15,291
Montgomery 27,944 27,826 28,162 28,496 28,832 29,168 29,235
Moore 88,589 94,492 100,788 106,435 111,479 115,983 116,826
Nash 95,867 94,370 93,920 93,471 93,025 92,576 92,485
New Hanover 203,289 220,231 234,826 249,424 264,016 278,612 281,530
Northampton 22,007 21,073 20,889 20,704 20,518 20,332 20,296
Onslow 186,977 194,636 205,607 216,578 227,549 238,521 240,716
Orange 134,044 140,144 147,929 155,679 163,385 171,058 172,586
Pamlico 13,093 13,174 13,201 13,231 13,260 13,289 13,296
Pasquotank 40,652 39,731 40,330 40,411 40,423 40,422 40,423
Pender 52,361 57,941 64,102 70,254 76,410 82,566 83,797
Perquimans 13,484 13,648 14,112 14,778 15,475 16,173 16,315
Person 39,421 39,574 40,214 40,745 41,184 41,543 41,606
Pitt 168,822 175,532 179,437 183,346 187,251 191,158 191,942
Polk 20,450 20,828 21,278 21,636 21,922 22,148 22,187
Randolph 141,944 142,943 143,683 144,423 145,163 145,902 146,052
Richmond 46,605 45,353 45,058 44,754 44,450 44,149 44,088
Robeson 134,392 133,375 132,087 130,797 129,510 128,218 127,962
Rockingham 93,651 92,084 91,713 91,636 91,621 91,619 91,620
Rowan 138,327 140,122 144,335 148,551 152,766 156,981 157,825
Rutherford 67,735 67,617 67,883 68,024 68,082 68,113 68,117
Sampson 63,460 63,993 63,992 63,992 63,994 63,993 63,993
Scotland 36,077 35,821 34,933 34,063 33,189 32,315 32,140
Stanly 60,557 61,234 62,340 63,460 64,577 65,696 65,921
Stokes 47,336 46,763 46,642 46,571 46,530 46,505 46,501
Surry 73,693 73,195 73,197 73,198 73,194 73,195 73,194
Swain 13,996 14,953 15,714 16,474 17,234 17,996 18,149
Transylvania 33,065 33,745 35,308 36,868 38,430 39,994 40,308
Tyrrell 4,400 4,217 4,216 4,215 4,217 4,215 4,215
Union 202,117 219,992 240,175 260,360 280,541 300,722 304,757
Vance 45,303 45,097 45,162 45,197 45,218 45,231 45,234
Wake 906,964 1,007,631 1,119,118 1,230,780 1,342,440 1,454,103 1,476,434
Warren 20,935 20,473 20,491 20,516 20,541 20,566 20,569
Washington 13,162 12,589 12,192 11,796 11,401 11,004 10,925
Watauga 50,981 53,737 56,744 59,752 62,757 65,764 66,363
Wayne 122,855 124,984 128,020 132,844 135,616 139,698 140,458
Wilkes 69,244 69,663 69,664 69,664 69,663 69,664 69,661
Wilson 81,247 81,689 84,504 87,770 91,092 94,420 95,088
Yadkin 38,436 37,705 37,022 36,620 36,378 36,231 36,208
Yancey 17,797 17,959 18,062 18,165 18,267 18,372 18,393
STATE 9,574,408 10,056,683 10,584,376 11,116,784 11,643,181 12,167,836 12,272,264

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Last updated 19SEP2016