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North Carolina Cities by Population

The data is from the US Census. Below are 736 North Carolina cities ranked 1 through 683. You can copy and paste this list directly into your favorite spreadsheet program. Don't you just adore lovely numbers listed nicely in columns & rows? We do!

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North Carolina Cities by Population Rank City Population
1 Charlotte 808,834
2 Raleigh 441,326
3 Greensboro 282,177
4 Durham 251,761
5 Winston-Salem 238,474
6 Fayetteville 203,670
7 Cary 155,822
8 Wilmington 113,724
9 High Point 108,982
10 Greenville 89,745
11 Asheville 87,531
12 Concord 85,753
13 Gastonia 73,877
14 Jacksonville 68,404
15 Chapel Hill 59,005
16 Rocky Mount 56,175
17 Burlington 52,570
18 Huntersville 51,701
19 Wilson 49,558
20 Kannapolis 45,685
21 Apex 43,893
22 Hickory 40,274
23 Wake Forest 36,472
24 Indian Trail 36,357
25 Goldsboro 35,924
26 Mooresville 35,387
27 Monroe 34,212
28 Salisbury 33,674
29 Holly Springs 30,126
30 New Bern 30,075
31 Matthews 30,054
32 Sanford 29,048
33 Garner 27,625
34 Cornelius 27,426
35 Thomasville 27,178
36 Asheboro 25,978
37 Statesville 25,731
38 Mint Hill 25,024
39 Kernersville 23,736
40 Fuquay-Varina 22,722
41 Morrisville 22,600
42 Lumberton 21,646
43 Kinston 21,393
44 Carrboro 20,867
45 Havelock 20,630
46 Shelby 20,259
47 Clemmons 19,536
48 Lexington 19,089
49 Clayton 18,553
50 Boone 18,241
51 Elizabeth City 18,025
52 Lenoir 17,956
53 Leland 17,023
54 Morganton 16,717
55 Hope Mills 16,189
56 Albemarle 15,968
57 Laurinburg 15,601
58 Pinehurst 15,522
59 Roanoke Rapids 15,454
60 Eden 15,434
61 Henderson 15,258
62 Murraysville 14,843
63 Stallings 14,759
64 Graham 14,506
65 Harrisburg 14,500
66 Reidsville 14,107
67 Mount Holly 14,058
68 Knightdale 13,787
69 Mebane 13,592
70 Hendersonville 13,548
71 Piney Green 13,427
72 Lewisville 13,356
73 Southern Pines and Spring Lake 13,258
74 Newton 12,999
75 Waxhaw 12,398
76 Davidson 12,076
77 Smithfield 11,746
78 Archdale 11,483
79 Tarboro 11,206
80 Kings Mountain 11,053
81 Summerfield 10,758
82 Lincolnton 10,593
83 Belmont 10,494
84 Mount Airy 10,364
85 Weddington 10,254
86 Myrtle Grove 9,872
87 Washington 9,862
88 Waynesville 9,788
89 Elon 9,781
90 Dunn 9,762
91 Winterville 9,484
92 Rockingham 9,289
93 Morehead City 9,273
94 Kings Grant 8,837
95 Clinton 8,799
96 Oxford 8,707
97 St. Stephens 8,483
98 Roxboro 8,329
99 Siler City 8,269
100 Conover 8,263
101 Pineville 8,244
102 Wesley Chapel 8,217
103 Black Mountain 8,168
104 Lake Norman of Catawba 7,918
105 Marion 7,873
106 Brevard 7,710
107 Butner 7,692
108 Half Moon 7,626
109 Fletcher 7,547
110 Oak Island 7,359
111 Forest City 7,356
112 Etowah 7,237
113 Aberdeen 7,107
114 Porters Neck 7,052
115 Mills River 6,990
116 Kill Devil Hills 6,948
117 Ogden 6,909
118 King 6,777
119 Gibsonville 6,759
120 Trinity 6,651
121 Oak Ridge 6,617
122 Hamlet 6,500
123 Hillsborough 6,428
124 Unionville 6,397
125 Selma 6,325
126 Wendell 6,298
127 Woodfin 6,241
128 Silver Lake 6,117
129 Marvin 6,056
130 Carolina Beach 6,048
131 Cherryville 5,901
132 James City 5,736
133 Boiling Spring Lakes 5,703
134 Rolesville 5,583
135 Wadesboro 5,577
136 Cullowhee 5,556
137 Wrightsboro 5,538
138 Whiteville 5,535
139 Williamston 5,534
140 Nashville 5,521
141 Bessemer City 5,462
142 Stokesdale 5,278
143 Ayden 5,167
144 Mocksville 5,140
145 Sawmills 5,119
146 Angier 5,079
147 Long View 5,071
148 Ahoskie 4,966
149 Bethlehem 4,961
150 Edenton and Walkertown 4,900
151 Raeford 4,899
152 Hampstead 4,890
153 Swannanoa 4,858
154 Zebulon 4,813
155 Erwin 4,774
156 Royal Pines 4,751
157 Farmville 4,750
158 Mount Olive 4,734
159 Seven Lakes 4,727
160 Midway 4,712
161 Granite Falls 4,686
162 Pleasant Garden 4,684
163 Newport 4,666
164 Boiling Springs 4,650
165 Archer Lodge 4,614
166 Welcome 4,613
167 Dallas 4,602
168 Valdese 4,467
169 St. James 4,438
170 Creedmoor 4,353
171 Cramerton 4,292
172 Spindale 4,269
173 North Wilkesboro 4,266
174 Elkin 4,246
175 Trent Woods 4,194
176 Rutherfordton 4,187
177 Canton 4,182
178 Beaufort 4,181
179 China Grove 4,163
180 Randleman 4,140
181 Elroy 4,088
182 Pittsboro 4,058
183 Burgaw 4,045
184 Tabor City 4,044
185 River Road 4,035
186 Gamewell 3,967
187 Mountain Home 3,961
188 Bayshore 3,956
189 Wallace 3,951
190 Franklin 3,930
191 Westport 3,923
192 Tyro 3,918
193 Weaverville 3,886
194 Brices Creek 3,857
195 Wingate 3,798
196 Shallotte 3,784
197 Sunset Beach 3,762
198 Rockfish 3,736
199 East Flat Rock 3,735
200 Hudson 3,733
201 Jamestown 3,718
202 Carolina Shores 3,714
203 Emerald Isle 3,709
204 Windsor 3,694
205 Eastover 3,692
206 Plymouth 3,684
207 Lake Park 3,678
208 Mountain View 3,655
209 Stanley 3,633
210 Lowell 3,616
211 Fairview town 3,602
212 Sneads Ferry 3,601
213 Elizabethtown 3,597
214 Mar-Mac 3,585
215 Wilkesboro 3,552
216 Benson 3,542
217 Ranlo 3,535
218 Louisburg 3,530
219 Forest Oaks 3,502
220 Northchase 3,461
221 Red Springs 3,456
222 Lillington 3,436
223 Red Oak 3,432
224 Troy 3,430
225 Lake Royale 3,414
226 Kitty Hawk 3,403
227 Polkton 3,379
228 Maiden 3,373
229 Moyock 3,368
230 East Rockingham 3,338
231 Midland 3,322
232 Dana 3,321
233 Southport 3,291
234 Spencer 3,290
235 Flat Rock village 3,254
236 Warsaw 3,166
237 River Bend 3,164
238 Whispering Pines 3,125
239 Lowesville 3,089
240 Landis 3,082
241 Rural Hall 3,079
242 Wallburg 3,068
243 Swansboro 3,046
244 Locust 3,036
245 Fairview 3,016
246 Pembroke 3,008
247 Icard 3,002
248 Fearrington Village 2,984
249 Granite Quarry 2,966
250 Norwood 2,960
251 Murfreesboro 2,951
252 Yadkinville 2,939
253 Lake Junaluska 2,930
254 Fairfield Harbour 2,913
255 Enochville 2,865
256 Nags Head 2,858
257 Mineral Springs 2,847
258 South Rosemary 2,836
259 Southern Shores 2,827
260 Grifton 2,795
261 Wentworth 2,761
262 Mayodan 2,760
263 Skippers Corner 2,754
264 La Grange 2,753
265 Cajah's Mountain 2,752
266 Avery Creek 2,716
267 Fairmont 2,704
268 Liberty 2,685
269 Maxton 2,676
270 Glen Raven 2,675
271 Carthage 2,644
272 Richlands 2,637
273 Haw River 2,634
274 Laurel Park 2,633
275 Enfield 2,628
276 Mars Hill 2,620
277 Surf City 2,618
278 Sylva 2,599
279 Marshville 2,598
280 Bermuda Run 2,556
281 Tobaccoville 2,549
282 Wrightsville Beach 2,546
283 Troutman 2,491
284 Fruitland 2,490
285 Belville 2,473
286 Horse Shoe 2,441
287 Plain View 2,438
288 Wilson's Mills 2,433
289 Sharpsburg 2,409
290 Hertford 2,370
291 Broad Creek 2,365
292 Coats 2,344
293 Kure Beach 2,335
294 Biscoe 2,310
295 Princeville 2,300
296 Brogden 2,292
297 Denver 2,287
298 Cape Carteret 2,267
299 Madison 2,259
300 Franklinton 2,253
301 Fairplains and Buies Creek 2,248
302 Jonesville 2,235
303 Spruce Pine 2,211
304 Salem 2,173
305 Edneyville 2,159
306 Four Oaks 2,150
307 Pine Level 2,143
308 Mount Pleasant 2,133
309 Cordova 2,123
310 Yanceyville 2,088
311 Andrews 2,082
312 Hildebran 2,076
313 Rocky Point 2,039
314 St. Pauls 2,026
315 Cherokee 2,013
316 Taylorsville 1,999
317 Moravian Falls 1,990
318 Drexel 1,966
319 Oakboro 1,958
320 Mulberry 1,940
321 Chadbourn 1,937
322 Green Level 1,907
323 Ramseur and Badin 1,906
324 Murphy 1,898
325 Rockwell 1,891
326 Sea Breeze 1,886
327 Bladenboro 1,852
328 Valley Hill 1,816
329 Millers Creek 1,801
330 Denton 1,773
331 Belhaven 1,768
332 Maggie Valley 1,767
333 Calabash 1,763
334 Stony Point 1,761
335 Kenly 1,744
336 Neuse Forest 1,730
337 Sparta 1,726
338 Snow Hill 1,716
339 Weldon 1,709
340 Rose Hill and Pumpkin Center 1,700
341 Hays 1,698
342 Pilot Mountain and Beulaville 1,688
343 Cricket 1,686
344 Connelly Springs 1,676
345 Burnsville 1,674
346 Atlantic Beach 1,671
347 Bryson City 1,665
348 Holly Ridge 1,654
349 Manteo 1,638
350 Bethel 1,624
351 Elm City 1,618
352 Robersonville 1,606
353 Stanfield 1,597
354 Tryon 1,568
355 Walnut Cove 1,565
356 Balfour 1,540
357 Wanchese 1,536
358 Maury 1,522
359 Northlakes and Roseboro 1,521
360 Biltmore Forest 1,516
361 Dobson 1,498
362 Barker Heights 1,495
363 Lake Waccamaw 1,491
364 Harkers Island 1,488
365 West Jefferson 1,473
366 Navassa 1,468
367 East Spencer 1,465
368 Bayboro 1,462
369 Youngsville 1,457
370 Claremont 1,455
371 West Marion 1,447
372 Spring Hope 1,441
373 Flat Rock 1,435
374 Rutherford College 1,434
375 Jefferson 1,425
376 Pine Knoll Shores 1,420
377 Cedar Point 1,393
378 West Canton 1,390
379 Foscoe 1,374
380 Magnolia 1,364
381 White Lake and Lake Lure 1,363
382 Robbins 1,356
383 Toast and Hoopers Creek 1,352
384 Glen Alpine 1,351
385 Columbus 1,349
386 Swepsonville 1,348
387 Princeton 1,343
388 Broadway 1,327
389 Saxapahaw 1,314
390 Bent Creek 1,305
391 Pinebluff 1,284
392 Boonville 1,275
393 Rowland 1,274
394 Ellenboro 1,267
395 Hemby Bridge 1,264
396 Scotland Neck 1,257
397 Banner Elk 1,256
398 Southmont 1,252
399 Stoneville 1,243
400 Manns Harbor 1,235
401 Clyde 1,226
402 Blowing Rock 1,213
403 Stedman 1,205
404 Buxton 1,184
405 Pinetops 1,180
406 Vander 1,176
407 Vanceboro 1,165
408 Gaston 1,162
409 Silver City 1,150
410 Highlands 1,144
411 Mamers 1,140
412 Old Fort 1,136
413 Holden Beach 1,135
414 Northwest 1,126
415 Faison and Mount Gilead 1,123
416 White Plains 1,109
417 Norlina 1,105
418 North Topsail Beach 1,104
419 Foxfire 1,102
420 Franklinville 1,090
421 Laurel Hill 1,070
422 Columbia 1,069
423 Fremont 1,060
424 Taylortown 1,042
425 Warrenton 1,040
426 Lucama 1,036
427 McLeansville 1,027
428 Rhodhiss 1,026
429 Stem 1,023
430 Cleveland 1,019
431 Dortches 1,016
432 Cove Creek 1,014
433 Ellerbe 1,004
434 Rich Square 1,001
435 Advance, Castle Hayne, and Middlesex 999
436 Garysburg 983
437 Woodland 977
438 Grover 976
439 Belwood 972
440 Kenansville 963
441 Gorman 941
442 Maysville and Oriental 937
443 Walnut Creek 936
444 South Henderson 932
445 Brunswick 922
446 Prospect 909
447 Alamance and Pinnacle 902
448 Hightsville 889
449 Hollister 887
450 Candor 886
451 Jackson Heights 880
452 Cooleemee and Dobbins Heights 875
453 Newland and Whitakers 874
454 Winton 871
455 Grantsboro 867
456 Faith 865
457 Germanton 858
458 Aulander and Greenevers 857
459 Fair Bluff 848
460 Light Oak 837
461 Barker Ten Mile 834
462 Woodlawn 833
463 Avon 830
464 Chocowinity 823
465 Stantonsburg 821
466 Keener 811
467 Pikeville and Whitsett 809
468 Rougemont 807
469 Bolton 801
470 Wagram 798
471 Bunnlevel 783
472 Efland 768
473 Lawndale 760
474 Saluda 758
475 Star 751
476 Peletier 740
477 Bogue 737
478 Misenheimer 732
479 Kingstown 730
480 Marshall 726
481 Conway 723
482 Patterson Springs 721
483 Iron Station 719
484 Belvoir 706
485 High Shoals 703
486 Ossipee and Ocean Isle Beach 702
487 Ansonville 698
488 Red Cross 695
489 Camden and Caroleen 689
490 Engelhard 688
491 Alliance and Hoffman 687
492 Clarkton 686
493 Black Creek 685
494 Lewiston Woodville 674
495 Rosman 673
496 Pleasant Hill 671
497 Vass 666
498 Winfall 662
499 Micro 661
500 Stokes and Potters Hill 657
501 Elrod and McAdenville 653
502 Wade 646
503 Richfield 643
504 Robbinsville 636
505 Seaboard 635
506 Scotch Meadows 628
507 Bonnetsville 618
508 Bakersville 616
509 Macclesfield 601
510 Catawba 600
511 Five Points 596
512 East Arcadia 595
513 Fallston and New London 593
514 Hot Springs 589
515 Gloucester 583
516 Ronda 581
517 Sugar Mountain 580
518 Parkton 579
519 Jamesville 578
520 Washington Park 577
521 Sedalia 574
522 Riegelwood 572
523 Saratoga 570
524 Calypso 569
525 Newton Grove 553
526 Moncure and Garland 552
527 Littleton 549
528 South Weldon 542
529 Gibson 537
530 Harmony 527
531 Duck 525
532 Montreat 521
533 Aurora 520
534 Beech Mountain 519
535 Varnamtown 516
536 Bailey and Polkville 515
537 Jackson 514
538 JAARS 508
539 Mooresboro 503
540 Hiddenite 491
541 Lilesville 484
542 Pink Hill 482
543 Hatteras 481
544 Deercroft 476
545 Lattimore 474
546 Ashley Heights 473
547 Lowgap 468
548 Vann Crossroads 463
549 Elk Park 456
550 Arapahoe 453
551 Morven 452
552 Grimesland 451
553 Spivey's Corner and Ruth 446
554 Atlantic 445
555 East Bend 440
556 Webster and Marshallberg 438
557 Minnesott Beach 428
558 Hayesville 427
559 Henrietta 424
560 Cove City 422
561 Caswell Beach 416
562 Hamilton 413
563 Autryville and Sandyfield 408
564 Stovall 406
565 Ocracoke 405
566 Ingold 404
567 Salemburg 403
568 Pollocksville 402
569 Gatesville 401
570 Roper 399
571 Peachland 397
572 Brookford 393
573 Millingport and Gulf 389
574 Shannon and Bunn 384
575 Evergreen and Davis 378
576 Simpson 375
577 Bostic and Sims 367
578 Forest Hills 364
579 Atkinson 359
580 Dublin 358
581 Bethania 356
582 Rennert 355
583 Hallsboro and Topsail Beach 354
584 Castalia 350
585 Trenton 348
586 St. Helena 346
587 Hobgood 344
588 Fountain 341
589 Altamahaw 336
590 Oak City 333
591 Cliffside 331
592 East Laurinburg 327
593 Bell Arthur and Old Hundred 325
594 Cedar Rock 324
595 Teachey 319
596 Bridgeton 316
597 Roxobel and Marble 315
598 Pantego and Goldston 310
599 Coinjock 309
600 Turkey 305
601 Walstonburg and Staley 302
602 Swan Quarter 300
603 Ruffin and Hookerton 298
604 Cofield and Valle Crucis 297
605 Parmele 295
606 Gerton 287
607 Seagrove 286
608 Bald Head Island and Momeyer 284
609 Sandy Creek 283
610 Waco 281
611 Seven Devils 279
612 Delco and Creswell 276
613 Bayview and Casar 275
614 Kelly 272
615 Bennett and Dover 268
616 Kittrell and Fairfield 267
617 Sunbury 265
618 Vandemere 261
619 Bath 260
620 Cameron 258
621 Butters 249
622 Conetoe 246
623 Boardman 244
624 Crossnore 243
625 Halifax 238
626 Kelford 233
627 Dillsboro 232
628 South Mills 231
629 Salvo 229
630 Bolivia 228
631 Earl and Colerain 224
632 Powellsville 221
633 Aquadale 213
634 Askewville 211
635 Lansing 209
636 Falcon 208
637 Indian Beach 205
638 Mesic 201
639 Severn and Rodanthe 195
640 Stonewall 191
641 Milton 187
642 Danbury and Watha 182
643 Eureka 178
644 Raemon 173
645 Everetts 167
646 Tar Heel 166
647 Harrells 156
648 Ivanhoe 149
649 Lasker 148
650 McFarlan 146
651 Cerro Gordo 142
652 Cashiers 141
653 Macon 138
654 Marietta 134
655 White Oak and Centerville 133
656 Godwin 130
657 Bear Grass 129
658 Proctorville 128
659 Linden 126
660 Frisco 120
661 Harrellsville 117
662 Norman 107
663 Love Valley 103
664 Chimney Rock Village 98
665 McDonald 96
666 Hobucken 90
667 Como 81
668 Middleburg and Waves 80
669 Wakulla 78
670 Pinetown 77
671 Seven Springs 76
672 Lumber Bridge 70
673 Orrum 68
674 Grandfather 60
675 Raynham 57
676 Glenville, Rex, and Delway 51
677 Speed 48
678 Bowmore and Dundarrach 46
679 Lake Santeetlah 39
680 Hassell 37
681 Falkland 35
682 Leggett 26
683 Dellview 5

The table above displays population estimates data for all cities where data are available from the following dataset:

United States Census Bureau / American FactFinder. "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2017". 2017 Population Estimates Program. Web. May 2018. https://www.census.gov.

For all other cities where data aren't available in the above dataset, the following dataset is use:

United States Census Bureau. "B01001 Sex by Age." 2012 - 2016 American Community Survey. U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey Office. Web. 7 December 2017 http://ftp2.census.gov/.

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