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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 675 (there are some ties). 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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Rank City Population
1 Charlotte 857,425
2 Raleigh 464,485
3 Greensboro 291,303
4 Durham 269,702
5 Winston-Salem 244,115
6 Fayetteville 210,432
7 Cary 166,268
8 Wilmington 120,194
9 High Point 111,714
10 Concord 91,980
11 Greenville 91,921
12 Asheville 91,560
13 Gastonia 75,887
14 Jacksonville 73,025
15 Chapel Hill 60,998
16 Huntersville 55,980
17 Rocky Mount 54,548
18 Burlington 53,063
19 Apex 51,370
20 Wilson 49,272
21 Kannapolis 48,630
22 Wake Forest 42,111
23 Hickory 40,634
24 Indian Trail 38,822
25 Mooresville 37,835
26 Monroe 35,105
27 Holly Springs 34,874
28 Goldsboro 34,647
29 Salisbury 33,727
30 Matthews 32,044
31 New Bern 29,895
32 Garner 29,462
33 Sanford 29,456
34 Cornelius 29,256
35 Fuquay-Varina 27,426
36 Thomasville 26,784
37 Mint Hill 26,697
38 Statesville 26,685
39 Morrisville 26,280
40 Asheboro 25,852
41 Kernersville 24,576
42 Clayton 21,681
43 Carrboro 21,230
44 Lumberton 20,928
45 Kinston 20,398
46 Clemmons 20,313
47 Leland 20,294
48 Havelock 20,086
49 Shelby 20,007
50 Boone 19,119
51 Lexington 18,861
52 Lenoir 17,879
53 Elizabeth City 17,629
54 Murraysville 16,542
55 Morganton 16,481
56 Pinehurst 16,050
57 Knightdale 16,001
58 Albemarle 15,980
59 Harrisburg 15,806
60 Hope Mills 15,769
61 Mount Holly 15,610
62 Stallings 15,554
63 Waxhaw 15,237
64 Laurinburg 15,119
65 Eden 15,055
66 Mebane 14,952
67 Henderson 14,948
68 Graham 14,925
69 Roanoke Rapids 14,741
70 Southern Pines 14,022
71 Reidsville 13,915
72 Hendersonville 13,908
73 Lewisville 13,861
74 Piney Green 13,741
75 Newton 13,059
76 Davidson 12,735
77 Smithfield 12,400
78 Spring Lake 12,119
79 Belmont 12,054
80 Elon 11,516
81 Archdale 11,510
82 Summerfield 11,151
83 Kings Mountain 11,028
84 Tarboro 10,915
85 Lincolnton 10,832
86 Weddington 10,794
87 Myrtle Grove 10,753
88 Mount Airy 10,193
89 Waynesville 9,965
90 Dunn 9,664
91 Winterville 9,645
92 Washington 9,590
93 Morehead City 9,413
94 St. Stephens 9,408
95 Wesley Chapel 8,974
96 Rockingham 8,865
97 Pineville 8,749
98 Oxford 8,721
99 Kings Grant 8,647
100 Clinton 8,504
101 Conover 8,452
102 Ogden 8,408
103 Roxboro 8,298
104 Half Moon 8,243
105 Lake Norman of Catawba 8,196
106 Black Mountain 8,144
107 Fletcher 8,117
108 Siler City 8,078
109 Oak Island 7,851
110 Marion 7,834
111 Brevard 7,824
112 Butner 7,727
113 Etowah 7,653
114 Aberdeen 7,595
115 Porters Neck 7,538
116 Rolesville 7,488
117 Wendell 7,308
118 Mills River 7,251
119 TIE Kill Devil Hills and Forest City 7,155
120 Gibsonville 7,127
121 Hillsborough 7,115
122 King 6,961
123 Unionville 6,959
124 Oak Ridge 6,901
125 Selma 6,746
126 Woodfin 6,612
127 Trinity 6,579
128 Marvin 6,553
129 Silver Lake 6,476
130 Cullowhee 6,377
131 Hamlet 6,331
132 Carolina Beach 6,265
133 Boiling Spring Lakes 6,021
134 Cherryville 5,956
135 Hampstead 5,901
136 Angier 5,893
137 East Flat Rock 5,647
138 St. James 5,521
139 Nashville 5,516
140 Bessemer City 5,471
141 Zebulon 5,404
142 Stokesdale 5,396
143 Whiteville 5,386
144 James City 5,354
145 Williamston 5,312
146 Wadesboro 5,305
147 Mocksville 5,213
148 Sawmills 5,165
149 Ayden 5,132
150 Walkertown 5,099
151 Erwin 5,035
152 Long View 4,959
153 Raeford 4,926
154 Seven Lakes 4,903
155 Archer Lodge 4,902
156 Ahoskie 4,848
157 Midway 4,840
158 Pleasant Garden 4,837
159 Royal Pines 4,759
160 Farmville 4,712
161 Dallas 4,696
162 Edenton 4,676
163 Mount Olive 4,674
164 Granite Falls 4,628
165 Newport 4,606
166 Boiling Springs 4,565
167 Wrightsboro 4,525
168 Creedmoor 4,501
169 Bayshore 4,496
170 Valdese 4,410
171 Cramerton 4,359
172 Beaufort 4,343
173 Brices Creek 4,342
174 Canton 4,277
175 Wingate 4,258
176 Bethlehem 4,227
177 Moyock 4,210
178 Pittsboro 4,195
179 North Wilkesboro 4,194
180 Spindale 4,190
181 China Grove 4,189
182 Mountain Home 4,173
183 Carolina Shores 4,163
184 Jamestown 4,148
185 Swannanoa 4,127
186 Westport 4,117
187 Forest Oaks 4,108
188 Randleman 4,101
189 Elkin 4,097
190 Shallotte 4,090
191 Burgaw 4,080
192 Rutherfordton 4,073
193 Tabor City 4,061
194 Trent Woods 4,050
195 Gamewell 3,987
196 Franklin 3,980
197 Tyro 3,954
198 Elroy 3,949
199 Weaverville 3,940
200 Dana 3,919
201 Sunset Beach 3,901
202 Wallace 3,891
203 River Road 3,826
204 Welcome 3,804
205 Lake Park 3,798
206 Fairview town 3,768
207 Southport 3,739
208 Benson 3,731
209 Eastover 3,710
210 Emerald Isle 3,703
211 TIE Mountain View and Hudson 3,701
212 Stanley 3,679
213 Lowell 3,640
214 Midland 3,622
215 Northchase 3,614
216 Ranlo 3,604
217 Lillington 3,571
218 Louisburg 3,531
219 Rockfish 3,523
220 TIE Glen Raven and Wilkesboro 3,495
221 Kitty Hawk 3,490
222 Lake Royale 3,485
223 Plymouth 3,478
224 Elizabethtown 3,464
225 Windsor 3,457
226 Surf City 3,449
227 Red Oak 3,445
228 Maiden 3,410
229 Red Springs 3,378
230 Mar-Mac 3,368
231 Flat Rock 3,328
232 Lake Junaluska 3,307
233 Locust 3,297
234 Troy 3,294
235 Whispering Pines 3,288
236 Denver 3,261
237 Enochville 3,232
238 Spencer 3,230
239 Swansboro 3,217
240 Lowesville 3,208
241 Rural Hall 3,188
242 Warsaw 3,119
243 Landis 3,099
244 East Rockingham 3,086
245 Wallburg 3,053
246 River Bend 3,051
247 Murfreesboro 3,044
248 Mineral Springs 3,008
249 Pembroke 3,002
250 Granite Quarry 2,989
251 Nags Head 2,923
252 Polkton 2,921
253 Southern Shores 2,899
254 Yadkinville 2,888
255 Fairview 2,878
256 Fearrington Village 2,867
257 Sneads Ferry 2,785
258 Fairfield Harbour 2,770
259 South Rosemary 2,747
260 Cajah's Mountain 2,735
261 Grifton 2,732
262 Wentworth 2,730
263 Skippers Corner 2,716
264 Marshville 2,714
265 Sylva 2,687
266 Troutman 2,685
267 Laurel Park 2,680
268 Avery Creek 2,675
269 La Grange 2,670
270 Bermuda Run 2,666
271 Liberty 2,662
272 Fairmont 2,641
273 Tobaccoville 2,634
274 Wilson's Mills 2,613
275 Buies Creek 2,585
276 Wrightsville Beach 2,565
277 Jonesville 2,551
278 TIE Edneyville and Maxton 2,549
279 Broad Creek 2,548
280 Mars Hill 2,537
281 Enfield 2,524
282 Mayodan 2,508
283 Belville 2,504
284 Carthage 2,480
285 Haw River 2,458
286 Holly Ridge 2,421
287 Coats 2,418
288 Cape Carteret 2,403
289 Icard 2,380
290 Fruitland 2,373
291 Yanceyville 2,371
292 Horse Shoe 2,368
293 Richlands 2,364
294 Taylorsville 2,361
295 Madison 2,347
296 Biscoe 2,334
297 Hertford 2,321
298 Rose Hill 2,315
299 Brogden 2,279
300 Spruce Pine 2,273
301 Franklinton 2,260
302 Norwood 2,243
303 Mulberry 2,239
304 Four Oaks 2,144
305 Sharpsburg 2,133
306 Green Level 2,129
307 Kure Beach 2,124
308 TIE Rockwell and Princeville 2,119
309 St. Pauls 2,107
310 Fairplains 2,065
311 Cherokee 2,046
312 Pine Level 2,044
313 Badin 2,009
314 Chadbourn 2,005
315 Oakboro 2,004
316 Youngsville 2,003
317 Hemby Bridge 1,978
318 Manteo 1,950
319 Cricket 1,949
320 Swepsonville 1,939
321 Valley Hill 1,927
322 Burnsville 1,903
323 TIE Walnut Cove and Kenly 1,892
324 Cedar Point 1,874
325 Drexel 1,862
326 Plain View 1,853
327 Andrews 1,837
328 Hildebran 1,834
329 Ramseur 1,817
330 Moravian Falls 1,802
331 Franklinville 1,798
332 Bethel 1,789
333 Sea Breeze 1,785
334 Connelly Springs 1,784
335 Maggie Valley 1,763
336 Navassa 1,758
337 TIE Mount Pleasant and Salem 1,757
338 Atlantic Beach 1,747
339 Lake Waccamaw 1,733
340 Wanchese 1,732
341 Bryson City 1,723
342 Weldon 1,715
343 Calabash 1,710
344 Snow Hill 1,699
345 Pumpkin Center 1,693
346 TIE Rocky Point and Spring Hope 1,687
347 Murphy 1,671
348 Bent Creek 1,666
349 Pinebluff 1,664
350 Denton 1,660
351 Bladenboro 1,659
352 Glen Alpine 1,658
353 Belhaven 1,657
354 Pilot Mountain 1,649
355 Robbins 1,647
356 Dobson 1,646
357 Claremont 1,643
358 Sparta 1,630
359 Robersonville 1,606
360 Saxapahaw 1,599
361 Foscoe 1,579
362 Toast 1,564
363 West Jefferson 1,539
364 Neuse Forest 1,536
365 Beulaville 1,533
366 Stony Point 1,527
367 Northlakes 1,509
368 Buxton 1,503
369 Lake Lure 1,498
370 Tryon 1,482
371 TIE Cordova and Biltmore Forest 1,473
372 Elm City 1,445
373 Jefferson 1,441
374 Foxfire 1,434
375 Stoneville 1,425
376 Scotland Neck 1,421
377 Millers Creek 1,408
378 West Marion 1,392
379 Broadway 1,376
380 Maury 1,375
381 Stedman 1,364
382 Gaston 1,358
383 Barker Heights 1,354
384 Pine Knoll Shores 1,343
385 East Spencer 1,336
386 Banner Elk 1,332
387 Faison 1,321
388 Rutherford College 1,286
389 Roseboro 1,278
390 Hays 1,277
391 Stanfield 1,264
392 Harkers Island 1,260
393 Pinetops 1,259
394 West Canton 1,256
395 Mount Gilead 1,228
396 Balfour 1,216
397 Bayboro 1,210
398 Laurel Hill 1,194
399 Cleveland 1,191
400 Warrenton 1,188
401 Lucama 1,186
402 Stem 1,177
403 Columbus 1,167
404 Highlands 1,164
405 Blowing Rock 1,163
406 Clyde 1,160
407 Advance 1,158
408 Southmont 1,150
409 TIE Gorman and Middlesex 1,145
410 Light Oak 1,140
411 Holden Beach 1,137
412 South Henderson 1,136
413 Alamance 1,127
414 Norlina 1,115
415 White Plains 1,094
416 Magnolia 1,092
417 Chocowinity 1,089
418 Hoopers Creek 1,088
419 Boonville 1,077
420 Rowland 1,075
421 Flat Rock CDP 1,072
422 Maysville 1,070
423 Candor 1,068
424 Princeton 1,067
425 Vanceboro 1,065
426 McLeansville 1,044
427 Cooleemee 1,040
428 Taylortown 1,037
429 Castle Hayne 1,027
430 Vander 1,006
431 Old Fort 1,004
432 White Lake 1,000
433 TIE Cove Creek and Belwood 999
434 TIE Walnut Creek and Oriental 994
435 Brunswick 983
436 Hightsville 977
437 Five Points 963
438 Ellerbe 961
439 Germanton 955
440 Silver City 949
441 Fremont 948
442 Kenansville 943
443 Rhodhiss 935
444 Patterson Springs 934
445 Dortches 921
446 TIE Barker Ten Mile and Pinnacle 909
447 Garland 905
448 Saluda 891
449 Black Creek 890
450 Garysburg 880
451 Dobbins Heights 874
452 McAdenville 865
453 Northwest 856
454 North Topsail Beach 846
455 Vass 841
456 TIE South Weldon and Riegelwood 840
457 Aulander 834
458 Winton 832
459 Elrod 825
460 Clarkton 819
461 Faith 817
462 TIE Alliance and Camden 809
463 Prospect 797
464 Columbia 789
465 Woodland 785
466 TIE Manns Harbor and Marshall 782
467 Rich Square 780
468 Stokes 777
469 Misenheimer 774
470 Wagram 773
471 TIE Lawndale and Pleasant Hill 769
472 Mamers 763
473 Star 756
474 Newland 755
475 TIE Peletier and Winfall 754
476 Roper 751
477 Conway 745
478 Elk Park 744
479 Aurora 743
480 Ocean Isle Beach 734
481 Whitsett 732
482 Ansonville 730
483 Rougemont 729
484 Seaboard 723
485 Moncure 709
486 TIE Ocracoke and East Bend 706
487 New London 702
488 Hoffman 701
489 Jackson Heights 694
490 Robbinsville 693
491 TIE Red Cross and Hollister 689
492 TIE Wade and Ellenboro 684
493 Ingold 676
494 Micro 672
495 High Shoals 671
496 TIE Efland and Caroleen 668
497 Greenevers 666
498 Cliffside 665
499 Potters Hill 664
500 TIE Whitakers and Ronda 649
501 Bolton 648
502 Woodlawn 646
503 Bogue 643
504 Grover 638
505 Aquadale 637
506 Littleton 634
507 Stantonsburg 633
508 Beech Mountain 614
509 Bunnlevel 611
510 TIE Grantsboro and Washington Park 609
511 Pikeville 606
512 Calypso 605
513 Henrietta 604
514 Sims 599
515 Bayview 598
516 Ruth 586
517 Duck 583
518 Iron Station 580
519 Lewiston Woodville 574
520 Belvoir 565
521 TIE Pink Hill and Newton Grove 557
522 Morven 548
523 TIE Richfield and Fair Bluff 545
524 Harmony 541
525 Lilesville 537
526 Hot Springs 532
527 Bailey 529
528 Gloucester 525
529 Atlantic 522
530 Coinjock 511
531 Jackson 510
532 Fallston 509
533 Bonnetsville 506
534 Sedalia 501
535 Hookerton 499
536 Jamesville 495
537 Macclesfield 494
538 Kingstown 492
539 Lattimore 489
540 Rosman 486
541 Teachey 484
542 Deercroft 482
543 TIE Old Hundred, Scotch Meadows, and Brookford 481
544 Polkville 479
545 TIE Bennett and Minnesott Beach 476
546 Gibson 471
547 Peachland 470
548 TIE Ossipee, Millingport, and Bakersville 466
549 Varnamtown 465
550 TIE Catawba and Spivey's Corner 462
551 Caswell Beach 461
552 TIE Hatteras and East Arcadia 460
553 Salemburg 458
554 South Mills 456
555 Grimesland 454
556 Ashley Heights 453
557 Hallsboro 450
558 Cove City 449
559 Montreat 446
560 TIE Sugar Mountain, JAARS, and Parkton 443
561 Roxobel 439
562 Sandyfield 429
563 Lowgap 425
564 Avon 421
565 TIE Saratoga and Engelhard 413
566 Dublin 412
567 Arapahoe 410
568 TIE Kelly and Topsail Beach 409
569 Marshallberg 402
570 Simpson 400
571 St. Helena 399
572 Swan Quarter 398
573 Cameron 394
574 Atkinson 392
575 Vann Crossroads 391
576 TIE Marble and Cofield 390
577 Hayesville 387
578 Rennert 386
579 Shannon 380
580 Bethania 374
581 Mooresboro 372
582 Bell Arthur 369
583 Webster 362
584 Castalia 360
585 TIE Trenton and Centerville 359
586 TIE Fountain, White Oak, and Stovall 351
587 Bridgeton 346
588 Waco 344
589 Kelford 338
590 East Laurinburg 336
591 Ruffin 330
592 Staley 329
593 Seven Devils 327
594 Ivanhoe 326
595 Altamahaw 319
596 Stonewall 313
597 Forest Hills 304
598 Gerton 303
599 TIE Bostic and Colerain 302
600 Sunbury 300
601 Bunn 298
602 Hobgood 291
603 TIE Davis and Seagrove 285
604 TIE Gatesville, Boardman, and Hamilton 275
605 TIE Earl and Casar 269
606 TIE Hiddenite and Bath 266
607 Fairfield 265
608 Oak City 257
609 Cedar Rock 254
610 TIE Momeyer and Delco 250
611 Conetoe 249
612 Turkey 246
613 Goldston 245
614 Dover 240
615 Vandemere 234
616 TIE Sandy Creek and Bald Head Island 230
617 Harrells 227
618 Valle Crucis 226
619 Walstonburg 222
620 Pollocksville 216
621 Dillsboro 213
622 Severn 212
623 TIE Parmele and Autryville 211
624 Cerro Gordo 204
625 TIE Askewville, Lansing, and Milton 202
626 TIE Pantego and Middleburg 201
627 TIE Wakulla and Butters 199
628 TIE Falcon and Raemon 197
629 Bolivia 195
630 Creswell 189
631 Eureka 187
632 TIE Indian Beach and Watha 185
633 Kittrell 178
634 Chimney Rock Village 177
635 Powellsville 175
636 Lasker 173
637 Halifax 170
638 Proctorville 167
639 TIE Evergreen and Danbury 164
640 Norman 163
641 Gulf 157
642 Harrellsville 149
643 Keener 144
644 Mesic 143
645 Rodanthe 141
646 Marietta 139
647 Cashiers 137
648 Tar Heel 135
649 Crossnore 131
650 Macon 116
651 TIE McFarlan and Linden 115
652 TIE Como and Frisco 104
653 Pinetown 103
654 McDonald 100
655 Everetts 99
656 Love Valley 96
657 Godwin 93
658 Salvo 91
659 Bear Grass 89
660 Falkland 80
661 Speed 79
662 TIE Lumber Bridge and Dundarrach 75
663 Bowmore 70
664 Grandfather 68
665 Orrum 61
666 Waves 56
667 Seven Springs 53
668 Lake Santeetlah 52
669 Leggett 44
670 Glenville 43
671 Delway 39
672 TIE Hobucken and Raynham 38
673 Fontana Dam 27
674 Hassell 16
675 Blue Clay Farms 6

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

  • United States Census Bureau. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019. U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division. Web. May 2020. http://www.census.gov/.
  • United States Census Bureau. B01001 SEX BY AGE, 2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey Office. Web. 10 December 2020. http://www.census.gov/.

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