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North Carolina Cities by Population

The data is from the US Census. Below are 738 North Carolina cities ranked 1 through 675. 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 842,051
2 Raleigh 458,880
3 Greensboro 287,027
4 Durham 263,016
5 Winston-Salem 242,203
6 Fayetteville 204,759
7 Cary 162,320
8 Wilmington 117,525
9 High Point 111,223
10 Greenville 91,495
11 Concord 89,891
12 Asheville 89,121
13 Gastonia 75,536
14 Jacksonville 67,784
15 Chapel Hill 59,246
16 Rocky Mount 55,466
17 Huntersville 54,839
18 Burlington 52,709
19 Wilson 49,620
20 Kannapolis 47,839
21 Apex 47,349
22 Hickory 40,567
23 Wake Forest 40,112
24 Indian Trail 38,222
25 Mooresville 36,543
26 Goldsboro 35,792
27 Monroe 34,818
28 Salisbury 34,001
29 Holly Springs 33,260
30 Matthews 31,495
31 New Bern 30,101
32 Sanford 29,128
33 Garner 28,776
34 Cornelius 28,515
35 Thomasville 27,030
36 Statesville 26,506
37 Mint Hill 26,236
38 Asheboro 26,141
39 Fuquay-Varina 25,865
40 Morrisville 24,732
41 Kernersville 24,066
42 Lumberton 21,499
43 Carrboro 21,265
44 Kinston 20,923
45 Clayton and Shelby 20,260
46 Havelock 20,244
47 Clemmons 20,079
48 Lexington 19,105
49 Leland 18,843
50 Boone 18,834
51 Lenoir 17,973
52 Elizabeth City 17,926
53 Morganton 16,665
54 Hope Mills 16,227
55 Albemarle 16,004
56 Pinehurst 15,945
57 Laurinburg 15,473
58 Stallings 15,378
59 Eden 15,376
60 Harrisburg 15,349
61 Roanoke Rapids 15,171
62 Henderson 15,166
63 Murraysville 14,843
64 Knightdale 14,794
65 Graham 14,707
66 Mount Holly 14,495
67 Waxhaw 14,194
68 Mebane 14,117
69 Reidsville 13,977
70 Hendersonville 13,840
71 Southern Pines 13,782
72 Lewisville 13,710
73 Piney Green 13,427
74 Spring Lake 13,168
75 Newton 13,042
76 Davidson 12,452
77 Smithfield 12,266
78 Archdale 11,631
79 Summerfield 11,033
80 Tarboro 10,994
81 Kings Mountain 10,797
82 Belmont 10,784
83 Lincolnton 10,754
84 Weddington 10,642
85 Mount Airy 10,347
86 Elon 10,147
87 Waynesville 9,958
88 Dunn 9,873
89 Myrtle Grove 9,872
90 Washington 9,801
91 Winterville 9,447
92 Morehead City 9,402
93 Rockingham 9,080
94 Kings Grant 8,837
95 Oxford 8,830
96 Clinton 8,674
97 Wesley Chapel 8,596
98 Pineville 8,593
99 St. Stephens 8,483
100 Siler City 8,444
101 Black Mountain 8,384
102 Roxboro 8,348
103 Conover 8,331
104 Fletcher 8,079
105 Lake Norman of Catawba 7,918
106 Marion 7,849
107 Brevard 7,822
108 Oak Island 7,722
109 Butner 7,702
110 Half Moon 7,626
111 Aberdeen 7,502
112 Forest City 7,305
113 Etowah 7,237
114 Mills River 7,168
115 Kill Devil Hills 7,121
116 Porters Neck 7,052
117 Gibsonville 7,029
118 King 7,025
119 Rolesville 6,962
120 Ogden 6,909
121 Oak Ridge 6,827
122 Wendell 6,745
123 Trinity 6,671
124 Selma 6,589
125 Unionville 6,585
126 Hillsborough 6,568
127 Hamlet 6,391
128 Woodfin 6,383
129 Marvin 6,377
130 Carolina Beach 6,211
131 Silver Lake 6,117
132 Cherryville 6,058
133 Boiling Spring Lakes 5,930
134 James City 5,736
135 Cullowhee 5,556
136 Bessemer City 5,548
137 Wrightsboro 5,538
138 Nashville 5,528
139 Whiteville 5,509
140 Williamston 5,477
141 Wadesboro 5,467
142 Stokesdale 5,336
143 St. James 5,317
144 Mocksville 5,266
145 Ayden 5,191
146 Zebulon 5,159
147 Sawmills 5,107
148 Angier 5,096
149 Walkertown 5,021
150 Raeford 4,998
151 Ahoskie 4,980
152 Bethlehem 4,961
153 Erwin 4,931
154 Long View 4,894
155 Hampstead 4,890
156 Swannanoa 4,858
157 Edenton 4,846
158 Archer Lodge 4,815
159 Pleasant Garden 4,789
160 Royal Pines 4,751
161 Farmville 4,746
162 Mount Olive 4,740
163 Dallas and Midway 4,734
164 Seven Lakes 4,727
165 Boiling Springs 4,704
166 Granite Falls 4,685
167 Newport 4,684
168 Welcome 4,613
169 Creedmoor 4,498
170 Valdese 4,477
171 Cramerton 4,420
172 Pittsboro 4,266
173 Canton 4,252
174 Spindale 4,248
175 North Wilkesboro 4,235
176 China Grove 4,216
177 Beaufort 4,199
178 Tabor City 4,193
179 Randleman 4,166
180 Trent Woods 4,164
181 Rutherfordton 4,147
182 Elkin 4,106
183 Burgaw 4,096
184 Elroy 4,088
185 River Road 4,035
186 Carolina Shores 4,012
187 Franklin 3,993
188 Weaverville 3,981
189 Shallotte 3,970
190 Mountain Home 3,961
191 Bayshore 3,956
192 Gamewell 3,946
193 Wallace 3,938
194 Westport 3,923
195 Tyro 3,918
196 Wingate 3,915
197 Sunset Beach 3,902
198 Brices Creek 3,857
199 Jamestown 3,814
200 Windsor 3,769
201 Lake Park 3,756
202 Rockfish 3,736
203 East Flat Rock and Stanley 3,735
204 Hudson 3,725
205 Eastover 3,713
206 Fairview town 3,708
207 Emerald Isle 3,704
208 Lowell 3,698
209 Benson 3,697
210 Mountain View 3,655
211 Ranlo and Southport 3,625
212 Sneads Ferry 3,601
213 Plymouth 3,594
214 Mar-Mac 3,585
215 Lillington 3,581
216 Wilkesboro 3,554
217 Louisburg 3,553
218 Elizabethtown 3,544
219 Forest Oaks 3,502
220 Midland 3,501
221 Kitty Hawk 3,473
222 Northchase 3,461
223 Polkton 3,444
224 Red Oak 3,443
225 Red Springs 3,419
226 Troy and Lake Royale 3,414
227 Maiden 3,392
228 Moyock 3,368
229 East Rockingham 3,338
230 Dana 3,321
231 Flat Rock village 3,311
232 Spencer 3,308
233 Whispering Pines 3,285
234 Swansboro 3,173
235 Rural Hall 3,158
236 Warsaw 3,151
237 River Bend 3,128
238 Landis 3,121
239 Lowesville 3,089
240 Wallburg 3,082
241 Locust 3,066
242 Murfreesboro 3,023
243 Fairview 3,016
244 Pembroke 3,009
245 Icard 3,002
246 Granite Quarry 2,999
247 Fearrington Village 2,984
248 Mineral Springs 2,945
249 Lake Junaluska 2,930
250 Yadkinville 2,926
251 Nags Head 2,916
252 Fairfield Harbour 2,913
253 Southern Shores 2,890
254 Enochville 2,865
255 South Rosemary 2,836
256 Cajah's Mountain 2,758
257 Skippers Corner 2,754
258 Wentworth 2,748
259 Avery Creek 2,716
260 Liberty 2,689
261 La Grange 2,682
262 Fairmont 2,678
263 Glen Raven 2,675
264 Grifton 2,661
265 Marshville 2,655
266 Sylva 2,644
267 Tobaccoville 2,609
268 Bermuda Run 2,596
269 Troutman 2,576
270 Wrightsville Beach 2,560
271 Wilson's Mills 2,550
272 Fruitland 2,490
273 Mayodan 2,450
274 Haw River 2,445
275 Horse Shoe 2,441
276 Plain View and Carthage 2,438
277 Maxton 2,434
278 Coats 2,432
279 St. Pauls 2,403
280 Enfield 2,399
281 Norwood 2,398
282 Broad Creek 2,365
283 Laurel Park 2,317
284 Brogden 2,292
285 Denver 2,287
286 Surf City 2,274
287 Holly Ridge 2,255
288 Buies Creek and Fairplains 2,248
289 Jonesville 2,247
290 Mars Hill 2,197
291 Madison 2,183
292 Green Level and Salem 2,173
293 Edneyville 2,159
294 Calabash 2,146
295 Rockwell 2,144
296 Franklinton 2,133
297 Hertford 2,126
298 Cordova 2,123
299 Kure Beach 2,109
300 Spruce Pine 2,103
301 Taylorsville 2,100
302 Belville 2,094
303 Four Oaks 2,090
304 Cape Carteret 2,068
305 Rocky Point 2,039
306 Cherokee 2,013
307 Hildebran 2,006
308 Yanceyville 1,996
309 Sharpsburg 1,995
310 Moravian Falls 1,990
311 Badin 1,968
312 Princeville 1,964
313 Mulberry 1,940
314 Scotland Neck 1,937
315 Mount Pleasant and Pine Level 1,888
316 Sea Breeze 1,886
317 Drexel 1,872
318 Oakboro 1,864
319 Valley Hill 1,816
320 Millers Creek 1,801
321 Andrews 1,798
322 Navassa 1,785
323 Chadbourn 1,769
324 Stony Point 1,761
325 Neuse Forest 1,730
326 Sparta 1,727
327 Hemby Bridge 1,712
328 Ramseur 1,710
329 Pumpkin Center 1,700
330 Hays 1,698
331 Bladenboro 1,692
332 Cricket 1,686
333 Biscoe 1,679
334 Richlands 1,678
335 Denton 1,659
336 Burnsville and Rose Hill 1,656
337 Murphy 1,645
338 Connelly Springs 1,634
339 Tryon 1,621
340 Bethel 1,620
341 Dobson 1,590
342 Belhaven 1,588
343 Weldon 1,575
344 East Spencer 1,560
345 Snow Hill 1,556
346 Jefferson 1,551
347 Balfour 1,540
348 Wanchese 1,536
349 Maury 1,522
350 Northlakes 1,521
351 Glen Alpine 1,500
352 Barker Heights 1,495
353 Kenly 1,493
354 Atlantic Beach 1,492
355 Stanfield and Harkers Island 1,488
356 Pinebluff 1,464
357 Biltmore Forest 1,462
358 Bryson City 1,452
359 West Marion 1,447
360 Pilot Mountain and Lake Waccamaw 1,444
361 Flat Rock 1,435
362 Robersonville 1,414
363 Manteo 1,407
364 West Canton 1,390
365 Walnut Cove 1,383
366 Claremont 1,382
367 Foscoe 1,374
368 Pine Knoll Shores 1,357
369 Elm City 1,354
370 Hoopers Creek and Toast 1,352
371 Swepsonville 1,335
372 Beulaville and Rutherford College 1,323
373 Cedar Point 1,315
374 Spring Hope and Saxapahaw 1,314
375 Princeton 1,307
376 West Jefferson and Bent Creek 1,305
377 Pinetops 1,303
378 Youngsville 1,293
379 Maggie Valley 1,290
380 Blowing Rock 1,288
381 Fremont 1,276
382 Clyde 1,263
383 Southmont 1,252
384 Broadway and Bayboro 1,242
385 Manns Harbor 1,235
386 Boonville 1,204
387 Buxton 1,184
388 Robbins, Roseboro, and Lake Lure 1,180
389 Vander 1,176
390 Mount Gilead 1,171
391 Franklinville 1,162
392 Silver City 1,150
393 Banner Elk 1,144
394 Mamers 1,140
395 Lucama 1,128
396 White Plains 1,109
397 Laurel Hill 1,070
398 Stedman 1,063
399 Norlina 1,059
400 Rhodhiss 1,048
401 Gaston 1,046
402 Rowland 1,042
403 Stoneville 1,031
404 McLeansville 1,027
405 Cove Creek 1,014
406 Advance and Castle Hayne 999
407 Foxfire 998
408 Alamance 997
409 Vanceboro 995
410 Brunswick 990
411 Ellerbe 986
412 Columbus 981
413 Faison 979
414 Maysville 978
415 Cooleemee 966
416 Garysburg 956
417 Magnolia 946
418 Highlands and Gorman 941
419 Dortches 936
420 South Henderson and Belwood 932
421 Old Fort 910
422 Prospect 909
423 Fair Bluff 905
424 Pinnacle 902
425 Marshall and Hightsville 889
426 Hollister 887
427 Rich Square 884
428 Oriental 882
429 Jackson Heights 880
430 Cleveland 878
431 Star 868
432 Kenansville 866
433 Walnut Creek 863
434 Germanton 858
435 Warrenton 852
436 Ellenboro 849
437 Light Oak 837
438 Barker Ten Mile 834
439 Woodlawn 833
440 Candor 832
441 Avon 830
442 Middlesex 825
443 Dobbins Heights 822
444 Taylortown 819
445 Aulander 813
446 Keener 811
447 Rougemont 807
448 Wagram and Columbia 801
449 Faith 800
450 Clarkton 799
451 Chocowinity 798
452 Stantonsburg 784
453 Bunnlevel and Montreat 783
454 Northwest 776
455 White Lake 772
456 Efland 768
457 Vass and Alliance 766
458 Black Creek 763
459 Conway 756
460 Winton 739
461 Red Cross 736
462 High Shoals 735
463 North Topsail Beach 734
464 Woodland 729
465 Whitakers 722
466 Iron Station 719
467 Saluda, Belvoir, and Grover 706
468 Bogue 697
469 Pikeville 693
470 Camden and Caroleen 689
471 Engelhard 688
472 Newland 684
473 Kingstown 677
474 Misenheimer 674
475 Pleasant Hill 671
476 McAdenville 665
477 Sedalia 664
478 Bolton 660
479 Grantsboro 658
480 Potters Hill and Stokes 657
481 Elrod 653
482 Peletier 647
483 Holden Beach and Greenevers 644
484 Scotch Meadows 628
485 Littleton 625
486 Catawba 624
487 Garland 622
488 Bonnetsville 618
489 Ocean Isle Beach and Whitsett 614
490 Richfield 606
491 Patterson Springs 605
492 Fallston 604
493 Winfall 601
494 New London 599
495 Robbinsville 597
496 Five Points 596
497 East Bend 595
498 Lawndale 592
499 Ansonville 591
500 Rosman 587
501 Gloucester 583
502 Varnamtown 575
503 Seaboard 573
504 Riegelwood 572
505 Bailey 568
506 Hot Springs and Wade 567
507 Newton Grove 566
508 Stem 565
509 Harmony 563
510 Ossipee 562
511 Hoffman 560
512 Roper 558
513 Moncure 552
514 Calypso 546
515 South Weldon 542
516 Polkville 538
517 Arapahoe 535
518 Pink Hill 524
519 Aurora 517
520 Gibson 515
521 JAARS 508
522 Lilesville 501
523 Micro 499
524 Lewiston Woodville 494
525 Hiddenite 491
526 Hatteras 481
527 Deercroft and Simpson 476
528 Ashley Heights 473
529 Jackson 472
530 Lowgap 468
531 East Arcadia 467
532 Jamesville 464
533 Vann Crossroads 463
534 Morven 460
535 Lattimore 459
536 Bakersville 449
537 Spivey's Corner 446
538 Atlantic and Macclesfield 445
539 Grimesland 444
540 Washington Park 443
541 Elk Park 441
542 Marshallberg 438
543 Parkton 437
544 Bridgeton and Fountain 435
545 Teachey 432
546 Minnesott Beach 431
547 Caswell Beach 429
548 Salemburg 427
549 Ruth 426
550 Stovall 425
551 Henrietta 424
552 Topsail Beach 419
553 Sandyfield 414
554 Ronda 413
555 St. Helena and Peachland 411
556 Saratoga 406
557 Ocracoke 405
558 Ingold 404
559 Hookerton 398
560 Dover 397
561 Staley 394
562 Cove City 393
563 Cofield 390
564 Gulf and Millingport 389
565 Duck and Shannon 384
566 Hamilton 382
567 Forest Hills and Webster 380
568 Evergreen and Davis 378
569 Hayesville 377
570 Rennert 376
571 Bostic 375
572 Brookford 374
573 Bunn 359
574 Hallsboro 354
575 Bethania 350
576 Atkinson 337
577 Altamahaw 336
578 Cliffside and Hobgood 331
579 Dublin 326
580 Old Hundred and Bell Arthur 325
581 Cameron 323
582 Beech Mountain 321
583 Waco 316
584 Marble 315
585 Coinjock and Mooresboro 309
586 Gatesville 305
587 Pollocksville and Swan Quarter 300
588 Goldston 299
589 Ruffin 298
590 Oak City and Valle Crucis 297
591 Casar 296
592 Turkey 295
593 Cedar Rock 293
594 Gerton 287
595 East Laurinburg 286
596 Trenton 284
597 Sims 283
598 Conetoe 277
599 Delco 276
600 Bayview 275
601 Falcon 273
602 Kelly 272
603 Stonewall 270
604 Sandy Creek 269
605 Bennett 268
606 Fairfield 267
607 Sunbury 265
608 Parmele and Castalia 262
609 Earl 259
610 Creswell 257
611 Severn and Powellsville 253
612 Bath and Butters 249
613 Dillsboro 245
614 Vandemere 244
615 South Mills and Watha 231
616 Kelford 230
617 Askewville, Salvo, and Seagrove 229
618 Momeyer 221
619 Roxobel 220
620 Walstonburg 218
621 Halifax 216
622 Aquadale 213
623 Mesic 211
624 Seven Devils 202
625 Harrells 201
626 Cerro Gordo 199
627 Eureka and Autryville 198
628 Sugar Mountain 197
629 Rodanthe 195
630 Crossnore 191
631 Colerain 187
632 Danbury 186
633 Pantego 177
634 Marietta 176
635 Bald Head Island 175
636 Raemon 173
637 Kittrell 163
638 Milton 159
639 Everetts 158
640 Boardman 157
641 Lansing 154
642 Bolivia 152
643 Ivanhoe 149
644 Godwin 145
645 Tar Heel 143
646 Cashiers and Middleburg 141
647 Linden 134
648 White Oak 133
649 Norman 132
650 Frisco and Proctorville 120
651 Indian Beach and Macon 114
652 McDonald 113
653 Lasker 112
654 Seven Springs 111
655 Chimney Rock Village and McFarlan 110
656 Love Valley and Harrellsville 104
657 Falkland 98
658 Centerville and Lumber Bridge 92
659 Orrum 91
660 Hobucken 90
661 Como 88
662 Hassell 81
663 Waves 80
664 Wakulla 78
665 Speed and Pinetown 77
666 Raynham 72
667 Bear Grass 70
668 Leggett 57
669 Delway, Glenville, and Rex 51
670 Dundarrach and Bowmore 46
671 Lake Santeetlah 43
672 Spencer Mountain 36
673 Grandfather 25
674 Fontana Dam 7
675 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, 2014". 2014 Population Estimates Program. Web. May 2015. http://factfinder2.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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