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North Carolina Cities by Population

The data is from the US Census. Below are 737 North Carolina cities ranked 1 through 686. 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 826,060
2 Raleigh 449,477
3 Greensboro 284,816
4 Durham 257,232
5 Winston-Salem 240,193
6 Fayetteville 210,324
7 Cary 159,715
8 Wilmington 115,261
9 High Point 109,849
10 Greenville 90,347
11 Asheville 89,318
12 Concord 87,607
13 Gastonia 74,381
14 Jacksonville 73,661
15 Chapel Hill 59,234
16 Rocky Mount 55,373
17 Huntersville 53,302
18 Burlington 52,813
19 Wilson 49,237
20 Kannapolis 46,498
21 Apex 45,899
22 Hickory 40,157
23 Wake Forest 38,473
24 Indian Trail 37,191
25 Mooresville 36,577
26 Goldsboro 35,432
27 Monroe 34,368
28 Salisbury 33,561
29 Holly Springs 31,827
30 Matthews 30,760
31 New Bern 29,664
32 Sanford 29,051
33 Cornelius 28,052
34 Garner 28,048
35 Thomasville 26,901
36 Statesville 25,872
37 Asheboro 25,863
38 Mint Hill 25,600
39 Fuquay-Varina 24,373
40 Kernersville 23,988
41 Morrisville 23,873
42 Lumberton 21,366
43 Carrboro 21,099
44 Kinston 21,004
45 Havelock 20,404
46 Shelby 20,058
47 Clemmons 19,844
48 Clayton 19,306
49 Lexington 18,916
50 Boone 18,493
51 Leland 18,023
52 Lenoir 17,890
53 Elizabeth City 17,732
54 Morganton 16,478
55 Hope Mills 16,106
56 Albemarle 15,874
57 Pinehurst 15,580
58 Laurinburg 15,320
59 Eden 15,235
60 Murraysville 15,111
61 Roanoke Rapids 15,107
62 Henderson 15,009
63 Stallings 14,970
64 Mount Holly 14,948
65 Harrisburg 14,856
66 Graham 14,540
67 Mebane 14,426
68 Knightdale 14,363
69 Reidsville 13,933
70 Hendersonville 13,620
71 Piney Green 13,573
72 Lewisville 13,516
73 Southern Pines 13,426
74 Waxhaw 13,343
75 Newton 12,991
76 Spring Lake 12,746
77 Davidson 12,325
78 Smithfield 11,824
79 Archdale 11,509
80 Belmont 11,373
81 Tarboro 11,038
82 Summerfield 10,957
83 Kings Mountain 10,929
84 Myrtle Grove 10,610
85 Lincolnton 10,574
86 Weddington 10,388
87 Mount Airy 10,198
88 Elon 9,939
89 Waynesville 9,804
90 Washington 9,721
91 Dunn 9,657
92 Winterville 9,488
93 Morehead City 9,200
94 Kings Grant 9,119
95 Rockingham 9,094
96 St. Stephens 9,004
97 Clinton 8,630
98 Oxford 8,614
99 Wesley Chapel 8,447
100 Pineville 8,418
101 Conover 8,288
102 Roxboro 8,273
103 Siler City 8,116
104 Black Mountain 8,110
105 Lake Norman of Catawba 8,060
106 Brevard 7,759
107 Marion 7,752
108 Fletcher 7,737
109 Butner 7,709
110 Half Moon 7,696
111 Ogden 7,608
112 Etowah 7,589
113 Porters Neck 7,483
114 Oak Island 7,400
115 Aberdeen 7,265
116 Forest City 7,250
117 Mills River 7,079
118 Hillsborough 7,033
119 Kill Devil Hills 6,978
120 Gibsonville 6,845
121 King 6,763
122 Oak Ridge 6,728
123 Silver Lake 6,669
124 Trinity 6,610
125 Wendell 6,516
126 Unionville 6,497
127 Hamlet 6,401
128 Woodfin 6,394
129 Selma 6,375
130 Rolesville 6,308
131 Marvin 6,174
132 Carolina Beach 6,116
133 James City 5,882
134 Cherryville 5,854
135 Boiling Spring Lakes 5,777
136 Cullowhee 5,753
137 Wrightsboro 5,642
138 Whiteville 5,487
139 Nashville 5,473
140 Wadesboro 5,414
141 Bessemer City 5,411
142 Williamston 5,398
143 Stokesdale 5,331
144 Hampstead 5,200
145 Sawmills 5,161
146 Angier 5,151
147 Mocksville 5,130
148 Ayden 5,120
149 Long View 5,013
150 Walkertown 4,970
151 Zebulon 4,943
152 Ahoskie 4,895
153 Raeford 4,859
154 Royal Pines 4,829
155 Edenton 4,800
156 Erwin 4,798
157 Pleasant Garden 4,762
158 Midway 4,749
159 St. James 4,747
160 Farmville 4,720
161 Archer Lodge 4,688
162 Swannanoa and Mount Olive 4,675
163 Boiling Springs 4,645
164 Granite Falls 4,644
165 Newport 4,631
166 Dallas and Bethlehem 4,592
167 Seven Lakes 4,512
168 Valdese 4,408
169 Creedmoor 4,372
170 Welcome 4,319
171 East Flat Rock 4,287
172 Cramerton 4,274
173 Tyro 4,252
174 Spindale 4,236
175 North Wilkesboro 4,217
176 Canton 4,191
177 Elkin 4,189
178 Beaufort 4,170
179 China Grove 4,144
180 Randleman 4,127
181 Trent Woods 4,117
182 Rutherfordton 4,053
183 Pittsboro 4,037
184 Burgaw 4,028
185 Brices Creek 4,006
186 Gamewell 3,979
187 Wallace 3,957
188 Westport 3,942
189 Franklin 3,934
190 Tabor City 3,916
191 Wingate 3,867
192 Weaverville 3,857
193 Jamestown 3,836
194 Shallotte 3,825
195 Bayshore 3,790
196 Carolina Shores 3,771
197 Sunset Beach 3,769
198 Lake Park 3,706
199 Emerald Isle 3,705
200 Hudson 3,699
201 Eastover 3,698
202 Fairview town 3,660
203 Stanley 3,614
204 Plymouth 3,599
205 Lowell 3,591
206 Benson 3,578
207 Windsor 3,534
208 Elizabethtown 3,530
209 Ranlo 3,523
210 Louisburg 3,503
211 Northchase 3,500
212 Wilkesboro 3,488
213 Lillington 3,477
214 Rockfish 3,476
215 Forest Oaks 3,467
216 Red Springs 3,462
217 Mountain Home 3,458
218 Southport 3,452
219 Dana 3,426
220 Midland and Kitty Hawk 3,422
221 Red Oak 3,421
222 Elroy 3,405
223 East Rockingham 3,397
224 Maiden 3,388
225 River Road 3,387
226 Troy 3,372
227 Mountain View 3,308
228 Flat Rock 3,267
229 Polkton 3,265
230 Locust 3,253
231 Surf City 3,251
232 Spencer 3,247
233 Moyock 3,227
234 Whispering Pines 3,165
235 Warsaw 3,141
236 Rural Hall 3,118
237 Lake Junaluska 3,108
238 River Bend 3,095
239 Swansboro 3,090
240 Landis 3,076
241 Wallburg 3,061
242 Pembroke 3,059
243 Fairfield Harbour 3,044
244 Mar-Mac 3,003
245 Lowesville 2,971
246 Murfreesboro 2,952
247 Granite Quarry 2,947
248 Fairview 2,939
249 Sneads Ferry 2,910
250 Mineral Springs 2,904
251 Enochville 2,903
252 Yadkinville 2,899
253 Icard 2,890
254 Nags Head 2,855
255 Glen Raven 2,841
256 Southern Shores 2,829
257 Norwood 2,787
258 Fearrington Village 2,784
259 Grifton 2,782
260 Laurel Park 2,738
261 Wentworth 2,729
262 Cajah's Mountain and Denver 2,727
263 La Grange 2,723
264 Skippers Corner 2,705
265 Mayodan 2,700
266 Lake Royale 2,677
267 Fairmont 2,659
268 Liberty 2,652
269 Marshville 2,614
270 Sylva 2,612
271 Tobaccoville 2,597
272 Mars Hill 2,595
273 Troutman 2,593
274 Enfield 2,588
275 Carthage 2,580
276 Haw River 2,568
277 Wrightsville Beach 2,545
278 Bermuda Run 2,540
279 Maxton 2,538
280 Hertford 2,533
281 Wilson's Mills 2,504
282 South Rosemary 2,488
283 Madison 2,462
284 Horse Shoe 2,455
285 Broad Creek 2,450
286 Biscoe 2,420
287 Jonesville 2,376
288 Brogden 2,349
289 Avery Creek 2,320
290 Cherokee 2,309
291 Yanceyville 2,297
292 Kure Beach 2,295
293 Buies Creek 2,289
294 Fruitland 2,275
295 Coats 2,255
296 Franklinton 2,248
297 Cape Carteret 2,217
298 Princeville and Sharpsburg 2,208
299 Holly Ridge 2,202
300 Moravian Falls 2,200
301 Richlands 2,197
302 Taylorsville 2,189
303 Salem 2,181
304 Hildebran 2,160
305 Belville 2,137
306 Mulberry 2,132
307 Edneyville 2,128
308 Plain View 2,120
309 Fairplains 2,118
310 Chadbourn 2,110
311 Spruce Pine 2,089
312 Pine Level 2,078
313 Mount Pleasant 2,064
314 Bladenboro 2,037
315 Cricket 2,035
316 Rose Hill 2,026
317 Stony Point 2,021
318 Badin 2,009
319 Belhaven 1,997
320 Cordova 1,974
321 Andrews 1,971
322 Oakboro 1,958
323 Murphy 1,954
324 Kenly 1,935
325 Valley Hill 1,923
326 St. Pauls 1,897
327 Rocky Point 1,879
328 Green Level 1,878
329 Four Oaks 1,862
330 Ramseur 1,848
331 Rockwell 1,839
332 Drexel 1,828
333 Snow Hill 1,820
334 Weldon 1,793
335 Burnsville 1,788
336 Sea Breeze 1,775
337 Atlantic Beach 1,763
338 Hays 1,762
339 Denton 1,745
340 Neuse Forest 1,742
341 Cedar Point 1,735
342 Sparta 1,726
343 Robbins 1,725
344 Tryon 1,669
345 Bethel 1,656
346 Pilot Mountain 1,647
347 Swepsonville 1,637
348 Foscoe 1,632
349 Wanchese 1,619
350 Barker Heights 1,609
351 Youngsville 1,602
352 Robersonville 1,588
353 Claremont 1,584
354 Lake Waccamaw 1,583
355 Spring Hope 1,567
356 Hemby Bridge 1,563
357 Millers Creek 1,560
358 East Spencer 1,558
359 Navassa 1,556
360 Walnut Cove 1,551
361 Jefferson 1,543
362 Maggie Valley 1,541
363 Connelly Springs 1,531
364 Bryson City 1,519
365 Biltmore Forest 1,517
366 Beulaville 1,516
367 Calabash 1,503
368 Elm City 1,496
369 Balfour 1,490
370 Manteo 1,485
371 Scotland Neck 1,484
372 Pumpkin Center 1,478
373 Stanfield 1,475
374 Dobson 1,467
375 Banner Elk 1,451
376 Harkers Island 1,447
377 Stoneville 1,442
378 Buxton 1,436
379 Broadway 1,421
380 Lake Lure 1,418
381 Pine Knoll Shores 1,409
382 Glen Alpine 1,408
383 Maury 1,401
384 West Marion 1,395
385 Toast 1,392
386 Roseboro 1,383
387 Bayboro 1,378
388 Magnolia 1,377
389 Saxapahaw 1,370
390 Stedman 1,362
391 West Jefferson 1,357
392 Pinebluff 1,340
393 Columbus 1,339
394 Northlakes 1,332
395 Flat Rock CDP 1,306
396 Clyde 1,295
397 Bent Creek 1,271
398 Hoopers Creek 1,268
399 Fremont 1,258
400 Vander 1,227
401 Vanceboro and West Canton 1,224
402 Rowland 1,223
403 Boonville 1,215
404 Foxfire 1,204
405 Ellenboro 1,171
406 Norlina 1,156
407 Blowing Rock and White Lake 1,152
408 Candor 1,147
409 Rutherford College 1,143
410 Faison 1,137
411 Franklinville 1,125
412 Pinetops 1,123
413 Woodland and Laurel Hill 1,118
414 Mount Gilead 1,110
415 Cleveland 1,095
416 White Plains 1,086
417 Garysburg 1,085
418 Highlands 1,079
419 Lucama 1,073
420 Northwest 1,065
421 Mamers 1,064
422 Walnut Creek 1,062
423 North Topsail Beach 1,061
424 Princeton and Gaston 1,046
425 Holden Beach 1,037
426 Alamance 1,034
427 Stem 1,029
428 Light Oak 1,023
429 Cove Creek 1,022
430 Manns Harbor 1,021
431 Dortches 1,016
432 Rhodhiss 1,011
433 Pinnacle 1,010
434 Oriental 1,003
435 McLeansville 1,002
436 Middlesex 993
437 Grover 977
438 Whitsett 973
439 Maysville 970
440 Aulander and Taylortown 962
441 Cooleemee 949
442 Warrenton 948
443 Winton 947
444 Old Fort 944
445 Newland 942
446 Columbia 939
447 Barker Ten Mile 936
448 Belwood 934
449 Prospect 931
450 Dobbins Heights 925
451 Efland 921
452 Rich Square 915
453 Silver City 893
454 Southmont 890
455 South Henderson 872
456 Chocowinity 867
457 Germanton and Woodlawn 853
458 Whitakers 851
459 Castle Hayne 850
460 Avon 848
461 Rougemont 847
462 Hollister 835
463 Kenansville 834
464 Brunswick 832
465 Saluda 830
466 Ellerbe 828
467 Hightsville 824
468 Peletier 823
469 Grantsboro 809
470 Faith 808
471 Gorman 807
472 Stantonsburg 790
473 Black Creek 787
474 Five Points 781
475 Camden 779
476 Star 772
477 Pikeville 771
478 Greenevers, Marshall, and Patterson Springs 759
479 Lawndale 758
480 Pleasant Hill 751
481 Wagram 749
482 Bolton 748
483 Caroleen 737
484 Moncure 736
485 Red Cross and Alliance 732
486 Advance and Ocean Isle Beach 726
487 Misenheimer 723
488 Ansonville 710
489 Stokes 709
490 Elrod 705
491 Garland 699
492 Fair Bluff 695
493 Elk Park 687
494 High Shoals 678
495 Belvoir 670
496 Bogue 668
497 East Arcadia 667
498 Scotch Meadows 666
499 McAdenville 662
500 Micro 660
501 Roper 658
502 Iron Station 653
503 Wade 646
504 Hoffman 645
505 Seaboard 640
506 Bunnlevel 639
507 Conway 637
508 South Weldon 626
509 Winfall 624
510 Ronda 619
511 New London 618
512 Potters Hill and Vass 616
513 Engelhard 613
514 Kingstown 612
515 Richfield 601
516 Rosman 598
517 Calypso and Clarkton 596
518 Hot Springs 594
519 Aurora 591
520 Littleton 588
521 Harmony 582
522 Lewiston Woodville and Arapahoe 575
523 Fallston 574
524 Jackson Heights 571
525 Washington Park 568
526 Jamesville 566
527 Polkville 555
528 Beech Mountain 551
529 Sedalia 548
530 Jackson 543
531 Macclesfield 538
532 Duck 531
533 Catawba and Ruth 525
534 Gloucester and Bakersville 522
535 Robbinsville 514
536 Sugar Mountain 508
537 Bonnetsville 507
538 Ossipee 495
539 Parkton and Morven 494
540 Gulf 490
541 Newton Grove 485
542 Grimesland 483
543 Ingold and Gibson 476
544 Lattimore and JAARS 468
545 Peachland and Montreat 463
546 Ashley Heights 461
547 Pollocksville and Spivey's Corner 456
548 Deercroft 453
549 Saratoga 451
550 Mooresboro 447
551 Varnamtown 443
552 Webster 442
553 Riegelwood 441
554 Rennert 439
555 Salemburg 436
556 Keener 435
557 Pink Hill and East Bend 433
558 Sandyfield and Brookford 420
559 Ruffin 419
560 Bailey 416
561 Cove City 415
562 Caswell Beach 411
563 Hamilton 409
564 Atlantic and Hallsboro 408
565 Marble 406
566 Ocracoke 404
567 Henrietta 400
568 Lilesville 399
569 Hookerton 397
570 Hatteras 395
571 Millingport 390
572 Minnesott Beach 389
573 Kelford 379
574 Bethania 378
575 Bennett 377
576 Stovall 375
577 Simpson 369
578 Teachey and Topsail Beach 366
579 Hayesville 365
580 Hiddenite 361
581 Old Hundred 360
582 Lowgap 359
583 Hobgood 353
584 Davis 350
585 Kelly 349
586 St. Helena 347
587 Shannon 343
588 Forest Hills and Sims 341
589 Fountain 334
590 Cameron 333
591 Altamahaw 332
592 Marshallberg, Cofield, and Coinjock 331
593 Swan Quarter 327
594 Castalia 324
595 Atkinson 323
596 East Laurinburg 322
597 Parmele 321
598 Trenton 315
599 Fairfield 314
600 Seagrove and Gatesville 313
601 Pantego 311
602 Roxobel 306
603 Gerton 302
604 Valle Crucis 298
605 Goldston 297
606 Dublin 296
607 Vann Crossroads 294
608 Bunn 293
609 Oak City 292
610 Bostic 289
611 Staley 282
612 Conetoe 281
613 Delco 274
614 Creswell 272
615 Salvo 269
616 Momeyer 267
617 Casar and Evergreen 261
618 Cliffside, Seven Devils, and Dillsboro 258
619 Dover 257
620 Bridgeton and Stonewall 255
621 Waco 254
622 Bath 251
623 Bayview 247
624 Sandy Creek and Cedar Rock 245
625 Walstonburg and Turkey 242
626 Colerain 236
627 Lansing 235
628 Indian Beach and Vandemere 233
629 Autryville 231
630 Earl 230
631 Severn 228
632 Bolivia and Boardman 227
633 Bald Head Island 225
634 Askewville 224
635 Falcon 223
636 Aquadale 221
637 Tar Heel 220
638 Halifax 218
639 Bell Arthur 206
640 Powellsville 205
641 Watha 198
642 Kittrell and Lasker 196
643 Mesic 195
644 Eureka 193
645 Crossnore and South Mills 192
646 Butters 191
647 Danbury 178
648 Milton 177
649 Sunbury 167
650 Raemon 166
651 Ivanhoe 165
652 Cerro Gordo 160
653 Everetts 155
654 Frisco 152
655 Marietta 147
656 Proctorville 138
657 Macon 134
658 Pinetown 132
659 Bear Grass 129
660 Linden 126
661 Harrells 124
662 White Oak 121
663 Centerville and Rodanthe 120
664 Godwin 118
665 Harrellsville 113
666 Love Valley 100
667 McDonald 93
668 McFarlan 92
669 Chimney Rock Village 88
670 Wakulla 87
671 Como 86
672 Falkland, Lumber Bridge, and Orrum 82
673 Hobucken 80
674 Seven Springs and Middleburg 79
675 Glenville 76
676 Raynham 72
677 Norman and Speed 68
678 Waves 67
679 Cashiers 64
680 Grandfather 63
681 Bowmore and Dundarrach 55
682 Lake Santeetlah 52
683 Delway 44
684 Hassell, Leggett, and Rex 25
685 Fontana Dam 9
686 Dellview 7
  • United States Census Bureau. B01001 SEX BY AGE, 2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey Office. Web. 6 December 2018. http://www.census.gov/.

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