Latest Data (2016)
Population 47,349
Nationwide Rank 810

Quick Facts

Apex, North Carolina is the 810th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Apex, North Carolina is a town.

Apex, North Carolina is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Apex had its largest population ever.

Apex, North Carolina is growing extremely quickly. It is growing faster than 95% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Apex, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
800 St. Cloud, Florida 47,809 117.6%
801 Wylie, Texas 47,701 205.3%
802 Palm Springs, California 47,689 10.9%
803 Lacey, Washington 47,688 50.5%
804 Chesterfield, Missouri 47,659 1.7%
805 Roseville, Michigan 47,602 -0.9%
806 San Luis Obispo, California 47,536 7.1%
807 Glenview, Illinois 47,475 9.9%
808 San Jacinto, California 47,413 98.3%
809 Euclid, Ohio 47,360 -9.9%
810 Apex, North Carolina 47,349 122.9%
811 East Providence, Rhode Island 47,337 -2.9%
812 Salina, Kansas 47,336 3.3%
813 Draper, Utah 47,328 85.4%
814 Jeffersonville, Indiana 47,124 57.3%
815 Bentonville, Arkansas 47,093 131.8%
816 Lincoln, California 47,030 300.4%
817 Hattiesburg, Mississippi 46,926 1.7%
818 Charlottesville, Virginia 46,912 16.9%
819 Maricopa, Arizona 46,903 2583.2%
820 Columbus, Indiana 46,850 19.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
349 Greenville 91,495 45.7%
357 Concord 89,891 58.7%
360 Asheville 89,121 22.2%
459 Gastonia 75,536 11.7%
523 Jacksonville 67,784 3.0%
627 Chapel Hill 59,246 23.3%
676 Rocky Mount 55,466 -5.7%
688 Huntersville 54,839 109.7%
719 Burlington 52,709 14.7%
761 Wilson 49,620 10.1%
798 Kannapolis 47,839 27.9%
810 Apex 47,349 122.9%
931 Hickory 40,567 7.6%
943 Wake Forest 40,112 206.7%
997 Indian Trail 38,222 180.5%
1044 Mooresville 36,543 87.4%
1065 Goldsboro 35,792 -10.8%
1094 Monroe 34,818 27.1%
1119 Salisbury 34,001 11.1%
1145 Holly Springs 33,260 228.5%
1199 Matthews 31,495 36.4%
1254 New Bern 30,101 29.3%
1285 Sanford 29,128 24.1%
1300 Garner 28,776 52.8%
1315 Cornelius 28,515 101.2%
1381 Thomasville 27,030 10.2%
1406 Statesville 26,506 12.6%
1421 Mint Hill 26,236 51.8%
1428 Asheboro 26,141 17.7%
1440 Fuquay-Varina 25,865 215.5%
1513 Morrisville 24,732 344.1%
1553 Kernersville 24,066 27.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 47,349 810
2015 45,585 828
2014 43,907 847
2013 42,214 871
2012 40,420 897
2011 38,747 937
2010 37,476 952
2009 34,031 1,035
2008 33,191 1,053
2007 31,656 1,092
2006 30,662 1,117
2005 28,994 1,168
2004 28,025 1,191
2003 27,214 1,209
2002 25,308 1,290
2001 23,302 1,379
2000 21,233 1,495
1990 5,476 3,817