Latest Data (2017)
Population 50,451
Nationwide Rank 759

Quick Facts

Apex, North Carolina is the 759th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Apex, North Carolina is a town.

Apex, North Carolina is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Apex had its largest population ever.

Apex, North Carolina is growing extremely quickly. It is growing faster than 96% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Apex, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
749 Florissant, Missouri 51,443 -4.5%
750 Grand Island, Nebraska 51,390 18.0%
751 Plainfield, New Jersey 51,327 7.2%
752 Battle Creek, Michigan 51,286 -3.8%
753 St. Cloud, Florida 51,282 133.4%
754 Logan, Utah 51,115 19.6%
755 Coral Gables, Florida 51,095 19.5%
756 Cerritos, California 51,020 -1.0%
757 Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 50,665 45.0%
758 Galveston, Texas 50,497 -12.1%
759 Apex, North Carolina 50,451 137.6%
760 Summerville, South Carolina 50,388 78.2%
761 Collierville, Tennessee 50,286 52.4%
762 Methuen, Massachusetts 50,259 14.3%
763 Lakewood, Ohio 50,249 -11.0%
764 Enid, Oklahoma 50,122 6.8%
765 Poway, California 50,041 3.7%
766 Smyrna, Tennessee 49,969 79.7%
767 Azusa, California 49,864 11.2%
768 Stillwater, Oklahoma 49,829 26.9%
769 Wylie, Texas 49,826 218.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
349 Greenville 92,156 46.7%
351 Concord 92,067 62.6%
353 Asheville 91,902 26.0%
456 Gastonia 76,593 13.2%
490 Jacksonville 72,447 10.1%
628 Chapel Hill 59,862 24.6%
672 Huntersville 56,212 115.0%
701 Rocky Mount 54,523 -7.3%
728 Burlington 53,077 15.5%
759 Apex 50,451 137.6%
776 Wilson 49,348 9.5%
791 Kannapolis 48,806 30.5%
903 Wake Forest 42,269 223.2%
939 Hickory 40,611 7.7%
990 Indian Trail 38,980 186.1%
1021 Mooresville 37,820 94.0%
1095 Holly Springs 35,223 247.9%
1098 Goldsboro 35,197 -12.3%
1099 Monroe 35,065 28.0%
1132 Salisbury 33,849 10.6%
1191 Matthews 32,117 39.1%
1282 New Bern 29,590 27.1%
1293 Sanford 29,313 24.9%
1297 Cornelius 29,191 105.9%
1309 Garner 28,858 53.2%
1347 Fuquay-Varina 27,906 240.4%
1399 Mint Hill 26,748 54.8%
1408 Statesville 26,657 13.2%
1411 Thomasville 26,615 8.5%
1423 Morrisville 26,461 375.2%
1451 Asheboro 25,863 16.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 50,451 759
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