Latest Data (2017)
Population 53,077
Nationwide Rank 728

Quick Facts

Burlington, North Carolina is the 728th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Burlington, North Carolina is a city.

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

Burlington, North Carolina's growth is about average. 46% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Burlington, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
718 Lenexa, Kansas 53,553 32.6%
719 Brookhaven, Georgia 53,518
720 West Sacramento, California 53,512 66.9%
721 Albany, Oregon 53,503 30.2%
722 Bellevue, Nebraska 53,424 20.0%
723 Kingsport, Tennessee 53,374 17.6%
724 Wheaton, Illinois 53,373 -3.9%
725 Tigard, Oregon 53,148 24.1%
726 Delano, California 53,138 33.7%
727 Minnetonka, Minnesota 53,085 3.8%
728 Burlington, North Carolina 53,077 15.5%
729 Peabody, Massachusetts 52,987 9.5%
730 Milford, Connecticut 52,970 4.4%
731 Palm Desert, California 52,932 18.6%
732 Pinellas Park, Florida 52,854 12.0%
733 Perth Amboy, New Jersey 52,823 11.5%
734 Pensacola, Florida 52,590 -6.2%
735 Elkhart, Indiana 52,558 -0.1%
736 Glendora, California 52,445 5.9%
737 Apple Valley, Minnesota 52,435 14.1%
738 Joplin, Missouri 52,288 14.5%

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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 53,077 728
2016 52,709 719
2015 52,472 719
2014 51,812 723
2013 51,510 717
2012 51,306 711
2011 51,088 705
2010 49,963 709
2009 51,577 680
2008 50,659 686
2007 49,309 702
2006 48,071 715
2005 47,188 718
2004 47,021 715
2003 46,675 711
2002 46,559 705
2001 46,279 701
2000 45,934 696
1990 40,822 664