Latest Data (2016)
Population 52,709
Nationwide Rank 719

Quick Facts

Burlington, North Carolina is the 719th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Burlington, North Carolina is a city.

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

Burlington, North Carolina's growth is about average. 43% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Burlington, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
709 West New York, New Jersey 53,343 16.0%
710 Yucaipa, California 53,309 28.6%
711 Southaven, Mississippi 53,214 80.3%
712 Albany, Oregon 53,211 29.5%
713 Revere, Massachusetts 53,157 12.1%
714 Caldwell, Idaho 53,149 92.2%
715 Harrisonburg, Virginia 53,078 31.2%
716 West Sacramento, California 52,981 65.2%
717 Lenexa, Kansas 52,903 31.0%
718 Kingsport, Tennessee 52,806 16.3%
719 Burlington, North Carolina 52,709 14.7%
720 Delano, California 52,707 32.6%
721 Leesburg, Virginia 52,607 83.1%
722 DeSoto, Texas 52,599 39.0%
723 Milford, Connecticut 52,536 3.6%
724 Perth Amboy, New Jersey 52,499 10.8%
725 Peabody, Massachusetts 52,491 8.5%
726 Brookhaven, Georgia 52,444
727 Minnetonka, Minnesota 52,369 2.4%
728 Palm Desert, California 52,231 17.1%
729 Placentia, California 52,228 11.9%

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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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