Latest Data (2018)
Population 53,748
Nationwide Rank 726

Quick Facts

Burlington, North Carolina is the 726th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Burlington, North Carolina is a city.

Burlington, North Carolina is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 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
2000-2018
716 St. Cloud, Florida 54,115 146.3%
717 Kingsport, Tennessee 54,076 19.1%
718 Harrisonburg, Virginia 54,033 33.6%
719 Grapevine, Texas 53,976 26.5%
720 Minnetonka, Minnesota 53,953 5.5%
721 Watsonville, California 53,920 15.8%
722 Leesburg, Virginia 53,917 87.7%
723 Elyria, Ohio 53,881 -3.9%
724 Apex, North Carolina 53,852 153.6%
725 Revere, Massachusetts 53,821 13.5%
726 Burlington, North Carolina 53,748 17.0%
727 West Sacramento, California 53,727 67.6%
728 Yucaipa, California 53,682 29.5%
729 Bellevue, Nebraska 53,627 20.4%
730 DeSoto, Texas 53,523 41.4%
731 Apopka, Florida 53,489 92.3%
732 Hoboken, New Jersey 53,455 38.1%
733 Peabody, Massachusetts 53,278 10.1%
734 Palm Desert, California 53,185 19.2%
735 Wheaton, Illinois 53,150 -4.3%
736 Milford, Connecticut 53,120 4.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
345 Concord 94,130 66.2%
350 Greenville 93,137 48.3%
354 Asheville 92,452 26.8%
455 Gastonia 77,024 13.9%
495 Jacksonville 72,896 10.8%
616 Chapel Hill 60,988 26.9%
671 Huntersville 57,098 118.3%
712 Rocky Mount 54,242 -7.7%
724 Apex 53,852 153.6%
726 Burlington 53,748 17.0%
779 Kannapolis 49,761 33.0%
786 Wilson 49,329 9.4%
879 Wake Forest 44,046 236.8%
946 Hickory 40,925 8.5%
984 Indian Trail 39,619 190.8%
1008 Mooresville 38,431 97.1%
1052 Holly Springs 36,749 263.0%
1101 Monroe 35,311 28.9%
1125 Goldsboro 34,234 -14.7%
1143 Salisbury 33,834 10.6%
1179 Matthews 32,635 41.3%
1252 Garner 30,502 61.9%
1270 New Bern 30,113 29.4%
1277 Sanford 29,917 27.5%
1283 Cornelius 29,748 109.9%
1304 Fuquay-Varina 29,200 256.1%
1372 Morrisville 27,453 393.0%
1388 Mint Hill 27,169 57.2%
1400 Statesville 27,042 14.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 53,748 726
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