Latest Data (2018)
Population 21,314
Nationwide Rank 1740

Quick Facts

Carrboro, North Carolina is the 1,740th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Carrboro, North Carolina is a town.

Carrboro, North Carolina is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Carrboro had its largest population ever.

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

Carrboro, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1730 Duarte, California 21,527 0.0%
1731 Arvin, California 21,522 65.5%
1732 Biddeford, Maine 21,514 2.1%
1733 South Holland, Illinois 21,503 -3.2%
1734 Lynn Haven, Florida 21,492 71.8%
1735 South Euclid, Ohio 21,473 -8.5%
1736 Park Forest, Illinois 21,429 -8.8%
1737 Mountlake Terrace, Washington 21,420 4.7%
1738 Coronado, California 21,390 -11.3%
1739 Birmingham, Michigan 21,322 10.6%
1740 Carrboro, North Carolina 21,314 20.3%
1741 Ashland, Oregon 21,263 8.7%
1742 Golden, Colorado 21,254 23.5%
1743 Easley, South Carolina 21,240 17.2%
1744 Evans, Colorado 21,236 102.3%
1745 Covington, Washington 21,202 49.5%
1746 Pickerington, Ohio 21,201 111.4%
1747 Piqua, Ohio 21,200 2.0%
1748 Sanford, Maine 21,183
1749 Stephenville, Texas 21,164 38.9%
1750 Louisville, Colorado 21,163 11.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
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%
1421 Thomasville 26,635 8.6%
1461 Asheboro 25,844 16.3%
1529 Kernersville 24,767 31.3%
1648 Clayton 22,850 165.8%
1687 Leland 22,070 435.2%
1740 Carrboro 21,314 20.3%
1771 Lumberton 20,840 -1.3%
1790 Clemmons 20,563 29.9%
1812 Havelock 20,232 -9.9%
1824 Kinston 20,083 -15.6%
1832 Shelby 20,038 -3.8%
1867 Boone 19,562 44.5%
1914 Lexington 18,917 -5.0%
1991 Lenoir 17,938 -1.0%
2038 Elizabeth City 17,558 1.8%
2049 Knightdale 17,423 176.0%
2121 Morganton 16,555 -4.9%
2149 Pinehurst 16,320 66.3%
2167 Waxhaw 16,181 424.6%
2169 Mount Holly 16,135 66.7%
2175 Albemarle 16,106 0.5%
2176 Harrisburg 16,075 242.3%
2199 Stallings 15,892 120.5%
2208 Hope Mills 15,800 29.6%
2228 Mebane 15,589 104.0%
2275 Graham 15,086 14.0%
2281 Laurinburg 15,033 -5.8%
2288 Henderson 14,936 -8.6%
2295 Eden 14,870 -6.1%
2331 Roanoke Rapids 14,495 -14.6%
2362 Southern Pines 14,277 28.4%
2377 Hendersonville 14,107 23.3%
2392 Reidsville 14,013 -4.3%
2395 Lewisville 13,999 19.4%
2518 Newton 13,129 3.2%
2554 Davidson 12,921 77.9%
2590 Smithfield 12,669 14.7%
2614 Belmont 12,495 40.4%
2704 Spring Lake 12,005 -3.9%
2725 Elon 11,851 73.8%
2788 Archdale 11,502 26.4%
2827 Summerfield 11,278 64.0%
2879 Weddington 10,949 61.6%
2880 Lincolnton 10,945 8.3%
2883 Kings Mountain 10,933 6.2%
2900 Tarboro 10,844 -3.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 21,314 1,740
2017 21,544 1,709
2016 21,265 1,716
2015 21,156 1,713
2014 20,984 1,708
2013 20,908 1,698
2012 20,433 1,721
2011 19,980 1,740
2010 19,582 1,747
2009 18,368 1,830
2008 18,126 1,830
2007 17,829 1,844
2006 17,545 1,852
2005 17,388 1,847
2004 17,274 1,839
2003 17,371 1,814
2002 17,553 1,780
2001 17,945 1,740
2000 17,703 1,749
1990 11,748 2,166