Latest Data (2017)
Population 21,544
Nationwide Rank 1709

Quick Facts

Carrboro, North Carolina is the 1,709th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Carrboro, North Carolina is a town.

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

Carrboro, North Carolina is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 60% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Carrboro, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1699 Pascagoula, Mississippi 21,733 -16.9%
1700 Prichard, Alabama 21,732 -23.8%
1701 South Holland, Illinois 21,732 -2.2%
1702 Clarksville, Indiana 21,694 1.1%
1703 Park Forest, Illinois 21,682 -7.7%
1704 La Porte, Indiana 21,681 0.3%
1705 South Euclid, Ohio 21,598 -8.0%
1706 Gardner, Kansas 21,583 121.7%
1707 Sedalia, Missouri 21,568 6.0%
1708 Johnston, Iowa 21,562 139.7%
1709 Carrboro, North Carolina 21,544 21.6%
1710 Shelbyville, Tennessee 21,532 31.7%
1711 Golden Valley, Minnesota 21,520 5.7%
1712 Chillicothe, Ohio 21,499 -2.9%
1713 Biddeford, Maine 21,488 2.0%
1714 Perrysburg, Ohio 21,482 21.7%
1715 Mukilteo, Washington 21,469 18.5%
1716 Lino Lakes, Minnesota 21,407 26.0%
1717 Clayton, North Carolina 21,405 149.0%
1718 Albertville, Alabama 21,392 22.7%
1719 Union City, Georgia 21,370 78.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
1546 Kernersville 24,386 29.3%
1709 Carrboro 21,544 21.6%
1717 Clayton 21,405 149.0%
1741 Lumberton 21,040 -0.3%
1782 Kinston 20,509 -13.8%
1792 Clemmons 20,420 29.0%
1818 Shelby 20,018 -3.9%
1820 Havelock 20,008 -10.9%
1823 Leland 19,976 384.5%
1884 Boone 19,205 41.9%
1919 Lexington 18,775 -5.7%
1988 Lenoir 17,943 -1.0%
2007 Elizabeth City 17,756 2.9%
2114 Morganton 16,519 -5.1%
2159 Hope Mills 16,135 32.3%
2171 Pinehurst 16,028 63.4%
2179 Albemarle 15,977 -0.2%
2187 Knightdale 15,849 151.0%
2197 Harrisburg 15,728 234.9%
2206 Stallings 15,647 117.1%
2210 Mount Holly 15,635 61.5%
2259 Laurinburg 15,156 -5.0%
2262 Waxhaw 15,147 391.1%
2271 Eden 15,041 -5.1%
2274 Mebane 14,973 95.9%
2290 Henderson 14,852 -9.1%
2292 Graham 14,814 11.9%
2294 Roanoke Rapids 14,787 -12.9%
2370 Southern Pines 14,029 26.2%
2386 Hendersonville 13,954 21.9%
2393 Lewisville 13,913 18.6%
2401 Reidsville 13,857 -5.4%
2509 Newton 13,098 3.0%
2580 Davidson 12,684 74.7%
2593 Spring Lake 12,580 0.6%
2636 Smithfield 12,309 11.5%
2677 Belmont 12,046 35.3%
2771 Archdale 11,518 26.5%
2831 Summerfield 11,198 62.9%
2880 Tarboro 10,856 -3.2%
2890 Kings Mountain 10,791 4.8%
2892 Lincolnton 10,776 6.6%
2893 Weddington 10,773 59.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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