What is the current population of Charlotte?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Charlotte is 885,708. Charlotte, North Carolina is the 15th largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Charlotte?

The current population of Charlotte (885,708) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Charlotte growing?

Charlotte has grown 55.4% since the 2000. Charlotte, North Carolina is growing extremely quickly; it is growing faster than 93% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Is Charlotte the biggest city in North Carolina?

Yes, Charlotte is the biggest city in the state of North Carolina based on population. The second largest city, Raleigh, is 53% the size of Charlotte.

What county is Charlotte, North Carolina in?

Charlotte is located entirely in Mecklenburg County.

What is the population density of Charlotte, North Carolina?

Charlotte has a population density of 2,457.1 people per square mile. Charlotte has the 6th highest population density in North Carolina.

What is the size of Charlotte, North Carolina in square miles?

Charlotte has an area of 297.7 square miles. Charlotte is the largest city, by area, in North Carolina.

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 885,708 15
2018 872,498 16
2017 859,035 17
2016 842,051 17
2015 827,097 17
2014 809,958 17
2013 792,862 16
2012 775,202 17
2011 756,213 17
2010 731,424 17
2009 704,422 18
2008 687,971 18
2007 669,690 19
2006 652,202 18
2005 631,160 19
2004 614,446 19
2003 601,245 20
2002 590,857 21
2001 581,562 21
2000 569,858 22
1990 426,984 33
1980 314,447 47
1970 241,178 60
1960 201,564 59
1950 134,042 70
1940 100,899 91

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
5 Phoenix, Arizona 1,680,992 26.6%
6 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1,584,064 4.6%
7 San Antonio, Texas 1,547,253 32.9%
8 San Diego, California 1,423,851 16.0%
9 Dallas, Texas 1,343,573 12.8%
10 San Jose, California 1,021,795 13.0%
11 Austin, Texas 978,908 45.6%
12 Jacksonville, Florida 911,507 23.7%
13 Fort Worth, Texas 909,585 66.5%
14 Columbus, Ohio 898,553 25.5%
15 Charlotte, North Carolina 885,708 55.4%
16 San Francisco, California 881,549 13.4%
17 Indianapolis, Indiana 876,384 12.0%
18 Seattle, Washington 753,675 33.6%
19 Denver, Colorado 727,211 30.7%
20 Washington, District of Columbia 705,749 23.4%
21 Boston, Massachusetts 692,600 17.3%
22 El Paso, Texas 681,728 20.7%
23 Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 670,820 22.8%
24 Detroit, Michigan 670,031 -29.1%
25 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 655,057 29.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
15 Charlotte 885,708 55.4%
41 Raleigh 474,069 63.3%

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