Latest Data (2015)
Population 827,097
Nationwide Rank 17

Quick Facts

Charlotte, North Carolina is the 17th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Charlotte, North Carolina is a city.

Charlotte, North Carolina is as large as it has ever been. In 2015 Charlotte had its largest population ever.

Charlotte, North Carolina is growing extremely quickly. It is growing faster than 93% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Charlotte, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
11 Austin, Texas 38.6%
12 Jacksonville, Florida 17.8%
13 San Francisco, California 11.2%
14 Indianapolis, Indiana 9.0%
15 Columbus, Ohio 18.7%
16 Fort Worth, Texas 52.6%
17 Charlotte, North Carolina 45.1%
18 Seattle, Washington 21.3%
19 Denver, Colorado 22.7%
20 El Paso, Texas 20.5%
21 Detroit, Michigan -28.3%
22 Washington, District of Columbia 17.5%
23 Boston, Massachusetts 12.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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