Latest Data (2018)
Population 17,558
Nationwide Rank 2038

Quick Facts

Elizabeth City, North Carolina is the 2,038th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Elizabeth City, North Carolina is a city.

Elizabeth City, North Carolina is currently 6.0% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Elizabeth City, North Carolina's growth is about average. 59% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Elizabeth City, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
2028 Sunland Park, New Mexico 17,639 31.7%
2029 Marion, Illinois 17,620 8.6%
2030 Alton, Texas 17,588 109.8%
2031 South Houston, Texas 17,583 10.8%
2032 Tallmadge, Ohio 17,582 6.9%
2033 Amesbury Town, Massachusetts 17,569
2034 Kirksville, Missouri 17,566 1.5%
2035 Tinton Falls, New Jersey 17,563 4.9%
2036 Godfrey, Illinois 17,559 4.5%
2037 Macomb, Illinois 17,559 -4.8%
2038 Elizabeth City, North Carolina 17,558 1.8%
2039 Tiffin, Ohio 17,546 -3.2%
2040 Anoka, Minnesota 17,543 -3.0%
2041 Bay City, Texas 17,534 -5.8%
2042 Hannibal, Missouri 17,533 -1.2%
2043 Kingsland, Georgia 17,497 60.9%
2044 Centralia, Washington 17,495 17.7%
2045 Nederland, Texas 17,494 0.6%
2046 Tavares, Florida 17,472 70.4%
2047 Martinsburg, West Virginia 17,465 17.7%
2048 Greenfield Town, Massachusetts 17,460

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
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%
3028 Mount Airy 10,260 -5.6%
3058 Waynesville 10,112 5.5%
3113 Winterville 9,845 102.4%
3142 Dunn 9,718 4.5%
3160 Morehead City 9,600 21.7%
3168 Washington 9,536 -1.9%
3283 Wesley Chapel 8,984 234.8%
3310 Pineville 8,897 47.0%
3330 Oxford 8,807 4.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 17,558 2,038
2017 17,756 2,007
2016 17,926 1,981
2015 17,988 1,968
2014 18,047 1,946
2013 18,266 1,925
2012 18,478 1,889
2011 18,365 1,890
2010 18,683 1,823
2009 20,437 1,684
2008 20,181 1,690
2007 19,702 1,705
2006 19,060 1,737
2005 18,476 1,758
2004 17,978 1,774
2003 17,570 1,797
2002 17,370 1,797
2001 17,105 1,813
2000 17,242 1,790
1990 16,112 1,663