Latest Data (2017)
Population 17,756
Nationwide Rank 2007

Quick Facts

Elizabeth City, North Carolina is the 2,007th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Elizabeth City, North Carolina is a city.

Elizabeth City, North Carolina is currently 5.0% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Elizabeth City, North Carolina's growth is about average. 56% 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
2000-2017
1997 Safety Harbor, Florida 17,844 2.7%
1998 Terrell, Texas 17,842 29.4%
1999 Colonial Heights, Virginia 17,830 5.4%
2000 White Settlement, Texas 17,828 20.0%
2001 Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin 17,806 -3.7%
2002 Fayetteville, Georgia 17,802 56.2%
2003 Tinton Falls, New Jersey 17,789 6.3%
2004 Durant, Oklahoma 17,764 25.2%
2005 Marion, Illinois 17,762 9.5%
2006 Canby, Oregon 17,759 38.1%
2007 Elizabeth City, North Carolina 17,756 2.9%
2008 Logansport, Indiana 17,755 -9.9%
2009 Sartell, Minnesota 17,752 80.7%
2010 Menasha, Wisconsin 17,748 8.1%
2011 Vincennes, Indiana 17,729 -5.0%
2012 Hinsdale, Illinois 17,705 1.3%
2013 Albert Lea, Minnesota 17,703 -3.9%
2014 Ocean Springs, Mississippi 17,682 2.4%
2015 Radford, Virginia 17,658 11.3%
2016 Centerville, Utah 17,657 20.7%
2017 Godfrey, Illinois 17,650 5.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
3018 Mount Airy 10,232 -5.9%
3020 Elon 10,227 50.0%
3065 Waynesville 9,971 4.0%
3122 Dunn 9,734 4.7%
3136 Winterville 9,654 98.5%
3151 Washington 9,571 -1.5%
3199 Morehead City 9,303 17.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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