Latest Data (2015)
Population 40,374
Nationwide Rank 934

Quick Facts

Hickory, North Carolina is the 934th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Hickory, North Carolina is a city.

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

Hickory, North Carolina's growth is about average. 58% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Hickory, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
928 Fitchburg, Massachusetts 3.9%
929 Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 19.2%
930 La Quinta, California 64.6%
931 Crystal Lake, Illinois 5.4%
932 Hagerstown, Maryland 9.9%
933 San Gabriel, California 1.3%
934 Hickory, North Carolina 7.1%
935 Carol Stream, Illinois -0.3%
936 Winter Garden, Florida 159.5%
937 Warren, Ohio -16.3%
938 Calexico, California 46.4%
939 Florence, Alabama 10.1%
940 Shakopee, Minnesota 89.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 40,374 934
2014 40,143 930
2013 40,361 915
2012 40,093 912
2011 39,970 904
2010 40,010 891
2009 41,469 849
2008 41,106 850
2007 40,770 844
2006 40,243 847
2005 39,812 839
2004 39,836 830
2003 39,566 834
2002 39,391 836
2001 38,475 848
2000 37,690 857
1990 29,474 945