Latest Data (2017)
Population 72,447
Nationwide Rank 490

Quick Facts

Jacksonville, North Carolina is the 490th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Jacksonville, North Carolina is a city.

Jacksonville, North Carolina is currently 7.2% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Jacksonville, North Carolina's growth is below average. 62% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Jacksonville, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
480 Turlock, California 73,556 29.1%
481 Missoula, Montana 73,340 27.0%
482 Southfield, Michigan 73,208 -6.5%
483 Albany, Georgia 73,179 -4.5%
484 Apple Valley, California 73,077 33.8%
485 Rock Hill, South Carolina 73,068 43.9%
486 Pasco, Washington 73,013 114.4%
487 Bismarck, North Dakota 72,865 30.5%
488 New Britain, Connecticut 72,710 1.6%
489 Waukesha, Wisconsin 72,489 10.3%
490 Jacksonville, North Carolina 72,447 10.1%
491 Lafayette, Indiana 72,390 17.8%
492 Decatur, Illinois 72,174 -11.8%
493 Pittsburg, California 72,141 26.1%
494 Pawtucket, Rhode Island 72,001 -1.4%
495 Flagstaff, Arizona 71,975 35.5%
496 Lauderhill, Florida 71,970 7.5%
497 Gulfport, Mississippi 71,822 0.5%
498 Redlands, California 71,554 11.8%
499 Frederick, Maryland 71,408 34.4%
500 Passaic, New Jersey 71,247 4.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
234 Wilmington 119,045 32.6%
261 High Point 111,513 28.7%
349 Greenville 92,156 46.7%
351 Concord 92,067 62.6%
353 Asheville 91,902 26.0%
456 Gastonia 76,593 13.2%
490 Jacksonville 72,447 10.1%
628 Chapel Hill 59,862 24.6%
672 Huntersville 56,212 115.0%
701 Rocky Mount 54,523 -7.3%
728 Burlington 53,077 15.5%
759 Apex 50,451 137.6%
776 Wilson 49,348 9.5%
791 Kannapolis 48,806 30.5%
903 Wake Forest 42,269 223.2%
939 Hickory 40,611 7.7%
990 Indian Trail 38,980 186.1%
1021 Mooresville 37,820 94.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 72,447 490
2016 67,784 523
2015 67,357 523
2014 69,047 498
2013 69,079 493
2012 69,220 482
2011 67,939 488
2010 70,145 463
2009 80,542 377
2008 79,364 379
2007 75,871 400
2006 74,244 404
2005 72,923 408
2004 74,173 392
2003 72,393 401
2002 68,720 423
2001 66,017 439
2000 65,776 434
1990 78,080 286