Latest Data (2017)
Population 48,806
Nationwide Rank 791

Quick Facts

Kannapolis, North Carolina is the 791st largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Kannapolis, North Carolina is a city.

Kannapolis, North Carolina is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Kannapolis had its largest population ever.

Kannapolis, North Carolina is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 69% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Kannapolis, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
781 Twin Falls, Idaho 49,202 40.7%
782 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 49,192 0.6%
783 Mishawaka, Indiana 49,177 4.6%
784 La Mirada, California 49,095 4.6%
785 Cypress, California 49,064 5.2%
786 St. Louis Park, Minnesota 49,029 11.0%
787 Madison, Alabama 48,861 63.9%
788 East Lansing, Michigan 48,844 4.8%
789 Middletown, Ohio 48,823 -5.4%
790 Portage, Michigan 48,816 8.6%
791 Kannapolis, North Carolina 48,806 30.5%
792 Rancho Santa Margarita, California 48,793 3.7%
793 Cedar Hill, Texas 48,710 48.6%
794 Lawrence, Indiana 48,704 24.5%
795 Ceres, California 48,697 39.7%
796 Saginaw, Michigan 48,677 -20.9%
797 Texas City, Texas 48,558 16.2%
798 Covina, California 48,462 3.2%
799 Niagara Falls, New York 48,460 -12.7%
800 Monroe, Louisiana 48,371 -8.7%
801 Sheboygan, Wisconsin 48,329 -4.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 48,806 791
2016 47,839 798
2015 46,144 822
2014 45,245 826
2013 44,359 830
2012 43,782 833
2011 43,147 840
2010 42,625 837
2009 43,404 809
2008 42,720 810
2007 41,559 825
2006 40,129 849
2005 38,966 859
2004 38,546 861
2003 38,340 859
2002 38,173 857
2001 37,869 864
2000 37,391 861
1990 32,404 863