Latest Data (2018)
Population 49,761
Nationwide Rank 779

Quick Facts

Kannapolis, North Carolina is the 779th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Kannapolis, North Carolina is a city.

Kannapolis, North Carolina is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Kannapolis had its largest population ever.

Kannapolis, North Carolina is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 70% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Kannapolis, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
769 Galveston, Texas 50,457 -12.2%
770 Madison, Alabama 50,440 69.2%
771 Stillwater, Oklahoma 50,391 28.3%
772 Little Elm, Texas 50,314 1014.6%
773 Lakewood, Ohio 50,100 -11.3%
774 Newark, Ohio 50,029 7.9%
775 Maricopa, Arizona 50,024 2761.7%
776 Azusa, California 49,958 11.4%
777 Mishawaka, Indiana 49,931 6.2%
778 Twin Falls, Idaho 49,764 42.3%
779 Kannapolis, North Carolina 49,761 33.0%
780 Poway, California 49,704 3.0%
781 Enid, Oklahoma 49,585 5.6%
782 Bedford, Texas 49,464 4.7%
783 Dunwoody, Georgia 49,459
784 Downers Grove, Illinois 49,387 -0.5%
785 Troy, New York 49,374 0.3%
786 Wilson, North Carolina 49,329 9.4%
787 Murray, Utah 49,308 8.2%
788 Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 49,272 -0.2%
789 Beaumont, California 49,241 331.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
345 Concord 94,130 66.2%
350 Greenville 93,137 48.3%
354 Asheville 92,452 26.8%
455 Gastonia 77,024 13.9%
495 Jacksonville 72,896 10.8%
616 Chapel Hill 60,988 26.9%
671 Huntersville 57,098 118.3%
712 Rocky Mount 54,242 -7.7%
724 Apex 53,852 153.6%
726 Burlington 53,748 17.0%
779 Kannapolis 49,761 33.0%
786 Wilson 49,329 9.4%
879 Wake Forest 44,046 236.8%
946 Hickory 40,925 8.5%
984 Indian Trail 39,619 190.8%
1008 Mooresville 38,431 97.1%
1052 Holly Springs 36,749 263.0%
1101 Monroe 35,311 28.9%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 49,761 779
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