Latest Data (2017)
Population 24,386
Nationwide Rank 1546

Quick Facts

Kernersville, North Carolina is the 1,546th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Kernersville, North Carolina is a town.

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

Kernersville, North Carolina is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 78% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Kernersville, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1536 Staunton, Virginia 24,528 2.8%
1537 Bainbridge Island, Washington 24,522 20.1%
1538 Elk River, Minnesota 24,506 46.8%
1539 Bridgeton, New Jersey 24,505 7.7%
1540 Norton Shores, Michigan 24,501 8.5%
1541 Ottumwa, Iowa 24,454 -1.9%
1542 Inkster, Michigan 24,453 -18.7%
1543 South Plainfield, New Jersey 24,435 11.7%
1544 Norfolk, Nebraska 24,434 4.4%
1545 Coronado, California 24,417 1.1%
1546 Kernersville, North Carolina 24,386 29.3%
1547 Trotwood, Ohio 24,386 -10.9%
1548 Denison, Texas 24,380 7.3%
1549 Rosemount, Minnesota 24,344 64.2%
1550 Seal Beach, California 24,326 0.6%
1551 Fort Dodge, Iowa 24,305 -7.5%
1552 Haines City, Florida 24,304 67.0%
1553 Peekskill, New York 24,272 7.7%
1554 Ridgeland, Mississippi 24,266 19.3%
1555 Erie, Colorado 24,234 269.7%
1556 Ponca City, Oklahoma 24,220 -6.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 24,386 1,546
2016 24,066 1,553
2015 23,811 1,564
2014 23,739 1,551
2013 23,567 1,546
2012 23,452 1,545
2011 23,309 1,549
2010 23,123 1,539
2009 23,193 1,514
2008 22,804 1,520
2007 22,589 1,521
2006 21,914 1,551
2005 21,070 1,587
2004 20,342 1,612
2003 19,934 1,633
2002 19,759 1,628
2001 19,205 1,650
2000 18,849 1,669
1990 12,015 2,127