Latest Data (2018)
Population 24,767
Nationwide Rank 1529

Quick Facts

Kernersville, North Carolina is the 1,529th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Kernersville, North Carolina is a town.

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

Kernersville, North Carolina is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 77% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Kernersville, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1519 Walker, Michigan 24,880 12.9%
1520 Paducah, Kentucky 24,850 -5.4%
1521 Bainbridge Island, Washington 24,846 21.6%
1522 Elk River, Minnesota 24,845 48.8%
1523 Paris, Texas 24,839 -3.6%
1524 Burlington, Iowa 24,838 -7.2%
1525 Hastings, Nebraska 24,822 -0.2%
1526 Selma, California 24,807 25.8%
1527 Ardmore, Oklahoma 24,795 4.7%
1528 Riverbank, California 24,780 56.7%
1529 Kernersville, North Carolina 24,767 31.3%
1530 Emporia, Kansas 24,765 -7.7%
1531 Derby, Kansas 24,721 34.6%
1532 Sandusky, Ohio 24,714 -11.1%
1533 Hazleton, Pennsylvania 24,703 6.1%
1534 Athens, Ohio 24,688 15.5%
1535 Crestview, Florida 24,664 64.7%
1536 Norfolk, Nebraska 24,651 5.4%
1537 Westmont, Illinois 24,647 -1.0%
1538 Harvey, Illinois 24,641 -17.7%
1539 West Memphis, Arkansas 24,636 -11.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
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%
1529 Kernersville 24,767 31.3%
1648 Clayton 22,850 165.8%
1687 Leland 22,070 435.2%
1740 Carrboro 21,314 20.3%
1771 Lumberton 20,840 -1.3%
1790 Clemmons 20,563 29.9%
1812 Havelock 20,232 -9.9%
1824 Kinston 20,083 -15.6%
1832 Shelby 20,038 -3.8%
1867 Boone 19,562 44.5%
1914 Lexington 18,917 -5.0%
1991 Lenoir 17,938 -1.0%
2038 Elizabeth City 17,558 1.8%
2049 Knightdale 17,423 176.0%
2121 Morganton 16,555 -4.9%
2149 Pinehurst 16,320 66.3%
2167 Waxhaw 16,181 424.6%
2169 Mount Holly 16,135 66.7%
2175 Albemarle 16,106 0.5%
2176 Harrisburg 16,075 242.3%
2199 Stallings 15,892 120.5%
2208 Hope Mills 15,800 29.6%
2228 Mebane 15,589 104.0%
2275 Graham 15,086 14.0%
2281 Laurinburg 15,033 -5.8%
2288 Henderson 14,936 -8.6%
2295 Eden 14,870 -6.1%
2331 Roanoke Rapids 14,495 -14.6%
2362 Southern Pines 14,277 28.4%
2377 Hendersonville 14,107 23.3%
2392 Reidsville 14,013 -4.3%
2395 Lewisville 13,999 19.4%
2518 Newton 13,129 3.2%
2554 Davidson 12,921 77.9%
2590 Smithfield 12,669 14.7%
2614 Belmont 12,495 40.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 24,767 1,529
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