Latest Data (2017)
Population 15,849
Nationwide Rank 2187

Quick Facts

Knightdale, North Carolina is the 2,187th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Knightdale, North Carolina is a town.

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

Knightdale, North Carolina is growing extremely quickly. It is growing faster than 96% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Knightdale, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2177 Aurora, Ohio 15,982 17.0%
2178 Hernando, Mississippi 15,981 97.6%
2179 Albemarle, North Carolina 15,977 -0.2%
2180 Auburndale, Florida 15,973 34.2%
2181 Boulder City, Nevada 15,971 6.2%
2182 Grandville, Michigan 15,970 -2.1%
2183 Lebanon, Indiana 15,959 11.0%
2184 Dyer, Indiana 15,941 14.2%
2185 Lake St. Louis, Missouri 15,936 55.6%
2186 Shelbyville, Kentucky 15,872 55.5%
2187 Knightdale, North Carolina 15,849 151.0%
2188 Frankfort, Indiana 15,827 -5.7%
2189 Live Oak, Texas 15,820 65.5%
2190 Fillmore, California 15,812 14.9%
2191 Dublin, Georgia 15,811 -2.1%
2192 Shively, Kentucky 15,800 6.0%
2193 Heber, Utah 15,792 108.6%
2194 Groves, Texas 15,769 0.4%
2195 Asbury Park, New Jersey 15,767 -7.1%
2196 Clarksdale, Mississippi 15,732 -23.5%
2197 Harrisburg, North Carolina 15,728 234.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
2677 Belmont 12,046 35.3%
2771 Archdale 11,518 26.5%
2831 Summerfield 11,198 62.9%
2880 Tarboro 10,856 -3.2%
2890 Kings Mountain 10,791 4.8%
2892 Lincolnton 10,776 6.6%
2893 Weddington 10,773 59.0%
3018 Mount Airy 10,232 -5.9%
3020 Elon 10,227 50.0%
3065 Waynesville 9,971 4.0%
3122 Dunn 9,734 4.7%
3136 Winterville 9,654 98.5%
3151 Washington 9,571 -1.5%
3199 Morehead City 9,303 17.9%
3309 Rockingham 8,846 -7.4%
3311 Wesley Chapel 8,841 229.5%
3338 Oxford 8,752 3.9%
3340 Pineville 8,746 44.5%
3398 Clinton 8,539 -0.9%
3444 Conover 8,368 23.8%
3479 Roxboro 8,290 -4.8%
3500 Fletcher 8,233 93.9%
3510 Siler City 8,190 15.4%
3530 Black Mountain 8,150 8.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 15,849 2,187
2016 14,794 2,283
2015 14,256 2,333
2014 13,871 2,371
2013 13,291 2,434
2012 12,724 2,514
2011 12,050 2,593
2010 11,401 2,687
2009 10,160 2,909
2008 8,159 3,353
2007 7,485 3,554
2006 6,756 3,766
2005 6,623 3,790
2004 6,506 3,805
2003 6,440 3,819
2002 6,391 3,826
2001 6,356 3,826
2000 6,312 3,820
1990 2,153 6,644