Latest Data (2017)
Population 19,976
Nationwide Rank 1823

Quick Facts

Leland, North Carolina is the 1,823rd largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Leland, North Carolina is a town.

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

Leland, North Carolina is growing extremely quickly. It is growing faster than 98% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Leland, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1813 Albany, California 20,143 22.0%
1814 Nogales, Arizona 20,076 -3.9%
1815 Ferndale, Michigan 20,070 -9.0%
1816 West Chester, Pennsylvania 20,060 12.2%
1817 Parma Heights, Ohio 20,053 -7.3%
1818 Shelby, North Carolina 20,018 -3.9%
1819 Glassboro, New Jersey 20,011 4.9%
1820 Havelock, North Carolina 20,008 -10.9%
1821 Miamisburg, Ohio 19,985 2.1%
1822 Germantown, Wisconsin 19,982 9.0%
1823 Leland, North Carolina 19,976 384.5%
1824 Oregon, Ohio 19,973 3.4%
1825 Sand Springs, Oklahoma 19,909 13.3%
1826 Ozark, Missouri 19,905 93.9%
1827 Lake Zurich, Illinois 19,903 7.2%
1828 Payson, Utah 19,892 51.4%
1829 Forest Lake, Minnesota 19,879 36.9%
1830 Monroe, Michigan 19,875 -9.8%
1831 Port Angeles, Washington 19,872 7.8%
1832 Norwood, Ohio 19,870 -7.9%
1833 Fernley, Nevada 19,863 137.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 19,976 1,823
2016 18,843 1,904
2015 17,924 1,975
2014 17,015 2,028
2013 16,022 2,118
2012 15,123 2,206
2011 14,535 2,256
2010 13,527 2,373
2009 5,936 4,151
2008 5,155 4,495
2007 4,926 4,593
2006 4,703 4,689
2005 4,501 4,780
2004 4,352 4,856
2003 4,272 4,880
2002 4,215 4,894
2001 4,190 4,895
2000 4,123 4,929
1990 1,860 7,202