Latest Data (2016)
Population 34,818
Nationwide Rank 1094

Quick Facts

Monroe, North Carolina is the 1,094th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Monroe, North Carolina is a city.

Monroe, North Carolina is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Monroe had its largest population ever.

Monroe, North Carolina is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 75% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Monroe, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
1084 La Vergne, Tennessee 35,071 85.1%
1085 El Mirage, Arizona 35,043 318.4%
1086 Watertown Town, Massachusetts 35,025
1087 Upper Arlington, Ohio 34,997 3.9%
1088 Merrillville, Indiana 34,994 14.5%
1089 Farmers Branch, Texas 34,988 27.2%
1090 Gahanna, Ohio 34,956 7.4%
1091 Hilliard, Ohio 34,905 43.0%
1092 West Fargo, North Dakota 34,858 124.3%
1093 Pleasant Hill, California 34,853 5.4%
1094 Monroe, North Carolina 34,818 27.1%
1095 Lauderdale Lakes, Florida 34,790 11.3%
1096 Brunswick, Ohio 34,756 3.5%
1097 Stow, Ohio 34,711 7.0%
1098 University City, Missouri 34,706 -7.9%
1099 McMinnville, Oregon 34,690 29.9%
1100 Vestavia Hills, Alabama 34,688 12.2%
1101 Beverly Hills, California 34,687 2.3%
1102 Richmond, Kentucky 34,652 25.0%
1103 Torrington, Connecticut 34,646 -1.6%
1104 Mount Vernon, Washington 34,590 29.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
523 Jacksonville 67,784 3.0%
627 Chapel Hill 59,246 23.3%
676 Rocky Mount 55,466 -5.7%
688 Huntersville 54,839 109.7%
719 Burlington 52,709 14.7%
761 Wilson 49,620 10.1%
798 Kannapolis 47,839 27.9%
810 Apex 47,349 122.9%
931 Hickory 40,567 7.6%
943 Wake Forest 40,112 206.7%
997 Indian Trail 38,222 180.5%
1044 Mooresville 36,543 87.4%
1065 Goldsboro 35,792 -10.8%
1094 Monroe 34,818 27.1%
1119 Salisbury 34,001 11.1%
1145 Holly Springs 33,260 228.5%
1199 Matthews 31,495 36.4%
1254 New Bern 30,101 29.3%
1285 Sanford 29,128 24.1%
1300 Garner 28,776 52.8%
1315 Cornelius 28,515 101.2%
1381 Thomasville 27,030 10.2%
1406 Statesville 26,506 12.6%
1421 Mint Hill 26,236 51.8%
1428 Asheboro 26,141 17.7%
1440 Fuquay-Varina 25,865 215.5%
1513 Morrisville 24,732 344.1%
1553 Kernersville 24,066 27.6%
1704 Lumberton 21,499 1.7%
1716 Carrboro 21,265 20.1%
1738 Kinston 20,923 -12.1%
1791 Clayton 20,260 135.7%
1792 Shelby 20,260 -2.8%
1794 Havelock 20,244 -9.8%
1800 Clemmons 20,079 26.8%
1883 Lexington 19,105 -4.1%
1904 Leland 18,843 357.0%
1905 Boone 18,834 39.1%
1978 Lenoir 17,973 -0.8%
1981 Elizabeth City 17,926 3.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 34,818 1,094
2015 34,623 1,089
2014 34,331 1,085
2013 33,975 1,089
2012 33,641 1,086
2011 33,281 1,095
2010 32,797 1,097
2009 33,436 1,055
2008 32,741 1,067
2007 31,773 1,087
2006 30,541 1,122
2005 29,583 1,136
2004 29,087 1,145
2003 28,795 1,143
2002 28,182 1,159
2001 28,009 1,156
2000 27,388 1,169
1990 19,102 1,432