Latest Data (2018)
Population 35,311
Nationwide Rank 1101

Quick Facts

Monroe, North Carolina is the 1,101st largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Monroe, North Carolina is a city.

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

Monroe, North Carolina is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 71% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Monroe, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1091 Prattville, Alabama 35,662 36.5%
1092 Eagle Mountain, Utah 35,616 1096.7%
1093 Gahanna, Ohio 35,551 9.2%
1094 Manhattan Beach, California 35,532 4.5%
1095 Upper Arlington, Ohio 35,522 5.5%
1096 Wildwood, Missouri 35,517 7.4%
1097 Lufkin, Texas 35,510 6.4%
1098 Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota 35,481 18.7%
1099 La Porte, Texas 35,423 10.4%
1100 Richmond, Indiana 35,353 -9.5%
1101 Monroe, North Carolina 35,311 28.9%
1102 Tooele, Utah 35,251 52.4%
1103 Oswego, Illinois 35,237 153.5%
1104 Gadsden, Alabama 35,157 -9.5%
1105 Lebanon, Tennessee 35,050 70.9%
1106 Pleasant Hill, California 34,903 5.5%
1107 Brunswick, Ohio 34,897 4.0%
1108 Stow, Ohio 34,857 7.4%
1109 East Point, Georgia 34,849 -14.0%
1110 Riviera Beach, Florida 34,834 16.5%
1111 Merrillville, Indiana 34,750 13.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
616 Chapel Hill 60,988 26.9%
671 Huntersville 57,098 118.3%
712 Rocky Mount 54,242 -7.7%
724 Apex 53,852 153.6%
726 Burlington 53,748 17.0%
779 Kannapolis 49,761 33.0%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 35,311 1,101
2017 35,065 1,099
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