Latest Data (2017)
Population 35,065
Nationwide Rank 1099

Quick Facts

Monroe, North Carolina is the 1,099th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Monroe, North Carolina is a city.

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

Monroe, North Carolina is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 76% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Monroe, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1089 La Porte, Texas 35,371 10.3%
1090 Waxahachie, Texas 35,340 62.9%
1091 Upper Arlington, Ohio 35,337 4.9%
1092 Gahanna, Ohio 35,297 8.4%
1093 East Point, Georgia 35,282 -12.9%
1094 Peachtree City, Georgia 35,262 11.1%
1095 Holly Springs, North Carolina 35,223 247.9%
1096 El Mirage, Arizona 35,216 320.4%
1097 Clermont, Florida 35,211 237.3%
1098 Goldsboro, North Carolina 35,197 -12.3%
1099 Monroe, North Carolina 35,065 28.0%
1100 Mount Vernon, Washington 35,051 30.9%
1101 Pleasant Hill, California 34,987 5.8%
1102 Merrillville, Indiana 34,871 14.1%
1103 Brunswick, Ohio 34,867 3.9%
1104 Oswego, Illinois 34,833 150.6%
1105 Stow, Ohio 34,769 7.1%
1106 Mount Juliet, Tennessee 34,726 145.0%
1107 Riviera Beach, Florida 34,674 15.9%
1108 Leawood, Kansas 34,659 24.7%
1109 Tooele, Utah 34,628 49.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
628 Chapel Hill 59,862 24.6%
672 Huntersville 56,212 115.0%
701 Rocky Mount 54,523 -7.3%
728 Burlington 53,077 15.5%
759 Apex 50,451 137.6%
776 Wilson 49,348 9.5%
791 Kannapolis 48,806 30.5%
903 Wake Forest 42,269 223.2%
939 Hickory 40,611 7.7%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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