Latest Data (2018)
Population 9,600
Nationwide Rank 3160

Quick Facts

Morehead City, North Carolina is the 3,160th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Morehead City, North Carolina is a town.

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

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

Morehead City, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
3150 Hamburg, New York 9,691 -3.9%
3151 Winfield, Illinois 9,690 9.6%
3152 Marysville, Michigan 9,687 0.0%
3153 Chillicothe, Missouri 9,673 7.8%
3154 Parsons, Kansas 9,665 -15.7%
3155 Boaz, Alabama 9,656 24.5%
3156 Russellville, Alabama 9,650 7.6%
3157 St. Pete Beach, Florida 9,649 -2.9%
3158 Clay, Alabama 9,646 10.9%
3159 Howell, Michigan 9,618 2.8%
3160 Morehead City, North Carolina 9,600 21.7%
3161 Bristol, Pennsylvania 9,598 -3.4%
3162 Ecorse, Michigan 9,592 -14.6%
3163 Orange Cove, California 9,571 21.8%
3164 Willoughby Hills, Ohio 9,571 11.4%
3165 Helotes, Texas 9,567 79.6%
3166 Rainbow City, Alabama 9,565 12.9%
3167 Alexandria, Kentucky 9,549 11.7%
3168 Washington, North Carolina 9,536 -1.9%
3169 Mound, Minnesota 9,530 0.9%
3170 Silver City, New Mexico 9,529 -9.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1914 Lexington 18,917 -5.0%
1991 Lenoir 17,938 -1.0%
2038 Elizabeth City 17,558 1.8%
2049 Knightdale 17,423 176.0%
2121 Morganton 16,555 -4.9%
2149 Pinehurst 16,320 66.3%
2167 Waxhaw 16,181 424.6%
2169 Mount Holly 16,135 66.7%
2175 Albemarle 16,106 0.5%
2176 Harrisburg 16,075 242.3%
2199 Stallings 15,892 120.5%
2208 Hope Mills 15,800 29.6%
2228 Mebane 15,589 104.0%
2275 Graham 15,086 14.0%
2281 Laurinburg 15,033 -5.8%
2288 Henderson 14,936 -8.6%
2295 Eden 14,870 -6.1%
2331 Roanoke Rapids 14,495 -14.6%
2362 Southern Pines 14,277 28.4%
2377 Hendersonville 14,107 23.3%
2392 Reidsville 14,013 -4.3%
2395 Lewisville 13,999 19.4%
2518 Newton 13,129 3.2%
2554 Davidson 12,921 77.9%
2590 Smithfield 12,669 14.7%
2614 Belmont 12,495 40.4%
2704 Spring Lake 12,005 -3.9%
2725 Elon 11,851 73.8%
2788 Archdale 11,502 26.4%
2827 Summerfield 11,278 64.0%
2879 Weddington 10,949 61.6%
2880 Lincolnton 10,945 8.3%
2883 Kings Mountain 10,933 6.2%
2900 Tarboro 10,844 -3.3%
3028 Mount Airy 10,260 -5.6%
3058 Waynesville 10,112 5.5%
3113 Winterville 9,845 102.4%
3142 Dunn 9,718 4.5%
3160 Morehead City 9,600 21.7%
3168 Washington 9,536 -1.9%
3283 Wesley Chapel 8,984 234.8%
3310 Pineville 8,897 47.0%
3330 Oxford 8,807 4.6%
3342 Rockingham 8,776 -8.1%
3415 Clinton 8,529 -1.0%
3454 Conover 8,400 24.3%
3473 Fletcher 8,333 96.3%
3485 Roxboro 8,303 -4.6%
3532 Siler City 8,205 15.6%
3546 Black Mountain 8,148 8.0%
3556 Rolesville 8,111 719.2%
3570 Oak Island 8,072 21.0%
3633 Brevard 7,900 15.9%
3643 Marion 7,871 14.6%
3662 Butner 7,820 21.1%
3667 Wendell 7,809 76.7%
3693 Aberdeen 7,708 119.3%
3802 Mills River 7,359 28.7%
3836 Gibsonville 7,257 55.2%
3838 Hillsborough 7,239 31.9%
3855 Kill Devil Hills 7,202 21.8%
3870 Forest City 7,153 -5.0%
3911 Unionville 7,041 41.0%
3926 Oak Ridge 6,977 68.6%
3950 Selma 6,913 13.3%
3957 King 6,877 14.0%
4047 Trinity 6,627 -1.4%
4063 Marvin 6,592 357.7%
4067 Woodfin 6,582 17.8%
4150 Carolina Beach 6,354 24.2%
4153 Hamlet 6,340 2.1%
4221 Boiling Spring Lakes 6,137 102.5%
4260 Cherryville 6,026 8.9%
4342 St. James 5,837 569.3%
4419 Zebulon 5,646 37.8%
4464 Nashville 5,531 24.7%
4468 Bessemer City 5,527 3.6%
4509 Stokesdale 5,458 66.9%
4558 Whiteville 5,340 3.4%
4578 Mocksville 5,291 24.4%
4582 Wadesboro 5,287 -5.5%
4590 Williamston 5,273 -11.2%
4599 Angier 5,253 55.5%
4633 Sawmills 5,186 4.8%
4647 Walkertown 5,150 23.7%
4662 Ayden 5,116 8.6%
4687 Erwin 5,078 12.5%
4724 Archer Lodge 5,014
4750 Raeford 4,962 29.8%
4780 Long View 4,917 3.6%
4793 Pleasant Garden 4,907 3.9%
4819 Midway 4,873 8.1%
4860 Ahoskie 4,801 -2.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 9,600 3,160
2017 9,303 3,199
2016 9,402 3,169
2015 9,347 3,162
2014 9,258 3,173
2013 9,203 3,180
2012 9,042 3,202
2011 8,827 3,232
2010 8,661 3,255
2009 9,680 2,998
2008 9,508 3,019
2007 9,414 3,026
2006 9,285 3,020
2005 8,856 3,107
2004 8,520 3,172
2003 8,164 3,248
2002 7,967 3,292
2001 7,910 3,292
2000 7,885 3,276
1990 7,597 3,038