Latest Data (2017)
Population 9,303
Nationwide Rank 3199

Quick Facts

Morehead City, North Carolina is the 3,199th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Morehead City, North Carolina is a town.

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

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

Morehead City, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
3189 Tomah, Wisconsin 9,369 11.0%
3190 La Plata, Maryland 9,365 40.7%
3191 Anthony, New Mexico 9,339
3192 Louisville, Ohio 9,335 4.1%
3193 Flossmoor, Illinois 9,332 -0.1%
3194 Bethalto, Illinois 9,327 -2.5%
3195 Pike Road, Alabama 9,322 197.8%
3196 North College Hill, Ohio 9,309 -7.2%
3197 Hondo, Texas 9,305 17.6%
3198 Victoria, Minnesota 9,305 100.3%
3199 Morehead City, North Carolina 9,303 17.9%
3200 Fairview, Oregon 9,302 21.5%
3201 Versailles, Kentucky 9,292 17.5%
3202 Saline, Michigan 9,291 15.0%
3203 Lock Haven, Pennsylvania 9,284 1.5%
3204 Hartland, Wisconsin 9,279 16.0%
3205 Lynwood, Illinois 9,279 16.0%
3206 Middletown, Pennsylvania 9,270 1.8%
3207 Rensselaer, New York 9,264 17.5%
3208 Leonia, New Jersey 9,262 3.9%
3209 Valley, Alabama 9,259 -2.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
3065 Waynesville 9,971 4.0%
3122 Dunn 9,734 4.7%
3136 Winterville 9,654 98.5%
3151 Washington 9,571 -1.5%
3199 Morehead City 9,303 17.9%
3309 Rockingham 8,846 -7.4%
3311 Wesley Chapel 8,841 229.5%
3338 Oxford 8,752 3.9%
3340 Pineville 8,746 44.5%
3398 Clinton 8,539 -0.9%
3444 Conover 8,368 23.8%
3479 Roxboro 8,290 -4.8%
3500 Fletcher 8,233 93.9%
3510 Siler City 8,190 15.4%
3530 Black Mountain 8,150 8.0%
3611 Brevard 7,890 15.8%
3648 Oak Island 7,789 16.8%
3654 Butner 7,778 20.5%
3690 Rolesville 7,666 674.3%
3698 Marion 7,640 11.2%
3704 Aberdeen 7,625 116.9%
3814 Mills River 7,294 27.5%
3829 Wendell 7,261 64.3%
3836 Hillsborough 7,231 31.7%
3842 Forest City 7,210 -4.2%
3872 Kill Devil Hills 7,117 20.4%
3881 Gibsonville 7,096 51.8%
3930 Oak Ridge 6,917 67.2%
3933 King 6,904 14.4%
4008 Unionville 6,705 34.2%
4014 Selma 6,684 9.6%
4030 Trinity 6,628 -1.4%
4090 Marvin 6,490 350.6%
4091 Woodfin 6,489 16.2%
4154 Hamlet 6,314 1.7%
4160 Carolina Beach 6,270 22.6%
4251 Boiling Spring Lakes 6,028 98.9%
4266 Cherryville 5,978 8.1%
4462 St. James 5,514 532.3%
4475 Nashville 5,487 23.7%
4481 Bessemer City 5,472 2.6%
4507 Stokesdale 5,413 65.5%
4514 Whiteville 5,396 4.5%
4564 Williamston 5,302 -10.7%
4578 Wadesboro 5,276 -5.7%
4583 Mocksville 5,271 23.9%
4585 Zebulon 5,268 28.6%
4624 Sawmills 5,180 4.7%
4637 Ayden 5,143 9.1%
4648 Walkertown 5,120 23.0%
4674 Angier 5,091 50.7%
4758 Raeford 4,934 29.1%
4768 Erwin 4,919 8.9%
4780 Archer Lodge 4,903
4793 Long View 4,886 2.9%
4805 Ahoskie 4,874 -1.1%
4808 Pleasant Garden 4,869 3.1%
4844 Midway 4,792 6.3%
4889 Edenton 4,708 -5.6%
4892 Farmville 4,706 6.1%
4900 Dallas 4,698 25.0%
4901 Boiling Springs 4,687 20.5%
4917 Granite Falls 4,659 0.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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