Latest Data (2017)
Population 29,590
Nationwide Rank 1282

Quick Facts

New Bern, North Carolina is the 1,282nd largest city in the United States as of 2017.

New Bern, North Carolina is a city.

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

New Bern, North Carolina is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 74% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

New Bern, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1272 Morristown, Tennessee 29,771 12.3%
1273 Highland Park, Illinois 29,767 -1.8%
1274 East Palo Alto, California 29,765 -0.6%
1275 Port Chester, New York 29,711 6.5%
1276 Oak Park, Michigan 29,654 -8.4%
1277 Suisun City, California 29,639 12.7%
1278 Crown Point, Indiana 29,625 49.2%
1279 New Iberia, Louisiana 29,620 -9.0%
1280 Saratoga Springs, Utah 29,608 2257.3%
1281 Jamestown, New York 29,591 -7.2%
1282 New Bern, North Carolina 29,590 27.1%
1283 American Fork, Utah 29,527 30.4%
1284 Syracuse, Utah 29,507 198.0%
1285 Fitchburg, Wisconsin 29,485 43.0%
1286 Niles, Illinois 29,482 -1.8%
1287 Kingman, Arizona 29,472 40.1%
1288 Duluth, Georgia 29,463 27.9%
1289 Chamblee, Georgia 29,428 208.6%
1290 Atwater, California 29,397 26.3%
1291 Russellville, Arkansas 29,318 22.1%
1292 Sahuarita, Arizona 29,318 676.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 29,590 1,282
2016 30,101 1,254
2015 30,070 1,251
2014 30,291 1,228
2013 30,242 1,220
2012 30,316 1,205
2011 30,174 1,191
2010 29,524 1,212
2009 28,992 1,210
2008 28,584 1,215
2007 28,156 1,218
2006 27,508 1,236
2005 26,468 1,269
2004 25,684 1,298
2003 24,361 1,358
2002 23,916 1,362
2001 23,662 1,359
2000 23,270 1,362
1990 20,899 1,316