Latest Data (2018)
Population 30,113
Nationwide Rank 1270

Quick Facts

New Bern, North Carolina is the 1,270th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

New Bern, North Carolina is a city.

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

New Bern, North Carolina is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 73% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

New Bern, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1260 North Tonawanda, New York 30,372 -8.4%
1261 San Carlos, California 30,364 9.4%
1262 Atascadero, California 30,330 14.3%
1263 Kingman, Arizona 30,314 44.1%
1264 LaGrange, Georgia 30,291 14.7%
1265 Sahuarita, Arizona 30,282 701.5%
1266 North Royalton, Ohio 30,239 5.3%
1267 Ballwin, Missouri 30,188 -3.5%
1268 Fitchburg, Wisconsin 30,170 46.3%
1269 Elizabethtown, Kentucky 30,157 33.3%
1270 New Bern, North Carolina 30,113 29.4%
1271 Crown Point, Indiana 30,059 51.4%
1272 Madison Heights, Michigan 30,039 -3.2%
1273 Santa Paula, California 30,011 4.3%
1274 Walnut, California 30,006 -0.2%
1275 Texarkana, Arkansas 29,972 7.6%
1276 Morristown, Tennessee 29,926 12.9%
1277 Sanford, North Carolina 29,917 27.5%
1278 Greenville, Mississippi 29,898 -27.7%
1279 Westfield, New Jersey 29,881 0.7%
1280 Rahway, New Jersey 29,880 12.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
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%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 30,113 1,270
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