What is the current population of Raleigh?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Raleigh is 474,069. Raleigh, North Carolina is the 41st largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Raleigh?

The current population of Raleigh (474,069) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Raleigh growing?

Raleigh has grown 63.3% since the 2000. Raleigh, North Carolina is growing extremely quickly; it is growing faster than 94% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Is Raleigh the biggest city in North Carolina?

No, Raleigh is the second largest city in the state of North Carolina based on population. The biggest city, Charlotte, is 1.9x bigger than Raleigh.

What county is Raleigh, North Carolina in?

Parts of Raleigh are located within Durham County and Wake County.

What is the population density of Raleigh, North Carolina?

Raleigh has a population density of 2,826.3 people per square mile. Raleigh has the 2nd highest population density in North Carolina.

What is the size of Raleigh, North Carolina in square miles?

Raleigh has an area of 142.9 square miles. Raleigh is the 3rd largest city, by area, in North Carolina.

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 474,069 41
2018 469,298 41
2017 464,758 41
2016 458,880 41
2015 451,066 42
2014 439,896 43
2013 431,746 43
2012 423,179 42
2011 413,766 43
2010 403,892 43
2009 405,612 45
2008 393,692 46
2007 379,106 47
2006 363,267 50
2005 347,681 53
2004 332,728 54
2003 322,083 57
2002 313,829 59
2001 302,642 59
2000 290,184 60
1990 220,425 74

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
31 Milwaukee, Wisconsin 590,157 -1.1%
32 Albuquerque, New Mexico 560,513 24.4%
33 Tucson, Arizona 548,073 11.9%
34 Fresno, California 531,576 23.4%
35 Mesa, Arizona 518,012 28.5%
36 Sacramento, California 513,624 25.5%
37 Atlanta, Georgia 506,811 20.2%
38 Kansas City, Missouri 495,327 11.9%
39 Colorado Springs, Colorado 478,221 32.0%
40 Omaha, Nebraska 478,192 16.6%
41 Raleigh, North Carolina 474,069 63.3%
42 Miami, Florida 467,963 28.8%
43 Long Beach, California 462,628 0.0%
44 Virginia Beach, Virginia 449,974 5.4%
45 Oakland, California 433,031 8.0%
46 Minneapolis, Minnesota 429,606 12.3%
47 Tulsa, Oklahoma 401,190 2.1%
48 Tampa, Florida 399,700 31.4%
49 Arlington, Texas 398,854 19.1%
50 New Orleans, Louisiana 390,144 -19.3%
51 Wichita, Kansas 389,938 10.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
15 Charlotte 885,708 55.4%
41 Raleigh 474,069 63.3%
67 Greensboro 296,710 29.8%
74 Durham 278,993 47.7%
90 Winston-Salem 247,945 22.6%

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