Latest Data (2017)
Population 14,787
Nationwide Rank 2294

Quick Facts

Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina is the 2,294th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina is a city.

Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina is currently 13.0% smaller than it was in 2000, the year of its peak recorded population.

Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina's growth is extremely below average. 97% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2284 Greeneville, Tennessee 14,888 -3.2%
2285 Hereford, Texas 14,888 2.3%
2286 Natchez, Mississippi 14,886 -18.9%
2287 Scottsbluff, Nebraska 14,874 -0.1%
2288 Chubbuck, Idaho 14,869 52.6%
2289 Buford, Georgia 14,868 32.5%
2290 Henderson, North Carolina 14,852 -9.1%
2291 Hugo, Minnesota 14,828 124.7%
2292 Graham, North Carolina 14,814 11.9%
2293 Beech Grove, Indiana 14,795 -0.4%
2294 Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina 14,787 -12.9%
2295 Dumas, Texas 14,785 7.3%
2296 Kilgore, Texas 14,782 30.9%
2297 Sterling, Illinois 14,766 -6.5%
2298 Mastic Beach, New York 14,762
2299 Warsaw, Indiana 14,748 16.2%
2300 Thibodaux, Louisiana 14,713 2.0%
2301 Hayden, Idaho 14,693 55.3%
2302 Jennings, Missouri 14,674 -5.0%
2303 Batavia, New York 14,661 -9.6%
2304 Morris, Illinois 14,651 21.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 14,787 2,294
2016 15,171 2,241
2015 15,345 2,220
2014 15,495 2,185
2013 15,623 2,168
2012 15,692 2,140
2011 15,770 2,125
2010 15,754 2,105
2009 16,190 2,036
2008 16,327 2,011
2007 16,346 1,991
2006 16,338 1,961
2005 16,299 1,947
2004 16,334 1,925
2003 16,436 1,894
2002 16,590 1,870
2001 16,724 1,840
2000 16,991 1,811
1990 16,389 1,643