Latest Data (2017)
Population 2,342
Nationwide Rank 7014

Quick Facts

Surf City, North Carolina is the 7,014th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Surf City, North Carolina is a town.

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

Surf City, North Carolina is growing extremely quickly. It is growing faster than 93% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
7004 Enfield, North Carolina 2,347 -4.2%
7005 Harrisburg, Arkansas 2,347 7.0%
7006 Houston, Alaska 2,347 93.8%
7007 Ina, Illinois 2,347 -4.5%
7008 West Union, Iowa 2,346 -7.9%
7009 Amboy, Illinois 2,344 -10.7%
7010 Crosby, Minnesota 2,344 2.0%
7011 Brewster, Washington 2,343 3.6%
7012 East Jordan, Michigan 2,343 -6.3%
7013 St. Paul, Nebraska 2,342 5.4%
7014 Surf City, North Carolina 2,342 58.6%
7015 Canton, Missouri 2,340 -8.4%
7016 Hermann, Missouri 2,340 -12.8%
7017 Waynesboro, Tennessee 2,337 5.0%
7018 Loxley, Alabama 2,336 47.2%
7019 Aliceville, Alabama 2,335 -9.1%
7020 East Bernard, Texas 2,335 3.0%
7021 Hudson Oaks, Texas 2,335 39.9%
7022 Panorama Village, Texas 2,334 17.8%
7023 Flandreau, South Dakota 2,333 -1.6%
7024 Herington, Kansas 2,332 -8.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
4917 Granite Falls 4,659 0.5%
4926 Mount Olive 4,650 2.0%
4949 Newport 4,617 37.7%
5001 Creedmoor 4,518 87.5%
5057 Valdese 4,431 -5.7%
5096 Cramerton 4,376 46.3%
5169 North Wilkesboro 4,276 2.5%
5174 Canton 4,272 6.3%
5210 Pittsboro 4,221 77.0%
5215 Spindale 4,218 5.8%
5224 China Grove 4,202 13.9%
5243 Jamestown 4,167 34.4%
5245 Beaufort 4,164 9.7%
5261 Carolina Shores 4,146 120.4%
5271 Randleman 4,131 14.9%
5287 Burgaw 4,110 18.7%
5299 Shallotte 4,092 130.1%
5310 Trent Woods 4,077 -3.4%
5343 Rutherfordton 4,031 -3.4%
5357 Franklin 4,007 4.8%
5387 Elkin 3,978 -4.8%
5392 Gamewell 3,971 3.1%
5401 Wingate 3,959 63.1%
5424 Tabor City 3,922 54.4%
5425 Wallace 3,919 17.0%
5431 Weaverville 3,911 33.4%
5448 Sunset Beach 3,894 83.7%
5525 Lake Park 3,790 77.1%
5543 Fairview 3,770 22.4%
5566 Benson 3,732 23.8%
5572 Southport 3,725 53.0%
5581 Eastover 3,710 -3.2%
5585 Stanley 3,703 20.8%
5588 Hudson 3,698 20.4%
5597 Emerald Isle 3,683 5.6%
5618 Lowell 3,654 36.9%
5650 Midland 3,615 41.1%
5666 Ranlo 3,599 61.4%
5674 Lillington 3,582 22.8%
5719 Louisburg 3,533 10.0%
5752 Kitty Hawk 3,496 16.6%
5753 Plymouth 3,496 -15.4%
5756 Wilkesboro 3,491 9.0%
5764 Elizabethtown 3,473 -9.1%
5789 Red Oak 3,442 26.0%
5809 Maiden 3,419 4.7%
5821 Red Springs 3,408 -2.0%
5886 Flat Rock 3,331 23.6%
5920 Troy 3,301 -6.5%
5925 Whispering Pines 3,297 58.8%
5926 Windsor 3,297 42.3%
5969 Spencer 3,256 -3.0%
6010 Swansboro 3,210 81.7%
6020 Rural Hall 3,196 30.1%
6039 Locust 3,176 24.7%
6097 Polkton 3,125 59.3%
6110 Landis 3,114 2.0%
6117 Warsaw 3,107 1.8%
6123 Wallburg 3,104 8.0%
6167 River Bend 3,065 4.7%
6211 Pembroke 3,016 10.0%
6219 Mineral Springs 3,007 62.3%
6244 Granite Quarry 2,983 32.8%
6266 Murfreesboro 2,963 20.5%
6321 Nags Head 2,904 7.1%
6335 Yadkinville 2,889 1.5%
6344 Southern Shores 2,883 29.9%
6504 Cajah's Mountain 2,735 1.0%
6537 Wentworth 2,713 -2.3%
6565 Marshville 2,690 13.1%
6578 Troutman 2,680 51.7%
6583 Sylva 2,678 9.9%
6606 Grifton 2,663 17.5%
6607 La Grange 2,663 -6.0%
6608 Tobaccoville 2,663 16.5%
6611 Liberty 2,659 0.0%
6644 Wilson's Mills 2,626 92.3%
6659 Fairmont 2,612 0.1%
6680 Bermuda Run 2,593 81.4%
6738 Wrightsville Beach 2,548 -1.6%
6834 Haw River 2,472 29.6%
6846 Carthage 2,463 24.0%
6882 Coats 2,436 30.4%
6918 Mayodan 2,409 -2.3%
6920 Norwood 2,409 -6.8%
6951 Maxton 2,383 -12.2%
6959 Holly Ridge 2,377 186.3%
6998 St. Pauls 2,351 16.8%
7004 Enfield 2,347 -4.2%
7014 Surf City 2,342 58.6%
7052 Laurel Park 2,315 16.6%
7169 Green Level 2,247 3.4%
7186 Jonesville 2,234 -1.2%
7265 Taylorsville 2,179 19.9%
7295 Calabash 2,158 66.5%
7320 Rockwell 2,142 8.6%
7334 Madison 2,134 -5.7%
7337 Franklinton 2,132 21.6%
7338 Spruce Pine 2,130 4.6%
7351 Hertford 2,124 2.4%
7362 Mars Hill 2,118 19.9%
7384 Kure Beach 2,105 35.1%
7438 Four Oaks 2,082 24.3%
7479 Cape Carteret 2,062 66.0%
7496 Belville 2,052 73.0%
7564 Sharpsburg 2,017 -16.7%
7583 Hildebran 2,007 6.3%
7665 Princeville 1,966 92.5%
7672 Badin 1,960 58.1%
7707 Yanceyville 1,944 -9.8%
7746 Pine Level 1,927 26.6%
7785 Mount Pleasant 1,904 31.3%
7794 Scotland Neck 1,899 -19.3%
7800 Navassa 1,895 37.0%
7846 Oakboro 1,875 56.2%
7876 Drexel 1,860 -3.3%
7953 Andrews 1,819 11.4%
8127 Sparta 1,744 -4.1%
8129 Chadbourn 1,742 -17.7%
8160 Hemby Bridge 1,734 22.4%
8240 Richlands 1,698 74.6%
8262 Ramseur 1,691 3.4%
8285 Biscoe 1,678 -0.4%
8325 Bladenboro 1,657 -3.2%
8327 Denton 1,657 1.0%
8352 Connelly Springs 1,642 -10.7%
8365 Burnsville 1,638 1.1%
8367 Murphy 1,638 4.9%
8379 Rose Hill 1,635 22.7%
8419 Tryon 1,615 -8.4%
8423 Bethel 1,612 -8.4%
8501 Belhaven 1,580 -19.7%
8546 Dobson 1,556 6.2%
8563 East Spencer 1,550 -11.6%
8613 Jefferson 1,529 10.5%
8620 Snow Hill 1,526 -1.6%
8621 Weldon 1,526 -14.6%
8638 Kenly 1,519 -9.7%
8649 Stanfield 1,517 35.6%
8711 Atlantic Beach 1,494 -16.6%
8728 Pinebluff 1,487 28.9%
8751 Glen Alpine 1,478 32.9%
8815 Bryson City 1,455 2.9%
8864 Manteo 1,435 19.8%
8871 Pilot Mountain 1,433 11.6%
8897 Biltmore Forest 1,421 -1.4%
8934 Lake Waccamaw 1,408 -0.2%
8976 Claremont 1,398 31.3%
9051 Robersonville 1,374 -20.4%
9087 Walnut Cove 1,363 -6.9%
9105 Swepsonville 1,354 39.0%
9152 Princeton 1,333 20.9%
9155 Pine Knoll Shores 1,332 -12.0%
9165 Cedar Point 1,329 61.4%
9195 Beulaville 1,315 21.5%
9198 Rutherford College 1,314 0.4%
9222 Spring Hope 1,307 2.7%
9223 Youngsville 1,307 92.4%
9279 Elm City 1,292 -8.4%
9289 West Jefferson 1,290 10.1%
9319 Clyde 1,282 -4.3%
9347 Pinetops 1,273 -9.4%
9359 Fremont 1,267 -13.2%
9371 Blowing Rock 1,263 -10.8%
9374 Broadway 1,262 20.3%
9423 Stoneville 1,249 24.2%
9456 Bayboro 1,235 0.0%
9575 Robbins 1,201 0.3%
9585 Maggie Valley 1,199 30.8%
9655 Franklinville 1,175 -10.8%
9668 Roseboro 1,171 -7.5%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 2,342 7,014
2016 2,274 7,115
2015 2,193 7,220
2014 2,126 7,325
2013 2,081 7,419
2012 1,970 7,627
2011 1,921 7,703
2010 1,853 7,848
2009 2,061 7,369
2008 2,027 7,425
2007 1,982 7,496
2006 1,885 7,659
2005 1,787 7,864
2004 1,704 8,031
2003 1,609 8,228
2002 1,542 8,384
2001 1,494 8,518
2000 1,476 8,544
1990 956 9,998