Latest Data (2016)
Population 143
Nationwide Rank 17643

Quick Facts

Tar Heel, North Carolina is the 17,643rd largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Tar Heel, North Carolina is a town.

Tar Heel, North Carolina is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Tar Heel had its largest population ever.

Tar Heel, North Carolina is growing extremely quickly. It is growing faster than 100% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
17633 Crestone, Colorado 143 62.5%
17634 Du Bois, Nebraska 143 -13.8%
17635 Gaylesville, Alabama 143 2.1%
17636 Gravois Mills, Missouri 143 -31.5%
17637 Houghton, Iowa 143 10.0%
17638 Lakeview, Alabama 143 -12.2%
17639 Nemaha, Nebraska 143 -21.4%
17640 Netawaka, Kansas 143 -15.8%
17641 Okolona, Arkansas 143 -10.6%
17642 Sasakwa, Oklahoma 143 -4.6%
17643 Tar Heel, North Carolina 143 104.2%
17644 Willisville, Arkansas 143 -23.5%
17645 Willow, Oklahoma 143 26.5%
17646 Ames, New York 142 -17.9%
17647 Broadwell, Illinois 142 -18.3%
17648 Chest Springs, Pennsylvania 142 29.0%
17649 Daisy, Georgia 142 11.8%
17650 Felsenthal, Arkansas 142 -6.5%
17651 Harman, West Virginia 142 12.6%
17652 Homestown, Missouri 142 -21.5%
17653 Kendrick, Oklahoma 142 -0.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
15551 East Laurinburg 286 -2.3%
15582 Trenton 284 10.0%
15591 Sims 283 121.0%
15656 Conetoe 277 -23.6%
15709 Falcon 273 -22.4%
15746 Stonewall 270 -5.2%
15758 Sandy Creek 269 8.4%
15854 Castalia 262 -23.3%
15859 Parmele 262 -9.3%
15899 Earl 259 4.8%
15921 Creswell 257 -7.2%
15982 Powellsville 253 -1.9%
15983 Severn 253 -3.4%
16020 Bath 249 -9.1%
16071 Dillsboro 245 12.3%
16095 Vandemere 244 -15.5%
16276 Watha 231 41.7%
16286 Kelford 230 -5.7%
16296 Askewville 229 27.9%
16314 Seagrove 229 -8.0%
16432 Momeyer 221 -24.3%
16453 Roxobel 220 -16.0%
16499 Walstonburg 218 -2.6%
16518 Halifax 216 -37.0%
16578 Mesic 211 -17.5%
16724 Seven Devils 202 50.7%
16737 Harrells 201 0.5%
16761 Cerro Gordo 199 -18.4%
16776 Autryville 198 1.0%
16779 Eureka 198 -18.5%
16807 Sugar Mountain 197 -12.8%
16886 Crossnore 191 -21.0%
16937 Colerain 187 -15.0%
16954 Danbury 186 58.9%
17100 Pantego 177 4.1%
17112 Marietta 176 7.3%
17119 Bald Head Island 175 -2.2%
17300 Kittrell 163 7.9%
17370 Milton 159 20.4%
17389 Everetts 158 -4.2%
17410 Boardman 157 -22.2%
17466 Lansing 154 1.9%
17486 Bolivia 152 2.0%
17608 Godwin 145 22.8%
17643 Tar Heel 143 104.2%
17674 Middleburg 141 -13.4%
17783 Linden 134 -1.4%
17826 Norman 132 51.7%
18035 Proctorville 120 -7.6%
18116 Indian Beach 114 20.0%
18120 Macon 114 0.0%
18142 McDonald 113 8.6%
18157 Lasker 112 13.1%
18173 Seven Springs 111 29.0%
18180 Chimney Rock Village 110 -34.5%
18182 McFarlan 110 23.5%
18290 Harrellsville 104 1.9%
18293 Love Valley 104 100.0%
18381 Falkland 98 -12.5%
18480 Centerville 92 -8.0%
18487 Lumber Bridge 92 -22.0%
18511 Orrum 91 -8.0%
18555 Como 88 12.8%
18671 Hassell 81 6.5%
18733 Speed 77 5.4%
18794 Raynham 72 0.0%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 143 17,643
2015 146 17,596
2014 147 17,589
2013 146 17,609
2012 145 17,626
2011 145 17,629
2010 117 18,099
2009 67 18,927
2008 68 18,924
2007 68 18,931
2006 68 18,939
2005 68 18,948
2004 69 18,941
2003 68 18,954
2002 68 18,958
2001 69 18,954
2000 70 18,953
1990 115 18,162