Latest Data (2015)
Population 38,199
Nationwide Rank 985

Quick Facts

Wake Forest, North Carolina is the 985th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Wake Forest, North Carolina is a town.

Wake Forest, North Carolina is as large as it has ever been. In 2015 Wake Forest had its largest population ever.

Wake Forest, North Carolina is growing extremely quickly. It is growing faster than 98% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Wake Forest, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
979 Muskegon, Michigan -4.1%
980 Westerville, Ohio 8.1%
981 Little Elm, Texas 749.3%
982 Hanover Park, Illinois 0.1%
983 Panama City, Florida 3.9%
984 Florence, South Carolina 21.2%
985 Wake Forest, North Carolina 192.1%
986 Huber Heights, Ohio -0.1%
987 Martinez, California 6.1%
988 Wheeling, Illinois 4.9%
989 Apache Junction, Arizona 18.6%
990 Pleasant Grove, Utah 61.9%
991 Brookfield, Wisconsin -1.8%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 38,199 985
2014 36,693 1,016
2013 34,752 1,065
2012 32,936 1,106
2011 31,628 1,141
2010 30,117 1,178
2009 27,915 1,256
2008 27,138 1,276
2007 25,289 1,362
2006 22,662 1,489
2005 20,016 1,649
2004 17,442 1,825
2003 16,108 1,923
2002 14,985 2,034
2001 14,072 2,121
2000 13,076 2,231
1990 5,987 3,607