City State 2015 Population
17 Charlotte North Carolina 827,097
42 Raleigh North Carolina 451,066
68 Greensboro North Carolina 285,342
79 Durham North Carolina 257,636
88 Winston-Salem North Carolina 241,218
110 Fayetteville North Carolina 201,963

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158 Cary North Carolina 159,769
238 Wilmington North Carolina 115,933
260 High Point North Carolina 110,268
349 Greenville North Carolina 90,597
357 Asheville North Carolina 88,512
368 Concord North Carolina 87,696
461 Gastonia North Carolina 74,543
523 Jacksonville North Carolina 67,357
618 Chapel Hill North Carolina 59,568
667 Rocky Mount North Carolina 55,806
711 Huntersville North Carolina 52,704
719 Burlington North Carolina 52,472
761 Wilson North Carolina 49,643
822 Kannapolis North Carolina 46,144
828 Apex North Carolina 45,585
934 Hickory North Carolina 40,374
985 Wake Forest North Carolina 38,199
1022 Indian Trail North Carolina 37,073
1054 Mooresville North Carolina 36,009
1060 Goldsboro North Carolina 35,826
1089 Monroe North Carolina 34,623
1106 Salisbury North Carolina 34,017
1193 Holly Springs North Carolina 31,377
1222 Matthews North Carolina 30,678
1251 New Bern North Carolina 30,070
1282 Sanford North Carolina 29,144
1327 Cornelius North Carolina 28,092
1330 Garner North Carolina 28,053
1372 Thomasville North Carolina 27,061
1414 Statesville North Carolina 26,221
1418 Asheboro North Carolina 26,103
1442 Mint Hill North Carolina 25,627
1555 Fuquay-Varina North Carolina 23,907
1562 Morrisville North Carolina 23,820
1564 Kernersville North Carolina 23,811
1683 Lumberton North Carolina 21,667
1702 Kinston North Carolina 21,337
1713 Carrboro North Carolina 21,156
1771 Havelock North Carolina 20,364
1781 Shelby North Carolina 20,189
1810 Clemmons North Carolina 19,844
1847 Lexington North Carolina 19,326
1849 Clayton North Carolina 19,304
1952 Boone North Carolina 18,156
1968 Elizabeth City North Carolina 17,988
1975 Leland North Carolina 17,924
1977 Lenoir North Carolina 17,888
2067 Morganton North Carolina 16,692
2126 Hope Mills North Carolina 16,163
2148 Albemarle North Carolina 16,003
2172 Pinehurst North Carolina 15,752
2198 Laurinburg North Carolina 15,507
2211 Eden North Carolina 15,403
2220 Roanoke Rapids North Carolina 15,345
2228 Henderson North Carolina 15,271
2229 Stallings North Carolina 15,270
2288 Graham North Carolina 14,647
2300 Harrisburg North Carolina 14,539
2333 Knightdale North Carolina 14,256
2337 Mount Holly North Carolina 14,176
2352 Reidsville North Carolina 14,067
2389 Hendersonville North Carolina 13,814
2405 Mebane North Carolina 13,698
2428 Lewisville North Carolina 13,567
2432 Southern Pines North Carolina 13,539
2441 Waxhaw North Carolina 13,495
2475 Spring Lake North Carolina 13,234
2506 Newton North Carolina 13,035
2624 Davidson North Carolina 12,207
2664 Smithfield North Carolina 12,022
2736 Archdale North Carolina 11,564
2815 Tarboro North Carolina 11,164
2858 Lincolnton North Carolina 10,900
2870 Summerfield North Carolina 10,861
2889 Kings Mountain North Carolina 10,760
2932 Belmont North Carolina 10,533
2933 Weddington North Carolina 10,531
2971 Mount Airy North Carolina 10,354
3032 Elon North Carolina 10,024
3078 Waynesville North Carolina 9,809
3083 Washington North Carolina 9,788
3091 Dunn North Carolina 9,723
3145 Winterville North Carolina 9,464
3162 Morehead City North Carolina 9,347
3198 Rockingham North Carolina 9,220
3304 Clinton North Carolina 8,767
3310 Oxford North Carolina 8,742
3403 Pineville North Carolina 8,429
3414 Siler City North Carolina 8,396
3429 Wesley Chapel North Carolina 8,355
3436 Roxboro North Carolina 8,334
3456 Black Mountain North Carolina 8,278
3466 Conover North Carolina 8,248
3584 Marion North Carolina 7,861
City State 2015 Population
3620 Butner North Carolina 7,751
3623 Brevard North Carolina 7,735
3677 Fletcher North Carolina 7,582
3697 Oak Island North Carolina 7,507
3752 Aberdeen North Carolina 7,343
3776 Forest City North Carolina 7,282
3811 Mills River North Carolina 7,162
3845 King North Carolina 7,059
3846 Kill Devil Hills North Carolina 7,058
3945 Gibsonville North Carolina 6,773
3982 Oak Ridge North Carolina 6,671
3985 Trinity North Carolina 6,669
4033 Unionville North Carolina 6,547
4069 Hamlet North Carolina 6,454
4085 Hillsborough North Carolina 6,415
4101 Woodfin North Carolina 6,349
4120 Selma North Carolina 6,307
4126 Rolesville North Carolina 6,289
4127 Wendell North Carolina 6,285
4158 Marvin North Carolina 6,181
4178 Carolina Beach North Carolina 6,137
4254 Cherryville North Carolina 5,974
4327 Boiling Spring Lakes North Carolina 5,789
4408 Whiteville North Carolina 5,589
4410 Wadesboro North Carolina 5,584
4425 Bessemer City North Carolina 5,548
4441 Williamston North Carolina 5,508
4467 Nashville North Carolina 5,460
4524 Stokesdale North Carolina 5,340
4615 Mocksville North Carolina 5,151
4635 Sawmills North Carolina 5,104
4667 Ayden North Carolina 5,053
4719 Angier North Carolina 4,970
4720 Walkertown North Carolina 4,969
4726 Zebulon North Carolina 4,964
4753 St. James North Carolina 4,922
4756 Ahoskie North Carolina 4,910
4760 Long View North Carolina 4,895
4784 Raeford North Carolina 4,860
4791 Edenton North Carolina 4,849
4842 Farmville North Carolina 4,758
4847 Midway North Carolina 4,742
4854 Mount Olive North Carolina 4,728
4857 Newport North Carolina 4,723
4863 Pleasant Garden North Carolina 4,715
4867 Archer Lodge North Carolina 4,708
4883 Erwin North Carolina 4,679
4886 Boiling Springs North Carolina 4,674
4891 Granite Falls North Carolina 4,662
4923 Dallas North Carolina 4,622
5015 Valdese North Carolina 4,459
5036 Creedmoor North Carolina 4,425
5110 Cramerton North Carolina 4,328
5154 Spindale North Carolina 4,263
5178 North Wilkesboro North Carolina 4,226
5188 Beaufort North Carolina 4,212
5199 Pittsboro North Carolina 4,198
5212 Canton North Carolina 4,190
5215 Trent Woods North Carolina 4,189
5218 China Grove North Carolina 4,182
5219 Rutherfordton North Carolina 4,182
5238 Randleman North Carolina 4,153
5268 Burgaw North Carolina 4,100
5302 Elkin North Carolina 4,060
5354 Shallotte North Carolina 3,991
5371 Wallace North Carolina 3,964
5375 Gamewell North Carolina 3,957
5382 Franklin North Carolina 3,940
5385 Weaverville North Carolina 3,936
5392 Tabor City North Carolina 3,927
5450 Wingate North Carolina 3,854
5486 Sunset Beach North Carolina 3,801
5499 Lake Park North Carolina 3,789
5505 Windsor North Carolina 3,785
5519 Carolina Shores North Carolina 3,767
5535 Jamestown North Carolina 3,737
5549 Hudson North Carolina 3,721
5551 Emerald Isle North Carolina 3,720
5581 Stanley North Carolina 3,685
5582 Fairview North Carolina 3,684
5586 Eastover North Carolina 3,677
5601 Plymouth North Carolina 3,658
5610 Lowell North Carolina 3,649
5646 Benson North Carolina 3,591
5651 Elizabethtown North Carolina 3,586
5683 Ranlo North Carolina 3,556
5684 Louisburg North Carolina 3,553
5704 Wilkesboro North Carolina 3,531
5725 Polkton North Carolina 3,495
5736 Lillington North Carolina 3,476
5737 Southport North Carolina 3,475
5757 Kitty Hawk North Carolina 3,447
5774 Red Springs North Carolina 3,433
5779 Troy North Carolina 3,427
5782 Red Oak North Carolina 3,424
5820 Midland North Carolina 3,379
5833 Maiden North Carolina 3,369
5884 Flat Rock North Carolina 3,313
5908 Spencer North Carolina 3,291
6028 Warsaw North Carolina 3,175
6053 River Bend North Carolina 3,149
6054 Swansboro North Carolina 3,149
6055 Whispering Pines North Carolina 3,148
6078 Rural Hall North Carolina 3,126
6087 Landis North Carolina 3,116
6123 Wallburg North Carolina 3,078
6194 Pembroke North Carolina 3,004
6197 Murfreesboro North Carolina 3,002
6206 Granite Quarry North Carolina 2,995
6233 Locust North Carolina 2,966
6271 Yadkinville North Carolina 2,927
6290 Mineral Springs North Carolina 2,908
6291 Nags Head North Carolina 2,908
6341 Southern Shores North Carolina 2,867
6407 La Grange North Carolina 2,804
6452 Wentworth North Carolina 2,765
6466 Cajah's Mountain North Carolina 2,753
6537 Fairmont North Carolina 2,697
6552 Liberty North Carolina 2,683
6560 Grifton North Carolina 2,673
6603 Marshville North Carolina 2,638
6629 Sylva North Carolina 2,617
6669 Tobaccoville North Carolina 2,584
6697 Wrightsville Beach North Carolina 2,564
6699 Bermuda Run North Carolina 2,561
6719 Troutman North Carolina 2,544
6806 Wilson's Mills North Carolina 2,485
6835 Mayodan North Carolina 2,470
6855 Maxton North Carolina 2,451
6885 Enfield North Carolina 2,427
6893 St. Pauls North Carolina 2,420
6911 Coats North Carolina 2,408
6918 Haw River North Carolina 2,402
6931 Carthage North Carolina 2,395
6933 Norwood North Carolina 2,394
7043 Laurel Park North Carolina 2,314
7124 Jonesville North Carolina 2,257
7127 Mars Hill North Carolina 2,256
7213 Madison North Carolina 2,197
7220 Surf City North Carolina 2,193
7269 Green Level North Carolina 2,160
7289 Hertford North Carolina 2,148
7299 Rockwell North Carolina 2,144
7317 Franklinton North Carolina 2,135
7318 Spruce Pine North Carolina 2,134
7346 Calabash North Carolina 2,119
7387 Holly Ridge North Carolina 2,096
7406 Kure Beach North Carolina 2,091
7430 Belville North Carolina 2,079
7434 Taylorsville North Carolina 2,078
7453 Cape Carteret North Carolina 2,066
7495 Four Oaks North Carolina 2,050
7589 Yanceyville North Carolina 2,004
7590 Sharpsburg North Carolina 2,003
7593 Hildebran North Carolina 2,000
7610 Princeville North Carolina 1,991
7631 Badin North Carolina 1,981
7670 Scotland Neck North Carolina 1,965
7833 Oakboro North Carolina 1,874
7847 Drexel North Carolina 1,866
7859 Pine Level North Carolina 1,861
7942 Mount Pleasant North Carolina 1,821
8008 Chadbourn North Carolina 1,791
8106 Andrews North Carolina 1,752
8164 Bladenboro North Carolina 1,726
8166 Sparta North Carolina 1,726
8211 Ramseur North Carolina 1,701
8235 Biscoe North Carolina 1,690
8239 Richlands North Carolina 1,689
8266 Hemby Bridge North Carolina 1,676
8291 Rose Hill North Carolina 1,665
8301 Burnsville North Carolina 1,660
8307 Denton North Carolina 1,657
8350 Navassa North Carolina 1,636
8353 Connelly Springs North Carolina 1,635
8371 Tryon North Carolina 1,632
8399 Bethel North Carolina 1,620
8414 Murphy North Carolina 1,615
8436 Jefferson North Carolina 1,606
8442 Belhaven North Carolina 1,602
8480 Weldon North Carolina 1,586
8513 Snow Hill North Carolina 1,574
8514 Dobson North Carolina 1,573
8565 East Spencer North Carolina 1,549
8665 Atlantic Beach North Carolina 1,502
8670 Glen Alpine North Carolina 1,500
8703 Stanfield North Carolina 1,490
8765 Lake Waccamaw North Carolina 1,465
8767 Pilot Mountain North Carolina 1,465
8785 Bryson City North Carolina 1,458
8807 Kenly North Carolina 1,450
8823 Biltmore Forest North Carolina 1,441
8829 Pinebluff North Carolina 1,439
8879 Robersonville North Carolina 1,424
8937 Walnut Cove North Carolina 1,402
8985 Manteo North Carolina 1,388
9057 Claremont North Carolina 1,365
9063 Pine Knoll Shores North Carolina 1,364
9096 Elm City North Carolina 1,350
9155 Beulaville North Carolina 1,330
9169 Rutherford College North Carolina 1,326
9197 Pinetops North Carolina 1,319
9223 Spring Hope North Carolina 1,313
9237 West Jefferson North Carolina 1,308
9246 Cedar Point North Carolina 1,304
9273 Blowing Rock North Carolina 1,292
9298 Princeton North Carolina 1,284
9307 Fremont North Carolina 1,280
9354 Broadway North Carolina 1,264
9398 Maggie Valley North Carolina 1,251
9426 Bayboro North Carolina 1,243
9428 Clyde North Carolina 1,243
9515 Youngsville North Carolina 1,217
9549 Boonville North Carolina 1,207
9560 Swepsonville North Carolina 1,204
9562 Roseboro North Carolina 1,203
9622 Lake Lure North Carolina 1,184
9623 Robbins North Carolina 1,184
9639 Mount Gilead North Carolina 1,180
9712 Franklinville North Carolina 1,157
9776 Banner Elk North Carolina 1,138
9804 Lucama North Carolina 1,132
9810 Brunswick North Carolina 1,131
9976 Norlina North Carolina 1,081
10028 Gaston North Carolina 1,067
10101 Rowland North Carolina 1,050
10112 Rhodhiss North Carolina 1,048
10125 Stedman North Carolina 1,045
10151 Stoneville North Carolina 1,038
10285 Ellerbe North Carolina 1,005
10291 Maysville North Carolina 1,004
10300 Vanceboro North Carolina 1,000
10321 Columbus North Carolina 994
10333 Alamance North Carolina 991
10365 Faison North Carolina 985
10407 Garysburg North Carolina 977
10434 Cooleemee North Carolina 972
10435 Foxfire North Carolina 972
10538 Magnolia North Carolina 949
10596 Highlands North Carolina 937
10626 Dortches North Carolina 930
10631 Belwood North Carolina 929
10686 Fair Bluff North Carolina 917
10706 Old Fort North Carolina 911
10748 Rich Square North Carolina 901
10810 Oriental North Carolina 885
10857 Marshall North Carolina 876
10863 Star North Carolina 874
10864 Cleveland North Carolina 873
10895 Kenansville North Carolina 870
10922 Warrenton North Carolina 866
10951 Walnut Creek North Carolina 861
10985 Ellenboro North Carolina 854
11074 Candor North Carolina 838
11075 Dobbins Heights North Carolina 838
11093 Aulander North Carolina 834
11104 Columbia North Carolina 832
11159 Chocowinity North Carolina 821
11169 Clarkton North Carolina 820
11198 Taylortown North Carolina 816
11214 Middlesex North Carolina 814
11229 Faith North Carolina 811
11259 Wagram North Carolina 807
11388 Stantonsburg North Carolina 788
11406 White Lake North Carolina 782
11452 Conway North Carolina 772
11467 Northwest North Carolina 769
11476 Black Creek North Carolina 767
11566 Alliance North Carolina 749
11573 Vass North Carolina 749
11603 Winton North Carolina 745
11612 Woodland North Carolina 744
11623 Red Cross North Carolina 742
11651 North Topsail Beach North Carolina 738
11736 Whitakers North Carolina 725
11750 Montreat North Carolina 723
11754 High Shoals North Carolina 722
11788 Misenheimer North Carolina 717
11833 Saluda North Carolina 707
11873 Bogue North Carolina 701
11878 Grover North Carolina 701
11936 Pikeville North Carolina 692
11978 Newland North Carolina 686
12042 Kingstown North Carolina 674
12043 McAdenville North Carolina 674
12049 Bolton North Carolina 673
12124 Grantsboro North Carolina 662
12147 Sedalia North Carolina 660
12209 Greenevers North Carolina 651
12211 Peletier North Carolina 651
12233 Littleton North Carolina 646
12312 Garland North Carolina 632
12320 Holden Beach North Carolina 631
12381 Whitsett North Carolina 623
12413 Catawba North Carolina 618
12470 Richfield North Carolina 611
12517 New London North Carolina 604
12518 Patterson Springs North Carolina 604
12543 Fallston North Carolina 601
12552 East Bend North Carolina 600
12557 Winfall North Carolina 600
12569 Robbinsville North Carolina 598
12575 Ocean Isle Beach North Carolina 597
12587 Ansonville North Carolina 595
12616 Lawndale North Carolina 592
12650 Seaboard North Carolina 587
12721 Newton Grove North Carolina 576
12741 Rosman North Carolina 573
12744 Hoffman North Carolina 572
12749 Varnamtown North Carolina 572
12768 Roper North Carolina 570
12800 Bailey North Carolina 565
12824 Harmony North Carolina 563
12831 Hot Springs North Carolina 562
12838 Ossipee North Carolina 562
12848 Wade North Carolina 560
12934 Calypso North Carolina 548
12993 Pink Hill North Carolina 540
13000 Arapahoe North Carolina 538
13025 Polkville North Carolina 536
13134 Aurora North Carolina 522
13159 Gibson North Carolina 519
13259 Lewiston Woodville North Carolina 508
13292 Lilesville North Carolina 505
13476 Lattimore North Carolina 484
13477 Micro North Carolina 484
13501 Jackson North Carolina 481
13532 East Arcadia North Carolina 477
13574 Kittrell North Carolina 473
13599 Morven North Carolina 471
13603 Stem North Carolina 471
13625 Jamesville North Carolina 468
13777 Bakersville North Carolina 452
13789 Macclesfield North Carolina 451
13805 Washington Park North Carolina 450
13852 Grimesland North Carolina 444
13875 Elk Park North Carolina 442
13890 Bridgeton North Carolina 440
13906 Parkton North Carolina 439
13934 Teachey North Carolina 436
13940 Fountain North Carolina 435
13944 Salemburg North Carolina 435
14001 Minnesott Beach North Carolina 430
14002 Stovall North Carolina 430
14018 Ruth North Carolina 428
14038 Simpson North Carolina 426
14062 Sandyfield North Carolina 424
14072 Caswell Beach North Carolina 422
14145 Peachland North Carolina 414
14147 Topsail Beach North Carolina 414
14157 Ronda North Carolina 413
14196 St. Helena North Carolina 410
14214 Saratoga North Carolina 408
14271 Hookerton North Carolina 401
14307 Dover North Carolina 398
14327 Cove City North Carolina 396
14333 Cofield North Carolina 395
14337 Staley North Carolina 395
14432 Hamilton North Carolina 384
14444 Duck North Carolina 383
14495 Rennert North Carolina 379
14499 Bostic North Carolina 378
14524 Brookford North Carolina 375
14531 Webster North Carolina 375
14560 Forest Hills North Carolina 372
14635 Hayesville North Carolina 364
14655 Bunn North Carolina 362
14831 Bethania North Carolina 346
14966 Hobgood North Carolina 335
14987 Dublin North Carolina 333
15026 Atkinson North Carolina 329
15128 Beech Mountain North Carolina 320
15160 Waco North Carolina 318
15288 Mooresboro North Carolina 308
15290 Pollocksville North Carolina 308
15353 Gatesville North Carolina 302
15362 Goldston North Carolina 301
15382 Oak City North Carolina 300
15449 Turkey North Carolina 296
15453 Cameron North Carolina 295
15466 Casar North Carolina 294
15467 Cedar Rock North Carolina 294
15502 Trenton North Carolina 291
15522 East Laurinburg North Carolina 288
15599 Sims North Carolina 282
15609 Conetoe North Carolina 281
15746 Stonewall North Carolina 270
15754 Falcon North Carolina 269
15788 Sandy Creek North Carolina 267
15831 Parmele North Carolina 264
15864 Castalia North Carolina 262
15876 Creswell North Carolina 261
15901 Powellsville North Carolina 259
15912 Severn North Carolina 258
15924 Earl North Carolina 257
16015 Bath North Carolina 250
16103 Vandemere North Carolina 244
16144 Dillsboro North Carolina 240
16200 Kelford North Carolina 236
16302 Askewville North Carolina 229
16314 Seagrove North Carolina 229
16356 Watha North Carolina 226
16360 Halifax North Carolina 225
16369 Roxobel North Carolina 225
16470 Momeyer North Carolina 219
16495 Walstonburg North Carolina 218
16556 Mesic North Carolina 213
16668 Harrells North Carolina 205
16711 Autryville North Carolina 202
16741 Cerro Gordo North Carolina 200
16751 Seven Devils North Carolina 200
16761 Eureka North Carolina 199
16800 Sugar Mountain North Carolina 197
16863 Crossnore North Carolina 192
16878 Colerain North Carolina 191
16937 Danbury North Carolina 187
17094 Marietta North Carolina 177
17096 Pantego North Carolina 177
17186 Bald Head Island North Carolina 171
17345 Milton North Carolina 161
17382 Everetts North Carolina 159
17441 Boardman North Carolina 155
17453 Lansing North Carolina 155
17508 Bolivia North Carolina 151
17596 Tar Heel North Carolina 146
17603 Godwin North Carolina 145
17775 Linden North Carolina 134
17821 Middleburg North Carolina 132
17823 Norman North Carolina 132
18063 Proctorville North Carolina 118
18087 Macon North Carolina 116
18095 Indian Beach North Carolina 115
18115 Lasker North Carolina 114
18116 McDonald North Carolina 114
18161 McFarlan North Carolina 111
18163 Seven Springs North Carolina 111
18204 Chimney Rock Village North Carolina 108
18268 Harrellsville North Carolina 105
18350 Love Valley North Carolina 100
18375 Falkland North Carolina 98
18465 Lumber Bridge North Carolina 93
18481 Centerville North Carolina 92
18492 Orrum North Carolina 92
18533 Como North Carolina 89
18664 Hassell North Carolina 81
18710 Speed North Carolina 78
18778 Raynham North Carolina 73
18799 Bear Grass North Carolina 71
19012 Leggett North Carolina 58
19182 Lake Santeetlah North Carolina 44
19246 Spencer Mountain North Carolina 38
19364 Grandfather North Carolina 25
19480 Fontana Dam North Carolina 7