Top 100 Biggest Cities In North Carolina (2020 Census)

Rank City 2020 Pop Ann Growth Rate
1 Charlotte 876,747 1.8%
2 Raleigh 467,425 1.5%
3 Greensboro 297,808 1.0%
4 Durham 284,400 2.2%
5 Winston-Salem 249,349 0.8%
6 Fayetteville 208,576 0.4%
7 Cary 175,389 2.6%
8 Wilmington 116,146 0.9%
9 High Point 113,892 0.9%
10 Concord 105,769 3.0%
11 Asheville 94,406 1.2%
12 Greenville 88,098 0.4%
13 Gastonia 80,392 1.1%
14 Jacksonville 73,183 0.4%
15 Huntersville 61,574 2.8%
16 Chapel Hill 61,272 0.7%
17 Apex 59,945 4.8%
18 Burlington 57,593 1.4%
19 Rocky Mount 54,248 -0.6%
20 Kannapolis 53,431 2.3%
21 Mooresville 50,452 4.4%
22 Wake Forest 47,987 4.8%
23 Wilson 47,945 -0.3%
24 Hickory 43,309 0.8%
25 Holly Springs 41,720 5.4%
26 Indian Trail 40,254 1.8%
27 Salisbury 35,583 0.6%
28 Monroe 34,575 0.5%
29 Fuquay-Varina 34,571 6.8%
30 Goldsboro 33,037 -1.0%
31 Cornelius 31,520 2.4%
32 Garner 31,306 2.0%
33 New Bern 31,080 0.5%
34 Sanford 30,278 0.8%
35 Morrisville 30,010 4.9%
36 Matthews 29,507 0.8%
37 Statesville 28,247 1.4%
38 Thomasville 27,136 0.1%
39 Asheboro 26,974 0.8%
40 Clayton 26,676 5.2%
41 Mint Hill 26,538 1.6%
42 Kernersville 26,513 1.4%
43 Leland 23,921 5.9%
44 Shelby 21,905 0.8%
45 Carrboro 21,435 0.9%
46 Clemmons 21,217 1.3%
47 Waxhaw 20,772 7.7%
48 Kinston 19,752 -0.9%
49 Knightdale 19,493 5.5%
50 Lexington 19,488 0.3%
51 Harrisburg 19,097 5.2%
52 Lumberton 18,806 -1.3%
53 Elizabeth City 18,655 -0.0%
54 Lenoir 18,226 -0.0%
55 Boone 18,065 0.5%
56 Mebane 17,876 4.6%
57 Mount Holly 17,757 2.7%
58 Hope Mills 17,729 1.6%
59 Pinehurst 17,621 3.0%
60 Morganton 17,468 0.3%
61 Graham 17,170 2.0%
62 Havelock 16,996 -2.0%
63 Albemarle 16,439 0.3%
64 Stallings 16,209 1.6%
65 Southern Pines 15,559 2.3%
66 Eden 15,385 -0.1%
67 Roanoke Rapids 15,232 -0.3%
68 Laurinburg 15,155 -0.5%
69 Henderson 15,103 -0.2%
70 Hendersonville 15,076 1.4%
71 Davidson 15,075 3.3%
72 Belmont 14,977 4.0%
73 Reidsville 14,567 0.0%
74 Lewisville 13,414 0.6%
75 Weddington 13,261 3.4%
76 Newton 13,122 0.1%
77 Archdale 11,904 0.4%
78 Spring Lake 11,635 -0.3%
79 Elon 11,331 1.9%
80 Smithfield 11,232 0.2%
81 Kings Mountain 11,198 0.8%
82 Summerfield 11,082 0.8%
83 Lincolnton 11,061 0.5%
84 Tarboro 10,647 -0.7%
85 Pineville 10,638 3.6%
86 Mount Airy 10,591 0.2%
87 Winterville 10,459 1.2%
88 Waynesville 10,131 0.3%
89 Wendell 9,984 5.5%
90 Washington 9,797 0.1%
91 Hillsborough 9,700 4.8%
92 Rolesville 9,569 9.7%
93 Morehead City 9,568 1.0%
94 Rockingham 9,200 -0.4%
95 Gibsonville 8,977 3.4%
96 Wesley Chapel 8,732 1.6%
97 Oxford 8,657 0.2%
98 Aberdeen 8,569 3.0%
99 Oak Island 8,501 2.3%
100 Dunn 8,442 -0.9%

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