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Most Current Estimates

Certified 2016
Population/Change Methodology  
Ranked by Size Ranked by Percentage Change Ranked by Numeric Change
Total Population by Race Total Population by Hispanic Origin and Race

Comma delimited files with detailed demographic information are available on our population projections page. These include population estimates for 2000 through 2016 and population projections for 2017 through 2037. These data include demographic characteristics (sex, race, Hispanic origin, age). Contact the State Demographer for any questions: Michael.cline@osbm.nc.gov or 919-807-4756.

2010-2015 Revised Estimates

Revised 2015
Population/Change
Revised 2014
Population/Change
Revised 2013
Population/Change
Revised 2012
Population/Change
Revised 2011
Population/Change
Revised 2010
Population/Change

2000-2009 Smoothed Estimates

Smoothed 2009
Population/Growth Growth Map Methodology
Single Age - Total Race Totals - Female Race Totals - Male
Age Groups - Total Age Groups - Female Age Groups - Male
Age Groups - White Age Groups - White Female Age Groups - White Male
Age Groups - Non-White Age Groups - Non-White Female Age Groups - Non-White Male
Age Groups - Black/African American Age Groups - Black Female Age Groups - Black Male
Age Groups - American Indian Age Groups - American Indian Female Age Groups - American Indian Male
Age Groups - Asian Age Groups - Asian Female Age Groups - Asian Males
Age Groups - Two or More Races Age Groups - Two or More Races Female Age Groups - Two or More Races Male
Smoothed 2008
Population/Growth Growth Map
Single Age - Total Race Totals - Female Race Totals - Male
Age Groups - Total Age Groups - Female Age Groups - Male
Age Groups - White Age Groups - White Female Age Groups - White Male
Age Groups - Non-White Age Groups - Non-White Female Age Groups - Non-White Male
Age Groups - Black/African American Age Groups - Black Female Age Groups - Black Male
Age Groups - American Indian Age Groups - American Indian Female Age Groups - American Indian Male
Age Groups - Asian Age Groups - Asian Female Age Groups - Asian Males
Age Groups - Two or More Races Age Groups - Two or More Races Female Age Groups - Two or More Races Male
Smoothed 2007
Population/Growth Growth Map
Single Age - Total Race Totals - Female Race Totals - Male
Age Groups - Total Age Groups - Female Age Groups - Male
Age Groups - White Age Groups - White Female Age Groups - White Male
Age Groups - Non-White Age Groups - Non-White Female Age Groups - Non-White Male
Age Groups - Black/African American Age Groups - Black Female Age Groups - Black Male
Age Groups - American Indian Age Groups - American Indian Female Age Groups - American Indian Male
Age Groups - Asian Age Groups - Asian Female Age Groups - Asian Males
Age Groups - Two or More Races Age Groups - Two or More Races Female Age Groups - Two or More Races Male
Smoothed 2006
Population/Growth Growth Map
Single Age - Total Race Totals - Female Race Totals - Male
Age Groups - Total Age Groups - Female Age Groups - Male
Age Groups - White Age Groups - White Female Age Groups - White Male
Age Groups - Non-White Age Groups - Non-White Female Age Groups - Non-White Male
Age Groups - Black/African American Age Groups - Black Female Age Groups - Black Male
Age Groups - American Indian Age Groups - American Indian Female Age Groups - American Indian Male
Age Groups - Asian Age Groups - Asian Female Age Groups - Asian Males
Age Groups - Two or More Races Age Groups - Two or More Races Female Age Groups - Two or More Races Male
Smoothed 2005
Population/Growth Growth Map
Single Age - Total Race Totals - Female Race Totals - Male
Age Groups - Total Age Groups - Female Age Groups - Male
Age Groups - White Age Groups - White Female Age Groups - White Male
Age Groups - Non-White Age Groups - Non-White Female Age Groups - Non-White Male
Age Groups - Black/African American Age Groups - Black Female Age Groups - Black Male
Age Groups - American Indian Age Groups - American Indian Female Age Groups - American Indian Male
Age Groups - Asian Age Groups - Asian Female Age Groups - Asian Males
Age Groups - Two or More Races Age Groups - Two or More Races Female Age Groups - Two or More Races Male
Smoothed 2004
Population/Growth Growth Map
Single Age - Total Race Totals - Female Race Totals - Male
Age Groups - Total Age Groups - Female Age Groups - Male
Age Groups - White Age Groups - White Female Age Groups - White Male
Age Groups - Non-White Age Groups - Non-White Female Age Groups - Non-White Male
Age Groups - Black/African American Age Groups - Black Female Age Groups - Black Male
Age Groups - American Indian Age Groups - American Indian Female Age Groups - American Indian Male
Age Groups - Asian Age Groups - Asian Female Age Groups - Asian Males
Age Groups - Two or More Races Age Groups - Two or More Races Female Age Groups - Two or More Races Male
Smoothed 2003
Population/Growth Growth Map
Single Age - Total Race Totals - Female Race Totals - Male
Age Groups - Total Age Groups - Female Age Groups - Male
Age Groups - White Age Groups - White Female Age Groups - White Male
Age Groups - Non-White Age Groups - Non-White Female Age Groups - Non-White Male
Age Groups - Black/African American Age Groups - Black Female Age Groups - Black Male
Age Groups - American Indian Age Groups - American Indian Female Age Groups - American Indian Male
Age Groups - Asian Age Groups - Asian Female Age Groups - Asian Males
Age Groups - Two or More Races Age Groups - Two or More Races Female Age Groups - Two or More Races Male
Smoothed 2002
Population/Growth
Single Age - Total Race Totals - Female Race Totals - Male
Age Groups - Total Age Groups - Female Age Groups - Male
Age Groups - White Age Groups - White Female Age Groups - White Male
Age Groups - Non-White Age Groups - Non-White Female Age Groups - Non-White Male
Age Groups - Black/African American Age Groups - Black Female Age Groups - Black Male
Age Groups - American Indian Age Groups - American Indian Female Age Groups - American Indian Male
Age Groups - Asian Age Groups - Asian Female Age Groups - Asian Males
Age Groups - Two or More Races Age Groups - Two or More Races Female Age Groups - Two or More Races Male
Smoothed 2001
Population/Growth
Single Age - Total Race Totals - Female Race Totals - Male
Age Groups - Total Age Groups - Female Age Groups - Male
Age Groups - White Age Groups - White Female Age Groups - White Male
Age Groups - Non-White Age Groups - Non-White Female Age Groups - Non-White Male
Age Groups - Black/African American Age Groups - Black Female Age Groups - Black Male
Age Groups - American Indian Age Groups - American Indian Female Age Groups - American Indian Male
Age Groups - Asian Age Groups - Asian Female Age Groups - Asian Males
Age Groups - Two or More Races Age Groups - Two or More Races Female Age Groups - Two or More Races Male
Smoothed 2000
Population/Growth
Single Age - Total Race Totals - Female Race Totals - Male
Age Groups - Total Age Groups - Female Age Groups - Male
Age Groups - White Age Groups - White Female Age Groups - White Male
Age Groups - Non-white Age Groups - Non-White Female Age Groups - Non-White Male
Black/African American Age Groups - Black Female Age Groups - Black Male
Age Groups - American Indian Age Groups - American Indian Female Age Groups - American Indian Male
Age Groups - Asian Age Groups - Asian Female Age Groups - Asian Males
Age Groups - Two or More Races Age Groups - Two or More Races Female Age Groups - Two or More Races Male

1991-1999 Smoothed Estimates

Smoothed 1999
Population/Growth Growth Map Methodology
by MSA MSA Location Map MSA Growth Analysis
Densities/Areas Density Map Revised 1990
Age Groups - Total Age Groups - Standard Age Groups Age Groups - Adult Age Groups
  Age Groups - Young Age Groups Age Groups - Children's Age Groups
  Age Groups - White Age Groups - Non-White
  Age Groups - Male Age Groups - Female
Smoothed 1991-1998
Population Methodology  
Age Groups - Total Age Groups - Total - July 1991 Age Groups - Total - July 1992
  Age Groups - Total - July 1993 Age Groups - Total - July 1994
  Age Groups - Total - July 1995 Age Groups - Total - July 1996
  Age Groups - Total - July 1997 Age Groups - Total - July 1998
Age Groups - Adults Age Groups - Adults - July 1991 Age Groups - Adults - July 1992
  Age Groups - Adults - July 1993 Age Groups - Adults - July 1994
  Age Groups - Adults - July 1995 Age Groups - Adults - July 1996
  Age Groups - Adults - July 1997 Age Groups - Adults - July 1998
Smoothed 1995
Age Groups - Youths Age Groups - White Age Groups - Non-White
Age Groups - Male Age Groups - Female Age Groups - White Female
  Median Ages  

Additional County Estimates

1970-1995 Scan
Populations Densities/Areas Animated Density Map
1990 Census
Age Groups - Standard Age Groups Age Groups - Adult Age Groups Age Groups - Young Age Groups
Age Groups - Children's Age Groups Age Groups - White Age Groups - Non-White
Age Groups - Female Median Ages Detailed Race Totals
Smoothed 1980s
Annual Populations Growth 1980-1990 Median Ages