Standard 2022 Population Estimates
The standard population estimates reflect the estimated resident population of municipalities as of July 1, 2022 living within July 1, 2022 municipal boundaries. These data also include revised July 1, 2020 through July 1, 2021 population estimates. You may access the full dataset here: 2022 Standard Population Estimates — Opendatasoft (nc.gov).
The following tables provide additional information about the population estimates.
Municipal Intercensal Estimates 2010-2019
These are the revised 2010 through 2019 population estimates that have been adjusted to the 2020 Census counts. These can be used to trace population change over time. Municipal Intercensal Estimates 2010 - 2019 — Opendatasoft (nc.gov)
Multi-County Municipal Estimates
Municipal Change, April 1, 2020 - July 1, 2021
County Municipal and Non-Municipal Characteristics
Certified 2022 Population Estimates (published 10/05/2023)
The certified municipal population estimates are available here. These are estimates of the July 1, 2022 resident population within July 1, 2023 municipal boundaries. The certified population for unincorporated areas of counties are also included.