North Carolina Census Data

Data for North Carolina show that the five most populous incorporated places and their 2010 Census counts are Charlotte, 731,424; Raleigh, 403,892; Greensboro, 269,666, Winston-Salem, 229,617 and Durham, 228,330. Charlotte grew by 35.2 percent since the 2000 Census. Raleigh grew by 46.3 percent, Greensboro grew by 20.4 percent, Winston-Salem grew by 23.6 percent, and Durham grew by 22.1 percent.

The largest county is Mecklenburg, with a population of 919,628.  Its population grew by 32.2 percent since 2000. The other counties in the top five include Wake, with a population of 900,993 (increase of 43.5 percent); Guilford, 488,406 (increase of 16.0 percent); Forsyth, 350,670 (increase of 14.6 percent); and Cumberland, 319,431 (increase of 5.4 percent). Read More »