Population

Population in North Carolina

Places in North Carolina of 5,000 or More Population —With ZIP and Area Codes

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce.

The following is a list of places of 5,000 or more inhabitants recognized by the Bureau of the Census, U.S. Deptartment of Commerce, based on July 1, 2004 Census Bureau estimates. Also given are 1990 census populations. For instructions and further information, see places in the United States by population.

ZIP Place Area Code 2004 1990
*28001 Albemarle (704) 15,390 14,940
*27502 Apex (919) 27,509 4,789
27263 Archdale (336) 9,272 6,975
*27203 Asheboro (336) 23,215 16,362
*28802 Asheville (828) 70,400 63,379
28012 Belmont (704) 8,786 8,434
28016 Bessemer City (704) 5,120 4,698
28711 Black Mountain (828) 7,598 7,156
*28607 Boone (828) 13,286 12,949
28712 Brevard (828) 6,650 5,452
*27215 Burlington (336) 46,645 39,498
27509 Butner (c) (919) 5,792 4,679
28428 Carolina Beach (910) 5,192 4,002
27510 Carrboro (919) 16,429 12,134
*27511 Cary (919) 101,265 44,394
*27514 Chapel Hill (919) 49,368 38,719
*28204 Charlotte (704) 594,359 419,558
28021 Cherryville (704) 5,430 4,756
*27520 Clayton (919) 12,173 4,756
27012 Clemmons (336) 16,276 5,982
*28328 Clinton (910) 8,695 8,385
*28025 Concord (704) 59,960 29,591
28613 Conover (828) 6,982 5,311
28031 Cornelius (704) 17,875 2,581
*28036 Davidson (704) 8,343 4,046
*28334 Dunn (910) 9,790 9,258
*27701 Durham (919) 201,726 138,894
*27288 Eden (336) 15,754 15,238
27932 Edenton (252) 5,031 5,268
*27909 Elizabeth City (252) 17,811 16,087
27244 Elon (336) 7,077 4,394
*28302 Fayetteville (910) 125,241 75,850
28043 Forest City (828) 7,314 7,475
*28307 Fort Bragg (c) (910) 29,183 34,744
27526 Fuquay-Varina (919) 11,110 4,447
27529 Garner (919) 21,772 14,716
*28052 Gastonia (704) 68,292 54,725
*27530 Goldsboro (919) 38,774 40,736
27253 Graham (336) 13,494 10,368
*27420 Greensboro (336) 231,543 185,125
*27834 Greenville (252) 68,687 46,274
*28540 Half Moon (c) (910) 6,645 6,306
28345 Hamlet (910) 5,834 6,722
*28532 Havelock (252) 22,369 20,300
*27536 Henderson (252) 16,243 15,655
*28739 Hendersonville (828) 11,232 7,284
*28603 Hickory (828) 40,112 28,474
*27260 High Point (336) 92,857 69,428
27278 Hillsborough (919) 5,302 4,263
27540 Holly Springs (919) 13,740 1,203
28348 Hope Mills (910) 12,529 8,272
*28070 Huntersville (704) 34,332 3,014
28079 Indian Trail (704) 15,610 1,942
*28540 Jacksonville (910) 72,335 78,031
James City (c) (252) 5,420 4,279
*28081 Kannapolis (704) 38,547 31,592
*27284 Kernersville (336) 20,486 11,860
27948 Kill Devil Hills (252) 6,425 4,238
27021 King (336) 6,256 4,059
Kings Grant (c) — 7,738
28086 Kings Mountain (704) 10,634 8,768
*28502 Kinston (252) 22,917 25,295
27545 Knightdale (919) 6,137 1,884
*28352 Laurinburg (910) 15,792 16,131
*28645 Lenoir (828) 17,943 16,337
27023 Lewisville (336) 9,379 6,433
*27292 Lexington (336) 20,472 16,583
*28092 Lincolnton (704) 10,194 6,955
*28358 Lumberton (910) 21,314 18,656
28403 Masonboro (c) (910) 11,812 7,010
*28105 Matthews (704) 23,897 13,756
27302 Mebane (919) 8,760 4,754
Mills River (828) 5,871
28227 Mint Hill (704) 17,480 13,637
*28110 Monroe (704) 28,422 18,623
*28115 Mooresville (704) 20,122 9,563
28557 Morehead City (252) 8,485 6,473
*28655 Morganton (828) 17,176 15,085
27560 Morrisville (919) 11,595 1,022
*27030 Mount Airy (336) 8,420 7,156
28120 Mount Holly (704) 9,639 7,710
Murraysville (c) — 7,279
Myrtle Grove (c) — 7,125 4,275
*28562 New Bern (252) 23,368 20,728
28658 Newton (828) 12,881 11,134
*28465 Oak Island (910) 7,281
Ogden (c) — 5,481 3,228
27565 Oxford (919) 8,506 7,965
*28374 Pinehurst (910) 10,998 5,825
28399 Piney Green (c) (910) 11,658 8,999
*27611 Raleigh (919) 326,653 218,859
*27320 Reidsville (336) 14,780 14,085
27870 Roanoke Rapids (252) 16,397 15,722
*28379 Rockingham (910) 9,323 9,399
*27801 Rocky Mount (252) 56,351 53,078
*27573 Roxboro (336) 8,760 7,332
28704 Royal Pines (c) — 5,334 4,418
28601 Saint Stephens (c) (828) 9,439 8,734
*28144 Salisbury (704) 26,519 23,626
*27330 Sanford (919) 23,469 18,881
27576 Selma (919) 6,502 4,600
*28150 Shelby (704) 21,275 15,460
27344 Siler City (919) 8,078 4,808
Silver Lake (c) — 5,788 4,071
27577 Smithfield (919) 11,702 10,180
*28387 Southern Pines (910) 11,556 9,213
28052 South Gastonia (c) (704) 5,433 5,487
28390 Spring Lake (910) 8,199 7,552
*28677 Statesville (704) 24,489 20,647
27358 Summerfield (336) 7,124 2,051
27886 Tarboro (252) 10,583 11,037
*27360 Thomasville (336) 25,752 15,915
27370 Trinity (336) 6,831 5,469
28110 Unionville (704) 6,053
*27587 Wake Forest (919) 17,390 5,832
27889 Washington (252) 9,764 9,160
*28786 Waynesville (828) 9,415 7,282
28104 Weddington (704) 7,982 3,803
28472 Whiteville (910) 5,150 5,340
27892 Williamston (252) 5,678 5,870
*28402 Wilmington (910) 93,292 55,530
*27893 Wilson (252) 46,507 38,400
*27102 Winston-Salem (336) 191,523 162,292