2011 Provisional County Population Estimates
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  Growth   Net Migration
County July 2011 Estimate April 2010 Estimate Base Amount Percent Total Births, A2010 - J2011 Total Deaths, A2010 - J2011 Natural Growth, A2010 - J2011 Amount Percent
Alamance 152,531 151,131 1,400 0.9 2,228 1,776 452 948 0.6
Alexander 37,528 37,198 330 0.9 446 433 13 317 0.9
Alleghany 11,069 11,155 -86 -0.8 112 165 -53 -33 -0.3
Anson 25,822 26,948 -1,126 -4.2 350 349 1 -1,127 -4.2
Ashe 27,423 27,281 142 0.5 316 401 -85 227 0.8
Avery 17,834 17,797 37 0.2 200 237 -37 74 0.4
Beaufort 47,854 47,759 95 0.2 658 681 -23 118 0.2
Bertie 20,890 21,282 -392 -1.8 247 311 -64 -328 -1.5
Bladen 35,148 35,190 -42 -0.1 447 460 -13 -29 -0.1
Brunswick 110,140 107,431 2,709 2.5 1,293 1,334 -41 2,750 2.6
Buncombe 243,855 238,318 5,537 2.3 3,196 2,870 326 5,211 2.2
Burke 90,722 90,912 -190 -0.2 1,079 1,252 -173 -17 -0.0
Cabarrus 181,253 178,011 3,242 1.8 2,908 1,727 1,181 2,061 1.2
Caldwell 83,117 83,029 88 0.1 1,015 1,132 -117 205 0.2
Camden 9,921 9,980 -59 -0.6 96 87 9 -68 -0.7
Carteret 67,696 66,469 1,227 1.8 781 910 -129 1,356 2.0
Caswell 23,654 23,719 -65 -0.3 232 297 -65 0 0.0
Catawba 154,992 154,358 634 0.4 2,256 1,909 347 287 0.2
Chatham 64,553 63,505 1,048 1.7 812 749 63 985 1.6
Cherokee 27,300 27,444 -144 -0.5 239 407 -168 24 0.1
Chowan 14,796 14,793 3 0.0 199 222 -23 26 0.2
Clay 10,460 10,587 -127 -1.2 75 159 -84 -43 -0.4
Cleveland 98,209 98,078 131 0.1 1,385 1,333 52 79 0.1
Columbus 57,657 58,098 -441 -0.8 780 819 -39 -402 -0.7
Craven 104,965 103,505 1,460 1.4 2,096 1,203 893 567 0.5
Cumberland 327,643 319,431 8,212 2.6 7,387 2,836 4,551 3,661 1.1
Currituck 23,643 23,547 96 0.4 238 231 7 89 0.4
Dare 34,216 33,920 296 0.9 442 337 105 191 0.6
Davidson 163,364 162,878 486 0.3 2,169 1,969 200 286 0.2
Davie 41,560 41,240 320 0.8 476 488 -12 332 0.8
Duplin 59,476 58,505 971 1.7 987 621 366 605 1.0
Durham 272,314 267,587 4,727 1.8 5,304 2,192 3,112 1,615 0.6
Edgecombe 56,089 56,552 -463 -0.8 883 718 165 -628 -1.1
Forsyth 354,878 350,670 4,208 1.2 5,804 3,675 2,129 2,079 0.6
Franklin 61,651 60,619 1,032 1.7 841 578 263 769 1.3
Gaston 207,506 206,086 1,420 0.7 3,226 2,583 643 777 0.4
Gates 11,944 12,197 -253 -2.1 104 135 -31 -222 -1.8
Graham 8,942 8,861 81 0.9 115 122 -7 88 1.0
Granville 60,863 59,916 947 1.6 744 565 179 768 1.3
Greene 21,489 21,362 127 0.6 304 224 80 47 0.2
Guilford 495,231 488,406 6,825 1.4 7,517 4,713 2,804 4,021 0.8
Halifax 54,397 54,691 -294 -0.5 761 778 -17 -277 -0.5
Harnett 118,615 114,678 3,937 3.4 2,200 1,011 1,189 2,748 2.4
Haywood 59,684 59,036 648 1.1 678 835 -157 805 1.4
Henderson 108,448 106,740 1,708 1.6 1,334 1,577 -243 1,951 1.8
Hertford 24,466 24,669 -203 -0.8 299 310 -11 -192 -0.8
Hoke 49,065 46,952 2,113 4.5 1,198 352 846 1,267 2.7
Hyde 5,815 5,810 5 0.1 70 68 2 3 0.1
Iredell 161,522 159,437 2,085 1.3 2,244 1,721 523 1,562 1.0
Jackson 40,606 40,271 335 0.8 529 420 109 226 0.6
Johnston 172,570 168,878 3,692 2.2 2,828 1,497 1,331 2,361 1.4
Jones 10,327 10,153 174 1.7 133 177 -44 218 2.1
Lee 58,304 57,866 438 0.8 1,061 678 383 55 0.1
Lenoir 59,314 59,495 -181 -0.3 856 849 7 -188 -0.3
Lincoln 79,026 78,265 761 1.0 984 860 124 637 0.8
Macon 34,459 33,922 537 1.6 391 526 -135 672 2.0
Madison 21,193 20,764 429 2.1 212 266 -54 483 2.3
Martin 24,083 24,505 -422 -1.7 309 392 -83 -339 -1.4
McDowell 45,462 44,996 466 1.0 592 570 22 444 1.0
Mecklenburg 940,697 919,628 21,069 2.3 17,219 6,337 10,882 10,187 1.1
Mitchell 15,501 15,579 -78 -0.5 165 254 -89 11 0.1
Montgomery 27,864 27,798 66 0.2 433 342 91 -25 -0.1
Moore 89,395 88,247 1,148 1.3 1,198 1,250 -52 1,200 1.4
Nash 96,122 95,840 282 0.3 1,421 1,192 229 53 0.1
New Hanover 206,774 202,667 4,107 2.0 2,793 2,024 769 3,338 1.6
Northampton 21,844 22,099 -255 -1.2 241 298 -57 -198 -0.9
Onslow 184,228 177,772 6,456 3.6 5,366 1,092 4,274 2,182 1.2
Orange 135,776 133,801 1,975 1.5 1,563 947 616 1,359 1.0
Pamlico 13,214 13,144 70 0.5 120 179 -59 129 1.0
Pasquotank 40,438 40,661 -223 -0.5 611 482 129 -352 -0.9
Pender 53,437 52,217 1,220 2.3 759 556 203 1,017 1.9
Perquimans 13,537 13,453 84 0.6 160 161 -1 85 0.6
Person 39,700 39,464 236 0.6 531 511 20 216 0.5
Pitt 170,263 168,148 2,115 1.3 2,680 1,406 1,274 841 0.5
Polk 20,453 20,510 -57 -0.3 153 333 -180 123 0.6
Randolph 142,901 141,752 1,149 0.8 2,042 1,631 411 738 0.5
Richmond 46,459 46,639 -180 -0.4 747 676 71 -251 -0.5
Robeson 134,651 134,168 483 0.4 2,503 1,476 1,027 -544 -0.4
Rockingham 93,558 93,643 -85 -0.1 1,144 1,286 -142 57 0.1
Rowan 138,309 138,428 -119 -0.1 1,912 1,833 79 -198 -0.1
Rutherford 68,392 67,810 582 0.9 876 1,002 -126 708 1.0
Sampson 63,746 63,431 315 0.5 1,075 776 299 16 0.0
Scotland 36,029 36,157 -128 -0.4 607 454 153 -281 -0.8
Stanly 60,936 60,585 351 0.6 822 806 16 335 0.6
Stokes 47,551 47,401 150 0.3 527 615 -88 238 0.5
Surry 73,575 73,673 -98 -0.1 996 1,068 -72 -26 -0.0
Swain 14,263 13,981 282 2.0 237 233 4 278 2.0
Transylvania 33,275 33,090 185 0.6 334 507 -173 358 1.1
Tyrrell 4,342 4,407 -65 -1.5 57 70 -13 -52 -1.2
Union 205,717 201,292 4,425 2.2 3,032 1,477 1,555 2,870 1.4
Vance 45,558 45,422 136 0.3 816 547 269 -133 -0.3
Wake 925,938 900,993 24,945 2.8 15,739 5,396 10,343 14,602 1.6
Warren 20,883 20,972 -89 -0.4 242 270 -28 -61 -0.3
Washington 13,060 13,228 -168 -1.3 166 196 -30 -138 -1.0
Watauga 52,111 51,079 1,032 2.0 441 410 31 1,001 2.0
Wayne 123,710 122,623 1,087 0.9 2,078 1,405 673 414 0.3
Wilkes 69,592 69,340 252 0.4 841 874 -33 285 0.4
Wilson 81,380 81,234 146 0.2 1,278 976 302 -156 -0.2
Yadkin 38,442 38,406 36 0.1 504 496 8 28 0.1
Yancey 18,069 17,818 251 1.4 217 285 -68 319 1.8
STATE 9,669,244 9,535,483 133,761 1.4 151,300 98,211 53,089 80,672 0.8

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