Category: North carolina population

Monday numbers: A closer look at North Carolina’s population growth

After unveiling the official population counts of the State, the United States Census Bureau released a new set of county and metropolitan area-level population estimates for 2020 ahead of the 2020 census detailed counts later this fall. Estimates are calculated by tracking births, deaths, and migration in addition to the 2010 census baseline. The figures […]

North Carolina Population: Northeastern North Carolina Population Decline, 41% of North Carolina Cities Decline in Growth

Downtown Rocky Mount, North Carolina, is divided by railroad tracks. Juli Leonard [email protected] While parts of the state have grown over the past six years, much of North Carolina is in decline, according to data from the UNC Carolina Population Center. Of the state’s 553 municipalities, 225 – or about 41% – saw their populations […]

Census: North Carolina’s Population Aging and Diversifying

Thousands of people crowd onto Fayetteville Street at La Fiesta del Pueblo in downtown Raleigh on Sunday, September 27, 2015. The festival celebrates Hispanic culture. Chris Seward [email protected] RALEIGH North Carolina’s population is aging and becoming more diverse, according to the latest estimates from the US Census Bureau. The median age of North Carolina – […]

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