The graph below ranks each North Carolina County by total residents according to the 2006 census estimates.

North Carolina total population by county

CountyTotal Population
MecklenburgMecklenburg County total population - 827,445827,445  
WakeWake County total population - 786,522786,522
GuilfordGuilford County total population - 451,905451,905
ForsythForsyth County total population - 332,355332,355
CumberlandCumberland County total population - 299,060299,060
DurhamDurham County total population - 246,896246,896
BuncombeBuncombe County total population - 222,174222,174
GastonGaston County total population - 199,397199,397
New HanoverNew Hanover County total population - 182,591182,591
UnionUnion County total population - 175,272175,272
CabarrusCabarrus County total population - 156,395156,395
DavidsonDavidson County total population - 156,236156,236
CatawbaCatawba County total population - 153,784153,784
JohnstonJohnston County total population - 152,143152,143
OnslowOnslow County total population - 150,673150,673
IredellIredell County total population - 146,206146,206
PittPitt County total population - 145,619145,619
AlamanceAlamance County total population - 142,661142,661
RandolphRandolph County total population - 140,410140,410
RowanRowan County total population - 136,254136,254
RobesonRobeson County total population - 129,021129,021
OrangeOrange County total population - 120,100120,100
WayneWayne County total population - 113,847113,847
HarnettHarnett County total population - 106,283106,283
HendersonHenderson County total population - 99,03399,033
ClevelandCleveland County total population - 98,37398,373
BrunswickBrunswick County total population - 94,94594,945
CravenCraven County total population - 94,87594,875
RockinghamRockingham County total population - 93,06393,063
NashNash County total population - 92,31292,312
BurkeBurke County total population - 90,05490,054
MooreMoore County total population - 83,16283,162
CaldwellCaldwell County total population - 79,84179,841
WilsonWilson County total population - 76,62476,624
SurrySurry County total population - 72,68772,687
LincolnLincoln County total population - 71,89471,894
WilkesWilkes County total population - 67,31067,310
RutherfordRutherford County total population - 63,86763,867
CarteretCarteret County total population - 63,58463,584
SampsonSampson County total population - 63,56163,561
ChathamChatham County total population - 60,05260,052
StanlyStanly County total population - 59,35859,358
LenoirLenoir County total population - 57,66257,662
LeeLee County total population - 56,90856,908
HaywoodHaywood County total population - 56,44756,447
FranklinFranklin County total population - 55,88655,886
HalifaxHalifax County total population - 55,52155,521
ColumbusColumbus County total population - 54,63754,637
GranvilleGranville County total population - 54,47354,473
EdgecombeEdgecombe County total population - 53,96453,964
DuplinDuplin County total population - 52,79052,790
PenderPender County total population - 48,63048,630
RichmondRichmond County total population - 46,55546,555
BeaufortBeaufort County total population - 46,35546,355
StokesStokes County total population - 46,16846,168
VanceVance County total population - 43,81043,810
McDowellMcDowell County total population - 43,41443,414
WataugaWatauga County total population - 42,70042,700
HokeHoke County total population - 42,30342,303
DavieDavie County total population - 40,03540,035
PasquotankPasquotank County total population - 39,59139,591
YadkinYadkin County total population - 38,05638,056
PersonPerson County total population - 37,34137,341
ScotlandScotland County total population - 37,09437,094
AlexanderAlexander County total population - 36,17736,177
JacksonJackson County total population - 35,56235,562
DareDare County total population - 33,93533,935
BladenBladen County total population - 32,92132,921
MaconMacon County total population - 32,39532,395
TransylvaniaTransylvania County total population - 29,78029,780
MontgomeryMontgomery County total population - 27,63827,638
CherokeeCherokee County total population - 26,30926,309
AsheAshe County total population - 25,49925,499
AnsonAnson County total population - 25,47225,472
MartinMartin County total population - 24,34224,342
CurrituckCurrituck County total population - 23,77023,770
HertfordHertford County total population - 23,58123,581
CaswellCaswell County total population - 23,54623,546
NorthamptonNorthampton County total population - 21,24721,247
MadisonMadison County total population - 20,35520,355
GreeneGreene County total population - 20,15720,157
WarrenWarren County total population - 19,60519,605
PolkPolk County total population - 19,22619,226
BertieBertie County total population - 19,09419,094
YanceyYancey County total population - 18,42118,421
AveryAvery County total population - 17,67417,674
MitchellMitchell County total population - 15,68115,681
ChowanChowan County total population - 14,69514,695
SwainSwain County total population - 13,44513,445
WashingtonWashington County total population - 13,22713,227
PamlicoPamlico County total population - 12,78512,785
PerquimansPerquimans County total population - 12,33712,337
GatesGates County total population - 11,52711,527
AlleghanyAlleghany County total population - 10,91210,912
JonesJones County total population - 10,20410,204
ClayClay County total population - 10,00810,008
CamdenCamden County total population - 9,2719,271
GrahamGraham County total population - 7,9957,995
HydeHyde County total population - 5,3415,341
TyrrellTyrrell County total population - 4,1874,187

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