Avery County Population 2017

Avery County's estimated population is 17,516 with a growth rate of -0.43% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Avery County is the 86th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201617,516-76-0.43%
201517,592-131-0.74%
201417,723190.11%
201317,704740.42%
201217,630-136-0.77%
201117,766360.20%
201017,7302,86319.26%
199014,8674583.18%
198014,4091,75413.86%
197012,6556465.38%
196012,009-1,343-10.06%
195013,352-209-1.54%
194013,5611,75814.89%
193011,8031,46814.20%
192010,3350.00%

Avery County Population Growth

Population Data via

Avery County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White16,50894.25%
Black or African American7324.18%
Two or More Races1570.90%
Asian950.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native920.53%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.05%

Avery County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Avery County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Banner Elk1028114411611.28%
Newland698684-14-2.01%
Elk Park452441-11-2.43%
Crossnore192191-1-0.52%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990