Cleveland County Population 2017

Cleveland County's estimated population is 97,144 with a growth rate of 0.23% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cleveland County is the 28th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201697,1442200.23%
201596,924-147-0.15%
201497,071710.07%
201397,000-425-0.44%
201297,425-109-0.11%
201197,534-439-0.45%
201097,97313,25915.65%
199084,7141,2791.53%
198083,43510,87914.99%
197072,5566,5089.85%
196066,0481,6912.63%
195064,3576,30210.86%
194058,0556,14111.83%
193051,91417,64251.48%
192034,2724,77816.20%
191029,4944,41617.61%
190025,0784,68422.97%
189020,3943,82323.07%
188016,5713,87530.52%
187012,6963482.82%
186012,3481,95218.78%
185010,3960.00%

Cleveland County Population Growth

Population Data via

Cleveland County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White73,74675.91%
Black or African American20,21620.81%
Two or More Races1,5891.64%
Asian1,0071.04%
American Indian and Alaska Native3400.35%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander260.03%

Cleveland County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Cleveland County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Shelby2032620260-66-0.32%
Kings Mountain10593107972041.93%
Boiling Springs46444704601.29%
Grover708706-2-0.28%
Fallston607604-3-0.49%
Lawndale606592-14-2.31%
Polkville545538-7-1.28%
Lattimore485459-26-5.36%
Waco318316-2-0.63%
Mooresboro311309-2-0.64%
Casar297296-1-0.34%
Earl260259-1-0.38%
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