Guilford County Population 2018

Guilford County's estimated population is 526,953 with a growth rate of 0.95% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Guilford County is the 3rd largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017526,9534,9570.95%
2016521,9964,2740.83%
2015517,7225,1811.01%
2014512,5415,7701.14%
2013506,7715,9401.19%
2012500,8315,5901.13%
2011495,2415,6931.16%
2010489,548142,12840.91%
1990347,42030,2669.54%
1980317,15428,5649.90%
1970288,59042,07017.07%
1960246,52055,46329.03%
1950191,05737,14124.13%
1940153,91620,90615.72%
1930133,01053,73867.79%
192079,27218,77531.03%
191060,49721,42354.83%
190039,07411,02239.29%
189028,0524,46718.94%
188023,5851,8498.51%
187021,7361,6808.38%
186020,0563021.53%
185019,7545793.02%
184019,1754382.34%
183018,7374,22629.12%
182014,5113,09127.07%
181011,4201,97820.95%
18009,4422,25131.30%
17907,1910.00%

Guilford County Population Growth

Population Data via

Guilford County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White298,92056.73%
Black or African American177,80033.74%
Asian24,8134.71%
Two or More Races11,7122.22%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,8510.73%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4520.09%

Guilford County Population Pyramid

0k5k10k15k20k Male Population0k5k10k15k20k Female Population8580757065605550454035302520151050
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