Johnston County Population 2018

Johnston County's estimated population is 196,708 with a growth rate of 2.94% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Johnston County is the 12th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017196,7085,6142.94%
2016191,0945,7373.10%
2015185,3574,3962.43%
2014180,9613,5402.00%
2013177,4212,9001.66%
2012174,5211,9871.15%
2011172,5342,8501.68%
2010169,68488,378108.70%
199081,30610,70715.17%
198070,5998,86214.35%
197061,737-1,199-1.91%
196062,936-2,970-4.51%
195065,9062,1083.30%
194063,7986,17710.72%
193057,6218,62317.60%
192048,9987,59718.35%
191041,4019,15128.38%
190032,2505,01118.40%
189027,2393,77816.10%
188023,4616,56438.85%
187016,8971,2417.93%
186015,6561,93014.06%
185013,7263,12729.50%
184010,599-339-3.10%
183010,9381,33113.85%
18209,6072,74039.90%
18106,8675668.98%
18006,30166711.84%
17905,6340.00%

Johnston County Population Growth

Population Data via

Johnston County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White148,94575.72%
Black or African American29,90315.20%
Two or More Races3,5391.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,6430.84%
Asian1,4970.76%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2060.10%

Johnston County Population Pyramid

0k2k4k6k8k Male Population0k2k4k6k8k 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