Johnston County Population 2017

Johnston County's estimated population is 191,450 with a growth rate of 3.08% 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
2016191,4505,7173.08%
2015185,7334,7082.60%
2014181,0253,2961.85%
2013177,7292,8921.65%
2012174,8372,0021.16%
2011172,8353,1691.87%
2010169,66688,360108.68%
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

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Johnston County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White148,94577.80%
Black or African American29,90315.62%
Two or More Races3,5391.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,6430.86%
Asian1,4970.78%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2060.11%

Johnston County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Johnston County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Clayton1618820260407225.15%
Smithfield1096012266130611.92%
Selma606365895268.68%
Benson3312369738511.62%
Four Oaks192320901678.68%
Pine Level1691188819711.65%
Kenly1348149314510.76%
Princeton1188130711910.02%
Micro4414995813.15%
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