McDowell County Population 2017

McDowell County's estimated population is 45,075 with a growth rate of 0.25% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. McDowell County is the 57th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201645,0751120.25%
201544,963-66-0.15%
201445,029390.09%
201344,990-16-0.04%
201245,006320.07%
201144,974-95-0.21%
201045,0699,38826.31%
199035,6815461.55%
198035,1354,48714.64%
197030,6483,90614.61%
196026,7421,0223.97%
195025,7202,72411.85%
194022,9962,66013.08%
193020,3363,57321.31%
192016,7633,22523.82%
191013,5389717.73%
190012,5671,62814.88%
189010,9391,10311.21%
18809,8362,24429.56%
18707,5924726.63%
18607,12087413.99%
18506,2460.00%

McDowell County Population Growth

Population Data via

McDowell County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White41,71492.54%
Black or African American1,7923.98%
Two or More Races6141.36%
Asian4601.02%
American Indian and Alaska Native3580.79%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander250.06%

McDowell County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in McDowell County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Marion80277849-178-2.22%
Old Fort90991010.11%
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