McDowell County Population 2018

McDowell County's estimated population is 45,159 with a growth rate of 0.38% 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
201745,1591700.38%
201644,989-60-0.13%
201545,049-31-0.07%
201445,080110.02%
201345,069500.11%
201245,019-40-0.09%
201145,059-39-0.09%
201045,0989,41726.39%
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
White41,71492.37%
Black or African American1,7923.97%
Two or More Races6141.36%
Asian4601.02%
American Indian and Alaska Native3580.79%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander250.06%

McDowell County Population Pyramid

0k1k1k2k Male Population0k1k1k2k 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