Mecklenburg County Population 2017

Mecklenburg County's estimated population is 1,054,835 with a growth rate of 2.07% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mecklenburg County is the 1st largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20161,054,83521,3692.07%
20151,033,46622,5882.23%
20141,010,87819,5561.97%
2013991,32222,9552.37%
2012968,36723,2542.46%
2011945,11321,7872.36%
2010923,326411,89380.54%
1990511,433107,16326.51%
1980404,27049,61413.99%
1970354,65682,54530.34%
1960272,11175,05938.09%
1950197,05245,22629.79%
1940151,82623,85518.64%
1930127,97147,27658.59%
192080,69513,66420.38%
191067,03111,76321.28%
190055,26812,59529.52%
189042,6738,49824.87%
188034,1759,87640.64%
187024,2996,92539.86%
186017,3743,46024.87%
185013,914-4,359-23.85%
184018,273-1,800-8.97%
183020,0733,17818.81%
182016,8952,62318.38%
181014,2723,83336.72%
180010,439-956-8.39%
179011,3950.00%

Mecklenburg County Population Growth

Population Data via

Mecklenburg County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White605,17857.37%
Black or African American336,23531.88%
Asian59,2515.62%
Two or More Races23,5722.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native7,9570.75%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,2730.12%

Mecklenburg County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Mecklenburg County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Charlotte73561284205110643914.47%
Huntersville4675954839808017.28%
Matthews2718531495431015.85%
Cornelius2486928515364614.66%
Davidson1090312452154914.21%
Pineville74798593111414.90%
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