Onslow County Population 2017

Onslow County's estimated population is 187,136 with a growth rate of 0.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Onslow County is the 13th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016187,1361030.06%
2015187,0331,7810.96%
2014185,252-293-0.16%
2013185,5451,7380.95%
2012183,8075,9093.32%
2011177,898-1,715-0.95%
2010179,61329,77519.87%
1990149,83837,05432.85%
1980112,7849,6589.37%
1970103,12620,42024.69%
196082,70640,65996.70%
195042,04724,108134.39%
194017,9392,65017.33%
193015,2895863.99%
192014,7035784.09%
191014,1252,18518.30%
190011,9401,63715.89%
189010,3034744.82%
18809,8292,26029.86%
18707,569-1,287-14.53%
18608,8565736.92%
18508,28375610.04%
18407,527-287-3.67%
18307,81479811.37%
18207,0163475.20%
18106,6691,04618.60%
18005,6232364.38%
17905,3870.00%

Onslow County Population Growth

Population Data via

Onslow County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White143,02676.43%
Black or African American29,82915.94%
Two or More Races7,8604.20%
Asian3,9832.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,7720.95%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5630.30%

Onslow County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Onslow County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Jacksonville7014567784-2361-3.37%
Swansboro2661317351219.24%
Holly Ridge1280225597576.17%
Richlands152616781529.96%
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