Orange County Population 2017

Orange County's estimated population is 141,796 with a growth rate of 0.78% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Orange County is the 20th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016141,7961,1000.78%
2015140,6968200.59%
2014139,8767620.55%
2013139,1141,5631.14%
2012137,5512,8622.12%
2011134,6897150.53%
2010133,97440,12342.75%
199093,85116,79621.80%
198077,05519,34833.53%
197057,70714,73734.30%
196042,9708,53524.79%
195034,43511,36349.25%
194023,0721,9018.98%
193021,1713,27618.31%
192017,8952,83118.79%
191015,0643742.55%
190014,690-258-1.73%
189014,948-8,750-36.92%
188023,6986,19135.36%
187017,5075603.30%
186016,947-108-0.63%
185017,055-7,301-29.98%
184024,3564481.87%
183023,9084161.77%
182023,4923,35716.67%
181020,1353,77323.06%
180016,3624,14633.94%
179012,2160.00%

Orange County Population Growth

Population Data via

Orange County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White107,94676.13%
Black or African American17,14912.09%
Asian11,0757.81%
Two or More Races3,5462.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native8870.63%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander930.07%

Orange County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Orange County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Chapel Hill572345924620123.52%
Carrboro195882126516778.56%
Hillsborough614265684266.94%
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