Watauga County Population 2018

Watauga County's estimated population is 55,121 with a growth rate of 1.89% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Watauga County is the 51st largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201755,1211,0221.89%
201654,0999911.87%
201553,1086791.30%
201452,429810.15%
201352,3483030.58%
201252,0454320.84%
201151,6136391.25%
201050,97414,02237.95%
199036,9525,28616.69%
198031,6668,26235.30%
197023,4045,87533.52%
196017,529-813-4.43%
195018,3422281.26%
194018,1142,94919.45%
193015,1651,68812.53%
192013,477-79-0.58%
191013,5561391.04%
190013,4172,80626.44%
189010,6112,45130.04%
18808,1602,87354.34%
18705,2873306.66%
18604,9571,55745.79%
18503,4000.00%

Watauga County Population Growth

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Watauga County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White50,46391.55%
Black or African American9631.75%
Two or More Races8141.48%
Asian5951.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native1730.31%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander160.03%

Watauga County Population Pyramid

0k1k2k3k4k5k6k Male Population0k1k2k3k4k5k6k 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