Watauga County Population 2017

Watauga County's estimated population is 53,922 with a growth rate of 1.69% 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
201653,9228981.69%
201553,0246171.18%
201452,407960.18%
201352,3112490.48%
201252,0624790.93%
201151,5835961.17%
201050,98714,03537.98%
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

Population Data via

Watauga County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White50,46393.59%
Black or African American9631.79%
Two or More Races8141.51%
Asian5951.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native1730.32%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander160.03%

Watauga County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Watauga County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Boone171261883417089.97%
Blowing Rock12411288473.79%
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