Cities in Pender County, North Carolina by Population (2024)

There are 22 cities in Pender County, North Carolina.

Note: As defined by the US Census Bureau, a city's official boundaries often extend miles beyond the city itself and may even cross county lines. As such, several thousand US cities officially exist in two or more counties (and therefore appear on multiple counties' lists of cities.)

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2024 Population
2020 Census
Annual Change
Density (mi²)
Area (mi²)
Wilmington1North Carolina124,892115,7561.86%2,42951.41
Murraysville2North Carolina17,17016,1741.47%1,9938.61
Hampstead3North Carolina9,7406,9407.74%48120.24
Ogden4North Carolina8,8719,0710.98%1,9604.53
Kings Grant5North Carolina8,5268,596-0.2%1,8784.54
Porters Neck6North Carolina7,0537,693-0.79%1,3045.41
Holly Ridge7North Carolina5,5764,2426.37%1,3194.23
Surf City8North Carolina5,0893,8956.24%6627.68
Wrightsboro9North Carolina4,9644,7880.89%44611.13
Burgaw10North Carolina3,5153,1013.05%7424.74
Wallace11North Carolina3,4673,4130.4%1,0853.19
Bayshore12North Carolina3,0463,776-0.33%1,2932.35
North Topsail Beach13North Carolina1,0581,0081.24%1706.22
Kelly14North Carolina77433616.57%6711.59
Hightsville15North Carolina7568230.4%5191.46
Topsail Beach16North Carolina5174672.58%1184.39
St. Helena17North Carolina4434191.37%795.64
Ivanhoe18North Carolina432229-0.23%865.02
Rocky Point19North Carolina3801,644-42.42%556.90
Atkinson20North Carolina3433013.31%3460.99
Watha21North Carolina2281825.56%1681.36
Long Creek22North Carolina5599-16.67%272.01

Note: City markers shown outside the county boundary mean that a part of the city extends into this county, but is primarily located in an adjacent county.

What is the largest city in Pender County, North Carolina?

Wilmington is the largest city in Pender County.

What is the smallest city in Pender County, North Carolina?

Long Creek is the smallest city in Pender County.

How many cities are in Pender County?

There are 22 cities in Pender County, North Carolina.

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