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Population of Buncombe County

Last official estimated population of Buncombe County was 238,832 (year 2014)[1]. This was 0.075% of total US population and 2.4% of total North Carolina state population. Area of Buncombe County is 660.1 mi² (=1709.8 km²), in this year population density was 361.79 p/mi². If population growth rate would be same as in period 2010-2014 (+0.05%/yr), Buncombe County population in 2024 would be 240,122 [0].


Historical population

Historical population of Buncombe County for period 1800-2014 [1] , [2] , [3]:

Maps: Population, population density, population changes

Estimated population for 2014[1]. Population density is in p./sq.mi [4]. Changes are for period 2010-2015. Value is %/year. Boundary lines are approx. 2012 [5]. Click on flag to hide it.

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Annual growth rate

[1800-1810] +4.79 %/yr
[1810-1820] +1.29 %/yr
[1820-1830] +4.44 %/yr
[1830-1840] -4.68 %/yr
[1840-1850] +2.9 %/yr
[1850-1860] -0.59 %/yr
[1860-1870] +1.99 %/yr
[1870-1880] +3.58 %/yr
[1880-1890] +4.88 %/yr
[1890-1900] +2.3 %/yr
[1900-1910] +1.18 %/yr
[1910-1920] +2.56 %/yr
[1920-1930] +4.32 %/yr
[1930-1940] +1.05 %/yr
[1940-1950] +1.35 %/yr
[1950-1960] +0.45 %/yr
[1960-1970] +1.1 %/yr
[1970-1980] +1.04 %/yr
[1980-1990] +0.8 %/yr
[1990-2000] +1.7 %/yr
[2000-2005] +1.44 %/yr
[2005-2010] +1.46 %/yr
[2010-2014] +0.05 %/yr

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Demography

Population of Buncombe County by age groups male (M) and female (F)[1b]

Age Gr. (M) (F) Total
0 to 4 6729 6557 13,286
5 to 9 6855 6614 13,469
10 to 14 7035 6701 13,736
15 to 19 7058 6691 13,749
20 to 24 7740 7612 15,352
25 to 29 8247 8814 17,061
30 to 34 8302 8687 16,989
35 to 39 8108 8316 16,424
40 to 44 8264 8223 16,487
45 to 49 7940 8167 16,107
50 to 54 8284 8936 17,220
55 to 59 8231 9744 17,975
60 to 64 8018 9324 17,342
65 to 69 7039 8163 15,202
70 to 74 4864 5912 10,776
75 to 79 3300 4255 7,555
80 to 84 2289 3211 5,500
85+ 2030 4279 6,309

Buncombe County resident population estimates by Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin[1b]. For full list of abbrevations see: population.us/about page.

Race Male Female Total
NH 111930 122399 234,329
WAC 109862 119080 228,942
WA 107606 116786 224,392
NHWAC 102077 111903 213,980
NHWA 100002 109804 209,806
BAC 9329 9653 18,982
NHBAC 8948 9253 18,201
BA 8064 8334 16,398
H 8403 7807 16,210
NHBA 7784 8043 15,827
HWAC 7785 7177 14,962
HWA 7604 6982 14,586
TOM 2429 2508 4,937
NHTOM 2233 2292 4,525
AAC 1827 2213 4,040
NHAAC 1748 2118 3,866
IAC 1569 1654 3,223
AA 1361 1738 3,099
NHAA 1299 1669 2,968
NHIAC 1244 1340 2,584
IA 663 644 1,307
NHIA 434 432 866
HBAC 381 400 781
HIAC 325 314 639
HBA 280 291 571
NAC 279 267 546
NHNAC 243 221 464
HIA 229 212 441
HTOM 196 216 412
NA 210 196 406
NHNA 178 159 337
HAAC 79 95 174
HAA 62 69 131
HNAC 36 46 82
HNA 32 37 69

Counties near Buncombe County

Henderson County population 19.1 mi, 171°
Rutherford County 37.2 mi, 112°
Haywood County 25.1 mi, 261°
McDowell County 27.5 mi, 79°
Transylvania County 32 mi, 210°
Madison County 20.4 mi, 329°
Polk County 30.7 mi, 138°
Unicoi County 34.5 mi, 10°
Yancey County 23.1 mi, 33°
Mitchell County 34.6 mi, 36°


Sources, notices

[0] Calculated by population.us from last known population growth rate, not official data.

[1] County population - 2014, archived from the original, retrieved 02/23/2016

[1b] Annual County Resident Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin, (used only data for 2014) archived from the original, retrieved 02/23/2016

[2] County population - 2000-2010, archived from the original, retrieved 02/23/2016

[3] Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 to 1992, PDF, 15 Mb, census.gov, retrieved 02/23/2016

[4] County area, latitude longitude data, retrieved 02/23/2016

[5] County boundaries, CSV files on boundaries.us, retrived 03/18/2016

See note 4 North Carolina Notes

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