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Population of Wake County

Last official estimated population of Wake County was 906,908 (year 2014)[1]. This was 0.284% of total US population and 9% of total North Carolina state population. Area of Wake County is 857.3 mi² (=2220.5 km²), in this year population density was 1,057.84 p/mi². If population growth rate would be same as in period 2010-2014 (+0.16%/yr), Wake County population in 2021 would be 917,353 [0].


Historical population

Historical population of Wake County for period 1790-2014 [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

[1790-1800] +2.8 %/yr
[1800-1810] +2.43 %/yr
[1810-1820] +1.64 %/yr
[1820-1830] +0.15 %/yr
[1830-1840] +0.35 %/yr
[1840-1850] +1.66 %/yr
[1850-1860] +1.41 %/yr
[1860-1870] +2.21 %/yr
[1870-1880] +3.02 %/yr
[1880-1890] +0.26 %/yr
[1890-1900] +1.05 %/yr
[1900-1910] +1.47 %/yr
[1910-1920] +1.74 %/yr
[1920-1930] +2.34 %/yr
[1930-1940] +1.46 %/yr
[1940-1950] +2.22 %/yr
[1950-1960] +2.17 %/yr
[1960-1970] +3.06 %/yr
[1970-1980] +2.81 %/yr
[1980-1990] +3.53 %/yr
[1990-2000] +3.95 %/yr
[2000-2005] +3.51 %/yr
[2005-2010] +3.85 %/yr
[2010-2014] +0.16 %/yr

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Demography

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

Age Gr. (M) (F) Total
0 to 4 33238 31765 65,003
5 to 9 36150 35346 71,496
10 to 14 36544 35723 72,267
15 to 19 35253 34040 69,293
20 to 24 33552 32397 65,949
25 to 29 35846 37106 72,952
30 to 34 35658 38547 74,205
35 to 39 36518 39428 75,946
40 to 44 38909 40561 79,470
45 to 49 35996 37724 73,720
50 to 54 34644 36472 71,116
55 to 59 28764 31134 59,898
60 to 64 21895 25528 47,423
65 to 69 17206 20170 37,376
70 to 74 10988 13044 24,032
75 to 79 6779 9087 15,866
80 to 84 4356 6574 10,930
85+ 3695 8054 11,749

Wake 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 435029 463956 898,985
WAC 350170 359767 709,937
WA 340312 349221 689,533
NHWAC 307180 319025 626,205
NHWA 299029 310206 609,235
BAC 104171 121723 225,894
NHBAC 98686 115888 214,574
BA 98118 114910 213,028
NHBA 93716 110251 203,967
H 50962 48744 99,706
HWAC 42990 40742 83,732
HWA 41283 39015 80,298
AAC 35912 36396 72,308
NHAAC 34979 35477 70,456
AA 31746 31997 63,743
NHAA 31345 31593 62,938
TOM 11221 12174 23,395
NHTOM 9300 10209 19,509
IAC 7547 7810 15,357
HBAC 5485 5835 11,320
HBA 4402 4659 9,061
NHIAC 3940 4458 8,398
IA 4231 4027 8,258
HIAC 3607 3352 6,959
HIA 2792 2520 5,312
HTOM 1921 1965 3,886
NHIA 1439 1507 2,946
HAAC 933 919 1,852
NAC 811 862 1,673
NHNAC 523 563 1,086
HAA 401 404 805
NA 363 371 734
HNAC 288 299 587
NHNA 200 190 390
HNA 163 181 344

Counties near Wake County

Durham County population 21.1 mi, 322°
Johnston County 24.9 mi, 140°
Orange County 32.3 mi, 305°
Harnett County 31.6 mi, 203°
Nash County 39.1 mi, 71°
Wilson County 41.3 mi, 98°
Chatham County 34.2 mi, 260°
Franklin County 29.1 mi, 44°
Lee County 36.4 mi, 233°
Granville County 35.2 mi, 359°


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

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