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Old 03-24-2007, 02:40 PM
 
Location: Concord, NC
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Est. 2007

1. Charlotte - 687,650
2. Raleigh - 368,944
3. Greensboro - 243,012
4. Durham - 218,994
5. Winston Salem - 204,074
6. Fayetteville - 134,827
7. Cary - 126,497
8. Wilmington - 108,053
9. High Point - 95,340
10. Jacksonville - 75,929
11. Asheville - 75,004
12. Greenville - 72,295
13. Gastonia - 71,901
14. Concord - 66,803
15. Rocky Mount - 56,426
16. Chapel Hill - 55,310
17. Wilson - 49,288
18. Burlington - 48,298
19. Kannapolis - 41,536
20. Hickory - 39,767
21. Goldsboro - 37,853
22. Monroe - 35,531
23. Huntersville - 35,038
24. Apex - 30,968
25. Salisbury - 30,197
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Old 03-24-2007, 03:55 PM
 
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Based on various posts, I would have thought there were more people in Charlotte, and some of the other cities I see listed. The reality is that even with all the transplants there are no major cities in NC.

Last edited by Check123; 03-24-2007 at 04:04 PM..
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Old 03-24-2007, 04:36 PM
 
Location: From WNC, now in Raleigh
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That's just the population in the incorporated areas. The Charlotte metro is somewhere between 2-3 million people.

The incorporated city of Charlotte is actually larger than the city of Atlanta. The 2005 U.S. Census estimate for Atlanta was 483,108, but the metro area is about 5 million.
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Old 03-24-2007, 05:01 PM
 
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Default Population explosion

What can we say. Yikes !
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Old 03-24-2007, 05:30 PM
 
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That's just the population in the incorporated areas. The Charlotte metro is somewhere between 2-3 million people.
Yup...same for the Triangle...just about 2 million almost as a metro, even if the individual cities are less.
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Old 03-24-2007, 05:31 PM
 
Location: The 12th State
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I find it fascinating Huntersville made the list considering in the late 80's the city population was below 2,000. I didnt know there was a mid census. I didnt get the paperwork. Thanks for sharing the info. I cant figure why it has taken so long for people to realize this is a great state to live in.
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Old 03-24-2007, 05:59 PM
 
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The metro area Charlotte-Gastonia–Concord has an approx. population of 1.5million; slightly larger than the metro area of Milwaukee. I'm not sure I understand why the influx is causing, what many admit to be, an infrastructure problem.
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Old 03-24-2007, 06:16 PM
 
Location: Concord, NC
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The Charlotte metro is basically Mecklinburg, Gaston, Lincoln, Iredell, Cabarrus, Rowan, Union counties in NC and Lancaster and York counties in SC. If you add those PROJECTED populations for 2007, the metro would be right at 2 mil.

The Raleigh/Durham metro is basically Wake, Durham, Orange, Chatham, Franklin, and Johnston counties. With the above stated, the metro would be about 1.5-1.6 mil.
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Old 03-25-2007, 07:01 AM
 
Location: Morehead City, NC
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Morehead City, NC-Population 7,825!

http://www.wikimapia.org/#y=34727700...0.11&spny=0.18
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Old 04-01-2007, 06:48 AM
 
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All those counties and still only 2 million?

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The Charlotte metro is basically Mecklinburg, Gaston, Lincoln, Iredell, Cabarrus, Rowan, Union counties in NC and Lancaster and York counties in SC. If you add those PROJECTED populations for 2007, the metro would be right at 2 mil.

The Raleigh/Durham metro is basically Wake, Durham, Orange, Chatham, Franklin, and Johnston counties. With the above stated, the metro would be about 1.5-1.6 mil.
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