Population Statistics

  Mecklenburg
County
City of
Charlotte*
  Mecklenburg
County
City of
 Charlotte*
1790 11,395   1880 34,175
 
7,094
 
1800 10,439   1890 42,673
 
11,557
1810 14,272   1900 55,268
 
18,091
  
1820 16,895   1910 67,031 34,014
 
1830 20,073   1920 80,695
 
46,338
1840 18,273   1930 127,971 82,675
  
1850 13,914 1,065 1940 151,826
   
100,899
 
1860 17,374 2,265 1950 197,052 134,042
 
1870 24,299 4,473 1960 272,111 201,564 
*Population not enumerated separately prior to 1850

 
Of the above figures the Negro population has averaged between 25 and 30 per cent. It has been estimated that of the above whole number more than 99 per cent were native born.

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