State of North Carolina
County-by-County Breakdown (COVID-19)

TOTAL CASES: 942,600 | DECEASED: 12,322
U.S. CENSUS EST. POPULATION:10,488,084

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Last updated at 04/16/21 07:01 pm EDT
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RANK COUNTY POPULATION
Est. by US Census
CASES DEATHS % OF POPULATION
AFFECTED
% OF ALL CASES
IN NC
% OF ALL DEATHS
IN NC
1 Mecklenburg 1,110,356 106,380 928 9.581% 11.29% 7.53%
2 Wake 1,111,761 89,461 712 8.047% 9.49% 5.78%
3 Guilford 537,174 44,792 640 8.338% 4.75% 5.19%
4 Forsyth 382,295 34,296 367 8.971% 3.64% 2.98%
5 Cumberland 335,509 26,744 294 7.971% 2.84% 2.39%
6 Gaston 224,529 25,511 409 11.362% 2.71% 3.32%
7 Durham 321,488 24,508 221 7.623% 2.60% 1.79%
8 Union 239,859 23,147 211 9.650% 2.46% 1.71%
9 Cabarrus 216,453 20,652 247 9.541% 2.19% 2.00%
10 Johnston 209,339 20,013 213 9.560% 2.12% 1.73%
11 Pitt 180,742 18,646 86 10.316% 1.98% 0.70%
12 Catawba 159,551 18,554 295 11.629% 1.97% 2.39%
13 New Hanover 234,473 18,272 161 7.793% 1.94% 1.31%
14 Iredell 181,806 17,889 205 9.840% 1.90% 1.66%
15 Alamance 169,509 17,328 261 10.222% 1.84% 2.12%
16 Buncombe 261,191 16,876 321 6.461% 1.79% 2.61%
17 Rowan 142,088 16,111 299 11.339% 1.71% 2.43%
18 Robeson 130,625 15,922 227 12.189% 1.69% 1.84%
19 Onslow 197,938 15,852 142 8.009% 1.68% 1.15%
20 Davidson 167,609 15,780 183 9.415% 1.67% 1.49%
21 Randolph 143,667 14,640 222 10.190% 1.55% 1.80%
22 Cleveland 97,947 11,072 222 11.304% 1.17% 1.80%
23 Nash 94,298 10,931 177 11.592% 1.16% 1.44%
24 Harnett 135,976 10,889 165 8.008% 1.16% 1.34%
25 Wayne 123,131 10,746 238 8.727% 1.14% 1.93%
26 Henderson 117,417 9,779 153 8.328% 1.04% 1.24%
27 Burke 90,485 9,707 148 10.728% 1.03% 1.20%
28 Lincoln 86,111 9,560 85 11.102% 1.01% 0.69%
29 Wilson 81,801 9,281 163 11.346% 0.98% 1.32%
30 Caldwell 82,178 9,098 102 11.071% 0.97% 0.83%
31 Craven 102,139 9,044 123 8.855% 0.96% 1.00%
32 Brunswick 142,820 8,801 147 6.162% 0.93% 1.19%
33 Moore 100,880 8,538 184 8.464% 0.91% 1.49%
34 Orange 148,476 8,285 101 5.580% 0.88% 0.82%
35 Surry 71,783 7,905 156 11.012% 0.84% 1.27%
36 Sampson 63,531 7,607 104 11.974% 0.81% 0.84%
37 Stanly 62,806 7,495 112 11.934% 0.80% 0.91%
38 Rockingham 91,010 7,235 90 7.950% 0.77% 0.73%
39 Rutherford 67,029 7,064 205 10.539% 0.75% 1.66%
40 Wilkes 68,412 6,437 108 9.409% 0.68% 0.88%
41 Franklin 69,685 6,303 48 9.045% 0.67% 0.39%
42 Columbus 55,508 6,206 149 11.180% 0.66% 1.21%
43 Duplin 58,741 6,086 128 10.361% 0.65% 1.04%
44 Lee 61,779 5,776 76 9.349% 0.61% 0.62%
45 Lenoir 55,949 5,702 110 10.191% 0.60% 0.89%
46 Granville 60,443 5,699 79 9.429% 0.60% 0.64%
47 Halifax 50,010 5,371 107 10.740% 0.57% 0.87%
48 Edgecombe 51,472 5,242 106 10.184% 0.56% 0.86%
49 Pender 63,060 5,142 69 8.154% 0.55% 0.56%
50 Carteret 69,473 4,894 47 7.044% 0.52% 0.38%
51 Vance 44,535 4,773 85 10.717% 0.51% 0.69%
52 Richmond 44,829 4,491 92 10.018% 0.48% 0.75%
53 Chatham 74,470 4,484 85 6.021% 0.48% 0.69%
54 Hoke 55,234 4,471 55 8.095% 0.47% 0.45%
55 Beaufort 46,994 4,450 94 9.469% 0.47% 0.76%
56 Watauga 56,177 4,356 30 7.754% 0.46% 0.24%
57 Alexander 37,497 4,260 83 11.361% 0.45% 0.67%
58 Haywood 62,317 4,173 92 6.696% 0.44% 0.75%
59 Davie 42,846 3,909 37 9.123% 0.41% 0.30%
60 Stokes 45,591 3,858 79 8.462% 0.41% 0.64%
61 Yadkin 37,667 3,855 47 10.234% 0.41% 0.38%
62 Scotland 34,823 3,637 82 10.444% 0.39% 0.67%
63 Jackson 43,938 3,538 56 8.052% 0.38% 0.45%
64 Person 39,490 3,250 67 8.230% 0.34% 0.54%
65 Montgomery 27,173 3,248 93 11.953% 0.34% 0.75%
66 Pasquotank 39,824 3,230 80 8.111% 0.34% 0.65%
67 Bladen 32,722 3,148 41 9.620% 0.33% 0.33%
68 Macon 35,858 2,863 32 7.984% 0.30% 0.26%
69 Anson 24,446 2,469 55 10.100% 0.26% 0.45%
70 Cherokee 28,612 2,353 20 8.224% 0.25% 0.16%
71 Greene 21,069 2,233 42 10.599% 0.24% 0.34%
72 Martin 22,440 2,195 39 9.782% 0.23% 0.32%
73 Transylvania 34,385 2,179 29 6.337% 0.23% 0.24%
74 Caswell 22,604 2,108 27 9.326% 0.22% 0.22%
75 Avery 17,557 2,045 20 11.648% 0.22% 0.16%
76 Hertford 23,677 2,042 63 8.624% 0.22% 0.51%
77 Dare 37,009 2,032 8 5.491% 0.22% 0.06%
78 Ashe 27,203 2,019 41 7.422% 0.21% 0.33%
79 Northampton 19,483 1,834 39 9.413% 0.19% 0.32%
80 Warren 19,731 1,741 19 8.824% 0.18% 0.15%
81 Bertie 18,947 1,715 43 9.052% 0.18% 0.35%
82 Yancey 18,069 1,547 27 8.562% 0.16% 0.22%
83 Madison 21,755 1,514 40 6.959% 0.16% 0.32%
84 Currituck 27,763 1,483 15 5.342% 0.16% 0.12%
85 Polk 20,724 1,433 27 6.915% 0.15% 0.22%
86 Chowan 13,943 1,410 22 10.113% 0.15% 0.18%
87 Mitchell 14,964 1,341 16 8.962% 0.14% 0.13%
88 Swain 14,271 1,198 17 8.395% 0.13% 0.14%
89 Pamlico 12,726 1,098 13 8.628% 0.12% 0.11%
90 Washington 11,580 1,037 31 8.955% 0.11% 0.25%
91 Alleghany 11,137 972 5 8.728% 0.10% 0.04%
92 Perquimans 13,463 956 9 7.101% 0.10% 0.07%
93 Jones 9,419 800 18 8.493% 0.08% 0.15%
94 Gates 11,562 714 12 6.175% 0.08% 0.10%
95 Clay 11,231 702 18 6.251% 0.07% 0.15%
96 Hyde 4,937 651 8 13.186% 0.07% 0.06%
97 Camden 10,867 634 5 5.834% 0.07% 0.04%
98 Graham 8,441 572 12 6.776% 0.06% 0.10%
99 Tyrrell 4,016 310 6 7.719% 0.03% 0.05%

Mortality rate between 2-3% (blue), 3% or more (red)

1. Percent of total cases in North Carolina. 2. Percent of total deceased in North Carolina 3. Mortality rate of the county


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