Carrboro Orange County, North Carolina

Carrboro: Town in North Carolina, United States

About

Carrboro is a town located in the county of Orange in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 19,582 and a population density of 1,155 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 21,239 inhabitants.

The town was created 140 years ago in 1881.

Carrboro Quick Facts

Population : 21,239 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Orange County
Postal code : 27510
Phone Area Codes : 919
Area : 16.96 km2
Named for : Julian Carr
Altitude : 840 feet / 256, 141 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1882 (140 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 09:13:23 (7th October 2022)
Density : 1,252 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 7.8% (2010-2020)
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Location of Carrboro on North Carolina map.
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Geography

Carrboro is located at 35°54'37"N 79°4'31"W (35.9101400, -79.0752900).

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Demographics

The population of Carrboro increased by 7.8% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 19,582 - census
2011 19,874 1.47% estimation process
2012 20,300 2.1% estimation process
2013 20,681 1.84% estimation process
2014 20,878 0.94% estimation process
2015 21,074 0.93% estimation process
2016 21,198 0.58% estimation process
2017 21,452 1.18% estimation process
2018 21,220 -1.09% estimation process
2019 21,190 -0.14% estimation process
2020 21,239 0.23% estimation process

Carrboro zip code is 27510. County name: Orange, County fips: 37135

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People born in Carrboro (1)

American baseball player Whammy Douglas was born in Carrboro

Schools in Carrboro

College & universities near Carrboro, NC

Code Name City ZIP
199120 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill (NC) 27599

Stations (17)

Amtrak & bus stations near Carrboro, NC

Code Name Address Type
DNC Durham 400 W. Chapel Hill Street RAIL
CYN Cary 211 North Academy Street RAIL
NSF North Carolina State Fair station 1025 Blue Ridge Blvd. RAIL
BNC Burlington 101 North Main Street RAIL
RGH Raleigh Union Station 320 West Cabarrus Street RAIL

Post offices near Carrboro

Post Office Name City ZIP
Carrbor Post Office Carrboro (NC) 27510

Other cities in Orange County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Orange County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Chapel Hill 59,568 Town in Orange County, North Carolina, United States
Hillsborough 7,226 Town in and county seat of Orange County, North Carolina, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Carrboro distances to largest North Carolina cities