Moore County, North Carolina

Moore County: County in North Carolina, United States

About

Moore County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 88,247 and a population density of 48 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 103,352 inhabitants. Its county seat is Carthage. The county was created 238 years ago in 1783.

Quick Facts about Moore County

Population : 103,352 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
Different from : Moore County, Moore County
Area : 1828 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.1%
Land as percent of area : 98.9%
Named for : Alfred Moore
Altitude : 518 feet / 158 meters
Capital : Carthage
Establishment : January 01, 1784
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 19:53:16 (3rd July 2022)
Density : 57 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 14.62% (2010-2020)
Moore County locator map
Location of Moore County on North Carolina map.
MOORE COUNTY COURTHOUSE  CARTHAGE  MOORE COUNTY image
MOORE COUNTY COURTHOUSE CARTHAGE MOORE COUNTY
MOORE COUNTY COURTHOUSE  CARTHAGE  MOORE COUNTY image

Geography

Moore County is located at 35°18'39"N 79°28'53"W (35.3107200, -79.4813100). It has 7 neighbors: Chatham County, Harnett County, Hoke County, Lee County, Montgomery County, Richmond County and Scotland County.

Moore County map

The largest city of Moore County is Carthage with a population of 2,595. Other cities include, Pinebluff population 1,647, Robbins population 1,241, Foxfire population 1,061 and Taylortown population 880. See all Moore County cities & populated places.

Moore County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Moore County.

City Name Population Title
Pinehurst 15,752 Village in North Carolina
Southern Pines 15,070 Town in North Carolina, USA
Aberdeen 8,339 Town in Moore County, North Carolina, United States
Seven Lakes 4,888 Township in Moore County, North Carolina
Whispering Pines 3,461 Village in North Carolina
Carthage 2,595 City in Moore County, North Carolina, United States of America
Pinebluff 1,647 City in Moore County, North Carolina, United States of America
Robbins 1,241 City in Moore County, North Carolina, USA
Foxfire 1,061 Human settlement in Moore County, North Carolina, United States of America
Taylortown 880 Human settlement in Moore County, North Carolina, United States of America
Vass 801 Human settlement in Moore County, North Carolina, United States of America
Cameron 352 Town of the United States

Moore County has 7 neighbours.

  • Carthage

Demographics

The population of Moore County increased by 14.62% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 88,247 - census
2011 89,262 1.14% estimation process
2012 90,191 1.03% estimation process
2013 91,366 1.29% estimation process
2014 92,816 1.56% estimation process
2015 94,013 1.27% estimation process
2016 95,405 1.46% estimation process
2017 97,368 2.02% estimation process
2018 98,805 1.45% estimation process
2019 100,880 2.06% estimation process
2020 103,352 2.39% estimation process

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People born in Moore County (5)

People born in Moore County, including politician Archibald McNeill, lawyer Julian Pierce, football player and coach, politician, publisher W. C. Dowd, .

List

Other places with the same name (3)

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