Wake County, North Carolina

The population data for Wake County come from three sources. Population counts for 1990 are from the 1990 decennial census (SF1 files). The population counts for 2000 are from the U.S. Census Bureau's population estimates program (http://www.census.gov/popest/). Those estimates are the April 1, 2000, base for the vintage 2009 county population estimates, which may differ slightly from the 2000 decennial census counts because of post-enumeration corrections. The 2014 population counts are from the U.S. Census Bureau’s population estimates and are as of July 1 of that year.

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  1990 2000 2014
Hispanic population Rank 5,396 335 33,985 143 99,706 98
Total county population 423,380 627,846 998,691
Hispanics as percent of county population Rank 1% 1,209 5% 756 10% 725
  Change
from 1990
Change
from 2000
Hispanic population change Rank   28,589 88 65,721 63
Percent change in Hispanic population Rank   530% 189 193% 447