Propelled largely by growth in the Charlotte and Raleigh areas, North Carolina’s population passed the 10 million mark in the past year, according to newly released estimates by the U.S. Census Bureau.
The state remains the nation’s ninth-most populous, just behind Georgia and just ahead of Michigan.
16:28 North Carolina woman wins $1M after buying Lottery scratch-off to teach husband about ‘wasteful spending’10
14:11 The Daily 202: The agonizing torment of a dozen undecided voters in North Carolina13
03:32 Analysis: North Carolina Counties That Cut Early Voting Sites See Lower Turnout16
20:49 Hurricane Matthew unearths huge prehistoric shark tooth2