City levels are determined by the county in which they are located. If the city is not named below, it may be located within a county listed below. Visit the National Association of Counties website and type the city name into the "City/Zip Search" tab to determine the city's county. If the city is not listed below or is not located in a county below, that city is a Level 1.


Level City County
3 Asheville Buncombe
4 Atlantic Beach / Morehead City   Carteret
4 Chapel Hill Orange
3 Charlotte Mecklenburg
3 Durham Durham
2 Fayetteville Cumberland
2 Greensboro Guilford
4 Kill Devil Dare
3 Raleigh Wake
3 Wilmington New Hanover

North Carolina