Virginia Population Estimates

Area Census 2000 7/1/2009 Absolute Change Relative Change
Virginia +/- 7,078,515 7,882,590 804,075 11.36%
Abingdon town +/- 7,780 8,004 224 2.88%
Accomac town +/- 547 523 -24 -4.39%
Alberta town +/- 306 285 -21 -6.86%
Alexandria city +/- 128,283 150,006 21,723 16.93%
Altavista town +/- 3,425 3,336 -89 -2.60%
Amherst town +/- 2,251 2,203 -48 -2.13%
Appalachia town +/- 1,839 1,724 -115 -6.25%
Appomattox town +/- 1,761 1,740 -21 -1.19%
Arlington CDP +/- 189,453 217,483 28,030 14.80%
Ashland town +/- 6,619 7,114 495 7.48%
Bedford city +/- 6,299 6,350 51 0.81%
Belle Haven town +/- 480 458 -22 -4.58%
Berryville town +/- 2,963 3,184 221 7.46%
Big Stone Gap town +/- 4,856 5,643 787 16.21%
Blacksburg town +/- 39,573 42,881 3,308 8.36%
Blackstone town +/- 3,675 3,565 -110 -2.99%
Bloxom town +/- 395 399 4 1.01%
Bluefield town +/- 5,078 5,162 84 1.65%
Boones Mill town +/- 285 291 6 2.11%
Bowling Green town +/- 936 1,023 87 9.29%
Boyce town +/- 426 454 28 6.57%
Boydton town +/- 454 454 0 0.00%
Boykins town +/- 620 591 -29 -4.68%
Branchville town +/- 123 119 -4 -3.25%
Bridgewater town +/- 5,203 5,420 217 4.17%
Bristol city +/- 17,367 17,690 323 1.86%
Broadway town +/- 2,192 3,211 1,019 46.49%
Brodnax town +/- 317 285 -32 -10.09%
Brookneal town +/- 1,259 1,239 -20 -1.59%
Buchanan town +/- 1,233 1,229 -4 -0.32%
Buena Vista city +/- 6,349 6,222 -127 -2.00%
Burkeville town +/- 489 472 -17 -3.48%
Cape Charles town +/- 1,134 1,469 335 29.54%
Capron town +/- 167 486 319 191.02%
Cedar Bluff town +/- 1,085 1,045 -40 -3.69%
Charlotte Court House town +/- 404 427 23 5.69%
Charlottesville city +/- 45,049 42,218 -2,831 -6.28%
Chase City town +/- 2,457 2,294 -163 -6.63%
Chatham town +/- 1,338 2,233 895 66.89%
Cheriton town +/- 499 471 -28 -5.61%
Chesapeake city +/- 199,184 222,455 23,271 11.68%
Chilhowie town +/- 1,827 1,735 -92 -5.04%
Chincoteague town +/- 4,317 4,316 -1 -0.02%
Christiansburg town +/- 16,947 19,638 2,691 15.88%
Claremont town +/- 343 331 -12 -3.50%
Clarksville town +/- 1,329 1,242 -87 -6.55%
Cleveland town +/- 148 142 -6 -4.05%
Clifton Forge town +/- 4,289 3,927 -362 -8.44%
Clifton town +/- 185 216 31 16.76%
Clinchco town +/- 424 401 -23 -5.42%
Clinchport town +/- 77 72 -5 -6.49%
Clintwood town +/- 1,549 1,493 -56 -3.62%
Coeburn town +/- 1,996 1,979 -17 -0.85%
Colonial Beach town +/- 3,228 3,801 573 17.75%
Colonial Heights city +/- 16,897 17,823 926 5.48%
Columbia town +/- 49 56 7 14.29%
Courtland town +/- 1,270 1,225 -45 -3.54%
Covington city +/- 6,303 6,149 -154 -2.44%
Craigsville town +/- 979 1,020 41 4.19%
Crewe town +/- 2,378 2,270 -108 -4.54%
Culpeper town +/- 9,664 14,044 4,380 45.32%
Damascus town +/- 981 1,066 85 8.66%
Danville city +/- 48,411 44,400 -4,011 -8.29%
Dayton town +/- 1,344 1,360 16 1.19%
Dendron town +/- 297 290 -7 -2.36%
Dillwyn town +/- 447 426 -21 -4.70%
Drakes Branch town +/- 504 462 -42 -8.33%
Dublin town +/- 2,288 2,143 -145 -6.34%
Duffield town +/- 62 81 19 30.65%
Dumfries town +/- 4,937 4,954 17 0.34%
Dungannon town +/- 317 296 -21 -6.62%
Eastville town +/- 203 193 -10 -4.93%
Edinburg town +/- 813 901 88 10.82%
Elkton town +/- 2,042 2,639 597 29.24%
Emporia city +/- 5,665 5,635 -30 -0.53%
Exmore town +/- 1,136 1,352 216 19.01%
Fairfax city +/- 21,498 24,665 3,167 14.73%
Falls Church city +/- 10,377 11,957 1,580 15.23%
Farmville town +/- 6,845 7,661 816 11.92%
Fincastle town +/- 359 355 -4 -1.11%
Floyd town +/- 432 438 6 1.39%
Franklin city +/- 8,346 8,814 468 5.61%
Fredericksburg city +/- 19,279 23,193 3,914 20.30%
Fries town +/- 614 542 -72 -11.73%
Front Royal town +/- 13,589 14,573 984 7.24%
Galax city +/- 6,837 6,880 43 0.63%
Gate City town +/- 2,159 2,018 -141 -6.53%
Glade Spring town +/- 1,374 1,525 151 10.99%
Glasgow town +/- 1,046 992 -54 -5.16%
Glen Lyn town +/- 151 163 12 7.95%
Gordonsville town +/- 1,498 1,716 218 14.55%
Goshen town +/- 406 390 -16 -3.94%
Gretna town +/- 1,257 1,207 -50 -3.98%
Grottoes town +/- 2,114 2,201 87 4.12%
Grundy town +/- 1,105 930 -175 -15.84%
Halifax town +/- 1,389 1,247 -142 -10.22%
Hallwood town +/- 290 276 -14 -4.83%
Hamilton town +/- 562 797 235 41.81%
Hampton city +/- 146,437 144,236 -2,201 -1.50%
Harrisonburg city +/- 40,468 45,137 4,669 11.54%
Haymarket town +/- 879 1,252 373 42.43%
Haysi town +/- 186 302 116 62.37%
Herndon town +/- 21,655 22,583 928 4.29%
Hillsboro town +/- 96 120 24 25.00%
Hillsville town +/- 2,607 2,622 15 0.58%
Honaker town +/- 945 1,469 524 55.45%
Hopewell city +/- 22,354 23,123 769 3.44%
Hurt town +/- 1,276 1,209 -67 -5.25%
Independence town +/- 971 881 -90 -9.27%
Iron Gate town +/- 404 372 -32 -7.92%
Irvington town +/- 673 628 -45 -6.69%
Ivor town +/- 320 306 -14 -4.37%
Jarratt town +/- 589 555 -34 -5.77%
Jonesville town +/- 995 961 -34 -3.42%
Keller town +/- 173 164 -9 -5.20%
Kenbridge town +/- 1,253 1,256 3 0.24%
Keysville town +/- 817 747 -70 -8.57%
Kilmarnock town +/- 1,244 1,271 27 2.17%
La Crosse town +/- 618 584 -34 -5.50%
Lawrenceville town +/- 1,275 1,330 55 4.31%
Lebanon town +/- 3,273 3,214 -59 -1.80%
Leesburg town +/- 28,311 40,927 12,616 44.56%
Lexington city +/- 6,867 6,901 34 0.50%
Louisa town +/- 1,401 1,568 167 11.92%
Lovettsville town +/- 853 1,318 465 54.51%
Luray town +/- 4,871 4,802 -69 -1.42%
Lynchburg city +/- 65,269 73,933 8,664 13.27%
Madison town +/- 210 213 3 1.43%
Manassas city +/- 35,135 36,514 1,379 3.92%
Manassas Park city +/- 10,290 12,042 1,752 17.03%
Marion town +/- 6,349 5,926 -423 -6.66%
Martinsville city +/- 15,416 14,635 -781 -5.07%
McKenney town +/- 441 484 43 9.75%
Melfa town +/- 450 425 -25 -5.56%
Middleburg town +/- 632 976 344 54.43%
Middletown town +/- 1,015 1,152 137 13.50%
Mineral town +/- 424 478 54 12.74%
Monterey town +/- 158 138 -20 -12.66%
Montross town +/- 315 301 -14 -4.44%
Mount Crawford town +/- 254 302 48 18.90%
Mount Jackson town +/- 1,664 2,016 352 21.15%
Narrows town +/- 2,111 2,149 38 1.80%
Nassawadox town +/- 572 594 22 3.85%
New Castle town +/- 179 165 -14 -7.82%
New Market town +/- 1,637 1,858 221 13.50%
Newport News city +/- 180,150 193,172 13,022 7.23%
Newsoms town +/- 282 275 -7 -2.48%
Nickelsville town +/- 448 420 -28 -6.25%
Norfolk city +/- 234,403 233,333 -1,070 -0.46%
Norton city +/- 3,904 3,713 -191 -4.89%
Occoquan town +/- 759 834 75 9.88%
Onancock town +/- 1,525 1,386 -139 -9.11%
Onley town +/- 496 472 -24 -4.84%
Orange town +/- 4,123 4,674 551 13.36%
Painter town +/- 246 234 -12 -4.88%
Pamplin City town +/- 199 196 -3 -1.51%
Parksley town +/- 837 790 -47 -5.62%
Pearisburg town +/- 2,729 2,761 32 1.17%
Pembroke town +/- 1,134 1,169 35 3.09%
Pennington Gap town +/- 1,781 1,761 -20 -1.12%
Petersburg city +/- 33,740 32,986 -754 -2.23%
Phenix town +/- 200 181 -19 -9.50%
Pocahontas town +/- 441 418 -23 -5.22%
Poquoson city +/- 11,566 11,794 228 1.97%
Port Royal town +/- 170 168 -2 -1.18%
Portsmouth city +/- 100,565 99,321 -1,244 -1.24%
Pound town +/- 1,089 1,073 -16 -1.47%
Pulaski town +/- 9,473 8,937 -536 -5.66%
Purcellville town +/- 3,584 5,309 1,725 48.13%
Quantico town +/- 561 4,516 3,955 704.99%
Radford city +/- 15,859 16,184 325 2.05%
Remington town +/- 624 685 61 9.78%
Rich Creek town +/- 665 681 16 2.41%
Richlands town +/- 4,144 5,645 1,501 36.22%
Richmond city +/- 197,790 204,451 6,661 3.37%
Ridgeway town +/- 775 773 -2 -0.26%
Roanoke city +/- 94,911 94,482 -429 -0.45%
Rocky Mount town +/- 4,066 4,525 459 11.29%
Round Hill town +/- 500 759 259 51.80%
Rural Retreat town +/- 1,350 1,342 -8 -0.59%
Salem city +/- 24,747 25,462 715 2.89%
Saltville town +/- 2,204 2,185 -19 -0.86%
Saxis town +/- 337 321 -16 -4.75%
Scottsburg town +/- 145 142 -3 -2.07%
Scottsville town +/- 555 578 23 4.14%
Shenandoah town +/- 1,878 2,272 394 20.98%
Smithfield town +/- 6,324 7,070 746 11.80%
South Boston town +/- 8,491 7,805 -686 -8.08%
South Hill town +/- 4,403 4,515 112 2.54%
St. Charles town +/- 159 147 -12 -7.55%
St. Paul town +/- 1,000 974 -26 -2.60%
Stanardsville town +/- 476 508 32 6.72%
Stanley town +/- 1,326 1,556 230 17.35%
Staunton city +/- 23,853 23,886 33 0.14%
Stephens City town +/- 1,146 1,503 357 31.15%
Stony Creek town +/- 202 183 -19 -9.41%
Strasburg town +/- 4,017 4,380 363 9.04%
Stuart town +/- 961 1,413 452 47.03%
Suffolk city +/- 63,677 83,659 19,982 31.38%
Surry town +/- 262 249 -13 -4.96%
Tangier town +/- 604 654 50 8.28%
Tappahannock town +/- 2,068 2,204 136 6.58%
Tazewell town +/- 4,206 4,282 76 1.81%
The Plains town +/- 266 302 36 13.53%
Timberville town +/- 1,739 2,015 276 15.87%
Toms Brook town +/- 255 264 9 3.53%
Troutdale town +/- 1,230 179 -1,051 -85.45%
Troutville town +/- 432 424 -8 -1.85%
Urbanna town +/- 543 543 0 0.00%
Victoria town +/- 1,821 1,698 -123 -6.75%
Vienna town +/- 14,453 15,215 762 5.27%
Vinton town +/- 7,782 7,814 32 0.41%
Virgilina town +/- 159 146 -13 -8.18%
Virginia Beach city +/- 425,257 433,575 8,318 1.96%
Wachapreague town +/- 236 222 -14 -5.93%
Wakefield town +/- 1,038 955 -83 -8.00%
Warrenton town +/- 6,670 9,059 2,389 35.82%
Warsaw town +/- 1,375 1,321 -54 -3.93%
Washington town +/- 183 169 -14 -7.65%
Waverly town +/- 2,309 2,136 -173 -7.49%
Waynesboro city +/- 19,520 22,241 2,721 13.94%
Weber City town +/- 1,333 1,310 -23 -1.73%
West Point town +/- 2,866 3,156 290 10.12%
White Stone town +/- 358 329 -29 -8.10%
Williamsburg city +/- 11,998 12,729 731 6.09%
Winchester city +/- 23,585 26,322 2,737 11.60%
Windsor town +/- 916 2,534 1,618 176.64%
Wise town +/- 3,255 3,228 -27 -0.83%
Woodstock town +/- 3,952 4,295 343 8.68%
Wytheville town +/- 7,804 8,225 421 5.39%

Source: Population Division, U.S. Census Bureau