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Virginia Cities by Population

Below are the 593 Virginia cities sorted by population from 1 to 553 (there are some ties). The population data are from the 2020 Census Redistricting dataset. If 2020 Census data are not available for a geography, then the population data are from the Census’ 2019 American Community Survey. You can copy and paste this list directly into your favorite spreadsheet program. Don't you just adore lovely numbers listed nicely in columns & rows? We do!

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Rank City Population
1 Virginia Beach 459,470
2 Chesapeake 249,422
3 Arlington 238,643
4 Norfolk 238,005
5 Richmond 226,610
6 Newport News 186,247
7 Alexandria 159,467
8 Hampton 137,148
9 Roanoke 100,011
10 Portsmouth 97,915
11 Suffolk 94,324
12 Lynchburg 79,009
13 Centreville 73,518
14 Dale City 72,088
15 Reston 63,226
16 Harrisonburg 51,814
17 McLean 50,773
18 Leesburg 48,250
19 Tuckahoe 48,051
20 Charlottesville 46,553
21 Ashburn 46,349
22 Lake Ridge 46,162
23 Blacksburg 44,826
24 Woodbridge 44,668
25 Annandale 43,363
26 Manassas 42,772
27 Danville 42,590
28 Burke 42,312
29 Linton Hall 41,754
30 Mechanicsville 39,482
31 Marumsco 37,770
32 Oakton 36,732
33 Fair Oaks 34,052
34 South Riding 33,877
35 Petersburg 33,458
36 Springfield 31,339
37 Short Pump 30,626
38 Sterling 30,337
39 West Falls Church 30,243
40 Winchester 28,120
41 Fredericksburg 27,982
42 Cave Spring 26,755
43 Tysons 26,374
44 Staunton 25,750
45 Salem 25,346
46 Bailey's Crossroads 24,749
47 Herndon 24,655
48 Chantilly 24,301
49 Fairfax 24,146
50 Cherry Hill 23,683
51 Brambleton 23,486
52 Chester 23,414
53 West Springfield 23,369
54 Christiansburg 23,348
55 Hopewell 23,033
56 Lincolnia 22,922
57 Montclair 22,279
58 Waynesboro 22,196
59 McNair 21,598
60 Rose Hill 21,045
61 Meadowbrook 20,898
62 Woodlawn CDP 20,859
63 Merrifield 20,488
64 Buckhall 20,420
65 Neabsco 20,364
66 Lorton 20,072
67 Culpeper 20,062
68 Franklin Farm 19,189
69 Sudley 19,008
70 Franconia 18,943
71 Colonial Heights 18,170
72 Gainesville 18,112
73 Bon Air 18,022
74 Idylwood 17,954
75 Laurel 17,769
76 Burke Centre 17,518
77 Fort Hunt 17,231
78 TIE Manassas Park and Bristol 17,219
79 Kingstowne 16,825
80 Bull Run 16,794
81 Highland Springs 16,604
82 Wolf Trap 16,496
83 Vienna 16,473
84 Hybla Valley 16,319
85 Glen Allen 16,187
86 Radford 16,070
87 Great Falls 15,953
88 Groveton 15,725
89 Hollins 15,574
90 Williamsburg 15,425
91 East Highland Park 15,131
92 Stone Ridge 15,039
93 Front Royal 15,011
94 Falls Church 14,658
95 Broadlands 14,021
96 Huntington 13,749
97 Brandermill 13,730
98 Martinsville 13,485
99 Kings Park West 13,465
100 Timberlake 13,267
101 Newington 13,223
102 Newington Forest 12,957
103 Mount Vernon 12,914
104 Poquoson 12,460
105 Lansdowne 12,427
106 Fairfax Station 12,420
107 Cascades 12,366
108 Sugarland Run 12,345
109 Lakeside 12,203
110 Stuarts Draft 12,142
111 Manchester 12,129
112 Wakefield 11,805
113 Dranesville 11,785
114 Forest 11,709
115 Loudoun Valley Estates 11,436
116 New Baltimore 11,251
117 George Mason 11,162
118 Wyndham 11,087
119 Lowes Island 11,023
120 Yorkshire 10,992
121 Madison Heights 10,893
122 Gloucester Point 10,587
123 Countryside 10,418
124 Belmont 10,268
125 Independent Hill 10,165
126 Lake Monticello 10,126
127 Warrenton 10,057
128 Fort Lee 9,874
129 Lake Barcroft 9,770
130 Fishersville 9,629
131 Triangle 9,589
132 Dunn Loring 9,464
133 Crozet 9,224
134 Seven Corners 9,131
135 Innsbrook 8,998
136 Pulaski 8,985
137 Purcellville 8,929
138 Woodburn 8,797
139 Rockwood 8,685
140 Hollymead 8,601
141 Smithfield 8,533
142 Dumbarton 8,506
143 Greenbriar 8,421
144 Fair Lakes 8,404
145 Abingdon 8,376
146 Floris 8,341
147 Laurel Hill 8,307
148 Wytheville 8,265
149 Franklin 8,180
150 Lake of the Woods 8,081
151 Vinton 8,059
152 South Boston 7,966
153 TIE Montrose and University of Virginia 7,909
154 Long Branch 7,890
155 Sandston 7,779
156 Bellwood 7,678
157 Fort Belvoir 7,637
158 Ashland 7,565
159 Mantua 7,503
160 Carrollton 7,498
161 Woodlake 7,493
162 Farmville 7,473
163 North Springfield 7,430
164 Collinsville 7,380
165 Lexington 7,320
166 Ettrick 7,241
167 Strasburg 7,083
168 Belle Haven CDP 6,851
169 Aquia Harbour 6,836
170 Galax 6,720
171 Bedford 6,657
172 Buena Vista 6,641
173 Bridgewater 6,596
174 Pimmit Hills 6,569
175 South Run 6,462
176 Massanetta Springs 6,384
177 Potomac Mills 6,332
178 Bensley 5,971
179 Dulles Town Center 5,909
180 Bealeton 5,882
181 Woodstock 5,807
182 Emporia 5,766
183 Marion 5,751
184 Covington 5,737
185 Crosspointe 5,722
186 Dumfries 5,679
187 Spotsylvania Courthouse 5,610
188 Chamberlayne 5,581
189 Stafford Courthouse 5,370
190 Richlands 5,261
191 Big Stone Gap 5,254
192 Quantico Base 5,221
193 Bluefield 5,096
194 King George 4,970
195 Falmouth 4,956
196 Rocky Mount 4,903
197 Orange 4,880
198 Luray 4,831
199 South Hill 4,690
200 Pantops 4,682
201 Berryville 4,574
202 Lake Land'Or 4,555
203 Bethel Manor 4,540
204 Kings Park 4,537
205 Tazewell 4,486
206 Verona 4,398
207 Broadway 4,170
208 Hayfield 4,154
209 Shenandoah Farms 4,135
210 Enon 4,075
211 Mount Hermon 4,057
212 Loch Lomond 4,050
213 University Center 3,969
214 Colonial Beach 3,908
215 County Center 3,787
216 Norton 3,687
217 Clifton Forge 3,555
218 West Point 3,414
219 Cloverdale 3,410
220 Altavista 3,378
221 Blackstone 3,352
222 Chincoteague 3,344
223 North Shore 3,332
224 Blue Ridge 3,185
225 Lebanon 3,159
226 Southern Gateway 3,133
227 Daleville 3,070
228 Gloucester Courthouse 3,030
229 Wise 2,971
230 Timberville 2,963
231 Lake Wilderness 2,960
232 Dahlgren 2,946
233 Elkton 2,941
234 Pearisburg 2,909
235 Grottoes 2,899
236 Hillsville 2,884
237 Merrimac 2,858
238 Windsor 2,746
239 Weyers Cave 2,700
240 Lovettsville 2,694
241 Dublin 2,682
242 Ravensworth 2,680
243 Matoaca 2,655
244 Lake Caroline 2,511
245 Shenandoah 2,486
246 Oak Grove 2,452
247 Fairlawn 2,419
248 Arcola 2,412
249 Prince George 2,315
250 Crewe 2,262
251 Shawneeland 2,248
252 Crimora 2,219
253 Lake Holiday 2,196
254 Tappahannock 2,193
255 Rivanna 2,174
256 Massanutten 2,164
257 New Market 2,155
258 Amherst 2,110
259 Narrows 2,093
260 Horse Pasture 2,058
261 Chase City 2,053
262 Woodlawn 2,045
263 Gate City 2,043
264 Mason Neck 2,025
265 Stephens City 2,016
266 Raven 1,988
267 Louisa 1,987
268 Moorefield Station 1,976
269 Mount Jackson 1,961
270 Waverly 1,955
271 Appomattox 1,919
272 Piney Mountain 1,880
273 Laymantown 1,867
274 Marshall 1,854
275 Ferrum 1,827
276 TIE Saltville and East Lexington 1,824
277 Patrick Springs 1,813
278 Central Garage 1,810
279 Victoria 1,734
280 Castlewood 1,704
281 Stanley 1,703
282 Claypool Hill 1,699
283 Dayton 1,688
284 Chatmoss 1,671
285 Adwolf 1,658
286 Boswell's Corner 1,656
287 Chilhowie 1,654
288 Warsaw 1,637
289 Pennington Gap 1,624
290 Nokesville 1,619
291 Twin Lakes 1,602
292 Coeburn 1,598
293 Concord 1,557
294 Lyndhurst 1,554
295 Westlake Corner 1,553
296 Rural Retreat 1,546
297 Haymarket 1,545
298 Captains Cove 1,544
299 Ruckersville 1,484
300 Exmore 1,473
301 Benns Church 1,453
302 Kilmarnock 1,445
303 Appalachia 1,432
304 Stuart 1,431
305 Gordonsville 1,402
306 Apple Mountain Lake 1,400
307 Stanleytown 1,385
308 Clintwood 1,377
309 Basye 1,374
310 Bracey 1,372
311 Glade Spring 1,367
312 Middletown 1,355
313 Plum Creek 1,350
314 Wattsville 1,341
315 Union Hall 1,328
316 Gretna 1,310
317 Clarksville 1,300
318 Courtland 1,295
319 Rustburg 1,281
320 Dooms 1,279
321 Hurt 1,267
322 Belmont Estates 1,263
323 Nellysford 1,254
324 Weber City 1,250
325 Passapatanzy 1,244
326 Cana 1,243
327 Shawsville 1,241
328 Emory 1,237
329 Chatham 1,232
330 Bull Run Mountain Estates 1,220
331 Honaker 1,217
332 Buchanan 1,196
333 Hampden-Sydney 1,191
334 TIE Edinburg and Cape Charles 1,178
335 Rushmere 1,175
336 Onancock 1,169
337 TIE Bowling Green and Jolivue 1,168
338 Pembroke 1,152
339 Prices Fork 1,142
340 Belview 1,128
341 Atkins 1,121
342 Henry Fork 1,120
343 Halifax 1,118
344 TIE Kenbridge and Shenandoah Shores 1,112
345 Brookneal 1,090
346 Cedar Bluff 1,069
347 Brightwood 1,064
348 Meadow View 1,058
349 Deltaville 1,057
350 Glasgow 1,052
351 Springville 1,043
352 Occoquan 1,035
353 Bassett 1,028
354 Lawrenceville 1,014
355 Independence 1,011
356 Mountain Road 1,009
357 Dryden 986
358 Maurertown 973
359 Amelia Court House 965
360 TIE Riverdale and Riner 949
361 Harriston 948
362 Ivy 917
363 Horntown 912
364 TIE Craigsville and Goochland 899
365 Chester Gap 894
366 Glenvar 892
367 Greenville 887
368 Pound 877
369 Fort Chiswell 876
370 Grundy 875
371 Jonesville 872
372 St. Paul 866
373 Gratton 865
374 Skyland Estates 862
375 Elliston 855
376 Fieldale 852
377 New Hope 843
378 Blairs 841
379 Motley 825
380 Parksley 816
381 Atlantic 808
382 Keysville 807
383 Oak Level 803
384 Blue Ridge Shores 801
385 Damascus 788
386 Penhook 782
387 Wakefield town 759
388 Fincastle 755
389 Ridgeway 752
390 TIE Boyce and Rich Creek 749
391 New Kent 739
392 Rose Hill CDP 729
393 Dahlgren Center 724
394 TIE Camptown, Arrington, and Cluster Springs 718
395 Sherando 696
396 Round Hill 693
397 TIE Mount Sidney and Opal 678
398 Middleburg 669
399 Seven Mile Ford 664
400 Laurel Park 657
401 Jarratt 652
402 Villa Heights 638
403 Montvale 635
404 TIE Pastoria and Saluda 627
405 Remington 626
406 Hamilton 619
407 Riverview 616
408 La Crosse 614
409 Sugar Grove 610
410 TIE Quantico and Gwynn 578
411 Dante 572
412 Max Meadows 553
413 Shenandoah Retreat 549
414 Belle Haven 543
415 TIE Drakes Branch and Nassawadox 533
416 Onley 532
417 Mathews 525
418 TIE Hot Springs and Scottsville 524
419 Accomac 519
420 Sedley 517
421 Boykins 516
422 Charlotte Court House 505
423 TIE Lovingston and Southampton Meadows 503
424 Ivanhoe 501
425 TIE Urbanna and Shipman 492
426 Esmont 491
427 Metompkin 490
428 Cheriton 486
429 Haysi 484
430 Irvington 474
431 Mineral 470
432 Sandy Level 464
433 Troutville 458
434 McKenney 457
435 McMullin 455
436 Boston 454
437 Nelsonia 451
438 Fries 450
439 Floyd 448
440 Vansant 442
441 Mount Crawford 439
442 TIE Dillwyn and Tangier 436
443 Lafayette 429
444 Burkeville 417
445 Gargatha 415
446 Gasburg 408
447 TIE Low Moor and Powhatan 402
448 Melfa 396
449 Bloxom 387
450 Bland 383
451 Ewing 381
452 White Stone 380
453 Nickelsville 378
454 Fairview Beach 376
455 Templeton 372
456 Clover 366
457 Cumberland 365
458 Parrott 358
459 Selma 357
460 Stanardsville 349
461 TIE Pungoteague, Carrsville, and Wintergreen 346
462 Goshen 338
463 Chase Crossing 335
464 Montross 333
465 Catlett 331
466 Keokee 330
467 Iron Gate 324
468 Ivor 312
469 Mappsville 311
470 Temperanceville 308
471 Claremont 305
472 TIE Sperryville, Boydton, and Alberta 302
473 TIE Eastville and Big Island 300
474 Draper 291
475 Newsoms 286
476 Quinby 285
477 Brodnax 283
478 Calverton 279
479 TIE Toms Brook and King William 276
480 Painter 272
481 Pocahontas 268
482 Bobtown 267
483 Boones Mill 259
484 TIE Wachapreague and Dungannon 257
485 New Church 256
486 Schuyler 252
487 Dendron 251
488 The Plains 245
489 Clinchco 244
490 Clifton 243
491 Yogaville 242
492 TIE New River and Fairview 237
493 Augusta Springs 236
494 Hanover 235
495 Phenix 232
496 Oak Hall 226
497 Greenbush 224
498 TIE Flint Hill and Tasley 222
499 Yorktown 221
500 Whitesville 215
501 TIE Fancy Gap and Midland 214
502 Hiwassee 212
503 Stony Creek 209
504 Surry 208
505 Madison 205
506 Belspring 204
507 Callaghan 203
508 Hallwood 202
509 Port Royal 196
510 Churchville 195
511 Free Union 187
512 TIE Cats Bridge and Middlebrook 184
513 Sussex 181
514 Savageville 175
515 TIE Nathalie and Greenbackville 173
516 Saxis 172
517 Sanford 168
518 Monterey 165
519 Union Level 161
520 Scotland 153
521 Thynedale 152
522 Ebony 150
523 Troutdale 145
524 Keller 144
525 Lunenburg 142
526 Capron 141
527 TIE Pamplin City and Makemie Park 138
528 TIE Heathsville and Cleveland 136
529 Harborton 130
530 Buckingham Courthouse 129
531 TIE Scottsburg and Palmyra 127
532 Virgilina 126
533 TIE Snowville and New Castle 125
534 Warm Springs 121
535 TIE Modest Town and Baskerville 120
536 Branchville 118
537 Southside Chesconessex 115
538 Hillsboro 114
539 Allisonia 111
540 Deerfield 110
541 Bayside 107
542 Lancaster 105
543 TIE Charles City and Warfield 104
544 Lee Mont 102
545 Glen Lyn 95
546 Deep Creek 94
547 Washington 86
548 King and Queen Court House 82
549 TIE Duffield and St. Charles 73
550 TIE Savage Town and Columbia 72
551 Clinchport 64
552 Nottoway Court House 63
553 Mappsburg 51

The table above displays the most recent population estimates data for all cities where data are available from the following datasets:

  • United States Census Bureau. B01001 SEX BY AGE, 2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey Office. Web. 10 December 2020. http://www.census.gov/.
  • United States Census Bureau. "P2 Hispanic or Latino, and Not Hispanic or Latino by Race." 2020 Census State Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File. U.S. Census Bureau, 2020 Census. Web. 12 August 2021. https://www.census.gov/.

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