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Virginia Cities by Population

Below are the 666 Virginia cities sorted by population from 1 to 621 (there are some ties). The population data are from the 2021 Population Estimates Program and 2020 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 457,672
2 Chesapeake 251,269
3 Arlington 236,434
4 Norfolk 235,089
5 Richmond 226,604
6 Newport News 184,587
7 Alexandria 154,706
8 Hampton 137,746
9 Roanoke 98,865
10 Portsmouth 97,840
11 Suffolk 96,194
12 Lynchburg 79,009
13 Centreville 74,230
14 Dale City 72,062
15 Reston 61,418
16 Harrisonburg 51,430
17 Leesburg 48,908
18 McLean 48,566
19 Tuckahoe 48,517
20 Charlottesville 45,672
21 Lake Ridge 45,111
22 Blacksburg 44,949
23 Ashburn 44,090
24 Burke 44,077
25 Manassas 42,708
26 Woodbridge 42,517
27 Annandale 42,240
28 Danville 42,215
29 Linton Hall 41,426
30 Mechanicsville 37,141
31 Oakton 36,468
32 Fair Oaks 34,466
33 Petersburg 33,429
34 Springfield 32,960
35 South Riding 32,526
36 West Falls Church 31,262
37 Sterling 30,872
38 Fredericksburg 28,367
39 Winchester 28,136
40 Short Pump 27,385
41 Staunton 25,661
42 Salem 25,373
43 Tysons 25,230
44 Cave Spring 25,193
45 Herndon 24,339
46 Fairfax 24,276
47 Chantilly 23,820
48 West Springfield 23,775
49 Bailey's Crossroads 23,459
50 Hopewell 23,140
51 Woodlawn CDP 22,620
52 Christiansburg 22,615
53 Lincolnia 22,579
54 Waynesboro 22,550
55 Chester 22,098
56 Leesylvania 21,880
57 Rose Hill CDP 21,846
58 Montclair 21,329
59 Lorton 20,924
60 Brambleton 20,843
61 McNair 20,776
62 Culpeper 20,493
63 Cherry Hill 20,344
64 Meadowbrook 19,675
65 Franconia 19,478
66 Franklin Farm 18,845
67 Merrifield 18,523
68 Hybla Valley 18,438
69 Colonial Heights 18,273
70 Buckhall 18,116
71 Idylwood 18,099
72 Midlothian 18,054
73 Sudley 18,019
74 Burke Centre 17,952
75 Laurel 17,678
76 Bon Air 17,599
77 Kingstowne 17,585
78 Bristol 17,054
79 Manassas Park 17,002
80 Bull Run CDP 16,769
81 TIE East Highland Park and Radford 16,499
82 Wolf Trap 16,497
83 Gainesville 16,391
84 Fort Hunt 16,383
85 Vienna 16,329
86 Williamsburg 15,590
87 Front Royal 15,155
88 Hollins 15,113
89 Stone Ridge 15,034
90 Highland Springs 15,000
91 Glen Allen 14,842
92 Great Falls 14,793
93 Groveton 14,664
94 Falls Church 14,493
95 Broadlands 14,146
96 Kings Park West 14,090
97 Brandermill 13,887
98 Huntington 13,526
99 Martinsville 13,517
100 Mount Vernon 13,490
101 Newington 13,452
102 Timberlake 13,130
103 Lakeside 12,749
104 Lansdowne 12,679
105 Sugarland Run 12,656
106 Poquoson 12,574
107 Newington Forest 12,484
108 Fairfax Station 12,364
109 Cascades 12,132
110 Dranesville 11,929
111 Manchester 11,814
112 Wyndham 11,656
113 Madison Heights 11,447
114 Wakefield CDP 11,413
115 Stuarts Draft 11,380
116 Lowes Island 11,319
117 Forest 11,075
118 New Baltimore 11,017
119 Lake Barcroft 10,604
120 Triangle 10,526
121 Difficult Run 10,480
122 Lake Monticello 10,457
123 Gloucester Point 10,373
124 Warrenton 10,109
125 Woodburn 10,081
126 George Mason 9,948
127 Loudoun Valley Estates 9,673
128 Countryside 9,517
129 Independent Hill 9,514
130 Belmont 9,341
131 Dunn Loring 9,217
132 Fishersville 9,164
133 Yorkshire 9,118
134 Innsbrook 9,081
135 Seven Corners 9,041
136 Purcellville 9,040
137 Pulaski 8,961
138 University of Virginia 8,955
139 Laurel Hill 8,771
140 Smithfield 8,693
141 Lake of the Woods 8,565
142 Hollymead 8,500
143 Dumbarton 8,411
144 Fair Lakes 8,398
145 Abingdon 8,321
146 Wytheville 8,241
147 Franklin 8,217
148 Vinton 8,021
149 Rockwood 8,008
150 Greenbriar 7,976
151 South Boston 7,932
152 Long Branch 7,906
153 North Springfield 7,859
154 Bellwood 7,808
155 Fort Belvoir 7,794
156 Mantua 7,784
157 Floris 7,752
158 Montrose 7,639
159 Ashland 7,573
160 Lexington 7,456
161 Woodlake 7,404
162 Farmville 7,202
163 TIE Strasburg and Crozet 7,191
164 Braddock 7,093
165 Hutchison 7,030
166 Collinsville 7,019
167 Bull Run 6,886
168 Sandston 6,833
169 Potomac Mills 6,826
170 South Run 6,760
171 Galax 6,660
172 Bedford 6,642
173 Buena Vista 6,601
174 Belle Haven CDP 6,582
175 Carrollton 6,340
176 Bridgewater 6,177
177 Pimmit Hills 6,064
178 Bensley 6,044
179 Fort Lee 5,944
180 Woodstock 5,861
181 Massanetta Springs 5,819
182 Marion 5,762
183 Covington 5,717
184 Aquia Harbour 5,709
185 Dumfries 5,687
186 Emporia 5,667
187 Dulles Town Center 5,362
188 Quantico Base 5,283
189 Richlands 5,213
190 Big Stone Gap 5,206
191 Orange 5,157
192 Chamberlayne 5,116
193 Crosspointe 5,068
194 Spotsylvania Courthouse 5,027
195 Ettrick 5,024
196 Bluefield 5,018
197 Falmouth 4,911
198 Rocky Mount 4,900
199 Stafford Courthouse 4,839
200 Luray 4,794
201 South Hill 4,709
202 Bethel Manor 4,666
203 King George 4,601
204 Berryville 4,561
205 Kings Park 4,556
206 Hayfield 4,535
207 Tazewell 4,423
208 Mount Hermon 4,417
209 Union Mill 4,362
210 Loch Lomond 4,325
211 Navy 4,262
212 Pantops 4,246
213 Enon 4,237
214 Broadway 4,235
215 County Center 4,104
216 Moorefield 4,099
217 Verona 3,965
218 Bealeton 3,964
219 Colonial Beach 3,937
220 University Center 3,878
221 Shenandoah Farms 3,729
222 Lake Land'Or 3,675
223 Norton 3,666
224 Dahlgren 3,528
225 Clifton Forge 3,478
226 West Point 3,419
227 Altavista 3,364
228 Blackstone 3,354
229 Chincoteague 3,306
230 Southern Gateway 3,291
231 Cloverdale 3,193
232 Blue Ridge 3,169
233 Lebanon 3,122
234 North Shore 3,075
235 Timberville 2,993
236 Elkton 2,989
237 Gloucester Courthouse 2,969
238 Grottoes 2,943
239 Wise 2,921
240 Marshall 2,913
241 Merrimac 2,893
242 Hillsville 2,876
243 Oak Grove 2,863
244 Pearisburg 2,860
245 Ravensworth 2,841
246 Lake Wilderness 2,837
247 Windsor 2,826
248 Lovettsville 2,735
249 Matoaca 2,725
250 Daleville 2,716
251 Fairlawn 2,656
252 Dublin 2,640
253 Lake Holiday 2,622
254 Massanutten 2,610
255 Shenandoah 2,499
256 Raven 2,305
257 Crimora 2,297
258 Crewe 2,264
259 Tappahannock 2,241
260 Horse Pasture 2,217
261 Goose Creek Village 2,193
262 New Market 2,158
263 Amherst 2,152
264 One Loudoun 2,151
265 Ferrum 2,148
266 Shawneeland 2,142
267 Woodlawn 2,083
268 Weyers Cave 2,068
269 Stephens City 2,067
270 Louisa 2,066
271 Narrows 2,063
272 Chase City 2,047
273 Gate City 2,030
274 Mount Jackson 1,987
275 East Lexington 1,959
276 Shawsville 1,952
277 Mason Neck 1,938
278 Sully Square 1,918
279 Appomattox 1,916
280 Patrick Springs 1,898
281 Waverly 1,875
282 Rivanna 1,864
283 Laymantown 1,836
284 Piney Mountain 1,834
285 Cana 1,800
286 Saltville 1,791
287 Bull Run Mountain Estates 1,777
288 Lyndhurst 1,772
289 TIE Rio and Adwolf 1,771
290 Arcola 1,761
291 Westlake Corner 1,748
292 Victoria 1,742
293 Stanley 1,715
294 Dayton 1,712
295 Chatmoss 1,710
296 Hampden-Sydney 1,690
297 Chilhowie 1,668
298 Warsaw 1,657
299 Prince George 1,629
300 Pennington Gap 1,602
301 Rustburg 1,585
302 Coeburn 1,575
303 Camp Barrett 1,564
304 Haymarket 1,553
305 Rural Retreat 1,533
306 Twin Lakes 1,522
307 Exmore 1,451
308 Boswell's Corner 1,442
309 TIE Greenville and Gordonsville 1,434
310 Claypool Hill 1,424
311 Lake Caroline 1,423
312 Kilmarnock 1,415
313 Appalachia 1,410
314 Great Falls Crossing 1,407
315 Middletown 1,385
316 Nellysford 1,372
317 Basye 1,369
318 Nokesville 1,366
319 Glade Spring 1,364
320 Clintwood 1,358
321 Penhook 1,347
322 Stuart 1,346
323 Apple Mountain Lake 1,345
324 Castlewood 1,315
325 Dooms 1,303
326 Clarksville 1,298
327 Courtland 1,295
328 Gretna 1,284
329 Brightwood 1,283
330 Stanleytown 1,264
331 Hurt 1,259
332 Captains Cove 1,257
333 Weber City 1,237
334 Ruckersville 1,236
335 Central Garage 1,211
336 Buchanan 1,210
337 Belmont Estates 1,204
338 Honaker 1,201
339 Springville 1,198
340 Edinburg 1,197
341 Riner 1,196
342 Chatham 1,191
343 Cape Charles 1,180
344 TIE Passapatanzy and Bowling Green 1,174
345 Onancock 1,161
346 Henry Fork 1,147
347 Pembroke 1,136
348 Chester Gap 1,125
349 Emory 1,124
350 Bracey 1,113
351 Kenbridge 1,112
352 Halifax 1,105
353 Fieldale 1,095
354 Earlysville 1,081
355 Riverdale 1,077
356 TIE Plum Creek and Brookneal 1,066
357 Glasgow 1,053
358 Cedar Bluff 1,051
359 Amelia Court House 1,050
360 Atkins 1,049
361 Innovation 1,044
362 Union Hall 1,041
363 Elliston 1,040
364 Occoquan 1,038
365 Lawrenceville 1,016
366 Concord 1,012
367 McGaheysville 1,006
368 Gratton 1,003
369 Independence 1,002
370 Rushmere 1,001
371 Belview 999
372 Maurertown 977
373 Deltaville 943
374 Skyland Estates 941
375 Mountain Road 938
376 Meadowview 921
377 Harriston 910
378 Craigsville 903
379 Bassett 900
380 Jolivue 894
381 Boston 892
382 Dryden 891
383 Jonesville 867
384 East Stone Gap 858
385 Pound 857
386 St. Paul 849
387 Prices Fork 840
388 Sugar Grove 827
389 Grundy 822
390 Glenvar 821
391 Blairs 819
392 Lafayette 813
393 Parksley 809
394 New Kent 799
395 Keysville 798
396 Fort Chiswell 792
397 Damascus 787
398 Arrington 782
399 Shenandoah Shores 777
400 TIE Barboursville and Cluster Springs 768
401 Camptown 761
402 TIE Boyce and Allison Gap 760
403 Disputanta 758
404 Ridgeway 746
405 Ivy 736
406 Riverview 734
407 Esmont 733
408 Rich Creek 726
409 TIE Pastoria and Fincastle 723
410 Wakefield 720
411 Sandy Level 715
412 Seven Mile Ford 713
413 Big Stone Gap East 709
414 Dahlgren Center 696
415 Round Hill 695
416 Opal 690
417 The University of Virginia's College at Wise 684
418 Mathews 683
419 TIE Draper and Goochland 679
420 Middleburg 669
421 Motley 656
422 Mallow 650
423 Benns Church 642
424 Jarratt 637
425 Gwynn 634
426 Remington 632
427 Wattsville 622
428 Sedley 615
429 Hamilton 611
430 La Crosse 609
431 TIE Saluda and Mount Sidney 606
432 Villa Heights 605
433 Baywood 604
434 Hot Springs 586
435 Lovingston 584
436 Quantico 579
437 Blue Ridge Shores 577
438 Ripplemead 571
439 Rose Hill 567
440 Atlantic 561
441 Shenandoah Retreat 550
442 Sherando 549
443 Belle Haven 537
444 TIE Clover and Mappsville 536
445 Onley 534
446 Scottsville 530
447 Haysi 529
448 Drakes Branch 526
449 Laurel Park 525
450 Accomac 522
451 Nassawadox 518
452 Ivanhoe 514
453 Boykins 512
454 Gasburg 508
455 Port Republic 506
456 Urbanna 500
457 Charlotte Court House 496
458 Selma 495
459 Wintergreen 494
460 Afton 492
461 Nelsonia 490
462 Montvale 486
463 Mineral 485
464 Irvington 477
465 Boissevain 476
466 Cheriton 473
467 TIE Oak Level and Linville 466
468 Troutville 465
469 Fairview Beach 461
470 Keokee 459
471 Stewartsville 452
472 Fries 451
473 TIE McKenney and Floyd 450
474 New Hope 447
475 Mount Crawford 444
476 Moneta 443
477 McMullin 442
478 Dillwyn 440
479 Metompkin 434
480 Tangier 431
481 Burkeville 419
482 Savageville 418
483 Powhatan 416
484 Flint Hill 415
485 Bastian 412
486 Gargatha 410
487 Dante 409
488 Max Meadows 406
489 Southampton Meadows 405
490 Pounding Mill 399
491 Melfa 396
492 White Stone 386
493 Bloxom 382
494 Nickelsville 379
495 New River 370
496 Tacoma 365
497 Fairfield 359
498 Chase Crossing 357
499 Sussex 355
500 Tasley 353
501 Schuyler 349
502 TIE Stanardsville and Dinwiddie 348
503 Goshen 339
504 Montross 338
505 TIE North Garden and Low Moor 333
506 Stickleyville 332
507 Keswick 319
508 Iron Gate 316
509 King William 314
510 Bland 313
511 TIE Ivor and Quinby 309
512 Claremont 304
513 Alberta 302
514 Parrott 301
515 TIE Boydton and Eastville 298
516 Glen Wilton 297
517 Sperryville 291
518 Cumberland 288
519 Yorktown 286
520 Brodnax 285
521 Newsoms 282
522 Baskerville 281
523 Keezletown 279
524 Toms Brook 277
525 Painter 273
526 TIE Hiltons and Cliftondale Park 270
527 Big Rock 266
528 Pocahontas 264
529 Breaks 262
530 Boones Mill 260
531 Waterford 256
532 Horntown 255
533 TIE Dungannon and Wachapreague 254
534 Dendron 253
535 Shipman 250
536 Churchville 249
537 The Plains 248
538 Callaghan 247
539 TIE Clifton and Lunenburg 241
540 Heathsville 239
541 Weems 235
542 Clinchco 234
543 Aldie 233
544 TIE Carrsville, Ebony, and Phenix 231
545 Hiwassee 229
546 Deerfield 228
547 Modest Town 224
548 Bayside 218
549 Harborton 214
550 Brucetown 213
551 TIE Eagle Rock and Cats Bridge 211
552 Surry 208
553 Madison 207
554 Stonega 206
555 Hallwood 205
556 Port Royal 200
557 TIE Buckingham Courthouse and Stony Creek 195
558 Mount Clifton 187
559 Belspring 186
560 Savage Town 184
561 TIE Vansant and Hanover 182
562 Makemie Park 181
563 New Church 176
564 TIE Abbs Valley and Big Island 174
565 Saxis 169
566 TIE Monterey and Temperanceville 165
567 Mendota 155
568 TIE Ewing and Bobtown 152
569 Singers Glen 148
570 Scotland 146
571 Fairview 145
572 TIE Southside Chesconessex and Augusta Springs 143
573 Pamplin City 142
574 Keller 141
575 TIE Troutdale, Pungoteague, and Yogaville 140
576 TIE Capron and Cleveland 138
577 Brandy Station 132
578 TIE Jewell Ridge and Upperville 129
579 New Castle 126
580 Falls Mills 124
581 TIE Virgilina and Scottsburg 123
582 TIE Templeton and Branchville 118
583 Schooner Bay 117
584 Allisonia 115
585 Hillsboro 114
586 Gore 113
587 TIE Nottoway Court House and Stevens Creek 111
588 Columbia 102
589 Dunbar 96
590 TIE Glen Lyn, Midland, and Mappsburg 94
591 Palmyra 92
592 King and Queen Court House 90
593 Sanford 87
594 Free Union 86
595 Washington 83
596 Union Level 82
597 Osaka 74
598 TIE Calverton and St. Charles 72
599 Duffield 71
600 Oak Hall 70
601 Eggleston 67
602 TIE Warfield, Snowville, and Fancy Gap 65
603 TIE Greenbush and Clinchport 63
604 Hilltown 60
605 Rectortown 59
606 Catlett 54
607 Lancaster 52
608 Nathalie 50
609 Thynedale 49
610 Doran 48
611 Willis Wharf 45
612 Greenbackville 35
613 TIE Mechanicsburg and Whitesville 34
614 Paris 30
615 Lee Mont 28
616 McDowell 27
617 Charles City 26
618 Austinville 18
619 TIE Rocky Gap and Meadows of Dan 15
620 Kincora 13
621 Millboro 9

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, 2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey Office. Web. 17 March 2022. http://www.census.gov/.
  • United States Census Bureau. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2020 to July 1, 2021. U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division. Web. May 2022. http://www.census.gov/.

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