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Virginia Counties by Population

Below are the 133 Virginia counties sorted by population from 1 to 133 . 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 County Population
1 Fairfax County 1,139,720
2 Prince William County 484,472
3 Virginia Beach city/county 457,672
4 Loudoun County 427,592
5 Chesterfield County 370,688
6 Henrico County 333,554
7 Chesapeake city/county 251,269
8 Norfolk city/county 235,089
9 Arlington County 232,965
10 Richmond city/county 226,604
11 Newport News city/county 184,587
12 Stafford County 160,877
13 Alexandria city/county 154,706
14 Spotsylvania County 143,676
15 Hampton city/county 137,746
16 Albemarle County 113,535
17 Hanover County 111,603
18 Roanoke city/county 98,865
19 Montgomery County 98,473
20 Portsmouth city/county 97,840
21 Roanoke County 96,589
22 Suffolk city/county 96,194
23 Frederick County 93,717
24 Rockingham County 84,394
25 Bedford County 80,131
26 James City County 79,882
27 Lynchburg city/county 79,009
28 Augusta County 77,563
29 Fauquier County 73,815
30 York County 70,915
31 Pittsylvania County 59,972
32 Campbell County 55,492
33 Franklin County 54,938
34 Washington County 53,635
35 Culpeper County 53,596
36 Harrisonburg city/county 51,430
37 Henry County 50,248
38 Charlottesville city/county 45,672
39 Shenandoah County 44,752
40 Prince George County 42,880
41 Manassas city/county 42,708
42 Danville city/county 42,215
43 Warren County 40,925
44 Tazewell County 39,925
45 Isle of Wight County 39,278
46 Gloucester County 39,069
47 Louisa County 38,848
48 Orange County 37,188
49 Wise County 35,647
50 Botetourt County 33,866
51 Pulaski County 33,759
52 Halifax County 33,738
53 Petersburg city/county 33,429
54 Accomack County 33,246
55 Caroline County 31,332
56 Amherst County 31,273
57 Powhatan County 31,136
58 Mecklenburg County 30,248
59 Smyth County 29,477
60 Carroll County 29,048
61 Fredericksburg city/county 28,367
62 Wythe County 28,178
63 Winchester city/county 28,136
64 Dinwiddie County 27,912
65 Fluvanna County 27,723
66 King George County 27,489
67 Staunton city/county 25,661
68 Russell County 25,550
69 Goochland County 25,488
70 Salem city/county 25,373
71 Fairfax city/county 24,276
72 New Kent County 23,897
73 Page County 23,807
74 Hopewell city/county 23,140
75 Rockbridge County 22,641
76 Waynesboro city/county 22,550
77 Lee County 21,983
78 Prince Edward County 21,932
79 Scott County 21,419
80 Greene County 20,968
81 Buchanan County 19,816
82 Westmoreland County 18,731
83 Colonial Heights city/county 18,273
84 King William County 18,171
85 Southampton County 18,006
86 Patrick County 17,602
87 Bristol city/county 17,054
88 Manassas Park city/county 17,002
89 Buckingham County 16,947
90 Giles County 16,562
91 Radford city/county 16,499
92 Appomattox County 16,353
93 Brunswick County 15,940
94 Nottoway County 15,594
95 Williamsburg city/county 15,590
96 Floyd County 15,566
97 Grayson County 15,359
98 Alleghany County 14,986
99 Clarke County 14,881
100 Nelson County 14,790
101 Falls Church city/county 14,493
102 Madison County 13,942
103 Dickenson County 13,787
104 Martinsville city/county 13,517
105 Amelia County 13,268
106 Poquoson city/county 12,574
107 Northampton County 12,085
108 Northumberland County 12,029
109 Lunenburg County 11,926
110 Charlotte County 11,448
111 Greensville County 11,437
112 Lancaster County 10,928
113 Middlesex County 10,781
114 Sussex County 10,763
115 Essex County 10,573
116 Cumberland County 9,681
117 Richmond County 9,017
118 Mathews County 8,546
119 Franklin city/county 8,217
120 Lexington city/county 7,456
121 Rappahannock County 7,407
122 King and Queen County 6,662
123 Galax city/county 6,660
124 Buena Vista city/county 6,601
125 Charles City County 6,594
126 Surry County 6,530
127 Bland County 6,173
128 Covington city/county 5,717
129 Emporia city/county 5,667
130 Craig County 4,865
131 Bath County 4,114
132 Norton city/county 3,666
133 Highland County 2,226

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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