What is the current population of Alexandria?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Alexandria is 159,428. Alexandria, Virginia is the 159th largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Alexandria?

The current population of Alexandria (159,428) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Alexandria growing?

Alexandria has grown 23.1% since the 2000. Alexandria, Virginia's growth is about average. 42% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 159,428 159
2018 160,530 159
2017 160,035 161
2016 155,810 163
2015 153,511 166
2014 150,575 166
2013 148,892 165
2012 146,294 169
2011 144,108 172
2010 139,966 176
2009 150,006 158
2008 144,579 163
2007 140,233 169
2006 138,237 172
2005 137,602 170
2004 136,635 169
2003 135,161 171
2002 134,500 170
2001 133,073 166
2000 129,424 167
1990 111,183 171
1860 12,652 74
1850 8,734 74

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
149 Elk Grove, California 174,775 113.9%
150 Salem, Oregon 174,365 26.4%
151 Pembroke Pines, Florida 173,591 25.5%
152 Eugene, Oregon 172,622 24.1%
153 Garden Grove, California 171,644 3.7%
154 Cary, North Carolina 170,282 74.8%
155 Fort Collins, Colorado 170,243 41.7%
156 Corona, California 169,868 31.6%
157 Springfield, Missouri 167,882 10.2%
158 Jackson, Mississippi 160,628 -13.2%
159 Alexandria, Virginia 159,428 23.1%
160 Hayward, California 159,203 12.9%
161 Clarksville, Tennessee 158,146 52.1%
162 Lakewood, Colorado 157,935 9.3%
163 Lancaster, California 157,601 32.2%
164 Salinas, California 155,465 8.3%
165 Palmdale, California 155,079 31.9%
166 Hollywood, Florida 154,817 10.8%
167 Springfield, Massachusetts 153,606 1.1%
168 Macon-Bibb County, Georgia 153,159
169 Kansas City, Kansas 152,960 4.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
91 Chesapeake 244,835 22.2%
92 Norfolk 242,742 3.6%
97 Richmond 230,436 16.5%
144 Newport News 179,225 -0.5%
159 Alexandria 159,428 23.1%
203 Hampton 134,510 -8.1%
321 Roanoke 99,143 4.5%
345 Portsmouth 94,398 -6.0%
361 Suffolk 92,108 43.4%
420 Lynchburg 82,168 25.8%

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