Latest Data (2016)
Population 155,810
Nationwide Rank 163

Quick Facts

Alexandria, Virginia is the 163rd largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Alexandria, Virginia is a city.

Alexandria, Virginia is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Alexandria had its largest population ever.

Alexandria, Virginia is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 63% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Alexandria, Virginia Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
153 Corona, California 166,785 29.2%
154 Eugene, Oregon 166,575 19.7%
155 Fort Collins, Colorado 164,207 36.7%
156 Peoria, Arizona 164,173 47.9%
157 Frisco, Texas 163,656 363.8%
158 Cary, North Carolina 162,320 66.6%
159 Lancaster, California 160,106 34.3%
160 Hayward, California 158,937 12.7%
161 Palmdale, California 157,356 33.8%
162 Salinas, California 157,218 9.5%
163 Alexandria, Virginia 155,810 20.3%
164 Lakewood, Colorado 154,393 6.9%
165 Springfield, Massachusetts 154,074 1.4%
166 Pasadena, Texas 153,351 8.0%
167 Sunnyvale, California 152,771 15.8%
168 Macon-Bibb County, Georgia 152,555
169 Pomona, California 152,494 2.9%
170 Hollywood, Florida 151,998 8.8%
171 Kansas City, Kansas 151,709 3.3%
172 Escondido, California 151,613 12.8%
173 Clarksville, Tennessee 150,287 44.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
88 Norfolk 245,115 4.6%
92 Chesapeake 237,940 18.8%
98 Richmond 223,170 12.8%
135 Newport News 181,825 0.8%
163 Alexandria 155,810 20.3%
194 Hampton 135,410 -7.5%
304 Roanoke 99,660 5.1%
328 Portsmouth 95,252 -5.1%
359 Suffolk 89,273 39.0%
424 Lynchburg 80,212 22.8%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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