Latest Data (2017)
Population 160,035
Nationwide Rank 161

Quick Facts

Alexandria, Virginia is the 161st largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Alexandria, Virginia is a city.

Alexandria, Virginia is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Alexandria had its largest population ever.

Alexandria, Virginia is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 65% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Alexandria, Virginia Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
151 Salem, Oregon 169,798 23.1%
152 Eugene, Oregon 168,916 21.4%
153 Peoria, Arizona 168,181 51.5%
154 Corona, California 167,836 30.0%
155 Springfield, Missouri 167,376 9.9%
156 Jackson, Mississippi 166,965 -9.8%
157 Cary, North Carolina 165,904 70.3%
158 Fort Collins, Colorado 165,080 37.4%
159 Hayward, California 160,500 13.8%
160 Lancaster, California 160,316 34.5%
161 Alexandria, Virginia 160,035 23.6%
162 Salinas, California 157,596 9.8%
163 Palmdale, California 157,519 34.0%
164 Lakewood, Colorado 154,958 7.3%
165 Springfield, Massachusetts 154,758 1.8%
166 Sunnyvale, California 153,656 16.5%
167 Hollywood, Florida 153,627 9.9%
168 Pasadena, Texas 153,520 8.1%
169 Clarksville, Tennessee 153,205 47.3%
170 Pomona, California 152,939 3.2%
171 Kansas City, Kansas 152,938 4.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
88 Norfolk 244,703 4.4%
92 Chesapeake 240,397 20.0%
97 Richmond 227,032 14.8%
139 Newport News 179,388 -0.4%
161 Alexandria 160,035 23.6%
202 Hampton 134,669 -8.0%
310 Roanoke 99,837 5.3%
332 Portsmouth 94,572 -5.8%
363 Suffolk 90,237 40.5%
420 Lynchburg 80,995 24.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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