Latest Data (2016)
Population 45,038
Nationwide Rank 838

Quick Facts

Blacksburg, Virginia is the 838th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Blacksburg, Virginia is a town.

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

Blacksburg, Virginia's growth is about average. 49% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Blacksburg, Virginia Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
828 Littleton, Colorado 46,333 14.5%
829 Titusville, Florida 46,019 12.2%
830 Biloxi, Mississippi 45,975 -9.3%
831 West Lafayette, Indiana 45,872 59.8%
832 Newark, California 45,810 7.3%
833 Binghamton, New York 45,672 -3.4%
834 Dublin, Ohio 45,568 43.8%
835 Beaumont, California 45,349 297.1%
836 Fort Pierce, Florida 45,295 12.4%
837 Bozeman, Montana 45,250 61.1%
838 Blacksburg, Virginia 45,038 13.0%
839 Burleson, Texas 45,016 104.9%
840 Coachella, California 44,953 96.6%
841 Sayreville, New Jersey 44,905 10.8%
842 Ocoee, Florida 44,820 80.6%
843 Hackensack, New Jersey 44,756 4.4%
844 Cutler Bay, Florida 44,707 47.5%
845 Cleveland Heights, Ohio 44,633 -11.8%
846 Danville, California 44,631 6.8%
847 Strongsville, Ohio 44,631 1.6%
848 Altoona, Pennsylvania 44,589 -9.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
359 Suffolk 89,273 39.0%
424 Lynchburg 80,212 22.8%
715 Harrisonburg 53,078 31.2%
721 Leesburg 52,607 83.1%
818 Charlottesville 46,912 16.9%
838 Blacksburg 45,038 13.0%
904 Danville 41,898 -13.1%
911 Manassas 41,483 18.9%
1186 Petersburg 31,882 -5.0%
1326 Fredericksburg 28,297 46.1%
1356 Winchester 27,516 16.1%
1461 Salem 25,549 3.0%
1535 Herndon 24,393 12.1%
1539 Staunton 24,363 2.1%
1548 Fairfax 24,164 11.6%
1632 Hopewell 22,735 1.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 45,038 838
2015 44,215 848
2014 43,985 842
2013 43,609 841
2012 42,627 859
2011 42,719 849
2010 42,620 838
2009 42,881 818
2008 41,957 838
2007 41,529 826
2006 41,116 822
2005 40,622 823
2004 40,303 820
2003 40,443 814
2002 40,129 816
2001 40,347 802
2000 39,848 808
1990 34,922 786