Latest Data (2017)
Population 44,563
Nationwide Rank 856

Quick Facts

Blacksburg, Virginia is the 856th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Blacksburg, Virginia is a town.

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

Blacksburg, Virginia's growth is about average. 48% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Blacksburg, Virginia Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
846 Sayreville, New Jersey 45,325 11.8%
847 Hackensack, New Jersey 45,248 5.6%
848 Binghamton, New York 45,179 -4.4%
849 Cutler Bay, Florida 45,101 48.8%
850 Morgan Hill, California 45,037 31.8%
851 Oakland Park, Florida 45,035 6.9%
852 Marana, Arizona 44,792 211.5%
853 Danville, California 44,786 7.2%
854 Strongsville, Ohio 44,744 1.9%
855 Attleboro, Massachusetts 44,590 6.2%
856 Blacksburg, Virginia 44,563 11.8%
857 Cleveland Heights, Ohio 44,562 -12.0%
858 Cleveland, Tennessee 44,483 18.6%
859 Prescott Valley, Arizona 44,466 82.0%
860 Haltom City, Texas 44,417 13.5%
861 El Centro, California 44,364 16.3%
862 Oro Valley, Arizona 44,350 35.3%
863 Altamonte Springs, Florida 44,277 7.2%
864 Rockwall, Texas 44,208 134.7%
865 North Lauderdale, Florida 44,198 14.5%
866 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts 44,163 -8.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
420 Lynchburg 80,995 24.0%
707 Harrisonburg 54,215 34.0%
708 Leesburg 54,215 88.7%
805 Charlottesville 48,019 19.6%
856 Blacksburg 44,563 11.8%
920 Manassas 41,501 18.9%
928 Danville 41,130 -14.7%
1201 Petersburg 31,750 -5.4%
1331 Fredericksburg 28,360 46.4%
1344 Winchester 27,932 17.8%
1452 Salem 25,862 4.2%
1534 Herndon 24,532 12.7%
1536 Staunton 24,528 2.8%
1564 Fairfax 24,097 11.3%
1650 Hopewell 22,621 1.4%
1662 Waynesboro 22,327 13.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 44,563 856
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