Latest Data (2018)
Population 16,482
Nationwide Rank 2134

Quick Facts

Bristol, Virginia is the 2,134th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Bristol, Virginia is a city.

Bristol, Virginia is currently 10.6% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Bristol, Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 87% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Bristol, Virginia Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
2124 Coalinga, California 16,534 4.0%
2125 Sevierville, Tennessee 16,531 34.3%
2126 Madison, New Jersey 16,522 6.9%
2127 Country Club Hills, Illinois 16,511 1.9%
2128 Republic, Missouri 16,510 83.5%
2129 Streetsboro, Ohio 16,503 33.6%
2130 Easton, Maryland 16,494 39.1%
2131 New Port Richey, Florida 16,494 2.8%
2132 Laconia, New Hampshire 16,492 0.0%
2133 Somerton, Arizona 16,491 118.0%
2134 Bristol, Virginia 16,482 -4.8%
2135 Ammon, Idaho 16,475 152.3%
2136 Hazel Park, Michigan 16,470 -12.9%
2137 Buda, Texas 16,449 490.8%
2138 Fairview Heights, Illinois 16,448 9.6%
2139 Coos Bay, Oregon 16,415 7.0%
2140 Red Wing, Minnesota 16,414 1.8%
2141 Heber, Utah 16,400 116.7%
2142 Dyersburg, Tennessee 16,389 -6.2%
2143 Troutdale, Oregon 16,379 18.2%
2144 Fort Thomas, Kentucky 16,364 -0.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1219 Petersburg 31,567 -5.9%
1307 Fredericksburg 29,144 50.5%
1344 Winchester 28,108 18.6%
1473 Salem 25,643 3.3%
1518 Staunton 24,922 4.5%
1549 Fairfax 24,574 13.5%
1554 Herndon 24,545 12.8%
1657 Waynesboro 22,628 15.4%
1658 Hopewell 22,596 1.3%
1667 Christiansburg 22,505 32.3%
1944 Culpeper 18,619 91.9%
1961 Radford 18,339 15.6%
2003 Colonial Heights 17,833 5.4%
2057 Manassas Park 17,307 67.4%
2120 Vienna 16,556 14.0%
2134 Bristol 16,482 -4.8%
2262 Front Royal 15,221 11.7%
2294 Williamsburg 14,896 24.2%
2308 Falls Church 14,772 42.1%
2560 Martinsville 12,902 -15.9%
2668 Poquoson 12,190 5.2%
3081 Purcellville 10,025 175.1%
3100 Warrenton 9,937 47.4%
3359 Pulaski 8,726 -7.8%
3436 Smithfield 8,441 33.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 16,482 2,134
2017 16,790 2,085
2016 16,960 2,053
2015 17,141 2,032
2014 17,184 2,016
2013 17,341 1,998
2012 17,662 1,956
2011 17,753 1,940
2010 17,835 1,915
2009 17,690 1,877
2008 17,516 1,874
2007 17,429 1,867
2006 17,571 1,850
2005 17,425 1,844
2004 17,479 1,820
2003 17,433 1,804
2002 17,101 1,826
2001 17,356 1,783
2000 17,316 1,779
1990 18,426 1,485