Latest Data (2017)
Population 16,790
Nationwide Rank 2085

Quick Facts

Bristol, Virginia is the 2,085th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Bristol, Virginia is a city.

Bristol, Virginia is currently 8.9% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Bristol, Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 88% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Bristol, Virginia Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2075 New Milford, New Jersey 16,868 2.9%
2076 Goodlettsville, Tennessee 16,867 22.4%
2077 Tavares, Florida 16,865 64.5%
2078 El Segundo, California 16,853 4.9%
2079 Norcross, Georgia 16,845 99.7%
2080 Siloam Springs, Arkansas 16,842 52.8%
2081 Springfield, Tennessee 16,838 16.5%
2082 Norwalk, Ohio 16,824 1.3%
2083 Washington, Illinois 16,811 43.2%
2084 Clayton, Missouri 16,805 5.4%
2085 Bristol, Virginia 16,790 -3.0%
2086 Coalinga, California 16,766 5.4%
2087 La Marque, Texas 16,766 22.3%
2088 Otsego, Minnesota 16,755 157.7%
2089 Tahlequah, Oklahoma 16,736 14.6%
2090 Danville, Kentucky 16,735 8.1%
2091 Mercedes, Texas 16,734 18.6%
2092 Tifton, Georgia 16,733 6.3%
2093 Oconomowoc, Wisconsin 16,717 32.8%
2094 Sevierville, Tennessee 16,716 35.8%
2095 Seagoville, Texas 16,715 53.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
1665 Christiansburg 22,259 30.8%
1953 Culpeper 18,413 89.8%
1999 Colonial Heights 17,830 5.4%
2015 Radford 17,658 11.3%
2085 Bristol 16,790 -3.0%
2103 Manassas Park 16,591 60.5%
2110 Vienna 16,544 13.9%
2254 Front Royal 15,239 11.8%
2273 Williamsburg 15,031 25.3%
2313 Falls Church 14,583 40.3%
2501 Martinsville 13,142 -14.4%
2676 Poquoson 12,053 4.1%
3087 Warrenton 9,875 46.5%
3117 Purcellville 9,771 168.1%
3332 Pulaski 8,764 -7.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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