Latest Data (2017)
Population 48,019
Nationwide Rank 805

Quick Facts

Charlottesville, Virginia is the 805th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Charlottesville, Virginia is a city.

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

Charlottesville, Virginia is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 61% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Charlottesville, Virginia Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
795 Ceres, California 48,697 39.7%
796 Saginaw, Michigan 48,677 -20.9%
797 Texas City, Texas 48,558 16.2%
798 Covina, California 48,462 3.2%
799 Niagara Falls, New York 48,460 -12.7%
800 Monroe, Louisiana 48,371 -8.7%
801 Sheboygan, Wisconsin 48,329 -4.7%
802 Wauwatosa, Wisconsin 48,277 2.4%
803 San Jacinto, California 48,254 101.9%
804 Palm Springs, California 48,142 12.0%
805 Charlottesville, Virginia 48,019 19.6%
806 Maricopa, Arizona 48,007 2646.3%
807 Charleston, West Virginia 47,929 -10.1%
808 Minot, North Dakota 47,822 30.7%
809 Roswell, New Mexico 47,775 5.7%
810 Littleton, Colorado 47,734 18.0%
811 Draper, Utah 47,710 86.9%
812 Lincoln, California 47,674 305.9%
813 Glenview, Illinois 47,659 10.4%
814 Dublin, Ohio 47,619 50.3%
815 East Providence, Rhode Island 47,600 -2.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
332 Portsmouth 94,572 -5.8%
363 Suffolk 90,237 40.5%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 48,019 805
2016 46,912 818
2015 46,597 817
2014 45,593 820
2013 44,349 831
2012 43,956 827
2011 43,401 830
2010 43,475 825
2009 42,218 840
2008 41,618 844
2007 41,263 835
2006 41,039 826
2005 40,827 819
2004 40,745 809
2003 40,730 803
2002 41,171 794
2001 40,750 792
2000 40,117 799
1990 40,470 669