Latest Data (2018)
Population 48,117
Nationwide Rank 812

Quick Facts

Charlottesville, Virginia is the 812th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Charlottesville, Virginia is a city.

Charlottesville, Virginia is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Charlottesville had its largest population ever.

Charlottesville, Virginia is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 60% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Charlottesville, Virginia Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
802 Cedar Hill, Texas 48,463 47.9%
803 Wauwatosa, Wisconsin 48,376 2.7%
804 Palm Springs, California 48,375 12.5%
805 Rancho Santa Margarita, California 48,325 2.7%
806 Saginaw, Michigan 48,323 -21.5%
807 Draper, Utah 48,319 89.3%
808 West Lafayette, Indiana 48,308 68.3%
809 Newark, California 48,198 12.9%
810 Sheboygan, Wisconsin 48,180 -5.0%
811 Niagara Falls, New York 48,144 -13.2%
812 Charlottesville, Virginia 48,117 19.9%
813 Littleton, Colorado 48,007 18.6%
814 East Lansing, Michigan 47,988 3.0%
815 Lincoln, California 47,978 308.5%
816 Covina, California 47,963 2.2%
817 Monroe, Louisiana 47,877 -9.6%
818 Ocoee, Florida 47,720 92.3%
819 Chesterfield, Missouri 47,644 1.6%
820 Roswell, New Mexico 47,635 5.4%
821 Columbus, Indiana 47,543 20.9%
822 East Providence, Rhode Island 47,476 -2.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
340 Portsmouth 94,632 -5.7%
364 Suffolk 91,185 42.0%
419 Lynchburg 82,126 25.8%
718 Harrisonburg 54,033 33.6%
722 Leesburg 53,917 87.7%
812 Charlottesville 48,117 19.9%
863 Blacksburg 44,678 12.1%
923 Manassas 41,641 19.3%
950 Danville 40,693 -15.6%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 48,117 812
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