Latest Data (2017)
Population 6,625
Nationwide Rank 4031

Quick Facts

Galax, Virginia is the 4,031st largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Galax, Virginia is a city.

Galax, Virginia is currently 5.9% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Galax, Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 83% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Galax, Virginia Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
4021 Tuckahoe, New York 6,657 7.2%
4022 Normandy Park, Washington 6,649 4.0%
4023 Morrilton, Arkansas 6,647 1.3%
4024 Hamilton, Alabama 6,646 -2.1%
4025 Thurmont, Maryland 6,646 17.4%
4026 Cherry Hills Village, Colorado 6,644 10.9%
4027 Oneonta, Alabama 6,638 18.3%
4028 Montevallo, Alabama 6,636 29.4%
4029 Litchfield, Minnesota 6,630 0.7%
4030 Trinity, North Carolina 6,628 -1.4%
4031 Galax, Virginia 6,625 -3.2%
4032 Union, Ohio 6,624 15.9%
4033 Anadarko, Oklahoma 6,622 -0.1%
4034 Sidney, Nebraska 6,620 4.0%
4035 Spring Hill, Kansas 6,618 125.4%
4036 Strasburg, Virginia 6,617 61.7%
4037 Folcroft, Pennsylvania 6,614 -5.1%
4038 Clairton, Pennsylvania 6,611 -21.6%
4039 Lacy-Lakeview, Texas 6,611 14.4%
4040 Gridley, California 6,608 18.6%
4041 Tecumseh, Oklahoma 6,608 8.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
3452 Smithfield 8,355 31.6%
3516 Franklin 8,176 -1.2%
3560 Vinton 8,065 4.4%
3580 Wytheville 7,998 2.4%
3582 Abingdon 7,981 3.0%
3627 Farmville 7,831 14.4%
3644 Ashland 7,796 17.2%
3659 South Boston 7,773 -8.1%
3876 Lexington 7,106 4.1%
4031 Galax 6,625 -3.2%
4036 Strasburg 6,617 61.7%
4067 Bedford 6,536 3.5%
4150 Buena Vista 6,327 -0.3%
4237 Bridgewater 6,062 16.8%
4402 Marion 5,659 -10.7%
4454 Covington 5,531 -12.1%
4551 Richlands 5,325 -8.5%
4575 Emporia 5,282 -6.7%
4587 Big Stone Gap 5,263 -8.5%
4600 Dumfries 5,230 5.9%
4608 Woodstock 5,212 29.7%
4736 Orange 4,978 20.5%
4836 Luray 4,817 -1.0%
4853 Rocky Mount 4,764 5.1%
4883 Bluefield 4,714 -11.6%
5094 South Hill 4,377 -3.8%
5125 Berryville 4,338 44.5%
5197 Tazewell 4,240 -4.6%
5415 Norton 3,936 1.4%
5454 Broadway 3,880 73.4%
5680 Colonial Beach 3,579 11.2%
5697 Clifton Forge 3,565 -16.6%
5804 Altavista 3,422 0.0%
5832 Blackstone 3,396 -8.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 6,625 4,031
2016 6,775 3,957
2015 6,914 3,899
2014 7,014 3,851
2013 7,035 3,821
2012 6,908 3,845
2011 6,874 3,846
2010 7,042 3,773
2009 6,880 3,779
2008 6,823 3,781
2007 6,796 3,772
2006 6,796 3,753
2005 6,737 3,742
2004 6,714 3,737
2003 6,669 3,727
2002 6,668 3,710
2001 6,706 3,677
2000 6,851 3,592
1990 6,745 3,324