What is the current population of Galax?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Galax is 6,347. Galax, Virginia is the 4,163rd largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Galax?

The peak population of Galax was in 2010, when its population was 7,042. In 2010, Galax was the 3,773rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,163rd largest city in the US. Galax is currently 9.9% smaller than it was in 2010.

How quickly is Galax shrinking?

Galax has shrunk 7.3% since the year 2000. Galax, Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 90% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Galax, Virginia Border Map

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 6,347 4,163
2018 6,423 4,120
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

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
4153 Prosser, Washington 6,380 29.7%
4154 Nephi, Utah 6,378 34.4%
4155 Nitro, West Virginia 6,373 -7.2%
4156 Aztec, New Mexico 6,369 -1.9%
4157 Wharton, New Jersey 6,369 1.2%
4158 Johnsburg, Illinois 6,368 16.9%
4159 Sunbury, Ohio 6,367 139.5%
4160 Douglas, Wyoming 6,364 19.5%
4161 Henderson, Tennessee 6,357 8.1%
4162 Dacula, Georgia 6,350 52.9%
4163 Galax, Virginia 6,347 -7.3%
4164 Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 6,346 2.9%
4165 De Soto, Missouri 6,345 -2.0%
4166 Gladewater, Texas 6,341 4.4%
4167 Iowa Park, Texas 6,339 -2.3%
4168 St. John, Missouri 6,338 -7.5%
4169 Cynthiana, Kentucky 6,337 0.0%
4170 Horseheads, New York 6,336 -3.3%
4171 Pepper Pike, Ohio 6,330 4.9%
4172 Red Lion, Pennsylvania 6,330 2.7%
4173 Hamlet, North Carolina 6,328 1.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
2618 Martinsville 12,554 -18.2%
2665 Poquoson 12,271 5.9%
3050 Purcellville 10,178 179.3%
3087 Warrenton 10,027 48.8%
3369 Pulaski 8,714 -7.9%
3447 Smithfield 8,475 33.5%
3573 Vinton 8,104 4.9%
3621 Franklin 7,967 -3.7%
3631 Wytheville 7,921 1.4%
3653 Ashland 7,875 18.4%
3656 Abingdon 7,867 1.5%
3660 Farmville 7,846 14.6%
3738 South Boston 7,588 -10.3%
3778 Lexington 7,446 9.0%
4031 Strasburg 6,676 63.2%
4067 Bedford 6,597 4.4%
4120 Buena Vista 6,478 1.9%
4163 Galax 6,347 -7.3%
4237 Bridgewater 6,145 18.4%
4308 Dumfries 5,922 20.0%
4467 Marion 5,559 -12.3%
4481 Covington 5,538 -12.0%
4571 Emporia 5,346 -5.6%
4611 Woodstock 5,258 30.8%
4625 Richlands 5,234 -10.1%
4672 Big Stone Gap 5,132 -10.8%
4696 Orange 5,096 23.3%
4840 Luray 4,848 -0.4%
4845 Bluefield 4,837 -9.3%
4908 Rocky Mount 4,724 4.2%
5131 Berryville 4,371 45.6%
5153 South Hill 4,349 -4.4%
5292 Tazewell 4,141 -6.8%
5417 Norton 3,981 2.5%
5421 Broadway 3,978 77.8%
5672 Colonial Beach 3,619 12.4%
5775 Clifton Forge 3,494 -18.3%
5840 Altavista 3,406 -0.4%
5901 Blackstone 3,329 -10.2%
5980 West Point 3,257 13.5%

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