Latest Data (2017)
Population 1,907
Nationwide Rank 7780

Quick Facts

Gate City, Virginia is the 7,780th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Gate City, Virginia is a town.

Gate City, Virginia is currently 14.2% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Gate City, Virginia's growth is below average. 78% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
7770 Mart, Texas 1,914 -15.8%
7771 Mill City, Oregon 1,914 22.4%
7772 Whitesburg, Kentucky 1,914 19.4%
7773 Dora, Alabama 1,913 -20.6%
7774 Florala, Alabama 1,913 -2.0%
7775 Athens, Illinois 1,911 10.1%
7776 Bernie, Missouri 1,911 6.7%
7777 New Johnsonville, Tennessee 1,910 0.3%
7778 Spencer, Wisconsin 1,910 -0.9%
7779 Cave City, Arkansas 1,909 -2.1%
7780 Gate City, Virginia 1,907 -12.8%
7781 Arkoma, Oklahoma 1,906 -12.5%
7782 Richwood, West Virginia 1,906 -22.8%
7783 Sunray, Texas 1,906 -2.1%
7784 Liberty Hill, Texas 1,905 48.0%
7785 Mount Pleasant, North Carolina 1,904 31.3%
7786 Fairchance, Pennsylvania 1,902 -12.3%
7787 Coeburn, Virginia 1,901 -5.7%
7788 Medicine Lodge, Kansas 1,901 -12.8%
7789 Navarre, Ohio 1,901 -1.5%
7790 Youngstown, New York 1,901 -2.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
5909 West Point 3,312 15.4%
6007 Lebanon 3,214 -2.3%
6225 Wise 2,998 -8.5%
6336 Chincoteague 2,888 -33.2%
6374 Elkton 2,844 7.9%
6427 Grottoes 2,795 28.6%
6534 Windsor 2,716 19.0%
6610 Pearisburg 2,661 -2.7%
6618 Hillsville 2,654 -6.4%
6623 Dublin 2,649 17.7%
6627 Timberville 2,645 31.2%
6899 Tappahannock 2,421 13.3%
7040 Shenandoah 2,323 -0.4%
7181 New Market 2,237 28.8%
7185 Chase City 2,234 -8.7%
7231 Amherst 2,199 -2.1%
7275 Crewe 2,171 -8.7%
7419 Mount Jackson 2,093 10.8%
7492 Lovettsville 2,054 131.3%
7603 Stephens City 1,999 48.4%
7607 Waverly 1,997 -13.2%
7674 Narrows 1,960 -7.5%
7713 Saltville 1,942 -11.8%
7780 Gate City 1,907 -12.8%
7787 Coeburn 1,901 -5.7%
8047 Appomattox 1,778 1.2%
8115 Pennington Gap 1,749 -4.0%
8170 Chilhowie 1,729 -5.3%
8200 Haymarket 1,715 87.8%
8315 Louisa 1,663 18.4%
8332 Stanley 1,655 4.8%
8355 Victoria 1,642 -9.4%
8447 Dayton 1,606 19.0%
8480 Gordonsville 1,591 5.9%
8481 Appalachia 1,590 -13.2%
8734 Warsaw 1,485 8.2%
8796 Rural Retreat 1,462 8.4%
8854 Chatham 1,439 7.7%
8876 Glade Spring 1,429 3.3%
8912 Kilmarnock 1,416 3.2%
8982 Exmore 1,396 -2.2%
9030 Stuart 1,379 -9.8%
9097 Honaker 1,356 -10.0%
9109 Middletown 1,353 31.3%
9170 Clintwood 1,327 -13.9%
9439 Hurt 1,243 -3.2%
9458 Weber City 1,235 -12.7%
9481 Halifax 1,227 -11.4%
9491 Courtland 1,224 -3.4%
9497 Onancock 1,223 -19.6%
9526 Gretna 1,213 -5.8%
9558 Kenbridge 1,206 -9.7%
9630 Clarksville 1,183 -10.6%
9679 Buchanan 1,169 -5.2%
9688 Bowling Green 1,166 24.7%
9898 Glasgow 1,107 5.9%
9906 Brookneal 1,103 -12.3%
9971 Pembroke 1,088 -4.5%
10004 Occoquan 1,076 43.2%
10054 Edinburg 1,063 26.2%
10104 Lawrenceville 1,049 -17.5%
10192 Cedar Bluff 1,025 -4.9%
10251 Cape Charles 1,009 -10.4%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 1,907 7,780
2016 1,930 7,747
2015 1,955 7,695
2014 1,976 7,634
2013 2,002 7,577
2012 2,008 7,545
2011 2,022 7,513
2010 2,034 7,496
2009 2,018 7,457
2008 2,034 7,409
2007 2,044 7,363
2006 2,062 7,315
2005 2,069 7,286
2004 2,087 7,236
2003 2,104 7,201
2002 2,126 7,153
2001 2,149 7,112
2000 2,188 7,028
1990 2,222 6,524