Latest Data (2016)
Population 53,078
Nationwide Rank 715

Quick Facts

Harrisonburg, Virginia is the 715th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Harrisonburg, Virginia is a city.

Harrisonburg, Virginia is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Harrisonburg had its largest population ever.

Harrisonburg, Virginia is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 81% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Harrisonburg, Virginia Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
705 Lake Havasu City, Arizona 53,743 26.7%
706 Elyria, Ohio 53,715 -4.1%
707 Bellevue, Nebraska 53,505 20.1%
708 Wheaton, Illinois 53,389 -3.9%
709 West New York, New Jersey 53,343 16.0%
710 Yucaipa, California 53,309 28.6%
711 Southaven, Mississippi 53,214 80.3%
712 Albany, Oregon 53,211 29.5%
713 Revere, Massachusetts 53,157 12.1%
714 Caldwell, Idaho 53,149 92.2%
715 Harrisonburg, Virginia 53,078 31.2%
716 West Sacramento, California 52,981 65.2%
717 Lenexa, Kansas 52,903 31.0%
718 Kingsport, Tennessee 52,806 16.3%
719 Burlington, North Carolina 52,709 14.7%
720 Delano, California 52,707 32.6%
721 Leesburg, Virginia 52,607 83.1%
722 DeSoto, Texas 52,599 39.0%
723 Milford, Connecticut 52,536 3.6%
724 Perth Amboy, New Jersey 52,499 10.8%
725 Peabody, Massachusetts 52,491 8.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
304 Roanoke 99,660 5.1%
328 Portsmouth 95,252 -5.1%
359 Suffolk 89,273 39.0%
424 Lynchburg 80,212 22.8%
715 Harrisonburg 53,078 31.2%
721 Leesburg 52,607 83.1%
818 Charlottesville 46,912 16.9%
838 Blacksburg 45,038 13.0%
904 Danville 41,898 -13.1%
911 Manassas 41,483 18.9%
1186 Petersburg 31,882 -5.0%
1326 Fredericksburg 28,297 46.1%
1356 Winchester 27,516 16.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 53,078 715
2015 52,538 714
2014 52,478 708
2013 51,395 719
2012 50,981 717
2011 49,608 727
2010 48,914 729
2009 45,137 782
2008 44,342 789
2007 43,996 781
2006 43,654 782
2005 42,784 785
2004 42,392 786
2003 42,134 783
2002 42,159 775
2001 41,314 781
2000 40,435 793
1990 30,707 911