Latest Data (2017)
Population 4,764
Nationwide Rank 4853

Quick Facts

Rocky Mount, Virginia is the 4,853rd largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Rocky Mount, Virginia is a town.

Rocky Mount, Virginia is currently 0.7% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Rocky Mount, Virginia's growth is about average. 49% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
4843 Westmont, Pennsylvania 4,798 -12.8%
4844 Midway, North Carolina 4,792 6.3%
4845 Jackson, Alabama 4,790 -11.2%
4846 Omak, Washington 4,787 -0.4%
4847 Royersford, Pennsylvania 4,776 12.4%
4848 Franklin, New Jersey 4,775 -7.4%
4849 Salem, New Jersey 4,774 -18.2%
4850 Mansfield, Louisiana 4,771 -14.0%
4851 Centreville, Maryland 4,767 140.1%
4852 Colville, Washington 4,765 -5.0%
4853 Rocky Mount, Virginia 4,764 5.1%
4854 Evansdale, Iowa 4,763 5.3%
4855 Lakeport, California 4,762 -3.6%
4856 Rio Bravo, Texas 4,762 -14.3%
4857 Philomath, Oregon 4,760 15.3%
4858 Old Westbury, New York 4,757 14.7%
4859 West Pittston, Pennsylvania 4,757 -5.8%
4860 Edgefield, South Carolina 4,755 7.2%
4861 Jonesboro, Georgia 4,755 30.9%
4862 Silverton, Ohio 4,753 -8.2%
4863 New Haven, Michigan 4,752 51.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
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%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 4,764 4,853
2016 4,798 4,832
2015 4,799 4,815
2014 4,798 4,796
2013 4,830 4,764
2012 4,821 4,758
2011 4,820 4,755
2010 4,799 4,744
2009 4,525 4,862
2008 4,522 4,845
2007 4,527 4,815
2006 4,491 4,814
2005 4,494 4,783
2004 4,495 4,767
2003 4,482 4,755
2002 4,491 4,732
2001 4,513 4,701
2000 4,530 4,685
1990 4,117 4,628