Latest Data (2015)
Population 452,745
Nationwide Rank 41

Quick Facts

Virginia Beach, Virginia is the 41st largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Virginia Beach, Virginia is a city.

Virginia Beach, Virginia is as large as it has ever been. In 2015 Virginia Beach had its largest population ever.

Virginia Beach, Virginia's growth is below average. 73% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Virginia Beach, Virginia Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
35 Sacramento, California 19.9%
36 Kansas City, Missouri 7.4%
37 Long Beach, California 2.5%
38 Mesa, Arizona 17.1%
39 Atlanta, Georgia 10.1%
40 Colorado Springs, Colorado 26.0%
41 Virginia Beach, Virginia 6.1%
42 Raleigh, North Carolina 55.4%
43 Omaha, Nebraska 8.2%
44 Miami, Florida 21.4%
45 Oakland, California 4.6%
46 Minneapolis, Minnesota 7.4%
47 Tulsa, Oklahoma 2.7%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 452,745 41
2014 450,980 40
2013 448,479 39
2012 447,021 39
2011 443,033 39
2010 437,994 39
2009 433,575 41
2008 432,228 42
2007 434,138 42
2006 437,206 42
2005 437,464 42
2004 439,048 42
2003 435,796 41
2002 430,520 41
2001 427,590 40
2000 426,534 39
1990 393,089 39
1980 262,199 56
1970 172,106 78