What is the largest city in Virginia?

The largest city in Virginia is Virginia Beach, with a population of 449,974. Virginia Beach is the 44th largest city in the US. The second largest city is Chesapeake, with a population of 244,835, and is the 91st largest city in the US.

What is the fastest growing city in Virginia?

Among the 100 largest cities in Virginia, the fastest growing city is Purcellville, whose population has grown 179.3% since the year 2000.

What is the fastest shrinking city in Virginia?

Among the 100 largest cities in Virginia, the fastest shrinking city is Chincoteague, whose population has declined 33.5% since the year 2000. Chincoteague's peak populuation was 4,342 in the year 2002, and it's current population of 2,875 represents a 33.8% decline from it's peak. Chincoteague was once the 4,827th largest city in the US, but it's now the 6,361st largest.

US Pop
Rank
City 2019 Population
44 Virginia Beach 449,974
91 Chesapeake 244,835
92 Norfolk 242,742
97 Richmond 230,436
144 Newport News 179,225
159 Alexandria 159,428
203 Hampton 134,510
321 Roanoke 99,143
345 Portsmouth 94,398
361 Suffolk 92,108
420 Lynchburg 82,168
725 Leesburg 53,727
738 Harrisonburg 53,016
834 Charlottesville 47,266
874 Blacksburg 44,233
946 Manassas 41,085
973 Danville 40,044
1229 Petersburg 31,346
1316 Fredericksburg 29,036
1358 Winchester 28,078
1501 Salem 25,301
1525 Staunton 24,932
1549 Herndon 24,601
1593 Fairfax 24,019
1669 Waynesboro 22,630
1674 Hopewell 22,529
1680 Christiansburg 22,473
1925 Culpeper 18,873
1974 Radford 18,249
2053 Manassas Park 17,478
2063 Colonial Heights 17,370
2117 Bristol 16,762
2143 Vienna 16,485
2271 Front Royal 15,278
2299 Williamsburg 14,954
2333 Falls Church 14,617
2618 Martinsville 12,554
2665 Poquoson 12,271
3050 Purcellville 10,178
3087 Warrenton 10,027
3369 Pulaski 8,714
3447 Smithfield 8,475
3573 Vinton 8,104
3621 Franklin 7,967
3631 Wytheville 7,921
3653 Ashland 7,875
3656 Abingdon 7,867
3660 Farmville 7,846
3738 South Boston 7,588
3778 Lexington 7,446
4031 Strasburg 6,676
4067 Bedford 6,597
4120 Buena Vista 6,478
4163 Galax 6,347
4237 Bridgewater 6,145
4308 Dumfries 5,922
4467 Marion 5,559
4481 Covington 5,538
4571 Emporia 5,346
4611 Woodstock 5,258
4625 Richlands 5,234
4672 Big Stone Gap 5,132
4696 Orange 5,096
4840 Luray 4,848
4845 Bluefield 4,837
4908 Rocky Mount 4,724
5131 Berryville 4,371
5153 South Hill 4,349
5292 Tazewell 4,141
5417 Norton 3,981
5421 Broadway 3,978
5672 Colonial Beach 3,619
5775 Clifton Forge 3,494
5840 Altavista 3,406
5901 Blackstone 3,329
5980 West Point 3,257
6099 Lebanon 3,147
6334 Wise 2,906
6338 Elkton 2,903
6361 Chincoteague 2,875
6378 Grottoes 2,860
6490 Windsor 2,758
6578 Timberville 2,691
6631 Hillsville 2,661
6661 Pearisburg 2,636
6711 Dublin 2,584
6957 Tappahannock 2,402
7062 Shenandoah 2,331
7170 New Market 2,253
7225 Chase City 2,215
7262 Lovettsville 2,198
7284 Amherst 2,180
7372 Crewe 2,129
7390 Mount Jackson 2,118
7510 Stephens City 2,063
7704 Waverly 1,953
7707 Narrows 1,952
7795 Saltville 1,901
7863 Gate City 1,869
7924 Coeburn 1,845

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