Virginia 2017 Population By County
Updated on June 22, 2021.

According to the US Census Bureau population estimates, there were 8,463,587 people living in Virginia in 2017. Fairfax County was the most populated county with 1,148,728 residents, followed by Prince William County with 463,069 residents, and Virginia Beach city with 449,896 residents. Highland County with a population of 2,217 was the least populated county in Virginia in 2017.

Use the map below to interactively explore the population of each county in Virginia in 2017. The data can also be explored further by sorting and filtering with the table below.

Virginia 2017 Population By County
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Table of Virginia 2017 Population By County
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County Population % of State Population
Accomack 32,685 0.39%
Albemarle 107,768 1.27%
Alleghany 15,128 0.18%
Amelia 12,980 0.15%
Amherst 31,863 0.38%
Appomattox 15,723 0.19%
Arlington 234,647 2.77%
Augusta 75,177 0.89%
Bath 4,266 0.05%
Bedford 78,378 0.93%
Bland 6,354 0.08%
Botetourt 33,313 0.39%
Brunswick 16,570 0.20%
Buchanan 21,604 0.26%
Buckingham 17,038 0.20%
Campbell 55,326 0.65%
Caroline 30,432 0.36%
Carroll 29,812 0.35%
Charles City 7,026 0.08%
Charlotte 12,077 0.14%
Chesterfield 343,276 4.06%
Clarke 14,454 0.17%
Craig 5,062 0.06%
Culpeper 51,235 0.61%
Cumberland 9,828 0.12%
Dickenson 14,722 0.17%
Dinwiddie 28,630 0.34%
Essex 10,969 0.13%
Fairfax 1,148,728 13.57%
Fauquier 69,547 0.82%
Floyd 15,758 0.19%
Fluvanna 26,480 0.31%
Franklin 56,315 0.67%
Frederick 86,456 1.02%
Giles 16,754 0.20%
Gloucester 37,295 0.44%
Goochland 22,703 0.27%
Grayson 15,697 0.19%
Greene 19,593 0.23%
Greensville 11,569 0.14%
Halifax 34,575 0.41%
Hanover 105,674 1.25%
Henrico 327,559 3.87%
Henry 51,346 0.61%
Highland 2,217 0.03%
Isle of Wight 36,571 0.43%
James City 75,274 0.89%
King and Queen 6,999 0.08%
King George 26,337 0.31%
King William 16,684 0.20%
Lancaster 10,725 0.13%
Lee 23,900 0.28%
Loudoun 397,049 4.69%
Louisa 35,912 0.42%
Lunenburg 12,333 0.15%
Madison 13,212 0.16%
Mathews 8,709 0.10%
Mecklenburg 30,693 0.36%
Middlesex 10,625 0.13%
Montgomery 98,142 1.16%
Nelson 14,800 0.18%
New Kent 21,638 0.26%
Northampton 11,872 0.14%
Northumberland 12,271 0.14%
Nottoway 15,432 0.18%
Orange 35,870 0.42%
Page 23,784 0.28%
Patrick 17,713 0.21%
Pittsylvania 61,309 0.72%
Powhatan 28,716 0.34%
Prince Edward 22,678 0.27%
Prince George 38,006 0.45%
Prince William 463,069 5.47%
Pulaski 34,225 0.40%
Rappahannock 7,393 0.09%
Richmond 8,889 0.11%
Roanoke 93,939 1.11%
Rockbridge 22,668 0.27%
Rockingham 80,397 0.95%
Russell 27,046 0.32%
Scott 21,893 0.26%
Shenandoah 43,276 0.51%
Smyth 30,731 0.36%
Southampton 17,841 0.21%
Spotsylvania 132,739 1.57%
Stafford 146,792 1.73%
Surry 6,503 0.08%
Sussex 11,379 0.13%
Tazewell 41,303 0.49%
Warren 39,409 0.47%
Washington 54,179 0.64%
Westmoreland 17,725 0.21%
Wise 38,574 0.46%
Wythe 28,829 0.34%
York 68,022 0.80%
Alexandria city 159,215 1.88%
Bristol city 16,880 0.20%
Buena Vista city 6,482 0.08%
Charlottesville city 47,463 0.56%
Chesapeake city 240,143 2.84%
Colonial Heights city 17,424 0.21%
Covington city 5,576 0.07%
Danville city 41,044 0.49%
Emporia city 5,467 0.07%
Fairfax city 23,435 0.28%
Falls Church city 14,245 0.17%
Franklin city 8,145 0.10%
Fredericksburg city 28,498 0.34%
Galax city 6,484 0.08%
Hampton city 134,725 1.59%
Harrisonburg city 53,644 0.63%
Hopewell city 22,505 0.27%
Lexington city 7,154 0.09%
Lynchburg city 80,523 0.95%
Manassas city 41,141 0.49%
Manassas Park city 17,149 0.20%
Martinsville city 12,823 0.15%
Newport News city 179,447 2.12%
Norfolk city 244,543 2.89%
Norton city 3,918 0.05%
Petersburg city 31,137 0.37%
Poquoson city 12,039 0.14%
Portsmouth city 94,838 1.12%
Radford city 17,484 0.21%
Richmond city 227,230 2.69%
Roanoke city 98,986 1.17%
Salem city 25,373 0.30%
Staunton city 24,325 0.29%
Suffolk city 90,108 1.07%
Virginia Beach city 449,896 5.32%
Waynesboro city 22,242 0.26%
Williamsburg city 14,994 0.18%
Winchester city 28,178 0.33%