Virginia 2020 Census Total Population By County

Updated on January 23, 2023.

The total population of Virginia from the 2020 Census was 8,631,393, based on data from the US Census Bureau.

Fairfax County was the most populated county (1,150,309), followed by Prince William County (482,204), and then Virginia Beach city (459,470). On the other hand, the 3 counties that were least populated include: Highland County (2,232), Norton city (3,687), and Bath County (4,209).

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Hover over or click on the counties to see the number and percentage of Virginia population that lives in each county. The data can also be found in a table below. You can use the table to sort, filter, and explore the data further.

Virginia 2020 Census Total Population By County
Virginia 2020 Census Total Population By County
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County Population % of Virginia Pop.
Accomack 33413 0.39
Albemarle 112395 1.30
Alleghany 15223 0.18
Amelia 13265 0.15
Amherst 31307 0.36
Appomattox 16119 0.19
Arlington 238643 2.77
Augusta 77487 0.90
Bath 4209 0.05
Bedford 79462 0.92
Bland 6270 0.07
Botetourt 33596 0.39
Brunswick 15849 0.18
Buchanan 20355 0.24
Buckingham 16824 0.20
Campbell 55696 0.65
Caroline 30887 0.36
Carroll 29155 0.34
Charles City 6773 0.08
Charlotte 11529 0.13
Chesterfield 364548 4.22
Clarke 14783 0.17
Craig 4892 0.06
Culpeper 52552 0.61
Cumberland 9675 0.11
Dickenson 14124 0.16
Dinwiddie 27947 0.32
Essex 10599 0.12
Fairfax 1150309 13.33
Fauquier 72972 0.85
Floyd 15476 0.18
Fluvanna 27249 0.32
Franklin 54477 0.63
Frederick 91419 1.06
Giles 16787 0.19
Gloucester 38711 0.45
Goochland 24727 0.29
Grayson 15333 0.18
Greene 20552 0.24
Greensville 11391 0.13
Halifax 34022 0.39
Hanover 109979 1.27
Henrico 334389 3.87
Henry 50948 0.59
Highland 2232 0.03
Isle of Wight 38606 0.45
James City 78254 0.91
King and Queen 6608 0.08
King George 26723 0.31
King William 17810 0.21
Lancaster 10919 0.13
Lee 22173 0.26
Loudoun 420959 4.88
Louisa 37596 0.44
Lunenburg 11936 0.14
Madison 13837 0.16
Mathews 8533 0.10
Mecklenburg 30319 0.35
Middlesex 10625 0.12
Montgomery 99721 1.16
Nelson 14775 0.17
New Kent 22945 0.27
Northampton 12282 0.14
Northumberland 11839 0.14
Nottoway 15642 0.18
Orange 36254 0.42
Page 23709 0.28
Patrick 17608 0.20
Pittsylvania 60501 0.70
Powhatan 30333 0.35
Prince Edward 21849 0.25
Prince George 43010 0.50
Prince William 482204 5.59
Pulaski 33800 0.39
Rappahannock 7348 0.09
Richmond 8923 0.10
Roanoke 96929 1.12
Rockbridge 22650 0.26
Rockingham 83757 0.97
Russell 25781 0.30
Scott 21576 0.25
Shenandoah 44186 0.51
Smyth 29800 0.35
Southampton 17996 0.21
Spotsylvania 140032 1.62
Stafford 156927 1.82
Surry 6561 0.08
Sussex 10829 0.13
Tazewell 40429 0.47
Warren 40727 0.47
Washington 53935 0.63
Westmoreland 18477 0.21
Wise 36130 0.42
Wythe 28290 0.33
York 70045 0.81
Alexandria city 159467 1.85
Bristol city 17219 0.20
Buena Vista city 6641 0.08
Charlottesville city 46553 0.54
Chesapeake city 249422 2.89
Colonial Heights city 18170 0.21
Covington city 5737 0.07
Danville city 42590 0.49
Emporia city 5766 0.07
Fairfax city 24146 0.28
Falls Church city 14658 0.17
Franklin city 8180 0.10
Fredericksburg city 27982 0.32
Galax city 6720 0.08
Hampton city 137148 1.59
Harrisonburg city 51814 0.60
Hopewell city 23033 0.27
Lexington city 7320 0.09
Lynchburg city 79009 0.92
Manassas city 42772 0.50
Manassas Park city 17219 0.20
Martinsville city 13485 0.16
Newport News city 186247 2.16
Norfolk city 238005 2.76
Norton city 3687 0.04
Petersburg city 33458 0.39
Poquoson city 12460 0.14
Portsmouth city 97915 1.13
Radford city 16070 0.19
Richmond city 226610 2.63
Roanoke city 100011 1.16
Salem city 25346 0.29
Staunton city 25750 0.30
Suffolk city 94324 1.09
Virginia Beach city 459470 5.32
Waynesboro city 22196 0.26
Williamsburg city 15425 0.18
Winchester city 28120 0.33