Virginia has an estimated population of 8.63 million. Furthermore, this is an increase of over 380,000 since the official census in 2010. Virginia currently enjoys a growth rate of 1.15%, which ranks 13th in the country. There are 95 total counties and 38 independent cities located within the state of Virginia.

The most recent nationwide Census took place in the United States in 2010, and it revealed that the Virginia population had exceeded eight million for the first time in its history. The final figure was confirmed at 8,001,024. This was a rise of 13% on the numbers declared at the census of 2000.

Virginia State Capital

Virginia State Capital

Virginia Population Density

The US state of Virginia is situated on the central eastern tip of the country and it is the 35th largest in the Union in terms of land mass. As with the majority of states on the US Eastern seaboard, however, Virginia is densely populated. The population has soared to an estimated 8.63 million as of 2020, and Virginia now ranks 12th in terms of population in the country and 14th in terms of density. Virginia has a population density of 202.6 people per square mile over a total surface area of 42,775 square miles.

Virginia Facts

  • Entered the Union: June 25, 1788 (10)
  • Capital: Richmond
  • State Motto: Sic semper tyrannis (Thus always to tyrants)
  • State Flower Dogwood
  • State Bird: Cardinal
  • State Tree: Dogwood
  • State Fish: Brook Trout
  • State Dog: American Foxhound
  • State Shell: Oyster
  • State Butterfly: Tiger Swallowtail
  • State Beverage: Milk
  • State Song “Carry Me Back to Old Virginia”
  • National Forests: 2 • State Forests: 16 • State Parks: 44
  • Famous For: Presidential homes, Arlington Military Cemetary, Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, Chincoteague Ponies

Ready to make the move to Virginia? Call (804) 551-1920

See all currently listed active residential real estate properties and or homes for sale in Amelia County VAAshland VACaroline County VACharles City County VAChesterfield County VAColonial Heights VADinwiddie County VAGlen Allen VAGoochland County VAHanover County VAHenrico County VAKing William County VALouisa County VAManakin Sabot VAMechanicsville VAMidlothian VAMoseley VANew Kent County VAPowhatan County VA and The City of Richmond VA So lets get started whether selling a home, buying a home or even building a home! Also find luxury homes for sale and even homes with first floor bedrooms for sale.


Ask a Question
  • Services of Interest
  • Incorrect please try again
    Enter words: Enter numbers:
    Refresh Captcha
    Audio Captcha
    Text Captcha
    Captcha Help

Login to My Homefinder

Login to My Homefinder