Posts Tagged Population Numbers

New Census Data Suggests Southwest Virginia is Continuing to Shrink

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New Census data shows Tazewell County has lost 10% of its population over the last decade. (Credit:

New numbers from the Census show Northern Virginia continues to add population. But, the new numbers also show a slow and steady decline in Southwest Virginia. Michael Pope reports.

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What Will Virginia’s Population Look Like in 2040?


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Virginia is running up against two demographic trends that might be unwelcome news. Michael Pope explains the changes.


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Census Data Shows Growth in Virginia’s Asian Population


Sang Yi is one of two new City Councilors in Fairfax born in South Korea. (Credit: Republican Party of Virginia)

New numbers from the Census show an important shift in Virginia, one that might surprise you. Michael Pope has details.

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New Data Shows That Declining Populations May Not Be All Bad for Virginia’s Rural Counties


U.S. Route 250 in Highland County (Credit: Creative Commons)

New numbers from the census bureau show that rural parts of the state are losing population. But that isn’t necessarily a problem. Michael Pope explains.


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