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Graphs and Tables at a Glance

Changes in Population and High-Density Land since 2000,
by Virginia Region (as of 2010)

Region Population Change (2010 Total) % of Population in High-Density Areas   / Change in % of Population Population per Square Mile in High-Density Areas Change in % of High Density Acreage
Central + 211,560
(1,577,807 people)
66.7%   /   + 2.4% + 22.7
(3,262.2 people)
+ 0.6%
Eastern + 4,201
(141,676 people)
22.9%  /  + 1.3% - 315.1
(2,060.6 people)
+ 0.2%
Hampton Roads + 90,192
(1,656,718 people)
88.9%   + 2.1% + 40.7
(4,370.3 people)
+ 1.0%
Northern + 506,387
(2,623,079 people)
88.9%   /  + 2.5% + 307.3
(4,875.1 people)
+ 3.6%
Southside - 5,947
(380,886 people)
30.7%   /  + 0.2% - 36.5
(2,541.6 people)
0.0%
Southwest + 3,832
(417,024 people)
28%   /  + 2.5% - 28
(2,254.2 people)
+ 0.1%
Valley + 56,182
(479,535 people)
52.8%   /  + 6.3% + 46.6
(3,254.4 people)
+ 0.3%
West Central + 56,102
(724,299 people)
55.7%   /  + 1.0% + 173.6
(2,996.1 people)
+ 0.1%
         
Virginia + 922,509
(8,001,024 people)
72.2%   /  + 3.3% + 136.2
(3,947.7 people)
+ 0.5%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population per Developed Acre, by State.

Population per Acre of Developed Land,
by State, 1982-2012