January 30, 2017
New estimates released Monday by the Weldon Cooper Center at the University of Virginia show the region’s population continues to grow, reflecting a statewide trend of growth in urban areas close to Northern Virginia. There are now 232,452 people in the Charlottesville Metropolitan Statistical Area, which consists of ...
January 28, 2016
Virginia’s cities and urban areas continue to grow in population and one University of Virginia demographer said a contributing factor is that more people are choosing to rent rather than purchase their own homes. “If you look at cities, they have much larger rental markets so they are more ...
January 28, 2015
The city of Charlottesville has experienced a ten percent increase in population since 2010 according to data released Tuesday by the Weldon Cooper Center at the University of Virginia. The increase shows that a long-term trend of declining or stagnant city growth is over. “Charlottesville’s population barely grew in ...
February 02, 2014
All of the localities in the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission’s service area have experienced population growth over the last three years, with the city of Charlottesville having the biggest increase. That’s according to data released last week by the Weldon Cooper Center at the University of Virginia ...
November 20, 2012
When the Albemarle County Planning Commission meets Tuesday to discuss the future of the county’s rural areas and natural resources, one nonprofit organization wants the commission to consider limiting area population to conserve both. “While population increase can bring advantages to human settlements, there are thresholds in size at ...