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Population Data

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The Cooper Center produces the official Virginia population estimates and projections that are used throughout the Commonwealth for decision-making and fund allocation. We also produce school-age population estimates, school enrollment projections, aging data profiles, and other data products as funding permits.

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Virginia Population Estimates

The Weldon Cooper Center produces the official population estimates for Virginia and its cities and counties. We also post census estimates for age, sex, race, Hispanic origin, and towns.

Virginia School Data

The Cooper Center produces the school-age population estimates and the school enrollment projections for all of Virginia's school divisions.
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Data on Aging in Virginia

The Cooper Center has produced data briefs and data dashboards for Virginia and each of its 25 Area Agencies on Aging to provide information about the population characteristics of older Virginians.
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National Population Projections

View the Cooper Center's National Population Projections for the nation overall and for all 50 states (and the District of Columbia).
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Data Guide and Reference Maps

The Weldon Cooper Center developed a data guide to help data users access and use publicly available demographic data. We also developed Virginia reference maps, including Virginia's Demographic Regions and Virginia's MSAs.

Learn more about our demographic services