Most of Virginia is seeing more people move in than move out. It’s Northern Virginia that is driving the state’s overall out-migration.
Virginia migration trends
For ninth straight year, more people move out of Virginia than move in
New data from the Internal Revenue Service show that Northern Virginia is losing the most people, and it seems to be primarily working-age adults, not retirees.
Here’s how unusual the population losses in Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads are
New Census Bureau stats show other big Southern metros gaining population while Virginia’s top two are losing.
Moving companies say Virginia’s net out-migration has stopped. But other data says it’s accelerating.
Governor Glenn Youngkin has warned that more people are moving out of state than into the state.
Japan is worried because its population is aging. Parts of rural Virginia are even older.
Japan’s prime minister has been sounding the alarm. Five counties in Virginia are even older, though, and 15 more are close to it.
Highland County’s Maple Festival won’t have a Maple Queen this year. Blame demographics (partly).
A drought in births 17 years ago is now catching up with the county. Here’s how an aging population and declining birth rates have played out in the state’s smallest county.
10 observations about Virginia’s new population estimates
Some localities are winning in the marketplace — more people are moving in than moving out — but they’re still losing population because deaths outnumber births.
Six reasons why people are moving out of Northern Virginia
A Fairfax County state legislator responds to a previous Cardinal News column about net out-migration from Northern Virginia with possible explanations.
New population figures show Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads losing population, parts of rural Virginia gaining
The fastest-growing part of the state is now the Richmond area. There’s also some evidence that young adults are moving into many rural areas.
Youngkin is worried about people moving out of Virginia. Here’s how big that out-migration is.
Only nine other states are seeing more net out-migration than we are. Numerically, the problem is entirely because of people moving out of Northern Virginia.