Virginia Population Population Forecasts Show a Slowing Virginia By Michael Pope • Jul 5, 2019 Virginia is growing. But a new report says it may not be growing at the rate that was expected. What Will Virginia's Population Look Like in 2040? By Michael Pope • Mar 11, 2019 MBandman / Creative Commons Virginia is running up against two demographic trends that might be unwelcome news. Are Virginians Headed to the Suburbs Again? By Michael Pope • Sep 28, 2018 Fifty years ago, people began abandoning cities for the suburbs of Virginia. Then cities made a comeback and became thriving cultural centers. Now, the pendulum may be swinging the other way.