The center estimated Charlottesville had a populationat 47,783 as of July 1, 2014, up from 43,475 in 2010.
Albemarle is estimated to have increased by 4.8 percent with a population of 103,707 as of July 1, 2014.
“Estimates are produced using demographic indicators, such as births, deaths, home construction or fiscally responsible school data, to estimate the current population,” Lombard said.
Anecdotally, anyone paying attention knew this, but it’s useful (and interesting) to see the data.
Let’s hope politicians and the People are paying attention.