Huaihua's 2021 population is now estimated at 784,323. In 1950, the population of Huaihua was 31,927. Huaihua has grown by 32,520 since 2015, which represents a 4.33% annual change. These population estimates and projections come from the latest revision of the UN World Urbanization Prospects. These estimates represent the Urban agglomeration of Huaihua, which typically includes Huaihua's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.