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West Virginia Cities by Population

Below are the 403 West Virginia cities sorted by population from 1 to 362 (there are some ties). The population data are from the 2020 Census Redistricting dataset. If 2020 Census data are not available for a geography, then the population data are from the Census’ 2019 American Community Survey. You can copy and paste this list directly into your favorite spreadsheet program. Don't you just adore lovely numbers listed nicely in columns & rows? We do!

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Rank City Population
1 Charleston 48,864
2 Huntington 46,842
3 Morgantown 30,347
4 Parkersburg 29,738
5 Wheeling 27,052
6 Weirton 19,163
7 Martinsburg 18,777
8 Fairmont 18,416
9 Beckley 17,286
10 Clarksburg 16,061
11 Teays Valley 14,350
12 South Charleston 13,647
13 St. Albans 10,861
14 Vienna 10,652
15 Cheat Lake 9,930
16 Cross Lanes 9,727
17 Bluefield 9,658
18 Bridgeport 9,336
19 Oak Hill 8,179
20 Moundsville 8,093
21 Dunbar 7,480
22 Hurricane 6,961
23 Elkins 6,934
24 Nitro 6,624
25 Pea Ridge 6,602
26 Charles Town 6,534
27 Princeton 5,872
28 Brookhaven 5,707
29 Ranson 5,433
30 New Martinsville 5,204
31 Buckhannon 5,186
32 Keyser 4,864
33 Grafton 4,722
34 Barboursville 4,456
35 Sissonville 4,084
36 Point Pleasant 4,070
37 Westover 3,955
38 Weston 3,952
39 Lewisburg 3,922
40 Ravenswood 3,865
41 Welch 3,590
42 Pleasant Valley 3,498
43 Shannondale 3,487
44 Summersville 3,431
45 Inwood 3,426
46 Shady Spring 3,169
47 Blennerhassett 3,118
48 Williamson 3,083
49 Ripley 3,079
50 Kenova 3,033
51 Culloden 3,016
52 Williamstown 2,997
53 Kingwood 2,980
54 Philippi 2,929
55 Pinch 2,914
56 Madison 2,913
57 Fayetteville 2,887
58 Follansbee 2,848
59 Milton 2,811
60 Bethlehem 2,605
61 Hooverson Heights 2,582
62 Paden City 2,541
63 Moorefield 2,524
64 Wellsburg 2,450
65 Crab Orchard 2,416
66 Winfield 2,393
67 Shinnston 2,328
68 Petersburg 2,284
69 Hinton 2,245
70 White Sulphur Springs 2,221
71 Chester 2,208
72 Craigsville 2,173
73 Bluewell 2,162
74 Spencer 2,063
75 Mannington 1,952
76 Bradley 1,928
77 St. Marys 1,831
78 TIE Mineralwells and Belington 1,805
79 Stonewood 1,798
80 Star City 1,779
81 Romney 1,724
82 Fairlea 1,720
83 McMechen 1,697
84 Coal City 1,689
85 Richwood 1,660
86 Daniels 1,654
87 Harrisville 1,631
88 Alum Creek 1,595
89 Ronceverte 1,572
90 Mallory 1,552
91 Rand 1,543
92 Eleanor 1,542
93 Shepherdstown 1,531
94 Salem 1,529
95 Marmet 1,504
96 Glen Dale 1,496
97 Nutter Fort 1,493
98 Mullens 1,480
99 New Haven 1,476
100 West Liberty 1,454
101 Oceana 1,449
102 Wayne 1,443
103 Falling Waters 1,440
104 Logan 1,439
105 Mount Gay-Shamrock 1,430
106 Terra Alta 1,415
107 Sistersville 1,412
108 Ceredo 1,408
109 MacArthur 1,376
110 Granville 1,355
111 Prosperity 1,345
112 Mabscott 1,341
113 Chesapeake 1,335
114 Parsons 1,327
115 Boaz 1,321
116 Lubeck 1,309
117 Ansted 1,303
118 Lesage 1,290
119 Fort Ashby 1,289
120 Montgomery 1,275
121 Cassville 1,268
122 Benwood 1,252
123 Stanaford 1,215
124 Buffalo 1,211
125 Newell 1,203
126 Barrackville 1,201
127 Rainelle 1,190
128 Belle 1,169
129 Washington 1,151
130 Gilbert Creek 1,136
131 Sophia 1,130
132 TIE Glenville and Beaver 1,129
133 Mount Hope 1,125
134 Elkview 1,116
135 Tornado 1,081
136 Brush Fork 1,065
137 Pennsboro 1,054
138 TIE Coal Fork and Hamlin 1,039
139 Bolivar 1,036
140 TIE Chapmanville and New Cumberland 1,020
141 Marlinton 998
142 Alderson 975
143 Monongah 965
144 Athens 962
145 Lavalette 932
146 Wiley Ford 906
147 Piney View 902
148 Rupert 877
149 Belmont 875
150 Poca 874
151 Mason 866
152 Sutton 863
153 Cameron 861
154 Carpendale 860
155 Clendenin 854
156 North Hills 834
157 Rivesville 828
158 East Bank 822
159 Enterprise 805
160 Despard 794
161 Holden 783
162 Bethany 781
163 Gary 773
164 Man 772
165 Gassaway 759
166 Smithers 754
167 Bath (Berkeley Springs) 753
168 Gallipolis Ferry 735
169 Addison (Webster Springs) 731
170 Elizabeth 724
171 TIE Cedar Grove and Piedmont 718
172 TIE Middlebourne and Lumberport 717
173 Glasgow 703
174 White Hall 700
175 Grant Town 685
176 Chelyan 681
177 Fort Gay 675
178 Danville 672
179 Triadelphia 669
180 West Union 653
181 Pineville 645
182 Chattaroy 641
183 Shenandoah Junction 635
184 Big Chimney 629
185 War 623
186 Beverly 622
187 Thomas 611
188 Davis 600
189 TIE Boomer and Accoville 599
190 Switzer 593
191 Ridgeley 591
192 Ghent 582
193 Montcalm 575
194 Harts 573
195 Kopperston 569
196 Robinette 567
197 Mill Creek 560
198 Hometown 556
199 TIE Beech Bottom and Gauley Bridge 553
200 Idamay 542
201 Reedsville 530
202 Hilltop 528
203 Jefferson 527
204 Red Jacket 525
205 West Hamlin 524
206 Bolt 518
207 Shrewsbury 517
208 Anmoore 513
209 Masontown 510
210 Hartford City 503
211 Franklin 495
212 Grantsville 494
213 Powellton 493
214 Verdunville 491
215 Cowen 487
216 TIE Bruno, Pratt, and Nettie 483
217 Middleway 482
218 Clearview 472
219 Valley Bend 470
220 East Dailey 469
221 TIE Scarbro and Prichard 461
222 Glen Fork 457
223 Springfield 455
224 West Milford 449
225 Peterstown 448
226 Matheny 446
227 Rowlesburg 438
228 Delbarton 422
229 TIE Kistler and Capon Bridge 420
230 Union 419
231 Omar 416
232 TIE McConnell and Matewan 412
233 Paw Paw 410
234 Lashmeet 409
235 Jane Lew 408
236 West Logan 399
237 Clay 396
238 Burnsville 394
239 Farmington 392
240 Carolina 390
241 TIE Bancroft and Hepzibah 387
242 Junior 384
243 TIE Fairview and Salt Rock 373
244 Waverly 369
245 Raysal 364
246 Pine Grove 363
247 TIE Whitesville and Windsor Heights 361
248 Lost Creek 359
249 Henlawson 353
250 Amherstdale 350
251 Bud 347
252 Mount Carbon 341
253 Lester 338
254 Eccles 334
255 TIE Greenview and Gilbert 333
256 Meadow Bridge 324
257 Comfort 320
258 Corinne 318
259 Kermit 317
260 Great Cacapon 315
261 Mitchell Heights 314
262 Justice 313
263 Stollings 310
264 Flemington 309
265 Charlton Heights 307
266 Monaville 302
267 Hedgesville 300
268 Tunnelton 296
269 Reader 278
270 Bramwell 276
271 Valley Grove 275
272 TIE Wardensville and Harpers Ferry 269
273 Racine 267
274 Flatwoods 264
275 TIE Itmann and Newburg 259
276 Iaeger 257
277 Hundred 255
278 Green Spring 250
279 Albright 249
280 Glen White 245
281 Spelter 244
282 Rossmore 241
283 Hico 239
284 Chauncey 234
285 Hillsboro 232
286 TIE Durbin and Northfork 231
287 TIE Hendricks and Henderson 228
288 Dixie 227
289 Rachel 224
290 Handley 223
291 Quinwood 222
292 Ellenboro 221
293 Hambleton 218
294 Wolf Summit 214
295 Kimberly 213
296 Elk Garden 212
297 Davy 209
298 TIE Sarah Ann, Bradshaw, and Valley Head 207
299 Neibert 205
300 TIE Wallace and Bayard 201
301 Aurora 200
302 Big Sandy 198
303 Gypsy 197
304 Big Creek 195
305 Brenton 194
306 TIE New Richmond and Falls View 193
307 Kincaid 191
308 Womelsdorf (Coalton) 189
309 Berwind 188
310 Apple Grove 187
311 Deep Water 183
312 Sand Fork 180
313 Worthington 179
314 Brandywine 178
315 Van 177
316 TIE Keystone and Cairo 176
317 TIE Pageton and Glen Ferris 174
318 Matoaka 173
319 Sylvester 171
320 Falling Spring 170
321 Anawalt 165
322 Huttonsville 163
323 Page 152
324 Crumpler 151
325 Reedy 150
326 Bartley 146
327 TIE Montrose and Kimball 145
328 TIE Rhodell and Green Bank 141
329 TIE Leon and Helen 137
330 TIE Pax and Crum 136
331 TIE Pullman and Pentress 135
332 Arbovale 134
333 Oakvale 133
334 Burlington 131
335 Parcoal 130
336 Brandonville 129
337 TIE Galloway and Beards Fork 127
338 Camden-on-Gauley 126
339 Blacksville 118
340 Prince 115
341 Jacksonburg 114
342 Century 111
343 Maybeury 109
344 Dailey 106
345 TIE Smithfield and Littleton 103
346 Friendly 101
347 Harman 95
348 Whitmer 94
349 Glen Jean 90
350 Birch River 86
351 TIE Vivian and Covel 85
352 TIE Frank, Auburn, and Tioga 79
353 Belva 78
354 TIE St. George, Twilight, and Cucumber 74
355 Fenwick 69
356 Huntersville 68
357 TIE Bartow and Bergoo 64
358 Bruceton Mills 63
359 Roderfield 62
360 Pickens 41
361 TIE Cass and Helvetia 38
362 Thurmond 5

The table above displays the most recent population estimates data for all cities where data are available from the following datasets:

  • United States Census Bureau. B01001 SEX BY AGE, 2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey Office. Web. 10 December 2020. http://www.census.gov/.
  • United States Census Bureau. "P2 Hispanic or Latino, and Not Hispanic or Latino by Race." 2020 Census State Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File. U.S. Census Bureau, 2020 Census. Web. 12 August 2021. https://www.census.gov/.

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