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West Virginia Counties by Population

Below are the 55 West Virginia counties sorted by population from largest to smallest. The population data are from the 2021 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!

Rank County Population
1 Kanawha County 181,953
2 Berkeley County 120,460
3 Monongalia County 105,695
4 Cabell County 94,622
5 Wood County 84,678
6 Raleigh County 74,929
7 Harrison County 66,222
8 Mercer County 59,892
9 Jefferson County 57,542
10 Putnam County 57,385
11 Marion County 56,256
12 Ohio County 42,443
13 Fayette County 41,056
14 Wayne County 39,337
15 Preston County 34,266
16 Greenbrier County 33,307
17 Logan County 32,786
18 Marshall County 30,813
19 Hancock County 29,223
20 Randolph County 28,150
21 Jackson County 28,011
22 Mineral County 27,045
23 Mason County 25,667
24 Nicholas County 24,770
25 Upshur County 23,965
26 Mingo County 23,821
27 Hampshire County 23,214
28 Brooke County 22,603
29 Boone County 22,059
30 Wyoming County 21,581
31 Lincoln County 20,625
32 McDowell County 19,334
33 Morgan County 17,144
34 Lewis County 16,966
35 Taylor County 16,727
36 Barbour County 15,600
37 Wetzel County 14,629
38 Hardy County 14,269
39 Roane County 14,129
40 Braxton County 12,702
41 Monroe County 12,492
42 Summers County 12,125
43 Grant County 11,063
44 Ritchie County 8,676
45 Webster County 8,415
46 Tyler County 8,397
47 Clay County 8,176
48 Pocahontas County 8,006
49 Doddridge County 7,929
50 Pleasants County 7,623
51 Gilmer County 7,516
52 Tucker County 6,822
53 Calhoun County 6,420
54 Pendleton County 6,249
55 Wirt County 5,264

United States Census Bureau. B01001 SEX BY AGE, 2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey Office. Web. 8 December 2022. http://www.census.gov/.

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