West Virginia's Population and Growth Rate Timeline

The latest resident population of West Virginia is 1,792,147 (2019) and the population growth rate in 2019 is -0.673%. The below table is West Virginia's resident population trend from 2010 to 2019 [1].

Year Population Growth Rate (%)
2019 1,792,147 -0.673
2018 1,804,291 -0.700
2017 1,817,004 -0.766
2016 1,831,023 -0.599
2015 1,842,050 -0.402
2014 1,849,489 -0.239
2013 1,853,914 -0.159
2012 1,856,872 0.031
2011 1,856,301 0.111
2010 1,854,239 N/A

10 most populated cities in West Virginia (2019)

The most populated city in West Virginia is Charleston city, West Virginia (46,536). The total population of top 10 cities is 263,204 and it takes up 14.7% of West Virginia.

City / Town Population Source
Charleston city, West Virginia 46,536 [2]
Huntington city, West Virginia 45,110 [2]
Morgantown city, West Virginia 30,549 [2]
Parkersburg city, West Virginia 29,306 [2]
Wheeling city, West Virginia 26,430 [2]
Fairmont city, West Virginia 18,388 [2]
Weirton city, West Virginia 18,266 [2]
Martinsburg city, West Virginia 17,454 [2]
Beckley city, West Virginia 15,940 [2]
Clarksburg city, West Virginia 15,225 [2]

10 least populated cities in West Virginia (2019)

The least populated city in West Virginia is Thurmond town, West Virginia (4).

City / Town Population Source
Thurmond town, West Virginia 4 [2]
Bruceton Mills town, West Virginia 84 [2]
Auburn town, West Virginia 88 [2]
Brandonville town, West Virginia 105 [2]
Oakvale town, West Virginia 112 [2]
Friendly town, West Virginia 121 [2]
Pullman town, West Virginia 136 [2]
Sylvester town, West Virginia 136 [2]
Harman town, West Virginia 139 [2]
Camden-on-Gauley town, West Virginia 145 [2]

The populations of all cities in West Virginia (2019)

City / Town Population Source
Addison (Webster Springs) town, West Virginia 663 [2]
Albright town, West Virginia 282 [2]
Alderson town, West Virginia 1,125 [2]
Anawalt town, West Virginia 179 [2]
Anmoore town, West Virginia 734 [2]
Ansted town, West Virginia 1,305 [2]
Athens town, West Virginia 897 [2]
Auburn town, West Virginia 88 [2]
Bancroft town, West Virginia 591 [2]
Barboursville village, West Virginia 4,258 [2]
Barrackville town, West Virginia 1,279 [2]
Bath (Berkeley Springs) town, West Virginia 596 [2]
Bayard town, West Virginia 261 [2]
Beckley city, West Virginia 15,940 [2]
Beech Bottom village, West Virginia 469 [2]
Belington town, West Virginia 1,902 [2]
Belle town, West Virginia 1,126 [2]
Belmont city, West Virginia 862 [2]
Benwood city, West Virginia 1,278 [2]
Bethany town, West Virginia 802 [2]
Bethlehem village, West Virginia 2,321 [2]
Beverly town, West Virginia 666 [2]
Blacksville town, West Virginia 180 [2]
Bluefield city, West Virginia 9,629 [2]
Bolivar town, West Virginia 1,022 [2]
Bradshaw town, West Virginia 271 [2]
Bramwell town, West Virginia 337 [2]
Brandonville town, West Virginia 105 [2]
Bridgeport city, West Virginia 8,842 [2]
Bruceton Mills town, West Virginia 84 [2]
Buckhannon city, West Virginia 5,394 [2]
Buffalo town, West Virginia 1,260 [2]
Burnsville town, West Virginia 477 [2]
Cairo town, West Virginia 254 [2]
Camden-on-Gauley town, West Virginia 145 [2]
Cameron city, West Virginia 843 [2]
Capon Bridge town, West Virginia 366 [2]
Carpendale town, West Virginia 905 [2]
Cedar Grove town, West Virginia 907 [2]
Ceredo city, West Virginia 1,273 [2]
Chapmanville town, West Virginia 1,094 [2]
Charles Town city, West Virginia 6,029 [2]
Charleston city, West Virginia 46,536 [2]
Chesapeake town, West Virginia 1,414 [2]
Chester city, West Virginia 2,369 [2]
Clarksburg city, West Virginia 15,225 [2]
Clay town, West Virginia 441 [2]
Clearview village, West Virginia 482 [2]
Clendenin town, West Virginia 1,100 [2]
Cowen town, West Virginia 468 [2]
Danville town, West Virginia 602 [2]
Davis town, West Virginia 631 [2]
Davy town, West Virginia 337 [2]
Delbarton town, West Virginia 497 [2]
Dunbar city, West Virginia 7,093 [2]
Durbin town, West Virginia 294 [2]
East Bank town, West Virginia 869 [2]
Eleanor town, West Virginia 1,587 [2]
Elizabeth town, West Virginia 838 [2]
Elk Garden town, West Virginia 212 [2]
Elkins city, West Virginia 6,990 [2]
Ellenboro town, West Virginia 363 [2]
Fairmont city, West Virginia 18,388 [2]
Fairview town, West Virginia 404 [2]
Falling Spring town, West Virginia 202 [2]
Farmington town, West Virginia 365 [2]
Fayetteville town, West Virginia 2,720 [2]
Flatwoods town, West Virginia 265 [2]
Flemington town, West Virginia 306 [2]
Follansbee city, West Virginia 2,710 [2]
Fort Gay town, West Virginia 689 [2]
Franklin town, West Virginia 642 [2]
Friendly town, West Virginia 121 [2]
Gary city, West Virginia 788 [2]
Gassaway town, West Virginia 846 [2]
Gauley Bridge town, West Virginia 553 [2]
Gilbert town, West Virginia 387 [2]
Glasgow town, West Virginia 833 [2]
Glen Dale city, West Virginia 1,371 [2]
Glenville town, West Virginia 1,434 [2]
Grafton city, West Virginia 4,982 [2]
Grant Town town, West Virginia 594 [2]
Grantsville town, West Virginia 513 [2]
Granville town, West Virginia 3,140 [2]
Hambleton town, West Virginia 214 [2]
Hamlin town, West Virginia 1,048 [2]
Handley town, West Virginia 312 [2]
Harman town, West Virginia 139 [2]
Harpers Ferry town, West Virginia 282 [2]
Harrisville town, West Virginia 1,674 [2]
Hartford City town, West Virginia 594 [2]
Hedgesville town, West Virginia 297 [2]
Henderson town, West Virginia 259 [2]
Hendricks town, West Virginia 257 [2]
Hillsboro town, West Virginia 238 [2]
Hinton city, West Virginia 2,357 [2]
Hundred town, West Virginia 262 [2]
Huntington city, West Virginia 45,110 [2]
Hurricane city, West Virginia 6,430 [2]
Huttonsville town, West Virginia 210 [2]
Iaeger town, West Virginia 242 [2]
Jane Lew town, West Virginia 386 [2]
Junior town, West Virginia 486 [2]
Kenova city, West Virginia 2,961 [2]
Kermit town, West Virginia 349 [2]
Keyser city, West Virginia 4,915 [2]
Keystone city, West Virginia 223 [2]
Kimball town, West Virginia 153 [2]
Kingwood city, West Virginia 3,057 [2]
Leon town, West Virginia 148 [2]
Lester town, West Virginia 314 [2]
Lewisburg city, West Virginia 3,807 [2]
Logan city, West Virginia 1,470 [2]
Lost Creek town, West Virginia 464 [2]
Lumberport town, West Virginia 840 [2]
Mabscott town, West Virginia 1,263 [2]
Madison city, West Virginia 2,673 [2]
Man town, West Virginia 630 [2]
Mannington city, West Virginia 2,023 [2]
Marlinton town, West Virginia 961 [2]
Marmet city, West Virginia 1,366 [2]
Martinsburg city, West Virginia 17,454 [2]
Mason town, West Virginia 936 [2]
Masontown town, West Virginia 538 [2]
Matewan town, West Virginia 424 [2]
Matoaka town, West Virginia 202 [2]
McMechen city, West Virginia 1,697 [2]
Meadow Bridge town, West Virginia 346 [2]
Middlebourne town, West Virginia 738 [2]
Mill Creek town, West Virginia 691 [2]
Milton town, West Virginia 2,533 [2]
Mitchell Heights town, West Virginia 273 [2]
Monongah town, West Virginia 1,149 [2]
Montgomery city, West Virginia 1,508 [2]
Montrose town, West Virginia 153 [2]
Moorefield town, West Virginia 2,418 [2]
Morgantown city, West Virginia 30,549 [2]
Moundsville city, West Virginia 8,252 [2]
Mount Hope city, West Virginia 1,274 [2]
Mullens city, West Virginia 1,325 [2]
New Cumberland city, West Virginia 1,006 [2]
New Haven town, West Virginia 1,464 [2]
New Martinsville city, West Virginia 5,118 [2]
Newburg town, West Virginia 315 [2]
Nitro city, West Virginia 6,373 [2]
North Hills town, West Virginia 774 [2]
Northfork town, West Virginia 336 [2]
Nutter Fort town, West Virginia 1,512 [2]
Oak Hill city, West Virginia 8,098 [2]
Oakvale town, West Virginia 112 [2]
Oceana town, West Virginia 1,204 [2]
Paden City city, West Virginia 2,336 [2]
Parkersburg city, West Virginia 29,306 [2]
Parsons city, West Virginia 1,391 [2]
Paw Paw town, West Virginia 492 [2]
Pax town, West Virginia 152 [2]
Pennsboro city, West Virginia 1,003 [2]
Petersburg city, West Virginia 2,655 [2]
Peterstown town, West Virginia 621 [2]
Philippi city, West Virginia 3,257 [2]
Piedmont town, West Virginia 802 [2]
Pine Grove town, West Virginia 482 [2]
Pineville town, West Virginia 574 [2]
Pleasant Valley city, West Virginia 3,141 [2]
Poca town, West Virginia 974 [2]
Point Pleasant city, West Virginia 4,062 [2]
Pratt town, West Virginia 556 [2]
Princeton city, West Virginia 5,675 [2]
Pullman town, West Virginia 136 [2]
Quinwood town, West Virginia 263 [2]
Rainelle town, West Virginia 1,520 [2]
Ranson corporation, West Virginia 5,239 [2]
Ravenswood city, West Virginia 3,643 [2]
Reedsville town, West Virginia 604 [2]
Reedy town, West Virginia 161 [2]
Rhodell town, West Virginia 160 [2]
Richwood city, West Virginia 1,855 [2]
Ridgeley town, West Virginia 620 [2]
Ripley city, West Virginia 3,159 [2]
Rivesville town, West Virginia 903 [2]
Romney city, West Virginia 1,695 [2]
Ronceverte city, West Virginia 1,670 [2]
Rowlesburg town, West Virginia 572 [2]
Rupert town, West Virginia 894 [2]
Salem city, West Virginia 1,522 [2]
Sand Fork town, West Virginia 148 [2]
Shepherdstown town, West Virginia 1,911 [2]
Shinnston city, West Virginia 2,104 [2]
Sistersville city, West Virginia 1,282 [2]
Smithers city, West Virginia 734 [2]
Smithfield town, West Virginia 146 [2]
Sophia town, West Virginia 1,231 [2]
South Charleston city, West Virginia 12,047 [2]
Spencer city, West Virginia 2,038 [2]
St. Albans city, West Virginia 9,918 [2]
St. Marys city, West Virginia 1,772 [2]
Star City town, West Virginia 1,948 [2]
Stonewood city, West Virginia 1,714 [2]
Summersville city, West Virginia 3,274 [2]
Sutton town, West Virginia 988 [2]
Sylvester town, West Virginia 136 [2]
Terra Alta town, West Virginia 1,500 [2]
Thomas city, West Virginia 550 [2]
Thurmond town, West Virginia 4 [2]
Triadelphia town, West Virginia 762 [2]
Tunnelton town, West Virginia 295 [2]
Union town, West Virginia 540 [2]
Valley Grove village, West Virginia 348 [2]
Vienna city, West Virginia 10,124 [2]
War city, West Virginia 685 [2]
Wardensville town, West Virginia 258 [2]
Wayne town, West Virginia 1,576 [2]
Weirton city, West Virginia 18,266 [2]
Welch city, West Virginia 1,644 [2]
Wellsburg city, West Virginia 2,530 [2]
West Hamlin town, West Virginia 714 [2]
West Liberty town, West Virginia 1,447 [2]
West Logan town, West Virginia 364 [2]
West Milford town, West Virginia 607 [2]
West Union town, West Virginia 799 [2]
Weston city, West Virginia 3,857 [2]
Westover city, West Virginia 4,173 [2]
Wheeling city, West Virginia 26,430 [2]
White Hall town, West Virginia 666 [2]
White Sulphur Springs city, West Virginia 2,351 [2]
Whitesville town, West Virginia 427 [2]
Williamson city, West Virginia 2,676 [2]
Williamstown city, West Virginia 2,869 [2]
Windsor Heights village, West Virginia 379 [2]
Winfield town, West Virginia 2,352 [2]
Womelsdorf (Coalton) town, West Virginia 240 [2]
Worthington town, West Virginia 148 [2]

Data Source

  • [1] U.S. Census Bureau. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019. Retrieved October 26, 2020, from https://www.census.gov/data/tables/time-series/demo/popest/2010s-state-total.html
  • [2] U.S. Census Bureau. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places in the United States: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019. Retrieved October 26, 2020, from https://www.census.gov/data/tables/time-series/demo/popest/2010s-total-cities-and-towns.html