West Virginia Population Estimates

Area Census 2000 7/1/2009 Absolute Change Relative Change
West Virginia +/- 1,808,344 1,819,777 11,433 0.63%
Addison (Webster Springs) town +/- 808 746 -62 -7.67%
Albright town +/- 247 252 5 2.02%
Alderson town +/- 1,091 1,064 -27 -2.47%
Anawalt town +/- 272 228 -44 -16.18%
Anmoore town +/- 685 767 82 11.97%
Ansted town +/- 1,576 1,571 -5 -0.32%
Athens town +/- 1,102 1,181 79 7.17%
Auburn town +/- 103 101 -2 -1.94%
Bancroft town +/- 367 375 8 2.18%
Barboursville village +/- 3,183 3,559 376 11.81%
Barrackville town +/- 1,288 1,292 4 0.31%
Bath (Berkeley Springs) town +/- 663 692 29 4.37%
Bayard town +/- 299 281 -18 -6.02%
Beckley city +/- 17,254 16,758 -496 -2.87%
Beech Bottom village +/- 606 564 -42 -6.93%
Belington town +/- 1,788 1,810 22 1.23%
Belle town +/- 1,259 1,155 -104 -8.26%
Belmont city +/- 1,036 967 -69 -6.66%
Benwood city +/- 1,585 1,415 -170 -10.73%
Bethany town +/- 985 967 -18 -1.83%
Bethlehem village +/- 2,651 2,478 -173 -6.53%
Beverly town +/- 651 645 -6 -0.92%
Blacksville town +/- 175 179 4 2.29%
Bluefield city +/- 11,451 11,069 -382 -3.34%
Bolivar town +/- 1,045 1,074 29 2.78%
Bradshaw town +/- 289 244 -45 -15.57%
Bramwell town +/- 426 414 -12 -2.82%
Brandonville town +/- 102 107 5 4.90%
Bridgeport city +/- 7,306 7,936 630 8.62%
Bruceton Mills town +/- 74 74 0 0.00%
Buckhannon city +/- 5,725 5,531 -194 -3.39%
Buffalo town +/- 1,171 1,214 43 3.67%
Burnsville town +/- 481 456 -25 -5.20%
Cairo town +/- 263 259 -4 -1.52%
Camden-on-Gauley town +/- 157 149 -8 -5.10%
Cameron city +/- 1,212 1,068 -144 -11.88%
Capon Bridge town +/- 200 281 81 40.50%
Carpendale town +/- 954 911 -43 -4.51%
Cedar Grove town +/- 862 808 -54 -6.26%
Ceredo city +/- 1,675 1,591 -84 -5.01%
Chapmanville town +/- 1,211 1,110 -101 -8.34%
Charles Town city +/- 2,907 4,865 1,958 67.35%
Charleston city +/- 53,421 50,268 -3,153 -5.90%
Chesapeake town +/- 1,643 1,547 -96 -5.84%
Chester city +/- 2,592 2,312 -280 -10.80%
Clarksburg city +/- 16,743 16,406 -337 -2.01%
Clay town +/- 593 555 -38 -6.41%
Clearview village +/- 590 545 -45 -7.63%
Clendenin town +/- 1,116 1,052 -64 -5.73%
Cowen town +/- 513 489 -24 -4.68%
Danville town +/- 550 550 0 0.00%
Davis town +/- 624 578 -46 -7.37%
Davy town +/- 373 333 -40 -10.72%
Delbarton town +/- 474 462 -12 -2.53%
Dunbar city +/- 8,154 7,637 -517 -6.34%
Durbin town +/- 262 237 -25 -9.54%
East Bank town +/- 933 894 -39 -4.18%
Eleanor town +/- 1,345 1,537 192 14.28%
Elizabeth town +/- 994 899 -95 -9.56%
Elk Garden town +/- 217 208 -9 -4.15%
Elkins city +/- 7,032 6,999 -33 -0.47%
Ellenboro town +/- 373 357 -16 -4.29%
Fairmont city +/- 19,097 19,031 -66 -0.35%
Fairview town +/- 435 447 12 2.76%
Falling Spring town +/- 209 199 -10 -4.78%
Farmington town +/- 387 388 1 0.26%
Fayetteville town +/- 2,754 2,677 -77 -2.80%
Flatwoods town +/- 348 344 -4 -1.15%
Flemington town +/- 287 289 2 0.70%
Follansbee city +/- 3,115 2,838 -277 -8.89%
Fort Gay town +/- 819 801 -18 -2.20%
Franklin town +/- 797 765 -32 -4.02%
Friendly town +/- 159 141 -18 -11.32%
Gary city +/- 917 733 -184 -20.07%
Gassaway town +/- 901 854 -47 -5.22%
Gauley Bridge town +/- 738 683 -55 -7.45%
Gilbert town +/- 417 388 -29 -6.95%
Glasgow town +/- 783 734 -49 -6.26%
Glen Dale city +/- 1,552 1,381 -171 -11.02%
Glenville town +/- 1,544 1,440 -104 -6.74%
Grafton city +/- 5,489 5,381 -108 -1.97%
Grant Town town +/- 657 638 -19 -2.89%
Grantsville town +/- 565 524 -41 -7.26%
Granville town +/- 778 834 56 7.20%
Hambleton town +/- 246 241 -5 -2.03%
Hamlin town +/- 1,119 1,080 -39 -3.49%
Handley town +/- 362 342 -20 -5.52%
Harman town +/- 126 124 -2 -1.59%
Harpers Ferry town +/- 307 313 6 1.95%
Harrisville town +/- 1,842 1,800 -42 -2.28%
Hartford City town +/- 519 517 -2 -0.39%
Hedgesville town +/- 240 232 -8 -3.33%
Henderson town +/- 325 308 -17 -5.23%
Hendricks town +/- 319 317 -2 -0.63%
Hillsboro town +/- 243 223 -20 -8.23%
Hinton city +/- 2,880 2,533 -347 -12.05%
Hundred town +/- 344 320 -24 -6.98%
Huntington city +/- 51,475 49,129 -2,346 -4.56%
Hurricane city +/- 5,222 6,272 1,050 20.11%
Huttonsville town +/- 217 215 -2 -0.92%
Iaeger town +/- 358 288 -70 -19.55%
Jane Lew town +/- 406 412 6 1.48%
Junior town +/- 450 447 -3 -0.67%
Kenova city +/- 3,485 3,266 -219 -6.28%
Kermit town +/- 209 237 28 13.40%
Keyser city +/- 5,303 5,267 -36 -0.68%
Keystone city +/- 453 358 -95 -20.97%
Kimball town +/- 411 330 -81 -19.71%
Kingwood city +/- 2,944 3,045 101 3.43%
Leon town +/- 132 125 -7 -5.30%
Lester town +/- 322 314 -8 -2.48%
Lewisburg city +/- 3,624 3,497 -127 -3.50%
Logan city +/- 1,630 1,488 -142 -8.71%
Lost Creek town +/- 467 501 34 7.28%
Lumberport town +/- 937 966 29 3.09%
Mabscott town +/- 1,403 1,333 -70 -4.99%
Madison city +/- 2,677 2,584 -93 -3.47%
Man town +/- 770 687 -83 -10.78%
Mannington city +/- 2,124 2,086 -38 -1.79%
Marlinton town +/- 1,204 1,190 -14 -1.16%
Marmet city +/- 1,693 1,609 -84 -4.96%
Martinsburg city +/- 14,972 17,112 2,140 14.29%
Mason town +/- 1,064 1,040 -24 -2.26%
Masontown town +/- 647 651 4 0.62%
Matewan town +/- 498 475 -23 -4.62%
Matoaka town +/- 317 304 -13 -4.10%
McMechen city +/- 1,937 1,707 -230 -11.87%
Meadow Bridge town +/- 321 305 -16 -4.98%
Middlebourne town +/- 870 796 -74 -8.51%
Mill Creek town +/- 662 644 -18 -2.72%
Milton town +/- 2,206 2,425 219 9.93%
Mitchell Heights town +/- 301 271 -30 -9.97%
Monongah town +/- 939 960 21 2.24%
Montgomery city +/- 1,942 1,912 -30 -1.54%
Montrose town +/- 156 156 0 0.00%
Moorefield town +/- 2,375 2,458 83 3.49%
Morgantown city +/- 26,809 30,333 3,524 13.14%
Moundsville city +/- 9,998 9,055 -943 -9.43%
Mount Hope city +/- 1,487 1,364 -123 -8.27%
Mullens city +/- 1,769 1,550 -219 -12.38%
New Cumberland city +/- 1,099 981 -118 -10.74%
New Haven town +/- 1,559 1,510 -49 -3.14%
New Martinsville city +/- 5,984 5,540 -444 -7.42%
Newburg town +/- 360 360 0 0.00%
Nitro city +/- 6,824 6,735 -89 -1.30%
North Hills town +/- 880 857 -23 -2.61%
Northfork town +/- 519 411 -108 -20.81%
Nutter Fort town +/- 1,686 1,625 -61 -3.62%
Oak Hill city +/- 7,589 7,151 -438 -5.77%
Oakvale town +/- 142 140 -2 -1.41%
Oceana town +/- 1,550 1,392 -158 -10.19%
Paden City city +/- 2,860 2,560 -300 -10.49%
Parkersburg city +/- 33,099 31,629 -1,470 -4.44%
Parsons city +/- 1,463 1,364 -99 -6.77%
Paw Paw town +/- 524 487 -37 -7.06%
Pax town +/- 174 164 -10 -5.75%
Pennsboro city +/- 1,199 1,141 -58 -4.84%
Petersburg city +/- 2,423 2,742 319 13.17%
Peterstown town +/- 499 496 -3 -0.60%
Philippi city +/- 2,870 2,793 -77 -2.68%
Piedmont town +/- 1,014 926 -88 -8.68%
Pine Grove town +/- 571 516 -55 -9.63%
Pineville town +/- 715 644 -71 -9.93%
Pleasant Valley city +/- 3,124 3,134 10 0.32%
Poca town +/- 1,013 1,027 14 1.38%
Point Pleasant city +/- 4,637 4,394 -243 -5.24%
Pratt town +/- 551 533 -18 -3.27%
Princeton city +/- 6,347 6,259 -88 -1.39%
Pullman town +/- 169 169 0 0.00%
Quinwood town +/- 435 407 -28 -6.44%
Rainelle town +/- 1,545 1,461 -84 -5.44%
Ravenswood city +/- 4,031 3,904 -127 -3.15%
Reedsville town +/- 517 534 17 3.29%
Reedy town +/- 198 179 -19 -9.60%
Rhodell town +/- 234 227 -7 -2.99%
Richwood city +/- 2,477 2,300 -177 -7.15%
Ridgeley town +/- 762 688 -74 -9.71%
Ripley city +/- 3,263 3,214 -49 -1.50%
Rivesville town +/- 913 906 -7 -0.77%
Romney city +/- 1,940 1,907 -33 -1.70%
Ronceverte city +/- 1,557 1,501 -56 -3.60%
Rowlesburg town +/- 613 611 -2 -0.33%
Rupert town +/- 940 916 -24 -2.55%
Salem city +/- 2,006 2,047 41 2.04%
Sand Fork town +/- 176 168 -8 -4.55%
Shepherdstown town +/- 803 1,157 354 44.08%
Shinnston city +/- 2,295 2,240 -55 -2.40%
Sistersville city +/- 1,588 1,385 -203 -12.78%
Smithers city +/- 904 836 -68 -7.52%
Smithfield town +/- 177 160 -17 -9.60%
Sophia town +/- 1,301 1,224 -77 -5.92%
South Charleston city +/- 13,390 12,574 -816 -6.09%
Spencer city +/- 2,352 2,103 -249 -10.59%
St. Albans city +/- 11,567 10,984 -583 -5.04%
St. Marys city +/- 2,017 1,906 -111 -5.50%
Star City town +/- 1,366 1,695 329 24.08%
Stonewood city +/- 1,815 1,856 41 2.26%
Summersville town +/- 3,294 3,294 0 0.00%
Sutton town +/- 1,011 960 -51 -5.04%
Sylvester town +/- 195 446 251 128.72%
Terra Alta town +/- 1,456 1,506 50 3.43%
Thomas city +/- 452 546 94 20.80%
Thurmond town +/- 7 7 0 0.00%
Triadelphia town +/- 817 800 -17 -2.08%
Tunnelton town +/- 336 347 11 3.27%
Union town +/- 548 556 8 1.46%
Valley Grove village +/- 405 394 -11 -2.72%
Vienna city +/- 10,861 10,558 -303 -2.79%
War city +/- 788 657 -131 -16.62%
Wardensville town +/- 246 256 10 4.07%
Wayne town +/- 1,105 1,152 47 4.25%
Weirton city +/- 20,411 18,574 -1,837 -9.00%
Welch city +/- 2,683 2,180 -503 -18.75%
Wellsburg city +/- 2,891 2,571 -320 -11.07%
West Hamlin town +/- 696 678 -18 -2.59%
West Liberty town +/- 1,220 1,231 11 0.90%
West Logan town +/- 418 386 -32 -7.66%
West Milford town +/- 651 651 0 0.00%
West Union town +/- 806 775 -31 -3.85%
Weston city +/- 4,317 4,289 -28 -0.65%
Westover city +/- 3,941 4,145 204 5.18%
Wheeling city +/- 31,419 28,805 -2,614 -8.32%
White Hall town +/- 595 610 15 2.52%
White Sulphur Springs city +/- 2,315 2,263 -52 -2.25%
Whitesville town +/- 520 496 -24 -4.62%
Williamson city +/- 3,414 3,022 -392 -11.48%
Williamstown city +/- 2,996 2,993 -3 -0.10%
Windsor Heights village +/- 431 384 -47 -10.90%
Winfield town +/- 1,858 2,039 181 9.74%
Womelsdorf (Coalton) town +/- 247 249 2 0.81%
Worthington town +/- 170 164 -6 -3.53%

Source: Population Division, U.S. Census Bureau

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