What is the current population of Benwood?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Benwood is 1,278. Benwood, West Virginia is the 9,322nd largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Benwood?

The peak population of Benwood was in 1990, when its population was 1,719. In 1990, Benwood was the 7,519th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 9,322nd largest city in the US. Benwood is currently 25.7% smaller than it was in 1990.

How quickly is Benwood shrinking?

Benwood has shrunk 18.9% since the year 2000. Benwood, West Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 94% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 1,278 9,322
2018 1,284 9,306
2017 1,307 9,218
2016 1,344 9,132
2015 1,361 9,071
2014 1,378 9,014
2013 1,383 8,990
2012 1,396 8,938
2011 1,406 8,919
2010 1,420 8,873
2009 1,415 8,810
2008 1,431 8,757
2007 1,447 8,696
2006 1,458 8,648
2005 1,474 8,595
2004 1,494 8,527
2003 1,514 8,465
2002 1,531 8,413
2001 1,556 8,347
2000 1,577 8,291
1990 1,719 7,519

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
9312 Fredonia, Arizona 1,281 23.5%
9313 Grantsburg, Wisconsin 1,281 -6.9%
9314 Entiat, Washington 1,280 29.1%
9315 Erin, Tennessee 1,280 -13.2%
9316 Barrackville, West Virginia 1,279 -0.5%
9317 Bradenton Beach, Florida 1,279 -14.2%
9318 Brownsboro, Texas 1,279 40.2%
9319 Morningside, Maryland 1,279 1.9%
9320 Vardaman, Mississippi 1,279 20.3%
9321 Benton, Tennessee 1,278 -3.6%
9322 Benwood, West Virginia 1,278 -18.9%
9323 Buhler, Kansas 1,278 -6.3%
9324 Manly, Iowa 1,278 -4.6%
9325 Snyder, Oklahoma 1,277 -15.2%
9326 Tower City, Pennsylvania 1,277 -8.3%
9327 Boulder, Montana 1,276 -2.1%
9328 Clara City, Minnesota 1,276 -8.2%
9329 De Graff, Ohio 1,276 4.9%
9330 Broadalbin, New York 1,275 -9.3%
9331 Freeman, South Dakota 1,275 -2.9%
9332 Munday, Texas 1,275 -16.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In West Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
6785 Milton 2,533 14.3%
6791 Wellsburg 2,530 -12.1%
6933 Moorefield 2,418 1.4%
6996 Chester 2,369 -8.4%
7019 Hinton 2,357 -17.6%
7030 Winfield 2,352 23.3%
7031 White Sulphur Springs 2,351 1.4%
7056 Paden City 2,336 -18.1%
7075 Bethlehem 2,321 -12.2%
7419 Shinnston 2,104 -8.0%
7555 Spencer 2,038 -13.6%
7580 Mannington 2,023 -4.5%
7713 Star City 1,948 42.8%
7775 Shepherdstown 1,911 59.1%
7789 Belington 1,902 6.4%
7903 Richwood 1,855 -24.8%
8075 St. Marys 1,772 -13.3%
8202 Stonewood 1,714 -5.4%
8250 McMechen 1,697 -11.9%
8259 Romney 1,695 -12.7%
8309 Harrisville 1,674 -9.0%
8321 Ronceverte 1,670 6.7%
8377 Welch 1,644 -38.0%
8504 Eleanor 1,587 16.0%
8528 Wayne 1,576 32.1%
8653 Salem 1,522 -27.3%
8661 Rainelle 1,520 -1.3%
8676 Nutter Fort 1,512 -9.9%
8683 Montgomery 1,508 -22.1%
8700 Terra Alta 1,500 2.7%
8781 Logan 1,470 -9.3%
8807 New Haven 1,464 -6.0%
8855 West Liberty 1,447 15.0%
8884 Glenville 1,434 -7.0%
8936 Chesapeake 1,414 -13.7%
9015 Parsons 1,391 -4.5%
9056 Glen Dale 1,371 -11.2%
9067 Marmet 1,366 -19.1%
9180 Mullens 1,325 -25.0%
9239 Ansted 1,305 -17.0%
9311 Sistersville 1,282 -19.1%
9316 Barrackville 1,279 -0.5%
9322 Benwood 1,278 -18.9%
9337 Mount Hope 1,274 -13.9%
9343 Ceredo 1,273 -24.7%
9381 Mabscott 1,263 -9.6%
9390 Buffalo 1,260 7.3%
9486 Sophia 1,231 -5.0%
9574 Oceana 1,204 -21.9%
9769 Monongah 1,149 16.7%
9850 Belle 1,126 -10.2%
9855 Alderson 1,125 3.2%
9933 Clendenin 1,100 -2.0%
9953 Chapmanville 1,094 -9.1%
10119 Hamlin 1,048 -6.2%
10206 Bolivar 1,022 -2.4%
10272 New Cumberland 1,006 -8.2%
10283 Pennsboro 1,003 -16.2%
10352 Sutton 988 -2.1%
10421 Poca 974 -3.9%
10484 Marlinton 961 -20.9%
10599 Mason 936 -12.5%
10739 Cedar Grove 907 5.4%
10748 Carpendale 905 -4.4%
10758 Rivesville 903 -0.1%
10784 Athens 897 -24.9%
10802 Rupert 894 -4.6%
10912 East Bank 869 -6.5%
10939 Belmont 862 -16.6%
11032 Gassaway 846 -6.0%
11052 Cameron 843 -30.0%
11071 Lumberport 840 -10.4%
11079 Elizabeth 838 -15.6%
11114 Glasgow 833 6.6%
11282 Bethany 802 -18.4%
11286 Piedmont 802 -20.1%
11305 West Union 799 -0.8%
11364 Gary 788 -13.3%
11454 North Hills 774 -11.7%
11521 Triadelphia 762 -6.5%
11666 Middlebourne 738 -15.1%
11689 Anmoore 734 7.3%
11693 Smithers 734 -18.5%
11827 West Hamlin 714 2.8%
11957 Mill Creek 691 4.5%
11969 Fort Gay 689 -15.9%
11988 War 685 -15.3%
12104 Beverly 666 2.7%
12110 White Hall 666 11.0%
12129 Addison (Webster Springs) 663 -17.9%
12261 Franklin 642 -27.2%

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