Latest Data (2017)
Population 1,307
Nationwide Rank 9218

Quick Facts

Benwood, West Virginia is the 9,218th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Benwood, West Virginia is a city.

Benwood, West Virginia is currently 24.0% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Benwood, West Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 96% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
9208 China Grove, Texas 1,311 4.7%
9209 Rolla, North Dakota 1,311 -7.7%
9210 Waukomis, Oklahoma 1,311 4.2%
9211 Crosby, North Dakota 1,310 21.5%
9212 Mount Hope, West Virginia 1,310 -11.5%
9213 Fall Creek, Wisconsin 1,309 5.9%
9214 Frazeysburg, Ohio 1,309 5.2%
9215 Middleburg, Pennsylvania 1,309 -5.0%
9216 Cleveland, Alabama 1,308 5.0%
9217 Independence, Wisconsin 1,308 4.6%
9218 Benwood, West Virginia 1,307 -17.1%
9219 Harristown, Illinois 1,307 -2.4%
9220 Nunda, New York 1,307 -1.5%
9221 Snyder, Oklahoma 1,307 -13.2%
9222 Spring Hope, North Carolina 1,307 2.7%
9223 Youngsville, North Carolina 1,307 92.4%
9224 Elmore, Alabama 1,306 90.1%
9225 Goodwell, Oklahoma 1,306 9.1%
9226 Latta, South Carolina 1,306 -7.7%
9227 Fairview, Utah 1,305 12.2%
9228 Hawkins, Texas 1,305 -2.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In West Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
6660 Milton 2,612 17.8%
6681 Petersburg 2,593 6.3%
6687 Wellsburg 2,589 -10.1%
6716 Granville 2,560 228.6%
6863 Chester 2,448 -5.4%
6864 Hinton 2,448 -14.4%
6887 Moorefield 2,433 2.0%
6896 Paden City 2,424 -15.0%
6903 White Sulphur Springs 2,420 4.4%
6984 Bethlehem 2,359 -10.7%
6988 Winfield 2,359 23.7%
7340 Shinnston 2,129 -6.9%
7378 Spencer 2,111 -10.5%
7518 Mannington 2,043 -3.5%
7677 Star City 1,958 43.5%
7782 Richwood 1,906 -22.8%
7865 Belington 1,864 4.3%
8000 Shepherdstown 1,802 50.0%
8029 St. Marys 1,787 -12.6%
8057 McMechen 1,775 -7.8%
8142 Harrisville 1,740 -5.4%
8143 Welch 1,740 -34.4%
8151 Romney 1,737 -10.5%
8152 Stonewood 1,737 -4.1%
8198 Ronceverte 1,717 9.7%
8462 Eleanor 1,598 16.8%
8568 Montgomery 1,549 -20.0%
8591 Nutter Fort 1,540 -8.2%
8594 Logan 1,539 -5.0%
8687 Terra Alta 1,501 2.8%
8695 New Haven 1,499 -3.8%
8718 Salem 1,492 -28.7%
8743 Rainelle 1,482 -3.8%
8760 Glenville 1,473 -4.5%
8790 West Liberty 1,463 16.2%
8811 Chesapeake 1,456 -11.1%
8914 Parsons 1,415 -2.9%
8919 Glen Dale 1,413 -8.5%
8928 Marmet 1,410 -16.5%
8937 Wayne 1,408 18.0%
9068 Mullens 1,369 -22.5%
9108 Ansted 1,353 -13.9%
9113 Ceredo 1,352 -20.0%
9212 Mount Hope 1,310 -11.5%
9218 Benwood 1,307 -17.1%
9247 Barrackville 1,299 1.0%
9253 Mabscott 1,298 -7.1%
9299 Sistersville 1,288 -18.7%
9345 Sophia 1,274 -1.6%
9375 Buffalo 1,262 7.4%
9434 Oceana 1,245 -19.3%
9703 Belle 1,162 -7.4%
9737 Alderson 1,155 5.9%
9774 Clendenin 1,142 1.6%
9796 Chapmanville 1,137 -5.5%
9841 Monongah 1,124 14.2%
10017 Hamlin 1,072 -4.1%
10102 New Cumberland 1,050 -4.2%
10116 Pennsboro 1,045 -12.6%
10168 Bolivar 1,031 -1.6%
10330 Marlinton 994 -18.2%
10355 Sutton 988 -2.1%
10359 Poca 987 -2.6%
10553 Mason 944 -11.7%
10577 Cedar Grove 940 9.3%
10630 Carpendale 928 -2.0%
10669 Athens 921 -22.9%
10690 Rupert 919 -2.0%
10700 Rivesville 917 1.4%
10748 East Bank 904 -2.7%
10810 Bethany 888 -9.7%
10859 Belmont 876 -15.2%
10876 Gassaway 873 -3.0%
10888 Cameron 871 -27.7%
10951 Glasgow 860 10.1%
11017 Lumberport 848 -9.5%
11112 West Union 833 3.3%
11140 Elizabeth 827 -16.8%
11141 Gary 827 -9.0%
11224 Piedmont 813 -19.1%
11349 North Hills 793 -9.5%
11493 Middlebourne 766 -11.9%
11538 Triadelphia 759 -6.8%
11567 Smithers 754 -16.3%
11589 Anmoore 749 9.5%
11674 West Hamlin 736 6.0%
11806 War 715 -11.6%
11921 Mill Creek 696 5.2%
11961 Addison (Webster Springs) 688 -14.8%
12049 Beverly 675 4.1%
12065 Fort Gay 673 -17.9%
12130 Man 664 -13.4%
12163 White Hall 660 10.0%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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