Latest Data (2017)
Population 2,359
Nationwide Rank 6984

Quick Facts

Bethlehem, West Virginia is the 6,984th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Bethlehem, West Virginia is a village.

Bethlehem, West Virginia is currently 10.8% smaller than it was in 2000, the year of its peak recorded population.

Bethlehem, West Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 89% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
6974 Wray, Colorado 2,367 8.1%
6975 Durant, Mississippi 2,365 -19.3%
6976 Hallowell, Maine 2,365 -4.1%
6977 Carleton, Michigan 2,363 -8.0%
6978 Darlington, Wisconsin 2,363 -2.1%
6979 Bellevue, Idaho 2,362 25.5%
6980 Midland City, Alabama 2,362 38.5%
6981 Kimball, Nebraska 2,361 -7.2%
6982 Dillingham, Alaska 2,360 -4.2%
6983 Freeport, Florida 2,360 69.0%
6984 Bethlehem, West Virginia 2,359 -10.7%
6985 Horse Cave, Kentucky 2,359 4.4%
6986 Madison, Nebraska 2,359 -0.1%
6987 Matamoras, Pennsylvania 2,359 1.7%
6988 Winfield, West Virginia 2,359 23.7%
6989 Georgetown-Quitman County, Georgia 2,358 -9.4%
6990 Groton, New York 2,358 -4.3%
6991 East Dublin, Georgia 2,355 -11.2%
6992 Hudson, Iowa 2,354 11.0%
6993 Raceland, Kentucky 2,354 -7.6%
6994 Henagar, Alabama 2,353 -2.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In West Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
5216 Barboursville 4,217 29.4%
5236 Westover 4,182 6.3%
5253 Point Pleasant 4,153 -10.2%
5393 Weston 3,971 -7.4%
5433 Lewisburg 3,907 8.1%
5562 Ravenswood 3,738 -7.2%
5842 Philippi 3,380 17.9%
5862 Summersville 3,361 2.1%
5993 Ripley 3,231 -0.9%
6055 Pleasant Valley 3,164 2.2%
6218 Kenova 3,007 -14.5%
6294 Kingwood 2,929 -3.9%
6320 Williamstown 2,906 -2.8%
6419 Madison 2,801 3.2%
6425 Williamson 2,796 -17.3%
6454 Fayetteville 2,772 -0.9%
6465 Follansbee 2,765 -10.9%
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%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 2,359 6,984
2016 2,398 6,934
2015 2,425 6,887
2014 2,444 6,850
2013 2,459 6,822
2012 2,479 6,773
2011 2,488 6,755
2010 2,499 6,729
2009 2,478 6,683
2008 2,477 6,678
2007 2,496 6,646
2006 2,510 6,596
2005 2,531 6,536
2004 2,539 6,507
2003 2,553 6,479
2002 2,582 6,422
2001 2,607 6,371
2000 2,644 6,304
1990 2,623 5,956