Latest Data (2018)
Population 260
Nationwide Rank 15855

Quick Facts

Cairo, West Virginia is the 15,855th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Cairo, West Virginia is a town.

Cairo, West Virginia is currently 10.3% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Cairo, West Virginia is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 63% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
15845 Medicine Bow, Wyoming 261 -4.3%
15846 Milledgeville, Tennessee 261 -9.0%
15847 Schneider, Indiana 261 -17.4%
15848 Theodosia, Missouri 261 8.2%
15849 Wheeling, Missouri 261 -2.2%
15850 Wingate, Indiana 261 -12.7%
15851 Worley, Idaho 261 16.5%
15852 Berry, Kentucky 260 -16.1%
15853 Brashear, Missouri 260 -7.1%
15854 Brookside, Colorado 260 21.4%
15855 Cairo, West Virginia 260 -1.1%
15856 Cedar Point, Illinois 260 -0.3%
15857 Delight, Arkansas 260 -16.3%
15858 Dubberly, Louisiana 260 -10.3%
15859 Easton, Kansas 260 -28.1%
15860 Hendricks, West Virginia 260 -18.2%
15861 Jamestown, Kansas 260 -34.6%
15862 Kingsville, Missouri 260 0.7%
15863 Newington, Georgia 260 -20.2%
15864 Skidmore, Missouri 260 -23.7%
15865 Tower City, North Dakota 260 3.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In West Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
13268 Delbarton 506 0.1%
13347 Pine Grove 498 -12.4%
13397 Clearview 492 -16.3%
13421 Paw Paw 490 -6.4%
13430 Junior 489 8.9%
13468 Burnsville 484 0.6%
13516 Cowen 479 -6.2%
13554 Beech Bottom 475 -22.8%
13601 Lost Creek 471 0.6%
13812 Clay 448 -24.1%
13893 Whitesville 441 -15.0%
13948 Matewan 435 -12.1%
14240 Fairview 404 -8.8%
14298 Gilbert 398 -3.8%
14394 Jane Lew 387 -4.2%
14420 Windsor Heights 385 -10.2%
14581 Capon Bridge 369 71.6%
14599 West Logan 368 -11.5%
14615 Farmington 365 -5.4%
14678 Ellenboro 358 -3.7%
14681 Kermit 358 40.9%
14712 Valley Grove 356 -17.0%
14758 Davy 351 -10.9%
14767 Northfork 351 -31.8%
14794 Meadow Bridge 348 8.7%
14868 Bramwell 342 -19.7%
15095 Lester 321 0.0%
15100 Handley 320 -11.3%
15133 Newburg 318 -11.4%
15208 Hedgesville 311 35.2%
15224 Flemington 310 8.0%
15359 Tunnelton 299 -11.0%
15380 Durbin 297 13.3%
15557 Albright 283 15.0%
15558 Bradshaw 283 -1.3%
15577 Mitchell Heights 282 -5.6%
15585 Harpers Ferry 281 -8.4%
15736 Hundred 268 -21.8%
15747 Flatwoods 267 -23.4%
15761 Bayard 266 -10.7%
15782 Quinwood 265 -38.9%
15824 Henderson 262 -19.3%
15835 Wardensville 262 6.5%
15855 Cairo 260 -1.1%
15860 Hendricks 260 -18.2%
15955 Iaeger 252 -29.0%
16082 Hillsboro 243 0.0%
16102 Womelsdorf (Coalton) 242 -2.0%
16234 Keystone 232 -48.3%
16471 Elk Garden 216 -0.9%
16474 Hambleton 216 -12.5%
16490 Huttonsville 215 -0.4%
16606 Matoaka 207 -34.4%
16680 Falling Spring 203 -2.4%
16893 Anawalt 187 -30.7%
16979 Blacksville 182 4.0%
17278 Reedy 163 -17.6%
17317 Rhodell 160 -31.0%
17327 Kimball 159 -60.9%
17406 Pax 155 -10.9%
17430 Montrose 154 -1.2%
17450 Worthington 153 -9.4%
17488 Camden-on-Gauley 150 -3.8%
17498 Sand Fork 150 -14.7%
17506 Leon 149 12.8%
17533 Smithfield 148 -16.3%
17663 Pullman 140 -17.1%
17679 Sylvester 139 -28.3%
17683 Harman 138 9.5%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 260 15,855
2017 262 15,829
2016 267 15,784
2015 270 15,734
2014 271 15,737
2013 273 15,705
2012 276 15,679
2011 278 15,669
2010 281 15,640
2009 259 15,964
2008 260 15,951
2007 262 15,927
2006 263 15,914
2005 262 15,940
2004 261 15,981
2003 262 15,979
2002 261 15,998
2001 261 15,999
2000 263 15,995
1990 290 15,347