Latest Data (2017)
Population 456
Nationwide Rank 13748

Quick Facts

Clay, West Virginia is the 13,748th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Clay, West Virginia is a town.

Clay, West Virginia is currently 23.0% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Clay, West Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 93% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
13738 Cherry, Illinois 457 -10.0%
13739 Corwin, Ohio 457 79.9%
13740 Cushman, Arkansas 457 -1.0%
13741 Grand View, Idaho 457 -3.1%
13742 Gustine, Texas 457 0.2%
13743 Marquette, Iowa 457 -4.9%
13744 Michigantown, Indiana 457 12.0%
13745 Pasadena Park, Missouri 457 -7.3%
13746 Summerhill, Pennsylvania 457 -11.9%
13747 Yampa, Colorado 457 3.6%
13748 Clay, West Virginia 456 -22.8%
13749 Cosmos, Minnesota 456 -21.9%
13750 Martinsville, Ohio 456 3.8%
13751 Nunn, Colorado 456 -3.5%
13752 South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 456 2.9%
13753 Camargo, Illinois 455 -3.1%
13754 Emery, South Dakota 455 3.1%
13755 Jerome, Arizona 455 26.7%
13756 Leeds, North Dakota 455 -1.5%
13757 Springboro, Pennsylvania 455 -7.1%
13758 Bayard, Iowa 454 -15.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In West Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
12198 Franklin 652 -26.0%
12248 Davis 644 3.7%
12306 Peterstown 636 27.7%
12341 Ridgeley 630 -16.6%
12344 Danville 629 10.3%
12484 West Milford 609 -6.3%
12535 Bath (Berkeley Springs) 602 -18.5%
12547 Grant Town 601 -8.2%
12558 Bancroft 600 63.0%
12568 Pineville 599 -16.3%
12575 Reedsville 598 15.6%
12596 Hartford City 595 13.1%
12717 Rowlesburg 577 -5.7%
12729 Pratt 575 2.8%
12766 Gauley Bridge 570 -22.6%
12881 Thomas 556 -7.7%
12933 Union 550 0.5%
12960 Masontown 544 -15.6%
13063 Grantsville 531 -5.8%
13206 Delbarton 514 1.7%
13293 Pine Grove 504 -11.4%
13362 Clearview 497 -15.4%
13418 Paw Paw 491 -6.2%
13420 Burnsville 490 1.8%
13440 Junior 487 8.4%
13491 Beech Bottom 482 -21.7%
13492 Cowen 482 -5.6%
13576 Lost Creek 474 1.2%
13748 Clay 456 -22.8%
13800 Whitesville 451 -13.1%
13878 Matewan 442 -10.7%
14204 Fairview 408 -7.9%
14255 Gilbert 403 -2.6%
14359 Jane Lew 392 -2.9%
14376 Windsor Heights 390 -9.0%
14563 West Logan 372 -10.5%
14567 Capon Bridge 371 72.5%
14590 Farmington 369 -4.4%
14627 Kermit 364 43.3%
14706 Valley Grove 357 -16.7%
14710 Davy 356 -9.6%
14711 Ellenboro 356 -4.3%
14715 Northfork 356 -30.8%
14757 Meadow Bridge 352 10.0%
14824 Bramwell 346 -18.7%
15054 Handley 325 -9.9%
15082 Lester 323 0.6%
15125 Newburg 319 -11.1%
15177 Hedgesville 314 36.5%
15206 Flemington 312 8.7%
15383 Tunnelton 298 -11.3%
15434 Durbin 294 12.2%
15528 Bradshaw 286 -0.3%
15539 Mitchell Heights 286 -4.3%
15575 Albright 282 14.6%
15590 Harpers Ferry 281 -8.4%
15686 Hundred 273 -20.4%
15702 Quinwood 272 -37.3%
15721 Flatwoods 270 -22.6%
15732 Bayard 269 -9.7%
15814 Henderson 263 -19.0%
15829 Cairo 262 -0.3%
15856 Wardensville 261 6.0%
15902 Hendricks 257 -19.1%
15932 Iaeger 255 -28.1%
16084 Hillsboro 243 0.0%
16109 Womelsdorf (Coalton) 242 -2.0%
16194 Keystone 235 -47.6%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 456 13,748
2016 464 13,660
2015 467 13,636
2014 468 13,634
2013 484 13,487
2012 486 13,487
2011 491 13,453
2010 491 13,450
2009 555 12,901
2008 557 12,889
2007 560 12,860
2006 559 12,868
2005 566 12,813
2004 577 12,733
2003 576 12,753
2002 581 12,723
2001 581 12,723
2000 591 12,654
1990 592 12,209