Latest Data (2017)
Population 652
Nationwide Rank 12198

Quick Facts

Franklin, West Virginia is the 12,198th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Franklin, West Virginia is a town.

Franklin, West Virginia is currently 28.7% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Franklin, West Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 99% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
12188 Pretty Prairie, Kansas 654 5.4%
12189 Strawn, Texas 654 -11.7%
12190 Tidioute, Pennsylvania 654 -17.2%
12191 Barlow, Kentucky 653 -8.7%
12192 Clarissa, Minnesota 653 3.8%
12193 Friendship, Wisconsin 653 -16.7%
12194 Kingston, Georgia 653 -0.9%
12195 Pe Ell, Washington 653 0.1%
12196 Racine, Ohio 653 -11.8%
12197 Reidville, South Carolina 653 32.1%
12198 Franklin, West Virginia 652 -26.0%
12199 Grantsboro, North Carolina 652 -13.6%
12200 Highfill, Arkansas 652 -9.3%
12201 Minnesota Lake, Minnesota 652 -4.8%
12202 Shoshoni, Wyoming 652 2.6%
12203 South Wilmington, Illinois 652 4.8%
12204 Stratton, Colorado 652 -1.9%
12205 Almena, Wisconsin 651 -11.5%
12206 Asharoken, New York 651 4.1%
12207 Flovilla, Georgia 651 -0.9%
12208 Gibson, Georgia 651 -6.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In West Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
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%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 652 12,198
2016 662 12,126
2015 677 12,024
2014 685 11,990
2013 699 11,905
2012 707 11,850
2011 713 11,815
2010 721 11,770
2009 765 11,433
2008 777 11,361
2007 786 11,298
2006 805 11,170
2005 814 11,101
2004 830 11,008
2003 843 10,944
2002 848 10,935
2001 867 10,839
2000 882 10,760
1990 914 10,196