Latest Data (2018)
Population 5,040
Nationwide Rank 4710

Quick Facts

Grafton, West Virginia is the 4,710th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Grafton, West Virginia is a city.

Grafton, West Virginia is currently 12.3% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Grafton, West Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 88% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Grafton, West Virginia Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
4700 West Salem, Wisconsin 5,057 5.9%
4701 Port Isabel, Texas 5,055 0.7%
4702 Chestertown, Maryland 5,054 6.1%
4703 Veneta, Oregon 5,054 82.3%
4704 Orange, Virginia 5,049 22.2%
4705 Wapato, Washington 5,048 9.7%
4706 Sea Cliff, New York 5,047 -0.3%
4707 Olyphant, Pennsylvania 5,046 1.2%
4708 Abbeville, South Carolina 5,043 -14.1%
4709 Muleshoe, Texas 5,042 11.6%
4710 Grafton, West Virginia 5,040 -7.9%
4711 Crestwood, Kentucky 5,039 92.4%
4712 Iowa Falls, Iowa 5,036 -3.0%
4713 Allegan, Michigan 5,034 6.4%
4714 Rainsville, Alabama 5,034 11.3%
4715 Milan, Illinois 5,031 -6.2%
4716 Margaret, Alabama 5,026 352.3%
4717 Alva, Oklahoma 5,024 -4.4%
4718 New Castle, Colorado 5,024 144.2%
4719 Belleview, Florida 5,022 27.5%
4720 Breckenridge, Colorado 5,020 76.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In West Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
3068 St. Albans 10,069 -12.6%
3140 Bluefield 9,730 -14.8%
3372 Bridgeport 8,681 16.3%
3453 Moundsville 8,401 -15.8%
3523 Oak Hill 8,218 8.4%
3852 Dunbar 7,205 -11.4%
3914 Elkins 7,026 -0.2%
4092 Hurricane 6,506 18.3%
4102 Nitro 6,462 -5.9%
4249 Charles Town 6,064 96.6%
4386 Princeton 5,741 -9.9%
4486 Buckhannon 5,493 -5.0%
4636 Ranson corporation 5,182 44.5%
4649 New Martinsville 5,141 -13.9%
4710 Grafton 5,040 -7.9%
4736 Keyser 4,985 -6.9%
5231 Westover 4,217 7.2%
5245 Barboursville 4,185 28.4%
5291 Point Pleasant 4,121 -10.9%
5454 Weston 3,910 -8.8%
5505 Lewisburg 3,831 6.0%
5624 Ravenswood 3,668 -8.9%
5880 Philippi 3,352 16.9%
5903 Summersville 3,322 1.0%
6041 Ripley 3,185 -2.3%
6092 Pleasant Valley 3,145 1.6%
6203 Kenova 3,037 -13.7%
6288 Kingwood 2,939 -3.6%
6345 Williamstown 2,882 -3.6%
6464 Fayetteville 2,762 -1.2%
6472 Madison 2,758 1.6%
6496 Williamson 2,744 -18.8%
6512 Follansbee 2,735 -11.8%
6656 Petersburg 2,621 7.4%
6689 Granville 2,590 232.4%
6715 Milton 2,568 15.8%
6725 Wellsburg 2,559 -11.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 5,040 4,710
2017 5,077 4,680
2016 5,127 4,642
2015 5,148 4,617
2014 5,199 4,574
2013 5,182 4,573
2012 5,177 4,557
2011 5,168 4,559
2010 5,164 4,548
2009 5,381 4,398
2008 5,334 4,399
2007 5,319 4,373
2006 5,308 4,362
2005 5,287 4,358
2004 5,318 4,325
2003 5,325 4,299
2002 5,354 4,261
2001 5,412 4,222
2000 5,477 4,184
1990 5,747 3,700