Latest Data (2017)
Population 442
Nationwide Rank 13878

Quick Facts

Matewan, West Virginia is the 13,878th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Matewan, West Virginia is a town.

Matewan, West Virginia is currently 28.6% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Matewan, West Virginia's growth is below average. 70% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
13868 South Prairie, Washington 443 15.9%
13869 Thornburg, Pennsylvania 443 -5.1%
13870 Wapanucka, Oklahoma 443 -0.4%
13871 Almond, New York 442 -3.9%
13872 Benham, Kentucky 442 -25.5%
13873 Bolivar, Pennsylvania 442 -11.6%
13874 Clarksburg, Ohio 442 -14.1%
13875 Emerson, Iowa 442 -7.9%
13876 Kismet, Kansas 442 -9.0%
13877 Little Rock, Iowa 442 -9.4%
13878 Matewan, West Virginia 442 -10.7%
13879 Meadville, Missouri 442 -3.0%
13880 Montrose, South Dakota 442 -4.7%
13881 Oakesdale, Washington 442 5.4%
13882 Strasburg, Illinois 442 -26.5%
13883 Weir, Mississippi 442 -19.9%
13884 Bloomingdale, Michigan 441 -16.3%
13885 Bridgeton, North Carolina 441 17.6%
13886 Cherry Creek, New York 441 -19.8%
13887 Cleveland, Utah 441 -12.8%
13888 Dillwyn, Virginia 441 0.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In West Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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 442 13,878
2016 454 13,765
2015 467 13,643
2014 476 13,563
2013 484 13,494
2012 480 13,535
2011 491 13,458
2010 499 13,384
2009 475 13,588
2008 476 13,581
2007 484 13,506
2006 485 13,497
2005 490 13,452
2004 496 13,394
2003 506 13,299
2002 493 13,439
2001 488 13,487
2000 495 13,436
1990 619 12,023