Latest Data (2017)
Population 1,775
Nationwide Rank 8057

Quick Facts

McMechen, West Virginia is the 8,057th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

McMechen, West Virginia is a city.

McMechen, West Virginia is currently 17.5% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

McMechen, West Virginia's growth is below average. 69% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
8047 Appomattox, Virginia 1,778 1.2%
8048 Catlettsburg, Kentucky 1,778 -7.9%
8049 Central Square, New York 1,778 -1.8%
8050 Marriott-Slaterville, Utah 1,778 24.6%
8051 Port Edwards, Wisconsin 1,778 -8.4%
8052 Cambridge City, Indiana 1,777 -16.1%
8053 Nicholson, Georgia 1,777 31.4%
8054 McConnelsville, Ohio 1,776 6.6%
8055 Slater, Missouri 1,776 -14.5%
8056 East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1,775 -16.5%
8057 McMechen, West Virginia 1,775 -7.8%
8058 Lake City, Tennessee 1,774 -5.7%
8059 Richland, Missouri 1,774 -2.9%
8060 Sea Girt, New Jersey 1,774 -17.6%
8061 Surgoinsville, Tennessee 1,774 7.3%
8062 North Newton, Kansas 1,773 16.1%
8063 Webster, South Dakota 1,773 -8.7%
8064 Marfa, Texas 1,772 -18.8%
8065 Upper Brookville, New York 1,772 -1.9%
8066 Edgerton, Kansas 1,771 21.8%
8067 Henderson, Louisiana 1,771 15.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In West Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
5842 Philippi 3,380 17.9%
5862 Summersville 3,361 2.1%
5993 Ripley 3,231 -0.9%
6055 Pleasant Valley 3,164 2.2%
6218 Kenova 3,007 -14.5%
6294 Kingwood 2,929 -3.9%
6320 Williamstown 2,906 -2.8%
6419 Madison 2,801 3.2%
6425 Williamson 2,796 -17.3%
6454 Fayetteville 2,772 -0.9%
6465 Follansbee 2,765 -10.9%
6660 Milton 2,612 17.8%
6681 Petersburg 2,593 6.3%
6687 Wellsburg 2,589 -10.1%
6716 Granville 2,560 228.6%
6863 Chester 2,448 -5.4%
6864 Hinton 2,448 -14.4%
6887 Moorefield 2,433 2.0%
6896 Paden City 2,424 -15.0%
6903 White Sulphur Springs 2,420 4.4%
6984 Bethlehem 2,359 -10.7%
6988 Winfield 2,359 23.7%
7340 Shinnston 2,129 -6.9%
7378 Spencer 2,111 -10.5%
7518 Mannington 2,043 -3.5%
7677 Star City 1,958 43.5%
7782 Richwood 1,906 -22.8%
7865 Belington 1,864 4.3%
8000 Shepherdstown 1,802 50.0%
8029 St. Marys 1,787 -12.6%
8057 McMechen 1,775 -7.8%
8142 Harrisville 1,740 -5.4%
8143 Welch 1,740 -34.4%
8151 Romney 1,737 -10.5%
8152 Stonewood 1,737 -4.1%
8198 Ronceverte 1,717 9.7%
8462 Eleanor 1,598 16.8%
8568 Montgomery 1,549 -20.0%
8591 Nutter Fort 1,540 -8.2%
8594 Logan 1,539 -5.0%
8687 Terra Alta 1,501 2.8%
8695 New Haven 1,499 -3.8%
8718 Salem 1,492 -28.7%
8743 Rainelle 1,482 -3.8%
8760 Glenville 1,473 -4.5%
8790 West Liberty 1,463 16.2%
8811 Chesapeake 1,456 -11.1%
8914 Parsons 1,415 -2.9%
8919 Glen Dale 1,413 -8.5%
8928 Marmet 1,410 -16.5%
8937 Wayne 1,408 18.0%
9068 Mullens 1,369 -22.5%
9108 Ansted 1,353 -13.9%
9113 Ceredo 1,352 -20.0%
9212 Mount Hope 1,310 -11.5%
9218 Benwood 1,307 -17.1%
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%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 1,775 8,057
2016 1,819 7,959
2015 1,842 7,903
2014 1,866 7,851
2013 1,876 7,818
2012 1,893 7,762
2011 1,907 7,731
2010 1,926 7,693
2009 1,707 8,078
2008 1,727 8,030
2007 1,754 7,958
2006 1,777 7,902
2005 1,806 7,823
2004 1,835 7,751
2003 1,857 7,703
2002 1,873 7,663
2001 1,903 7,585
2000 1,927 7,534
1990 2,151 6,645