Latest Data (2018)
Population 30,955
Nationwide Rank 1236

Quick Facts

Morgantown, West Virginia is the 1,236th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Morgantown, West Virginia is a city.

Morgantown, West Virginia is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Morgantown had its largest population ever.

Morgantown, West Virginia's growth is about average. 44% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Morgantown, West Virginia Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1226 Naugatuck, Connecticut 31,288 0.8%
1227 Banning, California 31,253 32.1%
1228 Sherwood, Arkansas 31,237 20.8%
1229 Mundelein, Illinois 31,234 0.3%
1230 San Pablo, California 31,124 2.8%
1231 Michigan City, Indiana 31,118 -5.3%
1232 Winter Park, Florida 31,059 11.4%
1233 Hopkinsville, Kentucky 31,026 2.8%
1234 Laguna Hills, California 31,024 -3.1%
1235 Ithaca, New York 30,999 7.2%
1236 Morgantown, West Virginia 30,955 15.9%
1237 Redmond, Oregon 30,914 100.1%
1238 Algonquin, Illinois 30,910 32.9%
1239 Brooklyn Center, Minnesota 30,910 6.1%
1240 Danville, Illinois 30,898 -10.1%
1241 Nicholasville, Kentucky 30,829 47.9%
1242 Goleta, California 30,821 6.9%
1243 Aiken, South Carolina 30,778 17.6%
1244 Cleburne, Texas 30,720 16.2%
1245 Holladay, Utah 30,697 16.7%
1246 Los Gatos, California 30,680 6.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In West Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
832 Charleston 47,215 -11.4%
845 Huntington 46,048 -11.0%
1236 Morgantown 30,955 15.9%
1287 Parkersburg 29,675 -10.9%
1417 Wheeling 26,771 -14.4%
1957 Weirton 18,449 -9.3%
1959 Fairmont 18,411 -4.4%
2047 Martinsburg 17,465 17.7%
2165 Beckley 16,183 -6.4%
2240 Clarksburg 15,480 -7.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 30,955 1,236
2017 30,547 1,248
2016 30,855 1,226
2015 30,708 1,219
2014 31,073 1,194
2013 30,666 1,204
2012 31,000 1,175
2011 30,672 1,176
2010 29,660 1,204
2009 30,333 1,162
2008 29,639 1,173
2007 29,308 1,176
2006 29,217 1,173
2005 29,035 1,166
2004 28,489 1,171
2003 28,233 1,170
2002 27,631 1,181
2001 27,265 1,192
2000 26,697 1,197
1990 28,272 986