Latest Data (2017)
Population 9,863
Nationwide Rank 3094

Quick Facts

Oil City, Pennsylvania is the 3,094th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Oil City, Pennsylvania is a city.

Oil City, Pennsylvania is currently 18.1% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Oil City, Pennsylvania's growth is extremely below average. 97% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Oil City, Pennsylvania Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
3084 Northampton, Pennsylvania 9,888 5.2%
3085 Holmen, Wisconsin 9,887 58.8%
3086 Cody, Wyoming 9,885 11.1%
3087 Warrenton, Virginia 9,875 46.5%
3088 Carroll, Iowa 9,874 -1.9%
3089 Pleasant Hill, Iowa 9,873 88.0%
3090 Alamosa, Colorado 9,871 17.0%
3091 Bluefield, West Virginia 9,869 -13.6%
3092 Corte Madera, California 9,864 8.3%
3093 East Rockaway, New York 9,863 -4.8%
3094 Oil City, Pennsylvania 9,863 -14.0%
3095 Astoria, Oregon 9,862 0.8%
3096 Benton Harbor, Michigan 9,860 -12.8%
3097 Maywood, New Jersey 9,860 3.5%
3098 Kendallville, Indiana 9,848 -4.2%
3099 Mayfield, Kentucky 9,847 -4.9%
3100 Celina, Texas 9,836 259.1%
3101 Denham Springs, Louisiana 9,834 3.0%
3102 Peru, Illinois 9,834 -0.1%
3103 Burlington, New Jersey 9,832 1.0%
3104 Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia 9,831 37.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In Pennsylvania

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1852 Johnstown 19,643 -17.5%
1857 Baldwin 19,610 -1.0%
1879 Carlisle 19,259 6.1%
1880 McKeesport 19,245 -19.5%
2069 Phoenixville 16,943 14.4%
2105 Lansdale 16,588 3.1%
2209 Hermitage 15,635 -3.5%
2213 Hanover 15,607 7.0%
2221 Wilkinsburg 15,554 -16.7%
2316 Franklin Park 14,552 27.3%
2341 Greensburg 14,299 -9.8%
2350 Bloomsburg 14,231 15.2%
2397 Ephrata 13,885 5.3%
2421 Whitehall 13,733 -4.8%
2439 Pottsville 13,625 -12.1%
2448 Washington 13,566 -10.5%
2482 Sharon 13,259 -18.5%
2500 Indiana 13,149 -12.3%
2503 Coatesville 13,123 20.7%
2506 Butler 13,107 -13.1%
2514 Dunmore 13,069 -8.6%
2526 Meadville 12,973 -5.0%
2543 Kingston 12,878 -6.7%
2610 New Kensington 12,466 -14.9%
2628 St. Marys 12,370 -14.5%
2762 Elizabethtown 11,586 -2.4%
2773 Yeadon 11,505 -2.0%
2781 Emmaus 11,454 1.2%
2819 Lower Burrell 11,228 -10.8%
2820 Jefferson Hills 11,226 15.6%
2834 Munhall 11,158 -7.9%
2879 Waynesboro 10,877 13.1%
2908 Darby 10,700 4.0%
2922 Lansdowne 10,646 -3.4%
2962 Wyomissing 10,454 0.2%
2966 Columbia 10,432 1.0%
3009 East Stroudsburg 10,287 3.8%
3011 Nanticoke 10,279 -5.8%
3050 Berwick 10,086 -6.0%
3084 Northampton 9,888 5.2%
3094 Oil City 9,863 -14.0%
3107 Uniontown 9,824 -20.9%
3143 Bristol 9,631 -3.1%
3160 Sunbury 9,519 -10.0%
3178 Lititz 9,415 4.2%
3185 Brentwood 9,398 -9.9%
3203 Lock Haven 9,284 1.5%
3206 Middletown 9,270 1.8%
3223 Jeannette 9,190 -13.5%
3225 Economy 9,178 -1.8%
3230 Warren 9,162 -10.4%
3260 Mechanicsburg 9,016 0.0%
3263 Aliquippa 9,006 -22.6%
3310 Quakertown 8,843 -0.9%
3312 Canonsburg 8,837 2.7%
3323 Collingdale 8,791 1.5%
3341 Swissvale 8,746 -9.0%
3384 Morrisville 8,578 -14.4%
3392 Perkasie 8,555 -3.2%
3413 Beaver Falls 8,483 -14.2%
3422 Carbondale 8,447 -13.5%
3441 Dormont 8,377 -10.0%
3454 Millersville 8,353 7.5%
3469 Doylestown 8,315 1.0%
3473 Bradford 8,305 -9.0%
3504 Mount Joy 8,215 21.2%
3507 Lewistown 8,205 -8.6%
3517 Castle Shannon 8,173 -5.0%
3526 Bellevue 8,159 -6.9%
3545 Pleasant Hills 8,132 -5.7%
3562 Conshohocken 8,053 6.0%
3565 Brookhaven 8,039 0.7%
3574 Grove City 8,011 0.0%
3596 Latrobe 7,949 -11.3%
3598 Camp Hill 7,939 4.0%
3599 Old Forge 7,937 -9.5%
3601 Downingtown 7,928 4.0%
3609 Carnegie 7,898 -5.8%
3635 Wilson 7,819 2.1%
3679 Pittston 7,694 -4.7%
3687 White Oak 7,673 -10.1%
3699 Gettysburg 7,633 1.8%
3735 Palmyra 7,527 6.1%
3741 Ellwood City 7,501 -13.7%
3759 DuBois 7,454 -8.2%
3763 Hatboro 7,436 0.5%
3781 Connellsville 7,368 -18.7%
3794 Monessen 7,339 -15.1%
3803 New Cumberland 7,318 -0.2%
3856 Glenolden 7,161 -4.1%
3888 Shamokin 7,061 -11.6%
3893 Ridley Park 7,040 -2.0%
3902 Souderton 7,008 4.0%
3920 Huntingdon 6,964 0.6%
3922 Archbald 6,954 11.8%
3951 Milton 6,847 3.5%
3988 Tamaqua 6,747 -5.6%
3999 Ambridge 6,724 -13.1%
4009 Clifton Heights 6,702 -1.0%
4037 Folcroft 6,614 -5.1%
4038 Clairton 6,611 -21.6%
4046 West View 6,602 -8.7%
4050 Catasauqua 6,596 0.1%
4077 Ambler 6,521 1.4%
4088 Prospect Park 6,491 -1.4%
4107 Oakmont 6,445 -6.5%
4128 California 6,364 20.8%
4134 Forest Hills 6,354 -10.2%
4140 Corry 6,347 -6.9%
4142 Red Lion 6,346 3.0%
4156 Bellefonte 6,308 -1.6%
4166 Swarthmore 6,257 1.4%
4171 Blakely 6,245 -10.9%
4188 Kennett Square 6,174 16.9%
4199 South Williamsport 6,142 -4.0%
4203 Franklin 6,137 1294.7%
4271 Edinboro 5,965 -14.0%
4281 McKees Rocks 5,950 -10.5%
4282 Steelton 5,949 1.7%
4285 Somerset 5,945 -12.0%
4292 Taylor 5,934 -8.0%
4295 Selinsgrove 5,922 10.2%
4301 Clearfield 5,913 -10.8%
4313 Norwood 5,895 -1.4%
4331 Hellertown 5,847 4.4%
4345 Plymouth 5,809 -10.4%
4348 Crafton 5,803 -13.1%
4349 Dickson City 5,799 -6.2%
4355 Punxsutawney 5,788 -7.5%
4356 New Brighton 5,785 -12.5%
4363 Hollidaysburg 5,767 7.4%
4369 Moosic 5,742 3.0%
4382 Lewisburg 5,712 1.4%
4383 Nazareth 5,711 -5.0%
4384 Sharon Hill 5,704 4.4%
4410 Mount Carmel 5,650 -11.3%
4426 Exeter 5,589 -6.1%
4435 Shippensburg 5,575 -0.2%
4436 Oxford 5,574 28.5%
4445 Duquesne 5,547 -24.2%
4455 Coraopolis 5,530 -9.4%
4457 Greenville 5,529 -12.8%
4460 Monaca 5,522 -11.8%
4465 Stroudsburg 5,511 -4.6%
4472 New Holland 5,492 7.6%
4498 Sayre 5,434 -6.3%
4531 Media 5,362 -3.0%
4553 Titusville 5,323 -13.3%
4558 Fox Chapel 5,309 -7.0%
4560 Palmerton 5,306 1.2%
4561 Clarion 5,305 -13.7%
4562 Lehighton 5,304 -4.0%
4570 Shillington 5,288 4.4%
4593 Tyrone 5,242 -5.0%
4603 Bangor 5,227 -1.7%
4609 Turtle Creek 5,211 -13.4%
4630 Birdsboro 5,167 1.7%
4633 Schuylkill Haven 5,155 -6.8%
4643 Collegeville 5,130 2.7%
4694 Kutztown 5,059 5.6%
4701 Olyphant 5,042 1.1%
4712 Bridgeville 5,023 -5.8%
4719 Sugarcreek 5,009 -5.8%
4744 Swoyersville 4,963 -3.5%
4750 Vandergrift 4,952 -8.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 9,863 3,094
2016 10,017 3,046
2015 10,137 3,010
2014 10,227 2,985
2013 10,321 2,954
2012 10,375 2,925
2011 10,472 2,896
2010 10,557 2,854
2009 10,502 2,831
2008 10,587 2,797
2007 10,661 2,774
2006 10,760 2,726
2005 10,837 2,679
2004 10,948 2,630
2003 11,109 2,593
2002 11,234 2,553
2001 11,378 2,513
2000 11,480 2,477
1990 12,041 2,118