Latest Data (2018)
Population 29,675
Nationwide Rank 1287

Quick Facts

Parkersburg, West Virginia is the 1,287th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Parkersburg, West Virginia is a city.

Parkersburg, West Virginia is currently 14.6% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Parkersburg, West Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 97% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Parkersburg, West Virginia Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1277 Sanford, North Carolina 29,917 27.5%
1278 Greenville, Mississippi 29,898 -27.7%
1279 Westfield, New Jersey 29,881 0.7%
1280 Rahway, New Jersey 29,880 12.6%
1281 Lawrenceville, Georgia 29,795 29.5%
1282 North Chicago, Illinois 29,770 -17.2%
1283 Cornelius, North Carolina 29,748 109.9%
1284 Suisun City, California 29,713 13.0%
1285 Seguin, Texas 29,700 25.0%
1286 Chamblee, Georgia 29,691 211.4%
1287 Parkersburg, West Virginia 29,675 -10.9%
1288 Kent, Ohio 29,662 5.3%
1289 Stockbridge, Georgia 29,638 168.6%
1290 Oak Park, Michigan 29,628 -8.4%
1291 Highland Park, Illinois 29,622 -2.3%
1292 O'Fallon, Illinois 29,584 32.8%
1293 Chicago Heights, Illinois 29,571 -9.7%
1294 Duluth, Georgia 29,527 28.1%
1295 East Palo Alto, California 29,519 -1.4%
1296 Eagle Pass, Texas 29,487 29.3%
1297 Atwater, California 29,479 26.6%

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 29,675 1,287
2017 30,096 1,263
2016 30,601 1,238
2015 30,991 1,202
2014 30,981 1,199
2013 31,186 1,184
2012 31,261 1,161
2011 31,354 1,146
2010 31,492 1,138
2009 31,629 1,115
2008 31,641 1,103
2007 31,634 1,097
2006 31,808 1,072
2005 32,078 1,049
2004 32,245 1,035
2003 32,487 1,016
2002 32,797 998
2001 33,087 978
2000 33,317 965
1990 34,728 789