What is the current population of Petersburg?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Petersburg is 2,655. Petersburg, West Virginia is the 6,638th largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Petersburg?

The current population of Petersburg (2,655) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Petersburg growing?

Petersburg has grown 8.8% since the 2000. Petersburg, West Virginia's growth is about average. 41% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 2,655 6,638
2018 2,621 6,656
2017 2,593 6,681
2016 2,573 6,691
2015 2,520 6,757
2014 2,451 6,845
2013 2,436 6,857
2012 2,415 6,876
2011 2,414 6,869
2010 2,467 6,783
2009 2,742 6,356
2008 2,739 6,344
2007 2,707 6,359
2006 2,654 6,395
2005 2,609 6,424
2004 2,572 6,466
2003 2,557 6,470
2002 2,542 6,479
2001 2,518 6,502
2000 2,439 6,608
1990 2,492 6,123

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
6628 El Lago, Texas 2,663 -13.4%
6629 Blasdell, New York 2,662 -1.8%
6630 Federalsburg, Maryland 2,661 1.8%
6631 Hillsville, Virginia 2,661 -6.2%
6632 Folly Beach, South Carolina 2,660 21.5%
6633 Summerset, South Dakota 2,660 694.0%
6634 Townsend, Delaware 2,659 677.4%
6635 Liberty, North Carolina 2,658 0.0%
6636 St. Marys, Kansas 2,658 20.2%
6637 Clifton, Tennessee 2,655 -1.5%
6638 Petersburg, West Virginia 2,655 8.8%
6639 West Fork, Arkansas 2,655 27.2%
6640 Rogers City, Michigan 2,653 -19.8%
6641 Lexington, Minnesota 2,652 23.5%
6642 Fillmore, Utah 2,650 17.9%
6643 Lake City, Arkansas 2,650 32.6%
6644 Mountain View, Missouri 2,649 9.0%
6645 Tahoka, Texas 2,649 -8.0%
6646 Reynoldsville, Pennsylvania 2,647 -2.0%
6647 Hallam, Pennsylvania 2,645 69.4%
6648 Marquette Heights, Illinois 2,645 -5.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In West Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
4623 Ranson corporation 5,239 46.1%
4684 New Martinsville 5,118 -14.3%
4757 Grafton 4,982 -9.0%
4794 Keyser 4,915 -8.2%
5223 Barboursville 4,258 30.6%
5267 Westover 4,173 6.1%
5351 Point Pleasant 4,062 -12.2%
5503 Weston 3,857 -10.0%
5537 Lewisburg 3,807 5.3%
5653 Ravenswood 3,643 -9.5%
5963 Summersville 3,274 -0.4%
5978 Philippi 3,257 13.6%
6085 Ripley 3,159 -3.1%
6102 Pleasant Valley 3,141 1.5%
6105 Granville 3,140 303.0%
6180 Kingwood 3,057 0.2%
6278 Kenova 2,961 -15.9%
6366 Williamstown 2,869 -4.0%
6539 Fayetteville 2,720 -2.7%
6554 Follansbee 2,710 -12.6%
6608 Williamson 2,676 -20.8%
6611 Madison 2,673 -1.5%
6638 Petersburg 2,655 8.8%
6785 Milton 2,533 14.3%
6791 Wellsburg 2,530 -12.1%
6933 Moorefield 2,418 1.4%
6996 Chester 2,369 -8.4%
7019 Hinton 2,357 -17.6%
7030 Winfield 2,352 23.3%
7031 White Sulphur Springs 2,351 1.4%
7056 Paden City 2,336 -18.1%
7075 Bethlehem 2,321 -12.2%
7419 Shinnston 2,104 -8.0%
7555 Spencer 2,038 -13.6%
7580 Mannington 2,023 -4.5%
7713 Star City 1,948 42.8%
7775 Shepherdstown 1,911 59.1%
7789 Belington 1,902 6.4%
7903 Richwood 1,855 -24.8%
8075 St. Marys 1,772 -13.3%
8202 Stonewood 1,714 -5.4%
8250 McMechen 1,697 -11.9%
8259 Romney 1,695 -12.7%
8309 Harrisville 1,674 -9.0%
8321 Ronceverte 1,670 6.7%
8377 Welch 1,644 -38.0%
8504 Eleanor 1,587 16.0%
8528 Wayne 1,576 32.1%
8653 Salem 1,522 -27.3%
8661 Rainelle 1,520 -1.3%
8676 Nutter Fort 1,512 -9.9%
8683 Montgomery 1,508 -22.1%
8700 Terra Alta 1,500 2.7%
8781 Logan 1,470 -9.3%
8807 New Haven 1,464 -6.0%
8855 West Liberty 1,447 15.0%
8884 Glenville 1,434 -7.0%
8936 Chesapeake 1,414 -13.7%
9015 Parsons 1,391 -4.5%
9056 Glen Dale 1,371 -11.2%
9067 Marmet 1,366 -19.1%

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