Latest Data (2017)
Population 4,153
Nationwide Rank 5253

Quick Facts

Point Pleasant, West Virginia is the 5,253rd largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Point Pleasant, West Virginia is a city.

Point Pleasant, West Virginia is currently 21.3% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Point Pleasant, West Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 89% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
5243 Jamestown, North Carolina 4,167 34.4%
5244 Sharpsville, Pennsylvania 4,165 -7.0%
5245 Beaufort, North Carolina 4,164 9.7%
5246 Gatlinburg, Tennessee 4,163 20.8%
5247 Waverly, New York 4,161 -9.4%
5248 Burnham, Illinois 4,159 -0.2%
5249 Dawson, Georgia 4,157 -18.2%
5250 West Milwaukee, Wisconsin 4,157 -0.3%
5251 Aldan, Pennsylvania 4,156 -3.7%
5252 Hazlehurst, Georgia 4,154 12.7%
5253 Point Pleasant, West Virginia 4,153 -10.2%
5254 Sullivan City, Texas 4,153 3.6%
5255 Peotone, Illinois 4,152 21.6%
5256 Rosemont, Illinois 4,151 -1.6%
5257 Jefferson, Iowa 4,150 -10.0%
5258 Grant, Minnesota 4,149 2.6%
5259 Oakwood, Georgia 4,148 19.8%
5260 Ashville, Ohio 4,147 30.0%
5261 Carolina Shores, North Carolina 4,146 120.4%
5262 Chelan, Washington 4,146 10.8%
5263 Monongahela, Pennsylvania 4,146 -12.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In West Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
3795 Dunbar 7,338 -9.7%
3891 Elkins 7,047 0.0%
4060 Nitro 6,561 -4.5%
4065 Hurricane 6,542 18.9%
4278 Charles Town 5,957 93.1%
4340 Princeton 5,822 -8.6%
4456 Buckhannon 5,529 -4.3%
4627 Ranson corporation 5,173 44.2%
4638 New Martinsville 5,138 -13.9%
4680 Grafton 5,077 -7.3%
4681 Keyser 5,077 -5.2%
5216 Barboursville 4,217 29.4%
5236 Westover 4,182 6.3%
5253 Point Pleasant 4,153 -10.2%
5393 Weston 3,971 -7.4%
5433 Lewisburg 3,907 8.1%
5562 Ravenswood 3,738 -7.2%
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%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 4,153 5,253
2016 4,237 5,191
2015 4,276 5,144
2014 4,284 5,124
2013 4,314 5,092
2012 4,310 5,077
2011 4,336 5,060
2010 4,350 5,034
2009 4,394 4,955
2008 4,401 4,933
2007 4,375 4,925
2006 4,409 4,865
2005 4,419 4,838
2004 4,475 4,780
2003 4,524 4,724
2002 4,550 4,696
2001 4,605 4,639
2000 4,629 4,618
1990 5,278 3,921