Latest Data (2017)
Population 3,231
Nationwide Rank 5993

Quick Facts

Ripley, West Virginia is the 5,993rd largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Ripley, West Virginia is a city.

Ripley, West Virginia is currently 3.2% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Ripley, West Virginia's growth is about average. 54% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
5983 Ponce Inlet, Florida 3,241 27.6%
5984 Big Lake, Texas 3,239 13.3%
5985 Ravena, New York 3,239 -3.8%
5986 Hartford, South Dakota 3,237 71.5%
5987 Newburgh, Indiana 3,237 3.0%
5988 Winnsboro, South Carolina 3,237 -15.2%
5989 Monmouth Beach, New Jersey 3,236 -10.2%
5990 Frostproof, Florida 3,234 8.9%
5991 Muldrow, Oklahoma 3,234 4.1%
5992 Wellsboro, Pennsylvania 3,233 -2.6%
5993 Ripley, West Virginia 3,231 -0.9%
5994 Welsh, Louisiana 3,230 -4.4%
5995 Netcong, New Jersey 3,229 -0.1%
5996 Grantville, Georgia 3,226 141.4%
5997 Russell, Kentucky 3,226 -11.2%
5998 Galena, Illinois 3,225 -6.8%
5999 Hodgenville, Kentucky 3,225 11.5%
6000 Breckenridge, Minnesota 3,224 -9.1%
6001 Jackson, Minnesota 3,221 -7.8%
6002 El Cenizo, Texas 3,220 -9.2%
6003 Newton, Mississippi 3,219 -12.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In West Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
7518 Mannington 2,043 -3.5%
7677 Star City 1,958 43.5%
7782 Richwood 1,906 -22.8%
7865 Belington 1,864 4.3%
8000 Shepherdstown 1,802 50.0%
8029 St. Marys 1,787 -12.6%
8057 McMechen 1,775 -7.8%
8142 Harrisville 1,740 -5.4%
8143 Welch 1,740 -34.4%
8151 Romney 1,737 -10.5%
8152 Stonewood 1,737 -4.1%
8198 Ronceverte 1,717 9.7%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 3,231 5,993
2016 3,245 5,963
2015 3,255 5,943
2014 3,242 5,939
2013 3,256 5,924
2012 3,251 5,917
2011 3,258 5,908
2010 3,252 5,896
2009 3,214 5,848
2008 3,225 5,809
2007 3,235 5,791
2006 3,224 5,773
2005 3,212 5,758
2004 3,238 5,724
2003 3,221 5,710
2002 3,230 5,686
2001 3,238 5,660
2000 3,261 5,626
1990 3,339 5,189