Latest Data (2018)
Population 3,185
Nationwide Rank 6041

Quick Facts

Ripley, West Virginia is the 6,041st largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Ripley, West Virginia is a city.

Ripley, West Virginia is currently 4.6% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Ripley, West Virginia's growth is below average. 62% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
6031 Saddle River, New Jersey 3,197 -2.0%
6032 Gosnell, Arkansas 3,196 -19.6%
6033 Mannford, Oklahoma 3,195 17.6%
6034 Cactus, Texas 3,194 25.6%
6035 Midway, Florida 3,194 117.8%
6036 East Dundee, Illinois 3,192 6.8%
6037 Beulah, North Dakota 3,191 1.4%
6038 Millersburg, Ohio 3,189 -5.5%
6039 Hillsboro, Missouri 3,186 52.4%
6040 Pitcairn, Pennsylvania 3,186 -12.8%
6041 Ripley, West Virginia 3,185 -2.3%
6042 El Cenizo, Texas 3,184 -10.2%
6043 Rush City, Minnesota 3,184 49.4%
6044 Attica, Indiana 3,183 -10.4%
6045 Galena, Illinois 3,183 -8.0%
6046 Carlyle, Illinois 3,181 -6.6%
6047 Silt, Colorado 3,181 78.8%
6048 Elkins, Arkansas 3,179 147.7%
6049 Burlington, Colorado 3,178 -13.2%
6050 Lebanon, Virginia 3,178 -3.4%
6051 Rockwood, Michigan 3,178 -8.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In West Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
4249 Charles Town 6,064 96.6%
4386 Princeton 5,741 -9.9%
4486 Buckhannon 5,493 -5.0%
4636 Ranson corporation 5,182 44.5%
4649 New Martinsville 5,141 -13.9%
4710 Grafton 5,040 -7.9%
4736 Keyser 4,985 -6.9%
5231 Westover 4,217 7.2%
5245 Barboursville 4,185 28.4%
5291 Point Pleasant 4,121 -10.9%
5454 Weston 3,910 -8.8%
5505 Lewisburg 3,831 6.0%
5624 Ravenswood 3,668 -8.9%
5880 Philippi 3,352 16.9%
5903 Summersville 3,322 1.0%
6041 Ripley 3,185 -2.3%
6092 Pleasant Valley 3,145 1.6%
6203 Kenova 3,037 -13.7%
6288 Kingwood 2,939 -3.6%
6345 Williamstown 2,882 -3.6%
6464 Fayetteville 2,762 -1.2%
6472 Madison 2,758 1.6%
6496 Williamson 2,744 -18.8%
6512 Follansbee 2,735 -11.8%
6656 Petersburg 2,621 7.4%
6689 Granville 2,590 232.4%
6715 Milton 2,568 15.8%
6725 Wellsburg 2,559 -11.1%
6901 Moorefield 2,432 2.0%
6929 Chester 2,414 -6.7%
6947 White Sulphur Springs 2,398 3.4%
6954 Hinton 2,395 -16.3%
6959 Paden City 2,389 -16.3%
6989 Winfield 2,370 24.2%
7037 Bethlehem 2,341 -11.4%
7360 Shinnston 2,119 -7.4%
7439 Spencer 2,088 -11.5%
7549 Mannington 2,031 -4.1%
7651 Star City 1,976 44.8%
7819 Richwood 1,888 -23.5%
7865 Belington 1,866 4.4%
7883 Shepherdstown 1,860 54.8%
8039 St. Marys 1,790 -12.4%
8136 McMechen 1,743 -9.5%
8174 Stonewood 1,727 -4.7%
8201 Harrisville 1,717 -6.6%
8202 Romney 1,717 -11.5%
8213 Welch 1,715 -35.3%
8281 Ronceverte 1,684 7.6%
8470 Eleanor 1,596 16.6%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 3,185 6,041
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