|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Sistersville is 1,381. Sistersville, West Virginia is the 9,008th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Sistersville was in 1990, when its population was 1,821. In 1990, Sistersville was the 7,288th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 9,008th largest city in the US. Sistersville is currently 24.2% smaller than it was in 1990.
Sistersville has shrunk 12.8% since the year 2000. Sistersville, West Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 86% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|9002||Sackets Harbor, New York||1,383||0.3%|
|9003||Groton, South Dakota||1,382||2.1%|
|9004||Bethel, North Carolina||1,381||-21.5%|
|9007||Pecos, New Mexico||1,381||-4.1%|
|9008||Sistersville, West Virginia||1,381||-12.8%|
|9013||Rock Island, Washington||1,378||58.9%|
|9014||Sherburne, New York||1,378||-5.1%|
The total voting age population of Sistersville, West Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 972. The voting age population is 46.7% male and 53.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 20.0% of the residents of Sistersville are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Sistersville are 91.5% White, 4.8% Asian, 3.0% Two or more races and 0.7% Other. Additionally, 1.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Sistersville, 22.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 24.5%. On a per-household basis, 14.9% of families are below the poverty line in Sistersville.
Among those aged 16 and older, 46.2% of Sistersville residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 84.7% of Sistersville residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 26.3% have a bachelor's degree and 9.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Sistersville residents aged 5 and older, 6.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 5.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Sistersville is 8.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Sistersville, 25.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Sistersville is $39,722.
In Sistersville, 72.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 27.6% of housing units in Sistersville.
Of all the housing units in Sistersville, 44.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Sistersville, 2.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Sistersville is $450.
In Sistersville, 67.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.