Latest Data (2017)
Population 1,274
Nationwide Rank 9345

Quick Facts

Sophia, West Virginia is the 9,345th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Sophia, West Virginia is a town.

Sophia, West Virginia is currently 5.2% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Sophia, West Virginia's growth is about average. 42% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
9335 Laingsburg, Michigan 1,278 4.4%
9336 Troy, Tennessee 1,278 0.2%
9337 Oquawka, Illinois 1,277 -16.9%
9338 Salem, South Dakota 1,277 -8.1%
9339 Craig, Alaska 1,276 -7.9%
9340 Fraser, Colorado 1,276 34.5%
9341 Bethany, Illinois 1,275 -1.2%
9342 Cavalier, North Dakota 1,275 -16.7%
9343 Hughes, Arkansas 1,275 -31.4%
9344 Von Ormy, Texas 1,275 -3.0%
9345 Sophia, West Virginia 1,274 -1.6%
9346 Geary, Oklahoma 1,273 -2.2%
9347 Pinetops, North Carolina 1,273 -9.4%
9348 Waymart, Pennsylvania 1,273 -11.1%
9349 Medford, Minnesota 1,272 24.9%
9350 Platte, South Dakota 1,272 -6.6%
9351 Palm Valley, Texas 1,271 -1.7%
9352 Bradenton Beach, Florida 1,269 -14.9%
9353 Dauphin Island, Alabama 1,269 -8.4%
9354 Galveston, Indiana 1,268 -17.3%
9355 Heppner, Oregon 1,268 -9.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In West Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
8462 Eleanor 1,598 16.8%
8568 Montgomery 1,549 -20.0%
8591 Nutter Fort 1,540 -8.2%
8594 Logan 1,539 -5.0%
8687 Terra Alta 1,501 2.8%
8695 New Haven 1,499 -3.8%
8718 Salem 1,492 -28.7%
8743 Rainelle 1,482 -3.8%
8760 Glenville 1,473 -4.5%
8790 West Liberty 1,463 16.2%
8811 Chesapeake 1,456 -11.1%
8914 Parsons 1,415 -2.9%
8919 Glen Dale 1,413 -8.5%
8928 Marmet 1,410 -16.5%
8937 Wayne 1,408 18.0%
9068 Mullens 1,369 -22.5%
9108 Ansted 1,353 -13.9%
9113 Ceredo 1,352 -20.0%
9212 Mount Hope 1,310 -11.5%
9218 Benwood 1,307 -17.1%
9247 Barrackville 1,299 1.0%
9253 Mabscott 1,298 -7.1%
9299 Sistersville 1,288 -18.7%
9345 Sophia 1,274 -1.6%
9375 Buffalo 1,262 7.4%
9434 Oceana 1,245 -19.3%
9703 Belle 1,162 -7.4%
9737 Alderson 1,155 5.9%
9774 Clendenin 1,142 1.6%
9796 Chapmanville 1,137 -5.5%
9841 Monongah 1,124 14.2%
10017 Hamlin 1,072 -4.1%
10102 New Cumberland 1,050 -4.2%
10116 Pennsboro 1,045 -12.6%
10168 Bolivar 1,031 -1.6%
10330 Marlinton 994 -18.2%
10355 Sutton 988 -2.1%
10359 Poca 987 -2.6%
10553 Mason 944 -11.7%
10577 Cedar Grove 940 9.3%
10630 Carpendale 928 -2.0%
10669 Athens 921 -22.9%
10690 Rupert 919 -2.0%
10700 Rivesville 917 1.4%
10748 East Bank 904 -2.7%
10810 Bethany 888 -9.7%
10859 Belmont 876 -15.2%
10876 Gassaway 873 -3.0%
10888 Cameron 871 -27.7%
10951 Glasgow 860 10.1%
11017 Lumberport 848 -9.5%
11112 West Union 833 3.3%
11140 Elizabeth 827 -16.8%
11141 Gary 827 -9.0%
11224 Piedmont 813 -19.1%
11349 North Hills 793 -9.5%
11493 Middlebourne 766 -11.9%
11538 Triadelphia 759 -6.8%
11567 Smithers 754 -16.3%
11589 Anmoore 749 9.5%
11674 West Hamlin 736 6.0%
11806 War 715 -11.6%
11921 Mill Creek 696 5.2%
11961 Addison (Webster Springs) 688 -14.8%
12049 Beverly 675 4.1%
12065 Fort Gay 673 -17.9%
12130 Man 664 -13.4%
12163 White Hall 660 10.0%
12198 Franklin 652 -26.0%
12248 Davis 644 3.7%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 1,274 9,345
2016 1,311 9,232
2015 1,318 9,203
2014 1,331 9,161
2013 1,341 9,131
2012 1,338 9,138
2011 1,346 9,103
2010 1,344 9,090
2009 1,224 9,378
2008 1,220 9,382
2007 1,225 9,356
2006 1,230 9,320
2005 1,247 9,254
2004 1,258 9,205
2003 1,267 9,166
2002 1,280 9,121
2001 1,278 9,124
2000 1,296 9,087
1990 1,316 8,568