Latest Data (2017)
Population 715
Nationwide Rank 11806

Quick Facts

War, West Virginia is the 11,806th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

War, West Virginia is a city.

War, West Virginia is currently 33.9% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

War, West Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 83% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
11796 Horseshoe Bend, Idaho 716 -15.6%
11797 Potomac, Illinois 716 5.1%
11798 Seneca Gardens, Kentucky 716 26.2%
11799 Steele, North Dakota 716 -5.9%
11800 Adena, Ohio 715 -12.0%
11801 Alma, Wisconsin 715 -24.0%
11802 Ashkum, Illinois 715 -1.2%
11803 Bruce, Wisconsin 715 -9.0%
11804 Lakeview, Arkansas 715 -6.6%
11805 Wadley, Alabama 715 11.3%
11806 War, West Virginia 715 -11.6%
11807 Buckley, Michigan 714 30.0%
11808 Bulls Gap, Tennessee 714 0.1%
11809 Chesapeake, Ohio 714 -15.2%
11810 Karlstad, Minnesota 714 -9.7%
11811 Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota 714 17.4%
11812 Mineral City, Ohio 714 -15.3%
11813 Cape Vincent, New York 713 -5.9%
11814 Grandview, Indiana 713 2.2%
11815 Mounds, Illinois 713 -35.7%
11816 New Florence, Missouri 713 -8.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In West Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
12306 Peterstown 636 27.7%
12341 Ridgeley 630 -16.6%
12344 Danville 629 10.3%
12484 West Milford 609 -6.3%
12535 Bath (Berkeley Springs) 602 -18.5%
12547 Grant Town 601 -8.2%
12558 Bancroft 600 63.0%
12568 Pineville 599 -16.3%
12575 Reedsville 598 15.6%
12596 Hartford City 595 13.1%
12717 Rowlesburg 577 -5.7%
12729 Pratt 575 2.8%
12766 Gauley Bridge 570 -22.6%
12881 Thomas 556 -7.7%
12933 Union 550 0.5%
12960 Masontown 544 -15.6%
13063 Grantsville 531 -5.8%
13206 Delbarton 514 1.7%
13293 Pine Grove 504 -11.4%
13362 Clearview 497 -15.4%
13418 Paw Paw 491 -6.2%
13420 Burnsville 490 1.8%
13440 Junior 487 8.4%
13491 Beech Bottom 482 -21.7%
13492 Cowen 482 -5.6%
13576 Lost Creek 474 1.2%
13748 Clay 456 -22.8%
13800 Whitesville 451 -13.1%
13878 Matewan 442 -10.7%
14204 Fairview 408 -7.9%
14255 Gilbert 403 -2.6%
14359 Jane Lew 392 -2.9%
14376 Windsor Heights 390 -9.0%
14563 West Logan 372 -10.5%
14567 Capon Bridge 371 72.5%
14590 Farmington 369 -4.4%
14627 Kermit 364 43.3%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 715 11,806
2016 751 11,582
2015 775 11,444
2014 793 11,343
2013 811 11,239
2012 818 11,208
2011 833 11,114
2010 862 10,961
2009 657 12,139
2008 663 12,099
2007 670 12,050
2006 683 11,965
2005 699 11,829
2004 717 11,709
2003 739 11,565
2002 763 11,432
2001 783 11,303
2000 809 11,173
1990 1,081 9,443