What is the current population of War?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of War is 685. War, West Virginia is the 11,988th largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of War?

The peak population of War was in 1990, when its population was 1,081. In 1990, War was the 9,443rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 11,988th largest city in the US. War is currently 36.6% smaller than it was in 1990.

How quickly is War shrinking?

War has shrunk 15.3% since the year 2000. War, West Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 84% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 685 11,988
2018 705 11,861
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

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
11978 Clarks Grove, Minnesota 687 -6.9%
11979 Olin, Iowa 687 -4.0%
11980 Wellsburg, Iowa 687 -4.0%
11981 Buffalo Lake, Minnesota 686 -10.5%
11982 Madison, Arkansas 686 -30.2%
11983 Newland, North Carolina 686 -2.5%
11984 Scooba, Mississippi 686 9.0%
11985 Silverton, Texas 686 -10.3%
11986 Thaxton, Mississippi 686 22.7%
11987 Amity, Arkansas 685 -9.9%
11988 War, West Virginia 685 -15.3%
11989 East Butler, Pennsylvania 684 0.7%
11990 Mounds, Illinois 684 -38.3%
11991 Sedalia, North Carolina 684 10.6%
11992 Wild Rose, Wisconsin 684 -10.5%
11993 Bloomdale, Ohio 683 -5.5%
11994 Detroit, Texas 683 -11.8%
11995 Elwood, Nebraska 683 -10.1%
11996 Spring Valley, Kentucky 683 3.9%
11997 Trenton, Texas 683 3.0%
11998 Westover Hills, Texas 683 -0.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In West Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
9067 Marmet 1,366 -19.1%
9180 Mullens 1,325 -25.0%
9239 Ansted 1,305 -17.0%
9311 Sistersville 1,282 -19.1%
9316 Barrackville 1,279 -0.5%
9322 Benwood 1,278 -18.9%
9337 Mount Hope 1,274 -13.9%
9343 Ceredo 1,273 -24.7%
9381 Mabscott 1,263 -9.6%
9390 Buffalo 1,260 7.3%
9486 Sophia 1,231 -5.0%
9574 Oceana 1,204 -21.9%
9769 Monongah 1,149 16.7%
9850 Belle 1,126 -10.2%
9855 Alderson 1,125 3.2%
9933 Clendenin 1,100 -2.0%
9953 Chapmanville 1,094 -9.1%
10119 Hamlin 1,048 -6.2%
10206 Bolivar 1,022 -2.4%
10272 New Cumberland 1,006 -8.2%
10283 Pennsboro 1,003 -16.2%
10352 Sutton 988 -2.1%
10421 Poca 974 -3.9%
10484 Marlinton 961 -20.9%
10599 Mason 936 -12.5%
10739 Cedar Grove 907 5.4%
10748 Carpendale 905 -4.4%
10758 Rivesville 903 -0.1%
10784 Athens 897 -24.9%
10802 Rupert 894 -4.6%
10912 East Bank 869 -6.5%
10939 Belmont 862 -16.6%
11032 Gassaway 846 -6.0%
11052 Cameron 843 -30.0%
11071 Lumberport 840 -10.4%
11079 Elizabeth 838 -15.6%
11114 Glasgow 833 6.6%
11282 Bethany 802 -18.4%
11286 Piedmont 802 -20.1%
11305 West Union 799 -0.8%
11364 Gary 788 -13.3%
11454 North Hills 774 -11.7%
11521 Triadelphia 762 -6.5%
11666 Middlebourne 738 -15.1%
11689 Anmoore 734 7.3%
11693 Smithers 734 -18.5%
11827 West Hamlin 714 2.8%
11957 Mill Creek 691 4.5%
11969 Fort Gay 689 -15.9%
11988 War 685 -15.3%
12104 Beverly 666 2.7%
12110 White Hall 666 11.0%
12129 Addison (Webster Springs) 663 -17.9%
12261 Franklin 642 -27.2%
12331 Davis 631 1.6%
12338 Man 630 -17.8%
12401 Peterstown 621 24.6%
12411 Ridgeley 620 -17.9%
12486 West Milford 607 -6.6%
12511 Reedsville 604 16.8%
12523 Danville 602 5.6%
12577 Bath (Berkeley Springs) 596 -19.3%
12598 Grant Town 594 -9.3%
12599 Hartford City 594 12.9%
12627 Bancroft 591 60.5%
12740 Pineville 574 -19.8%
12755 Rowlesburg 572 -6.5%
12878 Pratt 556 -0.5%
12911 Gauley Bridge 553 -24.9%
12942 Thomas 550 -8.7%
13010 Union 540 -1.2%
13021 Masontown 538 -16.5%
13209 Grantsville 513 -9.0%
13361 Delbarton 497 -1.5%
13401 Paw Paw 492 -6.1%
13453 Junior 486 8.2%
13493 Clearview 482 -18.0%
13501 Pine Grove 482 -15.2%
13541 Burnsville 477 -0.8%
13611 Beech Bottom 469 -23.8%
13623 Cowen 468 -8.4%
13669 Lost Creek 464 -0.8%
13880 Clay 441 -25.3%
14021 Whitesville 427 -17.7%
14046 Matewan 424 -14.3%
14241 Fairview 404 -8.8%
14402 Gilbert 387 -6.5%
14414 Jane Lew 386 -4.4%
14487 Windsor Heights 379 -11.6%
14612 Capon Bridge 366 70.2%
14623 Farmington 365 -5.4%
14639 West Logan 364 -12.5%
14645 Ellenboro 363 -2.4%
14788 Kermit 349 37.4%
14798 Valley Grove 348 -18.8%
14815 Meadow Bridge 346 8.1%

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