Latest Data (2018)
Population 18,449
Nationwide Rank 1957

Quick Facts

Weirton, West Virginia is the 1,957th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Weirton, West Virginia is a city.

Weirton, West Virginia is currently 16.8% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Weirton, West Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 89% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Weirton, West Virginia Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1947 Hopkins, Minnesota 18,605 7.0%
1948 Central Point, Oregon 18,581 44.6%
1949 Winchester, Kentucky 18,577 11.0%
1950 Gautier, Mississippi 18,566 10.1%
1951 Thomasville, Georgia 18,537 1.7%
1952 Brook Park, Ohio 18,533 -12.4%
1953 Brookfield, Illinois 18,494 -2.9%
1954 Orange, Texas 18,484 -10.6%
1955 Laurel, Mississippi 18,478 1.1%
1956 Rutherford, New Jersey 18,460 1.9%
1957 Weirton, West Virginia 18,449 -9.3%
1958 Sartell, Minnesota 18,428 87.6%
1959 Fairmont, West Virginia 18,411 -4.4%
1960 Avon, Indiana 18,343 111.9%
1961 Radford, Virginia 18,339 15.6%
1962 Rancho Mirage, California 18,336 37.1%
1963 Niles, Ohio 18,325 -12.2%
1964 Stafford, Texas 18,312 15.0%
1965 Marshfield, Wisconsin 18,311 -2.8%
1966 Round Lake, Illinois 18,278 203.2%
1967 Arcata, California 18,257 9.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In West Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1236 Morgantown 30,955 15.9%
1287 Parkersburg 29,675 -10.9%
1417 Wheeling 26,771 -14.4%
1957 Weirton 18,449 -9.3%
1959 Fairmont 18,411 -4.4%
2047 Martinsburg 17,465 17.7%
2165 Beckley 16,183 -6.4%
2240 Clarksburg 15,480 -7.5%
2659 South Charleston 12,240 -9.7%
3037 Vienna 10,230 -5.1%
3068 St. Albans 10,069 -12.6%
3140 Bluefield 9,730 -14.8%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 18,449 1,957
2017 18,685 1,928
2016 18,989 1,892
2015 19,175 1,865
2014 19,362 1,831
2013 19,525 1,806
2012 19,503 1,787
2011 19,609 1,765
2010 19,746 1,738
2009 18,574 1,807
2008 18,658 1,796
2007 18,750 1,777
2006 19,000 1,742
2005 19,255 1,695
2004 19,431 1,667
2003 19,647 1,649
2002 19,869 1,618
2001 20,115 1,597
2000 20,363 1,568
1990 22,161 1,247