Latest Data (2017)
Population 2,589
Nationwide Rank 6687

Quick Facts

Wellsburg, West Virginia is the 6,687th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Wellsburg, West Virginia is a city.

Wellsburg, West Virginia is currently 25.5% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Wellsburg, West Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 91% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
6677 Versailles, Ohio 2,597 0.0%
6678 Williams Bay, Wisconsin 2,597 7.0%
6679 Swedesboro, New Jersey 2,594 26.2%
6680 Bermuda Run, North Carolina 2,593 81.4%
6681 Petersburg, West Virginia 2,593 6.3%
6682 Hartford, Alabama 2,592 9.4%
6683 Glenrock, Wyoming 2,591 15.1%
6684 East Williston, New York 2,590 3.4%
6685 Owensville, Missouri 2,589 -1.7%
6686 Pennington, New Jersey 2,589 -4.0%
6687 Wellsburg, West Virginia 2,589 -10.1%
6688 Madrid, Iowa 2,587 6.8%
6689 West Fork, Arkansas 2,587 24.0%
6690 Delmont, Pennsylvania 2,584 3.4%
6691 Tilton, Illinois 2,584 -21.2%
6692 Barnesville, Minnesota 2,583 18.2%
6693 Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico 2,583 -2.5%
6694 Alden, New York 2,582 -3.0%
6695 George West, Texas 2,581 2.6%
6696 Lewiston, New York 2,579 -7.0%
6697 Wales, Wisconsin 2,577 0.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In West Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
4627 Ranson corporation 5,173 44.2%
4638 New Martinsville 5,138 -13.9%
4680 Grafton 5,077 -7.3%
4681 Keyser 5,077 -5.2%
5216 Barboursville 4,217 29.4%
5236 Westover 4,182 6.3%
5253 Point Pleasant 4,153 -10.2%
5393 Weston 3,971 -7.4%
5433 Lewisburg 3,907 8.1%
5562 Ravenswood 3,738 -7.2%
5842 Philippi 3,380 17.9%
5862 Summersville 3,361 2.1%
5993 Ripley 3,231 -0.9%
6055 Pleasant Valley 3,164 2.2%
6218 Kenova 3,007 -14.5%
6294 Kingwood 2,929 -3.9%
6320 Williamstown 2,906 -2.8%
6419 Madison 2,801 3.2%
6425 Williamson 2,796 -17.3%
6454 Fayetteville 2,772 -0.9%
6465 Follansbee 2,765 -10.9%
6660 Milton 2,612 17.8%
6681 Petersburg 2,593 6.3%
6687 Wellsburg 2,589 -10.1%
6716 Granville 2,560 228.6%
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%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 2,589 6,687
2016 2,657 6,594
2015 2,704 6,529
2014 2,725 6,484
2013 2,753 6,447
2012 2,769 6,412
2011 2,782 6,385
2010 2,805 6,356
2009 2,571 6,563
2008 2,581 6,542
2007 2,603 6,496
2006 2,641 6,416
2005 2,693 6,309
2004 2,732 6,251
2003 2,780 6,172
2002 2,810 6,117
2001 2,844 6,067
2000 2,880 6,025
1990 3,477 5,075