What is the current population of Wellsburg?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Wellsburg is 2,530. Wellsburg, West Virginia is the 6,791st largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Wellsburg?

The peak population of Wellsburg was in 1990, when its population was 3,477. In 1990, Wellsburg was the 5,075th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 6,791st largest city in the US. Wellsburg is currently 27.2% smaller than it was in 1990.

How quickly is Wellsburg shrinking?

Wellsburg has shrunk 12.1% since the year 2000. Wellsburg, West Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 89% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 2,530 6,791
2018 2,559 6,725
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

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
6781 Selbyville, Delaware 2,540 47.4%
6782 Montpelier, Idaho 2,538 -8.7%
6783 Kalona, Iowa 2,537 10.2%
6784 Haw River, North Carolina 2,535 32.9%
6785 Milton, West Virginia 2,533 14.3%
6786 Spirit Lake, Idaho 2,533 80.7%
6787 Deerfield, Wisconsin 2,532 28.3%
6788 Piermont, New York 2,531 -3.1%
6789 New Hope, Pennsylvania 2,530 12.0%
6790 Rockledge, Pennsylvania 2,530 -1.8%
6791 Wellsburg, West Virginia 2,530 -12.1%
6792 Brookville, Indiana 2,529 -13.8%
6793 Lincolnville, South Carolina 2,529 174.2%
6794 Mohawk, New York 2,526 -4.8%
6795 Delmont, Pennsylvania 2,525 1.1%
6796 Fredericktown, Ohio 2,525 0.0%
6797 Rock Rapids, Iowa 2,522 -1.7%
6798 Lauderdale, Minnesota 2,521 5.5%
6799 Clinton, Arkansas 2,520 0.6%
6800 Sandusky, Michigan 2,520 -8.6%
6801 Sheridan, Illinois 2,520 4.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In West Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
4757 Grafton 4,982 -9.0%
4794 Keyser 4,915 -8.2%
5223 Barboursville 4,258 30.6%
5267 Westover 4,173 6.1%
5351 Point Pleasant 4,062 -12.2%
5503 Weston 3,857 -10.0%
5537 Lewisburg 3,807 5.3%
5653 Ravenswood 3,643 -9.5%
5963 Summersville 3,274 -0.4%
5978 Philippi 3,257 13.6%
6085 Ripley 3,159 -3.1%
6102 Pleasant Valley 3,141 1.5%
6105 Granville 3,140 303.0%
6180 Kingwood 3,057 0.2%
6278 Kenova 2,961 -15.9%
6366 Williamstown 2,869 -4.0%
6539 Fayetteville 2,720 -2.7%
6554 Follansbee 2,710 -12.6%
6608 Williamson 2,676 -20.8%
6611 Madison 2,673 -1.5%
6638 Petersburg 2,655 8.8%
6785 Milton 2,533 14.3%
6791 Wellsburg 2,530 -12.1%
6933 Moorefield 2,418 1.4%
6996 Chester 2,369 -8.4%
7019 Hinton 2,357 -17.6%
7030 Winfield 2,352 23.3%
7031 White Sulphur Springs 2,351 1.4%
7056 Paden City 2,336 -18.1%
7075 Bethlehem 2,321 -12.2%
7419 Shinnston 2,104 -8.0%
7555 Spencer 2,038 -13.6%
7580 Mannington 2,023 -4.5%
7713 Star City 1,948 42.8%
7775 Shepherdstown 1,911 59.1%
7789 Belington 1,902 6.4%
7903 Richwood 1,855 -24.8%
8075 St. Marys 1,772 -13.3%
8202 Stonewood 1,714 -5.4%
8250 McMechen 1,697 -11.9%
8259 Romney 1,695 -12.7%
8309 Harrisville 1,674 -9.0%
8321 Ronceverte 1,670 6.7%
8377 Welch 1,644 -38.0%
8504 Eleanor 1,587 16.0%
8528 Wayne 1,576 32.1%
8653 Salem 1,522 -27.3%
8661 Rainelle 1,520 -1.3%
8676 Nutter Fort 1,512 -9.9%
8683 Montgomery 1,508 -22.1%
8700 Terra Alta 1,500 2.7%
8781 Logan 1,470 -9.3%
8807 New Haven 1,464 -6.0%
8855 West Liberty 1,447 15.0%
8884 Glenville 1,434 -7.0%
8936 Chesapeake 1,414 -13.7%
9015 Parsons 1,391 -4.5%
9056 Glen Dale 1,371 -11.2%
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%

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