Latest Data (2017)
Population 12,248
Nationwide Rank 2647

Quick Facts

West Plains, Missouri is the 2,647th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

West Plains, Missouri is a city.

West Plains, Missouri is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 West Plains had its largest population ever.

West Plains, Missouri is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 64% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

West Plains, Missouri Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2637 Beatrice, Nebraska 12,295 -2.0%
2638 Fernandina Beach, Florida 12,292 14.7%
2639 South Miami, Florida 12,281 14.8%
2640 Palmer Town, Massachusetts 12,279
2641 Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey 12,277 5.3%
2642 Abbeville, Louisiana 12,272 3.0%
2643 Woodward, Oklahoma 12,268 3.9%
2644 Sylacauga, Alabama 12,264 -5.7%
2645 Shepherdsville, Kentucky 12,260 44.0%
2646 Irmo, South Carolina 12,250 8.7%
2647 West Plains, Missouri 12,248 12.0%
2648 Waconia, Minnesota 12,232 75.4%
2649 Escanaba, Michigan 12,223 -6.8%
2650 Holly Hill, Florida 12,218 0.0%
2651 Haverstraw, New York 12,216 20.8%
2652 Port Lavaca, Texas 12,212 2.0%
2653 Gladstone, Oregon 12,207 6.5%
2654 Blue Ash, Ohio 12,199 -2.5%
2655 Fortuna, California 12,191 15.9%
2656 Brookhaven, Mississippi 12,173 -6.0%
2657 Freeport, Texas 12,169 -4.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In Missouri

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1598 Belton 23,480 7.0%
1631 Webster Groves 22,886 -1.5%
1707 Sedalia 21,568 6.0%
1722 Nixa 21,321 71.6%
1729 Raymore 21,167 87.8%
1735 Arnold 21,113 5.7%
1766 Ferguson 20,728 -7.3%
1801 Rolla 20,293 23.1%
1811 Warrensburg 20,168 22.9%
1826 Ozark 19,905 93.9%
1923 Creve Coeur 18,702 11.5%
1951 Farmington 18,425 31.7%
1975 Manchester 18,112 -5.4%
2020 Hannibal 17,590 -0.9%
2030 Kirksville 17,536 1.3%
2063 Poplar Bluff 17,070 0.6%
2084 Clayton 16,805 5.4%
2142 Republic 16,294 81.1%
2157 Sikeston 16,155 -4.7%
2185 Lake St. Louis 15,936 55.6%
2201 Overland 15,708 -6.5%
2279 Jackson 14,932 24.4%
2302 Jennings 14,674 -5.0%
2309 Lebanon 14,611 18.1%
2339 Carthage 14,350 12.7%
2378 Grain Valley 13,996 161.7%
2384 Washington 13,966 4.8%
2414 Moberly 13,783 0.3%
2475 Dardenne Prairie 13,310 194.5%
2548 Fulton 12,844 5.3%
2570 St. Ann 12,737 -5.4%
2574 Marshall 12,708 0.0%
2647 West Plains 12,248 12.0%
2681 Festus 12,034 22.4%
2683 Neosho 12,031 13.4%
2685 Troy 12,015 75.0%
2707 Crestwood 11,870 0.0%
2728 Maryville 11,757 10.1%
2749 Bridgeton 11,648 -25.0%
2765 Excelsior Springs 11,560 6.2%
2770 Union 11,524 49.3%
2772 Mexico 11,506 1.9%
2777 Branson 11,467 65.0%
2802 Webb City 11,334 14.8%
2846 Town and Country 11,115 2.1%
2878 Bolivar 10,885 18.0%
2928 Bellefontaine Neighbors 10,628 -4.0%
2939 Eureka 10,574 35.9%
2976 Kennett 10,399 -7.4%
3044 Harrisonville 10,103 11.7%
3054 Kearney 10,049 78.1%
3111 Smithville 9,798 75.3%
3118 Ellisville 9,770 7.3%
3119 Cameron 9,761 -0.3%
3131 Chillicothe 9,668 7.8%
3273 Monett 8,969 15.7%
3285 Berkeley 8,920 -11.2%
3289 Clinton 8,911 -4.5%
3380 Ladue 8,612 2.4%
3385 Des Peres 8,573 -0.2%
3390 Park Hills 8,557 8.5%
3395 Pleasant Hill 8,545 51.6%
3410 Sunset Hills 8,492 2.5%
3417 Perryville 8,460 9.6%
3429 Boonville 8,423 2.1%
3443 Richmond Heights 8,369 -12.6%
3499 Warrenton 8,235 51.6%
3531 Nevada 8,149 -5.0%
3550 Maplewood 8,115 -11.9%
3551 Oak Grove 8,112 45.1%
3579 Brentwood 7,998 4.1%
3620 Carl Junction 7,864 46.7%
3624 Dexter 7,844 3.8%
3626 Olivette 7,832 5.0%
3750 Aurora 7,481 6.1%
3792 Marshfield 7,344 27.3%
3830 Bonne Terre 7,256 79.5%
3841 Pacific 7,211 8.5%
3860 Sullivan 7,147 12.1%
3926 Black Jack 6,927 0.9%
3934 Valley Park 6,902 5.9%
3977 Parkville 6,772 61.5%
4122 De Soto 6,381 -1.5%
4127 St. John 6,365 -7.2%
4201 Battlefield 6,138 146.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 12,248 2,647
2016 12,320 2,630
2015 12,285 2,616
2014 12,275 2,599
2013 12,268 2,593
2012 12,270 2,572
2011 12,162 2,574
2010 11,986 2,589
2009 12,003 2,576
2008 11,969 2,568
2007 11,633 2,584
2006 11,484 2,580
2005 11,273 2,589
2004 11,008 2,621
2003 10,939 2,623
2002 10,857 2,629
2001 10,876 2,607
2000 10,935 2,574
1990 9,522 2,560