Latest Data (2018)
Population 12,257
Nationwide Rank 2655

Quick Facts

West Plains, Missouri is the 2,655th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

West Plains, Missouri is a city.

West Plains, Missouri is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 West Plains had its largest population ever.

West Plains, Missouri is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 61% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

West Plains, Missouri Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
2645 Harrison, Wisconsin 12,305
2646 Kelso, Washington 12,303 3.6%
2647 Mandeville, Louisiana 12,288 16.0%
2648 Cambridge, Maryland 12,285 10.5%
2649 Fortuna, California 12,280 16.8%
2650 Beatrice, Nebraska 12,274 -2.2%
2651 Blue Ash, Ohio 12,274 -1.9%
2652 Santaquin, Utah 12,274 136.0%
2653 Artesia, New Mexico 12,268 14.0%
2654 Ottawa, Kansas 12,267 2.3%
2655 West Plains, Missouri 12,257 12.0%
2656 Coldwater, Michigan 12,250 17.7%
2657 Gladstone, Oregon 12,244 6.8%
2658 Eatontown, New Jersey 12,242 -12.8%
2659 South Charleston, West Virginia 12,240 -9.7%
2660 Northlake, Illinois 12,235 3.0%
2661 Canton, Mississippi 12,232 -5.3%
2662 Ringwood, New Jersey 12,226 -1.5%
2663 South Miami, Florida 12,219 14.2%
2664 Somerville, New Jersey 12,202 -1.0%
2665 Cottonwood, Arizona 12,199 29.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In Missouri

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1607 Belton 23,598 7.6%
1645 Webster Groves 22,889 -1.5%
1700 Nixa 21,868 76.0%
1705 Raymore 21,784 93.2%
1711 Sedalia 21,718 6.8%
1756 Arnold 21,073 5.5%
1780 Ferguson 20,730 -7.3%
1801 Rolla 20,390 23.6%
1811 Warrensburg 20,262 23.4%
1817 Ozark 20,188 96.7%
1921 Farmington 18,843 34.7%
1932 Creve Coeur 18,717 11.6%
1977 Manchester 18,172 -5.1%
2034 Kirksville 17,566 1.5%
2042 Hannibal 17,533 -1.2%
2079 Poplar Bluff 17,043 0.4%
2092 Clayton 16,826 5.5%
2128 Republic 16,510 83.5%
2161 Lake St. Louis 16,230 58.5%
2174 Sikeston 16,108 -5.0%
2226 Overland 15,637 -6.9%
2285 Jackson 14,994 24.9%
2305 Lebanon 14,807 19.7%
2309 Carthage 14,763 15.9%
2314 Jennings 14,707 -4.8%
2361 Grain Valley 14,277 166.9%
2386 Washington 14,055 5.5%
2449 Moberly 13,610 -0.9%
2485 Dardenne Prairie 13,360 195.7%
2553 Marshall 12,934 1.8%
2585 St. Ann 12,709 -5.7%
2593 Fulton 12,635 3.6%
2620 Troy 12,456 81.5%
2655 West Plains 12,257 12.0%
2693 Neosho 12,051 13.5%
2695 Festus 12,046 22.5%
2719 Webb City 11,887 20.4%
2726 Crestwood 11,850 -0.1%
2751 Union 11,715 51.7%
2756 Maryville 11,687 9.5%
2766 Excelsior Springs 11,646 7.0%
2771 Bridgeton 11,600 -25.3%
2776 Branson 11,567 66.4%
2784 Mexico 11,527 2.0%
2853 Town and Country 11,140 2.4%
2867 Bolivar 11,038 19.6%
2914 Eureka 10,759 38.3%
2978 Kearney 10,457 85.3%
2979 Bellefontaine Neighbors 10,456 -5.6%
3032 Smithville 10,249 83.4%
3049 Kennett 10,182 -9.4%
3066 Harrisonville 10,088 11.5%
3106 Ellisville 9,872 8.5%
3147 Cameron 9,703 -0.9%
3153 Chillicothe 9,673 7.8%
3253 Monett 9,118 17.6%
3296 Clinton 8,947 -4.1%
3309 Berkeley 8,897 -11.4%
3376 Des Peres 8,662 0.7%
3385 Pleasant Hill 8,639 53.3%
3386 Ladue 8,635 2.6%
3411 Richmond Heights 8,552 -10.7%
3417 Park Hills 8,515 8.0%
3425 Sunset Hills 8,480 2.4%
3437 Perryville 8,440 9.3%
3450 Boonville 8,403 1.8%
3509 Nevada 8,254 -3.8%
3531 Warrenton 8,208 51.1%
3541 Oak Grove 8,182 46.3%
3545 Carl Junction 8,153 52.1%
3560 Maplewood 8,099 -12.0%
3594 Brentwood 7,998 4.1%
3649 Dexter 7,864 4.1%
3660 Olivette 7,832 5.0%
3763 Marshfield 7,463 29.4%
3766 Aurora 7,460 5.8%
3840 Pacific 7,236 8.9%
3882 Sullivan 7,108 11.5%
3903 Bonne Terre 7,063 74.7%
3936 Parkville 6,949 65.8%
3942 Black Jack 6,935 1.0%
3975 Valley Park 6,808 4.5%
4139 St. John 6,374 -7.0%
4147 De Soto 6,359 -1.8%
4180 Battlefield 6,267 151.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 12,257 2,655
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