Latest Data (2017)
Population 2,998
Nationwide Rank 6225

Quick Facts

Wise, Virginia is the 6,225th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Wise, Virginia is a town.

Wise, Virginia is currently 8.8% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Wise, Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 85% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
6215 Bellows Falls, Vermont 3,011 -4.5%
6216 Afton, Minnesota 3,010 5.6%
6217 Genoa City, Wisconsin 3,010 51.0%
6218 Kenova, West Virginia 3,007 -14.5%
6219 Mineral Springs, North Carolina 3,007 62.3%
6220 Hamilton, Texas 3,004 -2.6%
6221 Leesburg, Georgia 3,004 26.2%
6222 Jefferson, Ohio 3,003 -15.8%
6223 Cut Bank, Montana 2,998 -3.0%
6224 Oostburg, Wisconsin 2,998 12.6%
6225 Wise, Virginia 2,998 -8.5%
6226 North Barrington, Illinois 2,997 0.9%
6227 Ferrysburg, Michigan 2,996 -1.5%
6228 Oakland, Florida 2,996 199.6%
6229 Woodbury Heights, New Jersey 2,996 0.3%
6230 Lake Delton, Wisconsin 2,995 46.5%
6231 Greenfield, Minnesota 2,992 16.2%
6232 Eatonville, Washington 2,991 42.9%
6233 Baltimore, Ohio 2,989 5.0%
6234 Wellton, Arizona 2,989 59.8%
6235 Winnebago, Illinois 2,989 0.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
4402 Marion 5,659 -10.7%
4454 Covington 5,531 -12.1%
4551 Richlands 5,325 -8.5%
4575 Emporia 5,282 -6.7%
4587 Big Stone Gap 5,263 -8.5%
4600 Dumfries 5,230 5.9%
4608 Woodstock 5,212 29.7%
4736 Orange 4,978 20.5%
4836 Luray 4,817 -1.0%
4853 Rocky Mount 4,764 5.1%
4883 Bluefield 4,714 -11.6%
5094 South Hill 4,377 -3.8%
5125 Berryville 4,338 44.5%
5197 Tazewell 4,240 -4.6%
5415 Norton 3,936 1.4%
5454 Broadway 3,880 73.4%
5680 Colonial Beach 3,579 11.2%
5697 Clifton Forge 3,565 -16.6%
5804 Altavista 3,422 0.0%
5832 Blackstone 3,396 -8.4%
5909 West Point 3,312 15.4%
6007 Lebanon 3,214 -2.3%
6225 Wise 2,998 -8.5%
6336 Chincoteague 2,888 -33.2%
6374 Elkton 2,844 7.9%
6427 Grottoes 2,795 28.6%
6534 Windsor 2,716 19.0%
6610 Pearisburg 2,661 -2.7%
6618 Hillsville 2,654 -6.4%
6623 Dublin 2,649 17.7%
6627 Timberville 2,645 31.2%
6899 Tappahannock 2,421 13.3%
7040 Shenandoah 2,323 -0.4%
7181 New Market 2,237 28.8%
7185 Chase City 2,234 -8.7%
7231 Amherst 2,199 -2.1%
7275 Crewe 2,171 -8.7%
7419 Mount Jackson 2,093 10.8%
7492 Lovettsville 2,054 131.3%
7603 Stephens City 1,999 48.4%
7607 Waverly 1,997 -13.2%
7674 Narrows 1,960 -7.5%
7713 Saltville 1,942 -11.8%
7780 Gate City 1,907 -12.8%
7787 Coeburn 1,901 -5.7%
8047 Appomattox 1,778 1.2%
8115 Pennington Gap 1,749 -4.0%
8170 Chilhowie 1,729 -5.3%
8200 Haymarket 1,715 87.8%
8315 Louisa 1,663 18.4%
8332 Stanley 1,655 4.8%
8355 Victoria 1,642 -9.4%
8447 Dayton 1,606 19.0%
8480 Gordonsville 1,591 5.9%
8481 Appalachia 1,590 -13.2%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 2,998 6,225
2016 3,083 6,129
2015 3,119 6,085
2014 3,144 6,043
2013 3,232 5,941
2012 3,260 5,907
2011 3,277 5,889
2010 3,286 5,860
2009 3,228 5,829
2008 3,228 5,806
2007 3,231 5,796
2006 3,237 5,756
2005 3,243 5,728
2004 3,241 5,720
2003 3,239 5,692
2002 3,250 5,666
2001 3,254 5,645
2000 3,279 5,605
1990 3,214 5,329