What is the largest city in West Virginia?

The largest city in West Virginia is Charleston, with a population of 46,536. Charleston is the 843rd largest city in the US. The second largest city is Huntington, with a population of 45,110, and is the 860th largest city in the US.

What is the fastest growing city in West Virginia?

Among the 100 largest cities in West Virginia, the fastest growing city is Granville, whose population has grown 303.0% since the year 2000.

What is the fastest shrinking city in West Virginia?

Among the 100 largest cities in West Virginia, the fastest shrinking city is Welch, whose population has declined 38.0% since the year 2000. Welch's peak populuation was 3,120 in the year 1990, and it's current population of 1,644 represents a 47.3% decline from it's peak. Welch was once the 5,401st largest city in the US, but it's now the 8,377th largest.

US Pop
Rank
City 2019 Population
843 Charleston 46,536
860 Huntington 45,110
1257 Morgantown 30,549
1308 Parkersburg 29,306
1443 Wheeling 26,430
1964 Fairmont 18,388
1973 Weirton 18,266
2054 Martinsburg 17,454
2209 Beckley 15,940
2274 Clarksburg 15,225
2703 South Charleston 12,047
3059 Vienna 10,124
3108 St. Albans 9,918
3166 Bluefield 9,629
3331 Bridgeport 8,842
3522 Moundsville 8,252
3575 Oak Hill 8,098
3904 Dunbar 7,093
3932 Elkins 6,990
4132 Hurricane 6,430
4155 Nitro 6,373
4271 Charles Town 6,029
4421 Princeton 5,675
4541 Buckhannon 5,394
4623 Ranson corporation 5,239
4684 New Martinsville 5,118
4757 Grafton 4,982
4794 Keyser 4,915
5223 Barboursville 4,258
5267 Westover 4,173
5351 Point Pleasant 4,062
5503 Weston 3,857
5537 Lewisburg 3,807
5653 Ravenswood 3,643
5963 Summersville 3,274
5978 Philippi 3,257
6085 Ripley 3,159
6102 Pleasant Valley 3,141
6105 Granville 3,140
6180 Kingwood 3,057
6278 Kenova 2,961
6366 Williamstown 2,869
6539 Fayetteville 2,720
6554 Follansbee 2,710
6608 Williamson 2,676
6611 Madison 2,673
6638 Petersburg 2,655
6785 Milton 2,533
6791 Wellsburg 2,530
6933 Moorefield 2,418
6996 Chester 2,369
7019 Hinton 2,357
7030 Winfield 2,352
7031 White Sulphur Springs 2,351
7056 Paden City 2,336
7075 Bethlehem 2,321
7419 Shinnston 2,104
7555 Spencer 2,038
7580 Mannington 2,023
7713 Star City 1,948
7775 Shepherdstown 1,911
7789 Belington 1,902
7903 Richwood 1,855
8075 St. Marys 1,772
8202 Stonewood 1,714
8250 McMechen 1,697
8259 Romney 1,695
8309 Harrisville 1,674
8321 Ronceverte 1,670
8377 Welch 1,644
8504 Eleanor 1,587
8528 Wayne 1,576
8653 Salem 1,522
8661 Rainelle 1,520
8676 Nutter Fort 1,512
8683 Montgomery 1,508
8700 Terra Alta 1,500
8781 Logan 1,470
8807 New Haven 1,464
8855 West Liberty 1,447
8884 Glenville 1,434
8936 Chesapeake 1,414
9015 Parsons 1,391
9056 Glen Dale 1,371
9067 Marmet 1,366
9180 Mullens 1,325
9239 Ansted 1,305
9311 Sistersville 1,282
9316 Barrackville 1,279
9322 Benwood 1,278
9337 Mount Hope 1,274
9343 Ceredo 1,273
9381 Mabscott 1,263
9390 Buffalo 1,260
9486 Sophia 1,231
9574 Oceana 1,204
9769 Monongah 1,149
9850 Belle 1,126
9855 Alderson 1,125
9933 Clendenin 1,100

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