Population of Cities in West Virginia (2020)
West Virginia has a total population of over 1.8 million, making it the country’s 38th most populous state. Charleston, the state’s capital, has a population of 49,736 per 2017 estimates. Huntington doesn’t fall far behind with a total of 48,638 residents. There is a total of 14 cities with populations of more than 10,000, including Parkersburg, Morgantown, Wheeling, Weirton, Fairmont, and Martinsburg.
The state has a total of 80 incorporated cities. There are four that have populations of less than 1,000 people. These cities are Thomas in Tucker County, with a population of 564, War in McDowell County with a population of 793, Belmont in Pleasants County with a population of 903, and Cameron in Marshall County with a population of 915.
West Virginia has 0 cities with more than a million people, 0 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 13 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in West Virginia is Charleston, with a population of 47,293 people.