West Virginia Census Data

Data for West Virginia show that the five most populous incorporated places and their 2010 Census counts are Charleston, 51,400; Huntington, 49,138; Parkersburg, 31,492, Morgantown, 29,660; and Wheeling, 28,486. Charleston decreased by 3.8 percent since the 2000 Census. Huntington decreased by 4.5 percent, Parkersburg decreased by 4.9 percent, Morgantown grew by 10.6 percent, and Wheeling decreased by 9.3 percent.

The largest county is Kanawha, with a population of 193,063. Its population decreased by 3.5 percent since 2000. The other counties in the top five include Berkeley, with a population of 104,169 (increase of 37.2 percent); Cabell, 96,319 (decrease of 0.5 percent); Monongalia, 96,189 (increase of 17.5 percent); and Wood, 86,956 (decrease of 1.2 percent). Read More »