Living in Weirton, WV

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Weirton SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
5
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
8

Weirton, WV Crime Report

175
Total Crimes
943.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
-63.25%
Below National Average

Weirton, WV Cost Of Living

88
Weirton's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Weirton, West Virginia Info Snack

Weirton (pron. WEER-ton) is a city in Brooke and Hancock counties in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Located primarily in Hancock County, the city lies in the northern portions of the state's Northern Panhandle region. As of the 2010 census, the city's population was 19,746. It is a principal city within the Weirton-Steubenville Metropolitan Area, which had a population of 124,454 residents, and by extension part of the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area.
Population
18,894
Unemployment
6.4%
Poverty
13.7%
Median Home
$94,900
Median Income
$48,775
Median Rent
$698

Weirton, WV Photos

Rankings for Weirton in West Virginia

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Map Of Weirton, WV

Population over time in Weirton

Year Population % Change
2017 18,894 -1.0%
2016 19,081 -1.2%
2015 19,307 -0.6%
2014 19,432 -0.5%
2013 19,523 -0.6%
2012 19,634 -0.2%
2011 19,664 -0.3%
2010 19,719 -0.2%
2009 19,753 -
Crime/100k Weirton WV USA
Violent Crime 48.5 289.9 368.9
Murder 0.0 3.7 5.0
Robbery 0.0 31.7 86.2
Aggravated Assault 37.8 218.5 246.8
Property Crime 895.3 1485.6 2199.5
Burglary 113.3 296.5 376.0
Larceny 738.9 1049.6 1594.6
Car Theft 43.1 139.5 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Weirton

White
91.7% (17,324)
African American
3.0% (569)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.7% (138)
Hawaiian
0.3% (48)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.8% (521)
Hispanic
1.6% (294)
Race Weirton WV USA
White 91.7% 92.1% 61.1%
African American 3.0% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.7% 0.8% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.8% 1.6% 2.4%
Hispanic 1.6% 1.5% 17.8%

Household Income For Weirton, West Virginia

Less than $10,000
6.1% (115,823)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.4% (101,749)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.3% (233,262)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.0% (227,032)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.6% (294,634)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.1% (398,229)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.0% (226,571)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.9% (205,575)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.0% (36,915)
$200,000 or more
2.6% (49,605)
Income Weirton WV USA
Less than $10,000 6.1% 9.0% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.4% 6.2% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.3% 13.2% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.0% 11.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.6% 14.4% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.1% 17.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.0% 11.0% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.9% 10.7% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.0% 3.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 2.6% 2.7% 7.0%

Gender in Weirton

Female
52.0% (9,817)
Male
48.0% (9,077)
Gender Weirton WV USA
Female 52.0% 50.6% 50.8%
Male 48.0% 49.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Weirton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (377)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (1,133)
High School / GED
35.0% (6,612)
Some College
23.0% (4,345)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (2,078)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (2,834)
Master's Degree
5.0% (944)
Professional Degree
2.0% (377)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (188)
Education Weirton WV USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 35.0% 41.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 19.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 12.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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