Weirton, West Virginia

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Population in 2013: 19,525 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.3%
 
Males: 9,397  (48.1%)
Females: 10,128  (51.9%)
Median resident age:  46.0 years
West Virginia median age:  41.7 years

Zip codes: 26062.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,629 (it was $35,212 in 2000)
Weirton:

$38,629
WV:

$41,253

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,701 (it was $18,853 in 2000)

Weirton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $90,104 (it was $71,800 in 2000)
Weirton:

$90,104
WV:

$103,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $107,089; Detached houses: $108,119; Townhouses or other attached units: $101,898; In 2-unit structures: $150,911; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $235,908

Median gross rent in 2013: $643.

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  • Races in Weirton, WV (2013)

    Weirton races chart
    • 18,17592.5%White alone
    • 8184.2%Black alone
    • 2951.5%Two or more races
    • 2981.5%Hispanic
    • 590.3%Asian alone
    • 60.03%American Indian alone

Races in Weirton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Weirton: 92.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (16.7%), Italian (16.4%), German (13.7%), English (8.3%), Polish (7.7%), United States (5.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 07/01/1947

Elevation: 800 feet

Land area: 17.9 square miles.

Population density: 1,093 people per square mile   (low).

Weirton,WV real estate house value index trend

Weirton, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Weirton:

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Weirton city:

  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 17.3%

461 residents are foreign born (2.0% Europe).

This city:

2.3%
West Virginia:

1.1%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 49 registered sex offenders living in Weirton, West Virginia as of July 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Weirton to the number of sex offenders is 398 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $618 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $513 (0.6%)

Weirton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (31.6 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (288.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Pottery Addition, OH (1.6 miles ), Paris, PA (1.8 miles ), Toronto, OH (2.0 miles ), Steubenville, OH (2.0 miles ), Follansbee, WV (2.3 miles ), Hooverson Heights, WV (2.4 miles ), Mingo Junction, OH (2.5 miles ), New Cumberland, WV (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $156,200
  • 1998: 16 buildings, average cost: $172,300
  • 1999: 41 buildings, average cost: $83,700
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $217,300
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $252,500
  • 2003: 24 buildings, average cost: $143,200
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $198,400
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $119,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.41 N, Longitude: 80.58 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Forged by Steel

Daytime population change due to commuting: +677 (+3.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,492 (41.6%)

Area code: 304

Weirton household income distribution Weirton home values distribution

Crime rates in Weirton by Year
Type 2001 2002 2007 2008 2009 2010 2012
Murders 0000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.05.30.0
Rapes 0200212
per 100,000 0.09.80.00.010.85.310.2
Robberies 8747652
per 100,000 39.334.420.937.532.326.710.2
Assaults 14131916151113
per 100,000 68.863.999.585.780.758.866.2
Burglaries 69754343254661
per 100,000 339.3368.8225.2230.4134.6245.8310.4
Thefts 283251161180207143231
per 100,000 1,391.51,234.1843.2964.61,114.3764.01,175.5
Auto thefts 161111207716
per 100,000 78.754.157.6107.237.737.481.4
Arson 5302041
per 100,000 24.614.80.010.70.021.45.1
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 295.1) 107.3106.577.488.488.282.496.1

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Crime rate in Weirton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 39 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.85
West Virginia average:

1.92
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.8%
West Virginia:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,732 (-7.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Weirton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Weirton, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Weirton, West Virginia average temperatures Weirton, West Virginia average precipitation Weirton, West Virginia humidity Weirton, West Virginia wind speed Weirton, West Virginia snowfall Weirton, West Virginia sunshine Weirton, West Virginia clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Weirton-area historical tornado activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 17% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 58.4 miles away from the Weirton city center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.0 miles away from the city center killed 9 people and injured 120 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Weirton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 75.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 88.0 miles away from Weirton center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 236.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 106.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 199.9 miles away from Weirton center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 236.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hancock County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Weirton topographic map

Birthplace of: Quincy Wilson - 2005 NFL player (Cincinnati Bengals, born: Apr 26, 1981), Gary Jeter - Player of football, Dana Williams - Baseball player, Jerry A. Hausman - Economist, Joe DeLong - Politician, Ron Williams (basketball) - Basketball player.

Main business address for: WEIRTON STEEL CORP (STEEL WORKS, BLAST FURNACES ROLLING MILLS (COKE OVENS)).

Hospitals and medical centers in Weirton:

  • NURSE CONSULTATION AND SERV AGCY HOSPICE (3336 WEST STREET)
  • WEIRTON MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Local, 601 COLLIERS WAY)
  • WEIRTON OSTEOPATHIC HOSPITAL (3045 PENNA AVE)
  • INTREPID USA HEALTHCARE SERVICES (3203 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE)
  • PROFESSIONAL HOME HEALTH AND HOME CARE (3559 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE)
  • WEIRTON MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH (601 S COLLIERS WAY)
  • WEIRTON GERIATRIC CENTER (2525 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE)

located in Weirton:

Operable nuclear power plants near Weirton:

  • 17 miles: Beaver Valley 1 and 2 in Shippingport, PA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Weirton:

  • Franciscan University of Steubenville (about 4 miles; Steubenville, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,572)
  • West Liberty University (about 18 miles; West Liberty, WV; FT enrollment: 2,728)
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 21 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • Robert Morris University (about 21 miles; Moon Township, PA; FT enrollment: 4,823)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 30 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 13,486)
  • Point Park University (about 31 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 3,525)
  • Duquesne University (about 31 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,211)

Public high school in Weirton:

Private high school in Weirton:

  • WEIRTON MADONNA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 148; Location: 150 MICHAEL WAY; Grades: 9 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Weirton:

Private elementary/middle schools in Weirton:

  • ST PAULS ELEMENTARY (Students: 246; Location: 140 WALNUT ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOSEPH THE WORKER GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 221; Location: 151 MICHAEL WAY; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Weirton

Library in Weirton:

  • MARY H. WEIR PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $614,556; Location: 3442 MAIN STREET; 119,862 books; 10 e-books; 7,754 audio materials; 3,119 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 12 state licensed databases; 149 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Weirton: Half Moon Industrial Park (A), Kmart Plaza (B), Williams Country Club Golf Course (C), Pleasant Valley Country Club Golf Course (D), Williams Country Club (E), Old Meridian Monument (F), Weirton Wastewater Treatment Plant (G), Weirton Shopping Plaza (H), Pleasant Valley Country Club (I), New Cumberland Junction (J), Mary H Weir Public Library (K), Weirton Heights Volunteer Fire Department (L), Weirton Area Ambulance And Rescue (M), Weirton Fire Department Marlin Heights Station (N), Weirton Fire Department Gilson Avenue Station (O), Weirton Fire Department County Road Station (P), Weirton Fire Department Headquarters (Q), Weirton City Hall (R). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Weirton: WEIRTON STEEL CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Weirton include: Kings Creek Chapel (A), All Saints Greek Orthodox Church (B), Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Greek Catholic Church (C), Beth Israel Synagogue (D), Church of the Nazarene (E), Cove United Presbyterian Church (F), First Christian Church (G), First United Methodist Church (H), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Chapel Hill Cemetery (1), Saint Pauls Cemetery (2), Three Springs Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Marrow Run (A), Alexanders Run (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Weirton: Margaret M Weir Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Tri Area Amusement CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3166 Main Street) (1), Holiday Lanes Family Fun Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3745 Main Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: AmeriHost Inn and Suites Weirt (1 Amerihost Drive) (1), Holiday Inn (350 Three Springs Drive) (2), Town House Motel (4147 Freedom Way) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hancock County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 98.5. This is worse than average.

City:

98.5
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.440. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.440
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 4.56. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.56
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.66. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.66
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00566. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00566
U.S.:

0.01468

Drinking water stations with addresses in Weirton and their reported violations in the past:

WEIRTON AREA WATER BOARD (Address: 116 DUBEY STREET , Population served: 22,694, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-15-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-18-2008), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-18-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-13-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-25-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-28-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-15-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-22-2008), St Formal NOV issued (APR-22-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-28-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-15-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAY-25-2007), St Public Notif received (DEC-13-2007), St Public Notif requested (JAN-16-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-16-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-15-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAY-25-2007), St Public Notif received (DEC-13-2007), St Public Notif requested (JAN-16-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-16-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-15-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAY-25-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-24-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-24-2007), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-19-2007), St Public Notif received (DEC-13-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-15-2008)
  • 2 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In DEC-30-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2014), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-27-2014)
  • 13 regular monitoring violations
OAKLAND PSD (Address: 768 CAROTHERS ROAD , Population served: 1,846, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
OAKLAND PSD GOLDEN KEY ACRES (Address: 768 CAROTHERS ROAD , Population served: 1,155, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between NOV-2013 and JAN-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-04-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-06-2014), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-06-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between NOV-2013 and JAN-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-04-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-06-2014), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-06-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2014), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-04-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2014), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-04-2014)
ROUTE 2 CAFE (Address: 4125 FREEDOM WAY , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.0%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.0% for Black residents, 45.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 81.8% for American Indian residents, 57.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.3%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.6%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Weirton in 2010:

  • 152 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Weirton in 2000:

  • 235 people in nursing homes
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Weirton, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Weirton compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Banks with branches in Weirton (2011 data):

  • United Bank: Three Springs Drive-In Branch at 109 Three Springs Drive, branch established on 1983/02/14; Main Street Branch at 3567 Main Street, branch established on 1986/11/03. Info updated 2007/09/20: Bank assets: $3,625.4 mil, Deposits: $3,023.8 mil, headquarters in Parkersburg, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 56 total offices, Holding Company: United Bankshares, Inc.
  • Wesbanco Bank, Inc.: Weirton Main Branch at 3265 Main Street, branch established on 1962/12/03; 333 Penco Road Branch at 333 Penco Road, branch established on 1912/01/10. Info updated 2009/04/02: Bank assets: $5,520.2 mil, Deposits: $4,394.5 mil, headquarters in Wheeling, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 115 total offices, Holding Company: Wesbanco, Inc.
  • Hancock County Savings Bank, F.S.B.: 375 Three Springs Drive Branch at 375 Three Springs Drive, branch established on 1899/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $312.7 mil, Deposits: $260.8 mil, headquarters in Chester, WV, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • The Huntington National Bank: Weirton Branch at 215 Three Springs Dr., branch established on 2003/11/03. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Weirton, West Virginia:

  • Comfort Inn Weirton, 1 Amerihost Dr, Weirton, WV 26062 , Phone: (304) 723-0050, Fax: (304) 723-6303
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites, 11 Amerihost Dr, Weirton, WV 26062 , Phone: (304) 723-0088, Fax: (304) 723-0788
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Weirton, West Virginia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
West Virginia average:

11.3

Weirton travel time to work - commute Weirton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (79%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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Religion statistics for Weirton city (based on Hancock County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7,7806
Evangelical Protestant4,40430
Mainline Protestant3,75819
Orthodox5632
Black Protestant1181
Other71
None14,046-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Hancock County:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Hancock County:

2.32 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Hancock County:

4.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

5.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.2%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Hancock County:

33.7%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.9%
State:

13.1%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$18,640$37,2800$0
Other Government Administration 17$32,811$23,1613$3,228
Judicial and Legal 4$9,137$27,4110$0
Police Protection - Officers 36$135,149$45,0500$0
Police - Other 3$7,251$29,0049$3,467
Firefighters 24$84,393$42,1970$0
Fire - Other 1$2,880$34,5600$0
Streets and Highways 28$66,936$28,6871$1,156
Health 1$2,119$25,4280$0
Solid Waste Management 6$14,057$28,11413$18,049
Sewerage 18$71,607$47,7380$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$5,531$33,1860$0
Water Supply 23$72,909$38,0393$4,297
Local Libraries 7$14,860$25,4748$4,840
Other and Unallocable 9$23,258$31,01130$9,832
Totals for Government 185$561,538$36,42467$44,869

Weirton government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $3,030,000 ($155.19)
    Regular Highways: $2,537,000 ($129.94)
    Financial Administration: $2,482,000 ($127.12)
    Central Staff Services: $2,367,000 ($121.23)
    Water Utilities: $2,221,000 ($113.75)
    Police Protection: $1,797,000 ($92.04)
    Sewerage: $1,617,000 ($82.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,359,000 ($69.60)
    General - Other: $998,000 ($51.11)
    Libraries: $979,000 ($50.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $939,000 ($48.09)
    Housing and Community Development: $396,000 ($20.28)
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,000 ($0.36)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $5,234,000 ($268.07)
    Corporate Bonds: $1,505,000 ($77.08)
    Benefit Payments: $1,323,000 ($67.76)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $604,000 ($30.93)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($0.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $487,000 ($24.94)
    Parking Facilities: $305,000 ($15.62)
    Water Utilities: $273,000 ($13.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $152,000 ($7.78)
    Housing and Community Development: $141,000 ($7.22)
    Libraries: $57,000 ($2.92)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,460,000 ($330.86)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $295,000 ($15.11)

Weirton government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $3,386,000 ($173.42)
    Sewerage: $1,967,000 ($100.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $971,000 ($49.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $462,000 ($23.66)
    Housing and Community Development: $21,000 ($1.08)
  • Employee Retirement - From Parent Local Government: $927,000 ($47.48)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $238,000 ($12.19)
    Local Employee Contribution: $177,000 ($9.07)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,028,000 ($103.87)
    General Revenue, NEC: $609,000 ($31.19)
    Fines and Forfeits: $120,000 ($6.15)
    Rents: $10,000 ($0.51)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,957,000 ($151.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,164,000 ($59.62)
    Highways: $648,000 ($33.19)
    Housing and Community Development: $563,000 ($28.83)
    General Local Government Support: $515,000 ($26.38)
    Sewerage: $134,000 ($6.86)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($0.10)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License, NEC: $2,656,000 ($136.03)
    Property: $2,596,000 ($132.96)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,246,000 ($63.82)
    Other License: $288,000 ($14.75)

Weirton government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $43,873,000 ($2247.02)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $43,823,000 ($2244.46)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,115,000 ($261.97)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,891,000 ($250.50)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $288,000 ($14.75)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $64,000 ($3.28)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $50,000 ($2.56)

Weirton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $4,053,000 ($207.58)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,868,000 ($351.75)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $43,823,000 ($2244.46)

4.85% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,939 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.85%
West Virginia average:

5.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jefferson County, OH  0.70% ($32,348 average AGI)
from Brooke County, WV  0.61% ($27,885)
from Columbiana County, OH  0.51% ($23,662)


5.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,798 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.07%
West Virginia average:

5.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jefferson County, OH  0.66% ($22,571 average AGI)
to Brooke County, WV  0.59% ($28,355)
to Columbiana County, OH  0.54% ($24,942)

Strongest AM radio stations in Weirton:

  • WDIG (950 AM; 1 kW; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WORLD WITNESS FOR CHRIST MINIST.,INC)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEIR (1430 AM; 1 kW; WEIRTON, WV)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSTV (1340 AM; 1 kW; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WKKX (1600 AM; 5 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKBN (570 AM; 5 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Weirton:

  • WOGH (103.5 FM; BURGETTSTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • W215BC (90.9 FM; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WOGF (104.3 FM; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVNP (89.9 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WBJV (88.9 FM; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WVBC (88.1 FM; BETHANY, WV; Owner: BETHANY COLLEGE)
  • WOVK (98.7 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEGW (107.5 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMXY (98.9 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDSY-FM (107.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WEEL (95.7 FM; SHADYSIDE, OH; Owner: OHIO VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCDK (106.3 FM; CADIZ, OH; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS OHIO, LLC)
  • WQXK (105.1 FM; SALEM, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WAMO-FM (106.7 FM; BEAVER FALLS, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC)

TV broadcast stations around Weirton:

  • W25CI (Channel 25; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W57BH (Channel 57; WEIRTON, WV; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTRF-TV (Channel 7; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WBGN-LP (Channel 59; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: BRUNO GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTG-LP (Channel 69; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WOUC-TV (Channel 44; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • W66BQ (Channel 66; BEAVER, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WQED (Channel 13; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Weirton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 41Number of bridges
  • 607m1,991ftTotal length
  • $30,926,000Total costs
  • 360,131Total average daily traffic
  • 32,599Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 101980-1989
  • 161990-1999
  • 42000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Weirton, WV
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Weirton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Weirton, WV)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 77 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Weirton)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Weirton)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED50$78,23658$98,489163$94,21661$58,8801$140,00023$52,7811$43,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$102,1531$75,0005$53,8002$39,5501$985,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$65,67513$82,04880$82,59417$23,6610$05$31,8860$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$62,5954$84,13353$112,0552$35,9400$00$01$69,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$58,2301$74,0004$47,8331$10,7400$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0206.00 , 0207.00, 0208.00, 0213.00, 0214.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$75,2864$112,9630$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$81,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$85,4060$01$41,990
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$90,0000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0206.00 , 0207.00, 0208.00, 0213.00, 0214.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 83
  • Hazardous Condition: 61
  • Service Call: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 10

Incident types - Weirton

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Weirton, WV
Most common first names in Weirton, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John45674.6 years
Mary41980.1 years
William22274.3 years
James20771.9 years
Joseph20575.6 years
George17973.9 years
Helen16179.2 years
Anna14880.9 years
Robert14668.7 years
Charles14674.3 years
Most common last names in Weirton, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones6172.9 years
Smith5576.0 years
Brown4274.9 years
Anderson4074.8 years
Miller3875.2 years
Thomas3572.8 years
Davis3276.7 years
Wilson2973.1 years
Moore2972.3 years
Thompson2975.4 years
Businesses in Weirton, WV
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts1Marriott1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets2
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Baymont Inn1Nike1
Blockbuster1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
Fashion Bug1Rite Aid1
FedEx3Sears1
GNC1Subway3
H&R Block2T-Mobile1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
Jones New York1UPS2
KFC1Walmart1
Kmart1Wendy's1
Kroger2
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