Weirton, West Virginia

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Population in 2017: 18,685 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.5%
 
Males: 8,901  (47.6%)
Females: 9,784  (52.4%)
Median resident age:

47.7 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 26062.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,543 (it was $35,212 in 2000)
Weirton:

$51,543
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,008 (it was $18,853 in 2000)

Weirton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $130,328 (it was $71,800 in 2000)
Weirton:

$130,328
WV:

$119,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $130,656; detached houses: $128,988; townhouses or other attached units: $114,323; in 2-unit structures: $42,841; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $118,547

Median gross rent in 2017: $684.

March 2019 cost of living index in Weirton: 91.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.6%
(15.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.8% for Black residents, 44.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Weirton, WV (2017)
    • 17,43291.8%White alone
    • 6623.5%Black alone
    • 4642.4%Two or more races
    • 2811.5%Hispanic
    • 520.3%Asian alone
    • 90.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 30.02%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 52 registered sex offenders living in Weirton, West Virginia as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Weirton is 368 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Weirton by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.8)
1
(5.3)
2
(10.2)
1
(5.1)
6
(31.1)
4
(21.0)
3
(15.9)
2
(10.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(20.9)
7
(37.5)
6
(32.3)
5
(26.7)
2
(10.2)
7
(35.9)
7
(36.3)
7
(36.7)
5
(26.5)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
19
(99.5)
16
(85.7)
15
(80.7)
11
(58.8)
13
(66.2)
10
(51.3)
10
(51.9)
11
(57.7)
13
(68.9)
7
(37.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
43
(225.2)
43
(230.4)
25
(134.6)
46
(245.8)
61
(310.4)
49
(251.6)
49
(254.2)
41
(215.0)
39
(206.7)
21
(113.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
161
(843.2)
180
(964.6)
207
(1,114)
143
(764.0)
231
(1,175)
219
(1,124)
249
(1,292)
152
(797.2)
134
(710.1)
137
(738.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(57.6)
20
(107.2)
7
(37.7)
7
(37.4)
16
(81.4)
11
(56.5)
9
(46.7)
16
(83.9)
15
(79.5)
8
(43.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.7)
0
(0.0)
4
(21.4)
1
(5.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.4)
5
(26.2)
2
(10.6)
4
(21.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)80.391.791.585.599.792.3129.893.083.757.1

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City-data.com crime index in Weirton, WV

Crime rate in Weirton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 37 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.83
West Virginia average:

2.58
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Ancestries: Italian (17.6%), American (13.3%), German (11.2%), Irish (9.2%), Polish (7.0%), English (6.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 07/01/1947

Elevation: 800 feet

Land area: 17.9 square miles.

Population density: 1,046 people per square mile   (low).

Weirton, West Virginia map

330 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.7%
West Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $768 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $619 (0.7%)

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 )

Latitude: 40.41 N, Longitude: 80.58 W

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

Daytime population change due to commuting: +585 (+3.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,783 (43.5%)

Area code: 304

Distribution of median household income in Weirton, WV in 2017
Distribution of house value in Weirton, WV in 2017
Weirton satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $294,800
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $278,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Weirton, WV residents
Average permit cost in Weirton, WV
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.3%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Historical population in Weirton, WV
Historical housing units in Weirton, WV
Most common industries in Weirton, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (20.0%)
  • Health care (12.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
  • Construction (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (34.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
  • Health care (3.8%)
  • Truck transportation (3.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.3%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Weirton, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Registered nurses (6.4%)
  • Cashiers (6.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.8%)

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

Weirton, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 80.7. This is about average.

City:

80.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2016 was 0.285. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.285
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 5.36. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.36
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.22. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.22
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 13.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.4
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00273. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00273
U.S.:

0.00984

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 Weirton 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 Weirton 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 Weirton center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 199.9 miles away from the city 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 (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

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 elementary/middle school in Weirton:

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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)

Points of interest:

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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

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

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

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
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Weirton:

Marital status in Weirton, WV
  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 45.8%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 16.6%

For population 25 years and over in Weirton:

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
West Virginia average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Weirton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Weirton, WV (based on Hancock County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

2.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.64 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

5.64 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

13.2%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

33.7%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hancock County:

16.9%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Weirton:

51.5%
State:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Weirton:

48.0%
West Virginia:

47.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.8%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.5%
West Virginia:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
Weirton:

35.7%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

56.0%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.5%
West Virginia:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Weirton, WV Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 33$143,937$52,3410$0
Streets and Highways 28$80,407$34,4601$1,395
Water Supply 25$85,145$40,8702$2,800
Firefighters 23$86,391$45,0740$0
Sewerage 18$76,003$50,6690$0
Other Government Administration 17$33,060$23,3363$4,144
Other and Unallocable 8$25,104$37,65628$9,313
Financial Administration 7$21,348$36,5970$0
Local Libraries 7$20,006$34,29610$6,297
Solid Waste Management 6$15,916$31,8329$11,693
Judicial and Legal 4$9,803$29,4090$0
Police - Other 3$7,694$30,7769$3,266
Fire - Other 1$3,055$36,6600$0
Welfare 1$2,124$25,4880$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$3,741$44,8920$0
Health 1$2,249$26,9880$0
Totals for Government 183$615,983$40,39262$38,908

Weirton government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $644,000 ($34.47)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $3,198,000 ($171.15)
    Police Protection: $3,161,000 ($169.17)
    Regular Highways: $3,141,000 ($168.10)
    Sewerage: $2,388,000 ($127.80)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,964,000 ($105.11)
    Central Staff Services: $1,948,000 ($104.25)
    Health - Other: $1,176,000 ($62.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,167,000 ($62.46)
    Libraries: $898,000 ($48.06)
    Financial Administration: $378,000 ($20.23)
    Public Welfare - Other: $45,000 ($2.41)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $5,258,000 ($281.40)
    Corporate Bonds: $1,833,000 ($98.10)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,665,000 ($89.11)
    Benefit Payments: $1,581,000 ($84.61)
    Other Investments - Other: $60,000 ($3.21)
    Withdrawals: $20,000 ($1.07)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $174,000 ($9.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $632,000 ($33.82)
    Water Utilities: $336,000 ($17.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $78,000 ($4.17)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,130,000 ($221.03)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $149,000 ($7.97)

Weirton government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $4,629,000 ($247.74)
    Sewerage: $3,279,000 ($175.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $483,000 ($25.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $165,000 ($8.83)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $248,000 ($13.27)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $233,000 ($12.47)
    From Other Governments: $108,000 ($5.78)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $614,000 ($32.86)
    Donations From Private Sources: $217,000 ($11.61)
    Fines and Forfeits: $141,000 ($7.55)
    Interest Earnings: $14,000 ($0.75)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,031,000 ($215.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,054,000 ($56.41)
    Other: $316,000 ($16.91)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,114,000 ($273.70)
    Property: $3,349,000 ($179.23)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,166,000 ($62.40)
    Other: $587,000 ($31.42)
    Other License: $222,000 ($11.88)

Weirton government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $21,730,000 ($1162.96)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $19,107,000 ($1022.58)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,685,000 ($839.44)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,587,000 ($727.16)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,233,000 ($173.03)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,623,000 ($140.38)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,226,000 ($65.61)

Weirton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $2,248,000 ($120.31)
    Total Federal Securities: $389,000 ($20.82)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,232,000 ($708.16)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,107,000 ($1022.58)

4.85% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,298 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.85%
West Virginia average:

5.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Brooke County, WV  1.06% ($40,092 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, OH  0.57% ($45,543)
from Allegheny County, PA  0.43% ($37,075)


5.84% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($32,798 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
West Virginia average:

5.62%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Brooke County, WV  1.30% ($35,938 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, OH  0.66% ($34,512)
to Columbiana County, OH  0.62% ($33,117)
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

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
See more detailed statistics of Weirton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 44Number of bridges
  • 1,086ft / 331mTotal length
  • $13,620,000Total costs
  • 420,122Total average daily traffic
  • 37,551Total average daily truck traffic
  • 332,846Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Weirton, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 101980-1989
  • 191990-1999
  • 72000-2009
  • 32010-2018
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: 39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Weirton, WV)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (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: 90 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Weirton)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 12 (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 in Weirton, WV
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Weirton, WV - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 75. The highest number of reported fires - 114 took place in 2012, and the least - 30 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Weirton, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (46.9%), and Outside Fires (31.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Weirton, WV
    • 56046.9%Structure Fires
    • 37131.0%Outside Fires
    • 20417.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 605.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Weirton, WV

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

  • Comfort Inn Weirton, 1 Amerihost Dr, Weirton, West Virginia 26062 , Phone: (304) 723-0050, Fax: (304) 723-6303
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites, 11 Amerihost Dr, Weirton, West Virginia 26062 , Phone: (304) 723-0088, Fax: (304) 723-0788
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Weirton, West Virginia
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Weirton, WV
  • 88.5%Utility gas
  • 8.1%Electricity
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Weirton, WV
  • 56.8%Utility gas
  • 39.2%Electricity
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Other fuel


Weirton compared to West Virginia state average:

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