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Wheeling, West Virginia Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $96,809 (it was $67,300 in 2000)
Wheeling:

$96,809
West Virginia:

$103,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,656 - $154,949

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $136,532
Here:

$136,532
State:

$146,543

Townhouses or other attached units: $87,494
Here:

$87,494
State:

$136,766

In 2-unit structures: $144,263
Here:

$144,263
State:

$206,201

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $152,427
Here:

$152,427
State:

$117,885

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $113,550
Here:

$113,550
State:

$163,589

Mobile homes: $43,233
Here:

$43,233
State:

$42,329
Median year house/condo built: 1945

Median year apartment built: 1954

Household type by relationship:

Households: 29,662

Size of family households: 3,737 2-persons, 1,811 3-persons, 1,403 4-persons, 609 5-persons, 232 6-persons, 51 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,232 1-person, 581 2-persons, 48 3-persons, 9 4-persons.

3,984 married couples with children.
1,875 single-parent households (328 men, 1,547 women).

95.9% of residents of Wheeling speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 30% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 38% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (53% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 517 (1.7%)
(56.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.2
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.0
State:

4.5

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Wheeling, West Virginia:

  • 7no bedroom
  • 3091 bedroom
  • 2,3282 bedrooms
  • 4,0883 bedrooms
  • 1,4084 bedrooms
  • 4025+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wheeling, West Virginia:

  • 251no bedroom
  • 2,0271 bedroom
  • 1,7782 bedrooms
  • 8373 bedrooms
  • 1634 bedrooms
  • 545+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Wheeling in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 730no vehicle
  • 3,2391 vehicle
  • 3,5862 vehicles
  • 7683 vehicles
  • 1514 vehicles
  • 685+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Wheeling in renter-occupied apartments

  • 1,933no vehicle
  • 2,3861 vehicle
  • 6362 vehicles
  • 1053 vehicles
  • 214 vehicles
  • 295+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wheeling, West Virginia:

  • 71 room
  • 332 rooms
  • 923 rooms
  • 6914 rooms
  • 1,7115 rooms
  • 2,5586 rooms
  • 1,4037 rooms
  • 9928 rooms
  • 1,0559+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wheeling, West Virginia:

  • 1951 room
  • 5682 rooms
  • 1,1723 rooms
  • 1,2374 rooms
  • 9735 rooms
  • 5586 rooms
  • 1807 rooms
  • 1448 rooms
  • 839+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Wheeling, WV household income distribution

  • Wheeling, WV household income distribution
  • 2,536Less than $10,000
  • 1,626$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,049$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,189$20,000 to $24,999
  • 878$25,000 to $29,999
  • 936$30,000 to $34,999
  • 712$35,000 to $39,999
  • 752$40,000 to $44,999
  • 521$45,000 to $49,999
  • 961$50,000 to $59,999
  • 903$60,000 to $74,999
  • 911$75,000 to $99,999
  • 288$100,000 to $124,999
  • 109$125,000 to $149,999
  • 130$150,000 to $199,999
  • 212$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Wheeling, WV

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Wheeling, WV
  • 143Less than $10,000
  • 176$10,000 to $14,999
  • 83$15,000 to $19,999
  • 255$20,000 to $24,999
  • 118$25,000 to $29,999
  • 242$30,000 to $34,999
  • 206$35,000 to $39,999
  • 395$40,000 to $49,999
  • 437$50,000 to $59,999
  • 456$60,000 to $69,999
  • 499$70,000 to $79,999
  • 642$80,000 to $89,999
  • 576$90,000 to $99,999
  • 892$100,000 to $124,999
  • 516$125,000 to $149,999
  • 776$150,000 to $174,999
  • 352$175,000 to $199,999
  • 342$200,000 to $249,999
  • 325$250,000 to $299,999
  • 333$300,000 to $399,999
  • 108$400,000 to $499,999
  • 43$500,000 to $749,999
  • 28$1,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Wheeling, WV

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Wheeling, WV
  • 126Less than $100
  • 78$100 to $149
  • 357$150 to $199
  • 386$200 to $249
  • 238$250 to $299
  • 418$300 to $349
  • 533$350 to $399
  • 355$400 to $449
  • 415$450 to $499
  • 448$500 to $549
  • 312$550 to $599
  • 239$600 to $649
  • 158$650 to $699
  • 171$700 to $749
  • 51$750 to $799
  • 23$800 to $899
  • 81$900 to $999
  • 51$1,000 to $1,249
  • 16$1,250 to $1,499
  • 15$2,000 or more
  • 357No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1281995 to March 2000
  • 481990 to 1994
  • 611985 to 1989
  • 201980 to 1984
  • 421975 to 1979
  • 251970 to 1974
  • 411965 to 1969
  • 152Before 1965
Wheeling commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 778
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,603
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 2,971
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 2,525
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,302
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 296
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 604
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 115
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 229
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 341
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 382
  • 90 or more minutes: 262
Wheeling, WV Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 74.5%
Number of people working at home: 394 (3.1% of all workers)

Wheeling mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 9,744 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 1,273 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 280 (2%)
  • Taxi: 12 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 6 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 21 (0%)
  • Walked: 955 (7%)
  • Other means: 117 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 394 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 6,039
 Irish: 3,458
 English: 2,383
 Other groups: 2,156
 Italian: 2,015
 United States or American: 1,981
 Polish: 1,606
 Scotch-Irish: 692
 Greek: 533
 Arab:: 449
 Lebanese: 377
 Scottish: 353
 Hungarian: 317
 French (except Basque): 306
 Welsh: 263
 Dutch: 234
 European: 214
 Slovak: 139
 Ukrainian: 136
 British: 128
 Northern European: 100
 Russian: 100
 Croatian: 81
 Swiss: 74
 Czech: 73
 Czechoslovakian: 65
 Slavic: 55
 Austrian: 54
 Subsaharan African:: 48
 African: 48
 Swedish: 42
 Yugoslavian: 41
 Belgian: 34
 Lithuanian: 32
 Romanian: 29
 Iraqi: 27
 Iranian: 23
 Slovene: 22
 Egyptian: 20
 Syrian: 18
 Danish: 17
 French Canadian: 16
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 11
 Jordanian: 7
 Maltese: 6
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 6
 Serbian: 5
 Australian: 5
 Eastern European: 5
 Dutch West Indian: 5
 Canadian: 3
 Pennsylvania German: 3

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 20%India
  • 9%Italy
  • 8%United Kingdom
  • 7%Philippines
  • 7%Japan
  • 7%Canada
  • 5%Germany

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

61% of Wheeling residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 38% lived in West Virginia.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 82
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 20
  • 5th and 6th grade: 90
  • 7th and 8th grade: 383
  • 9th grade: 305
  • 10th grade: 310
  • 11th grade: 258
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 227
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,278
  • Less than 1 year of college: 530
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,126
  • Associate degree: 412
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,418
  • Master's degree: 655
  • Professional school degree: 384
  • Doctorate degree: 150

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 128
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 17
  • 5th and 6th grade: 93
  • 7th and 8th grade: 634
  • 9th grade: 315
  • 10th grade: 375
  • 11th grade: 331
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 400
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,639
  • Less than 1 year of college: 875
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,452
  • Associate degree: 581
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,499
  • Master's degree: 732
  • Professional school degree: 203
  • Doctorate degree: 65

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 10.5%Males
  • 7.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 24.3%Males
  • 14.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 11.8%Males
  • 13.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 8.9%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 14.6%Males
  • 7.3%Females
Wheeling marital status for males
Wheeling marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

Median worth of mobile homes: $18,440

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 19 years ago

Renter moved in on average 5 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Wheeling:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 89.2%Utility gas
  • 8.9%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 65.0%Utility gas
  • 29.8%Electricity
  • 1.8%Other fuel
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 628
Here:

21.4%
West Virginia:

5.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 317
Here:

17.9%
West Virginia:

4.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 796
Here:

43.4%
West Virginia:

15.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)