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26003 Zip Code (Wheeling, WV) Detailed Profile




Cities: Wheeling, WV (16.31%), Bethlehem, WV (3.61%), Clearview, WV (0.42%), West Liberty, WV (0.23%), Triadelphia, WV (0.04%)
Counties: Ohio County, WV (60.02%), Marshall County, WV (32.79%), Brooke County, WV (7.19%)
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 42,415
Zip code population in 2010: 43,002
Zip code population in 2000: 46,413

Houses and condos: 20,826
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,323
% of renters here:

30%
State:

27%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 26003: 90.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 94.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 3.4 sq. mi.
Population density: 448 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 26003
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

0.6% ($753)
West Virginia:

0.6% ($686)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $827 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $653 (0.6%)

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Males: 20,594  (48.6%)
Females: 21,821  (51.4%)

For population 25 years and over in 26003:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 26003:

  • Never married: 31.3%
  • Now married: 48.1%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

Zip code 26003 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
  • Races in zip code 26003 (2017)
    • 39,84385.8%White
    • 1,5513.3%Black
    • 7961.7%Two or more races
    • 3690.8%Asian
    • 3310.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 530.1%American Indian
    • 530.1%Some other race
    • 60.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 35,373
Rural population: 7,041

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $130,448
26003:

$130,448
West Virginia:

$119,800



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 80 registered sex offenders living in 26003 zip code as of January 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 26003 is 533 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

44.5 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
West Virginia:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 26003, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $54,837 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$54,837
State:

$48,628

Salary/wage: $43,384 (reported on 83.4% of returns)
Here:

$43,384
State:

$42,328
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 74.7% for AGIs below $25k, 75.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 76.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 70.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 43.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,426 (reported on 36.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,426
West Virginia:

$1,211
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $8,448 (reported on 22.9% of returns)
Here:

$8,448
State:

$4,262
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$9,889 (reported on 16.3% of returns)
Here:

+$9,889
State:

+$8,875
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$22,316 (reported on 11.5% of returns)
Here:

+$22,316
State:

+$13,636
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $13,200 (reported on 11.8% of returns)
26003:

$13,200
West Virginia:

$11,787
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.5% for AGIs below $25k, 2.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $26,553 (reported on 0.8% of returns)
26003:

$26,553
West Virginia:

$24,483
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $25,040 (17% of AGI, reported on 18.3% of returns)
Here:

$25,040
State:

$21,148

Here:

16.5% of AGI
State:

18.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs below $25k, 4.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 12.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,848 (reported on 14.3% of returns)
Here:

$4,848
State:

$4,508
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $11,055 (reported on 18.2% of returns)
26003:

$11,055
State:

$8,103
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,979 (reported on 17.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,979
State:

$2,140
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 45.0%
Here:

45%
State:

49%
(% for various income ranges: 38.6% for AGIs below $25k, 42.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 48.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 52.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 59.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 85.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 26003, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $43,398 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$43,398
State:

$37,498

Salary/wage: $35,845 (reported on 82.4% of returns)
Here:

$35,845
State:

$33,645
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 104.7% for AGIs below $10k, 72.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 77.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 79.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 50.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,792 (reported on 47.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,792
West Virginia:

$1,465
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.9% for AGIs below $10k, 3.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $5,929 (reported on 27.9% of returns)
Here:

$5,929
State:

$2,913
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.9% for AGIs below $10k, 3.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$7,048 (reported on 20.4% of returns)
Here:

+$7,048
State:

+$6,331
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.9% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$22,356 (reported on 11.8% of returns)
Here:

+$22,356
State:

+$11,074
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs below $10k, 2.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.8% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,826 (reported on 3.4% of returns)
26003:

$2,826
West Virginia:

$2,796
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $20,981 (reported on 1.0% of returns)
Here:

$20,981
West Virginia:

$18,181
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $19,812 (17% of AGI, reported on 18.9% of returns)
Here:

$19,812
State:

$16,976

Here:

16.9% of AGI
State:

19.0% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.3% for AGIs below $10k, 4.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,277 (3% of AGI, reported on 16.3% of returns)
Here:

$4,277
State:

$3,529

Here:

3.3% of AGI
State:

3.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $7,461 (reported on 72.7% of returns)
26003:

$7,461
State:

$5,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs below $10k, 3.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 20.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,561 (reported on 15.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,561
State:

$1,662

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 56.8%
Here:

57%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 53.6% for AGIs below $10k, 57.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 55.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 56.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 55.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 72.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$48,892
West Virginia:

$43,469
Wheeling, WV (26003) map Nearest zip codes: 26059, 26060, 26074, 26031, 26040, 43971.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

40.3%
West Virginia:

44.3%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

4.9%
West Virginia:

6.3%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 2,201
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 15,520


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 466 (278 now married, 186 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 8,456 (3,397 now married, 5,065 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 26003 with a mortgage: 5,674 (67 second mortgage, 603 home equity loan, 18 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,804

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $955
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $330

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

12.2%
Whole state:

19.1%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

6.2%
Whole state:

11.0%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.6
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  • Cemetery: Cox Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Park in zip code 26003: Castleman Run Wildlife Management Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Tourist attraction (not listed on the city page) : Victorian Wheeling Landmarks Foundation (823 Main Street).

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 972014 or later
  • 1902010 to 2013
  • 9402000 to 2009
  • 8241990 to 1999
  • 1,0171980 to 1989
  • 3,0621970 to 1979
  • 2,4961960 to 1969
  • 2,6131950 to 1959
  • 2,0671940 to 1949
  • 7,2181939 or earlier

Zip code 26003 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Wheeling, WV (26003)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Wheeling, WV (26003)
  • 46no bedroom
  • 2711 bedroom
  • 2,7192 bedrooms
  • 6,6233 bedrooms
  • 2,1624 bedrooms
  • 5445+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wheeling, WV (26003)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wheeling, WV (26003)
  • 443no bedroom
  • 1,7481 bedroom
  • 1,8682 bedrooms
  • 1,0023 bedrooms
  • 1544 bedrooms
  • 1175+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Wheeling, WV (26003) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wheeling, WV (26003) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 622no vehicle
  • 3,6531 vehicle
  • 5,4792 vehicles
  • 1,7233 vehicles
  • 5324 vehicles
  • 3545+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Wheeling, WV (26003) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wheeling, WV (26003) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,596no vehicle
  • 2,6121 vehicle
  • 9382 vehicles
  • 1083 vehicles
  • 114 vehicles
  • 135+ vehicles

  • Zip code 26003 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 26003 household income distribution in 2017
  • 1,625Less than $10,000
  • 1,034$10,000 to $14,999
  • 970$15,000 to $19,999
  • 929$20,000 to $24,999
  • 853$25,000 to $29,999
  • 936$30,000 to $34,999
  • 902$35,000 to $39,999
  • 985$40,000 to $44,999
  • 709$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,094$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,709$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,932$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,597$100,000 to $124,999
  • 851$125,000 to $149,999
  • 792$150,000 to $199,999
  • 662$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 26003

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 26003
  • 145Less than $10,000
  • 276$10,000 to $14,999
  • 141$15,000 to $19,999
  • 140$20,000 to $24,999
  • 171$25,000 to $29,999
  • 126$30,000 to $34,999
  • 169$35,000 to $39,999
  • 442$40,000 to $49,999
  • 515$50,000 to $59,999
  • 467$60,000 to $69,999
  • 654$70,000 to $79,999
  • 787$80,000 to $89,999
  • 450$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,339$100,000 to $124,999
  • 913$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,352$150,000 to $174,999
  • 702$175,000 to $199,999
  • 841$200,000 to $249,999
  • 707$250,000 to $299,999
  • 719$300,000 to $399,999
  • 231$400,000 to $499,999
  • 140$500,000 to $749,999
  • 40$750,000 to $999,999
  • 52$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 26003

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 26003
  • 205Less than $100
  • 97$100 to $149
  • 264$150 to $199
  • 256$200 to $249
  • 199$250 to $299
  • 317$300 to $349
  • 275$350 to $399
  • 405$400 to $449
  • 226$450 to $499
  • 480$500 to $549
  • 474$550 to $599
  • 245$600 to $649
  • 218$650 to $699
  • 254$700 to $749
  • 205$750 to $799
  • 132$800 to $899
  • 112$900 to $999
  • 125$1,000 to $1,249
  • 36$1,250 to $1,499
  • 74$1,500 to $1,999
  • 10$3,000 to $3,499
  • 9$3,500 or more
  • 343No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $646.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $139,806.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $133,184
  • Black or African American householders: $69,511
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $173,321
  • Asian householders: $271,841
  • Two or more races householders: $132,271
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $239,549

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $130,448
26003:

$130,448
West Virginia:

$119,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $79,456 - $197,180

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $170,428
Here:

$170,428
State:

$165,045

Townhouses or other attached units: $115,825
Here:

$115,825
State:

$176,277

In 2-unit structures: $61,853
Here:

$61,853
State:

$144,318

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $230,441
Here:

$230,441
State:

$100,569

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $144,720
Here:

$144,720
State:

$126,664

Mobile homes: $49,261
Here:

$49,261
State:

$58,725
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 26003
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 14,555
  • One, attached: 718
  • Two: 1,122
  • 3 or 4: 1,164
  • 5 to 9: 601
  • 10 to 19: 459
  • 20 to 49: 335
  • 50 or more: 1,184
  • Mobile homes: 677
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 3

Unemployment: 3.9%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 26003

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 26003
  • 80.8%15,932Drove a car alone
  • 8.4%1,659Carpooled
  • 1.4%271Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.0%4Taxi
  • 0.1%10Motorcycle
  • 0.1%14Bicycle
  • 5.5%1,094Walked
  • 0.3%58Other means
  • 3.2%637Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 26003

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 26003
  • 700Less than 5 minutes
  • 2,7685 to 9 minutes
  • 3,93910 to 14 minutes
  • 4,49715 to 19 minutes
  • 2,50020 to 24 minutes
  • 88725 to 29 minutes
  • 1,25830 to 34 minutes
  • 21835 to 39 minutes
  • 43240 to 44 minutes
  • 95845 to 59 minutes
  • 62160 to 89 minutes
  • 26890 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 70.5%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 40,625
  • In family households: 32,087 (5,811 male householders, 4,650 female householders)
    8,038 spouses, 10,295 children (9,393 natural, 233 adopted, 671 stepchildren), 1,107 grandchildren, 267 brothers or sisters, 281 parents, 294 other relatives, 1,015 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 8,560 (3,186 male householders (2,662 living alone)), 4,099 female householders (3,716 living alone)), 1,259 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,779 (564 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 5,862 2-persons, 1,915 3-persons, 1,622 4-persons, 633 5-persons, 277 6-persons, 180 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 6,380 1-person, 759 2-persons, 99 3-persons, 30 4-persons, 12 6-persons

4,244 married couples with children.
2,223 single-parent households (417 men, 1,806 women).

97.5% of residents of 26003 zip code speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (83% very well, 13% well, 5% not at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (89% very well, 11% well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (77% very well, 12% well, 9% not well, 2% not at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (82% very well, 8% well, 11% not well).

Foreign born population: 716 (1.7%)
(71.5% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.7%
Whole state:

1.6%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 9%Romania
  • 6%Bangladesh
  • 4%Greece
  • 4%Singapore
  • 3%France
  • 3%Uruguay
  • 3%Haiti
Most common first ancestries reported in 26003
  • 21%American
  • 17%German
  • 8%Irish
  • 8%Italian
  • 6%English
  • 5%Polish
  • 2%Scotch-Irish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 932010 or later
  • 1672000 to 2009
  • 1731990 to 1999
  • 427Before 1990
There are 659 Other Medical Specialists in Zip Code 26003.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • CITY OF WHEELING WWTP (2516 MAIN STREET in WHEELING, WV)
    FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-2005-0315, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit - ICIS-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEM (SDWIS) - SDWIS-WV3303516 4106, WATER TREATMENT PLANT
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Organizations: CITY OF WHEELING WATER POLLUTION (CONTACT/OWNER) , WHEELING, CITY OF (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: CITY OF WHEELING WATER POLLUTION CONTROL FACILITY, WHEELING CITY OF, WHEELING POLLUTION & CONTROL
  • DIOCESE OF WHEELING CHARLESTON (1300 BYRON STREET in WHEELING, WV)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-1986-0246, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-1986-0117, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
  • ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION SERVICES INCORPORATED (4 INDUSTRIAL PARK DRIVE in WHEELING, WV)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-2001-0331, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    USED OIL PROGRAM (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: SPECIAL WAREHOUSING AND STORAGE; SERVICES; AIR AND WATER RESOURCE AND SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • CENTRE FOUNDRY AND MACHINE COMPANY (74 WARWOOD AVENUE in WHEELING, WV)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: GRAY AND DUCTILE IRON FOUNDRIES; REFUSE SYSTEMS
    Organizations: CENTER FOUNDRY & MACHINE (CONTACT/OWNER) , CENTRE FOUNDRY & MACHINERY CO (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: HANS SCHMIDT, SCHMIDT, HANS
  • CUSTOM MARBLE CORPORATION (90 E. COVE AVENUE EXTENSION in WHEELING, WV)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification - ICIS-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: PLASTICS PLUMBING FIXTURES; PLASTICS PRODUCTS
    Business NAICS classification: PLASTICS PLUMBING FIXTURE MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: ANTHONY LEO (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • CITY OF WHEELING (12 HUNTER AVE in WHEELING, WV)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-2001-0321, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR SHOPS
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • BETHLEHEM ELEMENTARY (22 CHAPEL RD. in WHEELING, WV)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-64201
    Organizations: OHIO COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • BLUE RIBBON PAINT COMPANY (2321 MAIN STREET in WHEELING, WV)
    SUPERFUND (Superfund database)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-1981-0115, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: PAINTS, VARNISHES, LACQUERS, ENAMELS, AND ALLIED PRODUCTS; PAINTS, VARNISHES, AND SUPPLIES
  • ELM GROVE ELEMENTARY (RR2, BOX 444 in WHEELING, WV)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-64203
    Organizations: OHIO COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • BRIDGE STREET MIDDLE SCHOOL (19 JUNIOR AVE in ELM GROVE, WV)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-64301
    Organizations: OHIO COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • AUL & SHIVELY INC (2187 NATIONAL ROAD in WHEELING, WV)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: DRYCLEANING PLANTS, EXCEPT RUG CLEANING
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , JIM KELLY (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • A.O.K. TRUCKING-SUPPLY (3401 MARKET STREET in WHEELING, WV)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: READY-MIXED CONCRETE; TOWING AND TUGBOAT SERVICES
    Organizations: VALLEY CONCRETE CO. (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: ANCHOR TOWING & MARINE SERVICE, WHEELING SITE
  • CENTRAL UNION BUILDING (1401-05 MARKET ST in WHEELING, WV)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-1998-0208, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-03-1998-0063,
    Business SIC classification: OPERATORS OF NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS

Zip code 26003 marital status for males
Zip code 26003 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 5.8%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 6.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 68.3%Utility gas
  • 25.8%Electricity
  • 2.1%Wood
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 49,136.

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

  • This state: 30,842
  • Northeast: 2,816
  • Midwest: 4,728
  • South: 2,438
  • West: 519

63% of the 26003 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 54% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in West Virginia.

92% of the 26003 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 47% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 17% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 4% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Wheeling, WV (26003)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 416
Here:

13.9%
West Virginia:

8.2%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 327
Here:

17.6%
West Virginia:

9.0%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 641
Here:

28.5%
West Virginia:

16.9%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 90,832Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 81,540Legal occupations
  • 62,455Management occupations
  • 61,208Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 52,227Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 50,159Computer and mathematical occupations

Companies with biggest federal contracts located in this zip code (WHEELING, WV):

  • TRUSTEES OF FOURTH STREET METH (11TH CHAPLIN ST RM 106; small business) : $1,450,906 in 53 contracts from 1999 to 2006
    Contracts for Lease or Rental of Facilities -- Office Buildings, by Public Buildings Service
    Signed by year: 2000: $196,000; 2001: $198,000; 2002: $250,258; 2003: $381,243; 2004: $51,204; 2005: $222,187; 2006: $103,014.

    Biggest contracts:
    $50,850 with Public Buildings Service for Lease or Rental of Facilities -- Office Buildings. Signed on 2003-09-15. Completion date: 2003-09-15.
    $50,850, same as above. Signed on 2003-06-15. Completion date: 2003-06-15.
    $50,129, same as above. Signed on 2002-12-15. Completion date: 2002-12-15.
    $50,129, same as above. Signed on 2002-12-15. Completion date: 2002-12-15.
  • WITZBERGER INDUSTRIES INC (142 GASHEL RUN ROAD; small business) : $456,632 in 60 contracts from 2003 to 2006
    Contracts for Engine Electrical System Components, Nonaircraft, Engine Fuel System Components, Nonaircraft, Miscellaneous Engine Accessories, Nonaircraft by Defense Logistics Agency, Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $50,085; 2004: $90,831; 2005: $215,929; 2006: $99,787.

    Biggest contracts:
    $50,085 with Defense Logistics Agency for Engine Electrical System Components, Nonaircraft. Signed on 2003-11-28. Completion date: 2003-12-28.
    $24,881, same as above. Signed on 2005-05-11. Completion date: 2005-06-11.
    $23,200, same as above. Signed on 2004-12-13. Completion date: 2005-01-27.
    $22,176, same as above. Signed on 2005-11-28. Completion date: 2005-12-28.
  • ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION SERVI (4 INDUSTRIAL PARK DR; small business) : $319,833 in 19 contracts from 2001 to 2006
    Contracts for Hazardous Substance Removal, Cleanup, and Disposal Services and Operational Support, Warehousing and Storage Services, Transformers: Distribution and Power Station, Hazardous Material Spill Containment and Clean-up Equipment and Material, and more by National Institute of Standards and Technology, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only, Army, ENERGY, Department of, and others
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $53,000; 2002: $0; 2003: $153,234; 2004: $8,441; 2005: $39,776; 2006: $65,382.

    Biggest contracts:
    $86,146 with National Institute of Standards and Technology for Hazardous Substance Removal, Cleanup, and Disposal Services and Operational Support. Taking place in MD. Signed on 2003-08-15. Completion date: 2003-08-15.
    $63,324 with National Institute of Standards and Technology for Warehousing and Storage Services. Taking place in MD. Signed on 2006-05-20. Completion date: 2006-07-31.
    $53,000 with National Institute of Standards and Technology for Transformers: Distribution and Power Station. Taking place in MD. Signed on 2001-12-15. Completion date: 2002-02-15.
    $52,330 with National Institute of Standards and Technology for Hazardous Substance Removal, Cleanup, and Disposal Services and Operational Support. Taking place in MD. Signed on 2003-05-15. Completion date: 2003-05-15.
  • RUSSELL NESBITT SERVICES INC (519 FULTON STREET) : $268,530 in 44 contracts from 2000 to 2005
    Contracts for Custodial Janitorial Services, R&D-SVCS-COMERCLIZ, Facilities Operations Support Services, Snow Removal/Salt Service (also spreading aggregate or other snow melting material) by Public Buildings Service, Navy, Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $29,000; 2001: $21,672; 2002: $46,459; 2003: $48,624; 2004: $49,571; 2005: $73,204; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $29,000 with Public Buildings Service for Custodial Janitorial Services. Signed on 2000-02-15. Completion date: 2000-12-15.
    $25,514 with Navy for Custodial Janitorial Services. Signed on 2004-11-05. Completion date: 2004-11-17.
    $24,215 with Navy for R&D-SVCS-COMERCLIZ. Signed on 2005-12-30. Completion date: 2006-11-30.
    $23,889, same as above. Signed on 2003-11-18. Completion date: 2004-11-17.
  • MARKET CENTER INC. (RILEY BUILDING) : $262,546 in 44 contracts from 2002 to 2006
    Contracts for Lease or Rental of Facilities -- Office Buildings by Public Buildings Service
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $15,503; 2003: $144,699; 2004: $14,367; 2005: $56,909; 2006: $31,068.

    Biggest contracts:
    $15,503 with Public Buildings Service for Lease or Rental of Facilities -- Office Buildings. Signed on 2003-09-15. Completion date: 2003-09-15.
    $15,503, same as above. Signed on 2003-09-15. Completion date: 2003-09-15.
    $15,503, same as above. Signed on 2003-03-15. Completion date: 2003-03-15.
    $15,503, same as above. Signed on 2003-06-15. Completion date: 2003-06-15.
  • POSITECH INTERNATIONAL, INC (170 N 17TH ST; small business) : $121,132 in 12 contracts from 2004 to 2006
    Contracts for Engine Cooling System Components, Nonaircraft by Defense Logistics Agency
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $41,930; 2005: $65,872; 2006: $13,330.

    Biggest contracts:
    $22,320 with Defense Logistics Agency for Engine Cooling System Components, Nonaircraft. Signed on 2004-10-06. Completion date: 2005-02-24.
    $21,675, same as above. Signed on 2005-03-09. Completion date: 2005-07-07.
    $13,330, same as above. Signed on 2006-01-13. Completion date: 2006-05-16.
    $10,912, same as above. Signed on 2005-06-27. Completion date: 2005-10-09.
  • MONONGAHELA POWER COMPANY (OH (19TH & WOOD STS) : $62,000 in 2 contracts from 1999 to 2000
    $31,000 with Mine Safety and Health Administration for Gas Services. Signed on 2000-11-15. Completion date: 2001-09-15.
    $31,000, same as above. Signed on 1999-10-15. Completion date: 2000-09-15.
  • RAMADA PLAZA CITY CENTER HOTEL (1200 MARKET ST; small business) : $61,235 in 3 contracts in 2004
    $43,560 with Army for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2004-09-23. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
    $16,995, same as above. Signed on 2004-09-14. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
    $680, same as above. Signed on 2004-10-28. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
  • KYLE-STOUT INC (141 MT LEBANON DR; small business)
    $53,600 with Army for Individual Equipment. Signed on 2000-12-01. Completion date: 2001-01-31.
  • AMERICAN DISPOSAL SERVICES OF (404 GLENNS RUN RD; small business) : $50,776 in 17 contracts from 2002 to 2005
    Contracts for Trash/Garbage Collection Services - Including Portable Sanitation Services by Mine Safety and Health Administration, Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $7,080; 2003: $7,080; 2004: $8,025; 2005: $28,591; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $11,040 with Mine Safety and Health Administration for Trash/Garbage Collection Services - Including Portable Sanitation Services. Signed on 2005-10-12. Effective on 2005-10-01. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $10,331, same as above. Signed on 2005-01-03. Effective on 2004-10-01. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $6,683 with Army for Trash/Garbage Collection Services - Including Portable Sanitation Services. Signed on 2004-10-01. Completion date: 2005-10-31.
    $6,608, same as above. Signed on 2005-11-03. Completion date: 2006-10-31.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (over 1000 employees: 1 establishment, 500-999 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (250-499: 1, 50-99: 2, 20-49: 12, 10-19: 5, 5-9: 7, 1-4: 12)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Home Health Care Services (250-499: 2, 20-49: 3, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 18, 10-19: 8, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 7)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (20-49: 4, 10-19: 22, 5-9: 35, 1-4: 30)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Food Service Contractors (250-499: 2, 10-19: 1, 1-4: 3)
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: Racetracks (500-999: 1, 1-4: 2)
  • Educational Services: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (500-999: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (250-499: 1, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 4, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 11, 1-4: 2)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 1,061 people in college/university student housing
  • 413 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 215 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 66 people in state prisons
  • 58 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 32 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 31 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 26 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 19 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 1,692 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 476 people in nursing homes
  • 204 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 73 people in state prisons
  • 45 people in religious group quarters
  • 43 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 39 people in other group homes
  • 35 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 8 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 20 full and 8 partial 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 ORIGINATED144$98,882246$110,773642$132,486189$42,8037$839,18988$53,1704$75,315
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$97,5644$108,47543$149,41914$50,0300$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED36$76,68627$118,299250$105,27799$20,9130$027$49,47410$55,881
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN13$102,04534$107,273177$138,17218$43,9732$17,2108$72,2550$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$107,0053$51,87324$119,2312$72,0000$02$59,4500$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED39$137,40025$199,677
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$67,63310$162,459
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$133,11310$244,427
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$104,0002$269,755
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$38,0000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 26003
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 26003 - Value
Most common first names in zip code 26003 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary97179.3 years
John81974.4 years
William78274.9 years
Charles56574.7 years
Robert54370.4 years
George44576.2 years
James42971.8 years
Helen37478.1 years
Joseph36474.6 years
Margaret35780.1 years
Most common last names in zip code 26003 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller21177.9 years
Smith19676.3 years
Johnson10475.3 years
Davis9473.7 years
Williams7975.0 years
Jones7778.5 years
Hall7775.3 years
Moore7774.0 years
Thomas7577.0 years
Wilson7574.6 years
Businesses in zip code 26003
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1MasterBrand Cabinets5
AT&T2McDonald's2
Advance Auto Parts2New Balance2
Arby's1Nike1
Blockbuster1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King2Pizza Hut1
CVS2Quiznos1
DHL1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen3Rite Aid2
Decora Cabinetry2Starbucks1
Domino's Pizza2Subaru1
FedEx11Subway4
GNC2Super 81
Goodwill2T-Mobile1
H&R Block2T.J.Maxx1
Hardee's1The Room Place1
Hilton1Tim Hortons1
KFC1True Value1
Kroger2U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1UPS10
Little Caesars Pizza2Volkswagen1
Long John Silver's1Wendy's1
Lowe's1YMCA1
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