WV

National Population : 333,590,059
West Virginia State Population : 1,692,126

About Weirton, WV

Weirton, WV is located in Hancock County in the state of West Virginia.

The total City Population for Weirton is about 21,835 with about 390 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 65,578.

The Average Home Value is $95,700.00, which is roughly 9% higher than the Average Home Value of $87,464.00 for the state of West Virginia, and roughly 49% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $49,088.00, which is roughly 25% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $36,951.00 for the state of West Virginia, and roughly 15% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Weirton is about 6.4%.

West Virginia is ranked #33 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 33.11 out of 100.

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Voting

Hancock County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 61.36% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 71.06%
Democratic: 27.46%
Libertarian: 1.17%
Green: 0.31%


Nearby Locations

Colliers, WV (3.42 mi.)
Follansbee, WV (6.18 mi.)
Wellsburg, WV (9.87 mi.)
Newell, WV (13.71 mi.)
Chester, WV (13.75 mi.)
Bethany, WV (14.56 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 26062
Latitude : 40.422589
Longitude : -80.575644
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 1140 ft.
Area Code(s) : 304, 681

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.24
Male Population Estimate : 47.47%
Female Population Estimate : 52.37%
Median Age : 45.9
Male Median Age : 44.2
Female Median Age : 47.4

White Population Estimate : 95.44%
Black Population Estimate : 4.54%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 0.98%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.68%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.07%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.48%
Other Population Estimate : 0.23%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Weirton specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Hancock County: About 5 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2015)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Hancock County: About 143 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Hancock County is about 19% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 50% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.