WV

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

About Wellsburg, WV

Wellsburg, WV is located in Brooke County in the state of West Virginia.

The total City Population for Wellsburg is about 2,530 with about 1,006 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 8,441.

The Average Home Value is $95,500.00, which is roughly 8% 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 $46,905.00, which is roughly 21% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $36,951.00 for the state of West Virginia, and roughly 18% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Wellsburg is about 1.2%.

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

Brooke County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 60.94% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 70.81%
Democratic: 27.66%
Libertarian: 1.3%
Green: 0.24%


Nearby Locations

Follansbee, WV (3.69 mi.)
Bethany, WV (5.04 mi.)
Colliers, WV (6.45 mi.)
Weirton, WV (9.87 mi.)
Valley Grove, WV (12.52 mi.)
Triadelphia, WV (12.82 mi.)
Elm Grove, WV (15.07 mi.)
Wheeling, WV (15.07 mi.)
Overbrook, WV (15.07 mi.)
Mozart, WV (15.07 mi.)
Bethlehem, WV (15.07 mi.)
Warwood, WV (15.07 mi.)
New Cumberlnd, WV (15.13 mi.)
New Cumberland, WV (15.13 mi.)
Benwood, WV (19.68 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 26070
Latitude : 40.235136
Longitude : -80.600438
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 717 ft.
Area Code(s) : 304, 681

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.36
Male Population Estimate : 49.15%
Female Population Estimate : 50.85%
Median Age : 46.4
Male Median Age : 44.9
Female Median Age : 47.9

White Population Estimate : 98.71%
Black Population Estimate : 1.54%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 0.58%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.30%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.02%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.50%
Other Population Estimate : 0.20%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Wellsburg specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Brooke County: About 6 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2018)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Brooke County: About 131 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Brooke County is about 35% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 55% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.