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

About Wheeling, WV

Wheeling, WV is located in Ohio County in the state of West Virginia.

The total City Population for Wheeling is about 43,002 with about 740 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 75,392.

The Average Home Value is $119,900.00, which is roughly 27% higher than the Average Home Value of $87,464.00 for the state of West Virginia, and roughly 36% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $48,810.00, which is roughly 24% 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 Wheeling is about 5.4%.

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

Ohio County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 41.54% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 62.09%
Democratic: 36.3%
Libertarian: 1.3%
Green: 0.31%


Nearby Locations

Triadelphia, WV (3.82 mi.)
Benwood, WV (4.61 mi.)
McMechen, WV (6.13 mi.)
Valley Grove, WV (6.25 mi.)
Glen Dale, WV (8.30 mi.)
Dallas, WV (9.28 mi.)
Moundsville, WV (10.28 mi.)
Bethany, WV (11.62 mi.)
Wellsburg, WV (15.07 mi.)
Glen Easton, WV (16.49 mi.)
Cameron, WV (17.88 mi.)
Follansbee, WV (18.64 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 26003
Latitude : 40.068800
Longitude : -80.646331
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 1177 ft.
Area Code(s) : 304

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.21
Male Population Estimate : 47.58%
Female Population Estimate : 52.42%
Median Age : 44.6
Male Median Age : 42.4
Female Median Age : 46.4

White Population Estimate : 95.02%
Black Population Estimate : 4.90%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 0.77%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.12%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.08%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.61%
Other Population Estimate : 0.30%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Wheeling specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Ohio County: Data Not Available
Average # of Violent Crimes for Ohio County: About 678 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Ohio County is about 58% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.