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Population (year 2000): 20,411. Estimated population in July 2005: 19,544 (-4.2% change)
Males: 9,586 (47.0%), Females: 10,825 (53.0%)

Hancock County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 43.5 years
Median household income: $35,212 (year 2000)
Median house value: $72,100 (year 2000)

Weirton, WV residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Weirton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.1%)
  • Black (3.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)

Ancestries: Italian (18.3%), German (16.1%), Irish (14.8%), Polish (9.4%), English (9.2%), United States (6.0%).West Virginia

Elevation: 800 feet

Land area: 17.9 square miles

Weirton,

For population 25 years and over in Weirton

  • High school or higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Weirton city

  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

2.3% Foreign born (2.0% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -1,732 (-7.8%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: PA Pittsburgh, (41.2 miles pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (374.2 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: OH (4.2 miles Toronto, OH Steubenville, (4.8 miles WV (5.4 miles Follansbee, Heights, WV (6.0 miles Hooverson Junction, OH (6.6 miles Mingo Cumberland, WV (6.6 miles New OH (7.8 miles Empire, OH (8.7 miles Stratton,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1999: 41 buildings, average cost: $83,700
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $252,500
  • 2003: 24 buildings, average cost: $143,200

Latitude: 40.41 N, Longitude: 80.58 W

Area code: 304

Weirton, West Virginia business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (25.2%), Educational,health and social services (19.9%), Retail trade (12.3%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,112 (+20.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,225 (60.4%)

Crime in Weirton by Year

Type 1999 2001 2002
Murders 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 7 0 2
    per 100,000 34.3 0.0 9.8
Robberies 7 8 7
    per 100,000 34.3 39.2 34.3
Assaults 17 14 13
    per 100,000 83.3 68.6 63.7
Burglaries 73 69 75
    per 100,000 357.7 338.1 367.4
Thefts 244 283 251
    per 100,000 1195.4 1386.5 1229.7
Auto thefts 13 16 11
    per 100,000 63.7 78.4 53.9
118.6 110.9 106.2

Average climate in Weirton, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Weirton,

Weirton-area historical tornado activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 10% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.4 miles away from the Weirton city center killed 9 people and injured 120 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 59.9 miles away from the city center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Quincy Wilson - 2005 NFL player (Cincinnati Bengals, born: Apr 26, 1981).

Main business address for: WEIRTON STEEL CORP (STEEL WORKS, BLAST FURNACES ROLLING MILLS (COKE OVENS)).


Hospital/medical center in Weirton:
  • WEIRTON MEDICAL CENTER (601 COLLIERS WAY)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Weirton:
  • TRINITY HEALTH SYSTEM (about 5 miles; STEUBENVILLE, OH)
  • EAST LIVERPOOL CITY HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH)
  • EAST OHIO REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; MARTINS FERRY, OH)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Weirton:
  • PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL (about 26 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; ID: PIT)
  • ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 46 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; ID: AGC)
  • YOUNGSTOWN-WARREN REGIONAL (about 59 miles; YOUNGSTOWN/WARREN, OH; ID: YNG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Weirton:
  • EDDIE DEW MEMORIAL AIRPARK (about 5 miles; TORONTO, OH; ID: 1G8)
  • HERRON (about 10 miles; NEW CUMBERLAND, WV; ID: 7G1)
  • JEFFERSON COUNTY AIRPARK (about 10 miles; STEUBENVILLE, OH; ID: 2G2)

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 22 $72,639 $39,621 0 $0
Streets and Highways 37 $82,031 $26,604 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 5 $10,295 $24,708 2 $2,369
Sewerage 16 $48,518 $36,388 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 6 $15,618 $31,236 0 $0
Health 1 $1,871 $22,452 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 12 $24,755 $24,755 34 $8,719
Local Libraries 8 $17,234 $25,851 11 $5,460
Water Supply 26 $64,512 $29,774 2 $2,413
Fire - Other 1 $2,150 $25,800 0 $0
Police - Other 19 $18,365 $11,598 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 38 $108,141 $34,149 12 $4,045
Judicial and Legal 4 $9,186 $27,558 0 $0
Other Government Administration 19 $29,340 $18,530 0 $0
Financial Administration 9 $21,130 $28,173 0 $0
Totals for Government 223 $525,783 $28,293 61 $23,006
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Weirton:
  • WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE (about 17 miles; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,453)
  • ROBERT MORRIS COLLEGE (about 28 miles; MOON TOWNSHIP, PA; FT enrollment: 3,426)
  • GENEVA COLLEGE (about 30 miles; BEAVER FALLS, PA; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 39 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 22,930)
  • DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY (about 39 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 8,199)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 39 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 9,058)
  • POINT PARK COLLEGE (about 41 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 2,189)
Public high school in Weirton:
  • WEIR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 738; Location: 100 RED RIDER RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Weirton:
  • MADONNA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 158; Location: 150 MICHAEL WAY; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • MERCY BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 60; Location: 3474 PENN. AVENUE; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Weirton:
  • WEIR MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 710; Location: 125 SINCLAIR AVE; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • WEIRTON HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 314; Location: 160 S 12TH ST; Grades: PK - 04)
  • LIBERTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 262; Location: 200 CULLER RD; Grades: KG - 04)
  • BROADVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 230; Location: 189 CIRCLE DRIVE; Grades: KG - 04)
  • LAURETTA B MILLSOP PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 101; Location: LEGION AND SWEARINGEN; Grades: KG - 04)
  • EDGEWOOD PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 98; Location: 4215 WELLS ST; Grades: KG - 04)
Private primary/middle schools in Weirton:
  • ST PAULS ELEMENTARY (Students: 212; Location: 140 WALNUT STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOSEPH THE WORKER SCHOOL (Students: 177; Location: 151 MICHAEL AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SACRED HEART OF MARY SCHOOL (Students: 94; Location: 200 PRESTON AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Weirton:
  • MARY H WEIR PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $641,464; Location: 3442 MAIN STREET; 124,438 books; 7,755 audio materials; 2,467 video materials; 245 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Weirton: Half Moon Industrial Park (A), New Cumberland Junction (B), Weirton Shopping Plaza (C), Pleasant Valley Country Club (D), Williams Country Club (E), Mary H Weir Public Library (F), Weirton City Hall (G).

Churches in Weirton include: Beth Israel Synagogue (A), Saint Thomas Episcopal Church (B), Saint Peters African Methodist Episcopal Church (C), Saint Pauls Roman Catholic Church (D), Saint Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church (E), Saint Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church (F), Maranatha Assembly of God Church (G), Christ Apostolic Temple (H).

Cemeteries: Three Springs Cemetery (1), Chapel Hill Cemetery (2), Saint Pauls Cemetery (3).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Alexanders Run (A), Marrow Run (B), Harmon Creek (C).

Park in Weirton: Margaret M Weir Park (1).

Post offices: Hollidays Cove Post Office (A), Weirton Post Office (B).


Weirton compared to West Virginia state average:
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Weirton:
  • WDIG (950 AM; 1 kW; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WORLD WITNESS FOR CHRIST MINIST.,INC)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEIR (1430 AM; 1 kW; WEIRTON, WV)
  • WSTV (1340 AM; 1 kW; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKKX (1600 AM; 5 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKBN (570 AM; 5 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Weirton:
  • WOGH (103.5 FM; BURGETTSTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • W215BC (90.9 FM; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WOGF (104.3 FM; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVNP (89.9 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WVBC (88.1 FM; BETHANY, WV; Owner: BETHANY COLLEGE)
  • WOVK (98.7 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEGW (107.5 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBJV (88.9 FM; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WMXY (98.9 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WEEL (95.7 FM; SHADYSIDE, OH; Owner: OHIO VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQXK (105.1 FM; SALEM, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WKWK-FM (97.3 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAMO-FM (106.7 FM; BEAVER FALLS, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDSY-FM (107.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WOMP-FM (100.5 FM; BELLAIRE, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
TV broadcast stations around Weirton:
  • W25CI (Channel 25; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W57BH (Channel 57; WEIRTON, WV; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTRF-TV (Channel 7; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W66BQ (Channel 66; BEAVER, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)

 


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