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Population (year 2000): 31,419. Estimated population in July 2005: 29,639 (-5.7% change)
Males: 14,353 (45.7%), Females: 17,066 (54.3%)

Ohio County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 42.4 years
Median household income: $27,388 (year 2000)
Median house value: $67,100 (year 2000)

Wheeling, WV residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Wheeling:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.3%)
  • Black (5.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (28.5%), Irish (19.1%), English (11.9%), Italian (7.5%), Polish (6.5%), United States (6.3%).West Virginia

Elevation: 672 feet

Land area: 13.9 square miles

Wheeling,

For population 25 years and over in Wheeling

  • High school or higher: 81.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wheeling city

  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 48.4%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

1.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -3,959 (-11.2%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: PA Pittsburgh, (55.8 miles Yahoo.com )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (381.6 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: WV (1.5 miles Bethlehem, Ferry, OH (2.7 miles Martins OH (3.1 miles Bridgeport, OH (4.3 miles Brookside, WV Benwood, (4.7 miles OH (4.9 miles Bellaire, WV (5.0 miles Clearview, WV Triadelphia, (5.1 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1997: 26 buildings, average cost: $181,000
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $139,400
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $139,000
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $139,000

Latitude: 40.07 N, Longitude: 80.70 W

Area code: 304

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (29.2%), Retail trade (11.3%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (11.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +10,203 (+32.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,750 (68.3%)

Average climate in Wheeling, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Wheeling,

Wheeling-area historical tornado activity is above West Virginia state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/8/1969, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 37.9 miles away from the Wheeling city center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1954, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 16.2 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Bill Mazeroski - (born 1936), baseball star, Dustin Nippert - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Arizona Diamondbacks, born: May 6, 1981), Joyce DeWitt - (born 1949), actress, Tim O'Brien (musician).

Main business address for: VALLEY NATIONAL GASES INC (WHOLESALE-CHEMICALS & ALLIED PRODUCTS), WHEELING ISLAND GAMING INC (SERVICES-MISCELLANEOUS AMUSEMENT & RECREATION), WHEELING PITTSBURGH CORP /DE/ (STEEL WORKS, BLAST FURNACES ROLLING MILLS (COKE OVENS)), FIRST WEST VIRGINIA BANCORP INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS), WESBANCO INC (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Wheeling:
  • OHIO VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (2000 EOFF STREET)
  • PETERSON REHAB HOSP AND GER C (OHIO COUNTY)
  • WHEELING HOSPITAL (MEDICAL PARK)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wheeling:
  • PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL (about 44 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; ID: PIT)
  • ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 58 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; ID: AGC)
  • MORGANTOWN MUNI-WALTER L. BILL HART FLD (about 63 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; ID: MGW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Wheeling:
  • WHEELING OHIO CO (about 9 miles; WHEELING, WV; ID: HLG)
  • MARSHALL COUNTY (about 15 miles; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; ID: 74D)
  • ALDERMAN (about 18 miles; ST CLAIRSVILLE, OH; ID: 2P7)

Amtrak station:
WHEELING (70 12TH ST.) - Bus Station

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 105 $278,946 $31,879 0 $0
Police - Other 2 $5,021 $30,126 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 78 $227,856 $35,054 4 $1,311
Other Government Administration 28 $64,824 $27,781 0 $0
Financial Administration 11 $24,164 $26,360 0 $0
Sewerage 42 $117,132 $33,466 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 272 $621,339 $27,412 268 $98,293
Judicial and Legal 0 $0   6 $9,463
Other and Unallocable 11 $25,058 $27,336 0 $0
Water Supply 53 $125,722 $28,465 0 $0
Natural Resources 40 $116,614 $34,984 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 5 $13,572 $32,572 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 16 $33,724 $25,293 0 $0
Streets and Highways 64 $145,714 $27,321 0 $0
Fire - Other 3 $6,387 $25,548 0 $0
Totals for Government 730 $1,806,073 $29,688 278 $109,066
Colleges/Universities in Wheeling:
  • WEST VIRGINIA NORTHERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,456; Location: 1704 MARKET ST; Public; Website: www.northern.wvnet.edu)
  • WHEELING JESUIT UNIVERSITY (FT enrollment: 1,278; Location: 316 WASHINGTON AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Master's degree)
  • SCOTT COLLEGE OF COSMETOLOGY (FT enrollment: 30; Location: 1502 MARKET ST; Private, for-profit)
  • OHIO VALLEY MEDICAL CTR PROGRAM OF RADIOLOGIC TECH (Location: 2000 EOFF ST; Public)
  • WHEELING HOSPITAL PROGRAM OF RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY (Location: 1 MEDICAL PK; Private, not-for-profit)
  • WEST VIRGINIA BUSINESS COLLEGE (Location: 1052 MAIN ST; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wheeling:
  • WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE (about 10 miles; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,453)
  • ROBERT MORRIS COLLEGE (about 47 miles; MOON TOWNSHIP, PA; FT enrollment: 3,426)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 53 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 22,930)
  • DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 8,199)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 54 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 9,058)
  • GENEVA COLLEGE (about 54 miles; BEAVER FALLS, PA; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • POINT PARK COLLEGE (about 56 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 2,189)
Public high school in Wheeling:
  • WHEELING PARK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,807; Location: 1976 PARK VIEW RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Wheeling:
  • LINSLY SCHOOL (Students: 411; Location: 60 KNOX LANE; Grades: 5 - 12)
  • CENTRAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 368; Location: 75 14TH ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • MT DE CHANTAL VISITATION ACAD (Students: 184; Location: 410 WASHINGTON AVENUE; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Wheeling:
  • WARWOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 538; Location: 150 VIKING DRIVE; Grades: KG - 08)
  • TRIADELPHIA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 471; Location: 1636 NATIONAL RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SHERRARD JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 351; Location: 1000 FAIRMONT PIKE; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • ELM GROVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 336; Location: RR 2 BOX 444; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SHERRARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 335; Location: RR 3 BOX 505; Grades: KG - 06)
  • WOODSDALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 310; Location: 1 BETHANY PIKE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MADISON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 299; Location: 91 ZANE ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • STEENROD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 261; Location: 100 CLARKS LN; Grades: KG - 05)
  • RITCHIE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 244; Location: 3700 WOOD ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WHEELING MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 228; Location: 3500 CHAPLINE ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Wheeling:
  • ST MICHAEL PARISH SCHOOL (Students: 503; Location: 1221 NATIONAL ROAD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST VINCENT DE PAUL SCHOOL (Students: 263; Location: 127 KEY AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • OUR LADY OF PEACE SCHOOL (Students: 239; Location: 640 OLD FAIRMONT PK; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CORPUS CHRISTI ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 234; Location: 1512 WARWOOD AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • WHEELING COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 107; Location: 8 PARK ROAD; Grades: PK - 5)
  • MONTESSORI CHILDRENS CENTER (Students: 78; Location: 16 RIDGECREST RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • WHEELING CATHOLIC ELEMENTARY (Students: 75; Location: 14TH AND BYRON ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • SALOMI'S MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 20; Location: 35 G C EP RD; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Wheeling:
  • OHIO COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $964,985; Location: 52 16TH ST.; 107,417 books; 1,978 audio materials; 2,160 video materials; 304 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Wheeling: Wheeling Wharf (A), Wheeling Downs (B), Bennett Memorial Museum (C), Ohio County Courthouse (D), Ohio County Jail (E), The Upper Market House (F), Central Fire Station (G), Saint Alphonsus Orphanage (H), Saint Vincent Home For Girls (I), Hildebrand Memorial Branch Library (J), Donahue Hall (K), Woodsdale Childrens Home (L), Wheeling Civic Center (M), Wheeling City Hall (N), West Virginia Independence Hall (O), Saint Johns Home For Boys (P), Ohio County Public Library (Q).

Shopping Center: Warwood Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Wheeling include: South Side Church of God (A), Good Shepherd Home (B), Grace Harvester Church (C), Bethlehem Apostolic Church (D), Simpson United Methodist Church (E), Greggsville United Methodist Church (F), Second United Presbyterian Church (G), Second Presbyterian Church (H).

Cemeteries: Mount Calvary Cemetery (1), Stone Church Cemetery (2), Mount Wood Cemetery (3), Greenwood Cemetery (4), Peninsular Cemetery (5), Oaklawn Memorial Park (6).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Caldwell Run (A), Carter Run (B), Glenns Run (C), Long Run (D), George Run (E), Waddles Run (F), Wheeling Creek (G).

Parks in Wheeling include: Centre Market Square Historic District (1), Wheeling Historic District (2), Wheeling Park (3), Edgewood Park (4), North Wheeling Historic District (5), Wilson Playground (6), Chapline Street Row Historic District (7), Eastern Park (8), Bridge Park (9).

Post offices: Warwood Post Office (A), Wheeling Post Office (B), Elm Grove Station Wheeling Post Office (C).


Wheeling compared to West Virginia state average:
  • House age above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Wheeling:
  • WKKX (1600 AM; 5 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBBD (1400 AM; 1 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOMP (1290 AM; 1 kW; BELLAIRE, OH)
  • WVLY (1370 AM; 5 kW; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WHBC (1480 AM; 15 kW; CANTON, OH; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
Strongest FM radio stations in Wheeling:
  • WVKF (105.5 FM; BETHLEHEM, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKWK-FM (97.3 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOVK (98.7 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEGW (107.5 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEL (95.7 FM; SHADYSIDE, OH; Owner: OHIO VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOMP-FM (100.5 FM; BELLAIRE, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • W216AU (91.1 FM; MARTINS FERRY, OH; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • W204BE (88.7 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WRKP (96.5 FM; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; Owner: RKP INTERNATIONAL CORP.)
  • WOGH (103.5 FM; BURGETTSTOWN, PA; 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)
  • WGLZ (91.5 FM; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Owner: WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE)
  • W215BC (90.9 FM; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WPHP (91.9 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: OHIO COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WCDK (106.3 FM; CADIZ, OH; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS OHIO, LLC)
  • WETZ-FM (103.9 FM; NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV; Owner: DAILEY CORPORATION)
  • WBJV (88.9 FM; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
TV broadcast stations around Wheeling:
  • WTRF-TV (Channel 7; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W56DX (Channel 56; WHEELING,ETC., WV; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W28AS (Channel 28; BRIDGEPORT, OH; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • W41AA (Channel 41; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W25CI (Channel 25; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W57BH (Channel 57; WEIRTON, WV; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WOUC-TV (Channel 44; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)

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