Weirton, WV Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
88
Weirton's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
21 out of 32
In West Virginia
1,324 out of 6,399
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Weirton is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Weirton, WV?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Weirton has an overall cost of living index of 88 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only West Virginia, Weirton has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than West Virginia's index of 84.

The standard of living in Weirton ranks as #1,324 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in West Virginia. By definition, that implies Weirton ranks as the #5,083 most expensive place in the Mountain State.

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Weirton Cost Of Living Vs. West Virginia

Living Expense Weirton West Virginia National Average
Overall 88 84 100
Services 92 100 100
Groceries 109 91 100
Health 92 88 100
Housing 54 62 100
Transportation 119 87 100
Utilities 114 89 100
For more reading on cost of living around West Virginia, check out:
Weirton Cost of Living Vs. WV

Weirton, WV Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in West Virginia, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

$94,800
Median Home Value
$704
Median Rent
$49,496
Median Income
Statistic Weirton West Virginia United States
Median Home Value $94,800 $119,600 $217,500
Median Rent $704 $725 $1,062
Median Income $49,496 $46,711 $62,843
Home Value To Income 1.9x 2.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.17x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed Weirton Services Costs Vs. West Virginia

Item Weirton West Virginia
Shampoo $1.15 $1.01
Movie $10.39 $10.72
Bowling $14.2 $13.86

Detailed Weirton Groceries Costs Vs. West Virginia

Item Weirton West Virginia
Ground Beef $4.16 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.95 $1.4
Milk $2.11 $1.96

Detailed Weirton Health Costs Vs. West Virginia

Item Weirton West Virginia
Haircut $18.3 $17.49
Beauty Salon $28.9 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.25 $2.32

Detailed Weirton Transportation Costs Vs. West Virginia

Item Weirton West Virginia
Potatoes $3.59 $3.18
Pizza $10.89 $10.39
Beer $9.76 $9.23
Optometrist $79.57 $106.34
Doctor $91.67 $115.25
Dentist $97.56 $98.38

Detailed Weirton Utilities Costs Vs. West Virginia

Item Weirton West Virginia
Gasoline $2.96 $2.59
Tire Balancing $63.68 $48.9
All Electricity $205.57 $167.6
Phone $187.74 $163.42

Weirton SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
5
Safety
9
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Weirton

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Weirton
Allison Park, PA 23,092 105 1.2x
Upper St. Clair, PA 19,737 121 1.4x
Steubenville, OH 17,988 87 1.0x
New Philadelphia, OH 17,446 87 1.0x
Franklin Park, PA 14,589 119 1.4x
Dover, OH 12,774 89 1.0x
Louisville, OH 9,340 90 1.0x
Glenshaw, PA 8,669 98 1.1x
Canfield, OH 7,277 94 1.1x
Toronto, OH 5,280 87 1.0x

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