Wellsburg, WV
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Wellsburg, West Virginia Info Snack

Population
2,595
Unemployment
1.1%
Poverty
21.8%
Median Home
$87,200
Median Income
$40,136
Median Rent
$570

Wellsburg SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
1
Safety
9
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
6

Wellsburg, WV Crime Report

18
Total Crimes
711.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
-71.29%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Wellsburg
/ 100k People
West Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 18 711.2 1,900.0 2,476.7
Violent Crime 1 39.5 316.6 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 4.4 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 21.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 1 39.5 249.1 250.2
Property Crime 17 671.7 1,583.4 2,109.9
Burglary 1 39.5 328.7 340.5
Larceny 14 553.1 1,119.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 2 79.0 135.0 219.9

Wellsburg, WV Photos

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Rankings for Wellsburg in West Virginia

Map Of Wellsburg, WV

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Population over time in Wellsburg

Year Population % Change
2019 2,595 -1.1%
2018 2,624 -1.7%
2017 2,669 -1.9%
2016 2,720 -0.9%
2015 2,746 -0.6%
2014 2,763 -0.5%
2013 2,778 -0.5%
2012 2,791 -0.4%
2011 2,801 -0.5%
2010 2,816 -

Race / Ethnicity in Wellsburg

White
100.0% (2,595)
African American
0.0% (0)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.0% (0)
Hispanic
0.0% (0)
Race Wellsburg WV USA
White 100.0% 92.0% 60.7%
African American 0.0% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.0% 0.8% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.0% 1.6% 2.4%
Hispanic 0.0% 1.6% 18.0%

Gender in Wellsburg

Female
54.7% (1,419)
Male
45.3% (1,176)
Gender Wellsburg WV USA
Female 54.7% 50.6% 50.8%
Male 45.3% 49.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Wellsburg for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (103)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (155)
High School / GED
42.0% (1,089)
Some College
13.0% (337)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (285)
Bachelor's Degree
12.0% (311)
Master's Degree
11.0% (285)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (25)
Education Wellsburg WV USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 42.0% 40.0% 27.0%
Some College 13.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 12.0% 12.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 11.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Wellsburg, West Virginia

Less than $10,000
14.0% (36,213)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.1% (13,322)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.5% (40,341)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.5% (35,087)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.8% (43,531)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.1% (44,469)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.1% (18,388)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.0% (20,639)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.9% (7,505)
$200,000 or more
0.0% (0)
Income Wellsburg WV USA
Less than $10,000 14.0% 8.7% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.1% 6.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.5% 12.6% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.5% 11.2% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.8% 14.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.1% 17.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.1% 11.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.0% 11.4% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.9% 3.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 0.0% 3.0% 7.7%

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