Wheeling, WV
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Wheeling, West Virginia Info Snack

Population
27,062
Unemployment
6.6%
Poverty
13.8%
Median Home
$110,100
Median Income
$44,119
Median Rent
$658

Wheeling SnackAbility

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

Wheeling, WV Crime Report

550
Total Crimes
2,048.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
-17.31%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Wheeling
/ 100k People
West Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 550 2,048.0 1,900.0 2,476.7
Violent Crime 229 852.7 316.6 366.7
Murder 1 3.7 4.4 5.0
Robbery 12 44.7 21.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 200 744.7 249.1 250.2
Property Crime 321 1,195.3 1,583.4 2,109.9
Burglary 81 301.6 328.7 340.5
Larceny 219 815.5 1,119.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 21 78.2 135.0 219.9

Wheeling, WV Cost Of Living

88
Wheeling's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Wheeling West Virginia National Average
Overall 88 84 100
Services 92 100 100
Groceries 109 91 100
Health 92 88 100
Housing 56 62 100
Transportation 119 87 100
Utilities 114 89 100

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Rankings for Wheeling in West Virginia

Map Of Wheeling, WV

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Population over time in Wheeling

Year Population % Change
2019 27,062 -0.5%
2018 27,190 -1.2%
2017 27,521 -0.9%
2016 27,758 -0.5%
2015 27,894 -0.8%
2014 28,129 -1.1%
2013 28,439 -0.8%
2012 28,662 -0.3%
2011 28,745 -0.4%
2010 28,861 -

Race / Ethnicity in Wheeling

White
90.2% (24,416)
African American
5.7% (1,554)
American Indian
0.3% (68)
Asian
0.7% (199)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.3% (79)
Two Or More
1.7% (450)
Hispanic
1.1% (296)
Race Wheeling WV USA
White 90.2% 92.0% 60.7%
African American 5.7% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.7% 0.8% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.7% 1.6% 2.4%
Hispanic 1.1% 1.6% 18.0%

Gender in Wheeling

Female
52.7% (14,255)
Male
47.3% (12,807)
Gender Wheeling WV USA
Female 52.7% 50.6% 50.8%
Male 47.3% 49.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Wheeling for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (811)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (1,353)
High School / GED
35.0% (9,471)
Some College
20.0% (5,412)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (1,894)
Bachelor's Degree
17.0% (4,600)
Master's Degree
9.0% (2,435)
Professional Degree
3.0% (811)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (270)
Education Wheeling WV USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 35.0% 40.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 17.0% 12.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Wheeling, West Virginia

Less than $10,000
10.5% (285,379)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.1% (192,199)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.8% (319,475)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.3% (280,008)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.3% (441,847)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.4% (417,793)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.8% (293,319)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.3% (251,750)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.1% (109,994)
$200,000 or more
4.2% (114,431)
Income Wheeling WV USA
Less than $10,000 10.5% 8.7% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.1% 6.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.8% 12.6% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.3% 11.2% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.3% 14.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.4% 17.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.8% 11.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.3% 11.4% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.1% 3.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 4.2% 3.0% 7.7%

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