Weirton, West Virginia Population 2018

Weirton, West Virginia's estimated population is 18,685 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Weirton, West Virginia is the 6th largest city in West Virginia based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1034.92 people/mi² (399.58 people/km²), with a household density of 202.95 people/km² (525.63 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 47.1 years, 44.2 years for males, and 49.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.0 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 9,490 households in the city, with an average size of 2.21 people per household. The vacancy rate was 8.7%, with a median rent of $653/month. The median house has 5.7 rooms, and has a value of $87,400.

The median income for households in Weirton, West Virginia is $39,328, while the mean household income is $54,085. The per capita income is $25,208, and 12.3% of families and 16.6% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 34.6% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 8.7% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201718,685-160-0.85%
201618,845-269-1.41%
201519,114-190-0.98%
201419,304-132-0.68%
201319,436-71-0.36%
201219,507-127-0.65%
201119,634-84-0.43%
201019,718-693-3.40%
200020,411-1,713-7.74%
199022,124-3,247-12.80%
198025,371-1,760-6.49%
197027,131-1,070-3.79%
196028,2014,19617.48%
195024,00514,905163.79%
19409,1000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White18,099
Black or African American589
Two or More Races548
Asian53
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander14
American Indian and Alaska Native4
Some Other Race

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Weirton Wv Population Pyramid 2018

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Weirton Wv Median Age

47.1


Total

44.2


Male

49.4


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 15,452 adults in Weirton Wv.

Weirton Wv Age Dependency

62

Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Weirton Wv Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.7
Houses Without Mortgage
2,842
Houses With Mortgage
2,809
Vacancy Rate
8.7
Median Rent
653
Median Home Value
87,400
Renter-Occupied Units
3,014
Owner-Occupied Units
5,651
Total Housing Units
9,490

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Weirton Wv for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 2.6% and the labor force participation rate is 58%.

Weirton Wv Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.21
Average Family Size
2.86
Total Households
8665
Married Couple Households
3617
Male Householder (no wife) Families
299
Female Householder (no husband) Families
1145
Non Family Households
3604
Total Families
5061
Households With Own Children
1503
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
5.5
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.4

Weirton Wv Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
663
$10,000 to $14,999
682
$15,000 to $24,999
1,142
$25,000 to $34,999
1,311
$35,000 to $49,999
1,440
$50,000 to $74,999
1,450
$75,000 to $99,999
959
$100,000 to $149,999
706
$150,000 to $199,999
141
Over $200,000
171

Weirton Wv Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Weirton Wv

West Virginia

$39,328

$42,644

$54,085

$57,779

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Weirton Wv Education Data

Weirton Wv Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
4062.80%
9th to 12th Grade
9996.88%
High School Graduate
5,70239.26%
Some College
3,03420.89%
Associates Degree
1,3038.97%
Bachelors Degree
2,08714.37%
Graduate Degree
9936.84%