Wheeling is a city located in Ohio County, West Virginia. With a 2020 population of 25,941, it is the 5th largest city in West Virginia (after Charleston, Huntington, Morgantown, and Parkersburg) and the 1476th largest city in the United States. Wheeling is currently declining at a rate of -1.57% annually and its population has decreased by -8.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 28,486 in 2010. Wheeling reached it's highest population of 61,659 in 1930. Spanning over 16 miles, Wheeling has a population density of 1,883 people per square mile.
The average household income in Wheeling is $63,173 with a poverty rate of 15.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $646 per month, and the median house value is $107,700. The median age in Wheeling is 43.9 years, 41.6 years for males, and 46.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.8 males.