Weirton, WV Population

Population: 20,411. Estimated population in July 2020: 19,544 (-4.2% change)
Males: 9,586 (47.0%), Females: 10,825 (53.0%)

Hancock County

Zip code: 26062

Median resident age: 43.5 years
Median household income: $35,212
Median house value: $72,100

Races in Weirton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.1%)
  • Black (3.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)

Ancestries: Italian (18.3%), German (16.1%), Irish (14.8%), Polish (9.4%), English (9.2%), United States (6.0%).

Elevation: 800 feet

Land area: 17.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Weirton

  • High school or higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Weirton city

  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

2.3% Foreign born (2.0% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -1,732 (-7.8%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Weirton:

  • WEIRTON MEDICAL CENTER (601 COLLIERS WAY)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Weirton:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Weirton:

  • PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL (about 26 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Abbreviation: PIT)
  • ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 46 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Abbreviation: AGC)
  • YOUNGSTOWN-WARREN REGIONAL (about 59 miles; YOUNGSTOWN/WARREN, OH; Abbreviation: YNG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Weirton:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Weirton:

  • WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE (about 17 miles; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,453)
  • ROBERT MORRIS COLLEGE (about 28 miles; MOON TOWNSHIP, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,426)
  • GENEVA COLLEGE (about 30 miles; BEAVER FALLS, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,059)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 39 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 22,930)
  • DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY (about 39 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 8,199)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 39 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 9,058)
  • POINT PARK COLLEGE (about 41 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,189)

Schools

Public high school in Weirton:

  • WEIR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 738; Location: 100 RED RIDER RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Weirton:

  • MADONNA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 158; Location: 150 MICHAEL WAY; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • MERCY BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 60; Location: 3474 PENN. AVENUE; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Weirton:

  • WEIR MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 710; Location: 125 SINCLAIR AVE; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • WEIRTON HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 314; Location: 160 S 12TH ST; Grades: PK – 04)
  • LIBERTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 262; Location: 200 CULLER RD; Grades: KG – 04)
  • BROADVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 230; Location: 189 CIRCLE DRIVE; Grades: KG – 04)
  • LAURETTA B MILLSOP PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 101; Location: LEGION AND SWEARINGEN; Grades: KG – 04)
  • EDGEWOOD PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 98; Location: 4215 WELLS ST; Grades: KG – 04)
Private primary/middle schools in Weirton:

  • ST PAULS ELEMENTARY (Students: 212; Location: 140 WALNUT STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST JOSEPH THE WORKER SCHOOL (Students: 177; Location: 151 MICHAEL AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • SACRED HEART OF MARY SCHOOL (Students: 94; Location: 200 PRESTON AVE; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Weirton:

  • MARY H WEIR PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $641,464; Location: 3442 MAIN STREET; 124,438 books; 7,755 audio materials; 2,467 video materials; 245 serial subscriptions)