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People

Total Population 2,746
Male Share of the Population 45.8%
Female Share of the Population 54.2%
Senior Citizens 26.9%
Employed Population 16+ 1,110
Age of the Population 49

Families

% of people married 48.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $61,023
% Above Poverty Level 84.4%
% Below Poverty Level 15.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 46.7%
Median Gross Rent $519
Median House Value $81,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.1%
US/American 0%
English 6.8%
Irish 14.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Wellsburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 34 miles W of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Brooke
Metro Area Steubenville - Weirton
Standard Zip Codes 26070
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.271
Longitude -80.609

Wellsburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WELLSBURG WTR TRMT PL
Distance 0.9 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 39.4 inches
Station STEUBENVILLE
Distance 7.8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 36 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 43 to 64 F
Annual Precip 40.5 inches
Station PIKE ISLAND LOCK AND DAM
Distance 9.7 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 37 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 44 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Beech Bottom 618 $56,111
Bethany 1,137 $62,813
Follansbee 2,934 $61,182
Valley Grove 312 $40,469
West Liberty 1,781 $49,196
Windsor Heights 437 $40,000

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Wellsburg Public Libraries

Library
Brooke County Public Library
945 MAIN STREET
Wellsburg, West Virginia
(304) 737-1551

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Wellsburg High Schools

BROOKE HIGH SCHOOL
BRUIN DRIVE
304-527-1410
Serves 1,160 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.9

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