Wellsburg strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in West Virginia):
Low Violent Crime
Low Property Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
Comparing Wellsburg to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in West Virginia (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Age of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|College Educated Adults|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|People Above Poverty|
|Median Family Income|
|Short Commute Times|
|Working at Home|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|People Living Alone|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Low Violent Crime|
|Low Property Crime|
|Nearest Large City||34 miles W of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania|
|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.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||WELLSBURG WTR TRMT PL|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Average Family Size||2.78|
|American Indian & Alaskan||3||0.1%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||7||0.2%|
|Est. 2005 Population||2,727|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||4.8%|
|French (except Basque)||3.8%|
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Student/teacher ratio: 13.9
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