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Demographics

People

Total Population2,720
Male Share of the Population49.7%
Female Share of the Population50.3%
Senior Citizens25.4%
Employed Population 16+1,161
Age of the Population49

Families

% of people married47.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher26.2%
Median Earnings25+$32,762
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$67,074
% Above Poverty Level85.4%
% Below Poverty Level14.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work7.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone46.6%
Median Gross Rent$529
Median House Value$84,600

Ancestry

German21.2%
Italian14.6%
Irish11.9%
English9.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)4.3%
Polish3.5%
Scottish3.4%
Belgian2%
French Except Basque1.8%
Welsh1.7%
Dutch1.4%
Serbian1.3%
Croatian1.1%
Swedish0.7%
Swiss0.6%
Czech0.6%
Lithuanian0.5%
Slovak0.5%
Norwegian0.1%
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Wellsburg Almanac

CategoryValue
County Brooke County
Standard Zip Codes26070
Phone Area Codes304
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.28
Approximate Longitude-80.6

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)

StationWELLSBURG WTR TRMT PL
Distance0.9 miles
Jan Temp20 to 37 F
Apr Temp38 to 63 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp42 to 65 F
Annual Precip39.4 inches
StationSTEUBENVILLE
Distance7.8 miles
Jan Temp20 to 36 F
Apr Temp39 to 62 F
Jul Temp63 to 83 F
Oct Temp43 to 64 F
Annual Precip40.5 inches
StationPIKE ISLAND LOCK AND DAM
Distance9.7 miles
Jan Temp21 to 37 F
Apr Temp39 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 83 F
Oct Temp44 to 65 F
Annual Precip38 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Beech Bottom604$47,500
Bethany1,029$74,063
Follansbee2,905$63,056
Valley Grove334$36,429
West Liberty1,775$53,958
Windsor Heights422$48,125

Wellsburg Public Libraries

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

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Wellsburg Public Schools

Brooke High School
29 Bruin Drive
ZIP: 26070
(304) 527-1410
Other
Total Enrollment 1038
Franklin Primary School
1305 Washington Pike
ZIP: 26070
(304) 737-1760
Primary
Total Enrollment 176
Wellsburg Middle School
1447 Main Street
ZIP: 26070
(304) 737-2922
Middle
Total Enrollment 396
Wellsburg Primary School
15th & Charles Street
ZIP: 26070
(304) 737-0133
Primary
Total Enrollment 235
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