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The City of Wheeling, West Virginia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
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Demographics / Census

Residential Quick Facts (2003 estimate)
  • Population - 30,096
  • Persons under 18 years old - 20.6%
  • Persons 65 years old and over - 21.6%
  • Female persons - 54.3%
  • White persons - 92.7%
  • Black or African American persons - 5.0%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native persons - 0.1
  • Asian persons - 0.9%
  • Persons reporting some other race - 0.2%
  • Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin- 0.6%
  • Living in same house 5 yrs old & over - 60.9%
  • Foreign born persons - 1.7%
  • Language other than English spoken at home age 5+ - 4.1%
  • High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+ - 81.9%
  • Bachelorís degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+ - 23.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+ - 18.5
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
From the region’s largest trail system, to national schools of excellence, to a reorganized municipal government, the City of Wheeling offers a dynamic environment for you, your family and your business. There are many features that are unique to this area and we are proud of them! Our businesses enjoy the business climate as well with our advanced, motivated work force. The work force also enjoys being active in our various professional organizations. The area boasts year-round entertainment, leisure, sports, music, festivals, dining, shopping, and much more.

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