Weirton Information

Weirton Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Weirton, WV

General Weirton Information

State: West Virginia

County: Hancock County

Close cities: Weirton, WV, New Cumberland, WV, Colliers, WV, Follansbee, WV, Hooverson Heights, WV

Weirton Population (census data)
Total 18,842 (-6.6% since 2000)
Male 8,849 (47.0%)
Female 9,993 (53.0%)

Population Density: 1,054 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 81.7 (US Avg is 100)

Weirton Elevation: 800 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1947

Land Area: 17.9 square miles

Median Household Income: $42,060

Zip Codes: 26062.

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Weirton Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (94.1%)
  • Black (3.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Italian (18.3%)
  • German (16.1%)
  • Irish (14.8%)
  • Polish (9.4%)
  • English (9.2%)
  • United States (6.0%)
Foriegn Born: 461 people (2.4%)
  • Europe (100.0%)

Weirton School Information

High Schools
Weir High School (100 Red Rider Road, Weirton, WV, 26062 - Hancock County School District District)
Middle Schools
Weir Middle School (125 Sinclair Avenue, Weirton, WV, 26062 - Hancock County School District District)
Elementary Schools
Broadview Elementary School (189 Circle Drive, Weirton, WV, 26062 - Hancock County School District District)
Liberty Elementary School (200 Culler Road, Weirton, WV, 26062 - Hancock County School District District)
Weirton Heights Elementary School (160 South 12th Street, Weirton, WV, 26062 - Hancock County School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Edgewood Primary School (4215 Wells Street, Weirton, WV, 26062 - Brooke County School District District)
Lauretta B Millsop Primary School (Legion & Swearingen, Weirton, WV, 26062 - Brooke County School District District)

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