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Wheeling, WV

Ohio County, West Virginia

Latitude: 40.070348     Longitude: -80.698604
Population 29,639 (2005)
Elevation of Wheeling, West Virginia: 672 feet
WHEELING is located in OHIO county, West Virginia at latitude 40.070348 and longitude -80.698604 with an elevation of 672 feet. The population of WHEELING is 29,639 as of the year 2005 with a population growth of -5.67% from the year 2000 through 2005. The most common zip code of WHEELING is 26003.

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Population 2005: 29,639
Population 2004: 29,859
Population 2003: 30,075
Population 2002: 30,518
Population 2001: 30,835
Population 2000: 31,419 (2000 Census)
Population 1990: 34,882 (1990 Census)

Population Growth 2000 to 2005: -5.67%
Population Growth 1990 to 2000: -9.93%

Population (2000 Census): 31,419
Male: 14,353 (45.68%)
Female: 17,066 (54.32%)

Median age: 42.40 years

Races, 2000 Census:
White: 92.26%
Black or African American: 4.99%
Two or more races: 1.09%
Asian: 0.91%
Hispanic or Latino: 0.58%
Other race: 0.16%
American Indian: 0.10%
Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander: 0.03%

Housing Units: 15,706 (2000 Census)
Land Area: 13.9122 square miles
Water Area: 1.9060 square miles

Most populous zip code: 26003


Cities & Towns nearby Wheeling

Bethlehem, WV 1.5mi S
Bridgeport, OH 2.4mi W
Martins Ferry, OH 2.4mi NW
Brookside, OH 3.3mi W
Triadelphia, WV 4mi ESE
Benwood, WV 4.4mi SSW
Bellaire, OH 4.5mi SSW
Lansing, OH 4.8mi W
Clearview, WV 5mi N
Yorkville, OH 6mi N

2005 data is not available for the city but is available for the area. This data is shown below. The numbers in the 2005 data shown below may represent different geographical areas than the 2000 data shown above.


2005 Data for: Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

Population: 141,860
Male: 68,241 (48.10%)
Female: 73,619 (51.90%)

Median age: 43.50 years

Races, 2005 Data:
White: 95.87%
Black or African American: 2.27%
Two or more races: 1.01%
Asian: 0.38%
Hispanic or Latino: 0.34%
American Indian: 0.13%
Other race: 0.08%


Population data by age, 2005 data
Under 5 years: 7,241 (5.10%)
5 to 9 years: 7,979 (5.62%)
10 to 14 years: 8,473 (5.97%)
15 to 19 years: 9,494 (6.69%)
20 to 24 years: 7,667 (5.40%)
25 to 34 years: 14,689 (10.35%)
35 to 44 years: 19,189 (13.53%)
45 to 54 years: 24,111 (17.00%)
55 to 59 years: 11,467 (8.08%)
60 to 64 years: 6,717 (4.73%)
65 to 74 years: 11,766 (8.29%)
75 to 84 years: 9,230 (6.51%)
85 years and over: 3,837 (2.70%)

Median age: 43.50 years

Population data by age, legal ages, 2005 data
18 years and over: 112,029 (78.97%)
21 years and over: 106,356 (74.97%)
62 years and over: 29,139 (20.54%)
65 years and over: 24,833 (17.51%)

18 years and older by gender, 2005 data
18 years and over: 112,029 (78.97%)
Male: 52,659 (47.00% of this group)
Female: 59,370 (53.00% of this group)

65 years and older by gender, 2005 data
65 years and over: 24,833 (17.51%)
Male: 9,945 (40.05% of this group)
Female: 14,888 (59.95% of this group)

Races, 2005 data
One Race: 140,421 (98.99%)
Two or more Races: 1,439 (1.01%)
White: 136,004 (95.87%)
Hispanic or Latino (of any race): 483 (0.34%)
Black or African American: 3,219 (2.27%)
Asian: 536 (0.38%)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0 (0.00%)
American Indian and Alaska Native: 179 (0.13%)
Some other race: 118 (0.08%)

Hispanic or Latino Races, 2005 data
Hispanic or Latino (of any race): 483 (0.34%)

Two or More Races, 2005 data
Two or more Races: 1,439 (1.01%)
Two races including Some other race: 0 (0.00%)
Two races excluding Some other race, and Three or more races: 1,439 (1.01%)

Housedold Data, 2005 data
Household population: 141,860 (100.00%)
Householder: 60,564 (42.69%)
Spouse: 32,500 (22.91%)
Child: 37,858 (26.69%)
Other relatives: 5,807 (4.09%)
Nonrelatives: 5,131 (3.62%)
Unmarried partner: 2,336 (1.65%)
Total households: 62,947
Family households (families): 42,340 (67.26%)
With own children under 18 years: 15,788 (25.08%)
Married-couple families: 33,372 (53.02%)
With own children under 18 years: 11,474 (18.23%)
Male householder, no wife present: 2,348 (3.73%)
With own children under 18 years: 1,179 (1.87%)
Female householder, no husband present: 6,620 (10.52%)
With own children under 18 years: 3,135 (4.98%)
Nonfamily households: 20,607 (32.74%)
Householder living alone: 18,121 (28.79%)
65 years and over: 8,582 (13.63%)
Households with one or more people under 18 years: 17,836 (28.33%)
Households with one or more people 65 years and over: 20,004 (31.78%)
Average household size : 2.25
Average family size: 2.77

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