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About Wheeling

Wheeling is a suburb in the Wheeling Metro Area and in the Ohio County. It has a population of 27,046 and a population density of 1,973, which is 95% above the national average. It has a median age of 44, which is same as the Wheeling Metro median age and 6 years above the national average.


Wheeling has a median home value of $149,500, which is 27% above the Metro average.The average rent of $1,128 is 43% above the metro average rent and 6% above the national average rent. The average household income in Wheeling is $41,911 , which is 16% below the Metro average household income and 36% below the national average of household income.


The average school rating in Wheeling is 7. Wheeling also has a crime index 102 that is above the Metro average and above the National average, making it one of the best places to raise a family in Wheeling.


$154,100Median Home Value
$109,300 Wheeling Metro Area
$1,128Median Rent
$842 Wheeling Metro Area
3 /10 - 9 /10
School Rating
102
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index
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Wheeling's population is made up of 41% married, 36% single, 14% divorced and 9% widowed. Baby Boomers make up the largest percentage of the population at 45%, while Millennials have the second largest segment at 23%. Homeowners make up 61% of the population in Wheeling.

26,900Population
136,708 Wheeling Metro Area
1,970Population Density
  • 48% Male
  • 52% Female
45 Median Age
44 Wheeling Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in Wheeling is $33,868. The Median Household Income is $46,516 and the Wheeling Unemployment Rate is 6%.

$33,868Income Per Capita
$33,065 Wheeling Metro Area
$46,516Median Household Income
$56,218 Wheeling Metro Area
18% Poverty Rate
17% Wheeling Metro Area
6% Unemployment Rate
4% Wheeling Metro Area
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$154,100Median Home Value
$109,300 Wheeling Metro Area
$1,128Median Rent
$842 Wheeling Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 Wheeling Metro Area

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39%
Home Owners
61%
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3 /10 - 9 /10
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Top Schools in Wheeling

Ohio County Schools School District
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3700 Wood Street, Wheeling, WV, 26003
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Ohio County Schools School District
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100 Clarks Lane, Wheeling, WV, 26003
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Ohio County Schools School District
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1 Bethany Pike, Wheeling, WV, 26003
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Ohio County Schools School District
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85 Mil Acres Drive, Wheeling, WV, 26003
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Bellaire Local School District
6
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53299 Pike Street, Bellaire, OH, 43906
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Wheeling Metro Area
Commute To
Pittsburgh International Airport
1 hr 2 mins
Pittsburgh, PA
1 hr 17 mins
Ashland University Dwight Schar College of Nursing
2 hr 10 mins
Franciscan University of Steubenville
36 mins
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Wheeling crime index is 102 which is higher than the national average. Click here to see the Safest Places to Live in Wheeling.

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Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Crime Index represents the risk of crime occurring in a area and is measured against national index of 100. If the Crime Index of an area is above 100 the crime in that area is relatively higher when compared to US. If the Crime Index of an area is below 100 the crime in that area is lower when compared to US.

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