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Wheeling, WV-OH Metro Area


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2022 population: 136,708   ( 11,242 from 2010)
Land area: 943.4 square miles
Population density: 144.9 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:126,493 92.53% 9.2%
Black:4,7213.45% 2.5%
Indian:2820.21% 53.3%
Asian:9050.66% 20.3%
2+ races:2,5501.87% 31.3%
Hispanic:1,7571.29% 66.4%
Total non-White:10,2157.47% 18.2%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:2,840 10.2
Deaths:5,16918.5
Net Migration: -590-2.1
Net Immigration: 690.2
Change in White population:-12,815 -8.7
Change in Non-White pop.:1,573 1.1




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
147,950
139,30894.16%
4,6043.11%
1840.12%
7520.51%
1,9421.31%
1,0560.71%
8,6425.84%

2000
153,172
145,90795.26%
4,3782.86%
1680.11%
6970.46%
1,1460.75%
7400.48%
7,2654.74%

1990
159,301
155,03597.32%
2,8391.78%
1870.12%
6860.43%
n/a
5540.35%
4,2662.68%

1980
185,566
179,88796.94%
3,7752.03%
1600.09%
5520.30%
n/a
1,0690.58%
5,6793.06%

1970
182,712
177,56097.18%
3,9152.14%
930.05%
1690.09%
n/a
8920.49%
5,152 2.82%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
14,048 9.2
17,36011.3
-4,665-3.0
2880.2
-6,599 -4.3
1,377 0.9
1990's
NumberRate
17,340 10.9
19,79912.4
-3,396-2.1
1340.1
-9,128 -5.7
2,999 1.9
1980's
NumberRate
21,523 11.6
20,121 10.8
-26,641 -14.4
n/a
-24,852 -13.4
-1,413 -0.8
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-3,342 -1.8
n/a
2,327 1.3
527 0.3

Age, Family & Household Data for Wheeling, WV-OH Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
44.3
26,289 19.2%
110,419 80.8%
30,444 22.3%
55,516
2.39
34,297 61.8%
25,752 75.1%
2,951 8.6%
21,219 38.2%

2010
NumberPercent
43.6
29,212 19.7%
118,738 80.3%
26,446 17.9%
61,462
2.29
39,301 63.9%
29,440 74.9%
3,599 9.2%
22,161 36.1%

2000
NumberPercent
40.4
33,493 21.9%
119,679 78.1%
27,447 17.9%
62,347
2.35
41,781 67.0%
32,894 78.7%
3,602 8.6%
20,566 33.0%

1990
NumberPercent
37.7
37,124 23.3%
122,177 76.7%
28,520 17.9%
62,858
2.47
44,503 70.8%
36,217 81.4%
3,434 7.7%
18,355 29.2%

1980
NumberPercent
32.5
48,909 26.4%
136,657 73.6%
25,919 14.0%
67,758
2.68
50,843 75.0%
43,344 85.3%
2,892 5.7%
16,915 25.0%

2022 Housing Data for Wheeling, WV-OH Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units67,612 
Median Value$137,411 
Occupied55,51682.1%
Vacant12,09617.9%
Owned40,91373.7%
Rented14,60326.3%
Median Rent$767 
Single-Family Units52,42177.5%
    Detached50,68275.0%
    Attached1,7392.6%
Buldings with 5+ Units5,4418.0%
Mobile Homes4,1216.1%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Wheeling, WV-OH Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0003,3726.1%
$10,000 to $14,9993,3866.1%
$15,000 to $19,9992,7094.9%
$20,000 to $24,9992,7334.9%
$25,000 to $29,9992,8495.1%
$30,000 to $34,9992,7825.0%
$35,000 to $39,9992,3454.2%
$40,000 to $44,9992,2854.1%
$45,000 to $49,9992,2604.1%
$50,000 to $59,9994,4158.0%
$60,000 to $74,9995,2719.5%
$75,000 to $99,9997,06512.7%
$100,000 to $124,9994,9749.0%
$125,000 to $149,9993,2885.9%
$150,000 to $199,9993,0965.6%
$200,000 or more2,6864.8%
Median Household Income56,752 
Per Capita Income33,011 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.85 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI4,0207.2%
Public Assistance1,1202.0%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps8,71615.7%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed54,92464.8%
Unemployed3,2923.9%
In Armed Forces50.0%
Total Labor Force58,22168.6%
Not in Labor Force26,60231.4%
Real Unemployment Rate 35.2%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector24,88718,45057.4%
Non-Profit1,7323,51033.0%
Self-Employed1,7231,42254.8%
Local Government2,3092,66546.4%
State Government1,5091,15056.8%
Federal Government67234666.0%
Total Private + Self26,61019,87257.2%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.6,2227,67144.8%
Total32,83227,54354.4%
Pct. Govt.14.3%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts6,27110.4%
Sales and Office Occupations13,41322.2%
Professional, Technical12,64620.9%
Service Occupations11,31818.7%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing1560.3%
All others16,76127.7%
White Collar 53.5%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance10,02153.2%
Retail trade8,47045.0%
Educational services5,87331.2%
Manufacturing4,53124.1%
Accommodation and food services4,44123.6%
Construction4,23122.5%
Transportation and warehousing2,99715.9%
Other services2,75314.6%
Professional, scientific, technical2,53613.5%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction2,48613.2%
Public administration2,33912.4%
Finance and insurance2,32412.3%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.1,99910.6%
Wholesale trade1,5818.4%
Arts, entertainment, recreation1,1496.1%
Utilities9615.1%
Information6933.7%
Real estate and rental and leasing6443.4%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting3371.8%
Management430.2%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Wheeling, WV-OH Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican5140.37%
Puerto Rican2910.21%
Cuban300.02%
Dominican380.03%
Total Central American1670.12%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan520.04%
Honduran00.00%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian150.01%
Salvadoran1000.07%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American990.07%
Argentinean210.02%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian320.02%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian310.02%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan150.01%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic4780.34%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Indian2100.15%
Filipino1650.12%
Chinese1390.10%
Japanese360.03%
Vietnamese250.02%
Korean190.01%
Thai100.01%
Taiwanese50.00%
Bangladeshi40.00%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English130,05598.0%
Spanish1,0210.8%
Other Indo-European4800.4%
German, other Germanic3920.3%
French, Haitian, Cajun1400.1%
Tagalog1360.1%
Other Asian1320.1%
Chinese810.1%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic740.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German29,95721.5%
Irish19,25813.8%
English15,62811.2%
Italian10,3807.5%
Polish8,7566.3%
American6,9665.0%
Scotch-Irish2,6471.9%
Scottish2,4491.8%
Hungarian2,3791.7%
French1,7571.3%
European1,6911.2%
Dutch1,5161.1%
Welsh1,4281.0%
African1,4131.0%
Slovak1,2550.9%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen138,80199.7%
Not a citizen4860.3%
Native137,49598.7%
Foreign-born1,7921.3%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Wheeling, WV-OH Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
1,592 1.6%6,371 6.3%41,724 41.1%28,977 28.6%14,317 14.1%8,422 8.3%
  Average years of education: 13.2
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 1,592 1.6%
9-12 Years 6,371 6.3%
H.S. Grad or GED 41,724 41.1%
Some College 28,977 28.6%
Bach. Degree 14,317 14.1%
Grad Degree 8,422 8.3%
Average years of education: 13.2

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Wheeling, WV-OH Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 141,574 132,524 9,050 6.4%
1991 142,414 131,390 11,024 7.7%
1992 142,508 129,304 13,204 9.3%
1993 143,660 130,366 13,294 9.3%
1994 143,640 132,238 11,402 7.9%
1995 142,498 133,142 9,356 6.6%
1996 143,756 134,494 9,262 6.4%
1997 146,190 135,898 10,292 7.0%
1998 145,276 137,278 7,998 5.5%
1999 145,196 137,330 7,866 5.4%
2000 137,790 129,850 7,940 5.8%
2001 136,632 129,140 7,492 5.5%
2002 136,736 127,626 9,110 6.7%
2003 134,942 125,980 8,962 6.6%
2004 135,868 127,034 8,834 6.5%
2005 137,150 128,788 8,362 6.1%
2006 137,612 129,890 7,722 5.6%
2007 137,546 130,332 7,214 5.2%
2008 138,540 130,864 7,676 5.5%
2009 139,950 127,458 12,492 8.9%
2010 139,946 126,048 13,898 9.9%
2011 135,682 124,010 11,672 8.6%
2012 134,868 124,782 10,086 7.5%
2013 135,224 125,512 9,712 7.2%
2014 134,942 126,182 8,760 6.5%
2015 132,758 124,108 8,650 6.5%
2016 131,886 122,660 9,226 7.0%
2017 131,058 123,536 7,522 5.7%
2018 132,864 125,900 6,964 5.2%
2019 131,110 123,964 7,146 5.5%
2020 125,874 113,890 11,984 9.5%
2021 122,188 115,018 7,170 5.9%
2022 120,278 114,584 5,694 4.7%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com