Wellsburg, West Virginia

Population 2,791

Wellsburg is located in Brooke County, WV. The population is 2,791, making Wellsburg the 3rd largest city in Brooke County.

There are 4 public schools in Wellsburg with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Wellsburg is very low , and there are 23 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Wellsburg is very high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Wellsburg property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Wellsburg include Brilliant, Hooverson Heights and Mingo Junction.

Wellsburg Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 12.4%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 61.4%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 26.2%

Crime Rate

71.27% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 79
  • Violent Crimes: 40
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 40
  • Property Crime: 672
  • Larceny Theft: 553

Registered Offenders

85.91% Higher than national avg.
  • 23 offenders in Wellsburg
  • 82.41 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

46 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 3
  • Registered Polluters: 2
  • Superfunds: 7
  • Tanks & Spills: 34


Very High 5.3%
  • West Virginia unemployment average: 4.3%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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4 Public Schools view public schools

There are 4 K-12 public schools in Wellsburg, WV and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Wellsburg's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Wellsburg, WV

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2 Building Permits View All

  • In 2007, the city of Wellsburg, WV issued 2 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2006, the city of Wellsburg, WV issued 0 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $560
  • 1 Bedroom: $580
  • 2 Bedrooms: $740
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,000
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,080

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Environmental Hazards

46 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (362/384)
    Wellsburg, WV has 94.27% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4 Average
    Wellsburg, WV is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 28.42°
  • February 32.13°
  • March 42.33°
  • April 53.25°
  • May 62.27°
  • June 69.47°
  • July 73.73°
  • August 72.02°
  • September 65.7°
  • October 54.02°
  • November 43.6°
  • December 33.48°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Wellsburg, WV

Wellsburg, WV has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Wellsburg, WV has no risk of hurricanes.
Wellsburg, WV has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Wellsburg, WV has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Wellsburg, WV: $32,861


Unemployment in Wellsburg is 5.3%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.3% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 41.77%
White Collar - 58.23%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin
  • Sen. Shelley Moore Capito
  • Sen. Joe Manchin III

City Representatives

  • David McKinley

Neighborhood Info

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3 FCC Towers view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Wellsburg, WV

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1 Retirement Home view all

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