Weirton, West Virginia

Population 19,664

Weirton is located in Hancock County, WV. The population is 19,664, making Weirton the largest city in Hancock County and the 6th largest city in the state of West Virginia.

There are 6 public schools in Weirton with an average Homefacts rating of B+. The total crime rate for Weirton is very low , and there are 53 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Weirton is high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Weirton property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Weirton include Pottery Addition, Paris and Toronto.

Weirton Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 9.7%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 69.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 21.2%

Crime Rate

78.23% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 11
  • Violent Crimes: 60
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 11
  • Property Crime: 481
  • Larceny Theft: 459

Registered Offenders

56.91% Higher than national avg.
  • 53 offenders in Weirton
  • 26.95 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

132 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 12
  • Registered Polluters: 17
  • Superfunds: 20
  • Tanks & Spills: 83


High 6.1%
  • West Virginia unemployment average: 4.3%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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6 Public Schools view public schools

There are 6 K-12 public schools in Weirton, WV and 3 private schools. Homefacts rates Weirton's schools as Very good, with an overall B+ rating.
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3 Private Schools

St Joseph The Worker Grade School

St Pauls Elementary School

Weirton Madonna High School

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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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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Weirton, WV

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4 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Weirton, WV issued 4 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Weirton, WV issued 5 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: $573
  • 1 Bedroom: $593
  • 2 Bedrooms: $757
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,020
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,107

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Environmental Hazards

132 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (362/384)
    Weirton, WV has 94.27% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Weirton, WV is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4 Average
    Weirton, 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 Weirton, WV

Weirton, WV has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Weirton, WV has no risk of hurricanes.
Weirton, WV has a high risk of hail storms.
Weirton, WV has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Weirton, WV: $39,328


Unemployment in Weirton is 6.1%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.3% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 45.43%
White Collar - 54.57%


State Representatives

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

City Representatives

  • David McKinley

Neighborhood Info

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6 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

2 Police Stations view all

2 Retirement Homes view all

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