Welch, West Virginia

Population 2,505

Welch is located in Mcdowell County, WV. The population is 2,505, making Welch the largest city in Mcdowell County.

There are 3 public schools in Welch with an average Homefacts rating of F. The total crime rate for Welch is very low , and there are 4 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Welch is high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Welch property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Welch include Davy, Kimball and Gary.

Welch Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Poor
  • No High School Diploma: 20.1%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 72.4%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 7.5%

Crime Rate

88.62% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 0
  • Violent Crimes: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 0
  • Property Crime: 282
  • Larceny Theft: 282

Registered Offenders

27.27% Higher than national avg.
  • 4 offenders in Welch
  • 15.97 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

36 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 1
  • Superfunds: 2
  • Tanks & Spills: 33

Unemployment

High 7.9%
  • West Virginia unemployment average: 4.3%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

3 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 3 K-12 public schools in Welch, WV and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Welch's schools as Poor, with an overall F rating.

0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

  • We're sorry! No colleges & universities found in our database

View All School Information

Crime view details

4 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

View All Registered Offenders

Crime Index view report

*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
  • Total Crime Index
  • Violent Crime Index
  • Property Crime Index

0 Former Drug Labs view all

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

Property Reports view all

Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Welch, WV
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $595
  • 1 Bedroom: $619
  • 2 Bedrooms: $705
  • 3 Bedrooms: $915
  • 4 Bedrooms: $956

View All Home Reports

Environmental Hazards

36 Environmental Hazards

Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (362/384)
    Welch, WV has 94.27% good air quality.
    view all
  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Welch, WV is a green zone.
    view all
  • UV Index MODERATE 4.32 Average
    Welch, WV is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
    view all

Weather

  • We're sorry! No Weather statistics found in our database.

Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 32.55°
  • February 36.98°
  • March 45.68°
  • April 57.22°
  • May 64.31°
  • June 71.8°
  • July 73.77°
  • August 72.38°
  • September 67.17°
  • October 56.13°
  • November 46.35°
  • December 42.48°

View More About Environmental Hazards

Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Welch, WV

Earthquakes
Welch, WV has a low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Welch, WV has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Welch, WV has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Welch, WV has a very low risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Welch, WV: $27,115

Unemployment

Unemployment in Welch is 7.9%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.3% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 37.90%
White Collar - 62.10%

Politics

State Representatives

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

City Representatives

  • Evan Jenkins

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

2 Police Stations view all

1 Retirement Home view all

Thank you for visiting the city of Welch, WV.