Weirton is a medium-sized city located in the state of West Virginia. With a population of 18,813 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Weirton is the sixth largest community in West Virginia.
Overall, Weirton’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Weirton has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Weirton a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
The education level of Weirton citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.83% of adults in Weirton have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Weirton in 2018 was $31,648, which is wealthy relative to West Virginia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $126,592 for a family of four. However, Weirton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Weirton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Weirton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Weirton include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Weirton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.