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Wheeling Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Wheeling Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
27,052

Age

Under 5 Years:
5.2%
5 - 17:
14.4%
18 - 24:
8.4%
25 - 34:
11.5%
35 - 54:
21.9%
55 - 64:
14.9%
Over 65 Years:
23.8%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
High School Graduates
College Graduated
5.3%
5.3%
92.2%
92.2%
29.3%
29.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Wheeling
USA
$29,110
$29,110
$35,384
$35,384

Median household income

Wheeling
USA
$41,911
$41,911
$64,994
$64,994

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
15.7%

Employment Industries in Wheeling

 
Healthcare
Retail
Accommodation
Education
Professional, scientific, and technical services
Manufacturing
Public Service
Construction
Other
Arts
Wholesale
Finance
Administration
Mining
Transportation
18.3%
18.3%
11.9%
11.9%
10.7%
10.7%
9.7%
9.7%
7.7%
7.7%
6.4%
6.4%
5.7%
5.7%
4.1%
4.1%
4.0%
4.0%
3.7%
3.7%
3.5%
3.5%
3.3%
3.3%
2.4%
2.4%
2.4%
2.4%
2.3%
2.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
Black or African American
Other Race / Two or More Races
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
American Indian and Alaska Native
Asian
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
90.1%
90.1%
5.3%
5.3%
2.8%
2.8%
1.2%
1.2%
0.4%
0.4%
0.3%
0.3%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
Irish
English
Italian
Polish
Scots-Irish
French
Scottish
Greek
Lebanese
Hungarian
Welsh
European
Dutch
Swiss
Russian
Slovak
African
British
Swedish
26.1%
26.1%
16.0%
16.0%
9.5%
9.5%
7.3%
7.3%
6.2%
6.2%
2.6%
2.6%
1.9%
1.9%
1.7%
1.7%
1.3%
1.3%
1.0%
1.0%
1.0%
1.0%
1.0%
1.0%
0.9%
0.9%
0.9%
0.9%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
Spanish
German/Yiddish
Chinese
French
Italian
Native American languages
Tagalog
Langs. of India
African languages
Arabic
Hungarian
Navajo
Pacific Island languages
Other Asian languages
Vietnamese
Laotian
Thai
Miao/Hmong
Mon-Khmer (Cambodian)
97.8%
97.8%
0.6%
0.6%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Wheeling Residents:
2.0%