Wellsburg (zip 26070), West Virginia 

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Population

7,619

-2.9% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.2%

Median Age

48.1

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.0 / 4.9

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Wellsburg (zip 26070), West Virginia

Small-town complex - Southeast Ohio along the Ohio River at the West Virginia border. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in the 26070 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: Wellsburg (zip 26070)
Cost of Living: -23.9% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 1223 ft above sea level
Wellsburg, WV Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Cost of living
Attractive setting
Close to Pittsburgh
Cons
Economic cycles
Clouds and rain
Entertainment


What Bert Has To Say About Weirton-Steubenville Metro Area

Weirton is one of the eastern Ohio Valley’s region’s many small steel towns, dominated by the large International Steel Group’s Weirton works. Steubenville, across the Ohio River also has a steel heritage but has begun to diversify. The decline of steel and its related industries has led to higher unemployment, low job growth prospects and a significant population decline in recent years.


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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Wellsburg (zip 26070) is 7.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Wellsburg (zip 26070) jobs have decreased by 0.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Wellsburg (zip 26070)'s cost of living is 23.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Wellsburg (zip 26070)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in the 26070 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Brooke county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 70.8% to 27.7%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Wellsburg (zip 26070)'s population is 7,619 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 2.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 27.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Wellsburg (zip 26070) is Real Estate: $99,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.5%.

SCHOOLS
Wellsburg (zip 26070) public schools spend $11,820 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13 students per teacher in Wellsburg (zip 26070). More Education



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Housing Market in Wellsburg

It's a good time to buy in Wellsburg. Home Appreciation is up 4.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Wellsburg is $99,400.
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