Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Wellsburg is 2,401. Wellsburg, West Virginia is the 6,969th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Wellsburg was in 1990, when its population was 3,477. In 1990, Wellsburg was the 5,075th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 6,969th largest city in the US. Wellsburg is currently 30.9% smaller than it was in 1990.
Wellsburg has shrunk 16.6% since the year 2000. Wellsburg, West Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 88% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Wellsburg, West Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,222. The voting age population is 46.4% male and 53.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 28.0% of the residents of Wellsburg are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Wellsburg are 100.0% White.
In Wellsburg, 21.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 23.9%. On a per-household basis, 10.9% of families are below the poverty line in Wellsburg.
Among those aged 16 and older, 54.5% of Wellsburg residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 90.5% of Wellsburg residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 24.3% have a bachelor's degree and 12.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Wellsburg residents aged 5 and older, 0.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Wellsburg is 1.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Wellsburg, 26.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Wellsburg is $40,136.
In Wellsburg, 62.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 37.4% of housing units in Wellsburg.
Of all the housing units in Wellsburg, 37.7% of them were build before 1940.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Wellsburg is $570.
In Wellsburg, 62.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|6960||Windy Hills, Kentucky||2,412||-1.9%|
|6962||New London, Ohio||2,408||-10.7%|
|6964||Mount Vernon, Kentucky||2,407||-7.3%|
|6965||Lennox, South Dakota||2,405||17.0%|
|6966||Mohawk, New York||2,405||-9.3%|
|6968||Norwood, North Carolina||2,403||-7.0%|
|6969||Wellsburg, West Virginia||2,401||-16.6%|
|6975||Gold Bar, Washington||2,395||15.8%|
|6976||St. Paul, Nebraska||2,394||7.7%|
|6977||Stanley, North Dakota||2,392||87.9%|
|7262||White Sulphur Springs||2,198||-5.1%|
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