Wheeling, WV-OH

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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Population
142,664
0.791% 1-year decline
Median Age
44.3

Poverty Rate
13.9%

Median Household Income
$48,208
5.66% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$105,500
4.04% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
61,514
0.885% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, Wheeling, WV-OH had a population of 143k people with a median age of 44.3 and a median household income of $48,208. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Wheeling, WV-OH declined from 143,801 to 142,664, a -0.791% decrease and its median household income grew from $45,625 to $48,208, a 5.66% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Wheeling, WV-OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.35%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.27%), White (Hispanic) (0.601%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.489%). NaNk% of the people in Wheeling, WV-OH speak a non-English language, and 99.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Wheeling, WV-OH are West Liberty University (512 degrees awarded in 2017), West Virginia Northern Community College (429 degrees), and Wheeling Jesuit University (414 degrees).

The median property value in Wheeling, WV-OH is $105,500, and the homeownership rate is 75%. Most people in Wheeling, WV-OH commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Wheeling, WV-OH is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Ohio and West Virginia (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Ohio went to Donald J. Trump with 53.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (41.6%), followed by Other (3.91%). The most partisan county was Grant County, WV with 87.7% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Sherrod Brown, Rob Portman, Joe Manchin, and Shelley Moore Capito are the senators currently representing the state of Ohio and West Virginia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Ohio and West Virginia is currently represented by 19 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Ohio
53.6% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Ohio and West Virginia
  1. 87.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 83.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 83.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Ohio and West Virginia was Grant County, WV with 87.7% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Ohio and West Virginia colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Ohio and West Virginia

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Sherrod Brown
Senator from Ohio1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Rob Portman
Senator from Ohio3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Joe Manchin
Senator from West Virginia1
Assumed office on November 15, 2010
Elected to the seat to succeed Carte Goodwin, who had been appointed to the seat following the death of Robert Byrd.
Shelley Moore Capito
Senator from West Virginia2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Sherrod Brown, Rob Portman, Joe Manchin, and Shelley Moore Capito are the senators currently representing Ohio and West Virginia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Ohio and West Virginia over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Ohio and West Virginia

Ohio and West Virginia is currently represented by 19 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Ohio and West Virginia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Wheeling, WV-OH is home to a population of 143k people, from which 99.6% are citizens. As of 2018, 1.19% of Wheeling, WV-OH residents were born outside of the country (1.69k people).

In 2018, there were 27.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (133k people) in Wheeling, WV-OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.78k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.82k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Wheeling, WV-OH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    133k ± 95
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    4.78k ± 246
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.82k ± 319
1%
Hispanic Population
1.43k people

In 2018, there were 27.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (133k people) in Wheeling, WV-OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.78k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.82k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1% of the people in Wheeling, WV-OH are hispanic (1.43k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Wheeling, WV-OH as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.19%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
1.69k people
1.12%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
1.61k people

As of 2018, 1.19% of Wheeling, WV-OH residents (1.69k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Wheeling, WV-OH was 1.12%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Wheeling, WV-OH compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Age by Nativity

44
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.2
54
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 3.3

In 2018, the median age of all people in Wheeling, WV-OH was 44.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 44, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 54. But people in Wheeling, WV-OH are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Wheeling, WV-OH residents was 44.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    59,108 ± 7,063 people
  2. Mexico
    47,556 ± 6,447 people
  3. China
    35,178 ± 5,646 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Ohio and West Virginia was India, the natal country of 59,108 Ohio and West Virginia residents, followed by Mexico with 47,556 and China with 35,178.

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Citizenship

99.6%
2018 Citizenship
99.6%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 99.6% of Wheeling, WV-OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Wheeling, WV-OH was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    4,094 ± 287
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,193 ± 226
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,130 ± 202

Wheeling, WV-OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.43 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Wheeling, WV-OH is $48,208. In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Wheeling, WV-OH was Delaware County, OH with a value of $99,881, followed by Warren County, OH and Geauga County, OH, with respective values of $86,473 and $82,784.

Males in Ohio have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,809. The income inequality in Ohio (measured using the Gini index) is 0.461, which is lower than than the national average.

Comparatively, males in West Virginia have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $39,552. The income inequality in West Virginia is 0.444, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Wheeling, WV-OH employs 61.5k people. The largest industries in Wheeling, WV-OH are Health Care & Social Assistance (11,030 people), Retail Trade (8,103 people), and Educational Services (5,447 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($80,998), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($76,711), and Utilities ($73,165).

Wages

Median Household Income

$48,208
2018 value
± $1,478
5.66%
1 Year Growth
± 3.86%

Households in Wheeling, WV-OH have a median annual income of $48,208, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $45,625 in 2017, which represents a 5.66% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$61,819
Average Male Salary in Ohio
± $967
$45,809
Average Female Salary in Ohio
± $722
$55,526
Average Male Salary in West Virginia
± $2,063
$39,552
Average Female Salary in West Virginia
± $1,541

In 2017, full-time male employees in Ohio made 1.35 times more than female employees.

In that same year, full-time male employees in West Virginia made 1.4 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in West Virginia
  1. Asian
    $63,277 ± $23,510
  2. American Indian
    $44,513 ± $30,224
  3. White
    $42,144 ± $1,238
Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Ohio
  1. Asian
    $61,297 ± $5,164
  2. White
    $47,402 ± $598
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $43,729 ± $34,565

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of West Virginia workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.42 times more than American Indian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in West Virginia.

In the same year, the highest paid race/ethnicity of Ohio workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.29 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Ohio.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Ohio and West Virginia by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Wheeling, WV-OH is from Ohio and West Virginia.
0.461
2017 Wage GINI in Ohio
0.461
2016 Wage GINI in Ohio
0.444
2017 Wage GINI in West Virginia
0.444
2016 Wage GINI in West Virginia

In 2017, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.461 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0776% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Ohio was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Ohio in comparison to the national average.

In the same year, the income inequality in West Virginia was 0.444 and income inequality had a 0.108% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for West Virginia was lower than than the national average of 0.479, meaning wages are distributed more evenly in West Virginia in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Wheeling, WV-OH was Delaware County, OH with a value of $99,881, followed by Warren County, OH and Geauga County, OH, with respective values of $86,473 and $82,784.

The following map shows all of the counties in Wheeling, WV-OH colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Wheeling, WV-OH (18.8k out of 135k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 55 - 64.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    16,989 ± 834
  2. Black
    1,174 ± 281
  3. Two Or More
    420 ± 182

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Wheeling, WV-OH is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

61.5k
2018 Value
± 1,591
-0.885%
1 Year decline
± 3.6%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Wheeling, WV-OH declined at a rate of -0.885%, from 62.1k employees to 61.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Wheeling, WV-OH, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (7,074 people), Sales & Related Occupations (6,089 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (5,050 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Wheeling, WV-OH.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Wheeling, WV-OH, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (7,074 people), Sales & Related Occupations (6,089 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (5,050 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Wheeling, WV-OH has an unusually high number of residents working as Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.63 times higher than expected), Health Technologists & Technicians (1.53 times), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.45 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Wheeling, WV-OH, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($79,659), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($72,404), and Construction & Extraction Occupations ($56,660).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

61.5k
2018 Value
± 1,591
-0.885%
1 Year decline
± 3.6%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Wheeling, WV-OH declined at a rate of -0.885%, from 62.1k employees to 61.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Wheeling, WV-OH, are Health Care & Social Assistance (11,030 people), Retail Trade (8,103 people), and Educational Services (5,447 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Wheeling, WV-OH, though some of these residents may live in Wheeling, WV-OH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Wheeling, WV-OH, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (11,030 people), Retail Trade (8,103 people), and Educational Services (5,447 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Wheeling, WV-OH has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (9.9 times higher than expected), Utilities (2.38 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.29 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Wheeling, WV-OH, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($80,998), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($76,711), and Utilities ($73,165).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Ohio and West Virginia to other states, or from other states to Ohio and West Virginia.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $67.1B
  2. $65.6B
  3. $48.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Ohio and West Virginia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $67.1B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($65.6B) and Machinery ($48.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Ohio and West Virginia products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$614B
2015 Value in Ohio
$952B
Projected 2045 Value in Ohio
55% growth
$68B
2015 Value in West Virginia
$86.9B
Projected 2045 Value in West Virginia
27.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound Ohio trade was $614B. This is expected to increase 55% to $952B by 2045.

Comparatively, total outbound West Virginia trade was $68B. This is expected to increase 27.7% to $86.9B by 2045.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Ohio and West Virginia to other states, or from other states to Ohio and West Virginia.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $45.6B
  2. $42.2B
  3. $36.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Ohio and West Virginia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Michigan with $45.6B, followed by Pennsylvania with $42.2B and Indiana and $36.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Ohio and West Virginia shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2017, universities in Wheeling, WV-OH awarded 1,670 degrees. The student population of Wheeling, WV-OH is skewed towards women, with 2,622 male students and 4,433 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Wheeling, WV-OH are White (1,452 and 87.6%), followed by Unknown (76 and 4.59%), Black or African American (59 and 3.56%), and Two or More Races (33 and 1.99%).

The largest universities in Wheeling, WV-OH by number of degrees awarded are West Liberty University (512 and 30.7%), West Virginia Northern Community College (429 and 25.7%), and Wheeling Jesuit University (414 and 24.8%).

The most popular majors in Wheeling, WV-OH are General Business Administration & Management (160 and 9.58%), Registered Nursing (145 and 8.68%), and General Studies (89 and 5.33%).

The median tuition costs in Wheeling, WV-OH are $27,000 for private four year colleges, and $6,060 and $10,836 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 48 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 127 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 56 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Wheeling, WV-OH was Registered Nursing with 48 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Wheeling, WV-OH according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 512 degrees awarded
  2. 429 degrees awarded
  3. 414 degrees awarded
$6,060
Median In-State Public
$27,000
Median Private

In 2017, the Wheeling, WV-OH institution with the largest number of graduating students was West Liberty University with 512 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

612
Degrees Awarded to Men
1,058
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 612 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Wheeling, WV-OH, which is 0.578 times less than the 1,058 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Wheeling, WV-OH by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,452 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    76 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    59 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Wheeling, WV-OH were to White students. These 1,452 degrees mean that there were 19.1 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 76 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Wheeling, WV-OH was $105,500 in 2018, which is 0.459 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $101,400 to $105,500, a 4.04% increase. The homeownership rate in Wheeling, WV-OH is 75%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Wheeling, WV-OH have an average commute time of 22.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Wheeling, WV-OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$105,500
2018 Median
± $2,527
$101,400
2017 Median
± $2,741

In 2018, the median property value in Wheeling, WV-OH grew to to $105,500 from the previous year's value of $101,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Wheeling, WV-OH compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Wheeling, WV-OH the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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$48,208
Median Household Income
± $1,478
55.8k
Number of Households
± 1,405

In 2018, the median household income of the 55.8k households in Wheeling, WV-OH grew to $48,208 from the previous year's value of $45,625.

The following chart displays the households in Wheeling, WV-OH distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Wheeling, WV-OH distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Wheeling, WV-OH the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

75%
2018 Homeownership
74.4%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 75% of the housing units in Wheeling, WV-OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 74.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Wheeling, WV-OH compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

22.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Wheeling, WV-OH have a shorter commute time (22.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 1.96% of the workforce in Wheeling, WV-OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    86.2%
  2. Carpooled
    6.23%
  3. Walked
    3.39%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Wheeling, WV-OH was Drove Alone (86.2%), followed by those who Carpooled (6.23%) and those who Walked (3.39%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Wheeling, WV-OH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Wheeling, WV-OH have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

93.8% of the population of Wheeling, WV-OH has health coverage, with 48.2% on employee plans, 17.1% on Medicaid, 16% on Medicare, 11.4% on non-group plans, and 1.09% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Ohio was $8,712 in 2014. This is a 5.14% increase from the previous year ($8,286).

Per capita personal health care spending in West Virginia was $9,462 in 2014. This is a 5.5% increase from the previous year ($8,969).

Primary care physicians in Ohio see 1307 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.538% increase from the previous year (1300 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1656 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 561 patients per year.

Similarly, primary care physicians in West Virginia see 1273 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.47% decrease from the previous year (1292 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1917 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 890 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, McDowell County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (19.7%). Additionally, McDowell County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (44.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,307 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Ohio
1,273 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in West Virginia

Primary care physicians in Ohio see an average of 1,307 patients per year. This represents a 0.538% increase from the previous year (1,300 patients).

Primary care physicians in West Virginia see an average of 1,273 patients per year. This represents a 1.47% decrease from the previous year (1,292 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Ohio and West Virginia in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Ohio and West Virginia.
$8,712
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Ohio
$9,462
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in West Virginia

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Ohio (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.14%, from $8,286 to $8,712.

Similarly, all personal health care spending per capita in West Virginia (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.5%, from $8,969 to $9,462.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

6.2%
Uninsured
48.2%
Employer Coverage
17.1%
Medicaid
16%
Medicare
11.4%
Non-Group
1.09%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Wheeling, WV-OH declined by 13.6% from 7.18% to 6.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Wheeling, WV-OH changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 19.7% prevalence
  2. 19.1% prevalence
  3. 18.2% prevalence

McDowell County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Ohio and West Virginia, at 19.7%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Ohio and West Virginia by county over multiple years.

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