Wheeling, WV 26003 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26003: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wheeling, WV 26003

Acceptable Alternative
Bethlehem, WV 26003
Elm Grove, WV 26003
Mozart, WV 26003
Overbrook, WV 26003
Warwood, WV 26003

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,056
  • Single Family Addresses: 17,437
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,147
  • County: Ohio County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.069, Longitude -80.688
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 26003 has segments in 3 Counties (Brooke, Marshall, Ohio).

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Wheeling, WV 26003 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 41,345
Daytime Population: Workers 26,176
Daytime Population: Residents 22,156
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 48,332
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.17
Population in Households 39,769
Population in Familes 30,160
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,576
Population Density2 498
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $40,987
Average Household Income $58,376
Per Capita Income $26,196


Total Housing Units 20,517 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,623 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,499 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,395 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $112,098
Average Home Value $140,764


Total Households 18,122
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 10,565
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.19% -0.36%
Households -0.08% -0.32%
Families -0.31% -0.46%
Median Household Income   0.3%
Per Capita Income   1.56%

Wheeling, WV 26003 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26003 to the other 663 ZIP Codes in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 2 100th
Population Density # 77 89th
Diversity Index # 85 87th
Median Household Income # 290 56th
Per Capita Income # 79 88th

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