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Weston, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The City of Weston had a population of 3,949 as of July 1, 2018. Weston ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in West Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Weston is located at latitude 39.0384 and longitude -80.4673 in Lewis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Weston (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Lewis County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,020 feet.

The City of Weston (GNIS ID: 2390670) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Weston is located within Courthouse-Collins Settlement District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lewis County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Weston: Flesher's Station, Fleshersville, Flesherville, Fletcherville, Preston.

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Weston, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,949
Population in Households 3,831
Population in Familes 2,857
Population in Group Qrtrs 118
Population Density2 2,031
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $31,150
Average Household Income $46,030
Per Capita Income $20,151


Total Housing Units 2,088 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,040 (49.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 680 (32.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 368 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $87,842
Average Home Value $125,192


Total Households 1,720
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 1,022
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.48% -0.4%
Households -0.62% -0.49%
Families -0.69% -0.63%
Median Household Income   0.88%
Per Capita Income   1.87%

Weston, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Weston to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 38 91st
Population Density # 44 89th
Diversity Index # 113 72nd
Median Household Income # 340 16th
Per Capita Income # 295 27th

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