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Wheeling West Virginia Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Wheeling West Virginia metro area was $50,440 in 2019, the latest figures available. Wheeling median household income is $1,590 higher than the median West Virginia household income and $15,272 less than the US median household income. 2020 metro income data (including Wheeling median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Wheeling are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Wheeling West Virginia

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
West Virginia $48,850 +8.81% +5.69%
Wheeling $50,440 -0.42% +7.28%

Trends in Wheeling, WV Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Wheeling is $50,440. Real median household income peaked in 2015 at $51,502 and is now $1,062 (2.06%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Wheeling, West Virginia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Wheeling

Date US West Virginia Wheeling
2019 $65,712 $48,850 $50,440
2018 $63,059 $44,896 $50,651
2017 $62,927 $45,335 $51,462
2016 $61,383 $46,221 $47,016
2015 $60,187 $45,343 $51,502
2014 $58,001 $44,383 $44,243
2013 $57,437 $45,348 $44,289
2012 $57,307 $44,841 $46,493
2011 $57,531 $43,838 $45,660
2010 $58,809 $44,910 $45,141
2009 $59,988 $44,716 $46,596

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Wheeling Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Wheeling was $67,799 in 2019. Compared to the median West Virginia family income, Wheeling median family income is $6,879 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Wheeling will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Wheeling West Virginia

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
West Virginia $60,920 +3.67% +0.85%
Wheeling $67,799 +9.50% +3.77%

Trends in Wheeling, WV Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $67,799, the median family income for Wheeling was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Wheeling, West Virginia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Wheeling

Date US West Virginia Wheeling
2019 $80,944 $60,920 $67,799
2018 $77,786 $58,764 $61,917
2017 $77,064 $58,494 $67,701
2016 $75,707 $60,409 $65,336
2015 $73,660 $57,692 $67,240
2014 $71,246 $56,656 $58,820
2013 $70,386 $56,718 $60,812
2012 $69,752 $57,250 $57,228
2011 $70,009 $56,610 $61,513
2010 $71,221 $57,494 $57,212
2009 $72,962 $56,928 $60,325

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Wheeling Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Wheeling was $30,331 in 2019. Compared to the median West Virginia per capita income, Wheeling median per capita income is $2,885 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Wheeling will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Wheeling West Virginia

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
West Virginia $27,446 +2.98% +4.01%
Wheeling $30,331 +13.71% +9.43%

Trends in Wheeling, WV Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $30,331, the per capita income for Wheeling was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Wheeling, West Virginia, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Wheeling

Date US West Virginia Wheeling
2019 $35,672 $27,446 $30,331
2018 $34,444 $26,653 $26,674
2017 $33,788 $25,529 $28,476
2016 $33,163 $26,388 $27,716
2015 $32,351 $25,401 $28,929
2014 $31,228 $24,553 $25,453
2013 $30,982 $25,458 $26,683
2012 $30,476 $24,999 $25,552
2011 $30,425 $25,131 $24,979
2010 $30,622 $24,622 $27,402
2009 $31,545 $25,423 $25,925

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