Weirton–Steubenville metropolitan area

The Weirton–Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area, also known as the Upper Ohio Valley, is a metropolitan area consisting of two counties in the Northern Panhandle of West Virginia and one in Ohio, anchored by the cities of Weirton and Steubenville. As of the 2010 census, the MSA had a population of 124,454. In 2017, the population was estimated to have gone down to 118,250.[1] This puts it at 329th largest in the United States.

Upper Ohio Valley
Weirton–Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area
Coordinates: 40°24′N 80°36′W
CountryUnited States
State(s)West Virginia
Largest cityWeirton
Other citiesSteubenville
Mingo Junction
  Total1,715 sq mi (4,440 km2)
  Rank329th in the U.S.
  Density478/sq mi (185/km2)




As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 132,008 people, 54,491 households, and 37,250 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 94.50% White, 3.91% African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.34% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.19% from other races, and 0.88% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.61% of the population.

The median income for a household in the MSA was $32,531, and the median income for a family was $39,825. Males had a median income of $34,998 versus $19,729 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $17,110.

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