Our Community

Welcome to our city - a rich of tradition family and industry with a small-town environment.

Our Past

The City of Weirton has a rich tradition of family life in a small town environment. Our city offers a lifestyle that is hard to find in larger cities. Many of residents choose to live here because of the benefits for both family and business.

Cost of Living

The cost of living in the Weirton Area is far below the National average,

Population

Weirton – 19,746 (July 2010)
Hancock County – 30,676
Brooke County – 24,069

Age

Median Age of Weirton (consisting of Hancock & Brooke Counties) – 43.5

Licenses:

Auto Tags must be transferred within 30 days after moving into the State: Contact: AAA 304-748-1616.

Public Housing:

Housing for the Elderly and Low Income Families and Individuals:
Freedom Place I 304-748-3260
Freedom Place II 304-748-7150
Overbrook Towers 304-797-8530

For more information and demographics about Weirton, click here.

Personal:

General & Property Tax
Personal Income Tax
Consumers Sales & Use tax – The rate is 6% on the gross proceeds of taxable retail sales
Purchases for Trade or Business are exempt
For more information contact City of Weirton Tax Department 304-558-8500

Motor Vehicle Law:

DMV(Weirton) 800-642-9066
Please visit the WV Department of Transportation website for the most current information on licensing, titles and other transportation-related topics. This site also provides links to other relevant WV State Government sites.

Miscellaneous Assessments:

Police, Fire, & Service Fee Municipal Service Fee