About Our Community

Cost of Living

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


City of Weirton – 18,813; Hancock County – 28,656; Brooke County – 22,140


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


Auto Tags must be transferred within 30 days after moving into the State: Contact: AAA 304-748-1616 or DMV 800-642-9066

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


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.


Police, Fire, & Service Fee Municipal Service Fee

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