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McMechen is a city in Marshall County, in the Wheeling metro area.
The latitude of McMechen is 39.988N. The longitude is -80.731W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 679 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,937.
Sections below provide additional information and links about McMechen demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Marshall County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 26040 ZIP code.
23% of McMechen residents report German ancestry, and 21% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the McMechen ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in McMechen was $14,935, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of McMechen residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in McMechen, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $245. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $541.
Marshall County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our McMechen political report.
The average commute time for McMechen workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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