West Portsmouth is a very small town located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 3,041 people and two constituent neighborhoods, West Portsmouth is the 352nd largest community in Ohio.
Unlike some towns, West Portsmouth isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in West Portsmouth are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, West Portsmouth is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in West Portsmouth who work in office and administrative support (15.73%), sales jobs (10.28%), and management occupations (8.67%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, West Portsmouth is worth considering.
Being a small town, West Portsmouth does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of West Portsmouth have a very low rate of college education: just 6.57% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in West Portsmouth in 2010 was $17,189, which is low income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $68,756 for a family of four. However, West Portsmouth contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call West Portsmouth home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of West Portsmouth residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in West Portsmouth include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in West Portsmouth is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.