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.
West Portsmouth is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, West Portsmouth is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in West Portsmouth who work in office and administrative support (17.25%), sales jobs (9.48%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (9.05%).
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.
West Portsmouth is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The population of West Portsmouth has one of the lowest overall levels of education in the country: only 5.41% of people over 25 hold a college degree. The national average for all municipalities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in West Portsmouth in 2010 was $18,117, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $72,468 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, French , and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in West Portsmouth is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.