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 professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in West Portsmouth who work in management occupations (12.84%), maintenance occupations (11.69%), and healthcare (10.72%).
Being a small town, West Portsmouth does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of West Portsmouth has a very low overall level of education: only 8.91% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in West Portsmouth in 2018 was $20,029, which is low income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $80,116 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in West Portsmouth include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in West Portsmouth is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and African languages.