REDP: Regional Economic Development Partnership

Regional Economic
Development Partnership
1100 Main Street, 3rd Floor
P.O. Box 1029
Wheeling, WV 26003
Phone: 304.232.7722
Fax: 304.232.7727
Email: info@redp.org

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RED is a division of Ohio Valley Industrial and Business Development Corporation (OVIBDC). Copyright © 2017 Regional Economic Development Partnership

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Work Force

“The quality of the work force in the greater Wheeling area is equal or superior to other U.S. cities where we hire professionals. We found in Wheeling and surrounding areas a high-caliber, well-educated work force with solid skill sets. We were able to fill all of our positions with qualified enthusiastic people.” - Orrick

Within a 30-minute commute of Wheeling there is a sizable population and work force

Population: 157,141

Labor Force: 66,607

Finance, Insurance and Real Estate professionals: 2,784

IT professionals: 290

An average commute to work is under 30 minutes

Driving from Wheeling to Pittsburgh International Airport typically takes 1 hour