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

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Quality of Life

Wheeling: Low Cost of Living & Low Crime Rates

Life in the RED Region around Wheeling, West Virginia

The RED region, which includes Wheeling, WV and the Ohio Valley offers a quality of living equal to many larger cities at a fraction of the cost. In fact, it’s possible to have the advantages of both small-town and big-city amenities.

Within a 50-mile radius of Wheeling, the area is abundant in distinguished educational institutions, world-class medical facilities, and ethnic and cultural diversity.

Wheeling’s low cost of living and short commutes combine to create one of the most livable areas in America.

When you add the natural beauty and wonder, breathtaking vistas in both urban and rural communities, an abundance of nightlife , cultural districts, sports and recreation, you can see why the RED area is such a desirable place to live and work.

Affordable Cost of Living – Wheeling, W. Va.

6th Nationally in affordable housing costs

New and existing housing priced below national average

Low property taxes

Ranked 22nd of 351 metro areas for most affordable cost of living

According to ACCRA, The Council for Community and Economic Research, the West Virginia region is a very affordable place to live compared with major metropolitan areas throughout the United States

Wheeling has Second Lowest Crime Rate in USA

Wheeling is one of America’s safest areas, according to national crime statistics. Ranks as Second Lowest in the Country. (FBI Uniform Crime Statistics)

Contact Regional Economic Development Partnership to learn more about the incredibly low cost of living and safe environment the Ohio Valley area can offer you and your family.
Phone: 304.232.7722
Fax: 304.232.7727
Regional Economic Development Partnership
P.O. Box 1029, Wheeling, WV 26003

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