portsmouth Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 198 1.4 % 6.7 %
High School Graduate 2,956 20.4 % 32.8 %
Some College 2,382 16.4 % 24.8 %
Bachelor’s Degree 5,591 38.5 % 22.1 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 3,398 23.4 % 13.5 %
High School Graduate or Higher 13,886 95.6 % 86.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 8,032 55.3 % 55.3 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 21,366 - -
19 years old and under 3,761 17.6 % 25.9 %
20 to 44 years old 8,073 37.8 % 12.8 %
45 to 64 years old 5,979 28.0 % 12.6 %
65 years old and older 3,553 16.6 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 18,277 96.2 % 84.8 %
Spanish 507 2.7 % 14.1 %
Other Languages 210 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 2,911 34.7 % 33.2 %
Married 3,960 47.2 % 50.6 %
Separated 255 3.0 % 2.6 %
Divorced 1,272 15.1 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 11,072 - -
Occupied Housing Units 10,325 93.3 % 87.5 %
Vacant Housing Units 747 6.7 % 12.5 %
1-Unit, Detached 4,411 39.8 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 912 8.2 % 5.8 %
2-Units 921 8.3 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 1,284 11.6 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 1,264 11.4 % 4.9 %
10 to 19 Units 750 6.8 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 1,196 10.8 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 334 3.0 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 722 6.5 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 1,705 15.4 % 13.7 %
Built 1970 to 1979 1,142 10.3 % 15.7 %
Built 1960 to 1969 665 6.0 % 11.0 %
Built 1940 to 1959 2,058 18.6 % 15.9 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 4,332 39.1 % 13.1 %
Electric 1,956 17.7 % 32.8 %
Oil / Kerosene 3,134 28.3 % 4.6 %
Natural Gas 4,699 42.4 % 42.5 %
Tank or LP Gas 370 3.3 % 4.2 %
Wood 136 1.2 % 1.9 %
Other Fuel 30 0.3 % 0.4 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 19,199 92.5 % 75.7 %
African-American 481 2.3 % 13.1 %
Native American 13 0.1 % 0.8 %
Asian 883 4.3 % 5.4 %
Some Other Race 181 0.9 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 67,679 53,657
Median Family Income 90,208 65,910
Median Per Capita Income 42,724 28,889
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 51.61 %
  • Temperature 38.85 ℉
  • Rainfall 4.81 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 34.74
    [CDD] 0
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.18 %
6.0 0.04 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com