portsmouth Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 160 1.1 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 2,604 17.9 % 32.6 %
Some College 2,320 16.0 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 6,023 41.5 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 3,416 23.5 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 13,913 95.8 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 8,380 57.7 % 57.7 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 21,426 - -
19 years old and under 3,719 17.4 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 8,333 38.9 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 5,685 26.5 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 3,689 17.2 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 18,194 96.3 % 84.6 %
Spanish 462 2.4 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 236 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 2,998 35.5 % 33.5 %
Married 3,966 46.9 % 50.5 %
Separated 226 2.7 % 2.6 %
Divorced 1,264 15.0 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 10,782 - -
Occupied Housing Units 10,262 95.2 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 520 4.8 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 4,319 40.1 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 1,007 9.3 % 5.8 %
2-Units 758 7.0 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 1,308 12.1 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 1,241 11.5 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 744 6.9 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 1,113 10.3 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 292 2.7 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 680 6.3 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 1,610 14.9 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 1,003 9.3 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 757 7.0 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 2,048 19.0 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 4,102 38.0 % 13.0 %
Electric 1,854 17.2 % 33.5 %
Oil / Kerosene 2,868 26.6 % 4.4 %
Natural Gas 4,880 45.3 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 492 4.6 % 4.1 %
Wood 140 1.3 % 1.8 %
Other Fuel 28 0.3 % 0.4 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 19,115 92.2 % 75.5 %
African-American 407 2.0 % 13.1 %
Native American 7 0.0 % 0.8 %
Asian 1,036 5.0 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 163 0.8 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 71,392 55,775
Median Family Income 96,858 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 45,062 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 51.61 %
  • Temperature 47.3 ℉
  • Rainfall 6.06 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 28
    [CDD] 0.02
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