portsmouth Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 985 9.2 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 4,392 41.2 % 32.6 %
Some College 3,144 29.5 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 1,411 13.2 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 731 6.9 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 8,349 78.3 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 1,674 15.7 % 15.7 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 20,376 - -
19 years old and under 4,865 23.9 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 7,029 34.5 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 5,052 24.8 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 3,430 16.8 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 18,998 98.7 % 84.6 %
Spanish 205 1.1 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 38 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 2,822 37.1 % 33.5 %
Married 2,943 38.7 % 50.5 %
Separated 320 4.2 % 2.6 %
Divorced 1,515 19.9 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 9,717 - -
Occupied Housing Units 8,154 83.9 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 1,563 16.1 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 6,706 69.0 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 231 2.4 % 5.8 %
2-Units 675 6.9 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 281 2.9 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 449 4.6 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 390 4.0 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 667 6.9 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 318 3.3 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 189 1.9 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 287 3.0 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 645 6.6 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 780 8.0 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 2,568 26.4 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 5,127 52.8 % 13.0 %
Electric 2,041 21.0 % 33.5 %
Oil / Kerosene 26 0.3 % 4.4 %
Natural Gas 5,721 58.9 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 220 2.3 % 4.1 %
Coal 10 0.1 % 0.1 %
Wood 19 0.2 % 1.8 %
Other Fuel 74 0.8 % 0.4 %
None 43 0.4 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 18,576 92.8 % 75.5 %
African-American 1,073 5.4 % 13.1 %
Native American 84 0.4 % 0.8 %
Asian 163 0.8 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 132 0.7 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 27,253 55,775
Median Family Income 40,977 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 17,235 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 46.88 %
  • Temperature 76.34 ℉
  • Rainfall 6.23 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 2.84
    [CDD] 3.49
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.05 %
6.0 0.01 %
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