portsmouth Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 869 8.3 % 6.7 %
High School Graduate 4,296 40.9 % 32.8 %
Some College 3,169 30.2 % 24.8 %
Bachelor’s Degree 1,471 14.0 % 22.1 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 699 6.7 % 13.5 %
High School Graduate or Higher 8,319 79.2 % 86.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 1,681 16.0 % 16.0 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 20,320 - -
19 years old and under 4,792 23.6 % 25.9 %
20 to 44 years old 7,012 34.5 % 12.8 %
45 to 64 years old 5,216 25.7 % 12.6 %
65 years old and older 3,300 16.2 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 18,858 97.7 % 84.8 %
Spanish 408 2.1 % 14.1 %
Other Languages 40 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 2,805 36.3 % 33.2 %
Married 3,167 40.9 % 50.6 %
Separated 270 3.5 % 2.6 %
Divorced 1,495 19.3 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 9,619 - -
Occupied Housing Units 7,992 83.1 % 87.5 %
Vacant Housing Units 1,627 16.9 % 12.5 %
1-Unit, Detached 6,475 67.3 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 234 2.4 % 5.8 %
2-Units 762 7.9 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 238 2.5 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 459 4.8 % 4.9 %
10 to 19 Units 414 4.3 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 683 7.1 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 354 3.7 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 329 3.4 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 262 2.7 % 13.7 %
Built 1970 to 1979 679 7.1 % 15.7 %
Built 1960 to 1969 819 8.5 % 11.0 %
Built 1940 to 1959 2,495 25.9 % 15.9 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 4,923 51.2 % 13.1 %
Electric 2,110 21.9 % 32.8 %
Oil / Kerosene 26 0.3 % 4.6 %
Natural Gas 5,629 58.5 % 42.5 %
Tank or LP Gas 116 1.2 % 4.2 %
Coal 10 0.1 % 0.1 %
Other Fuel 61 0.6 % 0.4 %
None 40 0.4 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 18,246 92.1 % 75.7 %
African-American 1,115 5.6 % 13.1 %
Native American 20 0.1 % 0.8 %
Asian 156 0.8 % 5.4 %
Some Other Race 273 1.4 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 30,114 53,657
Median Family Income 41,962 65,910
Median Per Capita Income 17,610 28,889
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 54.84 %
  • Temperature 86.33 ℉
  • Rainfall 3.13 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0
    [CDD] 10.53
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