portsmouth Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 3,085 6.3 % 7.1 %
High School Graduate 16,723 33.9 % 33.8 %
Some College 16,945 34.3 % 25.2 %
Bachelor’s Degree 7,853 15.9 % 21.3 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 4,732 9.6 % 12.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 39,865 80.8 % 85.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 9,966 20.2 % 20.2 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 95,684 - -
19 years old and under 24,719 25.8 % 26.6 %
20 to 44 years old 34,365 35.9 % 13.1 %
45 to 64 years old 24,137 25.2 % 12.2 %
65 years old and older 12,463 13.0 % 1.8 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 14,244 39.8 % 32.4 %
Married 14,752 41.2 % 51.3 %
Separated 1,621 4.5 % 2.8 %
Divorced 5,177 14.5 % 13.4 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 40,481 - -
Occupied Housing Units 36,207 89.4 % 86.9 %
Vacant Housing Units 4,274 10.6 % 13.1 %
1-Unit, Detached 25,763 63.6 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 3,239 8.0 % 5.8 %
2-Units 1,979 4.9 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 2,443 6.0 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 3,539 8.7 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 1,511 3.7 % 4.5 %
20 or More Units 1,986 4.9 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 21 0.1 % 6.5 %
Built 2000 or Later 3,367 8.3 % 15.7 %
Built 1990 to 1999 3,426 8.5 % 13.8 %
Built 1980 to 1989 2,574 6.4 % 13.8 %
Built 1970 to 1979 6,667 16.5 % 15.8 %
Built 1960 to 1969 6,719 16.6 % 11.1 %
Built 1940 to 1959 12,581 31.1 % 16.4 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 5,147 12.7 % 13.5 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 39,758 42.9 % 76.3 %
African-American 50,965 55.0 % 13.0 %
Native American 70 0.1 % 0.8 %
Asian 643 0.7 % 5.0 %
Some Other Race 1,225 1.3 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 42,647 50,502
Median Family Income 52,007 61,455
Median Per Capita Income 22,001 26,708
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 61.29 %
  • Temperature 90.23 ℉
  • Rainfall 4.23 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0
    [CDD] 17.5
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.02 %
6.0 0.00 %
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