portsmouth Demographics

Educational Attainment

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 191 1.3 % 6.3 %
High School Graduate 2,618 18.0 % 32.2 %
Some College 2,252 15.5 % 24.4 %
Bachelor’s Degree 5,979 41.1 % 22.9 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 3,519 24.2 % 14.1 %
High School Graduate or Higher 13,904 95.5 % 87.5 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 8,386 57.6 % 57.6 %

Age Statistics

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 21,458 - -
19 years old and under 3,650 17.0 % 25.5 %
20 to 44 years old 8,392 39.1 % 12.6 %
45 to 64 years old 5,676 26.5 % 12.8 %
65 years old and older 3,740 17.4 % 1.9 %

Language Spoken at Home

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 18,478 96.2 % 84.4 %
Spanish 462 2.4 % 14.4 %
Other Languages 261 0 % 0 %

Marital Status

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 2,942 35.8 % 33.6 %
Married 3,807 46.3 % 50.4 %
Separated 225 2.7 % 2.5 %
Divorced 1,242 15.1 % 13.4 %

Census Housing Report

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 10,617 - -
Occupied Housing Units 10,143 95.5 % 87.6 %
Vacant Housing Units 474 4.5 % 12.4 %
1-Unit, Detached 4,412 41.6 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 939 8.8 % 5.9 %
2-Units 746 7.0 % 3.6 %
3 to 4 Units 1,295 12.2 % 4.4 %
5 to 9 Units 1,216 11.5 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 748 7.0 % 4.4 %
20 or More Units 1,025 9.7 % 9.0 %
Mobile Homes 236 2.2 % 6.2 %
Built 1990 to 1999 652 6.1 % 13.9 %
Built 1980 to 1989 1,575 14.8 % 13.5 %
Built 1970 to 1979 1,023 9.6 % 15.3 %
Built 1960 to 1969 848 8.0 % 10.7 %
Built 1940 to 1959 2,068 19.5 % 15.5 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 3,888 36.6 % 12.8 %
Electric 1,832 17.3 % 33.9 %
Oil / Kerosene 2,729 25.7 % 4.2 %
Natural Gas 4,937 46.5 % 42.1 %
Tank or LP Gas 461 4.3 % 4.1 %
Wood 153 1.4 % 1.6 %
Other Fuel 11 0.1 % 0.4 %
None 20 0.2 % 1.0 %

Racial Breakdown

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 19,142 92.2 % 75.1 %
African-American 561 2.7 % 13.1 %
Native American 5 0.0 % 0.9 %
Asian 893 4.3 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 169 0.8 % 5.2 %

Economic Statistics

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 69,664 57,617
Median Family Income 98,886 71,062
Median Per Capita Income 45,745 31,128

Weather

  • Chance of Sunshine 60.00 %
  • Temperature 72.37 ℉
  • Rainfall 2.58 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 5.48
    [CDD] 1.3

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