portsmouth Demographics

Educational Attainment

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 838 7.8 % 6.3 %
High School Graduate 4,565 42.4 % 32.2 %
Some College 3,098 28.8 % 24.4 %
Bachelor’s Degree 1,460 13.6 % 22.9 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 803 7.5 % 14.1 %
High School Graduate or Higher 8,687 80.7 % 87.5 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 1,798 16.7 % 16.7 %

Age Statistics

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 20,393 - -
19 years old and under 4,896 24.0 % 25.5 %
20 to 44 years old 7,011 34.4 % 12.6 %
45 to 64 years old 4,902 24.0 % 12.8 %
65 years old and older 3,584 17.6 % 1.9 %

Language Spoken at Home

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 18,897 98.9 % 84.4 %
Spanish 181 0.9 % 14.4 %
Other Languages 22 0 % 0 %

Marital Status

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 2,910 37.3 % 33.6 %
Married 2,973 38.1 % 50.4 %
Separated 288 3.7 % 2.5 %
Divorced 1,623 20.8 % 13.4 %

Census Housing Report

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 9,855 - -
Occupied Housing Units 8,384 85.1 % 87.6 %
Vacant Housing Units 1,471 14.9 % 12.4 %
1-Unit, Detached 6,816 69.2 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 220 2.2 % 5.9 %
2-Units 633 6.4 % 3.6 %
3 to 4 Units 349 3.5 % 4.4 %
5 to 9 Units 398 4.0 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 360 3.7 % 4.4 %
20 or More Units 772 7.8 % 9.0 %
Mobile Homes 307 3.1 % 6.2 %
Built 1990 to 1999 207 2.1 % 13.9 %
Built 1980 to 1989 391 4.0 % 13.5 %
Built 1970 to 1979 565 5.7 % 15.3 %
Built 1960 to 1969 874 8.9 % 10.7 %
Built 1940 to 1959 2,557 25.9 % 15.5 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 5,173 52.5 % 12.8 %
Electric 2,150 21.8 % 33.9 %
Oil / Kerosene 38 0.4 % 4.2 %
Natural Gas 5,814 59.0 % 42.1 %
Tank or LP Gas 209 2.1 % 4.1 %
Coal 10 0.1 % 0.1 %
Wood 17 0.2 % 1.6 %
Other Fuel 93 0.9 % 0.4 %
None 53 0.5 % 1.0 %

Racial Breakdown

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 18,349 91.8 % 75.1 %
African-American 1,161 5.8 % 13.1 %
Native American 90 0.5 % 0.9 %
Asian 248 1.2 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 145 0.7 % 5.2 %

Economic Statistics

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 27,769 57,617
Median Family Income 41,002 71,062
Median Per Capita Income 18,701 31,128

Weather

  • Chance of Sunshine 53.33 %
  • Temperature 79.77 ℉
  • Rainfall 2.55 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 1.1
    [CDD] 5.28

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