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Portsmouth
  • Town in Virginia

Portsmouth Residents

Portsmouth Residents Overview

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
95,097
Unemployment Rate
5%
Poverty Rate
16.6%
Non-Citizens
1.3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 14 responses
  • Mixed
    64%
  • Older
    29%
  • Aware
    7%

Portsmouth Demographics

Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  12%
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    52%
  • White
    38%
  • Hispanic
    4%
  • Two or more races
    3%
  • Asian
    1%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Other race
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    52%
  • Male
    48%
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    14%

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Income

Median Household Income
$52,175
National
$62,843
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    24%
  • $25-$44k
    20%
  • $45-$74k
    25%
  • $75-$149k
    25%
  • $150k+
    5%
Median Individual Income
$27,350
National
$31,133
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    27%
  • $15-$34k
    32%
  • $35-$64k
    27%
  • $65k+
    14%

Community

Poll
71%
of residents say there is a good sense of community. 14 responses
Poll
64%
of people say LGBT residents are somewhat accepted. 14 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 9 responses
  • Get an ezpass
    33%
  • This is a neighborhood that you will love.
    33%
  • Dont
    11%
  • Get to know your neighbors
    11%
  • It's a small town, everyone knows everyone
    11%

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