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Portsmouth is a larger medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 96,739 people and 31 constituent neighborhoods, Portsmouth is the 11th largest community in Virginia.
Portsmouth is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Portsmouth is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Portsmouth who work in office and administrative support (15.49%), sales jobs (10.51%) and management occupations (7.72%).
There are many members of the armed forces living in Portsmouth. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.
Portsmouth is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
The percentage of adults in Portsmouth who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.97% of the adults in Portsmouth have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Portsmouth in 2010 was $23,363, which is middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $93,452 for a family of four. However, Portsmouth contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Portsmouth is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Portsmouth home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Portsmouth residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Portsmouth include English, Irish and German.
The most common language spoken in Portsmouth is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||37,324|
|PORTSMOUTH HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||61.54%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||38.46%|
|TYPE OF PORTSMOUTH HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||62.38%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||8.28%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||9.27%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||19.42%|
|SIZE OF PORTSMOUTH HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||2.71%|
|AGE OF PORTSMOUTH HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||6.88%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||32.48%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||49.05%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||11.59%|
|PORTSMOUTH REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$160,741|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$773|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $44,000||3.63%|
|$44,001 - $88,000||5.71%|
|$88,001 - $175,000||49.54%|
|$175,001 - $263,000||27.10%|
|$263,001 - $350,000||8.31%|
|$350,001 - $438,000||1.82%|
|$438,001 - $657,000||2.20%|
|$657,001 - $875,000||1.07%|
|PEOPLE OF PORTSMOUTH||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||7.38%|
|5 TO 17||16.35%|
|18 TO 24||10.41%|
|25 TO 34||15.01%|
|35 TO 54||26.06%|
|55 TO 64||11.58%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||13.21%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||82.34%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$46,269|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$23,363|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||17.49%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (14.82%)
Public Service (8.82%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (4.31%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||53.26%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.44%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.12%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.96%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.60%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||3.06%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||English (4.92%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (95.55%)
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