Portsmouth, RI
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Portsmouth Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Portsmouth Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
17,510

Age

PEOPLE OF Rhode Island DETAILS
Under 5 Years 3.12
5 To 17 17.18
18 To 24 7.91
25 To 34 7.71
35 To 54 26.63
55 To 64 15.74
65 Years And Over 21.72

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 5.6
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 93.0
COLLEGE GRADUATES 47.5

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Portsmouth 49386 42240.339865926806 #BED630
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Portsmouth 91626 42380.12412405467 #BED630
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
6.1%

Employment Industries in Portsmouth

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 14.3
Professional, scientific, and technical services 10.9
Education 9.7
Retail 8.4
Manufacturing 7.9
Accommodation 7.2
Construction 6.5
Public Service 6.2
Other 5.9
Finance 4.9
Arts 3.7
Administration 3.7
Transportation 3.4
Real estate 2.5

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 92.0
Black Or African American 1.0
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.0
Asian 1.8
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 1.8
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 3.4

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Irish 26.1
English 19.8
Portuguese 14.4
Italian 12.6
German 8.2
French 7.3
French Canadian 3.2
Polish 3.1
Scottish 2.9
Swedish 2.9
Ukrainian 1.5
Scots-Irish 1.5
Dutch 1.2
Greek 1.1
Basque 1.1
Welsh 0.8
European 0.7
Austrian 0.7
African 0.6
Lebanese 0.5

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 91.1
Spanish 2.7
French 1.5
Slavic languages 1.1
German/Yiddish 0.8
Portuguese 0.8
Korean 0.3
Other Asian languages 0.3
Chinese 0.2
Japanese 0.1
Tagalog 0.1
West Germanic languages 0.1
Persian 0.1
Arabic 0.1
Vietnamese 0.1
African languages 0.0
Hungarian 0.0
Native American languages 0.0
Navajo 0.0
Pacific Island languages 0.0

Foreign Born Portsmouth Residents:
5.1%