Portsmouth, VA (Portsmouth Blvd / 5th St)






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About Portsmouth, VA (Portsmouth Blvd / 5th St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Portsmouth Blvd / 5th St median real estate price is $183,759, which is less expensive than 69.1% of Virginia neighborhoods and 69.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Average rental prices in the Portsmouth Blvd / 5th St neighborhood are currently unreported, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Portsmouth Blvd / 5th St is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Portsmouth, Virginia.

Portsmouth Blvd / 5th St real estate is primarily made up of . Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Portsmouth Blvd / 5th St neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Portsmouth Blvd / 5th St, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Portsmouth Blvd / 5th St is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Portsmouth Blvd / 5th St neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Portsmouth Blvd / 5th St neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Portsmouth Blvd / 5th St community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Portsmouth Blvd / 5th St neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Portsmouth Blvd / 5th St neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 80.8% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Portsmouth Blvd / 5th St neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 99.4% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work, and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. In the Portsmouth Blvd / 5th St neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 99.3% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people in Portsmouth Blvd / 5th St choose to walk to work each day (23.7%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Portsmouth Blvd / 5th St neighborhood has more Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry.

Portsmouth Blvd / 5th St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 7.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German/Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Portsmouth Blvd / 5th St neighborhood in Portsmouth are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Portsmouth Blvd / 5th St neighborhood, 100.0% of the working population is employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is the military, with 9.1% of the residents employed.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Portsmouth Blvd / 5th St neighborhood in Portsmouth, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (27.6%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (17.3%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.5%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (9.1%), along with some Sub-Saharan African ancestry residents (4.8%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Portsmouth Blvd / 5th St neighborhood is English, spoken by 65.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Polish, German/Yiddish and Italian.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Portsmouth Blvd / 5th St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (80.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (70.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (23.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.



Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2018. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 9 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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:   2016 (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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Portsmouth 0.101011101001110
Virginia 2.18

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Portsmouth 0.101011101001110
Virginia 20

Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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