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 real estate is primarily composed of apartments and renters, so no median house value data are available. The average rental price in Portsmouth Blvd / 5th St is currently , 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

This neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.0% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Portsmouth Blvd / 5th St neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.

In addition, one of the notable things about Portsmouth Blvd / 5th St is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

Notable & Unique: People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Portsmouth Blvd / 5th St neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, the Portsmouth Blvd / 5th St neighborhood is unique for having just 0.0% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree. This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.5% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

With 18.8% of employed workers living in the Portsmouth Blvd / 5th St neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 99.6% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.

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. 80.9% 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: Diversity

Did you know that the Portsmouth Blvd / 5th St neighborhood has more African and Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.7% of this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry and 19.3% have Polish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people in Portsmouth Blvd / 5th St choose to walk to work each day (12.7%) 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.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this 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

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Portsmouth Blvd / 5th St neighborhood, 18.8% of the working population is employed in the military.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Portsmouth Blvd / 5th St neighborhood in Portsmouth, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (30.0%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (19.3%), and residents who report Sub-Saharan African roots (9.7%), and some of the residents are also of African ancestry (9.7%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (9.7%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Portsmouth Blvd / 5th St neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (9.7%).

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 (80.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (87.3%) 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 (12.7%) . 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

44 Vital Statistics. 9 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Portsmouth 0.101011101001110
Virginia 1.96
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Portsmouth 0.101011101001110
Virginia 19

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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District Quality Compared to Virginia

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Better than of VA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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