Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Portsmouth,
the Portsmouth Blvd / 5th St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
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 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 100.0%
of the adult residents in the Portsmouth Blvd / 5th St neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
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: Real Estate
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.
In addition, 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: 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
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
In the Portsmouth Blvd / 5th St neighborhood, walking to work is a real
option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals
walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 12.7%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 95.5% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!