According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Portsmouth has an overall cost of living index of 128 which is 1.3x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only New Hampshire, Portsmouth has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than New Hampshire's index of 113.
The standard of living in Portsmouth ranks as #5,185 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in New Hampshire. By definition, that implies Portsmouth ranks as the #1,233 most expensive place in the Granite State.
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Housing swings affordability the most between places in New Hampshire, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.
Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.
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