Living in Portsmouth, NH

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Portsmouth, New Hampshire Info Snack

Population
21,775
Unemployment
2.1%
Poverty
6.7%
Median Home
$425,600
Median Income
$83,923
Median Rent
$1,305

Portsmouth SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9
Affordability
6
Diversity
6
Safety
8
Amenities
8.5
Education
9.5
Commute
8

Portsmouth, NH Crime Report

387
Total Crimes
1,763.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
-28.82%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Portsmouth
/ 100k People
New Hampshire
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 387 1,763.0 1,361.8 2,476.7
Violent Crime 28 127.6 152.5 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.4 5.0
Robbery 2 9.1 23.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 16 72.9 83.7 250.2
Property Crime 359 1,635.5 1,209.2 2,109.9
Burglary 28 127.6 126.3 340.5
Larceny 309 1,407.7 1,017.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 22 100.2 65.7 219.9

Portsmouth, NH Cost Of Living

128
Portsmouth's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Portsmouth New Hampshire National Average
Overall 128 113 100
Services 108 108 100
Groceries 103 103 100
Health 114 114 100
Housing 173 123 100
Transportation 102 102 100
Utilities 118 118 100

Portsmouth, NH Photos

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Rankings for Portsmouth in New Hampshire

Map Of Portsmouth, NH

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Population over time in Portsmouth

Year Population % Change
2019 21,775 -0.0%
2018 21,778 0.6%
2017 21,644 0.9%
2016 21,458 0.1%
2015 21,426 0.3%
2014 21,366 0.6%
2013 21,237 0.5%
2012 21,140 1.2%
2011 20,899 -0.3%
2010 20,963 -

Race / Ethnicity in Portsmouth

White
87.7% (19,092)
African American
2.1% (460)
American Indian
0.1% (15)
Asian
4.8% (1,048)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (8)
Two Or More
2.1% (460)
Hispanic
3.2% (692)
Race Portsmouth NH USA
White 87.7% 90.1% 60.7%
African American 2.1% 1.4% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 4.8% 2.7% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.1% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.2% 3.7% 18.0%

Gender in Portsmouth

Female
50.8% (11,068)
Male
49.2% (10,706)
Gender Portsmouth NH USA
Female 50.8% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 49.2% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Portsmouth for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
-0.0% (0)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (653)
High School / GED
16.0% (3,484)
Some College
14.0% (3,048)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (1,524)
Bachelor's Degree
35.0% (7,621)
Master's Degree
18.0% (3,919)
Professional Degree
4.0% (871)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (653)
Education Portsmouth NH USA
< 9th Grade -0.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 16.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 14.0% 18.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 35.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 18.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Less than $10,000
4.1% (89,367)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.9% (63,184)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.9% (150,821)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.5% (118,796)
$35,000 to $49,999
6.8% (147,792)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.6% (426,931)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.7% (233,264)
$100,000 to $149,999
20.6% (449,435)
$150,000 to $199,999
9.5% (206,649)
$200,000 or more
13.4% (291,256)
Income Portsmouth NH USA
Less than $10,000 4.1% 3.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.9% 3.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.9% 7.0% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.5% 7.5% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 6.8% 10.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.6% 17.0% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.7% 14.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 20.6% 18.7% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 9.5% 9.1% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 13.4% 9.2% 7.7%

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