Living in Portsmouth, NH

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Updated: 2020-03-10

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

377
Total Crimes
1,710.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-33.39%
Below National Average

Portsmouth, NH Cost Of Living

128
Portsmouth's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average

Portsmouth, New Hampshire Info Snack

Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. It is the only city in the county, but only the fourth-largest community, with a population of 21,233 at the 2010 census. As of 2016 the estimated population was 21,485. A historic seaport and popular summer tourist destination, Portsmouth was the home of the Strategic Air Command's Pease Air Force Base, later converted to Portsmouth International Airport at Pease with limited commercial air service.
Population
21,778
Unemployment
2.5%
Poverty
6.1%
Median Home
$397,400
Median Income
$78,027
Median Rent
$1,233

Portsmouth, NH Photos

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Rankings for Portsmouth in New Hampshire

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Map Of Portsmouth, NH

Population over time in Portsmouth

Year Population % Change
2017 21,778 0.6%
2016 21,644 0.9%
2015 21,458 0.1%
2014 21,426 0.3%
2013 21,366 0.6%
2012 21,237 0.5%
2011 21,140 1.2%
2010 20,899 -0.3%
2009 20,963 -
Crime/100k Portsmouth NH USA
Violent Crime 163.4 173.2 368.9
Murder 0.0 1.5 5.0
Robbery 13.6 26.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 108.9 105.8 246.8
Property Crime 1547.3 1248.5 2199.5
Burglary 99.8 136.2 376.0
Larceny 1370.4 1048.2 1594.6
Car Theft 77.1 64.1 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Portsmouth

White
86.6% (18,858)
African American
2.4% (526)
American Indian
0.1% (20)
Asian
5.2% (1,133)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (8)
Two Or More
3.1% (679)
Hispanic
2.5% (554)
Race Portsmouth NH USA
White 86.6% 90.4% 61.1%
African American 2.4% 1.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 5.2% 2.7% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.1% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.5% 3.6% 17.8%

Household Income For Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Less than $10,000
3.9% (85,604)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.9% (62,733)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.8% (169,031)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.6% (144,199)
$35,000 to $49,999
8.2% (179,486)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.3% (421,270)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.2% (242,873)
$100,000 to $149,999
20.4% (443,488)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.7% (167,506)
$200,000 or more
12.0% (261,606)
Income Portsmouth NH USA
Less than $10,000 3.9% 3.8% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.9% 3.2% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.8% 7.3% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.6% 7.9% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 8.2% 10.9% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.3% 17.5% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.2% 14.0% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 20.4% 18.5% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.7% 8.5% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 12.0% 8.4% 7.0%

Gender in Portsmouth

Female
50.6% (11,020)
Male
49.4% (10,758)
Gender Portsmouth NH USA
Female 50.6% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 49.4% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Portsmouth for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (217)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (653)
High School / GED
17.0% (3,702)
Some College
15.0% (3,266)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (1,524)
Bachelor's Degree
33.0% (7,186)
Master's Degree
17.0% (3,702)
Professional Degree
4.0% (871)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (653)
Education Portsmouth NH USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 2.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 17.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 15.0% 19.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 33.0% 22.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 17.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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