CITY LANDING: About Portsmouth

Learn more about the city of Portsmouth by reading about the specific demographics and lifestyle that is unique to this city area. This includes local information such as age ranges, population, income, households, schools, search tips, restaurants, shopping, local flavor and more. Knowing the area of Portsmouth will be essential if you are going to consider renting in Portsmouth. You can also view apartments for rent in Portsmouth, VA by clicking the link and search box below.

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Portsmouth Demographic Information

  • Age Ranges  
    0-9: 14.39%
    10-17: 11.27%
    18-29: 18.06%
    30-39: 14.27%
    40-49: 14.56%
    50-64: 13.66%
    65 & Over: 13.79%
  • Population  
    Land Area: 33.16 sq mi
    Total Population: 96,676
    Population Density Ranking (National): 63rd percentile
    Population Density Ranking (State): 68th percentile
    Population Growth Rate: 0
    Population Growth Rate Ranking (National): 76th percentile
    Population Growth Rate Ranking (State): 71st percentile
  • Income  
    Median Income: $33,742
    Average Income Households W/ Children: $42,440
    Median Income Ranking (National): 31st percentile
    Median Income Ranking (State): 27th percentile
    Average Income Households W/ Children Ranking (National): 29th percentile
    Average Income Households W/ Children Ranking (State): 24th percentile
  • Households  
    Married: 41st percentile
    Single: 59th percentile
    Married With Children: 17th percentile
    Married With No Children: 25th percentile
    Single With Children: 14th percentile
    Single With No Children: 44th percentile
  • Schools  
    School District Name: PORTSMOUTH CITY PBLC SCHS
    Student/Teacher Ratio: 15.90 : 1

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