Portsmouth, New Hampshire

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Population in 2013: 21,440 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.2%
 
Males: 10,393  (48.5%)
Females: 11,047  (51.5%)
Median resident age:  41.7 years
New Hampshire median age:  42.3 years

Zip codes: 03801.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $62,435 (it was $45,195 in 2000)
Portsmouth:

$62,435
NH:

$64,230

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $40,437 (it was $27,540 in 2000)

Portsmouth city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $318,252 (it was $164,500 in 2000)
Portsmouth:

$318,252
NH:

$233,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $340,374; Detached houses: $367,525; Townhouses or other attached units: $358,308; In 2-unit structures: $288,322; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $516,828; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $262,690; Mobile homes: $24,102

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,120.

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  • Races in Portsmouth, NH (2013)

    Portsmouth races chart
    • 18,85788.5%White alone
    • 8213.9%Asian alone
    • 8313.9%Hispanic
    • 4041.9%Black alone
    • 3841.8%Two or more races
    • 180.08%Other race alone
    • 120.06%American Indian alone
    • 60.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Portsmouth detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Portsmouth: 136.7 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (17.7%), English (13.7%), German (9.7%), French (7.7%), Italian (6.9%), Scottish (5.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1631

Elevation: 21 feet

Land area: 15.6 square miles.

Population density: 1,373 people per square mile   (low).

Portsmouth,NH real estate house value index trend

Portsmouth, New Hampshire map

For population 25 years and over in Portsmouth:

  • High school or higher: 97.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 59.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Portsmouth city:

  • Never married: 33.8%
  • Now married: 46.3%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

1,027 residents are foreign born (1.8% Europe, 1.6% Asia, 0.8% North America, 0.6% Latin America).

This city:

4.9%
New Hampshire:

4.4%



According to our research of New Hampshire and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Portsmouth, New Hampshire as of August 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Portsmouth to the number of sex offenders is 1,425 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $5,797 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $4,996 (1.7%)

Portsmouth satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Haverhill, MA (25.5 miles , pop. 58,969).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (54.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (221.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Kittery, ME (1.5 miles ), New Castle, NH (1.6 miles ), South Eliot, ME (1.9 miles ), Newington, NH (1.9 miles ), Kittery Point, ME (2.0 miles ), Greenland, NH (2.0 miles ), Rye, NH (2.2 miles ), Eliot, ME (2.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $131,400
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $105,900
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $113,300
  • 2000: 36 buildings, average cost: $141,100
  • 2001: 28 buildings, average cost: $185,500
  • 2002: 28 buildings, average cost: $227,300
  • 2003: 22 buildings, average cost: $252,900
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $27,200
  • 2005: 36 buildings, average cost: $202,600
  • 2006: 21 buildings, average cost: $246,300
  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $368,500
  • 2008: 20 buildings, average cost: $199,200
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $232,200
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $682,000
  • 2012: 23 buildings, average cost: $199,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.07 N, Longitude: 70.77 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +18,444 (+85.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,195 (51.5%)

Area code: 603

Portsmouth household income distribution Portsmouth home values distribution

Crime rates in Portsmouth by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 1000000101000
per 100,000 4.70.00.00.00.00.00.04.90.04.90.00.00.0
Rapes 1320101289116555514
per 100,000 61.493.347.056.638.243.453.429.324.524.723.523.965.3
Robberies 131315107163712691115
per 100,000 61.460.670.647.233.477.114.634.258.829.642.352.769.9
Assaults 23223826172017232216361821
per 100,000 108.6102.6178.8122.781.196.482.6112.4107.878.9169.386.297.9
Burglaries 81976437618672447768836051
per 100,000 382.5452.3301.1174.6291.1414.4349.8215.1377.4335.3390.4287.2237.7
Thefts 624653507522483554579481549523510512496
per 100,000 2,946.63,045.12,385.12,462.82,305.22,669.62,812.92,351.52,691.02,578.82,398.82,451.22,312.0
Auto thefts 58555137283024231624161620
per 100,000 273.9256.5239.9174.6133.6144.6116.6112.478.4118.375.376.693.2
Arson 171114531111816413
per 100,000 80.351.365.923.614.353.053.439.14.929.618.84.814.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 235.5255.1204.4185.3159.9199.3186.4163.4176.8169.0172.8156.7185.8

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Crime rate in Portsmouth detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 78 (61 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.84
New Hampshire average:

2.16

Portsmouth tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.2%
New Hampshire:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -5,468 (-20.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Portsmouth: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Portsmouth, New Hampshire average temperatures Portsmouth, New Hampshire average precipitation Portsmouth, New Hampshire humidity Portsmouth, New Hampshire wind speed Portsmouth, New Hampshire snowfall Portsmouth, New Hampshire sunshine Portsmouth, New Hampshire clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Portsmouth-area historical tornado activity is near New Hampshire state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the Portsmouth city center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/19/1957, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.7 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Portsmouth-area historical earthquake activity is near New Hampshire state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 51.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 189.2 miles away from Portsmouth center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 176.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 158.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 82.5 miles away from Portsmouth center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 43.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Rockingham County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Portsmouth topographic map

Birthplace of: Thomas Westbrook - Colonial, Ronnie James Dio - Musician, Fitz John Porter - Union Army general, Robert Conley (producer/songwriter) - Record producer, Celia Thaxter - Poet, George F. Pearson - Admiral, George Vaughan (New Hampshire) - Colonial governor of New Hampshire, Benning Wentworth - Colonial governor of New Hampshire, Helen Dore Boylston - Novelist, Henry B. Lovering - Politician.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Portsmouth: Benjamin F. Falls, Charles H. Foy, Frederick Franklin, Mark G. Ham, Samuel Todd.

Main business address for: Mueller Group, Inc. (MISCELLANEOUS FABRICATED METAL PRODUCTS), Mueller Water Products, Inc. (MISCELLANEOUS FABRICATED METAL PRODUCTS), ENVIRONMENTAL POWER CORP (COGENERATION SERVICES & SMALL POWER PRODUCERS), BOTTOMLINE TECHNOLOGIES INC /DE/ (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE), BAYCORP HOLDINGS LTD (ELECTRIC SERVICES).

Hospitals and medical centers in Portsmouth:

  • PORTSMOUTH REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Proprietary, 333 BORTHWICK AVE)
  • SEACOAST DIALYSIS CENTER (155 BORTHWICK AVE SUITE 100)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH (UNIT 11, 95 BREWERY LANE)
  • CLIPPER HARBOR OF PORTSMOUTH CARE AND REHABILITATI (188 JONES AVENUE)
  • EDGEWOOD CENTRE (THE) (928 SOUTH STREET)
  • MARK WENTWORTH HOME (346 PLEASANT STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Portsmouth:

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Amtrak stations near Portsmouth:

  • 10 miles: DURHAM (3 DEPOT RD.) . Services: ticket office.
  • 11 miles: DOVER (33 CHESTNUT ST.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.
  • 12 miles: EXETER (60 LINCOLN ST.) . Services: ticket office.

Operable nuclear power plant near Portsmouth:

  • 14 miles: Seabrook in Seabrook, NH.

Colleges/Universities in Portsmouth:

  • Great Bay Community College (Full-time enrollment: 1,203; Location: 320 Corporate Dr; Public; Website: www.greatbay.edu)
  • Empire Beauty School-Portsmouth (FT enrollment: 99; Location: 2545 Lafayette Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empirebeautyschools.com/)
  • Paul Mitchell the School-Portsmouth (FT enrollment: 25; Location: 140 Congress Street; Private, for-profit; Website: portsmouth.paulmitchell.edu/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Portsmouth:

  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 10 miles; Durham, NH; Full-time enrollment: 15,243)
  • Northern Essex Community College (about 24 miles; Haverhill, MA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • Merrimack College (about 33 miles; North Andover, MA; FT enrollment: 2,734)
  • University of New England (about 34 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 4,539)
  • North Shore Community College (about 34 miles; Danvers, MA; FT enrollment: 5,195)
  • Southern New Hampshire University (about 35 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 16,552)
  • Endicott College (about 36 miles; Beverly, MA; FT enrollment: 4,064)

Public high school in Portsmouth:

Public elementary/middle schools in Portsmouth:

Private elementary/middle schools in Portsmouth:

  • ST PATRICK SCHOOL (Students: 141; Location: 125 AUSTIN ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • THE BIRCHTREE CENTER (Students: 19; Location: 33 JEWELL CT STE 2; Grades: PK - 10)
See full list of schools located in Portsmouth

Library in Portsmouth:

  • PORTSMOUTH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,531,556; Location: 175 PARROTT AVENUE; 156,747 books; 1,022 e-books; 7,082 audio materials; 9,793 video materials; 144 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 781 print serial subscriptions; 12 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Birthplace of: Ronnie James Dio - musician (singer for Dio, Black Sabbath, Rainbow, etc)

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Notable locations in Portsmouth: Sanders Olde Mill (A), Governor John Langdon House and Garden (B), Viking Dock (C), Portsmouth Pier (D), Prescott Park Dock (E), The Hill (F), Portsmouth Fish Pier (G), Meeting House Hill (H), New Hampshire State Commercial Fish Pier (I), Pease Air Force Base Golf Course (J), Water Country Emergency Medical Services (K), City of Portsmouth Fire Department Station 3 (L), Oracle House (M), City of Portsmouth Fire Department Station 2 (N), Plaza 800 (O), Port of Portsmouth Maritime Museum (P), Portsmouth Athenaeum (Q), Portsmouth City Hall (R), Portsmouth Historical Society Building (S), Thomas Thompson House (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Portsmouth Plaza Shopping Center (1), Southgate Plaza Shopping Center (2), Lafayette Plaza Shopping Center (3), Merchants Row Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Portsmouth include: Mueller Group, Inc. (A), Mueller Water Products, Inc. (B), ENVIRONMENTAL POWER CORP (C), BOTTOMLINE TECHNOLOGIES INC /DE/ (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Portsmouth include: United Methodist Church (A), Saint Catherine Church (B), Saint Johns Church (C), Advent Christian Church (D), Calvary Baptist Church (E), Temple Israel (F), Christ Episcopal Church (G), First Church of Christ (H), First Church of Christ Scientist (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Temple Israel Cemetery (1), North Cemetery (2), Calvary Cemetery (3), Saint Marys Cemetery (4), Union Cemetery (5), South Street Cemetery (6), Point of Grave Burial Ground (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: North Mill Pond (A), South Mill Pond (B), Great Bog (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hodgson Brook (A), Elwyn Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Portsmouth include: Clough Field (1), Elwyn Park (2), Haven Park (3), Haymarket Square (4), Hislop Park (5), South Playground (6), Leary Field (7), Liberty Gardens (8), Market Square (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Warner House Association (Museums; 150 Daniel Street), Wentworth Coolidge State Historic Mansion (Museums; 375 Little Harbor Road), Colonial Dames House (Museums; 154 Market Street), Wentworth Gardner Tobias Lear Association (Historical Places & Services; 50 Mechanic Street), Portsmouth Chamber of Commerce - Visitor & Tourist Information (500 Market Street), Jamaica (37 Taylor Lane), Visit Canada (Tours & Charters; 134 Pleasant Street), Portsmouth Harbor Cruises (Tours & Charters; 64 Ceres Street).

Hotels: Wren's Nest Village Inn (3548 Lafayette Road), Bickford's Family Restaurant (Interstate Highway), Best Inn (383 Woodbury Avenue), Sise Inn (40 Court St), Wren's Nest Village Inn (Ip) (3548 Lafayette Road), Hampton Inn Portsmouth (99 Durgin Lane), National Hotel Realty- Inc (500 Market St. Suite 13), New England Hotel Realty- Inc (500 Market St. Suite 13), The Port Inn (Exit 5 US Route 95).

Courts: New Hampshire State - Portsmouth Court Maintenance (111 Parrott Avenue), Portsmouth District Court Office (111 Parrott Avenue).

Rockingham County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 85.5. This is about average.

City:

85.5
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 7.39. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.39
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.691. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.691
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 13.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.63. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.63
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Portsmouth and their reported violations in the past:

NEW CASTLE WATER WORKS (Address: 680 PEVERLY HILL RD , Population served: 800, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-09-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-22-2005), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-15-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-19-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between JAN-01-2010 and JAN-01-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-01-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-01-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-18-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-23-2011)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between JAN-01-2010 and JAN-01-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-01-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-01-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-18-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-23-2011)
STAR ISLAND WATER SYS (Address: 30 MIDDLE ST , Population served: 300, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MOODY POINT (Population served: 215, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-25-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-25-2009), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-31-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-03-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-09-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-09-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-09-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-26-2009), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-31-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-09-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JUL-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-16-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In APR-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-08-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-26-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-13-2009)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2009), St Public Notif received (MAR-06-2009)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
STRATHAM CENTRAL CONDOS (Population served: 174, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between NOV-02-2011 and DEC-02-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2011), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-21-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-30-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2011), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-21-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-30-2012)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
PAWTUCKAWAY FARMS (Population served: 38, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-28-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-16-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-16-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-06-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-06-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-09-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between APR-01-2010 and MAY-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-25-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-03-2009), St Public Notif requested (SEP-03-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-08-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-20-2009)
US NAVY SERE SCHOOL - MPB (Serves ME, Population served: 33, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAR-2010. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-08-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-08-2010), St Public Notif received (APR-12-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-08-2010)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In FEB-2010. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAR-15-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAY-11-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-08-2010)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JAN-2010. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAR-15-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAY-11-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-08-2010)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In DEC-2009. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-08-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-08-2010), St Public Notif received (APR-12-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-08-2010)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In NOV-2009. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-08-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-08-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-15-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-08-2010)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In OCT-2009. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-08-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-08-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-15-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-08-2010)
GREAT POND- CABINS 1- 5 (Serves ME, Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-09-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAY-09-2005), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-07-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-21-2007), St Public Notif received (APR-03-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-18-2007)
SUGAR AND ICE CREAMERY (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Portsmouth that have no violations reported:

  • SHOALS MARINE LABORATORY (Serves ME, Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • GREAT POND- CAMPGROUND (Serves ME, Population served: 36, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • US NAVY SERE SCHOOL - TRAINING LAB (Serves ME, Population served: 33, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WESTMINSTER IRVING/CIRCLE K (Address: 190 COMMERCE WAY , Serves VT, Population served: 32, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GREAT POND- CABINS 8 - 12 (Serves ME, Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.4%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.1% for Black residents, 18.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.4% for other race residents, 13.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
New Hampshire:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  47.3%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.9%
Whole state:  8.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Portsmouth in 2010:

  • 282 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 81 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 43 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 15 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 12 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Portsmouth in 2000:

  • 356 people in nursing homes
  • 110 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 78 people in military ships
  • 24 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 17 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 11 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 4 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 4 people in other group homes
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Portsmouth, New Hampshire environmental map by EPA

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Portsmouth compared to New Hampshire state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Banks with most branches in Portsmouth (2011 data):

  • TD Bank, National Association: Portsmouth Main Branch, 333 State Street Branch, Lafayette Branch, Tv Drive-In Branch. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • People's United Bank: Ocean Bank Branch, Portsmouth Branch, Lafayette Road Branch. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Market Square Branch at 3 Pleasant Street, branch established on 1965/12/15; Islington Street Branch at 848 Islington Street, branch established on 1969/07/14. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Portsmouth Branch at 134 Pleasant Street, branch established on 1871/01/01; Portsmouth Shaw's Branch at 1600-28 Woodbury Avenue, branch established on 1995/06/12. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Centrix Bank & Trust: Portsmouth Branch at 163 Deer Street, branch established on 2003/10/06. Info updated 2008/08/12: Bank assets: $757.6 mil, Deposits: $606.8 mil, headquarters in Bedford, NH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices
  • Piscataqua Savings Bank: at 15 Pleasant Street, branch established on 1877/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $228.5 mil, Deposits: $190.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • Federal Savings Bank: 1 Market Square Branch at 1650 Woodbury Avenue, branch established on 1987/06/30. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $268.8 mil, Deposits: $180.2 mil, headquarters in Dover, NH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Kennebunk Savings Bank: Portsmouth Nh Branch at 111 Maplewood Avenue, branch established on 2011/02/22. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $821.4 mil, Deposits: $660.6 mil, headquarters in Kennebunk, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices
  • The First Colebrook Bank: Portsmouth Branch at 2400 Lafayette Road, branch established on 2009/08/31. Info updated 2012/03/13: Bank assets: $238.7 mil, Deposits: $207.7 mil, headquarters in Colebrook, NH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: First Colebrook Bancorp, Inc.
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Portsmouth, New Hampshire:

  • Anchorage Inn & Suites, 417 Woodbury Ave, Portsmouth, NH 03801 , Phone: (603) 431-8111, Fax: (603) 431-4443
  • Comfort Inn, 1190 Lafayette Rd, Portsmouth, NH 03801 , Phone: (603) 433-3338, Fax: (603) 431-1639
  • Holiday Inn, 300 Woodbury Ave, Portsmouth, NH 03801 , Phone: (603) 431-8000
  • Best Western Wynwood Hotel & Suites, 580 Us Hwy 1 Byp, Portsmouth, NH 03801 , Phone: (603) 436-7600, Fax: (603) 436-7600
  • Meadowbrook Inn, 549 Rt 1 Byp, Portsmouth, NH 03801 , Phone: (603) 436-2000, Fax: (603) 433-2700
  • Sheraton Harborside Portsmouth Hotel, 250 Market St, Portsmouth, NH 03801 , Phone: (603) 431-2300, Fax: (603) 433-5649
  • Sise Inn, 40 CT St, Portsmouth, NH 03801 , Phone: (603) 433-1200, Fax: (603) 433-1200
  • Star Island Conference Center, 10 Vaughan Mall, Ste #8, Portsmouth, NH 03801 , Phone: (603) 430-6272, Fax: (603) 430-6270
  • 10 other hotels and motels
All 18 fire-safe hotels and motels in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
New Hampshire average:

10.6

Portsmouth travel time to work - commute Portsmouth mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (27%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Portsmouth:

(Portsmouth, New Hampshire Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Portsmouth city (based on Rockingham County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic84,69724
Mainline Protestant19,07278
Evangelical Protestant7,45661
Other3,49020
Orthodox2001
None180,308-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 47
Rockingham County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 55
Rockingham County:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 98
Rockingham County:

3.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 283
Here:

9.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.70 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.6%
New Hampshire:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Rockingham County:

23.3%
New Hampshire:

24.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.8%
State:

15.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 18$81,794$54,5294$6,886
Other Government Administration 22$120,665$65,81715$4,875
Judicial and Legal 3$20,187$80,7482$8,379
Police Protection - Officers 60$366,224$73,24512$13,518
Police - Other 21$111,723$63,8426$8,285
Firefighters 58$333,063$68,9100$0
Fire - Other 1$5,201$62,4125$3,825
Streets and Highways 27$117,926$52,4120$0
Welfare 1$4,379$52,5482$4,088
Health 2$12,024$72,1441$1,430
Solid Waste Management 14$56,643$48,5510$0
Sewerage 24$107,824$53,9120$0
Parks and Recreation 4$25,479$76,43746$34,434
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$18,305$73,2200$0
Water Supply 22$99,455$54,2480$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 334$1,642,283$59,00476$106,164
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 83$359,230$51,93717$17,570
Local Libraries 14$60,812$52,12528$24,269
Other and Unallocable 28$115,462$49,48433$31,226
Totals for Government 739$3,658,679$59,410247$264,949

Portsmouth government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $241,000 ($11.24)
  • Construction - General - Other: $12,915,000 ($602.38)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,601,000 ($74.67)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $35,179,000 ($1640.81)
    Police Protection: $7,420,000 ($346.08)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,783,000 ($269.73)
    General - Other: $5,243,000 ($244.54)
    Sewerage: $4,070,000 ($189.83)
    Regular Highways: $3,681,000 ($171.69)
    Water Utilities: $3,190,000 ($148.79)
    Central Staff Services: $2,609,000 ($121.69)
    Financial Administration: $1,620,000 ($75.56)
    Libraries: $1,256,000 ($58.58)
    Parking Facilities: $1,199,000 ($55.92)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,192,000 ($55.60)
    General Public Buildings: $1,188,000 ($55.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,123,000 ($52.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,116,000 ($52.05)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $428,000 ($19.96)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $313,000 ($14.60)
    Public Welfare - Other: $122,000 ($5.69)
    Health - Other: $93,000 ($4.34)
    Natural Resources - Other: $76,000 ($3.54)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,158,000 ($100.65)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Public Welfare - Other: $192,000 ($8.96)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $6,000 ($0.28)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,170,000 ($54.57)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $400,000 ($18.66)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $38,515,000 ($1796.41)

Portsmouth government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $6,737,000 ($314.23)
    Sewerage: $5,872,000 ($273.88)
    Parking Facilities: $1,230,000 ($57.37)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $456,000 ($21.27)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $104,000 ($4.85)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $60,000 ($2.80)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,032,000 ($94.78)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $5,486,000 ($255.88)
    All Other: $197,000 ($9.19)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,768,000 ($82.46)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,500,000 ($69.96)
    Donations From Private Sources: $840,000 ($39.18)
    Rents: $114,000 ($5.32)
    Sale of Property: $15,000 ($0.70)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,717,000 ($173.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $12,238,000 ($570.80)
    All Other: $6,348,000 ($296.08)
    Sewerage: $1,440,000 ($67.16)
    General Local Government Support: $1,416,000 ($66.04)
    Highways: $338,000 ($15.76)
  • Tax - Property: $33,968,000 ($1584.33)
    Other License: $1,598,000 ($74.53)

Portsmouth government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $83,158,000 ($3878.64)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $80,033,000 ($3732.88)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,905,000 ($461.99)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,780,000 ($316.23)

Portsmouth government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $51,313,000 ($2393.33)

6.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($55,454 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
New Hampshire average:

6.07%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($290 average AGI)
Rockingham County:

0.03%
New Hampshire average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hillsborough County, NH  1.25% ($50,149 average AGI)
from Essex County, MA  0.94% ($53,749)
from Strafford County, NH  0.72% ($41,131)


6.48% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,198 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.48%
New Hampshire average:

6.45%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($408 average AGI)
Rockingham County:

0.05%
New Hampshire average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hillsborough County, NH  1.22% ($41,135 average AGI)
to Strafford County, NH  0.77% ($41,933)
to Essex County, MA  0.74% ($44,575)

Strongest AM radio stations in Portsmouth:

  • WMYF (1380 AM; 1 kW; PORTSMOUTH, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTSN (1270 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, NH; Owner: GARRISON CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGIN (930 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGIP (1540 AM; 5 kW; EXETER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDER (1320 AM; 10 kW; DERRY, NH; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC. OF NH)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Portsmouth:

  • WHEB (100.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WERZ (107.1 FM; EXETER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUBB (95.3 FM; YORK CENTER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSHK (105.3 FM; KITTERY, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOKQ (97.5 FM; DOVER, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUNH (91.3 FM; DURHAM, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WBYY (98.7 FM; SOMERSWORTH, NH; Owner: GARRISON CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WSAK (102.1 FM; HAMPTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXRV (92.5 FM; HAVERHILL, MA; Owner: BEANPOT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPHX-FM (92.1 FM; SANFORD, ME; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WSEW (88.5 FM; SANFORD, ME; Owner: WORD RADIO EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WNEF (91.7 FM; NEWBURYPORT, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WMEX (106.5 FM; FARMINGTON, NH; Owner: WIMMEX, LLC)
  • WQSO (96.7 FM; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGIR-FM (101.1 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQLL (96.5 FM; BEDFORD, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WLKZ (104.9 FM; WOLFEBORO, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Portsmouth:

  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WENH-TV (Channel 11; DURHAM, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Portsmouth fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 66Number of bridges
  • 518m1,699ftTotal length
  • $111,272,000Total costs
  • 1,488,970Total average daily traffic
  • 85,711Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 21920-1929
  • 191940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 311970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2012
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Portsmouth, NH
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Portsmouth)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Portsmouth, NH)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 122 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Portsmouth)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 6 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Portsmouth)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 84 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED60$255,044158$243,302603$254,69533$134,1084$467,50061$232,1445$69,800
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$175,0008$288,87551$259,7443$171,0000$06$282,5321$42,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$141,75016$181,563156$294,04114$126,1590$018$270,0156$50,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$205,66724$310,748125$258,2531$230,0000$019$222,4421$187,860
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$245,0002$75,51529$269,4001$230,0000$02$139,5000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0691.00 , 0692.00, 0693.00, 0694.00, 0695.00, 0696.00, 0697.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED18$235,72212$277,213
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$303,8899$255,778
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$197,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$250,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$175,0001$255,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0691.00 , 0692.00, 0693.00, 0694.00, 0695.00, 0696.00, 0697.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 88
  • Hazardous Condition: 222
  • Service Call: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Portsmouth

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Portsmouth, NH
Most common first names in Portsmouth, NH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John25673.9 years
Mary23079.8 years
Helen14682.0 years
William14374.8 years
George12675.5 years
Robert12568.6 years
Joseph10673.9 years
Dorothy10381.1 years
Charles10375.9 years
James10073.2 years
Most common last names in Portsmouth, NH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5372.0 years
Johnson4078.6 years
Obrien3879.5 years
Brown3674.5 years
Clark3274.0 years
White2975.1 years
Jones2676.3 years
Moore2575.1 years
Wilson2576.6 years
Sullivan2476.2 years
Businesses in Portsmouth, NH
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets18
Ace Hardware2McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1Motel 61
Applebee's1New Balance4
Banana Republic1Nike6
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nissan1
Best Western1Panera Bread1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1RadioShack2
Chevrolet1Rite Aid3
Circle K1Ruby Tuesday1
Comfort Inn1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Decora Cabinetry4Shaw's1
Domino's Pizza1Sheraton1
Dunkin Donuts6Sprint Nextel1
FedEx14Starbucks2
Ford1Subway2
GNC2T-Mobile3
GameStop1T.J.Maxx1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hilton2Toyota1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
Home Depot1UPS17
Jones New York3Vans1
Kmart1Verizon Wireless2
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Marriott2Wendy's1
Marshalls1YMCA1
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