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Population in 2012: 20,302 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.9%
 

Males: 9,545  (47.0%)
Females: 10,757  (53.0%)

Median resident age:  36.1 years
Ohio median age:  40.5 years

Zip codes: 45662.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,125 (it was $23,004 in 2000)
Portsmouth:

$28,125
OH:

$46,829
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,241

Portsmouth city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $77,845 (it was $52,400 in 2000)
Portsmouth:

$77,845
OH:

$127,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $80,203; Detached houses: $81,276; Townhouses or other attached units: $130,940; In 2-unit structures: $69,990; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $134,057; Mobile homes: $25,929

Median gross rent in 2012: $517.

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  • White alone - 17,988 (88.9%)
  • Black alone - 1,018 (5.0%)
  • Two or more races - 533 (2.6%)
  • Hispanic - 439 (2.2%)
  • Asian alone - 122 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 88 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 33 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 5 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Portsmouth: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (21.3%), Irish (16.0%), English (12.4%), United States (8.8%), French (2.3%), Dutch (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1928

Elevation: 540 feet

Land area: 10.8 square miles.

Population density: 1,885 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Portsmouth:

  • High school or higher: 78.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 11.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Portsmouth city:

  • Never married: 34.4%
  • Now married: 39.2%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

422 residents are foreign born (0.3% Asia, 0.2% Oceania).

This city:  2.1%
Ohio:  3.9%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there were 48 registered sex offenders living in Portsmouth, Ohio as of December 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Portsmouth to the number of sex offenders is 423 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $959 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $717 (1.1%)

Portsmouth satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (36.7 miles , pop. 51,475).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (86.2 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (328.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: South Shore, KY (1.2 miles ), Fullerton, KY (1.3 miles) , New Boston, OH (1.3 miles ), Rosemount, OH (1.7 miles ), West Portsmouth, OH (1.9 miles ), Sciotodale, OH (2.3 miles ), Wheelersburg, OH (2.6 miles ), Friendship, OH (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $68,700
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $68,700
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $68,700
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 38.74 N, Longitude: 82.97 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,894 (+24.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,215 (57.3%)

Area code: 740

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Crime rates in Portsmouth by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010
Murders 4436601233
per 100,000 17.219.114.329.330.10.05.010.014.814.8
Rapes 2129343131211681112
per 100,000 90.5138.4161.6151.5155.4104.479.939.954.459.2
Robberies 919080707910758608578
per 100,000 392.4429.7380.3342.0395.9532.1289.6299.4420.1385.1
Assaults 566068101886550443424
per 100,000 241.5286.4323.3493.5441.0323.2249.6219.5168.0118.5
Burglaries 622547484620583557533562516642
per 100,000 2681.82611.42301.03029.62921.92769.92661.02804.02550.03169.7
Thefts 1,6841,7081,4241,7802,1821,6601,5371,4211,5071,642
per 100,000 7260.88153.96770.08697.810935.78255.07673.57089.87447.58107.0
Auto thefts 18918018316720217468625056
per 100,000 814.9859.3870.0816.01012.4865.3339.5309.3247.1276.5
Arson 35320120312
per 100,000 12.923.914.39.80.05.099.915.04.99.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 308.6) 810.1905.9831.7998.81105.9894.3725.5685.0723.4778.6

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Crime rate in Portsmouth detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 38 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Ohio average:

1.99

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.1%
Ohio:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -2,623 (-11.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Portsmouth-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Ohio state average. It is 10% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the Portsmouth city center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.8 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Portsmouth-area historical earthquake activity is below Ohio state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 64.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 64.6 miles away from Portsmouth center
On 2/19/1995 at 12:57:06, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.6 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 37.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1990 at 00:03:57, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1991 at 18:34:51, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.3 miles away from Portsmouth center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Scioto County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Portsmouth topographic map

Birthplace of: Del Rice - Baseball player and coach, Al Oliver - Baseball player, Bill Sali - Politician, Herb Roe - Artist, Micah Schweinsberg - Musician, Wally Phillips - Talk radio host, Bob Sowards - Professional golfer, Chuck Ealey - Football player, Earl Thomas Conley - Country singer, Rocky Nelson - Baseball player.

Main business address for: ASB FINANCIAL CORP /OH (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).


Hospitals/medical centers in Portsmouth:

  • DCI - PORTSMOUTH (Dialysis Facility, 1207 17TH STREET)
  • FMC - PORTSMOUTH (Dialysis Facility, 1648 11TH STREET)
  • ADVANTAGE SKILLED CARE, LLC (Home Health Center, 1656 COLES BLVD)
  • HALLMARK HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, 1220 GAY STREET)
  • HOME CARE NETWORK, INC (Home Health Center, 1716 11TH STREET)
  • SKILLED NURSING INC (Home Health Center, 1628 GRANDVIEW AVENUE)
  • SOUTHERN OHIO MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, 724 EIGHTH STREET)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL (Hospital, 1248 KINNEYS LANE)
  • PORTSMOUTH RECEIVING HOSPITAL (Hospital, 25TH ST & ELMWOOD DR)
  • SOMC HOSPICE (Hospital, 1248 KINNEYS LANE)
  • SOUTHERN HILLS HOSPITAL (Hospital, 727 8TH ST)
  • SOUTHERN OHIO MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, 1805 27TH STREET)
  • BRIDGEPORT HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 2125 ROYCE STREET)
  • CHRISANNA HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, 1319 SPRING ST)
  • CRYSTAL CARE CTR OF PORTSMOUTH (Nursing Home, 1319 SPRING STREET)
  • HALLMARK CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, 605 FRONT STREET)
  • HEARTLAND OF PORTSMOUTH (Nursing Home, 20 EASTER DRIVE)
  • HEMPSTEAD MANOR (Nursing Home, 727 EIGHTH STREET)
  • HILL VIEW HLTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, 1610 28TH ST)
  • HILL VIEW RETIREMENT CENTER (Nursing Home, 1610 28TH STREET)
  • SCIOTO MEMORIAL CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, 2001 SCIOTO TRAIL)

Political contributions by individuals in Portsmouth, OH

Airports located in Portsmouth:

Amtrak station near Portsmouth:

  • 2 miles: SOUTH PORTSMOUTH (SOUTH SHORE, RTE. 23 AT MAIN ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government website: www.ci.portsmouth.oh.us

Colleges/Universities in Portsmouth:

  • Shawnee State University (Full-time enrollment: 3,573; Location: 940 Second St; Public; Website: WWW.SHAWNEE.EDU; Offers Master's degree)
  • Paramount Beauty Academy (FT enrollment: 48; Location: 1745 11th St; Private, for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Portsmouth:

  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 26 miles; Ashland, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,202)
  • Marshall University (about 37 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 9,821)
  • Morehead State University (about 46 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 5,875)
  • Southern State Community College (about 49 miles; Hillsboro, OH; FT enrollment: 2,084)
  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 62 miles; Athens, OH; FT enrollment: 19,492)
  • Hocking College (about 63 miles; Nelsonville, OH; FT enrollment: 4,220)
  • West Virginia State University (about 70 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,062)

Public high schools in Portsmouth:

Private high school in Portsmouth:

  • NOTRE DAME HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 163; Location: 2220 SUNRISE AVE; Grades: 7 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Portsmouth:

See full list of schools located in Portsmouth, School District: PORTSMOUTH CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Portsmouth:

  • PORTSMOUTH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,211,949; Location: 1220 GALLIA ST.; 179,721 books; 8,927 e-books; 6,326 audio materials; 10,816 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 266 state licensed databases; 400 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Birthplace of ALlison Day, college tennis player, Youngstown State University
  • other college football players besides clifford are jeremiah bolden, joseph parker, and the new NFL player Antonio Malone for the greenbay packers, cliff alexander, and many other college football players.

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Notable locations in Portsmouth: Labold Field (A), Lawson Run Wastewater Treatment Plant (B), Portsmouth Ambulance (C), Healthnet Aeromedical Services Healthnet 4 (D), Life Ambulance Services Station 1 (E), American Ambulance (F), Portsmouth Fire Department Central Fire Station (G), Portsmouth Fire Department Sciotoville Fire Station (H), Portsmouth Fire Department Hilltop Fire Station (I), Southern Ohio Medical Center Inpatient Rehabilitation Center (J), Portsmouth Bar and Law Library (K), Portsmouth City Hall (L), Scioto County Courthouse (M), Portsmouth Public Library (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Portsmouth include: Boulevard Church (A), Milldale Church (B), Mount Lebanon Baptist Chapel (C), Mabert Road Baptist Church (D), Apostolic Tower of Faith Church (E), First Lutheran Church (F), Church of Christ (G), Franklin Avenue United Methodist Church (H), Central Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Greenlawn Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Swauger Valley Run (A), Little Scioto River (B), Bonser Run (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Portsmouth include: Bannon Park (1), Riverfront Park (2), Branch Rickey Park (3), York Park (4), Sixth Street Historic District (5), Second Street Historic District (6), Boneyfiddle Commercial Historic District (7), Mound Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Ett-Mar Motel (1600 Kendall Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Courts: Scioto County Offices Courthouse Offices - Juvenile Court Judge Kirsch (602 7th Street) (1), United States Government - Federal Bureau Of Investigation (Post Ofc) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Scioto 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
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AQI  SO2 Ozone  NO2 PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 25.9. This is better than average.
City:

25.9
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.18. This is about average. There were 23 monitors within city limits.
City:

2.18
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 7.39. This is significantly better than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

7.39
U.S.:

10.54
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.2. This is significantly better than average. There were 47 monitors within city limits.
City:

13.2
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.03. This is better than average. There were 16 monitors within city limits.
City:

7.03
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 31.0%
(30.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.0% for Black residents, 32.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.3% for other race residents, 43.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.8%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.0%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Portsmouth, OH

People in group quarters in Portsmouth in 2010:

  • 671 people in college/university student housing
  • 333 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 158 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 48 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 32 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 22 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 20 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Portsmouth in 2000:

  • 398 people in nursing homes
  • 178 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 163 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 61 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 61 people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 48 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 39 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 19 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 14 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Portsmouth compared to Ohio state average:

Portsmouth, Ohio environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Banks with branches in Portsmouth (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Rosemount Branch, Portsmouth-Main Du Branch, Portsmouth-Main Branch. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Portsmouth Branch at 602 Chillicothe Street, branch established on 1905/12/05; Gay Street Branch at 619 Gay Street, branch established on 1969/10/23. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Portsmouth Drive Thru Branch at 704 6th Street, branch established on 2005/07/21; Portsmouth at 507 Chillicothe, branch established on 1990/12/14. 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
  • Wesbanco Bank, Inc.: Portsmouth Branch at 924 Gallia Street, branch established on 1995/09/05. Info updated 2009/04/02: Bank assets: $5,520.2 mil, Deposits: $4,394.5 mil, headquarters in Wheeling, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 115 total offices, Holding Company: Wesbanco, Inc.
  • American Savings Bank, FSB: American Savings Bank, Fsb at 503 Chillicothe Street, branch established on 1892/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $226.4 mil, Deposits: $192.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Fifth Third Bank: Portsmouth Branch at 500 Chillicothe, branch established on 1998/10/16. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Portsmouth, Ohio:

  • Days Inn, 3762 US Rt 23 North, Portsmouth, OH 45662 , Phone: (740) 354-2851, Fax: (740) 353-6107
  • Super 8 Motel, 4266 US 23 N, Portsmouth, OH 45662 , Phone: (740) 353-8880, Fax: (740) 353-8880
  • Holiday Inn Express, 5100 Old Scioto TRL, Portsmouth, OH 45662 , Phone: (740) 353-3232, Fax: (740) 355-0415
  • Holiday Inn, 711 Second St, Portsmouth, OH 45662 , Phone: (740) 354-7711, Fax: (740) 353-1539
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Portsmouth, Ohio

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Portsmouth travel time to work - commute


Portsmouth mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 26.21%
Here26.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesNational Association of Free Will Baptists
Adherents22.4%16.3%10.3%8.3%8.3%
Congregations26.1%5.1%5.1%3.6%16.7%
NameChurch of the NazareneChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Presbyterian Church (USA)Churches of ChristOther
Adherents6.1%3.7%3.1%2.4%19.1%
Congregations7.2%4.3%2.2%4.3%25.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Scioto County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 19
Scioto County:

2.49 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Here:

4.45 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 48
Here:

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Scioto County:

10.3%
State:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Scioto County:

32.4%
State:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.4%
Ohio:

11.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 8$25,080$37,6200$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 16$25,802
Judicial and Legal 29$75,821$31,3740$0
Police Protection - Officers 44$164,057$44,7430$0
Police - Other 1$2,569$30,8280$0
Firefighters 45$180,298$48,0790$0
Fire - Other 2$4,712$28,2720$0
Streets and Highways 33$78,850$28,6733$1,963
Health 32$102,231$38,3370$0
Solid Waste Management 20$64,429$38,6570$0
Sewerage 23$75,578$39,4320$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$7,687$46,1220$0
Water Supply 39$87,854$27,0320$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$2,106
Totals for Government 278$869,166$37,51821$29,871


3.67% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,413 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.67%
Ohio average:

5.31%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Franklin County, OH  0.37% ($23,835 average AGI)
from Pike County, OH  0.33% ($27,284)
from Lawrence County, OH  0.25% ($29,841)


4.10% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,194 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.10%
Ohio average:

5.79%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Franklin County, OH  0.45% ($25,274 average AGI)
to Pike County, OH  0.35% ($25,540)
to Lawrence County, OH  0.26% ($34,203)

Strongest AM radio stations in Portsmouth:

  • WIOI (1010 AM; 1 kW; NEW BOSTON, OH)
  • WPAY (1400 AM; 1 kW; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WNXT (1260 AM; 5 kW; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)
  • WLGC (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GREENUP, KY; Owner: GREENUP COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGOH (1370 AM; 5 kW; GRAYSON, KY; Owner: CARTER COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRVC (930 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTCR (1420 AM; 5 kW; KENOVA, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Portsmouth:

  • WPAY-FM (104.1 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WOHP (88.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WNXT-FM (99.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)
  • W215AV (90.9 FM; SOUTH PORTSMOUTH, KY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WZZZ (107.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING OF PORTSMOUTH 2, INC.)
  • WOSP (91.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOKE (98.3 FM; GARRISON, KY; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WLGC-FM (105.7 FM; GREENUP, KY; Owner: GREENUP COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBKS (107.1 FM; IRONTON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRAU (94.9 FM; SOUTH WEBSTER, OH; Owner: IM-MEDIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W214BI (90.7 FM; PIKETON, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WDGG (93.7 FM; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE B/CASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBVB (97.1 FM; COAL GROVE, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVC-FM (92.7 FM; CATLETTSBURG, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WOUL-FM (89.1 FM; IRONTON, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WKOV-FM (96.7 FM; WELLSTON, OH; Owner: JACKSON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKKS-FM (104.9 FM; VANCEBURG, KY; Owner: BROWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXZQ (100.1 FM; PIKETON, OH; Owner: DBA PIKETON COMMUNICATIONS)

TV broadcast stations around Portsmouth:

  • W66CZ (Channel 66; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPBO (Channel 42; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHCP (Channel 30; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: TELEVISION PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WKAS (Channel 25; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Portsmouth fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 24
Total length: 379 meters (1,243ft)
Total costs: $500,000
Total average daily traffic: 179,375
Total average daily truck traffic: 9,031

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 5
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 9
  • 1970-1979: 2
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Portsmouth, OH

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Portsmouth)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Portsmouth, OH)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (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: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 100 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Portsmouth)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 33 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Portsmouth)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 219
  • Hazardous Condition: 87
  • Service Call: 13
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Portsmouth


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Portsmouth, OH
Businesses in Portsmouth, OH
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Long John Silver's1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Applebee's1McDonald's2
Arby's1New Balance2
AutoZone1Nike1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Payless1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS2SAS Shoes1
Comfort Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx1Starbucks1
H&R Block3Subway2
Holiday Inn2Super 81
KFC1Taco Bell2
Kincaid1Tim Hortons1
Kroger1U-Haul3
La-Z-Boy2UPS5
Lane Furniture1Wendy's2
Little Caesars Pizza1
Browse common businesses in Portsmouth, OH

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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Roger C. Scherer (8)
  • Paul W. Yost (5)
  • Stephen P. Landers (2)
  • Steven E. Payne (2)
  • Paul Yost (1)
  • Roger Scherer (1)
  • Gary Goodan (1)
  • James Eric Bond (1)
  • Seth Ankrom (1)

Total of 19 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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