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Portsmouth city, Virginia (VA)

County population in 2019: 94,398 (all urban); it was 100,565 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 16,979
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,983
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 22,347
Renter-occupied apartments: 15,362 (it was 15,823 in 2000)
% of renters here:

41%
State:

33%

Land area: 33 sq. mi.

Water area: 13.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 2847 people per square mile   (very high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Portsmouth city: 96.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (24.5%), Retail trade (13.1%), Manufacturing (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 65%
  • Government: 32%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 4%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Portsmouth city, VA (2019)
    • 50,84152.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 35,71637.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4,4354.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3,1543.3%Two or more races
    • 1,3631.4%Asian alone
    • 3440.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2770.3%Some other race alone
    • 2230.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

36.7 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years
Males: 44,338  (47.0%)
Females: 50,060  (53.0%)
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Average household size:
Portsmouth city:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $51,195 ($33,742 in 1999)
This county:

$51,195
Virginia:

$76,456

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $861 (lower quartile is $664, upper quartile is $1,091)
This county:

$861
State:

$1091


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $169,600 (it was $81,000 in 2000)
Portsmouth city:

$169,600
Virginia:

$288,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $125,800 - $231,900

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $218,229
Here:

$218,229
State:

$377,025

Townhouses or other attached units: $173,451
Here:

$173,451
State:

$384,010

In 2-unit structures: $201,417
Here:

$201,417
State:

$299,685

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $150,631
Here:

$150,631
State:

$265,498

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $165,287
Here:

$165,287
State:

$344,101

Mobile homes: $133,479
Here:

$133,479
State:

$76,756

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,345
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $500

Institutionalized population: 2,541
Portsmouth city, VA map from a distance

Health of residents in Portsmouth city based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
72.1% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
44.4% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
53.3% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
73.6% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 199 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 167 pounds. This is more than average.

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,043 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,875 (1.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Portsmouth city, VA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Portsmouth city, VA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Portsmouth city, VA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 19.2%
Portsmouth city:

19.2%
Virginia:

9.9%
(8.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.2% for Black residents, 19.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.2% for American Indian residents, 34.2% for other race residents, 13.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 36.7 years old
(Males: 34.0 years old, Females: 39.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.8 years old, Black residents: 36.7 years old, American Indian residents: 31.9 years old, Asian residents: 33.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.5 years old, Other race residents: 26.2 years old)

Area name: Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Portsmouth city is $706 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $811 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1118 a month.

Cities in this county include: Portsmouth.

Portsmouth city has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Mercer County, West Virginia , Lawrence County, Missouri , Madison County, Tennessee , Sharp County, Arkansas , Stone County, Missouri .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.0%
Virginia:

4.6%

Unemployment by year in Portsmouth city, VA

Current college students: 5,211
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,712 (62.6% naturalized citizens)

Portsmouth city:

1.8%
Whole state:

12.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,1682010 or later
  • 5902000 to 2009
  • 3301990 to 1999
  • 3881980 to 1989
  • 3221970 to 1979
  • 400Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 45.3%

Portsmouth city marital status for males Portsmouth city marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 25,866
  • One, attached: 4,772
  • Two: 1,408
  • 3 or 4: 1,450
  • 5 to 9: 3,546
  • 10 to 19: 1,420
  • 20 to 49: 340
  • 50 or more: 1,818
  • Mobile homes: 286

Housing units in Portsmouth city with a mortgage: 14,375 (497 second mortgage, 1,472 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,850

Here:

73.7% with mortgage
State:

67.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Portsmouth city

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant22,45067
Mainline Protestant10,83132
Other3,8146
Catholic3,5583
Black Protestant2,23610
None52,646-
Portsmouth city Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 17
Portsmouth city:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
This county:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 38
Portsmouth city:

3.73 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 59
This county:

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Portsmouth city:

12.4%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Portsmouth city:

31.5%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.8%
State:

18.6%

Earthquake activity:

Portsmouth city-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 63% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 114.9 miles away from Portsmouth city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 100.5 miles away from the county center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 116.5 miles away from the county center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 117.9 miles away from the county center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 264.6 miles away from Portsmouth city center
On 1/15/2019 at 23:30:48, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 186.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Portsmouth city

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 45,080 (83.4%)
  • Carpooled: 4,322 (8.0%)
  • Bus: 709 (1.3%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 23 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 762 (1.4%)
  • Bicycle: 119 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 1,807 (3.3%)
  • Worked at home: 1,207 (2.2%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Philippines (18%)
  • Mexico (13%)
  • Jamaica (10%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)
  • Trinidad and Tobago (4%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Panama (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Portsmouth city


  • American (17%)
  • African (7%)
  • English (2%)
  • German (2%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • European (2%)
  • Italian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Portsmouth city, Virginia in 2000:

  • 2,292 people in military ships
  • 1,237 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 415 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 356 people in nursing homes
  • 198 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 192 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 51 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 30 people in crews of maritime vessels
  • 20 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 13 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 10 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents

People in group quarters in Portsmouth city, Virginia in 2010:

  • 1,739 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 454 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 338 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 249 people in military ships
  • 160 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 148 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 103 people in state prisons
  • 76 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 70 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 39 people in maritime/merchant vessels
  • 27 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 13 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $47,351.

10.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,923 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.90%
Virginia average:

9.50%


0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($647 average AGI)
Portsmouth city:

0.17%
Virginia average:

0.18%

7.41% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($23,944 average AGI)
3.32% relocated from other states ($10,332 average AGI)
Portsmouth city:

3.32%
Virginia average:

3.61%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Chesapeake city, VA  2.47% ($34,958 average AGI)
from Norfolk city, VA  1.41% ($29,476)
from Virginia Beach city, VA  1.09% ($39,928)
from Suffolk city, VA  1.08% ($37,787)
from Newport News city, VA  0.32% ($34,229)
from Hampton city, VA  0.28% ($37,288)
from Isle of Wight County, VA  0.13% ($35,255)


12.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,152 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.21%
Virginia average:

9.76%


0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($607 average AGI)
Portsmouth city:

0.14%
Virginia average:

0.17%

8.11% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($24,479 average AGI)
3.96% relocated to other states ($14,067 average AGI)
Portsmouth city:

3.96%
Virginia average:

3.89%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Chesapeake city, VA  2.41% ($35,283 average AGI)
to Norfolk city, VA  1.41% ($29,075)
to Suffolk city, VA  1.32% ($45,483)
to Virginia Beach city, VA  1.19% ($36,195)
to Newport News city, VA  0.42% ($34,929)
to Hampton city, VA  0.31% ($30,754)
to Isle of Wight County, VA  0.16% ($60,148)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 17.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.1
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 8.9

Births per 1000 population in Portsmouth city

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Portsmouth city

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 14.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 13.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Portsmouth city
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 10.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Portsmouth city
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Portsmouth city
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Portsmouth city
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Portsmouth city
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Portsmouth city
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Portsmouth city

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 15,551 (12,385 aged, 3,166 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,722 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Portsmouth city, Virginia in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,407)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,316)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (850)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (824)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (780)
  • Unspecified dementia (749)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (634)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (486)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (468)
  • Other forms of acute ischaemic heart disease (413)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.01
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 27,895
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 745
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 71,960

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,682
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,099
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 39
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 82

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 156.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 115.3
  • Other - 41.3

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 118.2. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 76.9
  • Other - 41.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 94,398
  • Male householders: 15,920 (5,118 living alone), Female householders: 20,169 (6,544 living alone)
  • 11,743 spouses (11,633 opposite-sex spouses), 3,197 unmarried partners, (2,989 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 27,192 children (25,087 natural, 786 adopted, 1,319 stepchildren), 3,284 grandchildren, 1,088 brothers or sisters, 1,476 parents, 16 foster children, 2,674 other relatives, 3,254 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 4,385

Size of family households: 9,876 2-persons, 5,737 3-persons, 3,813 4-persons, 1,277 5-persons, 367 6-persons, 198 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 11,662 1-person, 3,055 2-persons, 104 4-persons.

8,103 married couples with children.
8,725 single-parent households (1,965 men, 6,760 women).

94.9% of residents of Portsmouth city speak English at home.
2.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (90% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
1.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (51% speak English very well, 39% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,835,274,000 ($18,484 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,021,240,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $347,730,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $168,952,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,789,000
Federal grants: $158,307,000
Federal procurement contracts: $456,909,000 ($385,988,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $695,587,000 ($595,572,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,442,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $129,006,000
Federal Government insurance: $458,909,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 8,650
Here:

86 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 5,768
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +161
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -3,312
Here -33 per 1000 residents
State +14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Portsmouth city

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.00 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.4

Year house built in Portsmouth city, Virginia
  • Year house built in Portsmouth city, Virginia
  • 1,6322014 or later
  • 5222010 to 2013
  • 1,7332000 to 2009
  • 2,8421990 to 1999
  • 4,2871980 to 1989
  • 5,7891970 to 1979
  • 5,2051960 to 1969
  • 7,7641950 to 1959
  • 6,1891940 to 1949
  • 4,9431939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Portsmouth city, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Portsmouth city, Virginia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Portsmouth city, Virginia
  • 491 room
  • 912 rooms
  • 1503 rooms
  • 1,9454 rooms
  • 4,2045 rooms
  • 5,1936 rooms
  • 3,0087 rooms
  • 3,1458 rooms
  • 2,4409+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Portsmouth city, Virginia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Portsmouth city, Virginia
  • 721 room
  • 4222 rooms
  • 3,3483 rooms
  • 4,7034 rooms
  • 4,1145 rooms
  • 1,8236 rooms
  • 6587 rooms
  • 3588 rooms
  • 3669+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Portsmouth city, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Portsmouth city, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Portsmouth city, Virginia
  • 49no bedroom
  • 1581 bedroom
  • 4,1492 bedrooms
  • 10,6843 bedrooms
  • 4,5904 bedrooms
  • 5955+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Portsmouth city, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Portsmouth city, Virginia
  • 72no bedroom
  • 3,8171 bedroom
  • 7,2542 bedrooms
  • 4,0133 bedrooms
  • 4644 bedrooms
  • 2445+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Portsmouth city, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Portsmouth city in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Portsmouth city in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 681no vehicle
  • 6,6041 vehicle
  • 7,9392 vehicles
  • 3,4863 vehicles
  • 1,0804 vehicles
  • 4355+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Portsmouth city in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Portsmouth city in renter-occupied apartments
  • 3,085no vehicle
  • 7,8321 vehicle
  • 3,6182 vehicles
  • 1,1023 vehicles
  • 2134 vehicles
  • 145+ vehicles

83.4% of Portsmouth city residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 65% lived in Virginia.

Portsmouth city:

83.4%
State average:

84.7%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 60,247
  • Other state: 31,497
  • Northeast: 9,984
  • Midwest: 3,918
  • South: 13,520
  • West: 4,075
Year householders moved into unit in Portsmouth city, VA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Portsmouth city
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 61.4%Utility gas
  • 34.6%Electricity
  • 1.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 61.2%Electricity
  • 35.4%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 860
Here:

9.6%
Virginia:

10.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 507
Here:

10.3%
Virginia:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,379
Here:

26.1%
Virginia:

20.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2004:

  • Total number of recipients: 3,874
  • Number of aged recipients: 352
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 3,522
  • Number of recipients under 18: 930
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 2,245
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 699
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,165
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,695
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 30 full 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 ORIGINATED718$171,627246$105,8252,130$164,431143$61,0919$1,067,778193$103,6271$193,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED15$169,00010$123,300176$163,73919$58,1052$550,00013$114,5380$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED63$159,44437$114,108922$159,787125$64,7202$331,50088$105,8753$15,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN56$162,23228$94,929637$165,48734$83,9410$055$102,3270$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS9$129,3335$175,400134$165,9336$100,1670$06$109,3330$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 24 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED29$158,55224$194,3331$167,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$148,81816$189,4383$102,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$196,1437$159,1430$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$221,5004$316,2500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Portsmouth city, VA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Portsmouth city, VA - Value
Most common first names in Portsmouth city, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1,07770.9 years
William1,03272.8 years
Mary1,02477.6 years
John81072.7 years
Robert56570.5 years
George47574.0 years
Charles40371.8 years
Joseph39872.5 years
Willie38873.1 years
Margaret33977.6 years
Most common last names in Portsmouth city, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith51772.3 years
Williams50171.9 years
Jones46072.9 years
Brown43172.8 years
Johnson35374.0 years
Davis28073.5 years
Parker24075.2 years
Harris23671.5 years
White21174.2 years
Taylor17973.6 years
Businesses in Portsmouth city, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven4Lowe's1
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets8
Advance Auto Parts3McDonald's3
Arby's1Nike4
Ascend Collection1Papa John's Pizza1
AutoZone2Payless1
Blockbuster1Penske1
Church's Chicken1Pizza Hut2
Comfort Inn1Popeyes2
Curves1Quality1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Decora Cabinetry2Rite Aid5
Domino's Pizza1Ruby Tuesday1
Dunkin Donuts1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx9Starbucks2
Foot Locker1Subway8
GNC1Super 81
GameStop2T-Mobile3
H&R Block5Taco Bell3
Hardee's2The Athlete's Foot1
IHOP1True Value1
Jones New York1U-Haul5
KFC4UPS3
Kroger1Walgreens3
Lane Furniture2Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's3
Long John Silver's1YMCA2

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