|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Portsmouth is 22,277. Portsmouth, New Hampshire is the 1,720th largest city in the US.
Portsmouth is located entirely in Rockingham County.
The peak population of Portsmouth was in 1990, when its population was 26,160. In 1990, Portsmouth was the 1,074th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,720th largest city in the US. Portsmouth is currently 14.8% smaller than it was in 1990.
Portsmouth has grown 6.9% since the 2000. Portsmouth, New Hampshire's growth is about average. 56% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Portsmouth has a population density of 1,329 people per square mile.
|1715||North Salt Lake, Utah||22,300||152.8%|
|1720||Portsmouth, New Hampshire||22,277||6.9%|
|1722||East Peoria, Illinois||22,276||-1.7%|
|1723||Greenwood, South Carolina||22,221||-0.7%|
|1725||Mountain Brook, Alabama||22,158||6.5%|
The total voting age population of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 17,565. The voting age population is 49.6% male and 50.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.4% of the residents of Portsmouth are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Portsmouth are 90.0% White, 4.8% Asian, 2.5% Black, 2.3% Two or more races, 0.3% Other and 0.1% American Indian. Additionally, 3.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Portsmouth, 6.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 7.9%. On a per-household basis, 4.5% of families are below the poverty line in Portsmouth.
Among those aged 16 and older, 72.9% of Portsmouth residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 95.8% of Portsmouth residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 58.6% have a bachelor's degree and 23.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Portsmouth residents aged 5 and older, 9.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 5.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Portsmouth is 2.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Portsmouth, 12.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Portsmouth is $83,923.
In Portsmouth, 52.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 48.0% of housing units in Portsmouth.
Of all the housing units in Portsmouth, 35.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Portsmouth, 9.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,000 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Portsmouth is $1,305.
In Portsmouth, 89.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.