|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Portsmouth is 18,014. Portsmouth, Ohio is the 2,047th largest city in the US.
Portsmouth is located entirely in Scioto County.
The peak population of Portsmouth was in 1990, when its population was 23,514. In 1990, Portsmouth was the 1,178th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,047th largest city in the US. Portsmouth is currently 23.4% smaller than it was in 1990.
Portsmouth has shrunk 13.6% since the year 2000. Portsmouth, Ohio's growth is extremely below average. 93% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Portsmouth has a population density of 1,884.3 people per square mile.
|2041||Palos Hills, Illinois||18,117||2.5%|
|2044||White Settlement, Texas||18,084||21.7%|
|2045||Boone, North Carolina||18,036||33.2%|
|2046||Pinehurst, North Carolina||18,019||83.6%|
|2048||Cohoes, New York||17,993||15.3%|
|2050||Clemson, South Carolina||17,986||51.6%|
|2051||Mount Holly, North Carolina||17,966||85.6%|
The total voting age population of Portsmouth, Ohio, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 15,600. The voting age population is 45.8% male and 54.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.5% of the residents of Portsmouth are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Portsmouth are 88.5% White, 6.3% Black, 2.8% Two or more races, 1.1% Asian, 0.7% Other and 0.6% American Indian. Additionally, 1.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Portsmouth, 36.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 51.5%. On a per-household basis, 30.0% of families are below the poverty line in Portsmouth.
Among those aged 16 and older, 48.6% of Portsmouth residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 82.7% of Portsmouth residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.0% have a bachelor's degree and 6.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Portsmouth residents aged 5 and older, 2.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Portsmouth is 11.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Portsmouth, 13.0% 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 $28,840.
In Portsmouth, 46.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 53.3% of housing units in Portsmouth.
Of all the housing units in Portsmouth, 41.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Portsmouth, 0.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Portsmouth is $606.
In Portsmouth, 71.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.