Portsmouth Rockingham County, New Hampshire

Portsmouth: City in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States

About

Portsmouth is a city located in the county of Rockingham in the U.S. state of New Hampshire. Its population at the 2010 census was 20,779 and a population density of 477 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 21,557 inhabitants.

The city was created 392 years ago in 1629.

Portsmouth Quick Facts

Population : 21,557 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Hampshire (United States)
County : Rockingham County
Postal code : 03801, 03804, 03802, 03803
Phone Area Codes : 603
Area : 43.57 km2
Named for : Portsmouth
Altitude : 20 feet / 6 meters
Capital city : Portsmouth is capital of Province of New Hampshire
Establishment : January 01, 1630 (392 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 17:43:22 (23rd May 2022)
Density : 495 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.61% (2010-2020)
Portsmouth locator map
Location of Portsmouth on New Hampshire map.
Portsmouth  NH - Market Square image
Portsmouth NH - Market Square
Portsmouth  NH - Market Square image

Geography

Portsmouth is located at 43°4'37"N 70°45'28"W (43.0770400, -70.7576600).

Portsmouth map

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Demographics

The population of Portsmouth increased by 3.61% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 20,779 - census
2011 21,288 2.39% estimation process
2012 21,418 0.61% estimation process
2013 21,465 0.22% estimation process
2014 21,702 1.09% estimation process
2015 21,646 -0.26% estimation process
2016 21,648 0.01% estimation process
2017 21,824 0.81% estimation process
2018 21,839 0.07% estimation process
2019 21,927 0.4% estimation process
2020 21,557 -1.72% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 29,646
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 28,906
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 2.6%
April 1, 2020 Population : 28,215
April 1, 2010 Population : 28,904
People under 5 years old, percentage : 3.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 14.6%
People over 65 (%) : 10.5%
Female persons, % : 51.7%
White only, percent : 79.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 8.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.2%
Asians alone % : 5.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 5.7%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 3.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 78.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,174
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 7.8%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 39.0%

Portsmouth zip code is 03801. County name: Rockingham, County fips: 33015

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 39.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $146,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,323
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $530
2015-2019 median gross rent : $801
2015-2019 Households : 10,887
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.23
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 70.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 9.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 92.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 78.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 94.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 43.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 84,480
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 49,569
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 369,566
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 404,682
2012 total retail sales per capita : $13,577
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $32,993
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $21,485
Percentage of people living in poverty : 29.6%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,776
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 917
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 598
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 149
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,523
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 149
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,442
2010 population per square mile : 3,150.5
2010 land area in square miles : 9.17
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 56.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $90,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,000
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $421
2015-2019 median gross rent : $842
2015-2019 Households : 10,666
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.35
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 7.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 90.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 86.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 88.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.3%
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 144,357
2012 total retail sales per capita : $5,741
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $48,626
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $25,764
Percentage of people living in poverty : 16.2%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,153
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 577
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 470
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 82
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 973
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 194
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 883
2010 population per square mile : 2,592.8
2010 land area in square miles : 9.72

People born in Portsmouth (102)

People born in Portsmouth, including author Edward A. Rand, chemist, chairman, president, and CEO of Arch Chemicals, Inc. Michael E. Campbell, Colonial cabinetmaker, ca. 1638-1706 Thomas Dennis, .

List

  • Frederick Pearson Treadwell (American chemist (1857-1918)) he was born in 05/02/1857
  • Jean Kasem (American actress married to Casey Kasem) she was born in 01/01/1955
  • Ronnie James Dio (American heavy metal singer) he was born in 10/07/1942
  • Ilene Woods (American actress and singer (1929-2010)) she was born in 05/05/1929
  • Amos T. Akerman (United States Attorney General (1821-1880)) he was born in 23/02/1821
  • Brooke Astor (American philanthropist, socialite, and writer) she was born in 30/03/1902
  • John Langdon (New Hampshire Founding Father, governor, and senator (1741-1819)) he was born in 26/06/1741
  • Wesley Powell (American politician (1915-1981)) he was born in 13/10/1915
  • William S. Damrell (American politician (1809-1860)) he was born in 29/11/1809
  • Howard Brenton (playwright) he was born in 13/12/1942
  • Elliott Coues (American ornithologist) he was born in 09/09/1842
  • Sir John Wentworth, 1st Baronet (Colonial governor of New Hampshire and Nova Scotia) he was born in 09/08/1737
  • Thomas Bailey Aldrich (American poet, novelist, editor) he was born in 02/11/1836
  • Charles Cutts (American politician (1769-1846)) he was born in 31/01/1769
  • Charlie Kohlhase (American musician) he was born in 28/11/1956
  • Clifton Clagett (American politician (1762-1829)) he was born in 03/12/1762
  • Daniel Marcy (American politician (1809-1893)) he was born in 07/11/1809
  • Samuel Cushman (American politician (1783-1851)) he was born in 08/06/1783

Schools in Portsmouth

College & universities near Portsmouth, NH

Code Name City ZIP
183202 Paul Mitchell the School-Portsmouth Portsmouth (NH) 03801-4084

Stations (26)

Amtrak & bus stations near Portsmouth, NH

Code Name Address Type
PTS Portsmouth, New Hampshire 185 Grafton Drive BUS
DHM Durham–UNH station 3 Depot Road RAIL
DOV Dover Transportation Center 33 Chestnut St. RAIL
EXR Exeter station 60 Lincoln Street RAIL
WEM Wells Regional Transportation Center 696 Sanford Road RAIL

Post offices near Portsmouth

Post Office Name City ZIP
Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Post Office Portsmouth (NH) 03804

Other places with the same name (5)

Other cities in Rockingham County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Rockingham County , NH. (more)

City Name Population Title
Derry Village 34,539 City in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States of America
Derry 33,442 Town in New Hampshire, United States
Salem 30,641 Town in New Hampshire, United States
Londonderry 26,646 Town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States of America
Hampton 15,950 Town in New Hampshire
Exeter 15,296 Town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States
Windham 14,865 City in New Hampshire
Raymond 10,573 Town in New Hampshire
Seabrook 8,844 Town in New Hampshire, United States
Hampstead 8,612 Town in New Hampshire, United States
Plaistow 7,735 Town in New Hampshire
Stratham 7,579 Town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire
Atkinson 7,163 Town in New Hampshire, USA
Epping 7,070 Town in the U.
Stratham Station 6,949 City in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States of America
Sandown 6,551 Town in New Hampshire

Distance to Other Cities

Portsmouth distances to largest New Hampshire cities