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Where is Portsmouth, VA?

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Portsmouth is a city found in Virginia, The United States Of America. It is located 36.84 latitude and -76.30 longitude and it is situated at elevation 6 meters above sea level.

Portsmouth has a population of 95,535 making it the 12th biggest city in Virginia. It operates on the EDT time zone, which means that it follows the same time zone as Virginia Beach.

Quick facts

Country The United States Of America
State Virginia
Population 95,535
Elevation 6 m over sea level
Time Zone EDT
Longitude -76.298270
Latitude 36.835430

Portsmouth has a population of around 96135, of which 46221 (48%) are male and 49914 (51%) are female. The average age of the inhabitants of Portsmouth is 36.98, meaning that the average person is below the national median age of 37. For every male, there are approximately 1.08 females, meaning that the population is relatively evenly distributed between males and female(s).

Of Portsmouth's 96135 residents, around 92982 (96.70%) identify as having a single race. The majority of the population is black/African American, which consists of 52.60% of the population. Of the remaining population, 39632 are white (41.20%), 408 are native Americans (0.40%), 1055 are asians (1.10%), 62 are pacific islanders (0.10%), 1225 are other (1.30%).

The median income of households in Portsmouth is $45676.00, meaning that most of the households are above the poverty threshold for families of three. Of the total population, 8.80% of households reported an annual income of less than $10,000.

Portsmouth, VA Zipcodes

The city of Portsmouth has 7 zipcodes recognized by the United States Census Bureau: 23701, 23702, 23703, 23704, 23707, 23708, 23709.

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.