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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Portsmouth is $23,219, which is lower than the state average of $33,958 and is lower than the national average of $28,555. Portsmouth median household income is $46,239, which has grown by 37.04% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 38.81% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Portsmouth residents spend 24.6 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the state average of 28.0 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #340

Portsmouth, VA
23,219 USD
Virginia
33,958 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Portsmouth, VA
28,762 USD
Virginia
34,987 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Portsmouth, VA
33,761 USD
Virginia
41,629 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Portsmouth, VA
23,857 USD
Virginia
28,890 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #311
Portsmouth, VA
46,239 USD
Virginia
64,792 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Portsmouth, VA
57,080 USD
Virginia
88,413 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #139
Portsmouth, VA
37.04%
Virginia
38.81%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Portsmouth, VAVirginiaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income12.61%$10,405, see rank24.24%$15,19021.11%$16,919
Social Security Income30.28%$14,379, see rank27.46%$17,75029.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income3.83%$2,779, see rank2.06%$3,1082.82%$3,720
Retirement Income24.15%$22,323, see rank21.03%$29,14417.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Portsmouth, VA
54,858 USD
Virginia
77,939 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Portsmouth, VA
64,403 USD
Virginia
102,254 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Portsmouth, VAVirginiaU.S.
White$54,588, see rank$69,851$56,900
Black$37,535, see rank$44,288$35,600
Hispanic$36,833, see rank$60,459$42,396
Asian$39,797, see rank$94,223$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$39,583, see rank$54,801$37,170
One Race, Other$39,583, see rank$54,333$40,300
Two or More Races$50,192, see rank$65,164$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Portsmouth, VAVirginiaU.S.
less than 25$31,752, see rank$30,558$25,788
25 to 44$49,540, see rank$70,181$58,398
45 to 64$51,995, see rank$78,740$65,027
65 or over$35,836, see rank$44,048$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Portsmouth, VAVirginiaU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over75,643, see rank6,531,424248,775,628
Male135,915, 47.48%, see rank48.67%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:224,456, 68.09%, see rank71.74%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces22,095, 5.83%, see rank2.88%0.73%
Male, Civilian222,361, 62.26%, see rank68.86%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed319,860, 88.82%, see rank92.83%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed32,501, 11.18%, see rank7.17%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force211,459, 31.91%, see rank28.26%30.72%
Female139,728, 52.52%, see rank51.33%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:223,712, 59.69%, see rank61.39%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces2499, 1.26%, see rank0.51%0.11%
Female, Civilian223,213, 58.43%, see rank60.88%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed320,910, 90.08%, see rank93.32%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed32,303, 9.92%, see rank6.68%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force216,016, 40.31%, see rank38.61%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Portsmouth, VAVirginiaU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over42,482, 100%3,964,601141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone34,385, 80.94%, see rank77.46%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled3,741, 8.81%, see rank9.56%9.59%
Public Transportation905, 2.13%, see rank4.50%5.06%
Walked1,414, 3.33%, see rank2.38%2.78%
Other Means797, 1.88%, see rank1.51%1.79%
Worked at Home1,240, 2.92%, see rank4.59%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Portsmouth, VA
24.6 minutes
Virginia
28.0 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Portsmouth, VAVirginiaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over40,7703,936,638143,435,233
Male119,860, 48.71%, see rank51.61%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations25,124, 25.80%, see rank39.95%33.12%
Service Occupations23,189, 16.06%, see rank14.02%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations22,957, 14.89%, see rank16.24%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations230, 0.15%, see rank0.64%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations22,809, 14.14%, see rank9.43%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations24,047, 20.38%, see rank14.05%17.94%
Female120,910, 51.29%, see rank48.39%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations27,272, 34.78%, see rank45.17%40.04%
Service Occupations24,918, 23.52%, see rank19.77%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations27,195, 34.41%, see rank29.79%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.15%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2133, 0.64%, see rank0.34%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations21,189, 5.69%, see rank4.52%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Portsmouth, VAVirginiaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over40,770, 100%3,936,638143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining73, 0.18%, see rank1.05%1.96%
Construction2,660, 6.52%, see rank6.45%6.17%
Manufacturing4,734, 11.61%, see rank7.36%10.43%
Wholesale Trade801, 1.96%, see rank1.93%2.75%
Retail Trade4,840, 11.87%, see rank10.80%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities2,017, 4.95%, see rank4.12%4.93%
Information669, 1.64%, see rank2.13%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing1,993, 4.89%, see rank6.33%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
3,822, 9.37%, see rank14.72%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance9,110, 22.34%, see rank21.68%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
3,962, 9.72%, see rank8.81%9.49%
Public Administration4,076, 10.00%, see rank9.37%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration2,013, 4.94%, see rank5.25%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Portsmouth, VA%VirginiaU.S.
Population in Poverty16,88618.19%, see rank11.52%15.59%
Family in Poverty3,43014.49%, see rank8.24%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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