Portsmouth is located in east Virginia. Portsmouth is part of Portsmouth City County. Portsmouth has 33.65 square miles of land area and 13.08 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Portsmouth population is 96,007, which has shrunk 4.53% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 15.63% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Portsmouth median household income is $46,239 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 37.04% since 2000. The income growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 38.81% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Portsmouth median house value is $173,700 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 113.65% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 94.18% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Portsmouth is worse than the state average in quality. The Portsmouth area code is 757.