In 2019, Portsmouth, VA had a population of 95.1k people with a median age of 35.3 and a median household income of $52,175. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Portsmouth, VA declined from 95,311 to 95,097, a −0.225% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,224 to $52,175, a 3.88% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Portsmouth, VA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (52.2%), White (Non-Hispanic) (37.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.34%), White (Hispanic) (2.12%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.37%). 0% of the households in Portsmouth, VA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 98.7% of the residents in Portsmouth, VA are U.S. citizens.
In 2019, the median property value in Portsmouth, VA was $170,900, and the homeownership rate was 55%. Most people in Portsmouth, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Portsmouth, VA was 2 cars per household.