In 2020, Portsmouth, VA had a population of 95k people with a median age of 35.5 and a median household income of $53,213. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Portsmouth, VA declined from 95,097 to 94,961, a −0.143% decrease and its median household income grew from $52,175 to $53,213, a 1.99% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Portsmouth, VA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (52%), White (Non-Hispanic) (37%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.76%), White (Hispanic) (1.88%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.6%).
None of the households in Portsmouth, VA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
98.5% of the residents in Portsmouth, VA are U.S. citizens.
In 2020, the median property value in Portsmouth, VA was $174,200, and the homeownership rate was 55.3%. Most people in Portsmouth, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Portsmouth, VA was 2 cars per household.