In 2017, Portsmouth, VA had a population of 95.5k people with a median age of 35.2 and a median household income of $48,727. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Portsmouth, VA declined from 96,071 to 95,536, a -0.557% decrease and its median household income grew from $47,050 to $48,727, a 3.56% increase.
The population of Portsmouth, VA is 52.1% Black or African American Alone, 38.3% White Alone, and 4.07% Hispanic or Latino. 4.8% of the people in Portsmouth, VA speak a non-English language, and 98.5% are U.S. citizens.
The median property value in Portsmouth, VA is $169,400, and the homeownership rate is 54.4%. Most people in Portsmouth, VA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Portsmouth, VA is 2 cars per household.