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Portsmouth City County, Virginia Facts

Facts
State Virginia
Land area 33.7 square miles
Population Density 2,838.8 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 96,205
Population change 0.7%
Under 5 years of age 7.5%
Under 18 23.5%
65 and over 13.6%
Females 51.9%
White 41.9
Hispanic or Latino of any race 3.6
Asian 1.3%
Two or more races 2.7%
Black or African American 53.5%
Native American 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 82%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 19.5%
Veterans 10,778
Households and Housing
Households 36,690
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 80.5%
Median household income $46,166
The per capita income $23,138
Live below the poverty line. 18.4%
housing units 40,848
Multi-unit structures 30%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $175,600
Residents owning their homes. 57.2%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 5,404
Women-owned firms 37.7%
Asian-owned firms 4.8%
Hispanic-owned firms 2.8%
Black-owned firms 31.4%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $682,095
Retail sales per capita $6,728
Manufacturers shipments $652,915
Merchant wholesaler sales $173,615