Portsmouth employment information

Income per capita$31,672$27,621$28,555
Median household income$44,688$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$43,438$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$48,500$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$31,346$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$23,750$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate1.2%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level6.0%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Portsmouth is 11% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Portsmouth is 16% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Portsmouth is 80% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Portsmouth is 61% lower than the national average.

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Portsmouth median earnings by income bracket

Portsmouth employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry3.5%0.0%
Manufacturing sector21.1%42.4%
Financial & insurance services1.8%6.1%
Wholesale & retail services22.8%24.2%
Public administration0.0%9.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities15.8%0.0%
Education, health & social services1.8%42.4%

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Persia, IA302$50,0007%
Neola, IA874$48,9069%
Portsmouth, IA183$44,68816%

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Big Bay, MI183$37,27330%
Upland, NE183$55,4554%
Zoar, WI183$34,00036%
Pope, MS183$34,26136%
Spring Garden, AL183$26,32851%
Portsmouth, IA183$44,68816%
Source: The Portsmouth, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.