Portsmouth employment information

IndexPortsmouthNew HampshireNational
Income per capita$42,724$33,821$28,555
Median household income$67,679$65,986$53,482
Median income owner occupied$94,412$80,867$68,142
Median income renter occupied$48,800$37,949$33,219
Median earnings male$46,703$41,976$36,116
Median earnings female$30,999$28,723$25,692
Unemployment rate3.0%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level7.6%8.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Portsmouth is 50% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Portsmouth is 27% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Portsmouth is 49% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Portsmouth is 51% lower than the national average.

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Portsmouth median earnings by income bracket

Portsmouth employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector12.3%2.4%
Financial & insurance services7.5%4.6%
Wholesale & retail services16.6%17.7%
Public administration3.3%1.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.5%2.3%
Education, health & social services12.3%34.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
South Eliot, ME3,708$77,73745%
Hampton, NH9,417$77,12744%
Amesbury Town, MA16,554$76,46343%
Newfields, NH239$73,95838%
Berwick, ME2,048$72,62536%
Portsmouth, NH21,366$67,67927%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Albertville, AL21,363$36,21032%
Affton, MO21,358$56,4926%
Chester, VA21,355$60,57013%
Roselle, NJ21,348$43,12219%
South Lake Tahoe, CA21,394$41,38023%
Portsmouth, NH21,366$67,67927%
Source: The Portsmouth, NH employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.