Portsmouth employment information

IndexPortsmouthVirginiaNational
Income per capita$23,219$33,958$28,555
Median household income$46,239$64,792$53,482
Median income owner occupied$61,125$80,325$68,142
Median income renter occupied$31,055$41,321$33,219
Median earnings male$33,761$41,629$36,116
Median earnings female$23,857$28,890$25,692
Unemployment rate6.4%4.5%5.8%
Poverty level18.2%11.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Portsmouth is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Portsmouth is 14% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Portsmouth is 9% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Portsmouth is 17% higher than the national average.

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Portsmouth median earnings by income bracket

Portsmouth employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.7%1.6%
Manufacturing sector17.9%0.2%
Financial & insurance services1.4%5.0%
Wholesale & retail services12.4%15.2%
Public administration11.1%8.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.2%1.8%
Education, health & social services9.8%34.3%
Other25.9%25.8%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Carrollton, VA4,693$91,70571%
Chesapeake, VA228,168$70,17631%
Hampton, VA136,904$49,8797%
Norfolk, VA244,745$44,15017%
Portsmouth, VA96,007$46,23914%

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Livonia, MI95,888$69,38630%
San Angelo, TX96,177$42,85520%
Vista, CA96,181$47,78211%
Hillsboro, OR95,765$66,66825%
Davie, FL95,721$58,92410%
Portsmouth, VA96,007$46,23914%
Source: The Portsmouth, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.