Portsmouth demographics profile

StatisticPortsmouthIowaNational
Population1623,106,589318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)5885591
Median age49.538.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.4:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1823%44%43%
Speak English96%92%79%
Speak Spanish4%4%13%
Portsmouth, IA has a population of 162 and is the 25,356th largest city in the United States. The population density is 588 per sq mi which is 976% higher than the Iowa average and 549% higher than the national average. The median age in Portsmouth is 50 which is approximately 30% higher than the Iowa average of 38. In Portsmouth, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 74% of Portsmouth residents were born in Iowa, 26% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Portsmouth is 976% higher than Iowa.
  • The median age in Portsmouth is 30% higher than Iowa.
  • In Portsmouth 97.53% of the population is White.
  • In Portsmouth 1.23% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Portsmouth 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Portsmouth population breakdown by race

RacePortsmouthIowaNational
White97.53%90.90%73.35%
Black or African American1.23%3.32%12.63%
Asian0.00%2.14%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race1.23%1.97%3.06%
Other race0.00%1.27%4.75%
In Portsmouth, 0.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Portsmouth, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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