RI

National Population : 333,590,059
Rhode Island State Population : 1,070,801

About Portsmouth, RI

Portsmouth, RI is located in Newport County in the state of Rhode Island.

The total City Population for Portsmouth is about 17,418 with about 291 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 18,818.

The Average Home Value is $379,200.00, which is roughly 28% higher than the Average Home Value of $272,097.00 for the state of Rhode Island, and roughly 50% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $101,771.00, which is roughly 25% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $76,344.00 for the state of Rhode Island, and roughly 43% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Portsmouth is about 3%.

Rhode Island is ranked #15 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 62.36 out of 100.

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Voting

Newport County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 46.67% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 63.89%
Republican: 34.07%
Libertarian: 1.09%
Other: 0.94%


Nearby Locations

Middletown, RI (4.33 mi.)
Tiverton, RI (5.66 mi.)
Jamestown, RI (6.47 mi.)
L Compton, RI (6.73 mi.)
Newport, RI (7.40 mi.)
Bristol, RI (7.59 mi.)
Warren, RI (9.96 mi.)
N Kingstown, RI (10.22 mi.)
Saunderstown, RI (11.26 mi.)
Barrington, RI (11.77 mi.)
Warwick, RI (12.62 mi.)
E Greenwich, RI (12.90 mi.)
East Greenwich, RI (12.90 mi.)
Slocum, RI (13.79 mi.)
Point Judith, RI (14.51 mi.)
Kingston, RI (14.93 mi.)
West Warwick, RI (15.14 mi.)
Riverside, RI (16.08 mi.)
Cranston, RI (16.30 mi.)
E Providence, RI (17.25 mi.)
Wakefield, RI (17.49 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 02871
Latitude : 41.585358
Longitude : -71.257410
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 217 ft.
Area Code(s) : 401

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.45
Male Population Estimate : 44.79%
Female Population Estimate : 46.46%
Median Age : 44.7
Male Median Age : 43.4
Female Median Age : 45.6

White Population Estimate : 87.88%
Black Population Estimate : 1.84%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 1.95%
Asian Population Estimate : 2.14%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.09%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.56%
Other Population Estimate : 0.55%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Portsmouth specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Newport County: About 2 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Newport County: About 164 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Newport County is about 56% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 43% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.