Portsmouth, New Hampshire 

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Population

21,644

+3.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.8%

Median Income

$67,679

Median Home Price

$439,200

Boston Gifts

Best Places to Live in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Regional center/Capital city - Central Massachusetts coast at the head of Boston Bay. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Portsmouth, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Portsmouth, NH Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Education
Arts and culture
Historic interest
Cons
Traffic and sprawl
Economic cycles
Cost of living


What Bert Has To Say About Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area

Boston is widely viewed as the intellectual and historic capital of the United States. It is a cosmopolitan city with a complete set of services, a broad range of amenities, and a rich tradition and culture almost unmatched in the rest of the country. The metro area defined as Boston-Quincy actually includes downtown and areas mostly south of city into Norfolk and Plymouth County. Suburbs to the west and northwest are covered in the Cambridge-Newton-Framingham metro area (see page TK); northern suburbs to New Hampshire are covered in Essex County (page TK).


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: New Hampshire
County: Rockingham County
Metro Area: Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Portsmouth
Zip Codes: 03801
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Portsmouth is 2.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Portsmouth jobs have increased by 2.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Portsmouth's cost of living is 27.6% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Portsmouth's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Rockingham county flipped narrowly Democratic, 50.2% to 48.1%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Portsmouth's population is 21,644 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 3.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Portsmouth is Real Estate: $439,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.0%.

SCHOOLS
Portsmouth public schools spend $15,692 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 9.8 students per teacher in Portsmouth. More Education



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Housing Market in Portsmouth

It's a good time to buy in Portsmouth. Home Appreciation is up 7.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Portsmouth is $439,200.

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Reviews for Portsmouth   7 Reviews
Beautiful city - 5/11/2010
I was up in Portsmouth a couple years ago visiting from Florida. I loved how I was able to prk the car, get out and have numerous bars/restaurants, clothing stores, etc... Read More

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Portsmouth, NH - 11/13/2009
Portsmouth is full of history, art, interesting shops, restaurants and the best... Read More

Culture & Recreation - 9/21/2007
Portsmouth is a beautiful historic town settled right on the seacoast. Excellent restaurants, great cafes and shops, and picturesque streets make this a wonderful city... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN PORTSMOUTH, NEW HAMPSHIRE
03801

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