Portsmouth, New Hampshire 

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Regional center/Capital city - Central Massachusetts coast at the head of Boston Bay
Pros
-Education
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest
Cons
-Traffic and sprawl
-Economic cycles
-Cost of living

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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).


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City: Portsmouth
Zip Codes: 03801
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Portsmouth is 1.90% (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Portsmouth jobs have increased by 2.70%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Portsmouth's cost of living is 41.70% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Portsmouth's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Portsmouth's population is 21,530 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -16.95%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Portsmouth is $339,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.75%. Check out the homes in the area.
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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Portsmouth

It's a good time to buy in Portsmouth. Home Appreciation is up 4.5% in the last 12 months. Browse Portsmouth Real Estate.

The median home price in Portsmouth is $339,900. Browse Homes in this Range.


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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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03801