Portsmouth (zip 23701), Virginia 

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Population

23,731

-5.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.1%

Median Income

$48,055

Median Home Price

$157,300

Best Places to Live in Portsmouth (zip 23701), Virginia

Large-city complex - Southeast Virginia coast. May, October and September are the most pleasant months in the 23701 zip code, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Nearby water recreation
-Educated population
-Stable economy
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Rising costs
-Air service

Local Listings in 23701
 $180,000 
1326 Hodges Ferry Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1393 SqFt
 $173,700 
406 Kay Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1606 SqFt
 $279,900 
419 Bobby Jones Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2404 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News Metro Area

This complex area straddles the waterway known as Hampton Roads, a large bay that empties into the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean. It is the largest metropolitan area in the state in terms of population, and offers an interesting mix of urban, suburban, waterfront and inland environments. The cities of Norfolk, Chesapeake, and Portsmouth are to the south of the waterway, with the large and rapidly growing Virginia Beach located a few miles to the east along the Atlantic Shore. Hampton and Newport News lie to the north across a long bridge-tunnel connection. The natural harbor makes for one of the best ports on the East Coast, and shipping and shipbuilding activity are paramount, along with fishing and seaport-related commerce.


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City: Portsmouth
Zip Codes: Portsmouth (zip 23701)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 30 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Portsmouth (zip 23701) is 4.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Portsmouth (zip 23701) jobs have increased by 1.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Portsmouth (zip 23701)'s cost of living is 1.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Portsmouth (zip 23701)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and September are the most pleasant months in the 23701 zip code, while July and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Portsmouth city county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Portsmouth (zip 23701)'s population is 23,731 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 5.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Portsmouth (zip 23701) is $157,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.9%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Portsmouth (zip 23701) public schools spend $11,188 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.1 students per teacher in Portsmouth (zip 23701). More Education


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NEW LISTINGS IN 23701
$180,000
1326 Hodges Ferry Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$173,700
406 Kay Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$279,900
419 Bobby Jones Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$139,900
223 Median Ct
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$198,000
1224 Lakeview Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$149,900
209 Beazley Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$135,000
14 Mohawk Dr
Bed 2 | Bath 1

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