Town Of Portsmouth RI Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Town Of Portsmouth, RI

The Town Of Portsmouth is a County Subdivision of Newport County. The subdivision has a T1 Census Class Code which indicates that the Town Of Portsmouth is an active county subdivision that is not coextensive with an incorporated place.

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Town Of Portsmouth Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)

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Total Population 17,805
Population in Households 17,445
Population in Familes 14,615
Population in Group Qrtrs 360
Population Density 775
Diversity Index1 19


Median Household Income $110,733
Average Household Income $136,618
% of Income for Mortgage 15%
Per Capita Income $55,692
Wealth Index4 206


Total HU (Housing Units) 8,586 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,487 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,768 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,331 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $399,106
Average Home Value $519,823
Housing Affordability Index2 146


Total Households 7,255
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 4,967
Average Family Size 3
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.23% 0.25%
Households 0.37% 0.35%
Families 0.24% 0.26%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   2.15%
Owner Occupied HU   0.32%

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