Portsmouth, Iowa Population 2024

183

Portsmouth is a city located in Shelby County Iowa. Portsmouth has a 2024 population of 183. Portsmouth is currently declining at a rate of -0.54% annually and its population has decreased by -1.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 185 in 2020.

The average household income in Portsmouth is $81,389 with a poverty rate of 6.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Portsmouth is 50.5 years, 52.8 years for males, and 46.3 years for females.

Portsmouth Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Portsmouth was:

  • White: 94.86%
  • Two or more races: 5.14%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
663.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.08% (-2)
The current population of Portsmouth, Iowa is 183 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 185.

Portsmouth, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White16694.86%
Two or more races95.14%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Portsmouth Population by Race

Portsmouth Population Pyramid 2024

Portsmouth Median Age

50.5

Total

52.8

Male

46.3

Female

Portsmouth Adults

There are 136 adults, (36 of whom are seniors) in Portsmouth.

Portsmouth Age Dependency

75

Age Dependency Ratio

36

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Portsmouth Sex Ratio

Female9353.14%
Male8246.86%

Portsmouth Population by Age

Portsmouth Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All872.0185.114.9
Married432.7497.72.3
Non Family371.2267.632.4
Female51.61000
Male221000
showing: 5 rows

2.6

Average Family Size

2.01

Average Household Size

85.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Portsmouth Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Portsmouth Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Portsmouth Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.18%.

Portsmouth Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,250

Average Earnings

$70,000

Average Male

$43,816

Average Female

Portsmouth Earnings by Educational Attainment

Portsmouth Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Portsmouth Language

100% of Portsmouth residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Portsmouth Language

Portsmouth Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White166127.23%
showing: 1 rows

6.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.98%

Male Poverty Rate

3.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Portsmouth

The race most likely to be in poverty in Portsmouth is White, with 7.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Portsmouth is White, with 7.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 14.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40%.

Portsmouth Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.57%
High School14.29%
Some College3.77%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Portsmouth Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed3.57%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Portsmouth Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Portsmouth Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Portsmouth Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.8%

Male Marriage Rate

60.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Portsmouth Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Portsmouth Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Portsmouth Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Portsmouth Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

14

Number of Veterans

14

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Portsmouth Veterans by War

count

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Portsmouth Veterans by Age

count

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Portsmouth Veterans by Race

Portsmouth Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

35.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Portsmouth Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

78.3%

Labor Force Participation

78.3%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Portsmouth Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Portsmouth Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Portsmouth Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

83.43%

Born in Portsmouth

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Portsmouth residents were born in the United States, with 83.43% having been born in Iowa. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Portsmouth Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029178-1-0.56%
2028179-1-0.56%
2027180-1-0.55%
2026181-1-0.55%
2025182-1-0.55%
2024183-1-0.54%
2023184-1-0.54%
2022185-1-0.54%
202118610.54%
202018563.35%
2019179-1-0.56%
2018180-2-1.1%
2017182-2-1.09%
2016184-2-1.08%
2015186-1-0.53%
2014187-1-0.53%
2013188-2-1.05%
2012190-2-1.04%
2011192-3-1.54%
2010195
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Portsmouth Population by Year