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Portsmouth County, Virginia

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Population:

  • Total Population: 100,565
  • Males: 48,460
  • Females: 52,105

Ethnicity:

  • White: 45,574
  • Black/African American: 50,388
  • Hispanic: 1,745
  • Native American/Eskimo: 490
  • Asian: 804
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 165
  • Other: 71
  • 2 or more: 1,328

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (89,220)
  2. Spanish (2,310)
  3. French (555)
  4. Tagalog (295)
  5. German (190)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 1,595

  1. Philippines (307)
  2. Germany (178)
  3. United Kingdom (75)
  4. Mexico (70)
  5. Vietnam (55)
  6. China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (46)
  7. Panama (43)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (13,428)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (5,491)
  3. American Baptist Churches in the USA (4,945)
  4. Jewish Estimate (3,800)
  5. Catholic Church (3,198)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 40,355
    • Sensory: 3,513
    • Physical: 10,089
    • Mental: 5,720
    • Self-care: 3,614
    • Go outside home: 8,382
    • Employment: 8,729

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 1,858

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 38,170
    • Utility gas: 24,464
    • Bottled or LP gas: 448
    • Electricity: 10,702
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 2,186
    • Coal or Coke: 0
    • Wood: 25
    • Solar Energy: 36
    • Other fuel: 196
    • No fuel used: 113

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 57,715
    • No vehicle: 7,029
    • 1 or more vehicle: 50,686

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 712
    • No High School: 4,364
    • Some High School: 10,747
    • High School: 18,719
    • Some College: 16,517
    • Associate's Degree: 3,831
    • College Degree: 5,791
    • Master's Degree: 2,103
    • Professional Degree: 672
    • Doctoral Degree: 229

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 38,170
    • Owners with phone: 22,059
    • Owners without phone: 288
    • Renters with phone: 14,543
    • Renters without phone: 1,280

    10 closest counties:

    1. Chesapeake city, Virginia
    2. Norfolk city, Virginia
    3. Hampton city, Virginia
    4. Virginia Beach city, Virginia
    5. Newport News city, Virginia
    6. Suffolk city, Virginia
    7. Poquoson city, Virginia
    8. Isle of Wight County, Virginia
    9. York County, Virginia
    10. Camden County, North Carolina

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