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Population (year 2000): 20,909. Estimated population in July 2005: 20,101 (-3.9% change)
Males: 9,532 (45.6%), Females: 11,377 (54.4%)

Scioto County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 38.2 years
Median household income: $23,004 (year 2000)
Median house value: $52,800 (year 2000)

Portsmouth, OH residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Portsmouth:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.0%)
  • Black (5.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • American Indian (1.7%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (16.7%), United States (15.9%), Irish (12.4%), English (9.9%), French (2.5%), Italian (1.5%).Ohio

Elevation: 540 feet

Land area: 10.8 square miles

Portsmouth,

For population 25 years and over in Portsmouth

  • High school or higher: 74.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Portsmouth city

  • Never married: 24.4%
  • Now married: 46.1%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

1.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -2,623 (-11.1%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: WV Huntington, (43.1 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: OH Columbus, (86.2 miles pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (388.3 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Shore, KY (1.5 miles South Boston, OH (2.1 miles New OH (2.9 miles Rosemount, Portsmouth, OH (4.7 miles West OH (7.0 miles Sciotodale, OH (8.5 miles Wheelersburg, OH (9.7 miles Lucasville, Furnace, OH (11.6 miles Franklin


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 3 buildings, average cost: $68,700
  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $68,700
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $68,700
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $68,700
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2005: 0 buildings

Latitude: 38.74 N, Longitude: 82.97 W

Area code: 740

Portsmouth, Ohio business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (27.2%), Retail trade (12.6%), Manufacturing (12.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,910 (+28.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,329 (61.1%)

Crime in Portsmouth by Year

Type 1999 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 4 3 6 6
    per 100,000 0.0 19.1 14.3 28.7 28.7
Rapes 11 29 34 31 31
    per 100,000 52.6 138.7 162.6 148.3 148.3
Robberies 58 90 80 70 79
    per 100,000 277.4 430.4 382.6 334.8 377.8
Assaults 46 60 68 101 88
    per 100,000 220.0 287.0 325.2 483.0 420.9
Burglaries 551 547 484 620 583
    per 100,000 2635.2 2616.1 2314.8 2965.2 2788.3
Thefts 1,424 1,708 1,424 1,780 2,182
    per 100,000 6810.5 8168.7 6810.5 8513.1 10435.7
Auto thefts 153 180 183 167 202
    per 100,000 731.7 860.9 875.2 798.7 966.1
663.7 839.9 763.7 897.0 975.4

Average climate in Portsmouth, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Portsmouth,

Portsmouth-area historical tornado activity is below Ohio state average. It is 17% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 11.8 miles away from the Portsmouth city center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1968, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Kathleen Battle - (born 1948), opera singer, Tyler Clifford - College football player (Cincinnati Bearcats).

Main business address for: ASB FINANCIAL CORP /OH (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).


Hospital/medical center in Portsmouth:
  • SOUTHERN OHIO MEDICAL CENTER (1805 27TH STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Portsmouth:
  • RIVER VALLEY HEALTH SYSTEM-IRONTON CPS (about 25 miles; IRONTON, OH)
  • PIKE COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; WAVERLY, OH)
  • KINGS DAUGHTERS MEDICAL CENTER (about 29 miles; ASHLAND, KY)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Portsmouth:
  • TRI-STATE/MILTON J. FERGUSON FIELD (about 39 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; ID: HTS)
  • RICKENBACKER INTERNATIONAL (about 73 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; ID: LCK)
  • AIRBORNE AIRPARK (about 74 miles; WILMINGTON, OH; ID: ILN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Portsmouth:
  • GREATER PORTSMOUTH REGIONAL (about 12 miles; PORTSMOUTH, OH; ID: PMH)
  • ASHLAND-BOYD COUNTY (about 21 miles; ASHLAND, KY; ID: DWU)
  • PIKE COUNTY (about 30 miles; WAVERLY, OH; ID: EOP)

Amtrak station near Portsmouth:
  • 2 miles: SOUTH PORTSMOUTH (SOUTH SHORE, RTE. 23 AT MAIN ST.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 44 $139,198 $37,963 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 29 $64,332 $26,620 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2 $6,522 $39,132 0 $0
Water Supply 39 $74,542 $22,936 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 0 $0   1 $884
Other Government Administration 0 $0   10 $10,830
Financial Administration 8 $21,280 $31,920 0 $0
Streets and Highways 33 $66,902 $24,328 2 $824
Fire - Other 2 $3,998 $23,988 0 $0
Firefighters 45 $152,978 $40,794 0 $0
Police - Other 1 $2,180 $26,160 0 $0
Health 32 $86,740 $32,527 0 $0
Sewerage 23 $64,126 $33,457 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 20 $54,666 $32,799 0 $0
Totals for Government 278 $737,464 $31,832 13 $12,538
Colleges/Universities in Portsmouth:
  • SHAWNEE STATE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 2,849; Location: 940 2ND ST; Public; Website: WWW.SHAWNEE.EDU)
  • PARAMOUNT BEAUTY ACADEMY (FT enrollment: 96; Location: 1745 11TH ST; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Portsmouth:
  • MARSHALL UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Full-time enrollment: 12,361)
  • MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; MOREHEAD, KY; FT enrollment: 6,866)
  • HOCKING TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 71 miles; NELSONVILLE, OH; FT enrollment: 4,050)
  • OHIO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 73 miles; ATHENS, OH; FT enrollment: 18,721)
  • CAPITAL UNIVERSITY (about 84 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; FT enrollment: 3,187)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 84 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; FT enrollment: 2,999)
  • COLUMBUS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 85 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; FT enrollment: 10,583)
Public high schools in Portsmouth:
  • PORTSMOUTH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 483; Location: 1149 GALLIA ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SCIOTOVILLE (Students: 299; Location: 224 MARSHALL ST; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • CLAY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 269; Location: 44 CLAY HIGH ST; Grades: 07 - 12)
Private high school in Portsmouth:
  • NOTRE DAME HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 181; Location: 2220 SUNRISE AVENUE; Grades: 7 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Portsmouth:
  • MCKINLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 448; Location: 1729 KINNEYS LN; Grades: 04 - 06)
  • ROOSEVELT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 315; Location: 1409 COLES BLVD; Grades: PK - 03)
  • WILSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 305; Location: 613 CAMPBELL AVE; Grades: KG - 03)
  • U S GRANT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 304; Location: 1225 4TH ST; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • ROSEMOUNT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 179; Location: 4484 ROSE VALLEY RD; Grades: KG - 03)
  • RUBYVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 118; Location: 3019 MAPLE BENNER RD; Grades: 04 - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Portsmouth:
  • NOTRE DAME ELEMENTARY (Students: 424; Location: 1401 GALLIA STREET; Grades: PK - 6)
  • TEMPLE TOT INC. (Students: 86; Location: 1148 GALLIA STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
  • HARVEST CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 61; Location: PO BOX 829; Grades: KG - 9)
Library in Portsmouth:
  • PORTSMOUTH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,583,763; Location: 1220 GALLIA ST.; 200,586 books; 4,974 audio materials; 16,308 video materials; 333 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Portsmouth: Scioto County Courthouse (A), Portsmouth Public Library (B), Portsmouth City Hall (C), Portsmouth Bar and Law Library (D).

Churches in Portsmouth include: Holy Redeemer Catholic Church (A), All Saints Episcopal Church (B), House of God (C), Kingdom Hall Jehovahs Witnesses (D), Apostolic Gospel Church (E), Apostolic Tower of Faith Church (F), Mabert Road Baptist Church (G), Manly United Methodist Church (H).

Cemetery: Greenlawn Cemetery (1).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bonser Run (A), Little Scioto River (B), Swauger Valley Run (C).

Parks in Portsmouth include: Second Street Historic District (1), Sixth Street Historic District (2), Bannon Park (3), Boneyfiddle Commercial Historic District (4), Branch Rickey Park (5), Mound Park (6), Riverfront Park (7), York Park (8), Labold Field (9).

Post office: (A).  


Portsmouth compared to Ohio state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Portsmouth:
  • WIOI (1010 AM; 1 kW; NEW BOSTON, OH)
  • WPAY (1400 AM; 1 kW; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WNXT (1260 AM; 5 kW; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLGC (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GREENUP, KY; Owner: GREENUP COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGOH (1370 AM; 5 kW; GRAYSON, KY; Owner: CARTER COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVC (930 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTCR (1420 AM; 5 kW; KENOVA, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WOKT (1040 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CANNONSBURG, KY; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.-KY)
Strongest FM radio stations in Portsmouth:
  • WPAY-FM (104.1 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WOHP (88.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WNXT-FM (99.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)
  • W215AV (90.9 FM; SOUTH PORTSMOUTH, KY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WZZZ (107.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING OF PORTSMOUTH 2, INC.)
  • WOSP (91.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOKE (98.3 FM; GARRISON, KY; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WLGC-FM (105.7 FM; GREENUP, KY; Owner: GREENUP COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBKS (107.1 FM; IRONTON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W214BI (90.7 FM; PIKETON, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRAU (94.9 FM; SOUTH WEBSTER, OH; Owner: IM-MEDIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDGG (93.7 FM; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE B/CASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBVB (97.1 FM; COAL GROVE, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVC-FM (92.7 FM; CATLETTSBURG, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WOUL-FM (89.1 FM; IRONTON, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WXZQ (100.1 FM; PIKETON, OH; Owner: DBA PIKETON COMMUNICATIONS)
TV broadcast stations around Portsmouth:
  • W66CZ (Channel 66; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPBO (Channel 42; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHCP (Channel 30; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: TELEVISION PROPERTIES, INC.)

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