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Portsmouth Jobs Overview

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17,272
Job Openings
4.5%
Unemployment Rate
$45,460
Median Base Salary
96k
Population

Portsmouth has the 241st largest population in the United States. The population grew by 0.7% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Portsmouth is part of the Norfolk metro area. Unemployment in the Norfolk area is 4%, which is the same as the national average, and is getting better. Norfolk has the 39th largest local economy in the US, and a average cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Portsmouth is below average at $45,460, and the median cost of a home in Portsmouth is $173,700, which is the same as the national average. 19% of workers in Portsmouth hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 82% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Portsmouth. 79% of Portsmouth workers drive to work alone, 2% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 9% walk. People in Portsmouth spend an average of 25 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

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VEC - Portsmouth

4824 George Washington Highway
Portsmouth, VA 23702
757-558-4455