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Portsmouth has the 1432nd largest population in the United States. The population grew by 1.4% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Portsmouth is part of the Boston metro area. Unemployment in the Boston area is 3%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Boston has the 9th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Portsmouth is above average at $65,860, and the median cost of a home in Portsmouth is $336,600, which is above the national average. 55% of workers in Portsmouth hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 95% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Portsmouth. 83% of Portsmouth workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 6% carpool, and 9% walk. People in Portsmouth spend an average of 19 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

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NH WORKS Portsmouth

2000 Lafayette Road
Portsmouth, NH 03801-5673