Portsmouth, New Hampshire

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire is the largest city in Rockingham County in the State of New Hampshire in the United States of America. Its location is 43°3' North, 70°47' West. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 20,784. It is the east end of U.S. Highway 4.

Geography

Portsmouth is located at 43°4'1" North, 70°46'22" West (43.067038, -70.772838)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 43.5 km² (16.8 mi²). 40.4 km² (15.6 mi²) of it is land and 3.1 km² (1.2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 7.03% water.

John Paul Jones' ship The Ranger was built in Portsmouth, and the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (which lies across the river in Maine) was established in 1800 as the country's first Naval shipyard

The City or Portsmouth, New Hampshire is also known, from a historical standpoint, as the site where President Roosevelt had the treaty of the Russo-Sino war signed by both Russia and Japan on September 5, 1905.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 20,784 people, 9,875 households, and 4,858 families residing in the city. The population density is 514.1/km² (1,331.3/mi²). There are 10,186 housing units at an average density of 251.9/km² (652.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 93.55% White, 2.13% African American, 0.21% Native American, 2.44% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.28% from other races, and 1.36% from two or more races. 1.35% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 9,875 households out of which 20.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.8% are married couples living together, 8.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 50.8% are non-families. 38.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.04 and the average family size is 2.75.

In the city the population is spread out with 17.2% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 36.2% from 25 to 44, 23.2% from 45 to 64, and 16.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 94.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $45,195, and the median income for a family is $59,630. Males have a median income of $41,966 versus $29,024 for females. The per capita income for the city is $27,540. 9.3% of the population and 6.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 14.3% of those under the age of 18 and 8.4% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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Capital: Concord
Regions: Dartmouth Sunapee | Great North Woods | Lakes Region | Merrimack Valley | Monadnock | Seacoast |White Mountains
Major Metros: Manchester | Nashua
Smaller Cities: Berlin | Claremont | Concord | Dover | Franklin | Keene | Laconia | Lebanon | Portsmouth | Rochester | Somersworth
Counties: Belknap | Carroll | Cheshire | Coos | Grafton | Hillsborough | Merrimack | Rockingham | Strafford | Sullivan

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