Portsmouth, IA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 108 housing units in Portsmouth. This represents a 10.2% growth from 98 in 1990.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 108 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Portsmouth is about 84.8%. Portsmouth's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8.3%. Average household size is 2.46 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Portsmouth were built after 1945.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.90%
One Bedroom1.90%
Two Bedrooms25%
Three Bedrooms43.50%
Four Bedrooms18.50%
Five Bedrooms or more9.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.51
Median year structure was built1942
Median Value of occupied units$60,700

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.2
Median year structure was built1955
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$325

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage0%
Home Equity Loan7.80%
Simple Mortgage28.60%
Debt Free63.60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18%