Portsmouth in Newport county, Rhode Island

Portsmouth, RI

The town of Portsmouth, Rhode Island is located in Newport County, on Aquidneck Island.

Portsmouth encompasses Prudence Island, Patience Island, Hog Island, and Hope Island.

Connecting the town of Bristol to Portsmouth is the Mount Hope Bridge, a 1,200 foot long suspension bridge with towers 285 feet high that rises 135 feet over the water.

The coastal town of Portsmouth is home to the headquarters of U.S. Sailing, the national governing body of sailing. The town also hosts the Newport International Polo Series.

Portsmouth boasts many beautiful outdoor sights. Green Animal Topiary Garden is a must-see. The gardens have dozens of topiaries carved into animal shapes, water fountains, flower gardens, and beautiful seaside views.

Other outdoor sights include a vineyard, and a farm which hosts a challenging annual corn maze.

Portsmouth has three elementary schools, all enrolling under 450 students per school.

Portsmouth, RI Community Overview - Sales, Demographics, and Schools

Portsmouth, RI Single Family Home Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
March 2017 - Single Family Homes
$280K
Down 32.2 % since March 2016
Average Sales Price
March 2017 - Single Family Homes
$407K
Down 21.2 % since March 2016
Days on Market
March 2017 - Single Family Homes
97
Down 36.2 % since March 2016

Portsmouth, RI Single Family Home Sales by Quarter

Portsmouth, RI Condo Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
March 2017 - Condos
$420K
Up 5.3 % since March 2016
Average Sales Price
March 2017 - Condos
$415K
Down 6.0 % since March 2016
Days on Market
March 2017 - Condos
119
Down 30.8 % since March 2016

Portsmouth, RI Condo Sales by Quarter

Demographic Information for Portsmouth, RI

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) -0.07 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 756.1
Household Size (people) 2.44
Households w/ Children 26.88 %
Annual Residential Turnover 11.70 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $824
One Bedroom $1,049
Two Bedroom $1,322
Three Bedroom $1,895
Four Bedroom $2,271

Education

The educational climate index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau’s Socioeconomic Status (SES) measure. Factors in this measure are income, educational achievement and occupation of persons within a ZIP code. Because this measure is based on the population of an entire ZIP code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Educational Climate Index
Values range from 1 to 5 with lower values representing a worse educational climate
Highest Level Attained

Population Demographics

Total: 17,377
Households: 6,991
Median Age: 46.82

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $75,305)

Climate & Weather

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The weather risk chart displays a percent value for a given type of weather risk as compared to the national average. A percent value greater than 100 indicates the area is more prone to risk than the national average; similarly, a value less than 100 indicates the area is less prone.

Temperature
Weather Risk
Percent risk, as compared to national average
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School Information for Portsmouth, RI

Public Elementary

School

PORTSMOUTH MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 4-8
125 JEPSON LN
PORTSMOUTH, RI 02871

HOWARD HATHAWAY SCHOOL
Grades: K-3
53 TALLMAN AVE
PORTSMOUTH, RI 02871

MELVILLE SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-3
1351 W MAIN RD
PORTSMOUTH, RI 02871

Public Middle

No data provided by vendor

Public High

School

PORTSMOUTH HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
120 EDUCATION LN
PORTSMOUTH, RI 02871

Private/Catholic

School

AQUIDNECK ISLAND CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
Grades: K-12
321 E MAIN RD
PORTSMOUTH, RI 02871

PORTSMOUTH ABBEY SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
285 CORYS LN
PORTSMOUTH, RI 02871

ST PHILOMENA SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
324 CORYS LN
PORTSMOUTH, RI 02871

ST PHILOMENA SCHOOL, K 8
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
324 CORYS LN
PORTSMOUTH, RI 02871

THE PENNFIELD SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
110 SANDY POINT AVE
PORTSMOUTH, RI 02871

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Portsmouth, RI Community Map and Commute Information

Commuting to and from Portsmouth, RI

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Featured Homes for Sale in Portsmouth, RI

71 East Terrace, Portsmouth, RI 02871
$879,000

71 East Terrace,
Portsmouth, RI 02871

4 bedrooms, 3 baths
211 Rolling Hill Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871
$419,000

211 Rolling Hill Road,
Portsmouth, RI 02871

2 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1 half bath
27 Lehigh Terrace, Portsmouth, RI 02871
$400,000

27 Lehigh Terrace,
Portsmouth, RI 02871

5 bedrooms, 3 baths
388 Narragansett Avenue, Portsmouth, RI 02871
$349,900

388 Narragansett Avenue,
Portsmouth, RI 02871

3 bedrooms, 1 bath
345 Riverside Street, Portsmouth, RI 02871
$335,000

345 Riverside Street,
Portsmouth, RI 02871

2 bedrooms, 1 bath, 1 half bath
9 John Oldham Road, Portsmouth, RI 02872
$259,900

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Portsmouth, RI 02872

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