Portsmouth is a great place to live.

TOTAL POPULATION
17,351

TOTAL HOUSEHOLDS
7,163

75%
OWN

25%
RENT

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Patch: Here's How Much Money You Need to Live in Portsmouth

Newport County is the priciest places to live in RI, according to the Economic Policy Institute. The organization recently released its 2018 family budget calculator that estimates how costly it is to live in each of America's 3,142 counties and 611 metro areas.

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By the Numbers

Single Family Homes

MEDIAN HOME PRICE
$380,000

$106,304
Income needed to afford this

29%
Cost burdened homeowners

Rental Properties

AVE. 2-BEDROOM RENT
$1,733/mo.

$69,320
Income needed to afford this

52%
Cost burdened renters

Did You Know?

2nd

Portsmouth is the second oldest municipality in Rhode Island, after Providence.

A household is cost burdened if it spends more than 30% of its income on housing costs.

Additional Information & Resources

RI.gov

The state's website offers information about each of Rhode Island's 39 municipalities. To get to know Portsmouth, click here.

Comprehensive Plan 

Interested in learning about Portsmouth’s vision for the future? Check out the town's comprehensive plan here

Resources

To learn more about the opportunities and services in the Town of Portsmouth, visit the following sources: 

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