Is Portsmouth VA poor?

Asked by Royce Hogan

The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that 16,228 Portsmouth residents live in poverty. This equates to an estimated 18.0% of Portsmouth’s population, which exceeds the national poverty level by 4.5 percentage points, and the state rate by 7.3 percentage points.

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