Portsmouth, Iowa

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Portsmouth Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 32 miles NE of Council Bluffs, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 34 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Shelby
Standard Zip Codes 51565
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.65
Longitude -95.518

Portsmouth Climate

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  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station HARLAN
Distance 10.4 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 33.3 inches
Distance 24.1 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 33.5 inches
Distance 28.2 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 30.4 inches
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Portsmouth Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 225 100%
Male 109 48.4%
Female 116 51.6%
Under 18 53 23.6%
18+ 172 76.4%
65+ 54 24%
Median Age 40.5
Average Family Size 2.89
White 224 99.6%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.4%

Estimated Portsmouth Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 212
Growth -13
Growth % -5.8%

Portsmouth Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 70.3%
US/American 9.2%
Irish 6.5%
Danish 5.4%
Swedish 3.2%
Russian 2.2%
Austrian 1.1%
Italian 1.1%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
Norwegian 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Portsmouth 225 $39,250
Earling 471 $40,417
Harlan 5,282 $45,888
Panama 212 $55,000
Persia 363 $40,000
Shelby 696 $40,000
Westphalia 160 $47,500
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