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Portsmouth is a township in Bay County, in the Bay City metro area.
The latitude of Portsmouth is 43.558N. The longitude is -83.829W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 600 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,619.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Portsmouth demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Bay County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 48747 ZIP code.
28% of Portsmouth residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Portsmouth ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Portsmouth was $19,337, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Portsmouth residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Portsmouth, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $371. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $863.
Bay County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Portsmouth political report.
The average commute time for Portsmouth workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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