Best Places to Live

Portsmouth, NH

Population: 21,426
LIV
SCORE
610

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Established in 1623, Portsmouth is a seaport community and a popular summer tourist destination, with a beautiful Market Square downtown district and an 18th-century Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse that offers tours from May through September. The city has four college campuses and a 900-seat Music Hall theater, and the economy is strong in banking, insurance and technology.

Portsmouth, NH Ranking Data

Civic
73
Demographics
32
Economy
48
Education
74
Health
60
Housing
43
Infrastructure
66