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Average Rent in Portsmouth, VA

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Portsmouth Studio - $1,3950%
Portsmouth 1 Bed - $1,050+1%
Portsmouth 2 Beds - $1,230+11%
Last updated 6/20/2024

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See what Portsmouth, VA has to offer.

Local Reviews

There is nothing unique about my neighborhood. I don't go anywhere with my friends and family. My favorite restaurant around here is Wendy's however they are building new restaurants around the area

My neighborhood is very old and the home's have a lot of personalty and charm. My neighborhood use to be a wonderful place to raise a family.

Demographics

Education

High School

45%

Associate's

37%

Bachelor's

12%

Master's

6%

Doctorate

0%

Family Size

2 people

42%

3 people

30%

4 people

23%

5 people

3%

6+ people

2%

Household Income

0-50k

47%

50-100k

43%

100-150k

7%

150-200k

3%

200k+

1%

Age

0-10

18%

10-20

9%

20-45

39%

45-65

22%

65+

12%

Affordability

Percentage: 4/54/5

Renters gave this area a 4 out of 5 for affordability

Last updated 6/20/2024

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Rent Trends

Average rent in Westhaven, Portsmouth, VA

In Portsmouth, VA, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $1,050 to $1,395. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in Westhaven, Portsmouth, VA is $1,395. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $1,050. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $1,230.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

0%

Changed from $1,395 to $1,395
1 Bed

+1%

Changed from $1,040 to $1,050
2 Beds

+11%

Changed from $1,108 to $1,230
Last updated 6/20/2024

Cost of Living

Compared to State Average

6.2%

Compared to National Average

3.8%

The cost of living in Westhaven, Portsmouth, VA is 6.2% lower than the state average and 3.8% lower than the national average. Westhaven, Portsmouth, VA housing is 14.6% less expensive than the U.S average, while utilities are about 2.5% more pricey. When it comes to basic necessities such as food and clothing, groceries are around 0.4% more in Westhaven, Portsmouth, VA than in the rest of the country.

Healthcare services such as doctor check-ups and dentistry cost 6.1% less here compared to the U.S. average.
Cost of Living in Westhaven, Portsmouth, VACompared to State AverageCompared to National Average
Housing
25.5%
14.6%
Utilities
0.8%
2.5%
Food
1.8%
0.4%
Transportation
1.9%
1.2%
Healthcare
4.7%
6.1%

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Virginia Beach$1,807+15%
Chesapeake$1,709-5%
Norfolk$1,530-6%
Newport News$1,500+3%
Portsmouth$1,3950%
Hampton$1,395-16%
Williamsburg$1,205-2%
Cape Charles$999--
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Williamsburg$1,777+37%
Cape Charles$1,695--
Hampton$1,595+35%
Suffolk$1,561+45%
Carrollton$1,524-5%
Virginia Beach$1,520+9%
Yorktown$1,515+4%
Chesapeake$1,302+3%
Norfolk$1,289+5%
Newport News$1,225+3%
Elizabeth City$1,200--
Portsmouth$1,050+1%
Gloucester$775--
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Cape Charles$1,795--
Virginia Beach$1,699+9%
Smithfield$1,650--
Hampton$1,624+26%
Williamsburg$1,615+15%
Carrollton$1,599-1%
Chesapeake$1,575+2%
Yorktown$1,566+21%
Newport News$1,499+2%
Suffolk$1,395+23%
Elizabeth City$1,324--
Norfolk$1,302-2%
Portsmouth$1,230+11%
Gloucester$1,100+29%
Franklin$1,000--

Compare Neighborhoods

Cradock

$775

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Shea Terrace

$850

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Prentis Park

$925

1 Bed Avg. Rent

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in Portsmouth, VA?

For renters in Portsmouth seeking more affordable options, the neighborhoods to watch are Cradock, Shea Terrace, and Prentis Park, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $775, $850, and $925 respectively. Additional areas offering value are Port Norfolk and Park View, where the rents are $1,050 and $1,100, a favorable comparison to Portsmouth's overall 1-bedroom average of $1,050.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Portsmouth, VA?

In Portsmouth, the neighborhoods commanding the highest rents are Olde Towne, Park View, and Port Norfolk. A 1-bedroom apartment in Olde Towne averages at $1,224, in Park View it averages $1,100, and in Port Norfolk, the average is $1,050. For additional high-end living options, Prentis Park offers 1-bedroom apartments at $925, and Shea Terrace at $850. These rates compare to the overall average rent of $1,050 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Portsmouth, highlighting the premium nature of these specific neighborhoods.

What are the most popular neighborhoods in Portsmouth, VA?

In Portsmouth, the most sought-after neighborhoods for renters include Olde Towne, Shea Terrace, and Park View. In Olde Towne, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $1,224. Shea Terrace sees average rents of $850 for a 1-bedroom unit. Park View offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $1,100. For those seeking other popular areas, Prentis Park presents 1-bedroom apartments at $925, and Port Norfolk at $1,050. These prices are set against the backdrop of the city-wide average of $1,050 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Portsmouth, underscoring the popularity of these particular neighborhoods.

Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Olde Towne$1,224+2%
Park View$1,100+7%
Port Norfolk$1,050+14%
Prentis Park$925--
Shea Terrace$850--
Cradock$775-9%
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Olde Towne$1,479--
Cradock$1,150+21%
Park View$1,125-20%
Port Norfolk$1,100-4%
Prentis Park$900--

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

23%

15-30 Mins

44%

30-40 Mins

18%

40-60 Mins

11%

60+ Mins

3%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 2020

Walk Score®

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 1 of 2 renters

Percentage: 4141

Bike Score®

Area Amenities

Top Score

Grocery Stores

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The food shops around here are few and far between.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. An average number of grocery stores
  3. A standard number of grocery stores compared to areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Westhaven Portsmouth serves up a dining scene that's only lukewarm.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. 55% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 31% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in Westhaven Portsmouth.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. An average number of coffee shops
  3. A standard number of coffee shops compared to areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll need to stock up the mini-bar. Westhaven Portsmouth is running dry.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. An average number of bars and clubs
  3. A standard number of bars and clubs compared to areas of a similar size

Childcare

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Westhaven Portsmouth is low on childcare options so get on the waiting list early.

  1. Few daycares per resident
  2. 20% more daycares than average
  3. 33% more daycares than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll have to workout somewhere else to keep fit.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. An average number of gyms
  3. A standard number of gyms compared to areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Westhaven Portsmouth could do with more oppawtunities for pets.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. An average number of pet facilities
  3. A standard number of pet facilities compared to areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We have a bone to pick with this Westhaven Portsmouth's access to medical care.

  1. A high number of medical facilities per resident
  2. 26% fewer medical facilities than average
  3. 60% more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Honk if you see a gas station.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. An average number of gas stations
  3. A standard number of gas stations compared to areas of a similar size

Schools

Percentage: 2/52/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Westhaven Portsmouth

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Find Houses in Nearby Cities

City1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Norfolk, VA 4.1 miles$1,289$1,302
Chesapeake, VA 5.9 miles$1,302$1,575
Portsmouth, VA 3.1 miles$1,050$1,230
Newport News, VA 11 miles$1,225$1,499
Hampton, VA 13.7 miles$1,595$1,624
Suffolk, VA 14.6 miles$1,561$1,395
Virginia Beach, VA 20.7 miles$1,520$1,699
Yorktown, VA 29.5 miles$1,515$1,566
Smithfield, VA 18.6 miles---$1,650
Moyock, NC 23.3 miles------

Find Houses in Nearby Neighborhoods

Neighborhood1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Port Norfolk 1.5 miles$1,050$1,100
Prentis Park 2 miles$925$900
Shea Terrace 1.8 miles$850---
Sterling Point 1.9 miles------