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El Portal, California - Basic Facts

The El Portal Census Designated Place had a population of 471 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for El Portal is located at latitude 37.674 and longitude -119.8065 in Mariposa County. The formal boundaries for the El Portal Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Mariposa County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,939 feet.

The El Portal Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with El Portal population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

El Portal Census Designated Place, CA Boundary Map

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El Portal, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 471
Population in Households 307
Population in Familes 162
Population in Group Qrtrs 164
Population Density1 296
Diversity Index2 47
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 231
Average Household Size 1.33
Family Households 85
Average Family Size 2

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 279 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 40 (14.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 191 (68.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (17.2%)
Median Home Value $364,286
Average Home Value $436,538
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $60,748
Average Household Income $85,655
Per Capita Income $33,043
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.12% -0.13%
Households 0.08% 0.0%
Families -3.95% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.49%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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El Portal, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares El Portal to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1199 21st
Population Density1 # 1058 31st
Diversity Index2 # 1010 34th
Median Household Income # 563 63rd
Per Capita Income # 468 69th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.