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Portola, California - Basic Facts

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The City of Portola had a population of 2,140 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Portola is located at latitude 39.8208 and longitude -120.4743 in Plumas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Portola (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Plumas County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,856 feet.

The City of Portola (GNIS ID: 2411473) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Portola is located within Portola CCD of Plumas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Portola population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Portola: Headquarters, Mormon, Reposa.


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Portola, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,140
Population in Households 2,123
Population in Familes 1,657
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density1 396
Diversity Index2 50
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 894
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 571
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,206 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 541 (44.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 353 (29.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 312 (25.9%)
Median Home Value $193,895
Average Home Value $199,030
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,749
Average Household Income $50,023
Per Capita Income $21,239
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.27% 0.42%
Households 0.13% 0.47%
Families 0.75% 0.45%
Median Household Income   0.36%
Per Capita Income   1.15%
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.

Portola, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Portola to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 864 43rd
Population Density1 # 994 34th
Diversity Index2 # 982 35th
Median Household Income # 1276 16th
Per Capita Income # 1073 29th

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