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El Portal, California - Basic Facts

The El Portal Census Designated Place had a population of 465 as of July 1, 2018.

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 (GNIS ID: 2583008) 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.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The El Portal Census Designated Place is located within Yosemite Valley CCD of Mariposa County.

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El Portal, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 465
Population in Households 301
Population in Familes 161
Population in Group Qrtrs 164
Population Density2 452
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $57,104
Average Household Income $80,059
Per Capita Income $33,248


Total Housing Units 270 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 41 (15.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 184 (68.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $320,000
Average Home Value $281,875


Total Households 225
Average Household Size 1.34
Family Households 83
Average Family Size 2
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.23% -0.26%
Households -0.27% -0.45%
Families -2.81% -0.49%
Median Household Income   3.06%
Per Capita Income   1.83%

El Portal, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares El Portal to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 1198 21st
Population Density # 965 36th
Diversity Index # 996 34th
Median Household Income # 802 47th
Per Capita Income # 645 58th

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