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People

Total Population 591
Male Share of the Population 45.9%
Female Share of the Population 54.1%
Senior Citizens 24.9%
Employed Population 16+ 228
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 42%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $38,000
% Above Poverty Level 72.1%
% Below Poverty Level 27.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 43%
Median Gross Rent $449
Median House Value $50,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 38.7%
US/American 0%
English 5.6%
Irish 20.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Portia Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles NW of Jonesboro, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 86 miles NW of Memphis, Tennessee
County Lawrence
P.O. Box Zip Codes 72457
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.086
Longitude -91.067

Portia Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ALICIA
Distance 12.9 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 45 F
Apr Temp 47 to 71 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 49 to 75 F
Annual Precip 45.6 inches
Station JONESBORO 4 N
Distance 24.9 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 45 F
Apr Temp 49 to 71 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches
Station PARAGOULD 1 S
Distance 31.9 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 43 F
Apr Temp 50 to 69 F
Jul Temp 71 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 73 F
Annual Precip 49.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Black Rock 642 $29,211
Hoxie 2,719 $36,250
Imboden 565 $43,750
Lynn 237 $33,750
Minturn 66 $26,250
Walnut Ridge 4,755 $45,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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