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People

Total Population 2,454
Male Share of the Population 50.7%
Female Share of the Population 49.3%
Senior Citizens 17.7%
Employed Population 16+ 861
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 45.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $38,750
% Above Poverty Level 79%
% Below Poverty Level 21%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 7.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.6%
Median Gross Rent $740
Median House Value $155,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 36.6%
US/American 0.2%
English 8.4%
Irish 17.8%

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

Portola Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles NW of Reno, Nevada (center to center)
Nearest Large City 101 miles NE of Sacramento, California
County Plumas
Standard Zip Codes 96122
P.O. Box Zip Codes 96129
Phone Area Codes 530
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.81
Longitude -120.468

Portola 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 PORTOLA
Distance 0.7 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 41 F
Apr Temp 29 to 57 F
Jul Temp 42 to 84 F
Oct Temp 29 to 65 F
Annual Precip 23 inches
Station SIERRAVILLE R S
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 42 F
Apr Temp 29 to 59 F
Jul Temp 45 to 84 F
Oct Temp 30 to 67 F
Annual Precip 26.3 inches
Station DOWNIEVILLE
Distance 25.1 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 49 F
Apr Temp 35 to 65 F
Jul Temp 49 to 89 F
Oct Temp 38 to 73 F
Annual Precip 62.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Loyalton 890 $42,059

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

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Portola High Schools

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PORTOLA HIGH
155 6TH AVE.
530-832-4284
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 294 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20.3

BECKWOURTH (JIM) HIGH (CONT.)
155 6TH AVE.
530-832-0112
A Non-traditional School
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 14 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7

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