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People

Total Population 2,710
Male Share of the Population 51.1%
Female Share of the Population 48.9%
Senior Citizens 16.6%
Employed Population 16+ 874
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 44.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.6%
Median Earnings25+ $29,384
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $15,880
Median Earnings With High School Degree $29,932

Wealth

Median Family Income $36,375
% Above Poverty Level 77.5%
% Below Poverty Level 22.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 6.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 9.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.1%
Median Gross Rent $763
Median House Value $155,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 37.7%
US/American 0.2%
English 8.4%
Irish 19.3%

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

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Portola High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

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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