El Portal, Florida

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El Portal, Florida

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High Points

El Portal strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Florida):

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy El Portal Racial Diversity
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy El Portal Public Transportation Use
College Educated Adults
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Top 17% El Portal College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of El Portal, Florida

Comparing El Portal to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Florida (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 10
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Men 7 6
Well-Paid Single Women 7 6
Age of the Population 4 4
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Senior Citizens 2 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 7
Median Family Income 6 5
People in Middle Class or Better 3 3
People Above Poverty 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 8 6
Working at Home 3 3
Short Commute Times 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 2
People Living Alone 4 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 4
Housing Recently Built 3 1
Affordability of Rents 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 3 6
Low Violent Crime 2 6

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El Portal Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 2 miles S of North Miami, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 5 miles N of Miami, Florida
County Miami-Dade
Standard Zip Codes 33138, 33150
Phone Area Codes 305
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 25.855
Longitude -80.193

El Portal Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.8 miles
Jan Temp 62 to 78 F
Apr Temp 70 to 84 F
Jul Temp 79 to 92 F
Oct Temp 74 to 87 F
Annual Precip 66 inches
Distance 17 miles
Jan Temp 59 to 76 F
Apr Temp 66 to 82 F
Jul Temp 75 to 90 F
Oct Temp 72 to 86 F
Annual Precip 64.1 inches
Station PERRINE 4 W
Distance 24 miles
Jan Temp 55 to 76 F
Apr Temp 63 to 83 F
Jul Temp 72 to 90 F
Oct Temp 68 to 85 F
Annual Precip 61.5 inches
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El Portal Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,505 100%
Male 1,234 49.3%
Female 1,271 50.7%
Under 18 636 25.4%
18+ 1,869 74.6%
65+ 260 10.4%
Median Age 36.5
Average Family Size 3.59
White 712 28.4%
African-American 1,537 61.4%
Asian 20 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.3%
Other 63 2.5%
Mixed Race 166 6.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 482 19.2%

Estimated El Portal Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,427
Growth -78
Growth % -3.1%

El Portal Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 46.2%
Haitian 25%
Jamaican 9.3%
US/American 4.9%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Italian 1.7%
Irish 1.5%
English 1.5%
German 1.2%
Polish 0.7%
Swedish 0.6%
European 0.5%
Nigerian 0.5%
Norwegian 0.5%
Greek 0.5%
Scottish 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
African 0.3%
Czech 0.3%
British 0.2%
Portuguese 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
El Portal 2,505 $41,029
Bay Harbor Islands 5,146 $43,939
Biscayne Park 3,269 $53,409
Miami Shores 10,380 $64,963
North Bay Village 6,733 $37,931
North Miami 59,880 $31,760
Surfside 4,909 $56,327
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