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People

Total Population 1,890
Male Share of the Population 45.8%
Female Share of the Population 54.2%
Senior Citizens 9.1%
Employed Population 16+ 736
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 33.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $38,125
% Above Poverty Level 73.3%
% Below Poverty Level 26.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 25.9%
Median Gross Rent $802
Median House Value $79,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 58.3%
US/American 0%
English 8.9%
Irish 13.4%

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

Porterdale Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 30 miles E of Atlanta, Georgia
County Newton
Metro Area Atlanta
P.O. Box Zip Codes 30070
Phone Area Codes 770
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.575
Longitude -83.893

Porterdale 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 COVINGTON
Distance 2.2 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 52 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 49.1 inches
Station U OF GA PLANT SCI FARM
Distance 28.9 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 52 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 74 F
Annual Precip 50 inches
Station WINDER 1 SSE
Distance 30 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 45 to 72 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 49 to 71 F
Annual Precip 49.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Conyers 15,577 $39,292
Covington 13,507 $46,299
Jersey 126 $0
Mansfield 351 $39,000
Oxford 2,265 $47,361
Social Circle 4,304 $44,727

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

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