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Demographics

People

Total Population2,082
Male Share of the Population49.9%
Female Share of the Population50.1%
Senior Citizens20.3%
Employed Population 16+738
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married42.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.7%
Median Earnings25+$22,786
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$14,219
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,414

Wealth

Median Family Income$41,728
% Above Poverty Level77.5%
% Below Poverty Level22.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home8.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone41.9%
Median Gross Rent$706
Median House Value$153,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)26.9%
German25.4%
Irish18.4%
English8.2%
Italian7.7%
French Except Basque7.5%
Norwegian4.2%
Portuguese2.4%
Scottish2.4%
Dutch2.2%
Swedish1.7%
Canadian1.4%
Czech1.2%
Welsh1.1%
Slovak1.1%
Basque0.5%
Danishn0.4%
Icelander0.3%
Russian0.3%
Greek0.2%
Austrian0.2%
US/American0.2%
Latvian0.2%
Polish0.2%
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Portola Almanac

CategoryValue
County Plumas County
Standard Zip Codes96122, 96129
Phone Area Codes530
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude39.79
Approximate Longitude-120.46

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)

StationPORTOLA
Distance0.7 miles
Jan Temp18 to 41 F
Apr Temp29 to 57 F
Jul Temp42 to 84 F
Oct Temp29 to 65 F
Annual Precip23 inches
StationSIERRAVILLE R S
Distance16.6 miles
Jan Temp17 to 42 F
Apr Temp29 to 59 F
Jul Temp45 to 84 F
Oct Temp30 to 67 F
Annual Precip26.3 inches
StationDOWNIEVILLE
Distance25.1 miles
Jan Temp30 to 49 F
Apr Temp35 to 65 F
Jul Temp49 to 89 F
Oct Temp38 to 73 F
Annual Precip62.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Loyalton916$42,446

Portola Hospitals

Eastern Plumas Hospital-portola Campus
(Government - District/authority)
500 1st Street

Portola Public Schools

Beckwourth (jim) High (continuation)
155 Sixth Ave.
ZIP: 96122
High
Total Enrollment 16
C. Roy Carmichael Elementary
895 W. St.
ZIP: 96122
Primary
Total Enrollment 349
Portola Junior/senior High
155 Sixth Ave.
ZIP: 96122
High
Total Enrollment 242
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