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Demographics

People

Total Population4,550
Male Share of the Population49%
Female Share of the Population51%
Senior Citizens33.9%
Employed Population 16+1,817
Age of the Population55

Families

% of people married66.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher78.9%
Median Earnings25+$141,806
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$40,238

Wealth

Median Family Income$250
% Above Poverty Level97.4%
% Below Poverty Level2.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home15.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.8%
% Using Public Transportation0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone22.2%
Median Gross Rent$3,114
Median House Value$2

Ancestry

German17.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16.9%
English13.4%
Irish10.3%
Italian6.3%
Polish6.2%
Austrian4.1%
Russian3.9%
Swedish3.2%
Scottish2.7%
French Except Basque2.5%
Portuguese2%
Swiss1.9%
Danishn1.4%
Czech1.3%
Romanian1.2%
Norwegian1.1%
Lithuanian1.1%
Dutch1%
Croatian0.9%
Bulgarian0.9%
Welsh0.7%
Greek0.7%
Iranian0.6%
Canadian0.6%
Australian0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Slovak0.4%
Belgian0.3%
Serbian0.3%
Arab0.2%
Estonian0.2%
Palestinian0.2%
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Portola Valley Almanac

CategoryValue
County San Mateo County
Standard Zip Codes94028
Phone Area Codes
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude37.37
Approximate Longitude-122.21

Portola Valley Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationWOODSIDE FIRE STN 1
Distance3.5 miles
Jan Temp36 to 60 F
Apr Temp42 to 73 F
Jul Temp51 to 88 F
Oct Temp45 to 79 F
Annual Precip28.7 inches
StationPALO ALTO
Distance7.2 miles
Jan Temp40 to 58 F
Apr Temp47 to 69 F
Jul Temp57 to 79 F
Oct Temp50 to 73 F
Annual Precip15.7 inches
StationNEWARK (OAKLAND)
Distance14.3 miles
Jan Temp42 to 58 F
Apr Temp50 to 68 F
Jul Temp58 to 78 F
Oct Temp54 to 74 F
Annual Precip14.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Atherton7,127$250
Los Altos30,238$222,769
Los Altos Hills8,376$250
Menlo Park33,319$164,014
Palo Alto66,649$176,797
Woodside5,496$250

Portola Valley Public Schools

Corte Madera
4575 Alpine Rd.
ZIP: 94028
Middle
Total Enrollment 349
Ormondale Elementary
200 Shawnee Pass
ZIP: 94028
Primary
Total Enrollment 279

Portola Valley Private Schools

Woodland School
360 La Cuesta Dr
ZIP: 94028
Elementary
Total Enrollment 199
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