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People

Total Population 639
Male Share of the Population 53.5%
Female Share of the Population 46.5%
Senior Citizens 16.4%
Employed Population 16+ 254
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 43.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $48,173
% Above Poverty Level 67.5%
% Below Poverty Level 32.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.9%
% Using Public Transportation 1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 27.6%
Median Gross Rent $848
Median House Value $82,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 43.2%
US/American 0%
English 15.5%
Irish 12.1%

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

Portal Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 57 miles NW of Savannah, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 153 miles N of Jacksonville, Florida
County Bulloch
Standard Zip Codes 30450
Phone Area Codes 912
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.538
Longitude -81.932

Portal 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 METTER
Distance 12.3 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 61 F
Apr Temp 53 to 80 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 56 to 80 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches
Station MILLEN 4 N
Distance 22.8 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 58 F
Apr Temp 48 to 76 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 43.8 inches
Station WAYNESBORO 2 NE
Distance 39 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 57 F
Apr Temp 49 to 76 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 47.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Portal, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Aaron (30450)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Metter 4,145 $24,063
Pulaski 310 $50,375
Register 105 $37,500
Rocky Ford 221 $48,333
Statesboro 30,059 $28,935
Twin City 2,161 $26,014

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

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Portal High Schools

PORTAL MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL
27245 HIGHWAY 80 WEST
912-865-2640
A Title I School.
Serves 413 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12

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