Portageville, Missouri Population 2023

2,855

Portageville is a city located in New Madrid County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 2,855, it is the 205th largest city in Missouri and the 9111th largest city in the United States.Portageville is currently declining at a rate of -1.01% annually and its population has decreased by -2.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,942 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Portageville has a population density of 1,408 people per square mile.

The average household income in Portageville is $48,462 with a poverty rate of 28.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Portageville is 37.4 years, 36.8 years for males, and 37.8 years for females.

Portageville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Portageville was:

  • White: 74.69%
  • Black or African American: 15.58%
  • Two or more races: 9.6%
  • Native American: 0.14%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
The current population of Portageville, Missouri is 2,855 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,942.

Portageville, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Portageville Population by Race

Portageville Population Pyramid 2023

Portageville Median Age

37.4

Total

36.8

Male

37.8

Female

Portageville Adults

There are 2,109 adults, (482 of whom are seniors) in Portageville.

Portageville Age Dependency

81.9

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Portageville Sex Ratio

Female1,72558.3%
Male1,23441.7%

Portageville Population by Age

Portageville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.88

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

54.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Portageville Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Portageville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Portageville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Portageville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$29,130

Average Earnings

$36,129

Average Male

$25,930

Average Female

Portageville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Portageville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Portageville Language

97.66% of Portageville residents speak only English, while 2.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.34% of the population.

Portageville Language

Portageville Poverty by Race

rate

28.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.26%

Male Poverty Rate

24.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Portageville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Portageville is Black, with 64.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Portageville is White, with 21.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.9%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.95%.

Portageville Poverty

Portageville Poverty Rate by Education

Portageville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Portageville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Portageville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.9%

Male Marriage Rate

38.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Portageville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Portageville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Portageville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Portageville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

193

Number of Veterans

154

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

Portageville Veterans by War

Portageville Veterans by Age

count

Portageville Veterans by Race

Portageville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Portageville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Portageville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Portageville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Portageville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

80.83%

Born in Portageville

99.76%

Native Born

0.82%

Foreign Born

0.82%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.76% of Portageville residents were born in the United States, with 80.83% having been born in Missouri. 0.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Portageville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Portageville Population by Year