Portageville, Missouri Population 2020

2,898

Portageville is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 2,898, it is the 189th largest city in Missouri and the 6342nd largest city in the United States. Portageville is currently declining at a rate of -1.60% annually and its population has decreased by -10.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,228 in 2010. Portageville reached it's highest population of 3,470 in 1980. Spanning over 2 miles, Portageville has a population density of 1,429 people per square mile.

The average household income in Portageville is $46,618 with a poverty rate of 25.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $515 per month, and the median house value is $86,100. The median age in Portageville is 39.1 years, 37.4 years for males, and 41.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.3 males.

Portageville Demographics

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

  • White: 70.30%
  • Black or African American: 26.15%
  • Two or more races: 3.55%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Portageville, Missouri is 2,898, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,992.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,228.

Portageville, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,16170.30%
Black or African American80426.15%
Two or More Races1093.55%

Portageville Population Pyramid 2020

Portageville Median Age

39.1


Total

37.4


Male

41.2


Female

Portageville Adults

There are 2,229 adults, (543 of whom are seniors) in Portageville.

Portageville Age Dependency

82.3

Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Portageville Sex Ratio

Female

1,590

51.72%

Male

1,484

48.28%

Portageville Households and Families

Portageville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Portageville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.2%22.8%
All56%44%
Male53.9%46.1%
Non Family44.8%55.2%
Female30.7%69.3%

56.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2652.456
Married5082.977.2
Non Family4691.1944.8
Female2123.8830.7
Male762.3953.9

3.01

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Portageville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1286.61%
9th to 12th Grade32716.88%
High School Graduate84543.62%
Some College29515.23%
Associates Degree874.49%
Bachelors Degree1015.21%
Graduate Degree1547.95%

Portageville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,5231,142218
Black36228831
Multiple Races4646
Hispanic666

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,183$40,673$25,625
Less Than High School$21,023$25,385$20,568
High School Grad$28,182$42,031$16,741
Some College$38,156$61,989$26,607
Bachelors Degree$29,625$31,250$28,500
Graduate Degree$48,902$$48,939

$30,183

Average Earnings

$40,673

Average Male

$25,625

Average Female

Portageville Language

Portageville Language by Age

Portageville Language

97.43% of Portageville residents speak only English, while 2.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.57% of the population.

Portageville Poverty

Portageville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black77238049.22%
White2,12429814.03%
Multiple1099587.16%

25.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.72%

Male Poverty Rate

27.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Portageville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Portageville is Multiple, with 87.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Portageville is White, with 14.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.02%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.35%
High School19.17%
Some College16.80%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed82.14%
Male Unemployed28.07%
Female Employed19.72%
Male Employed0.00%

Portageville Income

Portageville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,477$46,618
Families$36,944$53,203
Married Families--
Non Families$21,776$31,565

Portageville Marital Status

Portageville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

39.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Portageville Married by Age and Sex

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

Portageville Veterans

178

Number of Veterans

162

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam76
First Gulf War56
World War II8
Second Gulf War7
Korea

$Portageville Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Portageville Employment Status

49.3%

Labor Force Participation

45.6%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Portageville Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

73.81%

Born in Missouri

99.80%

Native Born

0.20%

Foreign Born

0.20%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.80% of Portageville residents were born in the United States, with 73.81% having been born in Missouri. 0.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,898-47-1.60%
20192,945-47-1.57%
20182,992-49-1.61%
20173,041-47-1.52%
20163,088-25-0.80%
20153,113-26-0.83%
20143,139-9-0.29%
20133,148-9-0.29%
20123,157-50-1.56%
20113,207-21-0.65%
20103,228-67-0.21%
20003,295-106-0.32%
19903,401-69-0.20%
19803,4703531.08%
19703,1176122.21%
19602,505-157-0.61%
19502,6620.00%