Portal, Georgia Population 2020

709

Portal is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 709, it is the 347th largest city in Georgia and the 11823rd largest city in the United States. Portal is currently growing at a rate of 2.16% annually and its population has increased by 11.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 638 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Portal has a population density of 354 people per square mile.

The average household income in Portal is $38,782 with a poverty rate of 36.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $839 per month, and the median house value is $62,600. The median age in Portal is 42.2 years, 37.2 years for males, and 45.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.8 males.

Portal Demographics

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

  • White: 71.95%
  • Black or African American: 19.14%
  • Two or more races: 8.91%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Portal, Georgia is 709, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 679.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 638.

Portal, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White43671.95%
Black or African American11619.14%
Two or More Races548.91%

Portal Population Pyramid 2020

Portal Median Age

42.2


Total

37.2


Male

45.8


Female

Portal Adults

There are 493 adults, (100 of whom are seniors) in Portal.

Portal Age Dependency

54.2

Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Portal Sex Ratio

Female

316

52.15%

Male

290

47.85%

Portal Households and Families

Portal Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Portal Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.9%21.1%
All54.6%45.4%
Non Family48.6%51.4%
Female45.1%54.9%
Male20%80%

54.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2712.2454.6
Non Family1091.1748.6
Married763.1778.9
Female712.9745.1
Male151.820

2.62

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Portal Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade388.17%
9th to 12th Grade7516.13%
High School Graduate17136.77%
Some College7916.99%
Associates Degree224.73%
Bachelors Degree6714.41%
Graduate Degree132.80%

Portal Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White34926461
Black71432
Multiple Races454517

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 multiple races people with a rate of 37.78%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$20,729$30,000$13,977
Less Than High School$$17,813$
High School Grad$18,125$27,778$12,841
Some College$30,357$45,000$20,750
Bachelors Degree$32,083$38,500$30,179
Graduate Degree$43,750$$

$20,729

Average Earnings

$30,000

Average Male

$13,977

Average Female

Portal Language

Portal Language by Age

Portal Language

100.00% of Portal residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Portal Poverty

Portal Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White43612929.59%
Multiple544787.04%
Black1054240.00%

36.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.80%

Male Poverty Rate

39.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Portal

The race most likely to be in poverty in Portal is Multiple, with 87.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Portal is White, with 29.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 51.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 51.34%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School61.06%
Bachelors or Greater33.75%
High School32.16%
Some College16.83%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed19.17%
Male Employed16.20%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Portal Income

Portal Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,969$38,782
Families$35,000$43,392
Married Families$53,929-
Non Families$27,969$28,515

Portal Marital Status

Portal Marital Status

Marriage Rates

32.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.0%

Male Marriage Rate

30.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Portal Married by Age and Sex

Portal Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Portal Marital Status by Race

Portal Veterans

45

Number of Veterans

45

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam14
First Gulf War14
Second Gulf War12
Korea5
World War II2
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5420
55 to 6412
75+7
18 to 344
65 to 742
Name Veterans % of Total
White379.97%
Black810.39%

$Portal Veterans by Education

13.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Portal Employment Status

53.7%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Portal 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

70.79%

Born in Georgia

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Portal residents were born in the United States, with 70.79% having been born in Georgia. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020709152.16%
2019694152.21%
2018679111.65%
2017668152.30%
2016653162.51%
2015637-1-0.16%
201463850.79%
2013633-17-2.62%
2012650-5-0.76%
2011655192.99%
20106360.00%