Porterdale, Georgia Population 2020

1,479
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Porterdale is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 1,479, it is the 266th largest city in Georgia and the 8757th largest city in the United States. Porterdale is currently growing at a rate of 0.07% annually and its population has increased by 3.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,429 in 2010. Porterdale reached it's highest population of 1,480 in 2017. Spanning over 2 miles, Porterdale has a population density of 622 people per square mile.

The average household income in Porterdale is $38,834 with a poverty rate of 28.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $812 per month, and the median house value is $75,700. The median age in Porterdale is 37.6 years, 28 years for males, and 40 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.9 males.

Porterdale Demographics

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

  • White: 65.38%
  • Black or African American: 28.59%
  • Two or more races: 4.48%
  • Native American: 0.80%
  • Other race: 0.69%
  • Asian: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Porterdale, Georgia is 1,479, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,477.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,429.

Porterdale, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,13965.38%
Black or African American49828.59%
Two or More Races784.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native140.80%
Some Other Race120.69%
Asian10.06%
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Porterdale Population Pyramid 2020

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Porterdale Median Age

37.6


Total

28


Male

40


Female

Porterdale Adults

There are 1,297 adults, (131 of whom are seniors) in Porterdale.

Porterdale Age Dependency

49.4

Age Dependency Ratio

11.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Porterdale Sex Ratio

Female

932

53.50%

Male

810

46.50%

Porterdale Households and Families

Porterdale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Porterdale Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married43.8%56.2%
Male36.4%63.6%
All35.8%64.2%
Non Family35.3%64.7%
Female21.3%78.7%

35.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6312.7635.8
Non Family2411.1435.3
Married2353.6443.8
Female1223.6221.3
Male335.1536.4

3.61

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

9.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Porterdale Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade423.81%
9th to 12th Grade32029.04%
High School Graduate39335.66%
Some College21219.24%
Associates Degree474.26%
Bachelors Degree423.81%
Graduate Degree464.17%
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Porterdale Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White67746838
Black35921549
Multiple Races2828
Hispanic2314
Native American1414
Other Race1212
Asian111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

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

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,338$26,979$24,375
Less Than High School$21,858$23,750$
High School Grad$27,604$$28,438
Some College$26,250$41,563$19,934
Bachelors Degree$35,804$$36,250
Graduate Degree$$$

$25,338

Average Earnings

$26,979

Average Male

$24,375

Average Female

Porterdale Language

Porterdale Language by Age

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Porterdale Language

98.38% of Porterdale residents speak only English, while 1.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.38% of the population.

Porterdale Poverty

Porterdale Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,11632529.12%
Black49812324.70%
Hispanic413073.17%
Multiple781924.36%
Native1414100.00%
Other1212100.00%

28.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.89%

Male Poverty Rate

29.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Porterdale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Porterdale is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Porterdale is Multiple, with 24.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.75%.

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Name Poverty
High School33.84%
Less Than High School27.62%
Some College25.48%
Bachelors or Greater22.73%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed16.67%
Male Employed13.47%
Female Employed10.76%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Porterdale Income

Porterdale Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,083$38,834
Families$46,250$47,698
Married Families$50,938-
Non Families$14,938$22,259
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Porterdale Marital Status

Porterdale Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.9%

Male Marriage Rate

34.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Porterdale Married by Age and Sex

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Porterdale Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Porterdale Marital Status by Race

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Porterdale Veterans

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67

Number of Veterans

60

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War25
Vietnam19
Korea9
Second Gulf War5
World War II3
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5422
55 to 6417
75+16
65 to 749
18 to 343
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Name Veterans % of Total
White384.70%
Black296.76%
Hispanic28.70%

Porterdale Veterans by Education

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13.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Porterdale Employment Status

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53.8%

Labor Force Participation

49.4%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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79.74%

Born in Georgia

98.79%

Native Born

1.21%

Foreign Born

1.21%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.79% of Porterdale residents were born in the United States, with 79.74% having been born in Georgia. 1.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,47910.07%
20191,47810.07%
20181,477-3-0.20%
20171,48010.07%
20161,479130.89%
20151,466100.69%
20141,456130.90%
20131,443120.84%
20121,43130.21%
20111,428-1-0.07%
20101,4290.00%