Porterdale, Georgia Population 2024

1,877

Porterdale is a city located in Newton County Georgia. Porterdale has a 2024 population of 1,877. Porterdale is currently growing at a rate of 0.86% annually and its population has increased by 4.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,798 in 2020.

The average household income in Porterdale is $44,290 with a poverty rate of 33.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Porterdale is 42.7 years, 36.6 years for males, and 49.5 years for females.

Porterdale Demographics

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

  • White: 59.18%
  • Black or African American: 35.46%
  • Two or more races: 4%
  • Other race: 1.37%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
2.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
789.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.39% (79)
The current population of Porterdale, Georgia is 1,877 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,798.

Porterdale, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White94859.18%
Black or African American56835.46%
Two or more races644%
Other race221.37%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Porterdale Population by Race

Porterdale Population Pyramid 2024

Porterdale Median Age

42.7

Total

36.6

Male

49.5

Female

Porterdale Adults

There are 1,220 adults, (191 of whom are seniors) in Porterdale.

Porterdale Age Dependency

55.7

Age Dependency Ratio

18.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Porterdale Sex Ratio

Female82051.19%
Male78248.81%

Porterdale Population by Age

Porterdale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6352.5237.362.7
Married2753.4434.565.5
Non Family2731.2444.355.7
Female762.8617.182.9
Male119.2772.727.3
showing: 5 rows

3.43

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

37.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Porterdale Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Porterdale Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Porterdale Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 14.86%.

Porterdale Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$31,071

Average Earnings

$31,607

Average Male

$30,000

Average Female

Porterdale Earnings by Educational Attainment

Porterdale Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Porterdale Language

97.38% of Porterdale residents speak only English, while 2.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.62% of the population.

Porterdale Language

Porterdale Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White89130734.46%
Black56819634.51%
Other2222100%
Multiple641218.75%
Hispanic671014.93%
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33.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.07%

Male Poverty Rate

35.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Porterdale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Porterdale is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Porterdale is Hispanic, with 14.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 50.8%.

Porterdale Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade49.1%
High School26.91%
Some College12.55%
Bachelors or Greater11.19%
showing: 4 rows

Porterdale Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed8.92%
Male Employed7.58%
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Porterdale Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Porterdale Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Porterdale Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Porterdale Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Porterdale Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Porterdale Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

85

Number of Veterans

85

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Porterdale Veterans by War

count

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Porterdale Veterans by Age

count

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Porterdale Veterans by Race

Porterdale Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Porterdale Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

46.4%

Labor Force Participation

44.6%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Porterdale Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Porterdale Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Porterdale 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

74.84%

Born in Porterdale

97.07%

Native Born

2.93%

Foreign Born

2.93%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.07% of Porterdale residents were born in the United States, with 74.84% having been born in Georgia. 2.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Porterdale Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,957160.82%
20281,941160.83%
20271,925160.84%
20261,909160.85%
20251,893160.85%
20241,877160.86%
20231,861160.87%
20221,845160.87%
20211,829311.72%
20201,79831821.49%
20191,48020.14%
20181,478-2-0.14%
20171,48010.07%
20161,479130.89%
20151,466120.83%
20141,454100.69%
20131,444130.91%
20121,43130.21%
20111,428-1-0.07%
20101,429
showing: 20 rows

Porterdale Population by Year