Porterville, California Population 2022

64,315
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Porterville is a city located in Tulare County California. With a 2020 population of 64,315, it is the 144th largest city in California and the 644th largest city in the United States. Porterville is currently growing at a rate of 1.33% annually and its population has increased by 2.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 62,623 in 2020. Spanning over 19 miles, Porterville has a population density of 3,456 people per square mile.

The average household income in Porterville is $60,972 with a poverty rate of 23.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $943 per month, and the median house value is $182,100. The median age in Porterville is 30.5 years, 29.7 years for males, and 32 years for females.

Porterville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Portervillewas:

  • White: 64.22%
  • Other race: 18.54%
  • Two or more races: 9.97%
  • Asian: 4.72%
  • Native American: 1.70%
  • Black or African American: 0.52%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.32%
The current population of Porterville, California is 64,315 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 62,623.

Porterville, California Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2010442,9690.00%
2011446,7843,8150.85%
2012449,7792,9950.67%
2013452,4602,6810.59%
2014455,1382,6780.59%
2015457,1612,0230.44%
2016459,2352,0740.45%
2017462,3083,0730.66%
2018464,5892,2810.49%
2019466,1951,6060.34%
2020467,8011,6060.34%
2021469,4071,6060.34%

Porterville Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White37,92664.22%
Black or African American3090.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,0031.70%
Asian2,7894.72%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1910.32%
Some Other Race10,94818.54%
Two or More Races5,8909.97%
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Porterville Population by Race

Porterville Population Pyramid 2022

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Porterville Median Age

30.9


Total

29.8


Male

32.6


Female

Porterville Adults

There are 41,185 adults, (7,295 of whom are seniors) in Porterville.

Porterville Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Porterville Sex Ratio

Female

29,164

49.38%

Male

29,892

50.62%

Porterville Population by Age

Porterville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Porterville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married62.8%37.2%
All50.4%49.6%
Male46.8%53.2%
Non Family45.4%54.6%
Female29.3%70.7%

50.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Porterville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,6493.2750.4
Married8,3863.962.8
Male1,4683.2746.8
Female3,6924.0529.3
Non Family4,1031.2745.4

3.72

Average Family Size

3.27

Average Household Size

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Porterville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,17917.75%
9th to 12th Grade3,87011.11%
High School Graduate9,17326.34%
Some College8,02723.05%
Associates Degree3,2989.47%
Bachelors Degree3,1599.07%
Graduate Degree1,1153.20%
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Porterville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Porterville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian1,9091,628599
Black29716385
White10,2478,8081,650
Native American58851691
2+ Races3,0381,992376
Hispanic21,32013,2311,691
Other Race6,0524,003342
Islander84

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 87.76%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 31.38%.

Porterville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,247$32,309$26,227
Less Than 9th Grade$19,993$26,152$16,990
High School Graduate$26,834$29,678$25,086
Some College$32,958$43,576$30,874
Bachelors Degree$32,147$40,009$31,519
Graduate Degree$81,233$89,274$80,313

$30,247

Average Earnings

$32,309

Average Male

$26,227

Average Female

Porterville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Porterville Language by Age

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Porterville Language

45.73% of Porterville residents speak only English, while 54.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 50.01% of the population.

Porterville Language

Porterville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander19116385.34%
Native98235035.64%
Black2756724.36%
Hispanic40,0729,71524.24%
Asian2,74759821.77%
White12,9422,43918.85%
Other2,529NaN%
Multiple5,86077713.26%

23.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.90%

Male Poverty Rate

24.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Porterville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Porterville is Islander, with 85.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Porterville is Multiple, with 13.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.24%.

Porterville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.89%
High School18.71%
Some College14.61%
Bachelors or Greater9.43%

Porterville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.38%
Male Unemployed38.84%
Female Employed12.34%
Female Unemployed39.22%

Porterville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Porterville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,095$62,581
Families$45,993$65,781
Married Families$63,333-
Non Families$25,008$40,323
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Income by Household Type

Porterville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.9%

Male Marriage Rate

41.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Porterville Married by Age and Sex

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Porterville 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 45-54.

Porterville Marital Status by Race

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Porterville Marital Status

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1,801

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War387
First Gulf War321
Vietnam681
Korea139
World War II55

Porterville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34241
35 to 54446
55 to 64260
65 to 74393
75+461

Porterville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3645.00%
Black3311.11%
Native American365.66%
Asian1075.41%
Other Race901.23%
2+ Races1714.82%
Hispanic4831.85%

Porterville Veterans by Race

Porterville Veterans by Education

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12.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Porterville Veterans by Education

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61.6%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

12.5%

Unemployment Rate

Porterville Employment by Age

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Porterville Employment by Race

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Porterville Employment by Education

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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66.75%

Born in Porterville

75.94%

Native Born

24.06%

Foreign Born

15.47%

Non Citizen

8.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

75.94% of Porterville residents were born in the United States, with 66.75% having been born in California. 15.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Porterville Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18802020.00%
189060640411.61%
19102,6962,0907.75%
19204,0971,4014.27%
19305,3031,2062.61%
19406,2709671.69%
19506,9046340.97%
19607,9911,0871.47%
197012,6024,6114.66%
198019,7077,1054.57%
199029,5639,8564.14%
200039,61510,0522.97%
201054,16514,5503.18%
201155,0118461.56%
201255,8578461.54%
201356,7038461.51%
201457,5498461.49%
201558,3958461.47%
201659,2418461.45%
201760,0878461.43%
201860,9338461.41%
201961,7798461.39%
202062,6238441.37%
202163,4698461.35%
202264,3158461.33%

Porterville Population by Year