Portola, California Population 2022

2,100
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Portola is a city located in Plumas County California. With a 2020 population of 2,100, it is the 857th largest city in California and the 10690th largest city in the United States. Portola is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by 0.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,100 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, Portola has a population density of 388 people per square mile.

The average household income in Portola is $61,500 with a poverty rate of 20.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $773 per month, and the median house value is $162,200. The median age in Portola is 44.4 years, 47.3 years for males, and 41.4 years for females.

Portola Demographics

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

  • White: 90.43%
  • Two or more races: 7.18%
  • Asian: 1.42%
  • Native American: 0.40%
  • Black or African American: 0.28%
  • Other race: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Portola, California is 2,100 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,100.

Portola, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,58790.43%
Black or African American50.28%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.40%
Asian251.42%
Some Other Race50.28%
Two or More Races1267.18%
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Portola Population by Race

Portola Population Pyramid 2022

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Portola Median Age

44.3


Total

55.4


Male

35.8


Female

Portola Adults

There are 1,306 adults, (351 of whom are seniors) in Portola.

Portola Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47

Child Dependency Ratio

Portola Sex Ratio

Female

956

54.47%

Male

799

45.53%

Portola Population by Age

Portola Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Portola Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.1%25.9%
Male68.8%31.3%
All50.7%49.3%
Non Family44.9%55.1%
Female0%100%

50.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Portola Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8142.1150.7
Married2862.9374.1
Male164.4468.8
Female893.460
Non Family4231.1844.9

3.08

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

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Portola Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade191.59%
9th to 12th Grade655.43%
High School Graduate27122.62%
Some College51743.16%
Associates Degree13511.27%
Bachelors Degree13911.60%
Graduate Degree524.34%
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Portola Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Portola Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic15313555
White950891128
2+ Races96908
Black55
Other Race55
Native American7

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 35.95%.

Portola Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,576$52,829$22,039
Less Than 9th Grade$15,909$16,477$
High School Graduate$63,913$72,000$
Some College$28,400$52,697$15,938
Bachelors Degree$27,667$$27,875
Graduate Degree$$$

$29,576

Average Earnings

$52,829

Average Male

$22,039

Average Female

Portola Earnings by Educational Attainment

Portola Language by Age

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Portola Language

92.02% of Portola residents speak only English, while 7.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.10% of the population.

Portola Language

Portola Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native77100.00%
Multiple1265644.44%
White1,26225520.21%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic3254313.23%

20.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.97%

Male Poverty Rate

25.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Portola

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Portola is Hispanic, with 13.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.16%.

Portola Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade76.25%
High School15.65%
Some College19.78%
Bachelors or Greater2.69%

Portola Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.53%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed5.99%
Female Unemployed19.23%

Portola Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Portola Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,667$61,967
Families$61,953$86,531
Married Families$70,588-
Non Families-$38,993
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Income by Household Type

Portola Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.9%

Male Marriage Rate

45.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Portola Married by Age and Sex

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Portola Marriage

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

Portola Marital Status by Race

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Portola Marital Status

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141

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War14
First Gulf War12
Vietnam71
Korea44
World War II4

Portola Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5414
55 to 6412
65 to 7460
75+55

Portola Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White13811.87%
2+ Races32.38%
Hispanic31.78%

Portola Veterans by Race

Portola Veterans by Education

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6.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Portola Veterans by Education

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53.5%

Labor Force Participation

50.9%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Portola Employment by Age

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Portola Employment by Race

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Portola 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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73.90%

Born in Portola

95.33%

Native Born

4.67%

Foreign Born

1.03%

Non Citizen

3.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.33% of Portola residents were born in the United States, with 73.90% having been born in California. 1.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Portola Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102,1040.00%
20112,1040.00%
20122,1040.00%
20132,1040.00%
20142,1040.00%
20152,1040.00%
20162,1040.00%
20172,1040.00%
20182,1040.00%
20192,1040.00%
20202,100-4-0.19%
20212,1000.00%
20222,1000.00%

Portola Population by Year