Portola Valley is a city located in San Mateo County California. With a 2020 population of 4,476, it is the 664th largest city in California and the 7074th largest city in the United States. Portola Valley is currently growing at a rate of 0.22% annually but its population has decreased by -2.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,568 in 2020. Spanning over 9 miles, Portola Valley has a population density of 492 people per square mile.
The average household income in Portola Valley is $331,932 with a poverty rate of 3.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $3,500 per month, and the median house value is $2.00 Mn. The median age in Portola Valley is 52.8 years, 51.1 years for males, and 54.2 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Portola Valleywas:
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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 other race people with a rate of 100.00%.
86.40% of Portola Valley residents speak only English, while 13.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.06% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Portola Valley is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Portola Valley is Other, with NaN% 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 7.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.58%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Portola Valley
87.06% of Portola Valley residents were born in the United States, with 52.43% having been born in California. 7.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.