Portola Valley, California Population 2022

4,476
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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.

Portola Valley Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Portola Valleywas:

  • White: 84.44%
  • Asian: 8.76%
  • Two or more races: 5.25%
  • Other race: 1.03%
  • Black or African American: 0.39%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Portola Valley, California is 4,476 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,568.

Portola Valley, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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Portola Valley Population by Race

Portola Valley Population Pyramid 2022

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Portola Valley Median Age

55.5


Total

53.3


Male

57.3


Female

Portola Valley Adults

There are 3,630 adults, (1,702 of whom are seniors) in Portola Valley.

Portola Valley Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

88.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Portola Valley Sex Ratio

Female

2,543

55.67%

Male

2,025

44.33%

Portola Valley Population by Age

Portola Valley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Portola Valley Household Types

78.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Portola Valley Households and Families

2.91

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Portola Valley Households by Type

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Portola Valley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Portola Valley Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

Portola Valley Educational Attainment by Race

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$175,547

Average Earnings

$215,246

Average Male

$106,014

Average Female

Portola Valley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Portola Valley Language by Age

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Portola Valley Language

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.

Portola Valley Language

Portola Valley Poverty by Race

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3.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.84%

Male Poverty Rate

5.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Portola Valley

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%.

Portola Valley Poverty

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Portola Valley Poverty Rate by Education

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Portola Valley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Portola Valley Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Portola Valley Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

65.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

75.4%

Male Marriage Rate

58.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Portola Valley Married by Age and Sex

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Portola Valley Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Portola Valley Marital Status by Race

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Portola Valley Marital Status

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283

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Portola Valley Veterans by War

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Portola Valley Veterans by Age

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Portola Valley Veterans by Race

Portola Valley Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Portola Valley Veterans by Education

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44.1%

Labor Force Participation

43%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Portola Valley Employment by Age

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Portola Valley Employment by Race

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Portola Valley 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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52.43%

Born in Portola Valley

87.06%

Native Born

12.94%

Foreign Born

7.44%

Non Citizen

5.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Portola Valley Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Portola Valley Population by Year