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Portal, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Town of Portal had a population of 677 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Portal is located at latitude 32.5397 and longitude -81.9296 in Bulloch County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Portal (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Bulloch County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 292 feet.

The Town of Portal (GNIS ID: 2407150) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Portal is located within Portal Division of Bulloch County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Portal population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Town of Portal, GA Boundary Map



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Portal, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 677
Population in Households 677
Population in Familes 566
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 321
Diversity Index2 57
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 266
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 185
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 307 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 184 (59.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $97,778
Average Home Value $148,641
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,525
Average Household Income $43,321
Per Capita Income $16,196
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.95% 0.73%
Households 0.8% 0.67%
Families 1.55% 0.64%
Median Household Income   6.33%
Per Capita Income   2.39%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Portal, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Portal to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 408 35th
Population Density1 # 434 31st
Diversity Index2 # 203 68th
Median Household Income # 466 26th
Per Capita Income # 514 18th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.