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Portal, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Town of Portal had a population of 673 as of July 1, 2015.

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.

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, 2015.

Town of Portal, GA Boundary Map

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Portal, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 673
Population in Households 673
Population in Familes 563
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 319
Diversity Index2 57
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 268
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 186
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 309 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 186 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 81 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $82,661
Average Home Value $102,432
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $30,231
Average Household Income $44,139
Per Capita Income $16,533
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.02% 0.38%
Households 1.1% 0.37%
Families 1.96% 0.32%
Median Household Income   2.97%
Per Capita Income   2.76%
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 624 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 407 35th
Population Density1 # 426 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 195 69th
Median Household Income # 483 23rd
Per Capita Income # 446 29th

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