Porterdale, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Porterdale, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Porterdale had a population of 1,556 as of July 1, 2016. Porterdale ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Porterdale is located at latitude 33.5737 and longitude -83.8948 in Newton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Porterdale (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Newton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 699 feet.

The City of Porterdale (GNIS ID: 2404560) 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 City of Porterdale is located within Covington-Porterdale Division of Newton County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Porterdale: Steadman.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,556
Population in Households 1,535
Population in Familes 1,307
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density1 672
Diversity Index2 61
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 594
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 437
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 701 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 360 (51.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 234 (33.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 107 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $111,702
Average Home Value $124,514
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,266
Average Household Income $51,554
Per Capita Income $17,708
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.37% 1.03%
Households 1.21% 0.93%
Families 4.0% 0.85%
Median Household Income   0.9%
Per Capita Income   1.02%
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.

Porterdale, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Porterdale 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 # 306 51st
Population Density1 # 256 59th
Diversity Index2 # 132 79th
Median Household Income # 279 56th
Per Capita Income # 428 32nd

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