Portal, GA Profile: Facts & Data


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Portal, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Town of Portal had a population of 703 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Portal is located at latitude 32.5382 and longitude -81.9323 in Bulloch County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Portal 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.

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Portal, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 703
Population in Households 702
Population in Familes 585
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 333
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $34,493
Average Household Income $46,280
Per Capita Income $17,470


Total Housing Units 322 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 217 (67.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 65 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $110,204
Average Home Value $174,421


Total Households 282
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 196
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.18% 1.36%
Households 1.32% 1.45%
Families 1.89% 1.29%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   2.07%

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, 2018 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 # 402 36th
Population Density # 426 32nd
Diversity Index # 197 69th
Median Household Income # 472 25th
Per Capita Income # 520 17th

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