El Portal, California

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Population in 2010: 474.
Males: 268  (56.6%)
Females: 206  (43.4%)
Median resident age:

29.9 years
California median age:

37.0 years

Zip codes: 95318, 95389.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,198
El Portal:

$52,198
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,654

El Portal CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $310,367
El Portal:

$310,367
CA:

$568,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $506,787; detached houses: $501,928

Median gross rent in 2019: $708.

March 2019 cost of living index in El Portal: 93.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%

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Ancestries: Northern European (34.4%), Irish (31.1%), European (26.2%), German (8.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 1919 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Merced, CA (45.9 miles , pop. 63,893).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fresno, CA (61.8 miles , pop. 427,652).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (260.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Yosemite, CA (2.9 miles ),
Midpines, CA (3.4 miles ),
Wawona, CA (3.4 miles),
Yosemite Valley, CA (3.5 miles ),
Fish Camp, CA (4.0 miles),
Bootjack, CA (4.0 miles ),
Mariposa, CA (4.1 miles ),
Buck Meadows, CA (4.2 miles)

Latitude: 37.67 N, Longitude: 119.78 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 209

Distribution of median household income in El Portal, CA in 2019
Distribution of house value in El Portal, CA in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.6%
California:

7.9%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 114. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

114
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.194. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.194
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 0.882. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.882
U.S.:

5.558
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 45.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

45.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 33.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 20.9. This is significantly worse than average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

20.9
U.S.:

8.5

Earthquake activity:

El Portal-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 8421% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 177.2 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 190.1 miles away from El Portal center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 109.0 miles away from El Portal center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 203.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 230.7 miles away from El Portal center
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 116.0 miles away from the city center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mariposa County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 3, Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near El Portal:

  • JOHN C. FREMONT HEALTHCARE DISTRICT DP/SNF (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; MARIPOSA, CA)

Amtrak station:

EL PORTAL (YOSEMITE VIEW MOTEL, AT PARKLINE HWY 140) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to El Portal:

  • University of California-Merced (about 42 miles; Merced, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,981)
  • Merced College (about 45 miles; Merced, CA; FT enrollment: 6,973)
  • University of Phoenix-Central Valley Campus (about 57 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,109)
  • Institute of Technology Inc (about 59 miles; Clovis, CA; FT enrollment: 2,483)
  • Heald College-Fresno (about 59 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • California State University-Stanislaus (about 60 miles; Turlock, CA; FT enrollment: 7,054)
  • California State University-Fresno (about 60 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 18,993)

Public elementary/middle school in El Portal:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in El Portal: Hetch Hetchy Railroad Museum (A), El Portal Community Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Indian Creek (A), Crane Creek (B), Henness Branch (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in El Portal: El Portal Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Mariposa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in El Portal and their reported violations in the past:

INDIAN FLAT R V PARK AND CAMPGROUND (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-06-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
SAVAGES TRADING POST (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.1 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

45.7%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.7%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in El Portal:

Marital status in El Portal, CA
  • Never married: 58.6%
  • Now married: 28.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.6%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in El Portal:

  • High school or higher: 96.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.5%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
California average:

14.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for El Portal, CA (based on Mariposa County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,6713
Evangelical Protestant2,04820
Mainline Protestant5783
Other4315
None10,523-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
This county:

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Mariposa County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Here:

3.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Mariposa County:

5.56 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.9%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Mariposa County:

23.2%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.2%
California:

17.9%

7.95% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,193 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.95%
California average:

5.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Merced County, CA  0.80% ($60,490 average AGI)
from Stanislaus County, CA  0.66% ($55,357)
from Madera County, CA  0.56% ($37,167)


8.56% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,349 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.56%
California average:

5.21%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Merced County, CA  0.75% ($39,854 average AGI)
to Stanislaus County, CA  0.54% ($56,686)
to Madera County, CA  0.53% ($41,147)

Strongest AM radio stations in El Portal:

  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KTNS (1060 AM; 5 kW; OAKHURST, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA SIERRA CORPORATION)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KOOR (790 AM; 10 kW; CLOVIS, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KVVY (1580 AM; 10 kW; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in El Portal:

  • KEFR (89.9 FM; LE GRAND, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KCIV (99.9 FM; MOUNT BULLION, CA; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KUBB (96.3 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP. OF MONTEREY INC)
  • KMPO (88.7 FM; MODESTO, CA; Owner: RADIO BILINGUE, INC.)
  • KDJK (103.9 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K214CT (90.7 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KAMB (101.5 FM; MERCED, CA; Owner: CENTRAL VALLEY BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • KAAT (103.1 FM; OAKHURST, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA SIERRA CORPORATION)
  • KMMT (106.5 FM; MAMMOTH LAKES, CA; Owner: MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN FM ASSOCIATES,INC.)
  • KABX-FM (97.5 FM; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHOP (95.1 FM; OAKDALE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXSR (91.7 FM; GROVELAND, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, SACRAMENTO)
  • KKBN (93.5 FM; TWAIN HARTE, CA; Owner: CLARKE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KZOL (107.9 FM; NORTH FORK, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KFNO (90.3 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KLBN (105.1 FM; AUBERRY, CA; Owner: LOTUS COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KOQO-FM (101.9 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KRNC (105.9 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSKS (93.7 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFCF (88.1 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: FRESNO FREE COLLEGE FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around El Portal:

  • K15ET (Channel 15; FRESNO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KMPH-CA (Channel 17; MERCED-MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING INCORPORATED)

El Portal fatal accident list:

Dec 1, 2019 05:20 PM, Sr-140, Lat: 37.677161, Lon: -119.773147, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 72ft / 21.8mTotal length
  • $1,840,000Total costs
  • 4,740Total average daily traffic
  • 219Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,656Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in El Portal, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for El Portal, CA

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • TRUMBULLPKMPA, Trumbull Pk 7 Km W (Lat: 37.681028 Lon: -119.863917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WPWF202, Licensee ID: L00009514,
    Assigned Frequencies: 959.150 MHz, Grant Date: 11/01/2002, Expiration Date: 11/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/14/2004, Certifier: Glen S Nash, Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95814-0282, Phone: (916) 657-6174, Fax: (916) 657-9233, Email:
  • TURTLE DOME, 5.5 Miles Ne Of El Portal (Lat: 37.712611 Lon: -119.704694), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 36.3 m, Call Sign: WRCD731,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/05/2018, Expiration Date: 09/05/2028, Certifier: Veronica S Bloodworth, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S. Akard Street, Room 2100, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Email:
  • TURTLE DOME, 5.5 Mi Ne Of El Portal (Lat: 37.712611 Lon: -119.704694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 8.8 m, Overall height: 14.3 m, Call Sign: KMN33,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz... (+9 more), Grant Date: 07/07/2020, Expiration Date: 08/01/2030, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S. Akard Street, Room 2100, Dalla, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Email:
  • EL PORTAL, N Side Of Hwy 140 (Lat: 37.673111 Lon: -119.787222), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 11 m, Overall height: 12.5 m, Call Sign: WLU995,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, Grant Date: 07/14/2020, Expiration Date: 08/01/2030, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S. Akard St., Room 2100, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KD6FJT, Licensee ID: L00424656, Grant Date: 11/27/2001, Expiration Date: 01/28/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/29/2014, Certifier: Russell J Marsh, Registrant: Russell J Marsh, El Portal, CA 95318

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in El Portal, CA
  • 53.3%Electricity
  • 46.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in El Portal, CA
  • 35.6%Electricity
  • 30.8%No fuel used
  • 18.3%Utility gas
  • 15.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


El Portal compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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