Portola, California

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Population in 2013: 1,957 (91% urban, 9% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.1%
 
Males: 1,040  (53.2%)
Females: 917  (46.8%)
Median resident age:  39.8 years
California median age:  32.1 years

Zip codes: 96122.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,555 (it was $28,103 in 2000)
Portola:

$34,555
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,086 (it was $14,734 in 2000)

Portola city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $154,905 (it was $94,800 in 2000)
Portola:

$154,905
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $257,816; Detached houses: $265,082; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $511,811; Mobile homes: $136,483

Median gross rent in 2012: $812.

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  • White alone - 1,736 (63.6%)
  • Hispanic - 709 (26.0%)
  • Two or more races - 104 (3.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 55 (2.0%)
  • Black alone - 44 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 35 (1.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 18 (0.7%)

Races in Portola detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Portola: 88.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (15.3%), Irish (9.4%), English (7.3%), Italian (4.5%), United States (4.2%), French (3.7%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 4860 feet

Land area: 2.24 square miles.

Population density: 874 people per square mile   (low).

Portola,CA real estate house value index trend

Portola, California map

For population 25 years and over in Portola:

  • High school or higher: 87.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Portola city:

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

332 residents are foreign born

This city:  12.2%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Portola, California as of July 07, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Portola to the number of sex offenders is 338 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,087 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $665 (0.6%)

Portola satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reno, NV (39.7 miles , pop. 180,480).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (102.0 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (412.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Delleker, CA (1.2 miles ), Iron Horse, CA (1.4 miles ), Mabie, CA (1.7 miles) , Beckwourth, CA (1.9 miles ), Lake Davis, CA (2.0 miles) , Gold Mountain, CA (2.1 miles) , Mohawk Vista, CA (2.5 miles) , C-Road, CA (2.6 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $108,700
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $110,900
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $86,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $95,500
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $105,900
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $113,500
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $143,600
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $154,900
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $226,800
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $518,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $882,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.81 N, Longitude: 120.47 W

Area code: 530

Portola household income distribution Portola home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.1%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -14 (-0.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (24%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Rail and water transportation workers (12%)
  • Carpenters (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

Work and jobs in Portola: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Portola, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Portola-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 710% 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 185.0 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 164.1 miles away from Portola center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 156.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 275.2 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 138.4 miles away from Portola center
On 4/25/1992 at 18:06:04, a magnitude 7.2 (6.3 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.4 mi) earthquake occurred 194.0 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Plumas County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Portola topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Portola:

  • EASTERN PLUMAS HEALTH CARE (provides emergency services, 500 FIRST AVENUE P O BOX 1075)
  • EASTERN PLUMAS HOSPITAL - PORTOLA CAMPUS (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 500 FIRST AVENUE)
  • EASTERN PLUMAS HOSPITAL D/P SNF (500 FIRST STREET)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Portola:

  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 39 miles; Reno, NV; Full-time enrollment: 15,092)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 40 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 6,919)
  • Western Nevada College (about 57 miles; Carson City, NV; FT enrollment: 2,338)
  • Butte College (about 64 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 8,649)
  • California State University-Chico (about 74 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)
  • Yuba College (about 75 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • Sierra College (about 81 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 11,488)

Public high schools in Portola:

Public elementary/middle schools in Portola:

See full list of schools located in Portola, School District: PLUMAS UNIFIED

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Notable locations in Portola: Portola Railroad Museum (A), Portola Memorial Hall (B), Portola Fire Department North Side Station (C), Portola Fire Department South Side Station (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Portola include: Portola Station Baptist Church (A), Portola Church of the Nazarene (B), Assembly of God Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Shady Grove Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Portola: Portola City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 54.8. This is better than average.

City:

54.8
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 13.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.6
U.S.:

9.1

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

GRIZZLY CREEK RANCH SHF (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JAN-21-2009 to JAN-29-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JAN-21-2009 to JAN-29-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-21-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-21-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Portola that have no violations reported:

  • WALTONS GRIZZLY LODGE (Address: 5390 ICE POND ROAD , Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SLEEPY PINES MOTEL (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.8%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 15.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.7% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 4.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.4%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.1%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
24 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
21 people in nursing homes in 2000

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Portola compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Portola (2011 data):

  • Plumas Bank: Portola Branch at 120 North Pine Street, branch established on 1981/12/19. Info updated 2008/11/12: Bank assets: $454.3 mil, Deposits: $391.8 mil, headquarters in Quincy, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Plumas Bancorp
  • Bank of America, National Association: Feather River Branch at 81 West Sierra Street, branch established on 1936/02/13. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Portola travel time to work - commute Portola mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (17%)
  • Utility gas (12%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Portola city (based on Plumas County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 29.52%
Here: 29.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of God
Adherents48.8%14.0%12.2%9.1%5.1%
Congregations12.1%15.2%12.1%12.1%12.1%
NameVineyard USALutheran ChurchChurches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.0%1.9%1.9%1.8%3.3%
Congregations3.0%9.1%6.1%3.0%15.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Plumas County:

5.83 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Plumas County:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Plumas County:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 38
Here:

18.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Plumas County:

26.0%
California:

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

13.9%
State:

17.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,821$45,8520$0
Other Government Administration 2$16,226$97,3566$3,973
Police - Other 1$3,529$42,3480$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$100
Streets and Highways 2$7,979$47,8740$0
Sewerage 1$6,204$74,4480$0
Parks and Recreation 1$4,160$49,9200$0
Water Supply 1$2,969$35,6280$0
Totals for Government 9$44,888$59,8517$4,073

Portola government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,461,000 ($1257.54)
    Police Protection: $138,000 ($70.52)
    Housing & Community Development: $112,000 ($57.23)
    Water Utilities: $93,000 ($47.52)
    Parks & Recreation: $54,000 ($27.59)
  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $493,000 ($251.92)
    Water Utilities: $325,000 ($166.07)
    Sewerage: $253,000 ($129.28)
    Central Staff Services: $199,000 ($101.69)
    Police Protection: $194,000 ($99.13)
    Regular Highways: $135,000 ($68.98)
    Parks & Recreation: $68,000 ($34.75)
    Fire Protection: $60,000 ($30.66)
    Financial Administration: $50,000 ($25.55)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $46,000 ($23.51)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $44,000 ($22.48)
    Health Services - Other: $26,000 ($13.29)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($4.09)
    Housing & Community Development: $4,000 ($2.04)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($6.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $34,000 ($17.37)
    Central Staff: $4,000 ($2.04)
    Housing & Community Development: $2,000 ($1.02)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($1.02)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $318,000 ($162.49)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $57,000 ($29.13)

Portola government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $401,000 ($204.91)
    Sewerage: $329,000 ($168.11)
    All Other: $43,000 ($21.97)
    Parks & Recreation: $17,000 ($8.69)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $126,000 ($64.38)
    Interest Earnings: $118,000 ($60.30)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $482,000 ($246.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,015,000 ($1029.64)
    All Other: $791,000 ($404.19)
    General Support: $127,000 ($64.90)
  • Tax - Property: $188,000 ($96.07)
    Total General Sales: $176,000 ($89.93)
    NEC: $54,000 ($27.59)
    Public Utilities: $29,000 ($14.82)
    Other Selective Sales: $15,000 ($7.66)

Portola government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,136,000 ($580.48)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $205,000 ($104.75)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,124,000 ($574.35)
    Other, NEC: $140,000 ($71.54)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $65,000 ($33.21)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($6.13)

Portola government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,487,000 ($1270.82)

6.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,076 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
California average:

5.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Butte County, CA  0.59% ($30,372 average AGI)
from Washoe County, NV  0.59% ($35,372)
from Placer County, CA  0.26% ($54,368)


6.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,824 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.94%
California average:

5.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Washoe County, NV  0.93% ($40,681 average AGI)
to Butte County, CA  0.89% ($25,197)
to Lassen County, CA  0.35% ($34,731)

Strongest AM radio stations in Portola:

  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPCO (1370 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, CA; Owner: CAROUSEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPTT (630 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KBZZ (1270 AM; 13 kW; SPARKS, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KIHM (920 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: IHR EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KNCO (830 AM; 5 kW; GRASS VALLEY, CA; Owner: NEVADA COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Portola:

  • KHGQ (100.3 FM; QUINCY, CA; Owner: KEILY MILLER)
  • KHJQ (92.3 FM; SUSANVILLE, CA; Owner: SIERRA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K285EQ (104.9 FM; VERDI, NV; Owner: AMERICOM, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K205EJ (88.9 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KRNO (106.9 FM; INCLINE VILLAGE, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODS (103.7 FM; CARNELIAN BAY, CA; Owner: AMERICOM, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLCA (96.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDOT (104.5 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KOZZ-FM (105.7 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KKTO (90.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KTOR (99.7 FM; WESTWOOD, CA; Owner: SIERRA RADIO, INC.)
  • KBNF (98.9 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: CAROUSEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSRN (107.7 FM; KINGS BEACH, CA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • K209AY (89.7 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: THE UNIV. FOUND. CA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KTHX-FM (100.1 FM; DAYTON, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KHXR (94.5 FM; SUN VALLEY, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KNHK (92.9 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTKE (101.5 FM; TRUCKEE, CA; Owner: TRUCKSTER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRNG-FM1 (101.3 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: SIERRA NV CHRISTIAN MUSIC ASSN INC)
  • KWYL (102.9 FM; SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Portola, California:
  • Fatal accident count: 5
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
California average:
  • Fatal accident count: 249
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 372
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 95
  • Fatalities: 267
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 653
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 51

Portola fatal accident list:

May 16, 2006 09:07 PM, Sr-70, Lat: 39.81246, Lon: -120.46402, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 12, 1993 02:16 AM, Commercial, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 29, 1991 07:25 PM, Gulgstbrge, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 16, 1989 10:00 AM, Dirt Road, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 14, 1986 05:20 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 13 meters (43ft)
Total average daily traffic: 20,092
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,606
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 18,860

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Portola)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Portola, CA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Portola)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172D (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2559U , Serial Number: 17250159, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 03/04/1963
    Registrant (Individual): Emmet Q Smith, 73498 State Route 70, Portola, CA 96122
  • Aircraft: BEECH 77 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3868J , Serial Number: WA-258, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 03/31/1981
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Fred E Parker, Po Box 674, Portola, CA 96122, Other Owners: Imelda C Parker
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4398J , Serial Number: 28-22790, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 03/03/1967
    Registrant (Individual): James G Scarborough, Po Box 372, Portola, CA 96122
  • Aircraft: BEECH B19 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 116 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5420M , Serial Number: MB-885, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 03/20/1978
    Registrant (Corporation): R & J Joy Inc, 1584 Wolf Meadows Ln, Portola, CA 96122
  • Aircraft: BEECH 35-33 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 652V , Serial Number: CD-54, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 02/04/1960
    Registrant (Individual): Emmet Q Smith, 73498 State Route 70, Portola, CA 96122
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9563M , Serial Number: 670140, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 11/10/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, Po Box 1209, Portola, CA 96122

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