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Plumas County

Population in 2012: 2,030 (91% urban, 9% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.8%
 

Males: 980  (48.3%)
Females: 1,050  (51.7%)

Median resident age:  39.8 years
California median age:  45.6 years

Zip codes: 96122.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $30,726 (it was $28,103 in 2000)
Portola:

$30,726
California:

$57,287
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $18,072

Portola city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $146,761 (it was $94,800 in 2000)
Portola:

$146,761
California:

$355,600
Mean prices in 2011: 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 2011: $756.

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  • White alone - 1,853 (60.4%)
  • Hispanic - 933 (30.4%)
  • Two or more races - 126 (4.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 103 (3.4%)
  • Black alone - 35 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 19 (0.6%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Portola: 88.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (15.8%), Irish (7.5%), English (7.1%), French (4.9%), Italian (4.4%), United States (3.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 4860 feet

Land area: 2.24 square miles.

Population density: 907 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Portola:

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 21.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Portola city:

  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 56.7%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

420 residents are foreign born (12.2% Latin America).

This city:  13.7%
California:  26.9%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Portola, California as of April 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Portola to the number of sex offenders is 509 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $917 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $652 (0.4%)

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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 ), Beckwourth, CA (1.9 miles ), Lake Davis, CA (2.0 miles) , Mohawk Vista, CA (2.5 miles) , C-Road, CA (2.6 miles) , Clio, CA (2.7 miles) , Valley Ranch, CA (2.7 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
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $882,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 39.81 N, Longitude: 120.47 W

Area code: 530

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.3%
California:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -14 (-0.6%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (30%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Utilities (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%)

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Earthquake activity:

Portola-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below California state average. It is 542% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/12/1994 at 12:23:43, a magnitude 6.1 (5.4 MB, 5.7 MS, 6.1 MW, 6.0 MD, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 77.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/1/1975 at 20:20:12, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MB, 5.6 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.7 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 53.8 miles away from Portola center
On 8/10/2001 at 20:19:26, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.9 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.1 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 9.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/28/1995 at 18:27:59, a magnitude 5.5 (4.6 MB, 4.5 MS, 5.0 ML, 5.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/30/1998 at 09:53:30, a magnitude 5.3 (4.7 MB, 5.3 ML, 4.8 MW, Depth: 6.4 mi) earthquake occurred 43.9 miles away from Portola center
On 9/12/1994 at 23:57:09, a magnitude 5.4 (4.9 MB, 5.3 ML, 5.4 ML, Depth: 0.3 mi) earthquake occurred 82.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), 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: 8, Storms: 5, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospital/medical center in Portola:

  • EASTERN PLUMAS HOSPITAL - PORTOLA CAMPUS (Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 500 FIRST AVENUE)

Political contributions by individuals in Portola, CA

Local government website: www.ci.portola.ca.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Portola:

  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 40 miles; Reno, NV; Full-time enrollment: 12,110)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 40 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 3,833)
  • Butte College (about 64 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 6,150)
  • California State University-Chico (about 74 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 15,160)
  • Yuba College (about 74 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 3,283)
  • Sierra College (about 81 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 7,609)
  • Folsom Lake College (about 88 miles; Folsom, CA; FT enrollment: 2,632)

Public high schools in Portola:

Public elementary/middle schools in Portola:

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

User submitted facts and corrections:

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.0. This is about average.
City:

30.0
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.36. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.36
U.S.:

9.59

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

WALTON'S GRIZZLY LODGE (Address: 5390 Ice Pond Road , Population served: 225, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2002, Contaminant: Coliform
SLEEPY PINES MOTEL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-18-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-18-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-10-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 14.7%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 18.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.3% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 9.5% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Portola, CA

24 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
21 people in nursing homes in 2000

Portola compared to California state average:

Portola, California environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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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

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Portola travel time to work - commute


Portola mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (29%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Utility gas (15%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Portola (based on Plumas County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 29.52%
Here29.5%
USA50.2%

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 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,002$36,0240$0
Other Government Administration 3$15,799$63,1960$0
Firefighters 0$0 3$731
Streets and Highways 1$3,002$36,0240$0
Sewerage 1$5,258$63,0960$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,027$36,3240$0
Water Supply 1$3,476$41,7120$0
Other and Unallocable 2$9,024$54,1441$2,013
Totals for Government 10$42,588$51,1064$2,744

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,461,000 ($1212.32)
    Police Protection: $138,000 ($67.98)
    Housing & Community Development: $112,000 ($55.17)
    Water Utilities: $93,000 ($45.81)
    Parks & Recreation: $54,000 ($26.60)
  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $493,000 ($242.86)
    Water Utilities: $325,000 ($160.10)
    Sewerage: $253,000 ($124.63)
    Central Staff Services: $199,000 ($98.03)
    Police Protection: $194,000 ($95.57)
    Regular Highways: $135,000 ($66.50)
    Parks & Recreation: $68,000 ($33.50)
    Fire Protection: $60,000 ($29.56)
    Financial Administration: $50,000 ($24.63)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $46,000 ($22.66)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $44,000 ($21.67)
    Health Services - Other: $26,000 ($12.81)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($3.94)
    Housing & Community Development: $4,000 ($1.97)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($5.91)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $34,000 ($16.75)
    Central Staff: $4,000 ($1.97)
    Housing & Community Development: $2,000 ($0.99)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($0.99)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $318,000 ($156.65)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $57,000 ($28.08)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $401,000 ($197.54)
    Sewerage: $329,000 ($162.07)
    All Other: $43,000 ($21.18)
    Parks & Recreation: $17,000 ($8.37)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $126,000 ($62.07)
    Interest Earnings: $118,000 ($58.13)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $482,000 ($237.44)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,015,000 ($992.61)
    All Other: $791,000 ($389.66)
    General Support: $127,000 ($62.56)
  • Tax - Property: $188,000 ($92.61)
    Total General Sales: $176,000 ($86.70)
    NEC: $54,000 ($26.60)
    Public Utilities: $29,000 ($14.29)
    Other Selective Sales: $15,000 ($7.39)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,136,000 ($559.61)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $205,000 ($100.99)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,124,000 ($553.69)
    Other, NEC: $140,000 ($68.97)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $65,000 ($32.02)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($5.91)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,487,000 ($1225.12)

7.53% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($51,120 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.53%
California average:

5.75%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Washoe County, NV  0.71% ($29,500 average AGI)
from Butte County, CA  0.50% ($32,184)
from Lassen County, CA  0.39% ($31,133)


8.40% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,946 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.40%
California average:

6.27%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Washoe County, NV  1.16% ($45,371 average AGI)
to Butte County, CA  0.74% ($50,702)
to Lassen County, CA  0.47% ($26,806)

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: 199
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 296
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 79
  • Fatalities: 214
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 521
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 38

Portola fatal accident list:

May 16, 2006 09:07 PM, Sr-70, Lat: 39.812461, Lon: -120.464017, 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


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

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Portola on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Rail transportation"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest differences between morning and afternoon humidity"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations"
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