Portola Hills, California

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Population in July 2007: 6,618.
Males: 3,264  (49.3%)
Females: 3,354  (50.7%)
Median resident age:

33.0 years
California median age:

33.3 years

Zip codes: 92679.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $133,201 (it was $90,874 in 2000)
Portola Hills:

$133,201
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $51,480 (it was $34,057 in 2000)

Portola Hills CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $691,753 (it was $257,600 in 2000)
Portola Hills:

$691,753
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $826,523; detached houses: $942,034; townhouses or other attached units: $595,217; in 2-unit structures: $900,920; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $494,246; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $403,776; mobile homes: $107,702; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: over $1,000,000
March 2019 cost of living index in Portola Hills: 91.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Portola Hills, CA (2000)
    • 4,99878.2%White alone
    • 64110.0%Hispanic
    • 4256.6%Asian alone
    • 1913.0%Two or more races
    • 1011.6%Black alone
    • 140.2%American Indian alone
    • 130.2%Other race alone
    • 80.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Portola Hills, California as of February 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Portola Hills is 6,618 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: German (19.0%), Irish (17.4%), English (10.4%), Italian (10.4%), United States (5.0%), French (4.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 1260 feet

Land area: 1.26 square miles.

Population density: 5,243 people per square mile   (average).

Portola Hills, California map

828 residents are foreign born (5.8% Asia, 2.8% Europe, 2.5% Latin America).

This place:

13.0%
California:

26.2%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Portola Hills CDP:

1.3% ($3,425)
California:

0.8% ($1,564)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lake Forest, CA (4.4 miles , pop. 58,707).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: South Coast, CA (12.0 miles , pop. 288,147).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (50.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Foothill Ranch, CA (1.4 miles ),
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA (1.9 miles ),
Lake Forest, CA (2.1 miles ),
Trabuco, CA (2.1 miles ),
Mission Viejo, CA (2.3 miles ),
Coto de Caza, CA (2.6 miles ),
Las Flores, CA (2.6 miles ),
El Toro, CA (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 33.68 N, Longitude: 117.63 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,101 (-48.5%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 151 (4.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 949

Distribution of median household income in Portola Hills, CA in 2017
Portola Hills satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
California:

4.6%
Most common industries in Portola Hills, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.7%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Construction (4.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.6%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (8.0%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.1%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Portola Hills, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Computer specialists (4.0%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8.1%)
  • Top executives (5.7%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Engineers (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4.2%)
  • Computer specialists (4.2%)

Average climate in Portola Hills, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Portola Hills, California average temperatures Portola Hills, California average precipitation Portola Hills, California humidity Portola Hills, California wind speed Portola Hills, California snowfall Portola Hills, California sunshine Portola Hills, California clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 139. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

139
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.207. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.207
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.7
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 0.113. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.113
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 31.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

8.5

Earthquake activity:

Portola Hills-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 700% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 72.0 miles away from Portola Hills center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 119.9 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 89.5 miles away from Portola Hills center
On 4/21/1918 at 22:32:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 14.2 miles away from Portola Hills center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 116.2 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 6/28/1992 at 15:05:30, a magnitude 6.9 (6.3 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.9 ME, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Orange County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Fires: 12, Storms: 9, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Portola Hills topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Portola Hills:

  • HOSPICE CARE OF THE WEST LLC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; FOOTHILL RANCH, CA)
  • ACCENTCARE HOME HEALTH OF ORANGE COUNTY, INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; RANCHO SANTA MARGARI, CA)
  • LAKE FOREST NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; LAKE FOREST, CA)
  • CHARTER BEHAVIORAL HLTH SYS OF CA ATMV (Hospital, about 5 miles away; MISSION VIEJO, CA)
  • FMC-MISSION VIEJO (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; MISSION VIEJO, CA)
  • CORONEL HOME (Hospital, about 6 miles away; MISSION VIEJO, CA)
  • EMERITUS AT RANCHO MIRAGE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; RANCHO MIRAGE, CA)

Amtrak stations near Portola Hills:

  • 8 miles: IRVINE (15215 BARRANCA PKWY.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO (LEE HALL, MONTEREY AVE. & SAN GORGONIO WAY) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: LAGUNA BEACH (TRANSIT DEPOT, BROADWAY BTW. BEACH & FOR) - Bus Station

Operable nuclear power plants near Portola Hills:

  • 18 miles: San Onofre 2 and 3 in San Clemente, CA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Portola Hills:

  • Brandman University (about 9 miles; Irvine, CA; Full-time enrollment: 6,027)
  • Irvine Valley College (about 9 miles; Irvine, CA; FT enrollment: 8,005)
  • Saddleback College (about 10 miles; Mission Viejo, CA; FT enrollment: 13,716)
  • Concordia University-Irvine (about 11 miles; Irvine, CA; FT enrollment: 3,284)
  • Santiago Canyon College (about 12 miles; Orange, CA; FT enrollment: 6,050)
  • University of California-Irvine (about 13 miles; Irvine, CA; FT enrollment: 28,587)
  • Coastline Community College (about 15 miles; Fountain Valley, CA; FT enrollment: 4,591)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Orange County Fire Authority Station 42 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Orange County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

3.0 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

79.9%
Whole state:

69.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.9%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

0.8%
Whole state:

14.2%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

0.8%
Whole state:

6.3%

For population 15 years and over in Portola Hills:

Marital status in Portola Hills, CA
  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 68.7%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 1.2%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

For population 25 years and over in Portola Hills:

  • High school or higher: 97.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 44.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
California average:

16.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Portola Hills, CA (based on Orange County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic797,47367
Evangelical Protestant345,893894
Other141,815329
Mainline Protestant76,574202
Orthodox13,40619
Black Protestant2,4248
None1,632,647-
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: 530
Orange County:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 18
Orange County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 147
Orange County:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 434
This county:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2,438
Orange County:

8.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.3%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

18.5%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Orange County:

16.4%
California:

17.9%

4.66% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($76,703 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.66%
California average:

5.03%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,018 average AGI)
Orange County:

0.05%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Los Angeles County, CA  1.64% ($74,627 average AGI)
from Riverside County, CA  0.45% ($58,801)
from San Diego County, CA  0.27% ($69,550)


4.99% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($72,976 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.99%
California average:

5.21%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,308 average AGI)
Orange County:

0.07%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Los Angeles County, CA  1.35% ($64,742 average AGI)
to Riverside County, CA  0.64% ($64,976)
to San Diego County, CA  0.30% ($85,709)

Strongest AM radio stations in Portola Hills:

  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KNX (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KWRM (1370 AM; 5 kW; CORONA, CA; Owner: MAJOR MARKET STATIONS, INC.)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)
  • KFMB (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Portola Hills:

  • KWVE (107.9 FM; SAN CLEMENTE, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF COSTA MESA)
  • KRTM (88.9 FM; TEMECULA, CA; Owner: PENFOLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSBR (88.5 FM; MISSION VIEJO, CA; Owner: SADDLEBACK COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KUOR-FM (89.1 FM; REDLANDS, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF REDLANDS)
  • KLRD (90.1 FM; YUCAIPA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KCBS-FM (93.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KDLE (103.1 FM; NEWPORT BEACH, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC.)
  • KOLA (99.9 FM; SAN BERNARDINO, CA; Owner: INLAND EMPIRE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KSCA (101.9 FM; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLOS (95.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLOS-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • K212FA (90.3 FM; TEMPLE CITY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KOST (103.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUCR (88.3 FM; RIVERSIDE, CA; Owner: THE REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF CA)
  • KVCR (91.9 FM; SAN BERNARDINO, CA; Owner: SAN BERNARDINO COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KZLA-FM (93.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K264AF (100.7 FM; GUASTI, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KLVE (107.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLVE-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KIIS-FM (102.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPCC (89.3 FM; PASADENA, CA; Owner: PASADENA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KPWR (105.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Portola Hills:

  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
Portola Hills fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Portola Hills fatal accident list:

Mar 21, 2014 03:55 PM, Cr-Santiago Cyn Rd, Cr-Ridgeline Rd, Lat: 33.690600, Lon: -117.626322, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KE6NCQ, Licensee ID: L00144537, Grant Date: 08/22/2014, Expiration Date: 10/14/2024, Certifier: Brian G Chrisman, Registrant: Brian G Chrisman, 28452 Sassetta Way, Portola Hills, CA 92679
  • Call Sign: KG6HEA, Licensee ID: L00379070, Grant Date: 05/05/2011, Expiration Date: 07/16/2021, Certifier: Erik G Burrows, Registrant: Erik G Burrows, 18972 Singing Wood Circle, Portola Hills, CA 92679
  • Call Sign: KI6JZJ, Licensee ID: L01288254, Grant Date: 03/09/2017, Expiration Date: 05/29/2027, Certifier: Enia A Castillo, Registrant: Enia A Castillo, 18992 Canyon Summit, Portola Hills, CA 92679

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED28$346,34835$354,588155$301,8425$260,5807$245,686
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$374,8374$346,3739$269,5663$265,3802$301,280
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$418,2203$395,98044$369,7070$01$231,240
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$380,7287$303,35624$361,6781$115,6201$220,010
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$292,0300$09$303,0411$16,5200$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0524.28

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$406,4621$603,880
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$371,9701$514,690
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$387,1701$544,420
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$399,720
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$308,550
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0524.28

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Portola Hills, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Portola Hills, CA - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Portola Hills, CA
  • 91.3%Utility gas
  • 8.2%Electricity
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Portola Hills, CA
  • 76.5%Utility gas
  • 23.5%Electricity


Portola Hills compared to California state average:

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

Portola Hills on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: operations specialties managers except financial managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: accountants and auditors (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: computer and electronic products (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute from (largest negative percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting) (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: metals and minerals, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: drugs, sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: radio, tv, and computer stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: electronic shopping and mail-order houses (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: other construction workers and helpers (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: radio, tv, and computer stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: pharmacies and drug stores (population 5,000+)"
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