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Portola is a city in Plumas County.

The community was named for Gaspar de Portola y de Rovira, expedition leader.

The latitude of Portola is 39.810N. The longitude is -120.468W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,856 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,219.


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Median household income
Local
$28,103
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Portola demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Railroad Days - Aug. 23-26, 2007
Dates often change. Check Portola web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Western Pacific Railroad Museum

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Portola demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Plumas County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 96122 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

16% of Portola residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Portola ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Portola was $14,734, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Portola residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Portola, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $399.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $820.


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Libraries in Portola include Portola Branch Library ... View libraries

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Plumas County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Portola political report.

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The average commute time for Portola workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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