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Portola Valley is a town in San Mateo County, in the San Francisco-Oakland metro area.

The latitude of Portola Valley is 37.384N. The longitude is -122.234W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 459 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,418.


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Median household income
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$158,217
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Portola Valley demographic reports
Portola Valley is on the San Francisco peninsula
Sits on earthquake fault
Local ZIP code 94028 was identified by American Demographics magazine as the third most affluent ZIP in the U.S. (April 2005)
Census 2000 highlights: Ranked as the 10th richest community in America, with a per capita income of $99,621

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13% of Portola Valley residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Portola Valley ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Portola Valley was $99,621, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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77% of Portola Valley residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Portola Valley, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $2,001.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $4,001.


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San Mateo County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Portola Valley political report.

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

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