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"Village of Colonial Beauty"

Portville is a village in Cattaraugus County, in the Olean metro area.

Portville is in the Southern Tier region.[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Portville. For links to other places called Portville, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Portville is 42.038N. The longitude is -78.341W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,430 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,007.


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Median household income
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$31,210
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Portville demographic reports
Portville is on the Allegheny River
Early products included lumber, shingles and hemlock bark, which was used in leather tanning; the lumber was carried down the river to Pittsburgh

A feeder channel, the Genesee Valley Canal, linked Portville with the Erie Canal

Nearby parks & recreation: Pfeiffer Nature Center
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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23% of Portville residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Portville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Portville was $16,166, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Portville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Portville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $309.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $788.


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Libraries in Portville include Portville Free Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Portville workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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DUPLICATE NAMES
Other NY communities named Portville:
  �Cattaraugus County town

NY communities formerly known as Portville:
  �Knowlesville, Orleans County

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