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Portville is a town 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 42.058N. The longitude is -78.353W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,486 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,952.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Portville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cattaraugus 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 14770 ZIP code.
26% of Portville residents report German ancestry, and 11% 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 $18,043, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Portville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Portville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $328. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $776.
Cattaraugus County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Portville political report.
The average commute time for Portville workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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