Porterville demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3,15923291
Median age29.136.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%52%55%
Speak English45%56%79%
Speak Spanish51%29%13%
Porterville, CA has a population of 58,472 and is the 678th largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,159 per sq mi which is 1259% higher than the California average and 3386% higher than the national average. The median age in Porterville is 29 which is approximately 19% lower than the California average of 36. In Porterville, 51% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 45% speak English and 51% speak Spanish. 70% of Porterville residents were born in California, 8% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 22% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Porterville is 1259% higher than California.
  • The median age in Porterville is 19% lower than California.
  • In Porterville 76.50% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Porterville 0.83% of the population is African American.
  • In Porterville 4.57% of the population is Asian.

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Porterville population breakdown by race

African American0.83%5.85%12.63%
American Indian0.92%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.26%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race3.17%4.62%3.06%
Other race13.76%13.28%4.75%
In Porterville, 65.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Porterville, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).