Portia, AR Profile: Facts & Data

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Portia, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The Town of Portia had a population of 402 as of July 1, 2018. Portia ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Portia is located at latitude 36.0849 and longitude -91.0711 in Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Portia (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lawrence County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 262 feet.

The Town of Portia (GNIS ID: 2407151) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Portia is located within Township of Duty, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lawrence County.


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Portia, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 402
Population in Households 396
Population in Familes 322
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 311
Diversity Index3 10
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,456
Average Household Income $46,658
Per Capita Income $20,396

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 222 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 139 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 45 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $49,643
Average Home Value $58,453
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 184
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 121
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -1.01% -0.76%
Households -1.07% -0.77%
Families -0.58% -0.84%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   2.05%

Portia, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Portia to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 333 39th
Population Density # 344 36th
Diversity Index # 500 8th
Median Household Income # 332 39th
Per Capita Income # 345 36th

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