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Portageville, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Portageville had a population of 3,184 as of July 1, 2019. Portageville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Portageville is located at latitude 36.4253 and longitude -89.6995 in New Madrid County. The formal boundaries for the City of Portageville encompass a land area of 2.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. New Madrid County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 285 feet.

The City of Portageville (GNIS ID: 2396256) 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 City of Portageville is located within Township of Portage, a minor civil division (MCD) of New Madrid County.


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Portageville, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Portageville, MO Housing Affordability Index is 216
State of Missouri Housing Affordability Index is 156
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Portageville, MO Wealth Index is 37
State of Missouri Wealth Index is 82
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 3,184 (100%)
Population in Households 3,149 (98.9%)
Population in Families 2,554 (80.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 35 ( 1.1%)
Population Density 1,570
Diversity Index2 38
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,429
Average Household Income $49,019
Per Capita Income $20,402
Wealth Index4 37

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,413 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 739 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 591 (41.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 82 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $90,453
Housing Affordability Index3 216
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,331
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 876
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.15% -0.31%
Households -0.12% -0.27%
Families -0.22% -0.32%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   3.1%

Portageville, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Portageville to the other 1,034 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 194 81st
Population Density # 149 86th
Diversity Index # 98 91st
Median Household Income # 783 24th
Per Capita Income # 782 24th

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