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Portola Valley is a town located in San Mateo County, California. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 4,462. Jump to: navigation, search Location in the state of California Formed 1856 Seat Redwood City Area  - Total  - Water 1,919 km² (741 mi²) 756 km² (292 mi²) 39. ... Jump to: navigation, search This article is about the year 2000. ...


Geography

Location of Portola Valley, California

Portola Valley is located at 37°22'30" North, 122°13'7" West (37.375023, -122.218635)1, at the bottom of the eastern slope of the Peninsula Range of the Santa Cruz Mountains. The Windy Hill Open Space Preserve lies to its west. Jump to: navigation, search Image File history File links CAMap-doton-Portola_Valley. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... The Santa Cruz Mountains, part of the Pacific Coast Ranges, are a mountain range in central California. ... Summit of Windy Hill from the Hamm Gulch Trail Windy Hill Open Space Preserve is a regional park located in San Mateo County, California and operated by the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District (MROSD). ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 23.7 km² (9.2 mi²). 23.7 km² (9.1 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ...


Portola Valley is one of the few (perhaps only) school districts that has a school named after a race horse (Ormond).


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 4,462 people, 1,700 households, and 1,268 families residing in the town. The population density is 188.3/km² (487.5/mi²). There are 1,772 housing units at an average density of 74.8/km² (193.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 92.92% White, 0.40% African American, 0.25% Native American, 3.99% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.96% from other races, and 1.43% from two or more races. 3.34% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. Jump to: navigation, search A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... Jump to: navigation, search This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 1,700 households out of which 29.8% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.2% are married couples living together, 4.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 25.4% are non-families. 19.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.58 and the average family size is 2.93. Jump to: navigation, search Marriage is a legal, social, and religious relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the town the population is spread out with 22.9% under the age of 18, 3.2% from 18 to 24, 19.4% from 25 to 44, 33.4% from 45 to 64, and 21.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 48 years. For every 100 females there are 96.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.7 males.


The median income for a household in the town is $158,217, and the median income for a family is $180,893. Males have a median income of $0 versus $92,585 for females. The per capita income for the town is $99,621. 2.3% of the population and 1.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 3.3% of those under the age of 18 and 0.0% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


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Incorporated places of San Mateo County, California
Seal of San Mateo County
County seat Redwood City
Population over 100,000 Daly City
Population less than 100,000 Atherton | Belmont | Brisbane | Burlingame | Colma | East Palo Alto | Foster City | Half Moon Bay | Hillsborough | Menlo Park | Millbrae | Pacifica | Portola Valley | Redwood City | San Bruno | San Carlos | San Mateo | South San Francisco | Woodside

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Portola Valley California Resource Guide, City or community of Portola Valley, California Facts, Information, ... (183 words)
The population of Portola Valley is approximately 4,194 (1990).
The distance from Portola Valley to Washington DC is 2566 miles.
Portola Valley is positioned 37.37 degrees north of the equator and 122.21 degrees west of the prime meridian.
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