Portia Lawrence County, Arkansas

Portia: Human settlement in Lawrence County, Arkansas, United States of America

About

Portia is a city located in the county of Lawrence in the U.S. state of Arkansas. Its population at the 2010 census was 437 and a population density of 131 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 399 inhabitants.

Portia Quick Facts

Population : 399 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Arkansas (United States)
County : Lawrence County
Postal code : 72457
Phone Area Codes : 870
Area : 3.34 km2
Water as percent of area : 0%
Land as percent of area : 100%
Altitude : 259 feet / 79 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 20:41:55 (27th May 2022)
Density : 119 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -9.52% (2010-2020)

Geography

Portia is located at 36°5'11"N 91°4'2"W (36.0864600, -91.0673500).

Portia map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Portia decreased by 9.52% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 437 - census
2011 432 -1.16% estimation process
2012 425 -1.65% estimation process
2013 425 0% estimation process
2013 425 0% estimation process
2014 422 -0.71% estimation process
2015 416 -1.44% estimation process
2016 413 -0.73% estimation process
2017 410 -0.73% estimation process
2018 406 -0.99% estimation process
2019 405 -0.25% estimation process
2020 399 -1.5% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 6,645
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 6,637
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 0.1%
April 1, 2020 Population : 7,371
April 1, 2010 Population : 6,608
People under 5 years old, percentage : 8.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 25.2%
People over 65 (%) : 16.9%
Female persons, % : 52.1%
White only, percent : 94.2%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.1%
Asians alone % : 0.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.9%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 92.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 339
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.8%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 56.9%

Portia zip code is 72457. County name: Lawrence, County fips: 05075

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 56.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $80,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $711
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $282
2015-2019 median gross rent : $620
2015-2019 Households : 2,748
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.29
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 73.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 83.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 70.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 82.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 16.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 42.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 14,031
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 158,061
2012 total retail sales per capita : $23,960
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $34,628
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $22,889
Percentage of people living in poverty : 23.2%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 787
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 370
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 259
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 37
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 708
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 63
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 683
2010 population per square mile : 897.8
2010 land area in square miles : 7.36
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 58.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $114,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,257
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $420
2015-2019 median gross rent : $740
2015-2019 Households : 2,219
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.35
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 90.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 7.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 71.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 67.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 83.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.1%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 9,809
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 101,677
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 208,675
2012 total retail sales per capita : $38,395
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 31.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $42,294
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $23,050
Percentage of people living in poverty : 23.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 504
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 256
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 149
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 459
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 450
2010 population per square mile : 3,388.6
2010 land area in square miles : 1.62

Schools in Portia

College & universities near Portia, AR

Code Name City ZIP
107877 Williams Baptist University Walnut Ridge (AR) 72476
106625 Black River Technical College Pocahontas (AR) 72455
106810 Crowley's Ridge College Paragould (AR) 72450

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Portia, AR

Code Name Address Type
WNR Walnut Ridge 109 Southwest Front Street RAIL
PBF Poplar Bluff 400 South Main St. RAIL

Post offices near Portia

Post Office Name City ZIP
Portia Post Office Portia (AR) 72457

Other cities in Lawrence County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Lawrence County , AR.

City Name Population Title
Walnut Ridge 4,673 City in Arkansas
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Imboden 617 Human settlement in Lawrence County, Arkansas, United States of America
Black Rock 590 City in Lawrence County, Arkansas, US
Ravenden 446 Human settlement in Lawrence County, Arkansas, United States of America
Lynn 259 Town in Lawrence County, Arkansas, United States
Sedgwick 165 Town in Arkansas
Alicia 126 Human settlement in Lawrence County, Arkansas, United States of America
Minturn 104 Town in Lawrence County, Arkansas, United States
Powhatan 66 Human settlement in Lawrence County, Arkansas, United States of America