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Get to know the City of Porterville with data. The latest census data shows that our city has grown in population. The increase in population comes with an increase in opportunity for more developments in the interest of providing a higher quality of life to local area residents and the greater commercial region. 


Population Porterville California
Population, 2022 62,345 39,185,605
Population, 2021 estimates, July 1, 2021 (V2021) 62,607 39,538,223
Population, percent change, April 1, 2020 to July 1, 2021 0.20% -0.80%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 62,623 39,538,223

Age Distribution
Age Total
Persons under 5 years, percent 7.10%
Person under 18 years, percent 30.30%
Persons 65 years, percent 12.40%
Female persons, percent 49.40%

Education Level Estimated Percentage
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 71.10%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 12.30%

Description Percentage/Figure
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 61.60%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 55.90%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000) 83,586
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000) 339,845
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 (1,000) 19,312
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000) $619,921
Total retail sales per capita, 2017 $10,475

Families and Living Arrangement
By Households in 2013 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars
Description Figure
Households, 2016-2020 17,649
Persons per household 3.27
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 86.60%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 54.3

DataSource: U.S. Census QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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