Porterdale, GA

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Porterdale Profile


Overview

Porterdale is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 1,478 people and just one neighborhood, Porterdale is the 287th largest community in Georgia. Porterdale has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Occupations and Workforce

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Porterdale is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.70% of the Porterdale workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Porterdale is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Porterdale who work in office and administrative support (17.85%), sales jobs (11.50%), and food service (8.77%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Porterdale Demographics

The population of Porterdale has a very low overall level of education: only 9.95% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.

The per capita income in Porterdale in 2018 was $15,540, which is low income relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $62,160 for a family of four.

Porterdale is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Porterdale home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Porterdale residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Porterdale include Irish, English, German, Dutch, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Porterdale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source
Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Porterdale, GA HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Demographics Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Migration & Mobility

 

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source
Crime Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
    Porterdale
    Georgia

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Porterdale VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 28.3
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Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to GA* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Alcovy High School
14567 Highway 36
Covington, GA 30014
09-12
Clements Middle School
66 Jack Neely Rd
Covington, GA 30016
06-08
Heard-Mixon Elementary School
14110 Highway 36
Covington, GA 30014
PK-05
Indian Creek Middle School
11051 Covington By Pass Rd
Covington, GA 30014
06-08
Liberty Middle School
5225 Salem Rd
Covington, GA 30016
06-08
Livingston Elementary School
3657 Highway 81 S
Covington, GA 30016
PK-05
Middle Ridge Elementary School
11649 Covington By Pass Rd
Covington, GA 30014
PK-05
Newton College And Career Academy School
144 Ram Dr
Covington, GA 30014
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Newton High School
1 Ram Way
Covington, GA 30014
09-12
Porterdale Elementary School
45 Ram Dr
Covington, GA 30014
PK-05
South Salem Elementary School
5335 Salem Rd
Covington, GA 30016
PK-05
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

NEWTON COUNTY


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Georgia

(10 is best)

Better than of GA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 67.5% 60.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 58.4% 55.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.2% 5.3%

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