Portageville is a very small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 3,154 people and just one neighborhood, Portageville is the 186th largest community in Missouri.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Portageville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Portageville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Portageville is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Portageville who work in teaching (11.11%), sales jobs (10.52%) and management occupations (7.07%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Portageville’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
One of the benefits of Portageville is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.97 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
As is often the case in a small city, Portageville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.