Portersville, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Portersville, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Portersville had a population of 223 as of July 1, 2017. Portersville ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Portersville is located at latitude 40.9243 and longitude -80.1469 in Butler County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Portersville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Butler County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,365 feet.

The Borough of Portersville (GNIS ID: 1215000) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Portersville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Portersville: Stewartsville.

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Portersville, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 223
Daytime Population: Workers 207
Daytime Population: Residents 122
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 329
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.48
Population in Households 223
Population in Familes 177
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 281
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $42,510
Average Household Income $58,281
Per Capita Income $25,602


Total Housing Units 115 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 83 (72.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $94,231
Average Home Value $167,169


Total Households 100
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 65
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.72% -0.36%
Households -0.54% -0.4%
Families -1.95% -0.62%
Median Household Income   3.77%
Per Capita Income   3.28%

Portersville, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Portersville to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1594 10th
Population Density # 1606 9th
Diversity Index # 1376 21st
Median Household Income # 1321 25th
Per Capita Income # 940 47th

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