Porterville, California 

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Population

58,782

+11.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

11.5%

Median Income

$41,267

Median Home Price

$198,400

Best Places to Live in Porterville, California

Small agricultural towns - Central California, southeastern portion of the Central Valley at the foot of the Sierra Nevada. October, May and April are the most pleasant months in Porterville, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Nearby national parks
-Winter climate
-Small town atmosphere
Cons
-Economy
-Arts and culture
-Isolation

Local Listings in Porterville
 $219,900 
17882 Orange Belt Dr Apt A
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1374 SqFt
 $99,000 
14746 Road 191
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 624 SqFt
 $209,900 
1315 Mathew St N
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1467 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Visalia-Porterville Metro Area

This San Joaquin Valley agricultural area is one of the largest producers of oranges and citrus fruits in the world. The flat landscape rises dramatically from flat orchard land to Sequoia National Park, just 50 miles to the east. The downtown areas of both Visalia and Porterville are fairly neat and functional but lack interest.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Porterville
Zip Codes: 93257
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 327 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Porterville is 11.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Porterville jobs have increased by 2.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Porterville's cost of living is 5.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Porterville's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
October, May and April are the most pleasant months in Porterville, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Tulare county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Porterville's population is 58,782 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 11.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Porterville is $198,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.4%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Porterville public schools spend $9,998 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 26.5 students per teacher in Porterville. More Education


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Housing Market in Porterville

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Reviews for Porterville   10 Reviews
Some good...some bad. - 8/4/2017
Porterville is a small town in need of employment opportunities. Our crime rates are par with the rest of the US. The 1st generation immigrants are not the problem, they... Read More

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My experience living in Porterville - 8/30/2015
I moved to Porterville 7 years ago when I moved from the east coast. My first impression was the nice cooler climate with the majestic mountains nearby so it was good... Read More

Small Town - 8/5/2014
Porterville is fine if you want a small town atmosphere with a few communtiy events every year and afforadable homes in good neighborhoods (depending on which side of... Read More


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NEW LISTINGS IN PORTERVILLE
$219,900
17882 Orange Belt Dr Apt A
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$99,000
14746 Road 191
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$209,900
1315 Mathew St N
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$220,000
260 Crestview St N
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$194,900
619 Cottage St S
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$399,000
2306 Wall Ct W
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$255,000
1615 Pioneer Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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