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Demographics Analysis

The people of Portola Valley Town, California give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Portola Valley Town, California)

Male:

Under 5 years : 179

5 to 9 years : 331

10 to 14 years : 198

15 to 17 years : 93

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 15

21 years : 8

22 to 24 years : 27

25 to 29 years : 25

30 to 34 years : 13

35 to 39 years : 64

40 to 44 years : 222

45 to 49 years : 137

50 to 54 years : 178

55 to 59 years : 176

60 and 61 years : 94

62 to 64 years : 44

65 and 66 years : 44

67 to 69 years : 39

70 to 74 years : 90

75 to 79 years : 117

80 to 84 years : 141

85 years and over : 48

Female:

Under 5 years : 146

5 to 9 years : 104

10 to 14 years : 103

15 to 17 years : 55

18 and 19 years : 14

20 years : 8

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 0

25 to 29 years : 40

30 to 34 years : 47

35 to 39 years : 90

40 to 44 years : 251

45 to 49 years : 192

50 to 54 years : 188

55 to 59 years : 150

60 and 61 years : 108

62 to 64 years : 49

65 and 66 years : 73

67 to 69 years : 35

70 to 74 years : 59

75 to 79 years : 85

80 to 84 years : 262

85 years and over : 109


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Portola Valley Town, California)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,987

Multiple ancestry : 2,327

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 16

Ancestry not reported : 121


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Portola Valley Town, California)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 3,824

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 27

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 406

Not a U.S. citizen : 194


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Portola Valley Town, California)

Total:

Under 5 years : 325

5 to 17 years : 884

18 to 24 years : 72

25 to 34 years : 125

35 to 44 years : 627

45 to 54 years : 695

55 to 59 years : 326

60 and 61 years : 202

62 to 64 years : 93

65 to 74 years : 340

75 years and over : 762

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 325

5 to 17 years : 793

18 to 24 years : 72

25 to 34 years : 35

35 to 44 years : 252

45 to 54 years : 242

55 to 59 years : 91

60 and 61 years : 54

62 to 64 years : 44

65 to 74 years : 79

75 years and over : 257

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 78

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 35

35 to 44 years : 157

45 to 54 years : 365

55 to 59 years : 183

60 and 61 years : 96

62 to 64 years : 34

65 to 74 years : 204

75 years and over : 428

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 13

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 14

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 55

35 to 44 years : 218

45 to 54 years : 74

55 to 59 years : 52

60 and 61 years : 52

62 to 64 years : 15

65 to 74 years : 57

75 years and over : 77


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Portola Valley Town, California)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,313

Female : 931

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 644

Female : 936

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 14

Female : 13

Foreign born:

Male : 312

Female : 288


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Portola Valley Town, California)

Born in state of residence : 1,904

Born in other state in the United States : 1,567

Native: born outside the United States : 27

Foreign born : 442


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Portola Valley Town, California)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 329

Now married, except separated : 786

Divorced : 62

Separated : 10

Widowed : 60

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 147

Now married, except separated : 970

Divorced : 177

Separated : 15

Widowed : 220

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 14

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 123

Now married, except separated : 395

Divorced : 42

Separated : 10

Widowed : 30


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Portola Valley Town, California)

Speak only English : 3,546

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 110

Speak English less than "very well" : 47

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 58

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 43

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Portuguese or Portuguese Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 14

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 26

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 68

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Russian:

Speak English "very well" : 15

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 115

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Japanese:

Speak English "very well" : 14

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Vietnamese:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Hungarian:

Speak English "very well" : 21

Speak English less than "very well" : 21

Hebrew:

Speak English "very well" : 16

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Portola Valley Town, California

  • English: 930   (17.6%)
  • German: 704   (13.3%)
  • Other Groups: 593   (11.2%)
  • Irish: 514   (9.7%)
  • European: 330   (6.2%)
  • Italian: 287   (5.4%)
  • French (except Basque): 262   (5.0%)
  • Scottish: 243   (4.6%)
  • Swedish: 165   (3.1%)
  • Norwegian: 154   (2.9%)
  • United States Or American: 129   (2.4%)
  • Polish: 122   (2.3%)
  • Russian: 121   (2.3%)
  • Dutch: 94   (1.8%)
  • British: 89   (1.7%)
  • Welsh: 67   (1.3%)
  • Scotch-irish: 64   (1.2%)
  • Hungarian: 47   (0.9%)
  • Danish: 39   (0.7%)
  • Swiss: 38   (0.7%)
  • French Canadian: 35   (0.7%)
  • Czech: 34   (0.6%)
  • Yugoslavian: 27   (0.5%)
  • Brazilian: 25   (0.5%)
  • Austrian: 21   (0.4%)
  • Arab: 16   (0.3%)
  • Israeli: 16   (0.3%)
  • Greek: 13   (0.2%)
  • New Zealander: 12   (0.2%)
  • Slovak: 10   (0.2%)
  • Finnish: 10   (0.2%)
  • Basque: 10   (0.2%)
  • Subsaharan African: 9   (0.2%)
  • Portuguese: 8   (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 8   (0.2%)
  • Northern European: 8   (0.2%)
  • Belgian: 8   (0.2%)
  • Turkish: 8   (0.2%)
  • Lithuanian: 7   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 7   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Portola Valley Town, California is 4,451



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Portola Valley Town, California: 2,283
Female Population in Portola Valley Town, California: 2,168


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Portola Valley Town, California: 43.8
Median Female Resident Age in Portola Valley Town, California: 50.8


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of California is 35


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Portola Valley Town, California


White


Both sexes

52.4

Male

51.3

Female

53.6

Black or African American


Both sexes

61.5

Male

64.5

Female

58.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

49.5

Male

64.5

Female

41.8

Asian


Both sexes

47.5

Male

46.5

Female

48.2

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

13.5

Male

13.5

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

31.5

Male

29.0

Female

34.3

Two or More Races


Both sexes

11.7

Male

10.6

Female

15.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

40.3

Male

40.0

Female

41.2

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

52.8

Male

51.6

Female

53.9


(updated 2010)



Races in Portola Valley Town, California


  • White: 3,940
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 12
  • Asian: 177
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 322



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Portola Valley Town, California citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Portola Valley Town, California

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 9   (0.59%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 9th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 10th Grade: 8   (0.52%)
  • 11th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 8   (0.52%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 43   (2.8%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 15   (0.98%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 48   (3.12%)
  • Associate Degree: 74   (4.81%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 518   (33.68%)
  • Master's Degree: 390   (25.36%)
  • Professional School Degree: 214   (13.91%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 211   (13.72%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 9   (0.51%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 9th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 10th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 11th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 8   (0.45%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 109   (6.12%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 45   (2.53%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 205   (11.51%)
  • Associate Degree: 168   (9.43%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 691   (38.8%)
  • Master's Degree: 307   (17.24%)
  • Professional School Degree: 160   (8.98%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 79   (4.44%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Portola Valley Town, California

  • Portola Valley Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: 4575 Alpine Rd., Portola Valley, CA 94028, Phone: (650) 851-1777, Students: 674 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Portola Valley Town, California

  • Corte Madera Elementary


    ( Grades: 4-8, Location: 4575 Alpine Rd., Portola Valley, CA 94028, Phone: (650) 851-1777, Students: 360 )

  • Ormondale Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-3, Location: 200 Shawnee Pass, Portola Valley, CA 94028, Phone: (650) 851-1777, Students: 314 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Portola Valley Town, California

  • Woodside Priory School


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: 302 Portola Road, Portola Valley, CA 94028, Phone: (650) 851-8221, Students: 340 )

  • Woodland School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 360 La Cuesta Drive, Portola Valley, CA 94028, Phone: (650) 854-9065, Students: 171 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Portola Valley Town, California

  • Portola Valley Library


    765 Portola Road, Portola Valley, CA 94028

(updated 2012)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Portola Valley Town, California affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Portola Valley Town, California.

Area Features of Portola Valley Town, California


Building


(1) California Department Of Forestry And Fire Protection Station 58 Skylonda Fire Station   (2) Portola Valley Branch San Mateo County Library   (3) Portola Valley Town Hall   (4) San Mateo County Jail   (5) Woodside Fire Protection District Station 8  

Church


(1) Christ Episcopal Church   (2) Our Lady Of The Wayside Roman Catholic Church   (3) Valley United Presbyterian Church   (4) Woodside Priory  

Civil


(1) Ca Ada Del Corte De Madera   (2) El Corte De Madera   (3) Town Of Portola Valley  

Dam


(1) Searsville 614 Dam  

Flat


(1) The Meadows  

Lake


(1) Pearsons Pond   (2) Schilling Lake  

Locale


(1) Allen Lookout   (2) Bowman Ranch   (3) Pony Tracks Ranch   (4) Rancho Corte Madera   (5) Woodhaven Camp  

Mine


(1) Langley Hill Quarry   (2) New Page Mill Quarries Historical  

Park


(1) Casa De Tableta State Historic Landmark   (2) Coal Creek Open Space   (3) Frog Pond Park   (4) Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve   (5) La Honda Creek Open Space Preserve   (6) Searsville Historical Marker   (7) Thornewood Open Space Preserve   (8) Windy Hill Open Space   (9) Wunderlich County Park  

Populated Place


(1) Los Trancos Woods   (2) Portola Valley   (3) Searsville Historical   (4) Sky Londa   (5) Vista Verde   (6) Westridge   (7) Woodside Highlands  

Reservoir


(1) Searsville Lake  

Ridge


(1) Coal Mine Ridge   (2) Jasper Ridge   (3) Spring Ridge  

School


(1) Corte Madera School   (2) Ormondale Elementary School   (3) Portola School   (4) Woodside Priory School  

Stream


(1) Alambique Creek   (2) Bear Creek   (3) Bull Run Creek   (4) Coal Creek   (5) Corte Madera Creek   (6) Damiani Creek   (7) Langley Creek   (8) Martin Creek   (9) Sausal Creek   (10) Spanish Ranch Creek   (11) Weeks Creek   (12) Woodruff Creek  

Summit


(1) Kelly Hill   (2) Langley Hill   (3) Mount Melville   (4) Windy Hill  

Trail


(1) Alambique Trail   (2) Meadow Trail   (3) Trappers Trail  

Valley


(1) Bozzo Gulch   (2) Hamms Gulch   (3) Jones Gulch   (4) Neils Gulch   (5) Portola Valley   (6) Rengstorff Gulch  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Portola Valley Town, California

94028 (pop. 6,595)


Cities Nearby Portola Valley Town, California

Woodside Town, CA  (pop. 5,486) 3.9 Miles
West Menlo Park Cdp, CA  (pop. 3,944) 4.1 Miles
Stanford Cdp, CA  (pop. 13,734) 4.4 Miles
Los Altos Hills Town, CA  (pop. 8,442) 4.5 Miles
West Santa Clara Ccd, CA  (pop. 8,360) 5.3 Miles
Palo Alto City, CA  (pop. 66,029) 5.8 Miles
Atherton Town, CA  (pop. 7,269) 5.9 Miles
Menlo Park City, CA  (pop. 32,808) 5.9 Miles
Los Altos City, CA  (pop. 29,707) 6.7 Miles
Loyola Cdp, CA  (pop. 3,113) 6.7 Miles



Area Code(s) in Portola Valley Town, California

650



Elevation in Portola Valley Town, California is 522.0 ft. (159.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Portola Valley Town, California

Lat: 37.375023 N        Long: -122.218635 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Portola Valley Town, California need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In California

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.98 9.46 7.28 4.53 0.00 8.84
  Total Electric Industry 9.98 9.46 7.28 4.53 0.00 8.84
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.79 10.04 7.58 5.05 0.00 9.42
  Total Electric Industry 10.79 10.04 7.58 5.05 0.00 9.42
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.07 10.33 7.59 5.54 0.00 9.66
  Total Electric Industry 11.07 10.33 7.59 5.54 0.00 9.66
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.30 10.46 7.33 5.05 0.00 9.69
  Total Electric Industry 11.30 10.46 7.33 5.05 0.00 9.69
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.43 10.90 7.09 5.00 0.00 9.78
  Total Electric Industry 11.43 10.90 7.09 5.00 0.00 9.78
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.61 10.49 7.37 6.73 0.00 9.91
  Total Electric Industry 11.61 10.49 7.37 6.73 0.00 9.91
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.33 9.83 6.97 6.45 0.00 9.48
  Total Electric Industry 11.33 9.83 6.97 6.45 0.00 9.48
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.50 9.98 6.95 7.50 0.00 9.54
  Total Electric Industry 11.50 9.98 6.95 7.50 0.00 9.54
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.60 9.66 6.59 5.06 0.00 9.03
  Total Electric Industry 10.60 9.66 6.59 5.06 0.00 9.03
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 4.10 3.65 3.00 3.28 0.00 3.28
  Full-Service Providers 10.71 10.05 7.16 4.16 0.00 9.34
  Total Electric Industry 10.64 9.44 6.27 4.15 0.00 8.75
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 13.64 7.82 6.78 9.36 0.00 7.63
  Full-Service Providers 10.85 10.55 7.22 4.79 0.00 9.66
  Total Electric Industry 10.89 10.25 7.14 4.87 0.00 9.47
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.48 1.35 2.08 2.09 0.00 1.67
  Energy-Only Providers 13.21 8.02 7.49 10.78 0.00 8.21
  Full-Service Providers 12.08 12.41 9.54 8.47 0.00 11.41
  Total Electric Industry 12.09 12.15 9.23 8.48 0.00 11.22
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 5.80 3.57 2.17 5.73 0.00 2.95
  Energy-Only Providers 8.12 6.00 6.18 17.16 0.00 6.14
  Full-Service Providers 12.63 13.84 10.23 6.53 0.00 12.52
  Total Electric Industry 12.64 13.36 9.81 6.60 0.00 12.19
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 5.43 3.90 2.72 0.00 0.47 3.33
  Energy-Only Providers 7.41 5.76 6.18 0.00 3.47 5.94
  Full-Service Providers 12.23 12.83 9.79 0.00 7.38 12.05
  Total Electric Industry 12.23 12.48 9.59 0.00 5.80 11.78
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 5.66 4.31 3.14 0.00 0.50 3.72
  Energy-Only Providers 6.88 5.90 5.95 0.00 3.59 5.90
  Full-Service Providers 12.20 11.81 9.33 0.00 8.03 11.53
  Total Electric Industry 12.20 11.64 9.27 0.00 6.42 11.35
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.42 4.62 3.48 0.00 0.50 4.07
  Energy-Only Providers 9.52 6.83 6.68 0.00 3.95 6.75
  Full-Service Providers 12.49 11.97 9.39 0.00 8.11 11.71
  Total Electric Industry 12.51 11.92 9.55 0.00 6.55 11.63
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.79 4.92 3.54 0.00 0.55 4.27
  Energy-Only Providers 10.57 7.66 7.17 0.00 3.82 7.41
  Full-Service Providers 14.32 12.93 9.95 0.00 7.66 12.92
  Total Electric Industry 14.33 12.90 10.09 0.00 6.29 12.82

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Portola Valley Town, California

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 10   (0.6%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 19   (1.1%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 22   (1.3%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 59   (3.4%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 113   (6.4%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 210   (12.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 302   (17.2%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 445   (25.4%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 128   (7.3%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 229   (13.1%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 81   (4.6%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 24   (1.4%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 77   (4.4%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 35   (2.0%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Portola Valley Town, California)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,128

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 12

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 14

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 11

Walked : 87

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 161


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Portola Valley Town, California)

Less than 5 minutes : 14

5 to 9 minutes : 162

10 to 14 minutes : 90

15 to 19 minutes : 306

20 to 24 minutes : 232

25 to 29 minutes : 102

30 to 34 minutes : 174

35 to 39 minutes : 22

40 to 44 minutes : 43

45 to 59 minutes : 39

60 to 89 minutes : 57

90 or more minutes : 11


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Portola Valley Town, California)

With Social Security income : 692

No Social Security income : 997


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Portola Valley Town, California)

With retirement income : 378

No retirement income : 1,311


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Portola Valley Town, California)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 8

$30,000 to $34,999 : 11

$35,000 to $39,999 : 12

$40,000 to $44,999 : 14

$45,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 61

$60,000 to $74,999 : 0

$75,000 to $99,999 : 109

$100,000 to $124,999 : 101

$125,000 to $149,999 : 37

$150,000 to $199,999 : 181

$200,000 or more : 572


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Portola Valley Town, California)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $206,250


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Portola Valley Town, California

  • KIQI (1010 AM; 10.0 kW; Oakland, CA; Owner: Multicultural Radio Broadcasting Licensee, Llc)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35.0 kW; Oakland, CA; Owner: Multicultural Radio Broadcasting Licensee, Llc)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50.0 kW; San Lorenzo, CA; Owner: Susquehanna Radio Corp.)
  • KSCO (1080 AM; 5.0 kW; Santa Cruz, CA; Owner: Zwerling Broadcasting System, Ltd)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50.0 kW; Hayward, CA; Owner: New Inspiration Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50.0 kW; San Jose, CA; Owner: Univision Radio License Corporation)
  • KNTS (1220 AM; 5.0 kW; East Palo Alto, CA; Owner: Sca-palo Alto, Llc)
  • KNTS (1220 AM; 50.0 kW; Hayward, CA; Owner: Sca-palo Alto, Llc)
  • KSFB (1260 AM; 5.0 kW; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Ihr Educational Broadcasting)
  • KMKY (1310 AM; 5.0 kW; Oakland, CA; Owner: Rd San Francisco Assets, Llc)
  • KOMY (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Santa Cruz, CA; Owner: Zwerling Broadcasting System, Ltd)
  • KZSF (1370 AM; 5.0 kW; San Jose, CA; Owner: Carlos A. Duharte)
  • KVVN (1430 AM; 2.5 kW; San Jose, CA; Owner: Urban Radio Iii, L.l.c.)
  • KEST (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Multicultural Radio Broadcasting Licensee, Llc)
  • KSJX (1500 AM; 5.0 kW; San Jose, CA; Owner: Multicultural Radio Broadcasting Licensee, Llc)
  • KPIG (1510 AM; 8.0 kW; Oakland, CA; Owner: Mapleton License Of San Francisco, Llc)
  • KYCY (1550 AM; 10.0 kW; Belmont, CA; Owner: Cbs Radio East Inc.)
  • KLIV (1590 AM; 5.0 kW; San Jose, CA; Owner: Empire Broadcasting)
  • KSFO (560 AM; 5.0 kW; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Radio License Holding Viii, Llc)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50.0 kW; Redwood City, CA; Owner: Knbr Lico, Inc.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50.0 kW; Fremont, CA; Owner: Radio License Holding Viii, Llc)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50.0 kW; Pleasanton, CA; Owner: Pappas Radio Of California, A California L. P.)
  • KKGN (960 AM; 5.0 kW; Oakland, CA; Owner: Amfm Broadcasting Licenses, Llc)

FM Radio Stations Near Portola Valley Town, California

  • KIOI (101.3 FM; Colma, CA; Owner: Amfm Broadcasting Licenses, Llc)
  • KBLX-FM (102.9 FM; Colma, CA; Owner: Urban Radio Iii, L.l.c.)
  • KSCU (103.3 FM; Santa Clara, CA; Owner: Santa Clara University)
  • KKSF (103.7 FM; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Amfm Broadcasting Licenses, Llc)
  • KFOG (104.5 FM; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Kffg Lico, Inc.)
  • KCNL (104.9 FM; San Jose, CA; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • KCNL (104.9 FM; San Jose, CA; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • KITS (105.3 FM; Colma, CA; Owner: Cbs Radio East Inc.)
  • KVVF (105.7 FM; San Jose, CA; Owner: Univision Radio License Corporation)
  • KMEL (106.1 FM; Colma, CA; Owner: Amfm Broadcasting Licenses, Llc)
  • KEZR (106.5 FM; San Jose, CA; Owner: Nm Licensing Llc)
  • KSAN (107.7 FM; Colma, CA; Owner: Susquehanna Radio Corp.)
  • KSFH (87.9 FM; Mountain View, CA; Owner: St. Francis High School Of Mountain View)
  • KZSC (88.1 FM; Santa Cruz, CA; Owner: The Regents Of The University Of California)
  • KQED-FM (88.5 FM; Colma, CA; Owner: Northern California Public Broadcasting Inc)
  • KCEA (89.1 FM; San Carlos, CA; Owner: Sequoia Union High School District)
  • KLSI (89.3 FM; Montara, CA; Owner: Educational Public Radio, Inc.)
  • KMTG (89.3 FM; San Jose, CA; Owner: San Jose Unified School District)
  • KOHL (89.3 FM; Fremont, CA; Owner: Fremont-newark Community College District)
  • NEW (89.3 FM; Santa Cruz, CA; Owner: Pataphysical Broadcasting Foundation, Inc.)
  • KPOO (89.5 FM; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Poor People's Radio, Inc.)
  • KFJC (89.7 FM; Los Altos, CA; Owner: Foothill-de Anza Community College District)
  • KCRH (89.9 FM; Hayward, CA; Owner: South County Community College District)
  • KFER (89.9 FM; Santa Cruz, CA; Owner: Santa Cruz Educational Broadcasting Foundation)
  • KZSU (90.1 FM; Palo Alto, CA; Owner: The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior Univ.)
  • KUSF (90.3 FM; San Francisco, CA; Owner: University Of San Francisco)
  • KSJS (90.5 FM; San Jose, CA; Owner: San Jose State University)
  • KSRI (90.7 FM; Santa Cruz, CA; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • KCSM (91.1 FM; San Mateo, CA; Owner: San Mateo County Community College District)
  • KALW (91.7 FM; San Francisco, CA; Owner: San Francisco Unified School Dist.)
  • KSJO (92.3 FM; San Jose, CA; Owner: Citicasters Licenses, L.p.)
  • KNGY (92.7 FM; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Flying Bear Licensing Llc)
  • KNGY (92.7 FM; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Flying Bear Licensing Llc)
  • KRZZ (93.3 FM; San Leandro, CA; Owner: Krzz Licensing, Llc)
  • KBAY (94.5 FM; San Jose, CA; Owner: Nm Licensing Llc)
  • KYLD (94.9 FM; Colma, CA; Owner: Amfm Broadcasting Licenses, Llc)
  • KRTY (95.3 FM; Los Gatos, CA; Owner: Krty, Ltd.)
  • KBWF (95.7 FM; Colma, CA; Owner: Entercom San Francisco License, Llc)
  • KOIT-FM (96.5 FM; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Entercom San Francisco License, Llc)
  • KFFG (97.7 FM; Cupertino, CA; Owner: Kffg Lico, Inc.)
  • KUFX (98.5 FM; Los Gatos, CA; Owner: Citicasters Licenses, L.p.)
  • KSOL (98.9 FM; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Tms License California, Inc)
  • KMVQ-FM (99.7 FM; Colma, CA; Owner: Cbs Radio Kmvq-fm Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Portola Valley Town, California

  • KNTV (Channel 11; Colma, CA; Owner: Nbc Telemundo License Co.)
  • KDTV (Channel 14; Fremont, CA; Owner: Kdtv License Partnership, G.p.)
  • KTVU (Channel 2; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Ktvu Partnership)
  • KBWB (Channel 20; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Kbwb License, Inc.)
  • KTSF (Channel 26; Colma, CA; Owner: Lincoln Broadcasting Company,)
  • 931101KG (Channel 32; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Bay Area Multicultural Tele. Assoc.)
  • KMTP-TV (Channel 32; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Minority Television Project)
  • KICU-TV (Channel 36; Milpitas, CA; Owner: Ktvu Partnership)
  • KCNS (Channel 38; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Mtb San Francisco Licensee Llc)
  • KRON-TV (Channel 4; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Young Broadcasting Of San Francisco, Inc.)
  • KBCW (Channel 44; San Francisco, CA; Owner: San Francisco Television Station Kbcw Inc)
  • KSTS (Channel 48; Fremont, CA; Owner: Nbc Telemundo License Co.)
  • KSTS (Channel 48; Fremont, CA; Owner: Nbc Telemundo License Co.)
  • KPIX-TV (Channel 5; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Cbs Broadcasting Inc.)
  • KTEH (Channel 54; Milpitas, CA; Owner: Northern California Public Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KCSM-TV (Channel 60; Colma, CA; Owner: San Mateo County Community College District)
  • KFSF-TV (Channel 66; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Telefutura San Francisco Llc)
  • KGO-TV (Channel 7; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Kgo Television, Inc.)
  • KQED (Channel 9; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Northern California)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Portola Valley Town, California

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 911  (76.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 46  (3.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 181  (15.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 7  (0.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 32  (2.7%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 531  (65.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 62  (7.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 206  (25.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 19 Farms In Portola Valley Town, California


(updated 2008)



Banks In Portola Valley Town, California

Jpmorgan Chase Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2b
    Industry Specialization: International
    Total Offices: 5,679

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Portola Valley Town, California

  • Palo Alto Airport of Santa Clara County


    (about 8.3 miles in East Palo Alto, California; Airport Code: PAO)

  • San Carlos Airport


    (about 9.6 miles in Redwood City, California; Airport Code: SQL)

  • Moffett Federal Airfield


    (about 9.7 miles in Moffett Field, California; Airport Code: NUQ)

  • Moffett Field NAS


    (about 9.8 miles in Moffett Field, California; Airport Code: NUQ)

  • San Jose International


    (about 15.3 miles in Santa Clara, California; Airport Code: SJC)

  • Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International


    (about 15.3 miles in Santa Clara, California; Airport Code: SJC)

  • Half Moon Bay Airport


    (about 17.8 miles in El Granada, California; Airport Code: HAF)

  • San Francisco International


    (about 18.9 miles in San Francisco, California; Airport Code: SFO)

  • Hayward Executive


    (about 20.3 miles in Hayward, California; Airport Code: HWD)

  • Hayward Air Terminal


    (about 20.3 miles in San Lorenzo, California; Airport Code: HWD)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Portola Valley Town, California

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

79.84%

Carpooled

5.52%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

3.50%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

11.14%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Portola Valley Town, California, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Portola Valley Town, California)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,012

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 7

Female householder, no husband present : 87

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 483

Householder not living alone : 100


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Portola Valley Town, California)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 10

Female householder and female partner : 52

Female householder and male partner : 52

All other households : 1,575


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Portola Valley Town, California)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 934

Renter-occupied housing units : 78

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 7

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 79

Renter-occupied housing units : 8

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 225

Renter-occupied housing units : 358


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Portola Valley Town, California)

Less than $10,000 : 88

$10,000 to $14,999 : 22

$15,000 to $19,999 : 25

$20,000 to $24,999 : 55

$25,000 to $29,999 : 41

$30,000 to $34,999 : 11

$35,000 to $39,999 : 12

$40,000 to $44,999 : 42

$45,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 115

$60,000 to $74,999 : 10

$75,000 to $99,999 : 186

$100,000 to $124,999 : 125

$125,000 to $149,999 : 23

$150,000 to $199,999 : 226

$200,000 or more : 708


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Portola Valley Town, California)

Total : 1,843


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Portola Valley Town, California)

Occupied : 1,689

Vacant : 154


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Portola Valley Town, California)

Median number of rooms : 7


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Portola Valley Town, California)

Built 2005 or later : 13

Built 2000 to 2004 : 47

Built 1990 to 1999 : 58

Built 1980 to 1989 : 247

Built 1970 to 1979 : 241

Built 1960 to 1969 : 714

Built 1950 to 1959 : 317

Built 1940 to 1949 : 95

Built 1939 or earlier : 111


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Portola Valley Town, California)

Utility gas : 1,474

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 0

Electricity : 127

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 88

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Portola Valley Town, California)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 0

$80,000 to $89,999 : 0

$90,000 to $99,999 : 0

$100,000 to $124,999 : 0

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $174,999 : 0

$175,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 to $249,999 : 0

$250,000 to $299,999 : 31

$300,000 to $399,999 : 14

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 43

$1,000,000 or more : 1,157


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Portola Valley Town, California)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 24

Home equity loan only : 357

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 412

Housing units without a mortgage : 452


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Portola Valley Town, California)

Built 2005 or later : $1,000,001

Built 2000 to 2004 : $1,000,001

Built 1990 to 1999 : $1,000,001

Built 1980 to 1989 : $1,000,001

Built 1970 to 1979 : $1,000,001

Built 1960 to 1969 : $1,000,001

Built 1950 to 1959 : $1,000,001

Built 1940 to 1949 : $1,000,001

Built 1939 or earlier : $1,000,001


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Portola Valley Town, California: 71.8%

Percentage of Family Households in California: 68.7%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Portola Valley Town, California

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 79.55%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 20.45%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Portola Valley Town, CA): $158,217
Median Household Income In 2000 (California): $47,493


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Portola Valley Town): $1,000,001
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (California): $198,900


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Portola Valley Town): $2,001
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (California): $747


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Portola Valley Town, California

Utility Gas: 87.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 1.3%
Electricity: 9.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 1.6%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Portola Valley Town, California are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Portola Valley Town, California

Kaiser Foundation Hospitals Hha-santa Clara


     Address: 10080 North Wolfe Road, Suite Sw3-100, Cupertino, California 95014
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 1/1/1990

Pathways Home Health & Hospice


     Address: 585 North Mary Avenue, Sunnyvale, California 94085
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 2/28/1977

Rehab At Home, Inc


     Address: 1301 Shoreway Road, Suite 190, Belmont, California 94002
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 3/5/2002

Sutter Visiting Nurse Associat


     Address: 700 S. Claremont Street, #220, San Mateo, California 94402
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 10/1/2002

Accentcare Home Health Of The Bay Area, Inc


     Address: 1065 E Hillsdale Blvd, Suite 100, Foster City, California 94404
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/10/1992

Hospitals Close To Portola Valley Town, California

Stanford Hospital


     Address: 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, California 94305
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Menlo Park Surgical Hospital


     Address: 570 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California 94025
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Sequoia Hospital


     Address: 170 Alameda De Las Pulgas, Redwood City, California 94062
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Kaiser Foundation Hospital - Redwood City


     Address: 1150 Veterans Blvd, Redwood City, California 94063
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

El Camino Hospital


     Address: 2500 Grant Road, Mountain View, California 94040
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Portola Valley Town, California

Sequoias, The


     Address: 501 Portola Road, Portola Valley, California 94028
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 30
     Percent Occupied: 63%

Los Altos Sub-acute And Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 809 Fremont Avenue, Los Altos, California 94024
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 138
     Percent Occupied: 91%

Pilgrim Haven Health Facility


     Address: 373 Pine Lane, Los Altos, California 94022
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 60
     Percent Occupied: 91%

Palo Alto Nursing Center


     Address: 911 Bryant Street, Palo Alto, California 94303
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 56
     Percent Occupied: 85%

Lytton Gardens Health Care Ctr


     Address: 437 Webster Street, Palo Alto, California 94301
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 133
     Percent Occupied: 92%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Portola Valley Town, California

Name: General Electric
Address: 171 Curtner Avenue; San Jose, CA 95125
Distance: 19 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Portola Valley Town, California

    Retired Workers: 1,100
    Disabled Workers: 25
    Widowers Workers: 150
    Spouses Workers: 175
    Children Workers: 35


(updated 2007)



San Mateo County, California Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 69.48%
  • Bush & Cheney 29.25%
  • Other 1.27%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Portola Valley Town, California citizens.

Relocation to San Mateo County, CA

7.22 % of San Mateo County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $75,468

California Average 5.75 %

0.19 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $47,715

California Average 0.21 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to San Mateo County, CA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • San Francisco County , CA 1.99 % ($65,876 AGI )
  • Santa Clara County , CA 1.19 % ($105,470 AGI )
  • Alameda County , CA 0.71 % ($60,283 AGI )

Relocation away from San Mateo County, CA

8.12 % of San Mateo County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $83,253

California Average 6.27 %

0.12 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $76,622

California Average 0.11 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from San Mateo County, CA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Santa Clara County , CA 1.46 % ($108,860 AGI )
  • San Francisco County , CA 1.45 % ($68,160 AGI )
  • Alameda County , CA 1.05 % ($61,599 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in California

Low Bracket: $6,827 (1.00%)
High Bracket: $44,815 (9.30%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in California

7.25%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Portola Valley Town, California is based on over 50 years of data.























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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Portola Valley Town, California directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In California

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
102,616 86,846 87,706 66,041 63,500 86,912 123,821 0 80,848 82,147


(updated 2014)



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