Located within California, United States, the city of Porterville is located in the Poplar-Cotton Center metropolitan area.
Porterville is very good for those who like a quiet atmosphere, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue.
The average year of construction for dwellings in Porterville is 1979. The large percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of this city is an important part of its character. Around 55% of the population of this city own their home whereas renters make up the remainder. This part of the Poplar-Cotton Center metropolitan area offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes.
A portion of property owners in Porterville may be able to do grocery shopping by walking in one of over 50 stores, while others will need another means of transportation. There are also a few choices for those who care about restaurants within walking distance. In terms of education, it can be difficult to reach high schools and primary schools on foot from houses for sale in Porterville. Locals are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level.
The favored approach to move around in Porterville is usually driving. Finding a place to park is easy. On the other hand, a majority of the houses for sale in this city are located in areas that are not very well-suited for walking because almost no daily errands can be run on foot.