Portage SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
6

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Portage, Indiana Info Snack

Portage /prtd/ is a city in Portage Township, Porter County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. The population was 36,828 as of the 2010 census. It is the largest city in Porter County, and third largest in Northwest Indiana.
Population
36,849
Unemployment
6.9%
Poverty
17.2%
Median Home
$141,000
Median Income
$54,566
Median Rent
$884

Rankings for Portage in Indiana

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Map Of Portage, IN

Population over time in Portage

Year Population % Change
2017 36,849 -0.6%
2016 37,054 -0.4%
2015 37,197 0.5%
2014 37,008 0.7%
2013 36,752 -0.1%
2012 36,781 0.7%
2011 36,543 0.7%
2010 36,291 -

Race / Ethnicity in Portage

White
69.2% (25,490)
African American
8.1% (2,974)
American Indian
0.2% (57)
Asian
1.8% (666)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.5% (556)
Hispanic
19.3% (7,106)
Race Portage IN USA
White 69.2% 79.8% 61.5%
African American 8.1% 9.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 1.8% 2.1% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.5% 1.9% 2.3%
Hispanic 19.3% 6.7% 17.6%

Household Income For Portage, Indiana

Less than $10,000
5.8% (213,724)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.2% (302,161)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.5% (386,914)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.1% (372,174)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.1% (445,872)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.9% (659,597)
$75,000 to $99,999
16.2% (596,953)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.2% (560,104)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.7% (99,492)
$200,000 or more
1.3% (47,903)
Income Portage IN USA
Less than $10,000 5.8% 6.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.2% 4.9% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.5% 10.7% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.1% 10.8% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.1% 14.7% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.9% 19.4% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 16.2% 12.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.2% 12.6% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.7% 4.0% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.3% 3.4% 6.3%

Gender in Portage

Female
52.8% (19,447)
Male
47.2% (17,401)
Gender Portage IN USA
Female 52.8% 50.7% 50.8%
Male 47.2% 49.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Portage for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.9% (1,073)
9-12th Grade
8.8% (3,226)
High School / GED
40.6% (14,967)
Some College
23.1% (8,497)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (3,299)
Bachelor's Degree
10.1% (3,727)
Master's Degree
4.8% (1,757)
Professional Degree
0.5% (198)
Doctorate Degree
0.3% (100)
Education Portage IN USA
< 9th Grade 2.9% 3.8% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 8.8% 7.9% 7.2%
High School / GED 40.6% 33.8% 27.3%
Some College 23.1% 20.7% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.5% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 10.1% 16.1% 19.1%
Master's Degree 4.8% 6.8% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.5% 1.4% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.3% 1.0% 1.4%

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