Portage SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
8

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Portage, Wisconsin Info Snack

Portage is a city in and the county seat of Columbia County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 10,662 at the 2010 census making it the largest city in Columbia County. The city is part of the Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Population
10,321
Unemployment
5.1%
Poverty
15.0%
Median Home
$118,900
Median Income
$45,684
Median Rent
$711

Rankings for Portage in Wisconsin

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1

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2

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3

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4

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5

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Population 8,235

6

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Population 7,383

7

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Population 9,663

8

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9

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10

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Map Of Portage, WI

Population over time in Portage

Year Population % Change
2017 10,321 0.6%
2016 10,255 0.2%
2015 10,232 0.0%
2014 10,227 -0.2%
2013 10,251 -0.2%
2012 10,267 -0.2%
2011 10,285 0.3%
2010 10,254 -

Crime in Portage Per 100k

Crime Portage WI USA
Violent Crime 327.8 319.9 382.9
Murder 0.0 3.2 5.3
Robbery 19.3 75.0 98.0
Aggravated Assault 221.8 204.8 248.9
Property Crime 1860.8 1808.3 2362.0
Burglary 260.3 303.7 430.4
Larceny 1561.9 1341.3 1694.0
Car Theft 38.6 163.4 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Portage

White
86.8% (8,956)
African American
4.7% (485)
American Indian
1.2% (122)
Asian
0.5% (52)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (11)
Two Or More
2.1% (215)
Hispanic
4.7% (480)
Race Portage WI USA
White 86.8% 81.8% 61.5%
African American 4.7% 6.2% 12.3%
American Indian 1.2% 0.8% 0.7%
Asian 0.5% 2.6% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.1% 1.8% 2.3%
Hispanic 4.7% 6.6% 17.6%

Household Income For Portage, Wisconsin

Less than $10,000
9.3% (95,985)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.2% (53,669)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.7% (131,076)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.1% (124,884)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.7% (182,681)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.4% (158,943)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.4% (127,980)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.6% (109,402)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.2% (33,027)
$200,000 or more
1.5% (15,481)
Income Portage WI USA
Less than $10,000 9.3% 5.2% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.2% 4.8% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.7% 10.0% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.1% 10.0% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.7% 13.9% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.4% 19.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.4% 13.7% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.6% 14.3% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.2% 4.7% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.5% 3.9% 6.3%

Gender in Portage

Female
46.4% (4,786)
Male
53.6% (5,534)
Gender Portage WI USA
Female 46.4% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 53.6% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Portage for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.3% (234)
9-12th Grade
7.1% (736)
High School / GED
42.4% (4,375)
Some College
24.1% (2,489)
Associate's Degree
9.9% (1,021)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (1,031)
Master's Degree
2.8% (293)
Professional Degree
0.9% (90)
Doctorate Degree
0.5% (48)
Education Portage WI USA
< 9th Grade 2.3% 2.8% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 7.1% 5.5% 7.2%
High School / GED 42.4% 31.3% 27.3%
Some College 24.1% 20.9% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 9.9% 10.5% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 19.2% 19.1%
Master's Degree 2.8% 7.1% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.9% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.5% 1.1% 1.4%

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