Portage, IN
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Portage, Indiana Info Snack

Population
36,524
Unemployment
6.0%
Poverty
14.3%
Median Home
$156,600
Median Income
$59,731
Median Rent
$936

Portage SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
5

Portage, IN Crime Report

656
Total Crimes
1,782.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-24.02%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Portage
/ 100k People
Indiana
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 656 1,782.6 2,140.9 2,346.0
Violent Crime 73 198.4 357.7 387.8
Murder 1 2.7 7.5 6.5
Robbery 5 13.6 62.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 57 154.9 253.0 279.7
Property Crime 583 1,584.2 1,783.2 1,958.2
Burglary 55 149.5 280.4 314.2
Larceny 493 1,339.7 1,274.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 35 95.1 228.5 246.0

Portage, IN Cost Of Living

101
Portage's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Portage Indiana National Average
Overall 101 86 100
Services 115 93 100
Groceries 105 93 100
Health 101 94 100
Housing 81 74 100
Transportation 116 95 100
Utilities 93 96 100

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Rankings for Portage in Indiana

Map Of Portage, IN

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Population over time in Portage

Year Population % Change
2020 36,524 -0.9%
2019 36,859 0.0%
2018 36,849 -0.6%
2017 37,054 -0.4%
2016 37,197 0.5%
2015 37,008 0.7%
2014 36,752 -0.1%
2013 36,781 0.7%
2012 36,543 0.7%
2011 36,291 -

Race / Ethnicity in Portage

White
69.4% (25,360)
African American
8.7% (3,186)
American Indian
0.2% (59)
Asian
0.9% (312)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (40)
Two Or More
1.9% (683)
Hispanic
18.8% (6,884)
Race Portage IN USA
White 69.4% 78.4% 60.1%
African American 8.7% 9.3% 12.2%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 0.9% 2.3% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.9% 2.4% 2.8%
Hispanic 18.8% 7.1% 18.2%

Gender in Portage

Female
52.6% (19,198)
Male
47.4% (17,326)
Gender Portage IN USA
Female 52.6% 50.7% 50.8%
Male 47.4% 49.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Portage for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (1,095)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (2,556)
High School / GED
41.0% (14,974)
Some College
25.0% (9,131)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (2,921)
Bachelor's Degree
11.0% (4,017)
Master's Degree
4.0% (1,460)
Professional Degree
1.0% (365)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Portage IN USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 41.0% 33.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 11.0% 17.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Portage, Indiana

Less than $10,000
4.8% (174,165)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.0% (219,103)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.5% (345,792)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.8% (393,776)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.3% (377,274)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.3% (777,398)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.6% (568,196)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.8% (577,843)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.2% (116,025)
$200,000 or more
2.8% (102,823)
Income Portage IN USA
Less than $10,000 4.8% 5.9% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.0% 4.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.5% 9.5% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.8% 9.9% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.3% 13.6% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.3% 19.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.6% 13.5% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.8% 14.7% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.2% 5.2% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 2.8% 4.5% 8.3%

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