Living in Portage, IN

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Portage, Indiana Info Snack

Population
36,648
Unemployment
5.0%
Poverty
16.1%
Median Home
$152,500
Median Income
$58,486
Median Rent
$902

Portage SnackAbility

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

Portage, IN Crime Report

656
Total Crimes
1,782.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-28.02%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Portage
/ 100k People
Indiana
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 656 1,782.6 2,341.9 2,476.7
Violent Crime 73 198.4 370.8 366.7
Murder 1 2.7 5.6 5.0
Robbery 5 13.6 79.2 81.6
Aggravated Assault 57 154.9 249.3 250.2
Property Crime 583 1,584.2 1,971.0 2,109.9
Burglary 55 149.5 323.7 340.5
Larceny 493 1,339.7 1,443.4 1,549.5
Car Theft 35 95.1 203.8 219.9

Portage, IN Cost Of Living

99
Portage's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Portage Indiana National Average
Overall 99 89 100
Services 109 97 100
Groceries 104 92 100
Health 100 94 100
Housing 80 72 100
Transportation 125 100 100
Utilities 93 99 100

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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
2019 36,648 -0.6%
2018 36,859 0.0%
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
68.8% (25,209)
African American
8.0% (2,947)
American Indian
0.1% (45)
Asian
1.4% (498)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (30)
Two Or More
2.4% (868)
Hispanic
19.2% (7,051)
Race Portage IN USA
White 68.8% 79.1% 60.7%
African American 8.0% 9.2% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 1.4% 2.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.4% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 19.2% 6.9% 18.0%

Gender in Portage

Female
52.1% (19,108)
Male
47.9% (17,540)
Gender Portage IN USA
Female 52.1% 50.7% 50.8%
Male 47.9% 49.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Portage for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (732)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (2,931)
High School / GED
43.0% (15,758)
Some College
23.0% (8,429)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (2,931)
Bachelor's Degree
11.0% (4,031)
Master's Degree
4.0% (1,465)
Professional Degree
1.0% (366)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Portage IN USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 43.0% 33.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 11.0% 17.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Portage, Indiana

Less than $10,000
5.8% (211,736)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.1% (224,395)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.4% (382,763)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.6% (389,217)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.1% (405,103)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.3% (668,967)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.6% (573,152)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.8% (615,350)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.3% (122,126)
$200,000 or more
2.0% (71,985)
Income Portage IN USA
Less than $10,000 5.8% 6.1% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.1% 4.3% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.4% 9.8% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.6% 10.2% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.1% 13.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.3% 19.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.6% 13.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.8% 14.0% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.3% 4.9% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 2.0% 4.2% 7.7%

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