Portage, MI
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Portage, Michigan Info Snack

Population
48,774
Unemployment
5.7%
Poverty
8.4%
Median Home
$164,300
Median Income
$62,941
Median Rent
$839

Portage SnackAbility

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

Portage, MI Crime Report

1,685
Total Crimes
3,398.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
37.21%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Portage
/ 100k People
Michigan
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,685 3,398.3 2,022.5 2,476.7
Violent Crime 136 274.3 437.4 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 5.6 5.0
Robbery 14 28.2 53.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 92 185.5 305.9 250.2
Property Crime 1,549 3,124.1 1,585.0 2,109.9
Burglary 204 411.4 286.1 340.5
Larceny 1,279 2,579.5 1,121.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 66 133.1 177.7 219.9

Portage, MI Cost Of Living

86
Portage's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Portage Michigan National Average
Overall 86 89 100
Services 87 95 100
Groceries 76 88 100
Health 92 94 100
Housing 79 74 100
Transportation 98 106 100
Utilities 99 99 100

Rankings for Portage in Michigan

Map Of Portage, MI

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Population over time in Portage

Year Population % Change
2019 48,774 0.7%
2018 48,421 0.7%
2017 48,072 0.5%
2016 47,854 0.8%
2015 47,496 0.8%
2014 47,137 0.7%
2013 46,790 0.8%
2012 46,425 0.6%
2011 46,135 0.5%
2010 45,916 -

Race / Ethnicity in Portage

White
82.8% (40,400)
African American
5.0% (2,429)
American Indian
0.4% (218)
Asian
2.9% (1,426)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.2% (97)
Two Or More
4.0% (1,927)
Hispanic
4.7% (2,277)
Race Portage MI USA
White 82.8% 75.0% 60.7%
African American 5.0% 13.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 2.9% 3.1% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.0% 2.5% 2.4%
Hispanic 4.7% 5.1% 18.0%

Gender in Portage

Female
51.2% (24,965)
Male
48.8% (23,808)
Gender Portage MI USA
Female 51.2% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 48.8% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Portage for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (1,463)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (1,463)
High School / GED
20.0% (9,754)
Some College
21.0% (10,242)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (4,389)
Bachelor's Degree
27.0% (13,168)
Master's Degree
13.0% (6,340)
Professional Degree
2.0% (975)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (975)
Education Portage MI USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 20.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 27.0% 18.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 13.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Portage, Michigan

Less than $10,000
5.3% (256,756)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.6% (125,205)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.0% (392,212)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.9% (384,890)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.8% (722,677)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.0% (977,725)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.8% (577,702)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.1% (835,435)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.0% (343,155)
$200,000 or more
5.4% (261,637)
Income Portage MI USA
Less than $10,000 5.3% 6.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.6% 4.4% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.0% 9.6% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.9% 9.8% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.8% 13.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.0% 18.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.8% 12.7% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.1% 14.2% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.0% 5.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 5.4% 5.2% 7.7%

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