Portage, MI
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

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

Population
49,224
Unemployment
6.3%
Poverty
7.8%
Median Home
$174,600
Median Income
$66,571
Median Rent
$889

Portage SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
7
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
9
Commute
8.5

Portage, MI Crime Report

1,451
Total Crimes
2,913.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
24.20%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Portage
/ 100k People
Michigan
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,451 2,913.8 1,838.9 2,346.0
Violent Crime 111 222.9 478.0 387.8
Murder 2 4.0 7.6 6.5
Robbery 10 20.1 44.5 73.9
Aggravated Assault 84 168.7 365.1 279.7
Property Crime 1,340 2,690.9 1,360.9 1,958.2
Burglary 153 307.2 233.1 314.2
Larceny 1,098 2,204.9 943.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 89 178.7 184.5 246.0

Portage, MI Cost Of Living

87
Portage's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Portage Michigan National Average
Overall 87 91 100
Services 89 95 100
Groceries 74 90 100
Health 95 96 100
Housing 81 76 100
Transportation 98 101 100
Utilities 100 103 100

Rankings for Portage in Michigan

Map Of Portage, MI

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Population over time in Portage

Year Population % Change
2020 49,224 1.7%
2019 48,421 0.7%
2018 48,072 0.5%
2017 47,854 0.8%
2016 47,496 0.8%
2015 47,137 0.7%
2014 46,790 0.8%
2013 46,425 0.6%
2012 46,135 0.5%
2011 45,916 -

Race / Ethnicity in Portage

White
82.7% (40,712)
African American
5.2% (2,542)
American Indian
0.4% (183)
Asian
3.0% (1,494)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.2% (98)
Two Or More
3.4% (1,669)
Hispanic
5.1% (2,526)
Race Portage MI USA
White 82.7% 74.5% 60.1%
African American 5.2% 13.5% 12.2%
American Indian 0.4% 0.4% 0.6%
Asian 3.0% 3.2% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.4% 2.9% 2.8%
Hispanic 5.1% 5.2% 18.2%

Gender in Portage

Female
51.2% (25,205)
Male
48.8% (24,019)
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
1.0% (492)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (1,476)
High School / GED
20.0% (9,844)
Some College
21.0% (10,337)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (3,937)
Bachelor's Degree
28.0% (13,782)
Master's Degree
14.0% (6,891)
Professional Degree
2.0% (984)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (1,476)
Education Portage MI USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 2.0% 5.0%
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 8.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 28.0% 18.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 14.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Portage, Michigan

Less than $10,000
5.0% (247,369)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.3% (113,642)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.1% (349,010)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.3% (361,011)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.6% (667,651)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.8% (1,026,214)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.5% (567,969)
$100,000 to $149,999
19.1% (939,512)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.1% (347,541)
$200,000 or more
6.1% (302,476)
Income Portage MI USA
Less than $10,000 5.0% 6.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.3% 4.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.1% 9.2% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.3% 9.6% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.6% 13.3% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.8% 18.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.5% 12.9% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 19.1% 14.6% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.1% 5.9% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 6.1% 5.7% 8.3%

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