|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Portage is 38,192. Portage, Indiana is the 1,040th largest city in the US.
Portage is located entirely in Porter County.
The current population of Portage (38,192) is it's peak population.
Portage has grown 13.6% since the 2000. Portage, Indiana's growth is about average. 50% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Portage has a population density of 1,437 people per square mile.
|1035||Atlantic City, New Jersey||38,466||-4.9%|
|1036||Phenix City, Alabama||38,428||35.2%|
|1037||Spartanburg, South Carolina||38,401||-4.3%|
|1038||Winter Springs, Florida||38,317||23.0%|
|1041||La Quinta, California||38,181||55.3%|
|1042||East Point, Georgia||38,141||-5.9%|
|1044||Hot Springs, Arkansas||38,114||5.7%|
|1045||Hilton Head Island, South Carolina||38,076||12.0%|
|1046||Riviera Beach, Florida||38,074||27.3%|
The total voting age population of Portage, Indiana, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 27,801. The voting age population is 47.2% male and 52.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.4% of the residents of Portage are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Portage are 83.6% White, 9.1% Black, 3.0% Two or more races, 2.8% Other, 1.4% Asian, 0.1% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 19.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Portage, 16.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 24.8%. On a per-household basis, 13.4% of families are below the poverty line in Portage.
Among those aged 16 and older, 61.7% of Portage residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 90.0% of Portage residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.3% have a bachelor's degree and 5.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Portage residents aged 5 and older, 10.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 7.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Portage is 5.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Portage, 10.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Portage is $58,486.
In Portage, 68.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 31.9% of housing units in Portage.
Of all the housing units in Portage, 3.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Portage, 14.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Portage is $902.
In Portage, 78.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.