Latest Data (2017)
Population 36,672
Nationwide Rank 1049

Quick Facts

Portage, Indiana is the 1,049th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Portage, Indiana is a city.

Portage, Indiana is currently 0.4% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Portage, Indiana's growth is about average. 47% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Portage, Indiana Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1039 Monrovia, California 37,061 0.1%
1040 Panama City, Florida 36,986 0.4%
1041 San Juan, Texas 36,981 38.6%
1042 Wildomar, California 36,932 75.0%
1043 Hot Springs, Arkansas 36,915 2.4%
1044 Greenfield, Wisconsin 36,827 3.9%
1045 Addison, Illinois 36,820 1.1%
1046 Moorpark, California 36,802 15.6%
1047 Cottage Grove, Minnesota 36,793 19.9%
1048 Beloit, Wisconsin 36,773 2.6%
1049 Portage, Indiana 36,672 9.1%
1050 Lincoln Park, Michigan 36,655 -8.4%
1051 Winter Springs, Florida 36,635 17.6%
1052 Calumet City, Illinois 36,633 -6.1%
1053 Dunedin, Florida 36,545 0.7%
1054 New Albany, Indiana 36,461 -3.6%
1055 Bartlesville, Oklahoma 36,389 4.6%
1056 Rome, Georgia 36,375 2.2%
1057 Temple City, California 36,367 8.2%
1058 Oregon City, Oregon 36,360 36.1%
1059 Oak Creek, Wisconsin 36,354 27.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In Indiana

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
491 Lafayette 72,390 17.8%
522 Muncie 68,625 -3.1%
602 Noblesville 61,882 105.8%
616 Terre Haute 60,774 2.1%
652 Kokomo 57,836 23.3%
657 Greenwood 57,375 56.1%
690 Anderson 55,076 -7.6%
735 Elkhart 52,558 -0.1%
783 Mishawaka 49,177 4.6%
794 Lawrence 48,704 24.5%
820 Jeffersonville 47,383 58.2%
824 Columbus 47,143 19.9%
837 West Lafayette 46,269 61.2%
970 Westfield 39,493 155.4%
1049 Portage 36,672 9.1%
1054 New Albany 36,461 -3.6%
1085 Richmond 35,455 -9.3%
1102 Merrillville 34,871 14.1%
1146 Valparaiso 33,376 18.1%
1153 Goshen 33,220 11.2%
1163 Plainfield 32,865 60.0%
1226 Michigan City 31,056 -5.5%
1278 Crown Point 29,625 49.2%
1320 Schererville 28,633 14.6%
1335 Marion 28,327 -12.3%
1336 Hobart 28,255 10.8%
1338 East Chicago 28,215 -12.7%
1402 Zionsville 26,710 153.6%
1445 Brownsburg 25,911 71.7%
1498 Franklin 25,089 27.6%
1646 Munster 22,717 5.6%
1651 Highland 22,585 -4.0%
1673 Greenfield 22,094 47.4%
1702 Clarksville 21,694 1.1%
1704 La Porte 21,681 0.3%
1866 Seymour 19,480 7.0%
1896 Shelbyville 19,070 5.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 36,672 1,049
2016 36,505 1,045
2015 36,738 1,029
2014 36,760 1,014
2013 36,812 1,002
2012 36,860 991
2011 36,963 977
2010 36,828 971
2009 37,322 939
2008 37,083 939
2007 36,541 950
2006 35,932 955
2005 35,296 960
2004 34,988 958
2003 34,618 955
2002 34,360 955
2001 33,812 961
2000 33,597 958
1990 29,256 953