Latest Data (2018)
Population 36,806
Nationwide Rank 1051

Quick Facts

Portage, Indiana is the 1,051st largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Portage, Indiana is a city.

Portage, Indiana is currently 0.1% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Portage, Indiana's growth is about average. 48% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Portage, Indiana Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1041 Park Ridge, Illinois 37,240 -1.4%
1042 Cottage Grove, Minnesota 37,208 21.2%
1043 Hot Springs, Arkansas 37,169 3.1%
1044 San Juan, Texas 37,154 39.2%
1045 Oregon City, Oregon 37,129 39.0%
1046 Beloit, Wisconsin 37,018 3.3%
1047 Panama City, Florida 36,908 0.2%
1048 Lima, Ohio 36,862 -11.7%
1049 West Hollywood, California 36,854 2.7%
1050 Waxahachie, Texas 36,807 69.7%
1051 Portage, Indiana 36,806 9.5%
1052 Holly Springs, North Carolina 36,749 263.0%
1053 Addison, Illinois 36,724 0.8%
1054 Owasso, Oklahoma 36,722 94.0%
1055 Monrovia, California 36,715 -0.7%
1056 Clermont, Florida 36,693 251.5%
1057 Rome, Georgia 36,634 3.0%
1058 New Albany, Indiana 36,604 -3.2%
1059 Dunedin, Florida 36,580 0.8%
1060 Moorpark, California 36,576 14.8%
1061 West Fargo, North Dakota 36,566 135.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Indiana

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
499 Lafayette 72,168 17.5%
527 Muncie 68,529 -3.2%
595 Noblesville 63,133 110.0%
619 Terre Haute 60,753 2.0%
643 Greenwood 58,778 60.0%
657 Kokomo 57,869 23.4%
697 Anderson 55,037 -7.6%
743 Elkhart 52,367 -0.4%
777 Mishawaka 49,931 6.2%
793 Lawrence 49,046 25.4%
808 West Lafayette 48,308 68.3%
821 Columbus 47,543 20.9%
824 Jeffersonville 47,432 58.3%
928 Westfield 41,528 168.5%
1051 Portage 36,806 9.5%
1058 New Albany 36,604 -3.2%
1100 Richmond 35,353 -9.5%
1111 Merrillville 34,750 13.7%
1121 Plainfield 34,386 67.5%
1147 Valparaiso 33,729 19.3%
1153 Goshen 33,566 12.4%
1231 Michigan City 31,118 -5.3%
1271 Crown Point 30,059 51.4%
1330 Schererville 28,501 14.1%
1345 Marion 28,047 -13.2%
1346 Hobart 28,040 10.0%
1351 East Chicago 27,930 -13.6%
1389 Zionsville 27,153 157.8%
1442 Brownsburg 26,397 74.9%
1496 Franklin 25,248 28.5%
1660 Greenfield 22,564 50.5%
1664 Munster 22,539 4.7%
1671 Highland 22,382 -4.9%
1719 Clarksville 21,622 0.8%
1721 La Porte 21,610 0.0%
1858 Seymour 19,731 8.4%
1889 Shelbyville 19,326 6.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 36,806 1,051
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