Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Portage is 48,844. Portage, Michigan is the 817th largest city in the US.
Portage is located entirely in Kalamazoo County.
The peak population of Portage was in 2020, when its population was 48,877. In 2020, Portage was the 813th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 817th largest city in the US. Portage is currently 0.1% smaller than it was in 2020.
Portage has grown 8.7% since the 2000. Portage, Michigan's growth is about average. 55% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Portage, Michigan, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 36,471. The voting age population is 48.0% male and 52.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.0% of the residents of Portage are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Portage are 86.6% White, 5.3% Black, 4.2% Two or more races, 2.9% Asian, 0.6% Other and 0.4% American Indian. Additionally, 4.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Portage, 8.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 11.0%. On a per-household basis, 6.4% of families are below the poverty line in Portage.
Among those aged 16 and older, 69.2% of Portage residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 96.1% of Portage residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 45.5% have a bachelor's degree and 18.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Portage residents aged 5 and older, 6.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Portage is 5.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Portage, 11.9% 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 $62,941.
In Portage, 66.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 33.1% of housing units in Portage.
Of all the housing units in Portage, 4.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Portage, 14.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 3,000 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Portage is $839.
In Portage, 88.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
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