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Portage, Michigan
DeKalb, Illinois
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Portage is 90% less densely populated than DeKalb.
People are 24% more likely to be married in DeKalb.
The Median Age is 13.6 years older in Portage.

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PEOPLE
 Portage, MIDeKalb, ILUnited States
 Population48,17743,211321,418,820
 Population - 201045,91643,995308,745,538
 Population - 200044,89739,018285,036,114
 Population - 199041,04234,925251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now17.39%23.73%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now7.31%10.75%12.76%
 Pop. Density1,4952,84491
 Land Area32153,531,905
 Water Area30264,837
 Median Age37.323.737.4
 Female Population52.12%51.55%50.81%
 Male Population47.88%48.45%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Portage, MIDeKalb, ILUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.50%6.09%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.45%4.98%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.89%5.20%6.59%
 Age 15 to 174.00%3.33%4.03%
 Age 18 to 203.17%16.69%4.35%
 Age 21 to 246.06%17.82%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3413.29%13.20%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4413.31%8.67%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.59%8.76%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.18%3.46%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.94%3.16%5.72%
 Age 65 to 747.75%4.71%7.64%
 Age 75 to 844.05%2.42%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.83%1.52%1.85%
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 RACE
 Portage, MIDeKalb, ILUnited States
 White85.60%67.70%62.77%
 Black5.60%12.98%12.24%
 Asian2.94%3.92%4.95%
 Native American0.42%0.03%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.03%0.00%0.16%
 Other0.09%0.07%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.33%2.10%2.13%
 Hispanic2.99%13.21%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic97.01%86.79%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Portage, MIDeKalb, ILUnited States
 Households19,29314,937116,211,000
 Family Households12,3067,57676,958,100
 Non Family Households6,9877,36139,253,000
 Household Size2.432.552.63
 Married Population54.58%30.80%50.58%
 Single Population45.42%69.20%49.42%
 Now Married53.15%29.84%48.41%
 Married but Separated1.43%0.96%2.17%
 Never Married28.66%58.25%32.55%
 Widowed5.59%3.57%5.95%
 Divorced11.17%7.39%10.92%
 Married, w/children35.27%33.18%31.68%
 Married, no children42.61%34.61%41.44%
 Single, w/children16.29%22.40%16.94%
 Single, no children5.84%9.81%9.95%
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 COMMENTS
Comments about Portage

Cold winters, but they beat the summers if asthma : Before I moved to Portage in 2007, I didn't have any real breathing problems. I had a minor case of hay fever. I moved here and I am stuck inside most of the summer... (read more)

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Comments about DeKalb

Not as good as it seems: While I love the cheaper rents then in the closer suburbs (to Chicago), the lack of high paying jobs for anyone without high degrees (Masters or higher) is... (read more)

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