Portage, Indiana 

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Population

36,849

+1.5% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.4%

Median Income

$51,180

Median Home Price

$161,800

Best Places to Live in Portage, Indiana

National center - Northeastern Illinois along Lake Michigan. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Portage, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Economic and cultural diversity
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest and preservation
Cons
-Harsh climate
-Cost of living
-Violent crime

Local Listings in Portage
 $159,900 
2833 Tecumseh St
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 1931 SqFt
 $174,900 
2138 Pennsylvania St
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1502 SqFt
 $174,900 
2659 Scott St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1628 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area

A world-class commercial, industrial and cultural city, Chicago functions as is a major national center and as the major regional center for America’s heartland. It originally emerged as a transport center for cargo headed west and agricultural products headed east by land and water. Although transportation technology has changed, the role has not. The city is the most important passenger and freight transport hub in the country with the largest number of air departures and the most rail traffic in the nation. The commercial and manufacturing economy stands out both for its size and diversity. Over 30 Fortune 500 companies in an assortment of industries have headquarters here. Factories and warehouses extend for miles from the downtown area. Chicago is also a major center for small manufacturing and business. There is probably no more diverse an economy in the country.


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City: Portage
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Portage is 4.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Portage jobs have increased by 1.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Portage's cost of living is 1.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Portage's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Portage, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Porter county voted Republican in three of the last five Presidential elections, voting Democratic in 2008 and 2012. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Portage's population is 36,849 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 1.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 27 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Portage is $161,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.5%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Portage public schools spend $9,101 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19.5 students per teacher in Portage. More Education


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NEW LISTINGS IN PORTAGE
$159,900
2833 Tecumseh St
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$174,900
2138 Pennsylvania St
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$174,900
2659 Scott St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$149,900
3248 May St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$619,900
3030 Alexis St
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$99,900
3065 Willowcreek Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$130,000
5020 Marquette Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1

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