Porter, Indiana 

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Population

4,855

-1.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.9%

Median Income

$67,328

Median Home Price

$188,400

Best Places to Live in Porter, Indiana

National center - Northeastern Illinois along Lake Michigan. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Porter, 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 Porter
 $124,900 
125 N 16th St
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 880 SqFt
 $210,000 
982 Essex Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 2278 SqFt
 $335,000 
214 Golden Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2740 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: Porter
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 Porter is 3.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Porter jobs have increased by 1.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Porter's cost of living is 5.7% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Porter's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Porter, 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
Porter's population is 4,855 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 1.2%. Learn More...

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

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Porter is $188,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.8%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Porter public schools spend $9,870 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 20.2 students per teacher in Porter. More Education


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NEW LISTINGS IN PORTER
$124,900
125 N 16th St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$210,000
982 Essex Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$335,000
214 Golden Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$599,900
1200 Monterey Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$199,000
1165 Salt Creek Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$274,900
333 Clifford Way
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$293,900
936 N 400 E
Bed 4 | Bath 3

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