Portage Lakes, Ohio 

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Population

6,922

+6.5% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.6%

Median Income

$52,373

Median Home Price

$113,700

Best Places to Live in Portage Lakes, Ohio

Mid-sized industrial city - Northeastern Ohio, 40 miles south of Cleveland. June, August and September are the most pleasant months in Portage Lakes, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Revitalizing economy
-Nearby recreation
-Close to Cleveland
Cons
-Entertainment
-Cloudy, wet climate
-Industrial landscape


What Bert Has To Say About Akron Metro Area

Akron is known as an industrial center and center of the U.S. rubber industry. The area once produced over half the tires made in the United States, in addition to manufacturing other rubber, plastic, and chemical products. Although the majority of the production has shifted south and overseas, Akron remains a corporate center for tire companies, including Goodyear, Uniroyal-Goodrich, and GenCorp. The city has a strong pro-business climate and a strategic location to many US markets, and is slowly increasing its service-economy base.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Ohio
County: Summit County
Metro Area: Akron Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Portage Lakes
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 1027 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Portage Lakes is 4.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Portage Lakes jobs have increased by 0.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Portage Lakes's cost of living is 18.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Portage Lakes's Cost of Living

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

VOTING
Summit county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Portage Lakes's population is 6,922 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 6.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Portage Lakes is $113,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 12.6%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Portage Lakes public schools spend $9,242 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.5 students per teacher in Portage Lakes. More Education


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It's a good time to buy in Portage Lakes. Home Appreciation is up 1.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Portage Lakes Real Estate

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Reviews for Portage Lakes   2 Reviews
Year Around Water Wonderland - 1/5/2017
There is nothing better in Northeast Ohio than living lakefront on the Portage Lakes. There is always something to do in every season. In the spring we enjoy watching... Read More

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Waterfront Living in America - 1/24/2009
Most likely the best kept secret in Greater Cleveland and Northeast Ohio, Portage Lakes near Akron is one of those very rare places in America, where you can enjoy... Read More


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