Porter County, Indiana 

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Population

167,391

+3.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.9%

Median Income

$62,818

Median Home Price

$208,000

United States / Indiana / No Metro Area / Porter County / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Porter County, Indiana

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

Porter, IN Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Economic and cultural diversity
Arts and culture
Historic interest and preservation
Cons
Harsh climate
Cost of living
Violent crime

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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QUICK FACTS

Country: United States
State: Indiana
County: Porter County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Portage township (Porter Cnty), Center township (Porter Cnty), 28 total
Zip Codes: 46383 46385 46368 46304 46341 46347 46301 46393
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Porter County is 3.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Porter County jobs have increased by 1.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Porter County's cost of living is 1.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Porter County's Cost of Living

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

POPULATION
Porter County's population is 167,391 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 3.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 27.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Porter County is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.9%.

SCHOOLS
Porter County public schools spend $9,354 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.6 students per teacher in Porter County. More Education



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Housing Market in Porter

It's a good time to buy in Porter. Home Appreciation is up 5.9% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Porter is .

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progressive w/great economy - 2/3/2018
Moved here because of the progressive atmosphere and quality of downtown Valparaiso living. Organized community groups are active and caring. Local government works well... Read More

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ZIP CODES IN PORTER COUNTY, INDIANA
46383 46385 46368 46304 46341 46347 46301 46393

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