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.

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

Local Listings in Porter
 $574,900 
223 Crabapple Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 4375 SqFt
 $149,900 
2909 Edith St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1148 SqFt
 $799,900 
1621 Sarazen Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 6 | 5880 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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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
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 3.9%). 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 7.2% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Porter County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Porter County, 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 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 $208,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.9%. Check out the homes in the area

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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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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NEW LISTINGS IN PORTER
$574,900
223 Crabapple Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$149,900
2909 Edith St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$799,900
1621 Sarazen Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 6

$499,000
2504 Manchester Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 4

$344,900
143 Guilford Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$379,900
2354 Blarney Stone Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$374,999
30 Kincraig Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 4

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