Porter is a very small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 4,881 people and just one neighborhood, Porter is the 126th largest community in Indiana.
Real Estate Prices
Porter real estate is some of the most expensive in Indiana, although Porter house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Porter is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Porter is a town of sales and office workers, managers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Porter who work in office and administrative support (11.17%), management occupations (10.21%) and business and financial occupations (7.11%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Porter is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Porter a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Porter has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Porter’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.