Portage, MI
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Portage Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Portage Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
49,216

Age

PEOPLE OF Michigan DETAILS
Under 5 Years 6.06
5 To 17 17.00
18 To 24 9.96
25 To 34 13.90
35 To 54 24.66
55 To 64 12.68
65 Years And Over 15.73

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 4.8
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 95.7
COLLEGE GRADUATES 44.1

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Portage 34737 29710.903614844276 #BED630
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Portage 65584 30334.818289044615 #BED630
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
8.5%

Employment Industries in Portage

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Manufacturing 18.6
Healthcare 14.8
Retail 12.1
Education 11.6
Accommodation 7.7
Professional, scientific, and technical services 6.1
Finance 5.3
Other 4.9
Administration 3.0
Construction 2.9
Wholesale 2.5
Transportation 2.2
Public Service 2.2

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 83.3
Black Or African American 4.9
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.5
Asian 3.1
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 3.5
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 4.7

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
German 24.0
Irish 13.1
English 11.4
Dutch 10.7
Polish 6.4
Italian 4.3
French 3.1
Scottish 2.6
European 2.3
Swedish 1.9
British 1.2
Norwegian 1.1
Hungarian 0.9
French Canadian 0.9
Scots-Irish 0.7
Welsh 0.7
Russian 0.7
Czech 0.6
Swiss 0.5
Finnish 0.5

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 93.3
Polish 3.8
Spanish 1.8
Langs. of India 0.7
Chinese 0.7
German/Yiddish 0.6
French 0.4
African languages 0.4
Arabic 0.3
Vietnamese 0.3
Urdu 0.3
Native American languages 0.2
Other Asian languages 0.2
West Germanic languages 0.1
Scandinavian languages 0.1
Korean 0.1
Tagalog 0.1
Persian 0.0
Other Indo-European 0.0
Portuguese 0.0

Foreign Born Portage Residents:
5.5%