Portage, Indiana

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Population in 2014: 36,760 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.7%
 
Males: 17,589  (47.9%)
Females: 19,171  (52.1%)
Median resident age:  36.9 years
Indiana median age:  37.3 years

Zip codes: 46368.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $54,839 (it was $47,500 in 2000)
Portage:

$54,839
IN:

$47,529

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,554 (it was $20,146 in 2000)

Portage city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $140,523 (it was $100,000 in 2000)
Portage:

$140,523
IN:

$122,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $201,300; Detached houses: $215,741; Townhouses or other attached units: $129,241; In 2-unit structures: $183,465; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $85,724; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $85,625; Mobile homes: $19,374

Median gross rent in 2013: $810.

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  • Races in Portage, IN (2010)

    Portage races chart
    • 27,23674.0%White alone
    • 6,04416.4%Hispanic
    • 2,5536.9%Black alone
    • 5201.4%Two or more races
    • 3210.9%Asian alone
    • 1100.3%American Indian alone
    • 370.1%Other race alone
    • 70.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Portage detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Portage: 96.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (17.7%), Irish (14.1%), Polish (8.0%), English (5.3%), United States (3.8%), Italian (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1958

Elevation: 644 feet

Land area: 25.5 square miles.

Population density: 1,444 people per square mile   (low).

Portage,IN real estate house value index trend

Portage, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Portage:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Portage city:

  • Never married: 30.1%
  • Now married: 48.5%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

1,462 residents are foreign born (2.2% Latin America, 0.5% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

This city:

3.9%
Indiana:

4.8%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 43 registered sex offenders living in Portage, Indiana as of May 29, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Portage to the number of sex offenders is 857 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,498 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $898 (0.9%)

Portage satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gary, IN (8.2 miles , pop. 102,746).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (31.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ogden Dunes, IN (1.7 miles ), South Haven, IN (1.9 miles ), Lake Station, IN (2.0 miles ), Burns Harbor, IN (2.0 miles ), New Chicago, IN (2.2 miles ), Wheeler, IN (2.2 miles ), Salt Creek Commons, IN (2.3 miles ), Hobart, IN (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 166 buildings, average cost: $81,600
  • 1998: 184 buildings, average cost: $84,700
  • 1999: 230 buildings, average cost: $78,900
  • 2000: 180 buildings, average cost: $90,700
  • 2001: 172 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 2002: 161 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2003: 226 buildings, average cost: $115,400
  • 2004: 203 buildings, average cost: $124,200
  • 2005: 243 buildings, average cost: $133,100
  • 2006: 182 buildings, average cost: $143,300
  • 2007: 106 buildings, average cost: $154,000
  • 2008: 34 buildings, average cost: $128,400
  • 2009: 33 buildings, average cost: $136,300
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $157,300
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 2013: 20 buildings, average cost: $129,200
  • 2014: 30 buildings, average cost: $129,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.58 N, Longitude: 87.19 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,860 (-5.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,478 (28.1%)

Area code: 219

Portage household income distribution Portage home values distribution

Crime rates in Portage by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000101101202
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.02.80.02.72.70.02.75.40.05.4
Rapes 84677561053486
per 100,000 23.611.517.119.719.513.616.326.813.28.110.721.716.3
Robberies 910157151210101778137
per 100,000 26.528.842.719.741.832.727.126.844.918.921.535.319.0
Assaults 697537438212215616176100554945
per 100,000 203.4216.1105.3121.2228.3332.4422.9430.8200.8270.2147.8132.9122.3
Burglaries 23618817820418025224822218118316512499
per 100,000 695.6541.7506.4575.2501.1686.6672.3594.0478.2494.4443.4336.4269.0
Thefts 1,1371,0879479709201,1901,1481,028974939812697631
per 100,000 3,351.13,132.32,694.12,735.22,561.03,242.43,112.22,750.62,573.22,536.72,182.01,890.81,714.4
Auto thefts 10084821059811566546757464556
per 100,000 294.7242.1233.3296.1272.8313.3178.9144.5177.0154.0123.6122.1152.2
Arson 499512254250N/A
per 100,000 11.825.925.614.12.85.45.413.410.65.413.40.0N/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 281.4250.4215.2225.4245.3298.0305.2292.0220.7226.1188.6168.0157.9

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Portage detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 68 (61 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
Indiana average:

1.88
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
Indiana:

4.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +4,141 (+14.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Portage: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Portage, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Portage-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 59% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.4 miles away from the Portage city center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 10/24/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.8 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Portage-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 219.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 194.5 miles away from Portage center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 89.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 250.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 290.1 miles away from Portage center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 217.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Porter County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Portage topographic map

Birthplace of: John Kolosci - Martial artist, Keith Wisniewski - Martial artist.

Hospitals and medical centers in Portage:

  • ARC BRIDGES, INC (3117 WOODBINE)
  • OPPORTUNITY ENTERPRISES INC (6381 LUTE ROAD)
  • FOUNTAINVIEW PLACE OF PORTAGE (3175 LANCER STREET)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER-FOUNTAINVIEW PLACE (3175 LANCER ST)
  • MILLER'S MERRY MANOR (5909 LUTE RD)
  • DAVITA - PORTAGE (5823 US HWY 6)
  • FMCNA - PORTAGE DIALYSIS CENTER (5972 US HIGHWAY 6)
  • ADVANCED HOME HEALTH CARE INCORPORATED (2588 PORTAGE MALL)
  • HOME HEALTH CRUSADERS INC (5465 US HWY 6)
  • INNOVATIVE SENIOR CARE HOME HEALTH (3444 SWANSON RD)

Airports and heliports located in Portage:

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Amtrak stations near Portage:

  • 18 miles: MICHIGAN CITY (100 WASHINGTON ST.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 19 miles: DYER (SHEFFIELD RD.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 19 miles: HAMMOND-WHITING (HAMMOND, 1135 CALUMET AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Portage:

  • Indiana University-Northwest (about 9 miles; Gary, IN; Full-time enrollment: 4,390)
  • Valparaiso University (about 11 miles; Valparaiso, IN; FT enrollment: 3,542)
  • Purdue University-Calumet Campus (about 15 miles; Hammond, IN; FT enrollment: 7,343)
  • Purdue University-North Central Campus (about 16 miles; Westville, IN; FT enrollment: 3,682)
  • South Suburban College (about 23 miles; South Holland, IL; FT enrollment: 3,972)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College (about 23 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,110)
  • Prairie State College (about 24 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 4,050)

Public high schools in Portage:

  • PORTAGE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,534, Location: 6450 US HWY 6, Grades: 9-12)
  • NEIGHBORS' NEW VISTAS HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 5391 CENTRAL AVE, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)

Private high schools in Portage:

  • PORTAGE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 223, Location: 3040 ARLENE, Grades: PK-12)
  • MARANATHA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 7, Location: 2780 RUSSELL ST, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Portage:

Private elementary/middle school in Portage:

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Notable locations in Portage: North Porter County Government Complex (A), Port of Indiana (B), Burns Harbor South Light 3 (C), Portage Fire Department Station 3 (D), Portage Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (E), Portage Fire Department Station 2 (F), United States Steel Midwest Division Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Portage include: United Pentecostal Church (A), Portage First United Methodist Church (B), Nativity of Our Saviour Catholic Church (C), Holy Cross Lutheran Church (D), Faith Tabernacle Pentecostal Center of God Church (E), First Assembly of God Church (F), First Church of the Nazarene (G), First United Presbyterian Church (H), First Southern Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Blake Cemetery (1), Temple of Israel Cemetery of Gary (2), McCool Cemetery (3), Calvary Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Lake Minnehaha (A), Long Lake (B), Robbins Pond (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Willow Creek (A), Salt Creek (B), East Arm Little Calumet River (C), Crisman Ditch (D), Robbins Ditch (E), Samuelson Ditch (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Portage include: Woodland Park (1), Wolfe Park (2), Imagination Glen Park (3), Countryside Park (4), Harbor Oaks Park (5), Hickory Park (6), West Beach Recreation Area (7), Olson Memorial Park (8), Perry Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Global Travel Store Inc (Tours & Charters; 6286 Central Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Hampton Inn Portage (6353 Melton Road) (1), S & L Auto Sales (5400 USHighway 20) (2), Dollar Inn (6142 USHighway 20) (3), Knights Inn Portage IN (6101 Melton Road) (4), Days Inn Portage (6161 Melton Road) (5), Global Travel Store Inc (6286 Central Avenue) (6), Comfort Inn Portage (2300 Willowcreek Road) (7), Castaway Motel (5400 USHighway 20) (8), Dons Motel (5500 Melton Rd. Us 20) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Porter County - License Branch- Portage (3339 Willowcreek Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Porter County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 120. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

120
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.449. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.449
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 11.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.86. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.86
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 20.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0224. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0224
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.9%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.8% for Black residents, 23.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.9% for other race residents, 26.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.7%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.4%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
233 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
22 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Portage in 2000:

  • 358 people in nursing homes
  • 25 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 18 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 5 people in crews of maritime vessels

Portage, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Portage (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Willowcreek Branch at 3275 Willowcreek Road, branch established on 1984/03/31; Portage Central Branch at 6200 Central Avenue, branch established on 1961/01/12. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • 1st Source Bank: Willowcreek Branch at 3395 Willowcreek Road, branch established on 1995/07/10; Portage Central Branch at 6043 Central Avenue, branch established on 1960/12/16. Info updated 2008/06/16: Bank assets: $4,361.6 mil, Deposits: $3,520.6 mil, headquarters in South Bend, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 79 total offices, Holding Company: 1st Source Corporation
  • Fifth Third Bank: Super K-Mart Branch at 6050 U.S. Highway 6, branch established on 1994/02/20; Portage Branch at 6031 Central Avenue, branch established on 1934/03/01. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Centier Bank: Portage Branch at 6020 Central Avenue, branch established on 1995/06/28; Willowcreek Road Branch at 3320 Willowcreek Road, branch established on 1996/04/24. Info updated 2011/02/16: Bank assets: $2,123.9 mil, Deposits: $1,840.9 mil, headquarters in Whiting, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 47 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancshares, Inc.
  • Horizon Bank, National Association: Portage Branch at 2650 Willowcreek Road, branch established on 1995/10/23. Info updated 2010/06/29: Bank assets: $1,546.9 mil, Deposits: $1,018.1 mil, headquarters in Michigan City, IN, positive income, 27 total offices, Holding Company: Horizon Bancorp
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Portage Branch at 6015 U.S. Highway 6, branch established on 1998/01/15. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • MainSource Bank: 5959 Route 6 Branch at 5959 Route 6, branch established on 1934/07/01. Info updated 2009/12/09: Bank assets: $2,729.1 mil, Deposits: $2,167.0 mil, headquarters in Greensburg, IN, positive income, 86 total offices, Holding Company: Mainsource Financial Group, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Portage Wal-Mart Branch at 6087 Us Highway 6, branch established on 2007/05/26. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Indiana average:

11.1

Portage travel time to work - commute Portage mode of transportation to work chart

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Neighborhoods in Portage:

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Religion statistics for Portage city (based on Porter County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic29,5838
Evangelical Protestant23,85791
Mainline Protestant10,64026
Other1,1367
Orthodox8602
None98,267-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Porter County:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Porter County:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
Porter County:

3.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 105
Here:

6.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.0%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Porter County:

28.6%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.6%
State:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.4%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.3%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Portage:

28.9
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Portage:

22.5%
Indiana:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Portage:

10.7%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Portage:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.6%
State:

33.8%

General health condition:
Here:

55.4%
State:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.5%
State:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Portage, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$12,919$38,7572$1,962
Other Government Administration 10$19,082$22,8980$0
Police Protection - Officers 68$277,560$48,9817$1,925
Firefighters 62$262,233$50,7550$0
Streets and Highways 37$157,960$51,2300$0
Solid Waste Management 23$75,869$39,5845$7,356
Parks and Recreation 13$41,862$38,64220$18,385
Totals for Government 217$847,485$46,86634$29,628

Portage government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $997,000 ($27.12)
    Sewerage: $448,000 ($12.19)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $6,666,000 ($181.34)
    Regular Highways: $4,032,000 ($109.68)
    Police Protection: $3,611,000 ($98.23)
    Fire Protection: $3,343,000 ($90.94)
    Sewerage: $2,897,000 ($78.81)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,333,000 ($36.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,304,000 ($35.47)
    General Public Buildings: $676,000 ($18.39)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $534,000 ($14.53)
    Central Staff Services: $315,000 ($8.57)
    Financial Administration: $208,000 ($5.66)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $94,000 ($2.56)
    Health Services - Other: $62,000 ($1.69)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $215,000 ($5.85)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $175,000 ($4.76)
    Fire Protection: $25,000 ($0.68)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $111,000 ($3.02)
    Police Protection: $91,000 ($2.48)
    General - Other: $73,000 ($1.99)
    Regular Highways: $72,000 ($1.96)
    General Public Building: $30,000 ($0.82)
    Sewerage: $19,000 ($0.52)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $18,000 ($0.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($0.24)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($0.14)
    Central Staff: $2,000 ($0.05)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.05)
    Judicial: $1,000 ($0.03)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.03)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $9,478,000 ($257.83)

Portage government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,172,000 ($140.70)
    All Other: $1,214,000 ($33.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $729,000 ($19.83)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $547,000 ($14.88)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,365,000 ($37.13)
    Rents: $584,000 ($15.89)
    Interest Earnings: $329,000 ($8.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,585,000 ($43.12)
    Highways: $858,000 ($23.34)
    All Other: $557,000 ($15.15)
  • Tax - Property: $9,944,000 ($270.51)
    NEC: $294,000 ($8.00)
    Public Utilities: $146,000 ($3.97)
    Total General Sales: $0 ($0.00)

Portage government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,290,000 ($116.70)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $0 ($0.00)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $3,915,000 ($106.50)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $375,000 ($10.20)

Portage government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,265,000 ($34.41)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $10,432,000 ($283.79)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $703,000 ($19.12)

5.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,321 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
Indiana average:

5.59%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($111 average AGI)
Porter County:

0.02%
Indiana average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lake County, IN  2.40% ($37,666 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.48% ($57,296)
from LaPorte County, IN  0.46% ($36,569)


5.66% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,750 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
Indiana average:

5.83%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($253 average AGI)
Porter County:

0.03%
Indiana average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lake County, IN  1.60% ($33,771 average AGI)
to LaPorte County, IN  0.57% ($37,156)
to Cook County, IL  0.40% ($44,678)

Strongest AM radio stations in Portage:

  • WNDZ (750 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PORTAGE, IN; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIMS (1420 AM; 5 kW; MICHIGAN CITY, IN; Owner: ST. GEORGE BROADCASTING, LLC, ROBERT J. MACCINI, RECEIVER)
  • WLTH (1370 AM; 1 kW; GARY, IN; Owner: WLTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Portage:

  • WLJE (105.5 FM; VALPARAISO, IN; Owner: PORTER COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WXRT-FM (93.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Portage:

  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W13BQ (Channel 13; PORTAGE, IN; Owner: STUDIO 5, INC.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • W24AW (Channel 24; VALPARAISO, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W54BK (Channel 54; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W04CQ (Channel 4; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: AQUA-LAND COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W18AT (Channel 18; GARY, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Portage fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 85Number of bridges
  • 487m1,598ftTotal length
  • $1,960,000Total costs
  • 1,215,450Total average daily traffic
  • 124,624Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 371950-1959
  • 181960-1969
  • 91970-1979
  • 81980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 42010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Portage, IN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Portage)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

90 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Portage, IN)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

111 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Portage)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: VAHARY PIETENPOL (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1JV , Serial Number: 0100M, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 06/03/1983
    Registrant (Individual): David J Vahary, 6350 Valleyview Ave, Portage, IN 46368
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5523F , Serial Number: 28-24864, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 09/10/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Frederick S Sirko, 2231 Swanson Rd, Portage, IN 46368
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 6896H , Serial Number: 17265635, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 07/27/1990
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Ora L Trustee Ingram, 5257 Dover Ave, Portage, IN 46368, Other Owners: Marilyn G Trustee Ingram
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7217J , Serial Number: 28-24553, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 05/09/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Jaime L Ramos, 1797 Schiller St, Portage, IN 46368
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 76155 , Serial Number: 10552, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 03/22/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth J Shuster, 2712 Blake Rd, Portage, IN 46368
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7860F , Serial Number: 15063960, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 05/04/1966
    Registrant (Individual): David J Vahary, 6350 Valleyview Ave, Portage, IN 46368
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 84 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4150 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 97167 , Serial Number: 108-167, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Joy Ann D Skaggs, 184 Coral Ave, Portage, IN 46368

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED151$136,75873$116,643749$132,65641$56,2991$6,519,24033$104,61311$45,486
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$139,9936$65,38268$144,0468$38,1810$06$109,0533$32,560
APPLICATIONS DENIED20$137,32117$88,872300$140,51331$34,0580$013$107,8138$43,164
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$140,5444$106,763146$139,8994$90,6381$2,071,3207$97,6060$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$100,5501$61,00039$132,6425$85,8980$03$43,7670$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0504.02 , 0504.03, 0505.01, 0505.02, 0505.04, 0505.05

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$130,72429$147,7140$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED14$148,4173$130,6402$98,010
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$71,7606$148,9901$81,740
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$140,3300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$132,9500$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0504.02 , 0504.03, 0505.01, 0505.02, 0505.04, 0505.05

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Portage and their reported violations in the past:

PORTAGE JR. MISS SOFTBALL INC. (Population served: 1,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
S.T. GAS AND FOOD (Population served: 603, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2011), St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-2011), St Boil Water Order (DEC-19-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2010), St Public Notif requested (FEB-22-2010), St Boil Water Order (FEB-22-2010), St Public Notif received (APR-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JAN-20-2011 to APR-13-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
PORTAGE PARKS DEPT - IMAGINATION GLEN (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
RYANS TALK OF TOWN BAR (Population served: 102, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-06-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-06-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUL-06-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-13-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-21-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
PATHWAY ASSEMBLY OF GOD, INC. (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-10-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-10-2009), St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-24-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-21-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-12-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-12-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-13-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-21-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Portage that have no violations reported:

  • PORTAGE AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 57, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTHERN PLANT SERVICES, LTD (Population served: 41, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 114
  • Hazardous Condition: 62
  • Service Call: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Portage

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Portage, IN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Portage, Indiana:

  • Days Inn, 6161 Melton Rd, Portage, Indiana 46368 , Phone: (219) 762-2136, Fax: (219) 763-1355
  • Comfort Inn, 2300 Willowcreek, Portage, Indiana 46368 , Phone: (219) 763-7177, Fax: (219) 763-2068
  • Holiday Inn Express, 2323 Willowcreek Rd, Portage, Indiana 46368 , Phone: (219) 762-7777, Fax: (219) 762-7777
  • Country Inn & Suites By Carlson At The Port, 1630 Olmsted Dr, Portage, Indiana 46368 , Phone: (219) 764-0021, Fax: (219) 764-0022
  • Hampton Inn, 6353 Melton Rd, Portage, Indiana 46368 , Phone: (219) 764-1919, Fax: (219) 764-0020
  • Best Western Portage Hotel & Suites, 6200 Melton Road, Hwy 20, Portage, Indiana 46368 , Phone: (219) 734-6727, Fax: (219) 841-9721
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Portage, Indiana

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Portage, IN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1KFC1
Ace Hardware1Kmart1
Advance Auto Parts1Kohl's1
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's1Lowe's1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's2
Best Western1Menards1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Quiznos1
CVS1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Sears2
Cricket Wireless1Sprint Nextel1
Curves1Starbucks2
Dairy Queen2Steak 'n Shake1
Days Inn1Subaru1
Dennys1Subway2
Discount Tire1Super 81
Dunkin Donuts2T-Mobile1
FedEx4Taco Bell1
GNC1U-Haul1
Goodwill1U.S. Cellular1
H&R Block1UPS5
Hardee's2Verizon Wireless1
Hilton1Walgreens2
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
Jimmy John's1Wendy's2
Jones New York1YMCA1

Portage compared to Indiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.

Portage on our top lists:

  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in crews of maritime vessels (population 1,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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