For population 25 years and over in Portage:
For population 15 years and over in Portage town:
6 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hamburg, NY (45.9 miles , pop. 56,259).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (46.3 miles , pop. 219,773).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (230.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.55 N, Longitude: 77.99 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 585
Unemployment in August 2012:
Work and jobs in Portage: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Portage, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Portage-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 53% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/20/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.5 miles away from the Portage town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 7/24/1967, a category F3 tornado 29.1 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Portage-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/12/1994 at 10:43:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 16.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/26/1999 at 22:33:01, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 8.0 mi) earthquake occurred 94.8 miles away from Portage center
On 12/25/1998 at 13:30:26, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 11.2 mi) earthquake occurred 88.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/2001 at 20:15:15, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG) earthquake occurred 33.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/4/2004 at 23:55:26, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MW, 3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.9 miles away from Portage center
On 5/25/1995 at 14:22:32, a magnitude 3.0 (2.6 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Livingston County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Storms: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Portage:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Portage:
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Portage compared to New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Portage (based on Livingston County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.47%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 13
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Number of full-service restaurants: 60
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.81% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,029 average adjusted gross income)
0.22% of residents moved from foreign countries ($250 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,083 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($188 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Portage:
Strongest FM radio stations in Portage:
TV broadcast stations around Portage:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 11See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Portage, NY
Total length: 28 meters (92ft)
Total costs: $3,205,000
Total average daily traffic: 8,196
Total average daily truck traffic: 588