For population 25 years and over in Portage:
For population 15 years and over in Portage town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $593 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ogden, UT (53.8 miles , pop. 77,226).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (403.6 miles , pop. 450,166).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (584.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).
Nearest cities: Plymouth, UT (2.9 miles ), Clarkston, UT (3.3 miles ), Riverside, UT (3.6 miles ), Fielding, UT (3.6 miles ), Weston, ID (3.8 miles ), Malad City, ID (3.9 miles ), Cornish, UT (3.9 miles ), Newton, UT (3.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 41.98 N, Longitude: 112.24 W
Area code: 435
Population change in the 1990s: +38 (+17.4%).
Work and jobs in Portage: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Portage, Utah
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Portage-area historical earthquake activity is above Utah state average. It is 198% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 12.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 85.5 miles away from Portage center
On 4/21/2001 at 17:18:56, a magnitude 5.4 (5.4 MB, 4.9 MS, 5.3 MW, Depth: 0.5 mi) earthquake occurred 78.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/11/1994 at 14:59:50, a magnitude 5.3 (4.8 MB, 5.1 ML, 5.3 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/1994 at 16:16:44, a magnitude 5.2 (4.3 MB, 4.8 ML, 5.2 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.9 miles away from Portage center
On 2/4/1994 at 02:42:12, a magnitude 5.2 (4.7 MB, 5.2 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Box Elder County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Landslides: 2, Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Portage:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.63. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Portage and their reported violations in the past:PORTAGE TOWN WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 275, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 14.1%
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Portage compared to Utah state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Portage (based on Box Elder County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 85.60%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Portage government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.06% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,842 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.03% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,221 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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:
Portage fatal accident list:
May 4, 2005 09:20 PM, I-15, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 20, 1997 01:05 PM, I15, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Portage)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: