Portland, Indiana

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Population in 2019: 6,002 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.8%
 
Males: 3,019  (50.3%)
Females: 2,983  (49.7%)
Median resident age:

38.6 years
Indiana median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 47371.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $39,165 (it was $31,045 in 2000)
Portland:

$39,165
IN:

$57,603

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $21,992 (it was $18,375 in 2000)

Portland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $78,275 (it was $62,700 in 2000)
Portland:

$78,275
IN:

$156,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $119,250; detached houses: $124,275; townhouses or other attached units: $161,874; in 2-unit structures: $79,086; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $163,027; mobile homes: $32,294

Median gross rent in 2019: $671.

March 2019 cost of living index in Portland: 75.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.5%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 36.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 81.7% for other race residents, 5.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Portland, IN (2019)
    • 5,25088.3%White alone
    • 3546.0%Hispanic
    • 1482.5%Asian alone
    • 1151.9%Two or more races
    • 540.9%Black alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.02%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 32 registered sex offenders living in Portland, Indiana as of January 22, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Portland is 196 to 1.


Crime rates in Portland by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(48.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.3)
4
(66.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.9)
4
(64.7)
4
(65.0)
1
(16.3)
3
(49.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(16.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(32.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
7
(113.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
15
(239.6)
1
(15.9)
7
(111.6)
8
(129.4)
10
(162.5)
13
(212.0)
9
(148.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
19
(304.9)
25
(406.6)
31
(503.0)
21
(342.5)
19
(314.0)
18
(287.8)
32
(511.2)
12
(191.1)
9
(143.4)
3
(48.5)
1
(16.2)
2
(32.6)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
250
(4,012)
252
(4,098)
275
(4,462)
241
(3,931)
188
(3,107)
205
(3,277)
207
(3,307)
214
(3,409)
149
(2,375)
75
(1,213)
83
(1,349)
73
(1,190)
65
(1,071)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(64.2)
7
(113.8)
5
(81.1)
1
(16.3)
5
(82.6)
4
(63.9)
15
(239.6)
18
(286.7)
9
(143.4)
3
(48.5)
4
(65.0)
5
(81.5)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.2)
1
(16.3)
1
(16.5)
1
(16.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/AN/AN/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index191.8240.5275.4205.3205.8156.4235.1175.9151.6133.4144.8111.9112.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Portland, IN

Crime rate in Portland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 16 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Indiana average:

1.09
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Ancestries: German (26.4%), American (15.0%), English (10.1%), Irish (4.4%), European (3.6%), French Canadian (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 908 feet

Land area: 4.11 square miles.

Population density: 1,461 people per square mile   (low).

Portland, Indiana map

179 residents are foreign born (1.4% North America, 1.1% Asia).

This city:

3.0%
Indiana:

5.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $486 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $368 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Muncie, IN (27.2 miles , pop. 67,430).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (45.2 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (171.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Salamonia, IN (2.6 miles),
Bryant, IN (2.6 miles ),
Pennville, IN (3.1 miles ),
Ridgeville, IN (3.2 miles ),
Redkey, IN (3.3 miles ),
Fort Recovery, OH (3.3 miles ),
Geneva, IN (3.3 miles ),
Dunkirk, IN (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 40.43 N, Longitude: 84.98 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,389 (+40.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,700 (62.8%)

Area code: 260

Distribution of median household income in Portland, IN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Portland, IN in 2019
Portland satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $63,100
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $102,600
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.5%
Indiana:

4.9%
Historical population in Portland, IN
Historical housing units in Portland, IN
Most common industries in Portland, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (8.5%)
  • Construction (7.3%)
  • Food (6.9%)
  • Health care (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (10.5%)
  • Food (8.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.4%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Machinery (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.6%)
  • Computer & electronic products (8.4%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.3%)
  • Food (4.9%)
  • Social assistance (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Portland, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (15.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Cashiers (5.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)

Average climate in Portland, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Portland, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 51.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.5
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.8
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Portland-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 90% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the Portland city center killed one person and injured 12 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 22.5 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 125 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Portland-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 163.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 207.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 32.8 miles away from Portland center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 207.1 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 190.8 miles away from Portland center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 250.3 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 Jay County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Portland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Portland:

  • JAY COUNTY HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 500 W VOTAW ST)
  • JAY-RANDOLPH DEVELOP SERVICES (227 EAST UNION STREET)
  • JAY-RANDOLPH DEVELOP SERVICES (227 E HIGH STREET)
  • JAY-RANDOLPH DEVELOP SERVICES (504 N MIDDLE STREET)
  • AMERICARE LIVING CENTER OF POR (510 W HIGH ST)
  • PERSIMMON RIDGE REHABILITATION CENTRE (200 N PARK ST)
  • PORTLAND COMMUNITY CARE CENTER - EAST (510 WEST HIGH STREET)
  • PORTLAND COMMUNITY CARE CENTER-WEST (200 NORTH PARK STREET, PO BOX 1206)

Airports located in Portland:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Portland:

  • Taylor University (about 28 miles; Upland, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • Ball State University (about 28 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 20,254)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 37 miles; Marion, IN; FT enrollment: 13,681)
  • Indiana University-East (about 40 miles; Richmond, IN; FT enrollment: 2,867)
  • Anderson University (about 43 miles; Anderson, IN; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • Edison State Community College (about 45 miles; Piqua, OH; FT enrollment: 2,049)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology (about 46 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 4,320)

Public high school in Portland:

Public elementary/middle schools in Portland:

See full list of schools located in Portland

Library in Portland:

  • JAY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $781,336; Location: 315 NORTH SHIP STREET; 83,478 books; 6,084 audio materials; 7,950 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 237 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Portland Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Jaque Cemetery (1), Green Park Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Millers Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Portland: Haynes Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Jay County Historical Society (Museums; 903 East Main Street), Jay County Visitors & Tourism Bureau (411 North Meridian Street), Museum of the Soldier Inc (510 East Arch Street).

Hotels: Budget Inn (1411 Us 27 North), Hoosier Inn (1620 North Meridian Street).

Courts: Portland City Court (1616 North Franklin Street), Jay County - Cooperative Extension Agent Court House (Floor 1), Jay County - Cooperative Extension Agent Court House- Court Probation (Floor 1), Jay County - Jay Circuit Court (Floor FL), Jay County - Jay Superior Court (Floor FL).

Birthplace of: Twyla Tharp - Choreographer, Bill Wallace (martial artist) - Martial artist, Kevin A. Ford - Astronaut, Leon Ames (actor) - Actor, Kenneth MacDonald (American actor) - Actor, Bruce Robbins - Baseball player, Harley Young - Baseball player, Jack Imel - Percussionist, Pete Brewster - Football player.

Jay County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

PAK-A-SAK 38 PWS (Serves OH, Population served: 804, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-12-2013), St Public Notif requested (DEC-30-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-30-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-22-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-28-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-12-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-03-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-03-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-14-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-17-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-19-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-19-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-14-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-26-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-26-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-14-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
PAK-A-SAK #36 (Population served: 210, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
SALAMONIA UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST (Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
PORTLAND MUNICIPAL AIRPORT (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-28-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-28-2007), St Boil Water Order (AUG-28-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-24-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • PAK-A-SAK 37 PWS (Serves OH, Population served: 350, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.1%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.2%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Portland in 2010:

  • 90 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 45 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 26 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 16 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 7 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Portland in 2000:

  • 94 people in nursing homes
  • 38 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 35 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Portland (2011 data):

  • First Merchants Bank National Association: The Marsh Branch, Drive-In Branch, Portland Supercenter, Portland Branch. Info updated 2012/02/13: Bank assets: $4,154.9 mil, Deposits: $3,154.7 mil, headquarters in Muncie, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 89 total offices, Holding Company: First Merchants Corporation
  • MainSource Bank: Portland Branch, Portland North Branch, East Main Street Branch. 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.
  • Old National Bank: Portland Branch at 910 North Meridian, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $8,467.9 mil, Deposits: $6,653.1 mil, headquarters in Evansville, IN, positive income, 195 total offices, Holding Company: Old National Bancorp
  • Bank of Geneva: Portland Branch at 1451 North Meridian Street, branch established on 2005/09/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $153.9 mil, Deposits: $125.2 mil, headquarters in Geneva, IN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Limberlost Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Bank of Berne: Portland Branch at 185 Industrial Drive, branch established on 2000/03/13. Info updated 2012/03/07: Bank assets: $434.5 mil, Deposits: $319.2 mil, headquarters in Berne, IN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: First Berne Financial Corporation
  • Pacesetter Bank: North Meridan Street Branch at 1221 North Meridan Street, branch established on 1990/03/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $114.7 mil, Deposits: $100.4 mil, headquarters in Hartford City, IN, positive income, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Town Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Portland:

Marital status in Portland, IN
  • Never married: 34.3%
  • Now married: 35.9%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 18.2%

For population 25 years and over in Portland:

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Indiana average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Portland
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Portland, IN (based on Jay County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,29337
Mainline Protestant3,09625
Catholic1,7313
Other1002
None13,033-
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: 3
Jay County:

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
This county:

4.19 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
This county:

8.38 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.7%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Jay County:

30.6%
State:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Jay County:

13.8%
State:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Portland:

49.1%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.2%
Indiana:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
Indiana:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.1%
Indiana:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.0%
Indiana:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Portland:

6.8
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Portland:

34.6%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
Portland:

55.4%
Indiana:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Portland:

76.8%
Indiana:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Portland, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 13$53,719$49,5878$340
Firefighters 9$35,953$47,93722$10,604
Streets and Highways 7$22,032$37,7691$84
Sewerage 7$26,715$45,7970$0
Water Supply 6$23,830$47,6600$0
Police - Other 4$15,580$46,7400$0
Financial Administration 3$9,845$39,3801$225
Solid Waste Management 2$6,993$41,9580$0
Other Government Administration 2$4,083$24,4989$3,532
Judicial and Legal 2$4,495$26,9701$93
Parks and Recreation 1$3,716$44,5920$0
Airports 0$0 1$2,980
Totals for Government 56$206,960$44,34943$17,858

Portland government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $8,427,000 ($1404.03)
    Sewerage: $2,343,000 ($390.37)
    Water Utilities: $1,542,000 ($256.91)
    Central Staff Services: $1,483,000 ($247.08)
    Police Protection: $965,000 ($160.78)
    Local Fire Protection: $600,000 ($99.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $344,000 ($57.31)
    Electric Utilities: $267,000 ($44.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $253,000 ($42.15)
    Air Transportation: $194,000 ($32.32)
    Regular Highways: $160,000 ($26.66)
    Financial Administration: $110,000 ($18.33)
    Parking Facilities: $103,000 ($17.16)
    Gas Utilities: $25,000 ($4.17)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $20,000 ($3.33)
    Health - Other: $15,000 ($2.50)
    Natural Resources - Other: $13,000 ($2.17)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $389,000 ($64.81)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,405,000 ($400.70)

Portland government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $2,586,000 ($430.86)
    Sewerage: $2,163,000 ($360.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $140,000 ($23.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $123,000 ($20.49)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $56,000 ($9.33)
    Air Transportation: $52,000 ($8.66)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $876,000 ($145.95)
    Highways: $58,000 ($9.66)
    Other: $7,000 ($1.17)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $20,000 ($3.33)
    Interest Earnings: $18,000 ($3.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,349,000 ($224.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $216,000 ($35.99)
    Other: $5,000 ($0.83)
  • Tax - Property: $3,049,000 ($508.00)
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,000 ($0.83)

Portland government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,728,000 ($1620.79)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,257,000 ($1542.32)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $471,000 ($78.47)

Portland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,116,000 ($2351.88)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $192,000 ($31.99)

4.10% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($31,602 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.10%
Indiana average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Delaware County, IN  0.80% ($24,969 average AGI)
from Randolph County, IN  0.46% ($25,649)
from Adams County, IN  0.44% ($28,029)
Businesses in Portland, IN
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Arby's1Nike2
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1Subway1
Circle K2Super 81
Dairy Queen1Taco Bell1
Domino's Pizza1True Value1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1

Strongest AM radio stations in Portland:

  • WPGW (1440 AM; 1 kW; PORTLAND, IN)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WONO (1380 AM; 5 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Portland:

  • WPGW-FM (100.9 FM; PORTLAND, IN; Owner: WPGW, INC.)
  • WBSJ (91.7 FM; PORTLAND, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WZBD (92.7 FM; BERNE, IN; Owner: ADAMS COUNTY RADIO, INC)
  • WDJO (106.5 FM; GREENVILLE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIMT (102.1 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHTY (93.5 FM; HARTFORD CITY, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WTGR (97.5 FM; UNION CITY, OH; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC. OF OHIO)
  • WMLX (103.3 FM; ST. MARYS, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKKI (94.3 FM; CELINA, OH; Owner: SONSHINE CORP.)
  • WJYW (88.9 FM; UNION CITY, IN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC)
  • WLBC-FM (104.1 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: MUNCIE SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WNUY (100.1 FM; BLUFFTON, IN; Owner: WELLS COUNTY RADIO CORP.)
  • WDPG (89.9 FM; GREENVILLE, OH; Owner: DAYTON PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZY (98.3 FM; WINCHESTER, IN; Owner: RODGERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Portland:

  • WLMO-LP (Channel 65; LIMA, OH; Owner: METRO VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WIPB (Channel 49; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
Portland fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Portland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 30Number of bridges
  • 226ft / 69.1mTotal length
  • $787,000Total costs
  • 34,222Total average daily traffic
  • 4,846Total average daily truck traffic
  • 51,821Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Portland, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 21940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 71980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Portland, IN
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Portland)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 67 (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 Portland, IN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (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: 86 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Portland)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Portland)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 50. The highest number of fires - 90 took place in 2010, and the least - 5 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Portland, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (46.1%), and Outside Fires (36.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Portland, IN
    • 39146.1%Structure Fires
    • 31036.5%Outside Fires
    • 13515.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 131.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Portland, IN
Most common first names in Portland, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary12779.0 years
William9576.7 years
Robert9472.4 years
Charles9077.3 years
John8776.6 years
James7773.7 years
Ruth6481.0 years
Helen5779.9 years
George4777.8 years
Paul4072.9 years
Most common last names in Portland, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller8579.7 years
Smith8076.5 years
Bailey3677.5 years
Myers3573.5 years
Franks2576.2 years
Gibson2179.4 years
Bickel2178.4 years
Theurer2081.7 years
Green2076.3 years
Stoner1975.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Portland, IN
  • 67.6%Utility gas
  • 29.0%Electricity
  • 1.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Portland, IN
  • 59.2%Utility gas
  • 34.4%Electricity
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Portland compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Portland on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: management of companies and enterprises (population 5,000+)"
There are 5 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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  • James Wayne Blevins (3)
  • Stephen Dwayne Fouch (1)
  • James Byron Pickett (1)
  • David L. Poole (1)
  • David Dale Alig (1)

Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2022.