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Population in 2012: 6,260 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.7%
 

Males: 3,173  (50.7%)
Females: 3,087  (49.3%)

Median resident age:  39.4 years
Indiana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 47371.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,368 (it was $31,045 in 2000)
Portland:

$33,368
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,324

Portland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $69,305 (it was $62,700 in 2000)
Portland:

$69,305
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $76,659; Detached houses: $77,584; Townhouses or other attached units: $74,897; In 2-unit structures: $76,187; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $87,908; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $99,629; Mobile homes: $41,196

Median gross rent in 2012: $554.

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  • White alone - 5,742 (92.3%)
  • Hispanic - 363 (5.8%)
  • Two or more races - 60 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 29 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 26 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.03%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Portland: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (31.5%), English (12.1%), United States (11.7%), Irish (10.3%), Dutch (3.3%), Polish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 908 feet

Land area: 4.11 square miles.

Population density: 1,524 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Portland:

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 11.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Portland city:

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 45.8%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

131 residents are foreign born (1.0% Asia, 0.4% North America).

This city:  2.0%
Indiana:  4.6%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 24 registered sex offenders living in Portland, Indiana as of December 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Portland to the number of sex offenders is 261 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $423 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $451 (0.7%)

Portland satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $63,100
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $102,600
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 40.43 N, Longitude: 84.98 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,364 (+36.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,731 (61.2%)

Area code: 260

Portland household income distribution Portland home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Portland by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.016.20.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000301400
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.048.80.016.366.10.00.0
Robberies 100021002000
per 100,000 15.40.00.00.031.816.00.00.032.60.00.00.0
Assaults 9520300700015
per 100,000 139.076.731.60.047.70.00.0113.60.00.00.0239.6
Burglaries 16207343419253121191832
per 100,000 247.2306.7110.5536.3541.1304.9406.6503.0342.5314.0287.8511.2
Thefts 259225198187240250252275241188205207
per 100,000 4001.23450.93124.52949.53819.84011.64098.24462.13930.83107.43277.43306.7
Auto thefts 2052447515415
per 100,000 30.90.078.931.563.764.2113.881.116.382.663.9239.6
Arson 110000011110
per 100,000 15.415.30.00.00.00.00.016.216.316.516.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 207.9171.2142.3154.8210.4187.8235.6269.7201.1201.5153.1230.3

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 17 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Indiana average:

1.96

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Portland, Indiana accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
Indiana:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -207 (-3.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (52%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Portland-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 181% 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 near Indiana state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 the city center
On 9/12/2004 at 13:05:19, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 MW, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 72.4 miles away from Portland center
On 4/17/1990 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 7.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jay County (12) is near the US average (12).
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 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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.


Hospitals/medical centers in Portland:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Portland, IN

Airports located in Portland:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Portland:

  • Taylor University (about 28 miles; Upland, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,016)
  • Ball State University (about 28 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 17,693)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-East Central (about 30 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 4,391)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 37 miles; Marion, IN; FT enrollment: 13,899)
  • Anderson University (about 43 miles; Anderson, IN; FT enrollment: 2,026)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology (about 46 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 2,524)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast (about 48 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 4,903)

Public high school in Portland:

Public elementary/middle schools in Portland:

See full list of schools located in Portland, School District: JAY SCHOOL CORPORATION

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)

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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).

 
Jay County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM2.5 SO2 Ozone  PM10 CO  NO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 25.7. This is better than average.
City:

25.7
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00814. This is significantly better than average. There were 41 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.00814
U.S.:

0.05378
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.52. This is better than average. There were 52 monitors within city limits.
City:

7.52
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.27. This is about average. There were 33 monitors within city limits.
City:

2.27
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 20.8. This is better than average. There were 17 monitors within city limits.
City:

20.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.0. This is better than average. There were 109 monitors within city limits.
City:

17.0
U.S.:

22.1
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.288. This is about average. There were 79 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.288
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.3. This is about average. There were 35 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.4

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

PAK-A-SAK 37 PWS (Serves OH, Population served: 350, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2003 and SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-02-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-02-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUN-2003 and AUG-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-07-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-07-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2002 and SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-23-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-23-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2002 and JUN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-26-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-26-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2001 and SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-05-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-05-2001), St Public Notif received (AUG-02-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2000 and SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-14-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-14-2000), St Public Notif received (JUL-31-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
PARADISE POINTE R.V. RESORT (CENTER WELL (Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-15-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
PARADISE POINTE R.V. RESORT (WEST WELL) (Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-15-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
WESTCHESTER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (Population served: 126, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PLEASANT HILL CHURCH (Population served: 95, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-05-2000), St Public Notif requested (SEP-05-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-30-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
REDEEMER LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-02-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-02-2005), St Boil Water Order (SEP-02-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
PORTLAND MUNICIPAL AIRPORT (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-10-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-28-2001), St Public Notif requested (JUN-28-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
NEW COVENANT FELLOWSHIP CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-09-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-09-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-28-2000), St Public Notif requested (AUG-28-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2001)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-12-2001), St Public Notif requested (JAN-12-2001), St Public Notif received (JAN-24-2001)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.7%
(15.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 61.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 7.9% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Portland, IN

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

Portland compared to Indiana state average:

Portland, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Portland, Indiana:

  • Super 8 Motel, 1147 N US Hwy 27, Portland, IN 47371 , Phone: (260) 726-8888
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 100 Holiday Dr, Portland, IN 47371 , Phone: (260) 726-6688
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Portland, Indiana

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Portland travel time to work - commute


Portland mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (73%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Portland city (based on Jay County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.14%
Here43.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of the NazareneChristian Churches and Churches of ChristNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental Baptists
Adherents21.8%18.7%12.3%8.3%8.1%
Congregations4.8%27.0%9.5%7.9%4.8%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)General Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesFriends (Quakers)Other
Adherents7.8%3.2%3.0%2.5%14.2%
Congregations4.8%1.6%1.6%6.3%31.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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
Jay County:

4.19 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

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%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$7,517$30,0681$1,235
Other Government Administration 2$7,204$43,2247$1,895
Judicial and Legal 1$1,855$22,2603$1,249
Police Protection - Officers 13$43,412$40,0738$2,052
Police - Other 4$11,469$34,4074$1,479
Firefighters 8$24,082$36,12319$11,345
Streets and Highways 7$20,477$35,1030$0
Health 0$0 1$213
Solid Waste Management 3$7,913$31,6520$0
Sewerage 8$23,944$35,9160$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 0$0 1$1,235
Water Supply 7$21,009$36,0150$0
Totals for Government 56$168,882$36,18944$20,703

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,355,000 ($216.45)
    Sewerage: $1,241,000 ($198.24)
    Central Staff Services: $892,000 ($142.49)
    Regular Highways: $702,000 ($112.14)
    Police Protection: $662,000 ($105.75)
    Fire Protection: $345,000 ($55.11)
    General - Other: $272,000 ($43.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $93,000 ($14.86)
    Parks & Recreation: $92,000 ($14.70)
    Air Transportation: $60,000 ($9.58)
    Housing & Community Development: $39,000 ($6.23)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $32,000 ($5.11)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $159,000 ($25.40)
    General - Other: $137,000 ($21.88)
    Police Protection: $59,000 ($9.42)
    Sewerage: $50,000 ($7.99)
    Fire Protection: $46,000 ($7.35)
    Parks & Recreation: $44,000 ($7.03)
    Air Transportation: $12,000 ($1.92)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,001,000 ($319.65)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $157,000 ($25.08)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $23,000 ($3.67)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,007,000 ($160.86)
    All Other: $215,000 ($34.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $99,000 ($15.81)
    Parks & Recreation: $31,000 ($4.95)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.32)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $37,000 ($5.91)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $732,000 ($116.93)
    Highways: $43,000 ($6.87)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $209,000 ($33.39)
    General Revenue, NEC: $191,000 ($30.51)
    Rents: $11,000 ($1.76)
    Property Sale Other: $3,000 ($0.48)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,487,000 ($237.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $526,000 ($84.03)
    Highways: $184,000 ($29.39)
    All Other: $50,000 ($7.99)
    Housing & Community Development: $20,000 ($3.19)
  • Tax - Property: $1,764,000 ($281.79)
    NEC: $1,000 ($0.16)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,890,000 ($461.66)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $2,620,000 ($418.53)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $270,000 ($43.13)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,199,000 ($990.26)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $587,000 ($93.77)

4.38% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,419 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.38%
Indiana average:

6.54%

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:
from Delaware County, IN  0.68% ($22,852 average AGI)
from Randolph County, IN  0.57% ($25,711)
from Adams County, IN  0.43% ($22,147)


5.07% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,604 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.07%
Indiana average:

6.56%

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:
to Delaware County, IN  0.95% ($23,974 average AGI)
to Randolph County, IN  0.55% ($25,795)
to Adams County, IN  0.52% ($25,659)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Portland, Indiana:
  • Fatal accident count: 17
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 30
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 18
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 42
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Indiana average:
  • Fatal accident count: 113
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 174
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 36
  • Fatalities: 123
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 282
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

See more detailed statistics of Portland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 27 meters (89ft)
Total costs: $935,000
Total average daily traffic: 23,143
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,153
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 32,241

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Portland)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Portland, IN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 6 (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: 64 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Portland)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Portland)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 49
  • Hazardous Condition: 26
  • Good Intent Call: 8

Incident types - Portland


See full 2006 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
Businesses in Portland, IN
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Nike2
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1Subway1
Dairy Queen1Super 81
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS1
KFC1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
McDonald's1

Portland on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of murders to rapes between 2001 and 2006 (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Office and administrative support occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Computer and electronic products (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Sales and office occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of rapes to murders between 2001 and 2006"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally retarded (population 5,000+)"
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  • James Wayne Blevins (3)
  • James Byron Pickett (1)
  • Stephen Dwayne Fouch (1)

Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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