For population 25 years and over in Portland:
For population 15 years and over in Portland town:
16 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Madison, WI (24.7 miles , pop. 208,054).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (115.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.23 N, Longitude: 88.95 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 920
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: +137 (+14.1%).
Work and jobs in Portland: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Portland, Wisconsin
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Portland-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 155% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 28.8 miles away from the Portland town center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 7/18/1996, a category F5 tornado 36.6 miles away from the town center injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Dodge County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Portland:
Amtrak station near Portland:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Portland:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.27. This is about average. There were 33 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 20.8. This is better than average. There were 17 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.0. This is better than average. There were 109 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.52. This is better than average. There were 52 monitors within city limits.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.288. This is about average. There were 79 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.3. This is about average. There were 35 monitors within city limits.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00432. This is significantly better than average. There were 41 monitors within city limits.
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)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Portland compared to Wisconsin state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Portland (based on Dodge County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.48%
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 (with gas): 33
Number of full-service restaurants: 60
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.84% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,507 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:
6.46% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,809 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 Portland:
Strongest FM radio stations in Portland:
TV broadcast stations around Portland:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 20 meters (66ft)
Total costs: $175,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,660
Total average daily truck traffic: 244
Total future (year 2024) average daily traffic: 7,653
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Portland)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2