IN

National Population : 333,590,059
Indiana State Population : 6,842,150

About Porter, IN

Porter, IN is located in Porter County in the state of Indiana.

The total City Population for Porter is about 4,834 with about 302 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 28,756.

The Average Home Value is $186,800.00, which is roughly 35% higher than the Average Home Value of $120,925.00 for the state of Indiana, and roughly 1% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $77,655.00, which is roughly 29% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $55,001.00 for the state of Indiana, and roughly 26% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Porter is about 3.2%.

Indiana is ranked #38 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 26.63 out of 100.

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Voting

Porter County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a significant difference of 11.7% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 52.03%
Democratic: 45.94%
Libertarian: 1.91%
Green: 0.08%
Other: 0.04%


Nearby Locations

Ogden Dunes, IN (7.86 mi.)
Portage, IN (7.86 mi.)
Westville, IN (8.08 mi.)
Otis, IN (8.08 mi.)
Valparaiso, IN (9.14 mi.)
Valpo, IN (10.08 mi.)
Michigan City, IN (10.60 mi.)
Trail Creek, IN (10.60 mi.)
Pines, IN (10.60 mi.)
Michiana Shrs, IN (10.60 mi.)
Long Beach, IN (10.60 mi.)
Town Of Pines, IN (10.60 mi.)
Potawatami Pk, IN (10.60 mi.)
Lake Station, IN (12.91 mi.)
New Chicago, IN (13.27 mi.)
Hobart, IN (13.27 mi.)
Wanatah, IN (14.39 mi.)
La Porte, IN (15.21 mi.)
Laporte, IN (15.21 mi.)
Gary, IN (15.91 mi.)
Union Mills, IN (16.17 mi.)
Merrillville, IN (17.24 mi.)
Hanna, IN (19.20 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 46304
Latitude : 41.618814
Longitude : -87.039370
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Midwest
Average Elevation : 627 ft.
Area Code(s) : 219

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.61
Male Population Estimate : 41.43%
Female Population Estimate : 42.75%
Median Age : 39.4
Male Median Age : 38.3
Female Median Age : 40.4

White Population Estimate : 80.25%
Black Population Estimate : 1.46%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 5.08%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.53%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.06%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.69%
Other Population Estimate : 1.67%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Porter specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Porter County: About 2 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Porter County: About 97 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Porter County is about 42% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 66% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.