Portage Lakes, OH Profile: Facts & Data


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Portage Lakes, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Portage Lakes Census Designated Place had a population of 6,914 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Portage Lakes is located at latitude 41.0073 and longitude -81.5271 in Summit County. The formal boundaries for the Portage Lakes Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0.99 sq. miles. Summit County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,053 feet.

The Portage Lakes Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393195) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Portage Lakes Census Designated Place is located within Township of Coventry, a minor civil division (MCD) of Summit County.

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Portage Lakes, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,914
Population in Households 6,896
Population in Familes 4,907
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density2 1,751
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $52,524
Average Household Income $65,057
Per Capita Income $30,527


Total Housing Units 3,594 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,896 (52.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,337 (37.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 362 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $139,151
Average Home Value $169,636


Total Households 3,232
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 1,739
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.09% 0.0%
Households -0.05% 0.02%
Families -0.46% -0.18%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   3.07%

Portage Lakes, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Portage Lakes to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 234 81st
Population Density # 359 71st
Diversity Index # 549 54th
Median Household Income # 629 48th
Per Capita Income # 298 76th

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