Portage, OH Profile: Facts & Data


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Portage, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Portage had a population of 445 as of July 1, 2018. Portage ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Portage is located at latitude 41.3267 and longitude -83.6508 in Wood County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Portage encompass a land area of 1.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wood County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 686 feet.

The Village of Portage (GNIS ID: 2399008) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Portage is located within Township of Liberty, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wood County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Portage: Fort Portage, Haskins Place.

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


Total Population 445
Population in Households 387
Population in Familes 270
Population in Group Qrtrs 58
Population Density2 299
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $51,509
Average Household Income $63,301
Per Capita Income $21,763


Total Housing Units 175 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 102 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 64 (36.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $164,583
Average Home Value $181,618


Total Households 166
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 99
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 0.19% 0.22%
Households 0.15% 0.24%
Families -0.71% 0.2%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   2.28%

Portage, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Portage 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 # 885 27th
Population Density # 1132 7th
Diversity Index # 162 87th
Median Household Income # 676 44th
Per Capita Income # 967 21st

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