Portage, OH Demographics


Population (year 2000): 428. Estimated population in July 2005: 426 (-0.5% change)
Males: 221 (51.6%), Females: 207 (48.4%)

Wood County

Zip code: 43451

Median resident age: 37.9 years
Median household income: $37,031 (year 2000)
Median house value: $84,300 (year 2000)

Races in Portage:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.3%)
  • Hispanic (9.8%)
  • Other race (3.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.8%)
  • American Indian (1.9%)
  • Black (1.2%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (36.4%), English (9.8%), Irish (9.8%), Scottish (5.6%), United States (3.7%), French (2.8%).

Elevation: 685 feet

Land area: 1.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Portage

  • High school or higher: 76.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Portage village

  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

2.6% Foreign born (1.2% Asia, 0.9% Europe, 0.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -42 (-8.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Portage:

  • WOOD COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; BOWLING GREEN, OH)
  • FOCUS HEALTH CARE OF OHIO (about 18 miles; MAUMEE, OH)
  • ST LUKES HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; MAUMEE, OH)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Portage:

  • TOLEDO EXPRESS (about 21 miles; TOLEDO, OH; ID: TOL)
  • WILLOW RUN (about 64 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: YIP)
  • DETROIT METROPOLITAN WAYNE COUNTY (about 64 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: DTW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Portage:

  • WOOD COUNTY (about 5 miles; BOWLING GREEN, OH; ID: 1G0)
  • BORDNER (about 5 miles; BOWLING GREEN, OH; ID: 3D8)
  • PRIEBE (about 16 miles; FINDLAY, OH; ID: 7D5)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Portage:

  • BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 5 miles; BOWLING GREEN, OH; Full-time enrollment: 16,537)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF FINDLAY (about 20 miles; FINDLAY, OH; FT enrollment: 3,508)
  • OWENS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-TOLEDO CAMPUS (about 23 miles; TOLEDO, OH; FT enrollment: 7,809)
  • UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO (about 24 miles; TOLEDO, OH; FT enrollment: 15,999)
  • OHIO NORTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; ADA, OH; FT enrollment: 3,161)
  • EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY (about 62 miles; YPSILANTI, MI; FT enrollment: 17,476)
  • WASHTENAW COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 66 miles; ANN ARBOR, MI; FT enrollment: 5,436)
Public primary/middle school in Portage:

  • PORTAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 166; Location: 9720 MERMILL RD; Grades: PK – 05)