Portage, PA Demographics

The total population of Portage is estimated to be 2,658 with 1,375 males (51.73%) and 1,283 females (48.27%). There are 92 less females than males in Portage.
The median household income in Portage was $48,673 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 3,690(8.20%) from $44,983 in 2020. This income is 65.24% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Portage sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $69,854. Overall, the median household income for the borough of Portage stands at $48,673.
In Portage, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $35,558 for males and $29,058 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $47,523 for males and $39,058 for females.
In Portage, there are just two different racial groups among households. Among these, White households report a median household income of $49,220, while Two or More Races households have a median household income of $16,828.
In 2022, the population of Portage was 2,411, a 0.82% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Portage's population was 2,431, a decline of 0.78% compared to a population of 2,450 in 2020.
The median age in Portage, PA is 44.6, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 17.39% were under the age of 15, 16.23% aged 15 to 29, 44.18% aged 30 to 64, 19.20% aged 65 to 84, and 3.01% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Portage population: 96.80% are White, 0.39% are Black or African American, 0.39% are Asian and 2.43% are multiracial.