Portage is a city located in Kalamazoo County Michigan. With a 2020 population of 49,975, it is the 25th largest city in Michigan and the 789th largest city in the United States . Portage is currently growing at a rate of 0.53% annually and its population has increased by 7.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 46,292 in 2010. Portage reached it's highest population of 49,975 in 2021. Spanning over 35 miles, Portage has a population density of 1,548 people per square mile.
The average household income in Portage is $86,552 with a poverty rate of 8.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $839 per month, and the median house value is $164,300. The median age in Portage is 37.5 years, 36.5 years for males, and 38.9 years for females.