Portage, Utah Population 2021

291
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Portage is a city located in Box Elder County Utah. With a 2020 population of 291, it is the 220th largest city in Utah and the 15415th largest city in the United States . Portage is currently growing at a rate of 3.19% annually and its population has increased by 18.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 245 in 2010. Portage reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Portage has a population density of 114 people per square mile.

The average household income in Portage is $87,850 with a poverty rate of 18.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $669 per month, and the median house value is $158,800. The median age in Portage is 34 years, 34.2 years for males, and 33.8 years for females.

Portage Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Portagewas:

  • White: 95.49%
  • Two or more races: 2.87%
  • Black or African American: 0.82%
  • Native American: 0.82%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Portage, Utah is 291 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 273.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 245.

Portage, Utah Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23395.49%
Two or More Races72.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.82%
Black or African American20.82%
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Portage Population by Race

Portage Population Pyramid $2021

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Portage Median Age

34


Total

34.2


Male

33.8


Female

Portage Adults

There are 175 adults, (40 of whom are seniors) in Portage.

Portage Age Dependency

80.7

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Portage Sex Ratio

Female

122

50.00%

Male

122

50.00%

Portage Population by Age

Portage Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Portage Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female50%50%
Married81.5%18.5%
All84.1%15.9%
Non Family93.1%6.9%
Male100%0%

84.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Portage Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All882.7784.1
Married543.5681.5
Non Family29093.1
Female4550
Male13100

3.64

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

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Portage Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade85.16%
High School Graduate7649.03%
Some College4327.74%
Associates Degree138.39%
Bachelors Degree117.10%
Graduate Degree42.58%
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Portage Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Portage Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White15014415
Native American2
Black22
Hispanic11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 10.00%.

Portage Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,688$52,656$20,357
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$32,813$54,375$18,750
Some College$$49,063$16,250
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$34,688

Average Earnings

$52,656

Average Male

$20,357

Average Female

Portage Earnings by Educational Attainment

Portage Language by Age

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Portage Language

95.50% of Portage residents speak only English, while 4.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.60% of the population.

Portage Language

Portage Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2324017.24%
Multiple7457.14%
Hispanic11100.00%

18.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.03%

Male Poverty Rate

18.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Portage

The race most likely to be in poverty in Portage is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Portage is White, with 17.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.57%.

Portage Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade50.00%
High School15.79%
Bachelors or Greater13.33%
Some College7.14%

Portage Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed50.00%
Male Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed17.02%
Male Employed5.00%

Portage Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Portage Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,083$87,850
Families$61,875$111,458
Married Families$61,667-
Non Families$42,656$39,821
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Income by Household Type

Portage Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.1%

Male Marriage Rate

60.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Portage Married by Age and Sex

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Portage Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Portage Marital Status by Race

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Portage Marital Status

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18

Number of Veterans

18

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam10
Second Gulf War5
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War

Portage Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+5
18 to 345
65 to 744
55 to 644
35 to 54

Portage Veterans by Age

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Portage Veterans by Race

Portage Veterans by Education

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11.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Portage Veterans by Education

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64.2%

Labor Force Participation

59.8%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Portage Employment by Age

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Portage Employment by Race

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Portage Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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77.46%

Born in Portage

99.59%

Native Born

0.41%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.59% of Portage residents were born in the United States, with 77.46% having been born in Utah. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Portage Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202129193.19%
202028293.30%
201927393.41%
201826431.15%
201726172.76%
201625420.79%
201525231.20%
201424931.22%
20132460.00%
2012246-3-1.20%
201124941.63%
20102450.00%

Portage Population by Year