Porter, Indiana Population 2021

4,874
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Porter is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 4,874, it is the 123rd largest city in Indiana and the 4834th largest city in the United States . Porter is currently growing at a rate of 0.41% annually and its population has increased by 0.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,858 in 2010. Porter reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 6 miles, Porter has a population density of 789 people per square mile.

The average household income in Porter is $101,435 with a poverty rate of 3.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,299 per month, and the median house value is $189,900. The median age in Porter is 36.6 years, 36.4 years for males, and 37.2 years for females.

Porter Demographics

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

  • White: 92.42%
  • Two or more races: 3.11%
  • Other race: 2.70%
  • Asian: 1.54%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Porter, Indiana is 4,874 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,834.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,858.

Porter, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,45292.42%
Two or More Races1503.11%
Some Other Race1302.70%
Asian741.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.23%
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Porter Population by Race

Porter Population Pyramid $2021

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Porter Median Age

36.6


Total

36.4


Male

37.2


Female

Porter Adults

There are 3,678 adults, (540 of whom are seniors) in Porter.

Porter Age Dependency

53.5

Age Dependency Ratio

17.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Porter Sex Ratio

Female

2,207

45.82%

Male

2,610

54.18%

Porter Population by Age

Porter Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Porter Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female58.3%41.7%
Male66.9%33.1%
Non Family69.4%30.6%
All79.4%20.6%
Married87%13%

79.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Porter Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6482.9279.4
Married1,0393.587
Non Family3561.169.4
Female1323.4158.3
Male1212.7666.9

3.35

Average Family Size

2.92

Average Household Size

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Porter Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade120.37%
9th to 12th Grade1404.26%
High School Graduate1,07432.71%
Some College69821.26%
Associates Degree2116.43%
Bachelors Degree75422.97%
Graduate Degree39412.00%
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Porter Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Porter Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,7242,572982
Hispanic47647683
Other Race10410422
Asian505050
2+ Races454514
Native American111111

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Porter Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$54,628$74,293$30,135
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$31,172$73,719$16,276
Some College$56,214$74,918$35,083
Bachelors Degree$60,021$80,417$32,449
Graduate Degree$63,971$95,550$60,439

$54,628

Average Earnings

$74,293

Average Male

$30,135

Average Female

Porter Earnings by Educational Attainment

Porter Language by Age

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Porter Language

93.81% of Porter residents speak only English, while 6.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.96% of the population.

Porter Language

Porter Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,8661193.08%
Hispanic844728.53%

3.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.92%

Male Poverty Rate

7.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Porter

The race most likely to be in poverty in Porter is Hispanic, with 8.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Porter is White, with 3.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.83%.

Porter Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.79%
Some College7.92%
High School4.75%
Bachelors or Greater0.96%

Porter Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed3.37%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Porter Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Porter Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$91,667$101,435
Families$100,345$101,846
Married Families$104,321-
Non Families$86,300$98,135
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Income by Household Type

Porter Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.0%

Male Marriage Rate

54.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Porter Married by Age and Sex

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Porter Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Porter Marital Status by Race

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Porter Marital Status

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374

Number of Veterans

344

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam143
Second Gulf War85
First Gulf War67
World War II10
Korea

Porter Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54131
65 to 74125
18 to 3456
75+43
55 to 6419

Porter Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White37410.88%
Hispanic294.96%

Porter Veterans by Race

Porter Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Porter Veterans by Education

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71.9%

Labor Force Participation

69.4%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Porter Employment by Age

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Porter Employment by Race

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Porter 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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66.72%

Born in Porter

97.74%

Native Born

2.26%

Foreign Born

1.25%

Non Citizen

1.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.74% of Porter residents were born in the United States, with 66.72% having been born in Indiana. 1.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Porter Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,874200.41%
20204,854200.41%
20194,834200.42%
20184,81420.04%
20174,81230.06%
20164,809-34-0.70%
20154,843-19-0.39%
20144,862-1-0.02%
20134,863-3-0.06%
20124,866-4-0.08%
20114,870200.41%
20104,850-122-0.25%
20004,9721,8544.78%
19903,1181300.43%
19802,988-70-0.23%
19703,0580.00%

Porter Population by Year