Porter, Indiana Population 2020

4,829

Porter is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 4,829, it is the 124th largest city in Indiana and the 4850th largest city in the United States. Porter is currently growing at a rate of 0.04% annually but its population has decreased by -0.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,858 in 2010. Porter reached it's highest population of 4,972 in 2000. Spanning over 6 miles, Porter has a population density of 782 people per square mile.

The average household income in Porter is $103,538 with a poverty rate of 2.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,278 per month, and the median house value is $186,500. The median age in Porter is 35.6 years, 32.4 years for males, and 39.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 123.0 males.

Porter Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Porter was:

  • White: 94.35%
  • Other race: 2.69%
  • Asian: 1.53%
  • Two or more races: 1.26%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Porter, Indiana is 4,829, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,825.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,858.

Porter, Indiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,56094.35%
Some Other Race1302.69%
Asian741.53%
Two or More Races611.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.17%

Porter Population Pyramid 2020

Porter Median Age

35.6


Total

32.4


Male

39.9


Female

Porter Adults

There are 3,696 adults, (441 of whom are seniors) in Porter.

Porter Age Dependency

48.5

Age Dependency Ratio

13.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Porter Sex Ratio

Female

2,167

44.84%

Male

2,666

55.16%

Porter Households and Families

Porter Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Porter Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family87.8%12.2%
Married87.7%12.3%
All84.1%15.9%
Female76.7%23.3%
Male49.5%50.5%

84.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5803.0684.1
Married1,0683.587.7
Non Family2221.1887.8
Female1933.1776.7
Male972.2549.5

3.35

Average Family Size

3.06

Average Household Size

2.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Porter Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade130.41%
9th to 12th Grade1424.48%
High School Graduate1,18237.30%
Some College57818.24%
Associates Degree2247.07%
Bachelors Degree65220.57%
Graduate Degree37811.93%

Porter Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,7152,560886
Hispanic38538575
Other Race979718
Asian434343
Multiple Races1515
Native American888

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$55,675$72,042$26,111
Less Than High School$2,961$$
High School Grad$40,804$70,638$15,694
Some College$56,275$74,125$26,395
Bachelors Degree$59,545$79,531$32,112
Graduate Degree$63,705$82,125$60,208

$55,675

Average Earnings

$72,042

Average Male

$26,111

Average Female

Porter Language

Porter Language by Age

Porter Language

94.71% of Porter residents speak only English, while 5.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.55% of the population.

Porter Poverty

Porter Poverty by Race

2.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.90%

Male Poverty Rate

4.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Porter

The race most likely to be in poverty in Porter is White, with 2.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Porter is White, with 2.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.60%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School8.39%
High School5.41%
Bachelors or Greater1.07%
Some College0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Employed3.84%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Porter Income

Porter Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$99,485$103,538
Families$101,532$106,468
Married Families$109,135-
Non Families$78,750$82,932

Porter Marital Status

Porter Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.3%

Male Marriage Rate

56.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Porter Married by Age and Sex

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

Porter Veterans

359

Number of Veterans

328

Male Veterans

31

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam132
Second Gulf War91
First Gulf War24
World War II22
Korea

$Porter Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Porter Employment Status

75.3%

Labor Force Participation

72.9%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Porter Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

68.38%

Born in Indiana

98.18%

Native Born

1.82%

Foreign Born

1.28%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.18% of Porter residents were born in the United States, with 68.38% having been born in Indiana. 1.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,82920.04%
20194,82720.04%
20184,82530.06%
20174,82220.04%
20164,820-34-0.70%
20154,854-18-0.37%
20144,872-1-0.02%
20134,873-3-0.06%
20124,876-4-0.08%
20114,880190.39%
20104,861-111-0.23%
20004,9721,8544.78%
19903,1181300.43%
19802,988-70-0.23%
19703,0580.00%