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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataIndiana

Social Statistics

Portage, Indiana

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school8,287100.0
Nursery school, preschool4875.9
Kindergarten4255.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,85046.5
High school (grades 9-12)2,07825.1
College or graduate school1,44717.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over21,503100.0
Less than 9th grade9844.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,86913.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)9,86345.9
Some college, no degree4,49820.9
Associate degree1,1255.2
Bachelor's degree1,5117.0
Graduate or professional degree6533.0
Percent high school graduate or higher82.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over26,329100.0
Never married6,17723.5
Now married, except separated14,30954.3
Separated3571.4
Widowed2,1678.2
Female
1,6806.4
Divorced3,31912.6
Female
1,8357.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years548100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren37568.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over24,826100.0
Civilian veterans3,72615.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years7,719100.0
With a disability6498.4
Population 21 to 64 years19,398100.0
With a disability3,34417.2
Percent employed
57.7(X)
No disability16,05482.8
Percent employed
77.5(X)
Population 65 years and over3,579100.0
With a disability1,65346.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over31,089100.0
Same house in 199517,26655.5
Different house in the U.S. in 199513,49143.4
Same county
7,02622.6
Different county
6,46520.8
Same state
4,22913.6
Different state
2,2367.2
Elsewhere in 19953321.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population33,548100.0
Native32,52597.0
Born in United States
32,10995.7
State of residence
22,24866.3
Different state
9,86129.4
Born outside United States
4161.2
Foreign born1,0233.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3060.9
Naturalized citizen
6511.9
Not a citizen
3721.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,023100.0
Europe36836.0
Asia19018.6
Africa70.7
Oceania00.0
Latin America41640.7
Northern America424.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over31,089100.0
English only28,48291.6
Language other than English2,6078.4
Speak English less than 'very well
6602.1
Spanish
1,6565.3
Speak English less than "very well"
4481.4
Other Indo-European languages
7292.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1520.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1260.4
Speak English less than "very well"
440.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population33,548100.0

Total ancestries reported

36,705109.4
Arab1360.4
Czech14251.3
Danish860.3
Dutch7232.2
English2,9598.8
French (except Basque)18452.5
French Canadian12160.6
German7,39022.0
Greek3791.1
Hungarian3010.9
Irish15,13215.3
Italian1,3794.1
Lithuanian2800.8
Norwegian2080.6
Polish2,8758.6
Portuguese290.1
Russian2200.7
Scotch-Irish7042.1
Scottish5101.5
Slovak7272.2
Subsaharan African410.1
Swedish8832.6
Swiss280.1
Ukrainian740.2
United States or American2,1486.4
Welsh2640.8
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries7,74323.1
(X) Not applicable.
1 The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19

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