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The population of Portage is approximately 33,496 (2000), 36828 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 12,746 (2000), 13992 (2010).

The amount of land area in Portage is 53.942 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Portage is 26.5 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.466 sq kilometers.
The distance from Portage to Washington DC is 587 miles. The distance to the Indiana state capital is 137 miles. (as the crow flies)
Portage is positioned 41.58 degrees north of the equator and 87.18 degrees west of the prime meridian.

The Portage median home price is $62,000 (1999).

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Portage location: in the general Gary area not far from the shore of Lake Michigan in northwestern Indiana. It is about 40 miles southeast of Chicago, Illinois.

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Climate & Weather

The average winter temperature is 20.1 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 72.9 degrees F.
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Portage history:

Portage was incorporated as a town in 1959 and as a city in 1968.
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